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Tag Archives: Shark

Satellite-Tagged Shortfin Mako Shark Has Ocean Journey Cut Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For one week every year people seem glued to their televisions watching program after program about sharks. After that week, the spotlight on sharks seems to fade – but not for the researchers who are studying these apex predators all 52 weeks…


Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…


104 Sharks Named to SSC Spring Honor Roll

Nova Southeastern has placed 104 student-athletes on the 2013 Sunshine State Conference spring honor roll. With this remarkable academic season, the Sharks have set a program-best for total athletes on the spring honor roll. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll, a student-athlete must post a minimum semester…


Coleman Steps Down As Head Tennis Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced today that head women’s tennis coach Michael Coleman,DScPT  has resigned after 10 seasons with the Sharks. “I want to thank Michael for his 10 years of dedicated service and commitment to the department of athletics at NSU,” Mominey said. “Through his tireless work…


NSU Sharks Golf Video Receives Gold at 2013 NACMA Best of Awards Ceremony

The Nova Southeastern Athletic Department was awarded a gold medal at the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Best of Awards Ceremony last week at the annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Conference held this year in Orlando, Fla. With over 1,000 submissions, NSU took first…


Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…


Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 points Most improved Curl-ups…


NSU Student Athlete Receives Prestigious Wilma Rudolph Award

Nova Southeastern University swimmer Jonathan Key has been named as a recipient of the 2013 Wilma Rudolph Award, given by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics at their recent national conference. The N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award honors student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds…


Frazier-Wong Named CRCA National Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern rowing head coach Stephen Frazier-Wong has been named the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coach of the Year. This is Frazier-Wong’s second award of the season, as the Sharks’ head coach was previously named Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year. In his first season with NSU, Frazier-Wong took an…


Frazier-Wong and Brown Named “CaptainU” National Coaches of the Year

Nova Southeastern head coaches Stephen Frazier-Wong and Amanda Brown have been named CaptainU National Coaches of the year for their sport’s respective division. CaptainU, an online recruiting network, honored one coach per sport in NCAA Division I II and III. Many of the selections went to coaches who led their team to…


SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO Norman Wedderburn with a check for $5,5442.72. The money SAAC raised this year will grant one child a…


Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The second-place finish snaps the…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Coach Brown Named National Coach of the Year; Team Earns Record Four All-America Nods

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team has reached a new milestone, setting the WGCA record for most All-America First Team members in a single season. Also, head coach Amanda Brown won her first Division II Eaton Golf Pride WGCA National Coach of the Year award. Brown, in her second season…


Five Sharks Receive All-SSC Baseball Honors

The NSU baseball team had five athletes named to the 2013 All-Sunshine State Conference team, as announced by the conference office last week. Brandon Sedell (So., Davie, Fla.) and Kevin Reynolds (Jr., Ft. Myers, Fla.) earned All-SSC First Team honors, while seniors Jose Rodriguez (Hialeah, Fla.) and Alex Marrero (Miami, Fla.), as well…


Athletic Trainer Dustin Gatens Nominated for 2013 Excellence in Aquatics Award

NSU’s athletic trainer Dustin Gatens has been nominated for the Hydroworx 2013 Excellence in Aquatics Award for his work in rehabilitating former Sunshine State Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Year Brian Cahill (So., Arlington, Va.). The award is determined on a fan vote, and Shark fans are encouraged to vote…


Three Swimmers Earn Capital One Academic All-Region

The NSU men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs collectively had three student-athletes honored as Capital One Academic All-Region team members, as announced by CoSIDA last Thursday. Rebecca Bergen, Kelsea Smith and Michael Zislin are the Sharks’ honorees and are now eligible for Academic All-American status. These honors represent the strong academic standards…


Track and Field All-Region Honorees Announced

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named All-Region honorees for the 2012-13 NCAA Division II outdoor track & field season, the Nova Southeastern track and field team had 12 women and nine men earned this honor. The top five from each region in individual…


Track and Field Ends Strong Season at NCAA Championships

The Nova Southeastern track and field team ended its time at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday and capped off a benchmark season. “We did an excellent job this year,” said head coach Bryan Hagopian. “I am so proud of the five athletes who made it…


Rowing Team Brings Home Several CRCA All-America Honors

The NSU rowing team has had two All-American and four scholar athletes named by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association, as announced Tuesday. Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.) was named to the CRCA All-America first team, while Stephanie Hauck (Jr., Somers Point, N.J.) was named a second-teamer. Both athletes, along with Sarah Patterson…


Entrepreneurs’ Council Members Participate in Graduate Business Student Association Lecture Event

  The Entrepreneurs’ Council of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship recently joined the Graduate Business Student Association at Daymond John: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon on April 22, 2013. Council members attended a pre-reception held in the Huizenga Business School’s Sales Institute where they networked with students,…