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Track and Field Announces All-Academic Team

The NSU 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 to…


Blackwood to Spend Summer with Houses of Hope in Kenya

Nova Southeastern tennis student-athlete, Kamryn Blackwood (Jr., Farmington, N.M.), will be spending her summer helping people halfway across the world. She is joining Houses for Hope on a mission trip to Kenya. Blackwood has been involved with Houses for Hope for years and serves on the board of the organization….


Men’s Golf Ends Championship Run in Semifinal Tiebreaker

The No. 1 NSU men’s golf team fell short on its championship run in the semifinals at the NCAA Division II National Championship at the Hershey Country Club East Course, falling to Barry 2-2-1 on a stroke tiebreaker. The Sharks competed in 36 holes on Thursday, starting with a head-to-head…


Huizenga School Undergrads Complete Internships

According to a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, internships are the #1 experience that employers are looking for in their entry level candidates. NSU students are actualizing this on campus, and in corporations throughout South Florida. Are you or your students interested in finding an internship? NSU’s…


Garcia Earns NFCA Division II All-South Region Accolades

NSU student-athlete, Erika Garcia (Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.), was named to the 2013 NFCA Division II All-South Region Second Team, as announced by The National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Garcia played in 50 games during her first season with the Sharks as a first baseman, designated player and pitcher. This season…


Tanaka Named Second Team All-SSC Softball

NSU student-athlete and shortstop, Samira Tanaka, was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball Second Team, as announced by the conference office last week. Tanaka (Jr., Sao Paulo, Brazil) led the Sharks in batting average in her first year on the squad, hitting .354, ranking her 10th in the SSC….


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…


Garcia Earns NFCA Division II All-South Region Accolades

Erika Garcia (Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) was named to the 2013 NFCA Division II All-South Region Second Team, as announced by The National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Garcia played in 50 games during her first season with the Sharks as a first baseman, designated player and pitcher. This season she posted a…


Marrero Named SSC Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Alex Marrero has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. It was the first player of the week honor in the final weekend of his career. Marrero (Miami, Fla.) closed out his career by batting…


Williams Earns Peach Belt Athlete of The Week

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Ciona Williams (Fr., Stockton, Ca.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office. Williams ran on the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relay teams at the Drake Relays over the weekend, setting season-bests in both…


NSU SAAC Raises Over $5,500 for Make-A-Wish

Nova Southeastern University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised the most funds in school history for their Division II national charity, Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through Shark Nights and many athletes’ participation, SAAC will be able to grant a child in need in Broward County one wish. SAAC’s main focus was to increase…


SAAC Wins “Battle Of The Orgs” SEA Thursdays

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) made a push to join the rest of the student body organizations and have a presence at SEA (Student Events and Activities) Thursdays. Through the SAAC’s participation, the organization earned its second win at the SEA Thursdays. The SEA Board has implemented…


Melendez is SSC Baseball Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern first baseman Michael Melendez has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. Melendez (So., Miramar, Fla.) helped the Sharks stave off a sweep at the hands of No. 6 Tampa, as his two grand slams in…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Practically Sweeps All-SSC Awards

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned high praise in this year’s All-Sunshine State Conference awards, capturing Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and four 1st Team All-SSC selections as announced by the conference office Tuesday, April 24. A total of 11 student-athletes have been recognized…


Ben Taylor Selected to Represent Europe in Palmer Cup

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been selected to compete in the 2013 Palmer Cup, representing Europe, June 7-9 at the Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Del., as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The event will use a Ryder Cup-style format and bring together…


Track and Field Completes Run at the Peach Belt Conference Championships

  The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams completed competition at the Peach Belt Conference Championships. The women took second behind Alabama-Huntsville with 163 points. The Shark men finished in third place behind North Carolina- Pembroke and Alabama-Huntsville with 133 points. “I am just so proud of…


Track and Field Highly Recognized by Peach Belt Conference

The Nova Southeastern men and women’s track and field teams were highly recognized at the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships, bringing home four postseason awards. Most notably, the Sharks had two athletes named Co-PBC Runners of the Year on the women’s side in Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas,…


Rowing Varsity-8 Named Valic Boat of the Week

The Nova Southeastern rowing varsity-8 has been named Valic Boat of the Week by the Sunshine State Conference. The NSU eight was the lone SSC boat to advance to the “A” final at the SIRA Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The Sharks finished fourth with a time of 6:38.50, finishing…


No 1. Men’s Golf Takes Second at SSC Tournament; Celia Receives Medalist Honors

The No.1 Nova Southeastern men’s golf team, after leading through the first two rounds at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, fell by one-stroke in the final round to claim second. The men shot a -4 (288-281-291—860). The Sharks were…


NSU Shark Fountain Brick Project: Leave Your Mark with the Shark

Celebrate your legacy at Nova Southeastern University. Honor the lasting memories that have shaped your career at NSU. This is your chance to leave your indelible mark on a personally engraved brick at the NSU Shark Fountain. Pick the exact spot for your brick, and choose what you want to…