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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…


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…


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…