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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…


Baseball Earns STUEY Award for Athletic Team of the Year

The Nova Southeastern baseball team has won the 2013 Student Life Achievement Award for the Athletic Team of the Year, as announced at the annual ceremony Tuesday. The Nova Southeastern baseball team is coming off its second appearance in the NCAA South Region Tournament. In 2013, the Sharks have carried on…


Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…


No 1. Women’s Golf Takes Second in Playoff Final at SSC Tournament; Cammisa Receives Medalist Honors

  The No.1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team, coming from behind, gave a strong effort at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, competing in a playoff tie-breaker to capture the title but fell short by one-stroke. The women shot a…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Osteen Receives Track Athlete of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas, Nev.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the week, announced by the conference office, April 9. Osteen ran the fastest 400 meter hurdles in the PBC so far this year, reaching an NCAA…


Taylor Locks Up SSC Golfer of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer No. 1 Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been named Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week presented by VALIC as announced by the conference office. The No. 1 nationally ranked Taylor led the top-ranked Sharks to victory at Barry’s Buccaneer Invitational, returning to his winning…


Men’s Soccer Hires Rivera as Assistant Coach

Nova Southeastern men’s soccer coach Giuseppe DePalo has announced the hiring of NSU alumnus Juan Rivera as the program’s assistant coach. “I’m happy to welcome Juan back to the Sharks family, he brings a wealth of playing experience and knows the inner workings of our program,” said coach DePalo. “In addition,…


Porter Adds another All-American Accolade

Highly-decorated guard Meixandra Porter added recognition to her ledger as she was recently named third-team All-American by Women’s Division II Bulletin. Less than a week after being chosen as a State Farm/WBCA Coaches’ All-American, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) became the first DII Bulletin honoree since Stephanie Sarosi was chosen by the publication twice…


NSU Alumna Taylor Collins Appears on Golf Channel

Alumna Taylor Collins appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Drive to announce herself as a contestant on the Golf Channel’s reality show, Big Break. The Morning Drive will re-air Tuesday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. On the show, Collins was featured as a future contestant on one of the channel’s most…


Congrats! Swimming and Diving Brings Home 18 All-American Honors

The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up their third season of competition at the NCAA Division II National Championships, and the Sharks made their presence known. Together, the teams captured 18 All-America honors and 28 honorable mention All-America accolades. To be selected as All-America, a…


Accepted Student Day Draws Record Crowd

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosted “Accepted Student Day” for new Sharks who will join NSU in the fall 2013 term. A record crowd of more than 130 students, along with 144 family members, were welcomed by President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., for a day of special…