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Tag Archives: SSC

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…


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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Johansson Captures Another SSC Player of the Week Honor

Nova Southeastern women’s golfer Linnea Johansson (Fr., Faxjo, Sweden) has won her second straight Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honor, as presented by VALIC. Johansson earned her second straight individual victory against a strong field at Rollins’ Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational. Johansson shot a three-round score of 215…


50 Student-Athletes Named to Fall Commissioner’s Honor

Fifty out of 438 NSU student-athletes were named to the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the Fall 2012 semester, announced last week by Commissioner Jay Jones. Seventy-six students carried a perfect 4.00 GPA for the semester. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll, a student-athlete must…


Robinson Named SSC Player of the Week

After a week that saw the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team victorious in two games and move into first place in the Sunshine State Conference, the league offices have announced that guard Danielle Robinson has been named SSC Player of the Week presented by VALIC. Robinson (So., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)…


Swimming and Diving Teams Takes Second at SSC Championships

The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams culminated their trip to the  Sunshine State Conference Championships with both teams earning second-place finishes. On the women’s side, Tampa claimed the title with 892 points. NSU followed behind with 867 and Florida Southern rounded out the top three with…


Contaldi Selected as SSC Pitcher of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Vinnie Contaldi (Jupiter, Fla.) was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week presented by the conference office and VALIC. Contaldi was nearly flawless in five innings of a victory over Albany State. He did not allow a single hit or walk in route to his…


Boudreau Named February’s Student Leader of the Month

NSU rower Lauren Boudreau has been named the Student Leader of the Month by the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement. The student athlete, who is biology major, is also the acting President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which serves as a voice for student athletes. The organization’s involvement…


Porter Garners Second SSC Player of the Week Award of the Season

For the second time this season, NSU guard Meixandra Porter has been named Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by VALIC. Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) led the No. 23 Sharks to a pair of SSC wins this past week by averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5…


SSC Claims Highest DII ASR Rate for Sixth Straight Year

For the sixth consecutive year, the Sunshine State Conference has posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 23 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention, which was held in Grapevine, Texas, Jan. 16-19. SSC member institutions posted an ASR…


Newly-Ranked No. 20 Sharks To Face FIT Wednesday

Following two big wins last week, the NSU women’s basketball team have re-entered the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Division II Top 25, at No. 20, as Florida Tech comes to town Wednesday for a 5:30 p.m. matchup. Based on their road sweep of then-No. 19 Rollins and then-No. 15 Tampa,…


Erin Black Picks Up Women’s Swimming Weekly Award

Nova Southeastern senior Erin Black (Fort Myers, Fla.) has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week presented by VALIC. Black picked up three victories and a pair of NCAA “B” qualifying times during the Sharks’ 159-46 win over Saint Leo. Black earned individual victories with…