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Tag Archives: sunshine state conference

54 Student-Athletes Named to Fall SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Go Sharks! The NSU athletic department has placed 54 student-athletes on the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Fall Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office Thursday. Read the Complete Release


Nova Southeastern Student-Athletes Continue to Succeed on the Field and in the Classroom

  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– February 6, 2014 – The NCAA has released the latest Division II graduation rate data, including the division’s Academic Success Rate (ASR), which held good news for Nova Southeastern. NSU increased its ASR for the fifth straight year to 92, 21 percent higher than the national average….


Wilkins Chosen as SSC Player of the Week

NSU’s  forward Jasmine Wilkins has been recognized as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by VALIC. Wilkins (Sr., Miami) nearly notched two double-doubles, averaging 15 points and 9.5 rebounds to lead the No. 4 Sharks to a 2-0 week. She was perfect from the field, going 6-for-6,…


NSU’s Swimming & Diving Teams Dominate Rollins in Winter Park

After having two weeks to prepare, the NSU’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams went head-to-head in Sunshine State Conference competition at Rollins. The women’s team (3-0) continued their winning streak by topping the Tars 119-86, while the men’s team (2-1) got back on the winning track with a…


NSU Cross Country Athlete Wins Second Sunshine State Conference Championship

Alexandria Palm (Sr., Winnebago, Ill.) recently won her second straight Sunshine State Conference title at the SSC Cross Country Championship meet at the Saint Leo Golf Course. Overall, the men’s team claimed third place, while the women finished in second place. Palm finished with a time of 21:50, once again breaking…


Women’s Basketball Selected as Preseason SSC Favorites

The NSU women’s basketball team was chosen first in the Sunshine State Conference preseason coaches’ poll, as released Wednesday, Oct. 22 by the league office. The Sharks received seven of nine first-place votes and 62 points, placing them ahead of Rollins, picked to finish second with 52 points. The Tars…


Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer and Volleyball Preseason Polls Released

The Sunshine State Conference recently released its preseason polls for the upcoming 2013 fall sports of men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball. NSU Women’s Soccer was chosen to finish fourth in the preseason poll, receiving 38 votes. The Sharks finished fourth in the SSC a season ago. Last year’s SSC…


President Hanbury Is New SSC President

George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova Southeastern University, has assumed the role of President of the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic terms.


NSU Sharks Continue to be Recognized for Academic Excellence

Teams receive academic achievement awards


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…


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…


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…


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…


Softball’s Chelsea Emery Takes Home SSC Player of the Week

Senior Chelsea Emery (Eustis, Fla.) captured the Sunshine State Conference Softball Player of the Week award, presented by VALIC, as announced by conference office Monday. Fittingly, this is her first such award since joining the Sharks last season. Emery finished out her final week in her collegiate career, leading her team…


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…