NSU Newsroom

SharkBytes

Horizons

This version of NSU News has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of NSU News, visit news.nova.edu.

This version of SharkBytes has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of SharkBytes, visit sharkbytes.nova.edu.

News Releases Archive

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

nova.edu/prmc

SharkBytes Archives

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Tag Archives: sunshine state conference

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…


Porter and Robinson Honored by Daktronics

Nova Southeastern women’s basketball players Meixandra Porter and Danielle Robinson were honored Thursday as members of the Daktronics All-South Region Team. For the second time in her career as a Shark, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) has been honored by Daktronics, but for the first time as a first-team selection. She…


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…


Contaldi Recaptures SSC Pitcher of the Week Title

Vinnie Contaldi (Sr., Jupiter, Fla.) has been named Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday. The senior starter tossed a complete-game shutout in the Sharks’ 5-0 win over Bentley. Working nine innings, Contaldi surrendered just two hits with no walks. He struck out…


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…


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,…


Softball Picked to Finish Fifth in SSC Preseason Poll

The Nova Southeastern softball team was picked to finish fifth in the Sunshine State Conference coaches’ poll, as announced by the conference office Tuesday, Jan. 15th. The Sharks finished its 2012 campaign 33-22 and 13-10 in conference play, which carried the team to a fifth-place finish in the conference. The…


Bini and Brivio Make All-SSC Teams

Nova Southeastern men’s soccer freshmen Riccardo Bini (Varese, Italy) and Nicola Brivio (Gallarte, Italy) received All-Sunshine State Conference honors, as announced by the conference office on Thursday, Nov. 8. Bini was named to the first-team while Brivio received second-team accolades. The honors recognize the current freshman class as one of…


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…


NSU Respresented at Sunshine State Conference in Orlando

NSU sent two representatives from SAAC to the Sunshine State Conference in Orlando, Fl. The primary topic of discussion at this year’s conference was the future of the SAAC committees. The weekend was spent focusing on how to work in a conference-style setting, sharing ideas, and listening to personal opinions…


NSU Senior Named Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Kevin Meagher (Providence, R.I.) has been named Sunshine State Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced by the conference office on Monday, Sept. 10. Meagher finished fifth among 71 runners at the USF Invitational and completed the 8K course with a…


SSC Basketball Championships to be Hosted at Kissimmee’s Silver Spurs Arena in 2013

The Sunshine State Conference, in partnership with the Central Florida Sports Commission and the Kissimmee Convention & Visitors Bureau, has announced that the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Basketball Championships will be held at the Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fl. The event is scheduled to take…


Gittings Earns SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week

Nova Southeastern’s Abbey Gittings (Jr., Tamworth, England), the No. 1 women’s golfer in NCAA Division-II, has been named Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, as announced by the conference office. Gittings tied for second of 67 golfers at the Georgetown Hoya Invitational in Beallsville, Md. With her team…