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University School of Nova Southeastern University signs 21 athletes to colleges across the country on National Signing Day

Signing Day

Signing Day

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– February 21, 2014-

National Signing Day, usually the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college athletics with a school that is a member of the United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

On February 5, University School of Nova Southeastern University signed the following 21 student athletes to colleges across the country:

  1. Brendan McKendry – Flagler College (Baseball)
  2. Freddie Sultan – Winthrop University (Baseball)
  3. LaJuan Hunt – Utah State University (Football)
  4. Quincy Wilson – University of Florida (Football)
  5. Ephraim Levy – Bryant University (Football)
  6. Brandon Russell – Rutgers University (Football)
  7. Richard Yeargin III – Clemson University (Football)
  8. Adam Sinkoe – Washington & Jefferson College (Baseball)
  9. David Omsky – Emory University (Boys Tennis)
  10. Emily Kopas – University of Michigan (Swimming/Diving)
  11. Jordy Groters – University of Missouri (Swimming/Diving)
  12. Marco Hosfeld – Duke University (Swimming/Diving)
  13. Jordan Gumberg – University of Tennessee (Boys Golf)
  14. Jarius Brown – Dartmouth College (Football)
  15. Emmanuel Soto – Air Force Academy (Football)
  16. Sean White – Auburn University (Football)
  17. Chris Taylor – Duke University (Football)
  18. Andrew DiRocco – Tulane University (Football)
  19. Daniel Epstein – University of Miami (Baseball)
  20. Michael Irizarry – University of Mount Union (Football)
  21. Ryan Khan – Wagner College (Tennis)

The University School Athletic Department recently announced that 100 percent of their fall sports athletic teams were eligible for The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Academic Team Champion Recognition Program which honors academic achievement in each of its sports classifications.

Plans are also underway to break ground for University School’s Sports Center II this spring.  The Sports Center II will boast a state of the art fitness center, multiple courts for basketball and volleyball and a variety of areas for physical fitness activities and programming.



About University School of Nova Southeastern University: University School is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, independent college preparatory school that provides a challenging and personalized education within a supportive environment for students of average to gifted abilities. Our students are prepared for productive lives and leadership roles through a program that focuses on academic excellence, extracurricular participation and service to others. For more information visit

About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!


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