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This Week in Shark Athletics

Softball

The NSU softball team continues its non-conference play on Feb. 13 traveling to Pensacola, Fla. to face the University of West Florida in a double-header beginning at 9 a.m. The Sharks trail 4-1 in the all-time series, but captured their first victory against the Argonauts last season on Feb. 19, beating UWF, 7-4. NSU takes five days off before hitting the road to West Palm Beach to collide with Northwood University in a double-header starting at 12 p.m. on Feb. 19. The Sharks are an undefeated 48-0 against the Seahawks winning all four games against NU last year.

Men’s Golf

The NSU men’s golf team begins its spring season traveling to Lakeland, Fla. for the Matlock Invitational hosted by Florida Southern College on Monday, Feb. 14 and Tuesday, Feb. 15. Tee times begin at 8 a.m. at Lone Palm Golf Club. The Sharks finished sixth out of 15 teams last year firing a 23 over-par, 887.

Tennis

The NSU tennis team hosts Northwood University (Fla.) at the NSU Tennis Complex on Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. NSU leads 2-0 in the all-time series with Northwood, last defeating them on Feb. 7, 2009 with a score of 9-0. Four days later, on Feb. 19, the Sharks bounce into conference play traveling to Saint Leo, Fla. to face Saint Leo University. NSU is 11-0 all-time against the Lions, beating them twice last season.

Women’s Basketball

The NSU women’s basketball team continues it league play on the road this week traveling south to Miami Shores to take the hardwood against Barry University on Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m. The Sharks are 13-13 all-time against the Buccaneers, winning their previous matchup, 80-71, earlier this year at the NSU Arena on Jan. 12. Three days later, NSU continues its road trip, traveling to Tampa to face the Spartans at 2 p.m. on Feb. 19. The Sharks are 3-19 overall against Tampa, falling to the Spartans, 79-64, at the NSU Arena on Jan. 2.

Men’s Basketball

The NSU men’s basketball team continues conference play taking the bus to Barry University on Feb. 16 to face the Buccaneers at 7:30 p.m. The Sharks are 15-29 overall against the Bucs, but defeated BU, 75-73, earlier this season at the NSU Arena on Jan. 12. Three days later on Feb. 19 NSU continues its road trip traveling to Tampa to face the Spartans of the University of Tampa at 4 p.m. The Sharks are 8-14 in the all-time series with the Spartans, while dropping an overtime thriller earlier this season, 86-78, at the NSU Arena.

Baseball

The NSU baseball team continues its non-conference slate hosting Valdosta State to a three game series on Feb. 18-19 at the NSU Baseball Complex. The Sharks will first host the Blazers on Feb. 18 for a single game beginning at 6 p.m. before rounding out the series the next day, Feb. 19, with a double-header starting at 1 p.m. NSU edges the Blazers in the all-time series owning an 8-6 record, but fell to VSU three out of four games early last season in Valdosta, Ga.

Swimming and Diving

NSU’s swimming and diving team will compete in the Sunshine State Conference Championships hosted by Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. from Feb. 17-20 with the meets being scheduled all day. The men’s team is 5-3 in dual meets this season while finishing third Shark Invitational and fourth in the All-Florida Invitational. The women are 2-6 in their inaugural season, while finishing in third place at the Shark Invitational in December.