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This Week in Shark Athletics

Men’s Golf
The men’s golf team travels to Orlando, Fla. for the Golfweek Invitational sponsored by Golfweek Magazine on Feb. 27-28. Last season, the Sharks won the tournament with a score of 14-over par (878). The Sharks won the tournament by two strokes, slipping by south region rival West Florida. Four of the five golfers finished in the top 20, with Ben Vertz leading the way with a ninth place finish of nine-over par.

Women’s Golf
The women’s golf team heads to Melbourne to play in the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational golf tournament hosted by Rollins at Tuscawilla Country Club in Winter Park, Fla. on Feb. 5-6. Last season the Sharks won by an impressive 12 strokes for their fifth victory of the year. All six Sharks finished in the top-20 with Sandra Changkija claiming her third straight tournament victory as an individual in the 2010 spring season.

Women’s Tennis
The women’s tennis team welcomes California University of Pennsylvania to the NSU Tennis Complex on March 5 at 1 p.m. The Sharks and the Vulcans have never met on the court.

Softball
The softball team will get their gloves dirty this week as they play eight games in five days. The first two games come at the end of the Eckerd Tournament on Feb. 27 when they face West Florida at 9:30 a.m. before turning right around and meeting with Lynn University in a non-conference match-up at 12 p.m. Five days later, the Sharks will host a double-header against Mercyhurst College from Pennsylvania on March 2 at the AD Griffin Sports Complex. NSU will close out the week traveling to Carrollton, Ga. for the Wolves Invitational for a six game stretch in three days, first beginning against tournament host West Georgia at 12 p.m. on March 4. The Sharks will get a break before playing Augusta State at 4 p.m. The next day, March 5, NSU will have back-to-back games against Alabama-Huntsville and North Alabama at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. On the third and final day of the tournament on March 6, the Sharks will meet Davis and Elkins College and Georgia Southwestern in back-to-back games at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Women’s Basketball
The women’s basketball teams will begin the Sunshine State Conference tournament in Melbourne, Fla. from March 2-6. Since NSU entered the Sunshine State Conference in 2004, the NSU women’s basketball team is 6-4 all-time in the SSC tournament. Tip times are to be announced.

Men’s Basketball
The men’s basketball team will begin the Sunshine State Conference tournament in Melbourne, Fla. from March 2-6. Since NSU entered the conference in 2004, the NSU men’s basketball team is 3-6 all-time in the SSC tournament. Tip times are to be announced.

Baseball
The NSU baseball team hosts The College of St. Rose out of New York in a doubleheader at the NSU Baseball Complex on Saturday, March 5 beginning at 12 p.m. The Sharks won their last meeting with the Golden Knights, 3-2, on March 2 of last year. NSU is unbeaten 2-0 against St. Rose, all-time.