Roosta Announced as Newest Sharks Athletic Trainer

Story Links FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine Zevon Stubblefield announced on Thursday the hiring of Patrick Roosta as the newest athletic trainer for the Sharks, heading into the 2019-20 school year. Roosta began his work with the Sharks in July. “It has been a long-time dream to work at this amazing institution, and now I cannot be more excited to finally be part of the Sharks family,” Roosta said. Roosta joins the NSU... Read More

NSU’s Gatens Named ATAF Athletic Trainer of the Year

Story Links MAITLAND, Fla. – Adding more accolades to the stockpile from a highly-successful 2018-19 year for Nova Southeastern Athletics, head athletic trainer Amy Gatens was named the 2019 College/University Athletic Trainer of the Year by The Athletic Trainers Association of Florida (ATAF) during the Annual Meeting Luncheon on Saturday, July 13 in Kissimmee, Fla. “I’m honored and humbled to be selected as the 2019 College/University Athletic Trainer of the Year by the... Read More

AD Mominey Named to 2019-20 D2 ADA Board of Directors

Story Links Michael Mominey Complete Bio ORLANDO, Fla. – Adding a further boost for an already highly-successful year in Sharks Athletics, 18th-year Nova Southeastern Director of Athletics Michael Mominey has been selected to serve on the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Board of Directors in the 2019-20 year, officials from the organization announced this week. As the representative of the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) on the Board, Mominey joins 23 other athletic... Read More

Sharks Athletics Finishes 26th in Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings

Story Links CLEVELAND, Ohio – Riding a huge winter tide that saw a national top-four women’s swimming finish and NCAA Division II Elite Eight appearances in both men’s and women’s basketball, the Nova Southeastern University athletic department posted its highest finish in the NCAA Division II Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup standings since the 2015-16 season. Accumulating 475 points throughout the 2018-19 season, the Sharks finish 26th out of 300 Division II... Read More

Former NSU Volleyball Player Candice Johnson Recognized as GEICO Alumni of the Month

Story Links FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Former Nova Southeastern volleyball player, Candice Johnson, has been selected as the May 2019 GEICO Alumni of the Month. A 2015 sport and recreation management graduate who played two seasons for the Sharks after transferring from Palm Beach State College, Johnson continues to excel in her days after Nova Southeastern. Johnson saw action in all but three matches during her two-year tenure, finishing with a 4.17 digs per set average, which still ranks... Read More

NSU Student-Athletes Maintain Academic Gold Standard with Another Strong Performance

Story Links FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern student-athletes are continually growing the program’s tradition in the arenas of athletic competition, but also have been true champions in maintaining the program’s proud academic expectations through their work in the classroom. Once again, the Sharks have risen to that standard, with the NSU Department of Athletics posting a 3.23 winter semester grade point average department-wide for the second-highest winter semester... Read More

Sharks Men and Women Both Earn Second in SSC Mayors’ Cup Rankings

Story Links MELBOURNE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern athletics programs have finished the 2018-19 season in second place among Sunshine State Conference programs in the race for both the men’s and women’s SSC Mayors’ Cup All-Sports Trophy, maintaining the tradition of success for the Sharks among the league’s top programs. The efforts from the Sharks men’s teams tied the previous program high ranking, rising to second place for the first time since 2010-11 in... Read More

NSU’s Jabir Named to NCAA DII Rowing Committee

Story Links INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Nova Southeastern Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, Sports Administration and Business Services Angie Jabir has been appointed to the NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing Committee. The appointment is effective September 1, 2019 and will run through August 31, 2023. In her role as a member of the Rowing Committee, Jabir will help to develop policies and procedures governing the administration and conduct of the NCAA Division II... Read More

Sharkettes Spirit Squad Announces Spring Tryout Date

Story Links FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Tryouts for the 2019-20 Sharkettes Spirit Squad is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Don Taft University Center RecPlex, West Court. In addition, the Sharkettes will hold a workshop on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 8:00-10:00 a.m. in RecPlex MP3. Cost for the workshop is $10.00 and only cash will be accepted. An additional tryout date will be scheduled for the fall, but that date is currently to be... Read More

Sharks Men Lead, Women Third in Mid-Year SSC Mayor’s Cup Standings

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa women and Nova Southeastern University men lead their divisions in the 2018-19 Sunshine State Conference Mayors’ Cup standings. Through the winter sports season, the Spartans women hold a ten-and-a-half point edge, while the Sharks men are on top by two-and-a-half points. Winners of the SSC Mayors’ Cup will be announced directly following the spring athletic season, in which baseball, softball, golf, tennis, lacrosse, and rowing... Read More