Sport Shorts, Feb. 12, 2019

Men’s Baseball

On Thursday, the Sharks won the first Sunshine State Conference game against Barry 5-4. Eighth innings home runs by senior Garrett Wolforth and a game-winning run from senior Christian Demby earned the Sharks an exciting win. This marks the Sharks at 3-0 for the sixth season under Coach Brown.

Men’s Basketball

On Feb. 6, No. 8 NSU took a 87-58 win over Rollins. Junior Mikkel Kolstad, a top-ranked three-point shooter bounced back from last weeks loss earning five of 11 shots from beyond the arc. The Sharks also limited Rollins to 31.7 percent shooting from the field and tied a season low in points allowed.  

Women’s Basketball

The Sharks beat the Rollins Tars 80-60 on Wednesday night. With 18 points by Senior Alison Hughes, all five starters reached double digit scoring for the game. Senior Mikayla Thompson scored eight rebounds and scored eight of the 14 points at the free-throw line missing one foul shot.

Women’s Golf

On Monday, No. 3 NSU dominated a season-opening win at the World Golf Invitational finishing first out of 18 teams. Sophomore Sofia Garcia Austt paired an opening round of 67 with (-3) 69 to earn an individual medalist honors for the first time in her career. Freshman Nicola Fall finished third with a two-under par in the final round. The Sharks were the only team to break 600 in the tournament.

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