Sports Shorts


Men’s and women’s cross country

The men’s and women’s cross country teams completed their seasons at the South Regional Championship on Nov. 5 in Saint Leo, Florida. The men’s team finished in sixth place, while the women’s team took 16th overall.

Because neither team was able to secure a top-three finish, NSU will not have any athletes competing in the NCAA Division II Nationals meet on Nov. 19.

Men’s and women’s golf

The men’s golf team tied for third overall at the Golfweek Division II Fall Invitational on Nov. 1. The team shot a combined three-round of score of 886. Richard Mansell led the team in the final round, finishing the tournament four strokes under par.

The women’s golf team finished fourth out of 12 teams at the Newberry Invitational on Nov. 1. Jamie Freedman shot one over par in both rounds to lead the Sharks with a total 146 strokes.

Women’s soccer

The Sharks fell 2-1 to Saint Leo in the Sunshine State Conference tournament on Nov. 6. Nichole Poppe put the Sharks on the scoreboard first with her third goal of the season, but Saint Leo came back and scored a pair of unanswered goals late in the game.

Women’s volleyball

The women’s volleyball team suffered their seventh consecutive loss of the season after a 3-2 loss to Rollins on Nov. 5. Though the Sharks were unable to break their losing streak, libero Megan Burns surpassed the 1,000 career dig milestone during the match-up.