By: Nikki Chasteen
No. 1 ranked NSU baseball took home a 19-16 win against Flagler Feb. 21 despite allowing nine runs in the sixth inning. Senior infielder Dylan Woods had a three-run triple in the eighth inning to seal the win for the Sharks.
In a heartbreaking 68-72 loss against Lynn University Feb. 22, NSU men’s basketball said goodbye to its longtime coach, Gary Tuell. Senior Harrison Goodrick played in his final game, scoring a team high of 18 points. Five players reached double figures in an emotional final game for the men’s season.
Within the first five minutes, the Sharks had an 11-0 lead against Lynn University. Despite a 14-8 run by Lynn University, the Sharks still came out on top with the 65-58 win. Junior Christen Prasse led the Sharks with a game high of 20 points. Senior Samantha Logan recorded her second double-double, which contributed to the win.
The NSU softball team continued their win streak adding two more wins in a double header Feb. 21 against Kentucky State, winning 8-0 and 9-4. The first game was a shut-out with NSU scoring eight runs. Pitcher Lexie Storrer pitched six innings, improving her record to 3-3. She struck out six batters for Kentucky State and only allowed two runs.
In the second game, Kentucky State gave NSU a run for their money. Sophomore pitcher Erica Winter recorded her second win of the season, allowing four runs on eight hits with six strikeouts in seven innings pitched.