In a season-closing match against the West Florida Argonauts, the Sharks were defeated 66-57. The Sharks finished the season with a record of 17-12. The team was down 15-7 in the first quarter, followed by a pumped-up second quarter where NSU used a 15-3 run to get to 25-24 in the Argonauts’ favor. In the third quarter, NSU took the lead with 32-31 for the first time and traded the lead a few times with layups from Katie Bernard and Amanda Tivenius. After a couple of three-pointers from the Sharks, the game ended in the fourth quarter with the Argonauts seizing the victory 66-57.
The Sharks fell to No.9 Southern New Hampshire 8-6 on March 15. Center fielder Kevin Suarez carried the Sharks’ offense with a 3-for-5 performance at the plate to go along with a pair of RBI’s and runs scored. The Shark’s top-five hitters combined to go only 3-for-26 in the loss. The game was back-and-forth with four ties and four lead changes, seeming to be in NSU’s grasp with a 6-4 score. However, four quick runs from Southern New Hampshire stole the lead and the game for the second time this season.
Defending their tournament title from a year ago, the NSU women’s golf team emerged victorious once again at this year’s Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational. The team was steadfast in dealing with long days and tough conditions, but their mental fortitude proved superior, leaving them with momentum for the rest of the season. Two Sharks finished in the top 10 at the event: Sophie Madden tied for fourth at a three-round 223 and Aldana Foigel tied for seventh after her final round of 71.