Athelete of the week: Derrick Wood

Junior exercise and sport science major, Derrick Wood has been on track and field teams since sixth grade. He initially took to the track as something to do after basketball season, but it eventually turned into Wood’s ticket to a NCAA scholarship with NSU. He started by running the 110-meter hurdles, but transitioned into the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

Athelete of the week: Shane Hill

Shane Hill, senior exercise science major, has played baseball ever since he was a little kid. He first began to play baseball when he was 4 years old, after his dad bought him a plastic bat and plastic ball from the local pharmacy. He said that he has been hooked ever since.

Athlete of the week: Samantha High

Junior marketing major and graphic design minor Samantha High has been playing volleyball since she was in sixth grade. She grew up watching her older cousin play the sport. Then, after she attended a volleyball clinic tryout, High was hooked. Whether on the court or on the sideline, she is always cheering on her team.

Athlete of the week: Sean Mullan

Sean Mullan, senior management major, is in his last season of playing forward and guard for the Sharks basketball team. He began playing when he was 11 years old, after his parents encouraged him to always try something new. Since he was already playing other sports, basketball seemed like the way to go.