Player profile of sophomore soccer player Andrea Giombetti, who is also an international student from Rome.
Senior volleyball player Molly Sigerich has been playing the sport she loves since she was eight years old. Even when she was at basketball practice, Sigerich would find herself trying to play volleyball instead.
NSU’s athletes have won national championships, won conferencechampionships and been named All–SSC and All–Regional teams over the years. Yet, one could argue that the honor of receiving an NCAA Sportsmanship Award is the greatest accomplishment of all.
Senior Defender Lindsey Nowland was a key member of the women’s soccer team that recorded eight shutouts and brought home an SSC Championship last year. The Cape Coral native describes the conference championship as one of her greatest experiences at NSU.
Lexi Sarradet, senior softball player, has been a force on the mound throughout her career. She has been named Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week four times and has thrown two no-hitters.
NSU baseball player Luis Penate was inspired by his father to play baseball. But he is at NSU because of his mother.
Taylor Collins, sport and recreation management, is one of four graduating seniors on the women’s golf team at NSU. She grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School and has played golf for NSU during her four years here. After graduation, Collins would like to become a professional golfer.
Austin Lavallii, sophomore on the women’s tennis team, transferred to NSU this year from the University of Texas, El Paso. Majoring in sports and recreation management, she plans to be a personal trainer specializing in the sports after graduation.
NSU men’s basketball number 22 is far from his home country of Australia, but he has four Australian teammates who remind him of home as he plays on Florida’s basketball courts.
Forwards grow up dreaming of scoring beautiful goals that will make fans stand up from their seats and cheer their hearts out. Goalkeepers have similar dreams. Their dream is to make the spectacular save that will make everybody’s heart stop for a split second.