King, Marouf selected as MEAC weekly award winners
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King, Marouf selected as MEAC weekly award winners

NORFOLK, Va. – A pair of Norfolk State University football players were rewarded for their performances in Saturday’s win over Savannah State, as senior linebacker Deon King was named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week and junior kicker Cameron Marouf was selected MEAC Special Teams Player of the Week by the conference office. King racked … Continue reading

NSU Assistant Coach Dixon-Gordon among 2016 MEAC Hall of Fame inductees
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NSU Assistant Coach Dixon-Gordon among 2016 MEAC Hall of Fame inductees

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University assistant women’s basketball coach Lashondra Dixon-Gordon, a former standout player at Hampton University, has been announced as one of five inductees in the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame class. Dixon-Gordon joins former South Carolina State football player Bobby Moore, ex-Howard track athlete David Oliver, former Hampton football … Continue reading

King named to CFPA FCS Linebacker Watch List
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King named to CFPA FCS Linebacker Watch List

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior linebacker Deon King was named Wednesday to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS Linebacker Watch List, the organization announced. The CFPA released their watch lists Wednesday for the top defensive players in the FCS, with 34 defensive linemen, 32 linebackers and 32 defensive backs making the cut. According … Continue reading

Spartan Women’s Basketball to co-host empowerment event
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Spartan Women’s Basketball to co-host empowerment event

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball program in partnership with the NSU Women’s Economic Development Center and NSU Career Services will hold an empowerment fundraising event featuring actress Edwina Findley-Dickerson on Sunday, Nov. 22. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Scott-Dozier Ballroom on the Norfolk … Continue reading

Demsie earns All-MEAC as NSU Men place 3rd at MEAC XC Championships
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Demsie earns All-MEAC as NSU Men place 3rd at MEAC XC Championships

2015 MEAC Men’s XC Results SMYRNA, Del. – Norfolk State sophomore Haileyesus Demsie earned his first career All-MEAC cross country honor, as he paced the Spartans to a third-place team finish on Saturday morning at the MEAC Cross Country Championships at the Delaware State Outreach and Research Center. Demsie placed 12th overall on the 8,000-meter … Continue reading

Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional
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Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s tennis duo of junior Liza Gordeeva and sophomore Dajana Cvjetkovic earned a first-round win last Thursday in doubles at the ITA Atlantic Regional at Liberty. Competing at the Cook Tennis Center, the NSU tandem defeated Morgan State’s Cierra Plummer and Kayla Price by an 8-3 score in the … Continue reading

NSU Men’s Cross Country finishes 2nd for 2nd consecutive meet
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NSU Men’s Cross Country finishes 2nd for 2nd consecutive meet

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s cross country team turned in another strong performance Saturday, getting a number of season-best times en route to a second-place finish at the Christopher Newport Invitational. William & Mary won the meet with 20 points, with NSU placing second with 47. It marked the second straight meet … Continue reading

Gold, White win respective scrimmages at Spartan Madness
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Gold, White win respective scrimmages at Spartan Madness

NORFOLK, Va. – White defeated Green 41-34 in a full 20-minute half of men’s basketball to conclude Spartan Madness at Joseph Echols Hall on Saturday evening. Approximately 1,300 fans got their first glimpse of both Norfolk State basketball teams, and the men did not disappoint in their intrasquad scrimmage at the end. Playing a full … Continue reading

3 Spartans named to NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete Team
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3 Spartans named to NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete Team

NORFOLK, Va. – Three members of the 2015 Norfolk State softball team were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete team on Tuesday, the organization announced. Departed senior Alina Moriartyand current senior Whitney Williams and current sophomore Seana Moriarty were NSU’s three honorees on this year’s team. Alina Moriarty finished her … Continue reading

Six former Spartans to compete overseas this year
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Six former Spartans to compete overseas this year

NORFOLK, Va. – With preseason practice getting revved up for the 2015-16 basketball season, the Norfolk State men’s program will also have several alumni continuing their careers this upcoming year. Several former Spartan players have signed professional deals to compete overseas. Former NSU guards Michael Deloach, Pendarvis Williams, Chris McEachin, Aleek Pauline and Jamel Fuentes … Continue reading