127 Student-Athletes earn spot on AD’s Honor Roll
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127 Student-Athletes earn spot on AD’s Honor Roll

NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 127 Norfolk State student-athletes earned a place on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester, the athletics department announced today. To make the honor roll, student-athletes must achieve a 3.0 grade-point average for the semester. This year’s spring total is one more than the final tally … Continue reading

NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach
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NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State football coach Latrell Scott announced Thursday the hiring of Kefense Hynson as the Spartans’ new wide receivers coach. Hynson has collegiate experience coaching receivers, quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends and defensive backs. He has worked at the Division I FBS and FCS and Division II levels in addition to several … Continue reading

31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement
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31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement

NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 31 former Norfolk State student-athletes earned their bachelor’s degrees when the university held its spring commencement on May 9. A little more than half of that total (16) also graduated with honors. It marked the most graduates for NSU since the spring of 2012, when 49 former student-athletes walked … Continue reading

NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event provides nearly 4,000 meals to those in need
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NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event provides nearly 4,000 meals to those in need

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University baseball program’s second annual NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event, held on Thursday, May 7, resulted in donations that will provide 3,809 meals to the surrounding community. The Spartan baseball program collected monetary donations and non-perishable food item donations for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern … Continue reading

Spartan Baseball 1 Win from Outright MEAC North Title as CSU Comes to Town
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Spartan Baseball 1 Win from Outright MEAC North Title as CSU Comes to Town

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State baseball team can clinch its first-ever outright MEAC regular-season divisional title this weekend as the Spartans host Coppin State in a three-game series at Marty L. Miller Field. NSU (20-13, 16-5 MEAC Northern Division) hosts the Eagles (3-35-2, 2-19) for a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, and the teams cap their … Continue reading

MEAC To Host 2015 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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MEAC To Host 2015 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships

NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host the 2015 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, April 30-May 2, at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University, in Greensboro, N.C. Competition will begin on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the men’s decathlon followed by the women’s … Continue reading

UMES Cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 Sweep
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UMES Cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 Sweep

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland Eastern Shore’s Jesse Stinnett and Tanner Whiteman managed to cool off Norfolk State’s red-hot bats, holding the Spartans to five hits during Saturday’s 2-1, 1-0 doubleheader sweep by UMES at Hawk Stadium. UMES right hander Stinnett outdueled Spartan lefty Matt Outman in the opener as the Hawks broke NSU’s school-record 13-game winning streak, … Continue reading

Hines Wins Long Jump at Penn Relays
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Hines Wins Long Jump at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Redshirt freshman Romero Hines helped the Norfolk State men’s track and field team cap its 2015 outdoor season in style by winning the college section of the men’s long jump on Friday at the Penn Relays. Hines set a new personal record for the second time in three meets, leaping 7.51 meters (24 feet, 7.75 … Continue reading

Spartans Sweep 4th Straight Series, Extend Win Streak to 12 Straight
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Spartans Sweep 4th Straight Series, Extend Win Streak to 12 Straight

HANOVER, Md. – Freshman shortstop Alex Mauricio recorded his first career three-hit game, and the Norfolk State bullpen held Coppin State without a hit over the final five innings to help the Spartans run their win streak to 12 with an 8-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Joe Cannon Stadium. The Spartans (18-10 overall, 15-3 MEAC North) now … Continue reading