Spartan Women celebrate Senior Night, host Delaware State on Monday
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Spartan Women celebrate Senior Night, host Delaware State on Monday

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team caps the home portion of its 2014-15 schedule on Monday when it hosts Delaware State. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Echols Hall. The Spartans will honor their four seniors – Ebony Brown, Aivah Parham, Jazamine Gray and Rae Corbo – following the game.  The Spartans are 10-14 overall and 9-4 … Continue reading

NSU to host Spartan Basketball Fan Fest Feb. 7
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NSU to host Spartan Basketball Fan Fest Feb. 7

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department will host a second installment of the Spartan Basketball Fan Fest on Saturday, Feb. 7 outside Joseph Echols Hall prior to the NSU-Howard women’s basketball game.   The fan fest will run from 1:30-3:45 p.m. outside the front entrance to Echols Hall, weather permitting. It will include … Continue reading

Upperclass trio shines for Spartan Women at Penn State
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Upperclass trio shines for Spartan Women at Penn State

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A trio of veterans who all registered season-best performances led the way for the Norfolk State women’s track and field team over the weekend at the Penn State National meet. Senior Kaydianne McKenzie set an indoor PR in the triple jump, senior Brittney McCants excelled in the 60 and 200 meters, and junior Kiara Howell posted a … Continue reading

Roberts’ monster night helps NSU snap 17-game skid against Hampton, 71-66 in OT
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Roberts’ monster night helps NSU snap 17-game skid against Hampton, 71-66 in OT

  NORFOLK, Va. – Kayla Roberts registered career highs of 26 points and 25 rebounds to lead the Norfolk State women’s basketball team to its first win over rival Hampton in more than eight years Saturday, 71-66 in overtime before a season-high crowd of 2,496 at Echols Hall. Roberts outscored Hampton by herself in the OT, accounting … Continue reading

Williams’ Career Night Helps SCSU Snap NSU’s 4-Game Win Streak
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Williams’ Career Night Helps SCSU Snap NSU’s 4-Game Win Streak

  ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Kourtney Williams scored a career-high 37 points to help host South Carolina State snap Norfolk State’s four-game winning streak, 79-75, on Saturday evening at the S-H-M Memorial Center. Williams was 10-of-17 from the floor, 2-of-7 from 3-point range, and 15-of-17 from the free-throw line for the Lady Bulldogs (11-7, 4-3 MEAC), who … Continue reading

Lady Spartans Rally from 19 Down to Beat North Carolina A&T in OT, 76-75
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Lady Spartans Rally from 19 Down to Beat North Carolina A&T in OT, 76-75

NORFOLK, Va. – Sophomore guard Koryn Lawrence scored the go-ahead basket on a layup with 14 seconds left in overtime, and North Carolina A&T’s Debbie Smith missed a potential winning field goal with seven seconds remaining as the Spartan women’s basketball team rallied for a dramatic 76-75 victory over the Aggies on Monday night at Echols Hall. The … Continue reading

McKenzie, Hayes Victorious for NSU Women at UNC
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McKenzie, Hayes Victorious for NSU Women at UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Kaydianne McKenzie and Brianna Hayes highlighted a strong showing for the Norfolk State women’s field athletes with event victories Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Both McKenzie and Hayes recorded season-best marks in their signature events en route to first-place finishes. McKenzie, a senior, won the triple jump with a best leap of 38 … Continue reading