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NSU 4×100 runs season best, takes 2nd at Morgan State

  BALTIMORE, Md. – Norfolk State’s 4×100 relay team posted a season-best time en route to a runner-up finish on Saturday at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. The quartet of Champagne Bell, Rayiana Johnson, Kaydianne McKenzie and Brittney McCants lowered its best time this season for the second straight week, clocking a 46.87. It is [...]

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Brown ties for 2nd in High Jump at Morgan State

    BALTIMORE, Md. – Junior D’Sean Brown tied for second place and jumped a collegiate personal-best in the high jump to lead the Norfolk State men’s track team over the weekend at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. Brown tied with two others for second place in the high jump with a top height of [...]

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Butt selected MEAC Pitcher of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State junior right hander Stephen Butt was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the organization announced on Monday. Butt (2-2) struck out a career-high 10 batters over seven innings to earn the win in game 1 of NSU’s series at Coppin State last Friday. He allowed just [...]

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Fans invited to tailgate and after-party at final spring football scrimmage on April 26

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department is inviting fans to attend the Spartans’ final football scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, April 26 and enjoy a festive day free of charge. NSU’s final scrimmage will run from 10 a.m. to noon on April 26 at William “Dick” Price Stadium. Admission is free. Fans [...]

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NSU falls to S.C. State, 4-1, in MEAC final

   CAYCE, S.C.  – Norfolk State, the MEAC south No. 2 seed, suffered a 4-1 loss to South Carolina State, the southern division’s No. 1 seed, in the finals of the 2014 MEAC Men’s Tennis Championship at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center on Sunday evening. The win gave the Bulldogs the MEAC title for [...]

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McNair named MEAC Player of the Week

    NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Kayla McNair of the Norfolk State softball team was named the MEAC Player of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced, after leading the Spartans to a 4-0 record over the weekend. McNair hit 5-for-9 with four runs, two home runs, six RBI and five walks in those [...]

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Rachel Gordon earns spot on VaSID All-State team

   NORFOLK, Va. – Senior forward Rachel Gordon of the Norfolk State women’s basketball team was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) University Division All-State Team, the organization announced on Tuesday. Gordon, a native of Woodbridge, Va., earned second-team all-state honors this season. She was also named to the All-MEAC first team this [...]

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Gray leads the way for Spartan women at UNC

 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Desmonae Gray won the triple jump to highlight a quintet first-place finishes for the Norfolk State women’s track and field team at the Joe Hilton Invitational hosted by UNC last weekend. Gray posted a top leap of 40 feet, 1.25 inches, her best mark of the year in either indoor or outdoor competition. [...]

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Bell, Gray win event titles at Colonial Relays

   WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Champagne Bell won the long jump championship section and Desmonae Gray won the university section of the triple jump for the NSU women’s track and field team over the weekend at the Colonial Relays hosted by the College of William & Mary. In her first time competing in the long jump [...]

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Burrell named MEAC baseball Rookie of the Week

 NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University third baseman Justin Burrell was named the MEAC Baseball Rookie of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Burrell, a freshman from Newport News, batted .353 (6-for-17) in helping the Spartans go 3-2 against MEAC Northern Division opponents last week. He tallied eight runs batted in and six runs [...]

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NSU knocked out of MEAC tournament by NCCU

  After a tight first half, the Eagles of North Carolina Central University pulled away for the win eliminating the Spartans of Norfolk State University 68-45 in the MEAC Semi-finals. Over the first half of play, the two teams matched each other keeping the score relatively close. The score went back and forth between schools [...]

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