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NCAA Awards Additional Funding to NSU Athletics for Academic Support

  NORFOLK, Va. – For the second time in two years, the NCAA has approved significant funding for the Norfolk State University Department of Athletics and its academic improvement efforts. NSU was originally awarded a $330,000 grant by the NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program selection committee in the fall of 2012, to be paid out over [...]

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Spartan Bowling to Host Hampton Roads Invite This Weekend to Kick-Off Season

  Hampton Roads Invitational Saturday 10:25 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake Sunday 8:55 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake You might think the Norfolk State bowling team will take a step back in 2014-15 after losing the program’s best bowler ever, four-time first-team All-MEAC honoree Thea Aspiras. But the returning players can be forgiven if they do not share [...]

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Braga, Domnik Earn Victories at ITA Regional

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Senior Pascal Domnik won his second round singles match, and he and senior Igor Braga also picked up a victory in doubles during the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Regional at Virginia’s Snyder Tennis Center this weekend. Seeded in the 17-32 range, Domnik received a bye during the round of 128 in the singles main draw, and [...]

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White Defeats Green to Cap Off Spartan Madness

  NORFOLK, Va. – Senior Malik Thomas and junior D’Shon Taylor each had 11 points to lead White to a 35-21 win over Green and cap a dizzying Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall during Norfolk State’s annual Spartan Madness.   The event gave the more than 1,100 fans on hand their first glimpse of both the NSU men’s and [...]

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Ervin, White Lift Spartans to 21-13 Battle of the Bay Win at Hampton

  HAMPTON, Va. – Terrance Ervin passed for a career-high 335 yards and three touchdowns to help Norfolk State snap a two-game losing streak to Hampton with a 21-13 victory in the annual Battle of the Bay on Saturday afternoon at Armstrong Stadium. Ervin threw two touchdown passes to Isaac White and one to Keith Johnson. White registered career highs of [...]

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Spartans, Hampton Do Battle for 52nd Time this Saturday

NORFOLK, Va. - Long-time rivals Norfolk State and Hampton renew their rivalry in the 52nd annual Battle of the Bay this Saturday at HU’s Armstrong Stadium. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. for the nationally-televised game. The contest can be seen live on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app, and at 10 p.m. tape-delayed on ESPNU. SCOUTING [...]

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Gaston, Fuentes Earn Preseason 2nd Team All-MEAC Honors

NORFOLK, Va. – Senior point guard Jamel Fuentes and junior forward RaShid Gaston were each named to the preseason All-MEAC second team, and the Norfolk State men’s basketball team was picked to finish fourth as the preseason all-conference honors were announced on Thursday afternoon. The Spartans garnered 225 points in the voting, ahead of No. [...]

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Spartan Madness Celebrity/Alumni Game Participants Announced

NORFOLK, Va. – Several former Norfolk State players as well as local dignitaries will take part in Friday’s celebrity/alumni game during Spartan Madness festivities at Joseph Echols Hall. For the third year in a row, NSU will host a midnight madness-type event on its home court, and for the first time the Spartan men’s and [...]

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Wilson Named National Punt Returner of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk State freshman Darius Wilson was named one of five Division I FCS National Punt Returners of the Week by the College Football performance Awards (CFPA), the organization announced Tuesday. Wilson returned a second-quarter punt 80 yards for a touchdown last Saturday against Delaware State. Wilson’s punt return TD was NSU’s first since Keith Johnson‘s [...]

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Labor Day Classic to Return in 2016

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics Director Marty L. Miller announced Wednesday that the Labor Day Classic football game will return to the Spartans’ schedule in 2016 and run for a three-year period. NSU will host a pair of its old Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) rivals in the return of one of the [...]

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Ward’s Overtime Field Goal Rallies DSU to 13-10 Win over NSU

  NORFOLK, Va. – Mitchell Ward kicked the winning 43-yard field goal in overtime to propel visiting Delaware State to a 13-10 win over Norfolk State before 11,260 fans on the Spartans’ homecoming on Saturday afternoon at Dick Price Stadium. For the third straight year, DSU (2-5, 2-1 MEAC) rallied from a second-half deficit to beat [...]

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