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Gordeeva, Macchiavello Compete at ITA Regional

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Sophomore Liza Gordeeva and junior Andrea Macchiavello competed over the weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Regional at Virginia Tech’s Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. Gordeeva took part in the singles main draw, where she suffered a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Leeza Nemchinov of William & Mary on Saturday. A day earlier on Friday, Gordeeva and Macchiavello [...]

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Hampton Tops NSU, 3-0

NORFOLK, Va. – Vendula Strakova had 14 kills to lead Hampton to a 3-0 conference victory over the Norfolk State volleyball team in the Battle of the Bay on Sunday afternoon at Joseph Echols Hall. The Pirates hit .310 on the day and improved to 6-0 in the MEAC Northern Division and 11-9 overall. NSU remained [...]

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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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Spartans Picked 2nd in MEAC Preseason Bowling Poll

NORFOLK, Va. – For the first time in four years, the Norfolk State bowling team was not picked to finish first in the MEAC Southern Division, as the 2014-15 preseason honors were announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans were selected to finish second behind North Carolina A&T. It marked the first time [...]

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NSU to Play at UMES, Return Home for Battle of the Bay This Weekend

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will hit the road once again to play at UMES on Friday, and then the Spartans will host Hampton in the Battle of the Bay on Sunday at Joseph Echols Hall. Start time for Sunday’s matinee with the Pirates is set for 3 p.m. NSU will face UMES [...]

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Corbo Named to Preseason All-MEAC 3rd Team

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior guard Rae Corbo was named to the preseason All-MEAC third team, and the Spartans were picked to finish eighth in the preseason conference predicted order of finish released Thursday by the MEAC office. NSU garnered 152 total points in the preseason poll of conference head coaches and sports [...]

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Delaware State Earns 3-0 Win over NSU

  DOVER, Del. – Delaware State was brilliant on offense, and the Hornets took care of the Norfolk State volleyball team by a 3-0 score on Sunday afternoon in a conference matchup at Memorial Hall.   Delaware State hit .315 for the match in winning 25-18, 26-24 and 25-22. Nevershi Ellis and Jasmine Jackson combined for [...]

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Moore Becomes All-Time Assist Leader in 3-0 Loss to Howard

  NORFOLK, Va. – Howard spoiled NSU’s long-awaited home debut on Friday night, as the Bison swept the Spartan volleyball team 3-0 at Gill Gymnasium. Along the way, junior Darcy Moore became NSU’s all-time leader in assists. Howard hit an efficient .365 in winning 25-16, 25-19 and 25-16, a victory that improved the Bison’s overall [...]

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Delaware State Earns 3-0 Win over NSU

  DOVER, Del. – Delaware State was brilliant on offense, and the Hornets took care of the Norfolk State volleyball team by a 3-0 score on Sunday afternoon in a conference matchup at Memorial Hall. Delaware State hit .315 for the match in winning 25-18, 26-24 and 25-22. Nevershi Ellis and Jasmine Jackson combined for [...]

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Desalegn Runs PR for NSU Women at DSU

  DOVER, Del. – Adugna Desalegn ran a personal-best 5,000-meter time of 19 minutes, 18.1 seconds last Friday to pace the Spartan women in their fifth-place finish at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational.   Desalegn finished fourth overall as NSU recorded 127 team points, trailing, UMES (38), Morgan State (38), Howard (82) and Delaware State (104).   Rachel [...]

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Gordeeva Captures Both Titles at Hampton Roads Invite

  NORFOLK, Va. – Sophomore Liza Gordeeva won the singles bracket title and teamed up with junior Andrea Macchiavello for the doubles title during the three-day Hampton Roads Invitational from Friday through Sunday at the Everett Tennis Center at Virginia Wesleyan.   Gordeeva competed in the upper of the two singles brackets, triumphing in the title match of that top-flight [...]

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