No. 6 Nova Southeastern University baseball team defeated No. 14 Delta State University 3-1 in a winner-take-all game in Tampa on Monday afternoon to reach the NCAA Division II World Series for the first time in program history.
The Sharks (39-16) scored first when Daniel Zardon launched a 1-0 fastball over the left-field wall for a 1-0 lead. NSU scored again in the third inning when Kevin Suarez singled to left field, scoring Sebastian Diaz.
The Sharks will next play the Franklin Pierce Ravens 1 p.m. Sunday in Cary, North Carolina.
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University of Miami freshman Dewi Weber finished tied for second place after the final round of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship in Eugene, Oregon.
Weber shot a final-round 1-under-par 71 to finish with a tournament total of 280 on the par-72 course. She finished in a tie with Haley Moore of the University of Arizona. Moore shot a final-round 4-under.
Weber was one of nine individuals outside of the 15 qualifying teams — UM’s team finished 21st — to earn a spot in Monday’s final round of stroke play
Duke’s Virginia Elna Carta carded a four-round total of 272 to win the tournament.
UM redshirt sophomore offensive lineman Tyler Grimsley will transfer to another program. Grimsley, who is from Green Cove Springs, joined the squad following a standout prep career at Clay High School.