Nate Saverino

Nate Saverino serves as the Assistant Director of Athletics for External Affairs.

Saverino, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (2008) and a Master of Arts in Higher Education (2010) from Southeast, is responsible for all athletic marketing, promotions and ticket sale strategies. He oversees the design and production of Southeast’s printed materials, such as posters, schedule cards and camp brochures. His other duties include securing corporate sponsorships, creating content for the Houck Stadium video scoreboard, producing public address scripts for home events, assisting the Redhawks Club in event planning and promoting, assisting with the Redhawks’ social media outreach efforts and overseeing the university’s athletic trademark licensing program. He also supervises Southeast’s sports marketing student internship program.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Saverino worked as an Athletics Marketing Assistant at the University of Tulsa. Before that, he spent two years as Southeast’s Marketing Graduate Assistant.

During his undergrad at Southeast, Saverino also served a term as a communications intern for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. He also worked as a student assistant in Southeast’s sports information office.

Saverino resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife, Dana.

Southeast Athletics

The college gymnastics season is officially underway, and the Redhawks squad will host its first home meets this weekend at Houck Field House. 

As the 2018 season gets underway, Southeast Missouri women’s gymnastics will look to improve upon last year’s fifth place finish in the Midwest Independent Conference (MIC) by building upon their confidence and moving forward one goal at a time.

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Guard Tesia Thompson has been named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week, the league announced Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

In two games, Thompson averaged 16.5 points and 6.0 rebounds per game over the week. She poured in 10 points and three rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench in her first career OVC contest against Belmont.

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Former Southeast Missouri starting quarterback Jeromy McDowell was hired as the Redhawks offensive coordinator, head football coach Tom Matukewicz announced earlier this month.

McDowell returns to Southeast after working the last four years at NCAA Division II Colorado Mesa. He spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons as the Mavericks offensive coordinator.

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The Southeast Athletic Department has unveiled a new premium seating area at Redhawk Basketball games, open exclusively at select games during the semester break.

At all three of the basketball doubleheaders during the semester break, the student section bleachers will be pushed back against the wall to create a premium courtside lounge and bar called the Fast Break Lounge.

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They say there’s a first time for everything. This past Saturday, December 9, 2017, the Redhawks men’s basketball team recorded a program first – for the first time since moving to Division I in 1991, the Redhawks men beat the SIU Salukis in Carbondale.

Denzel Mahoney scored a game-high 18 points and knocked down three 3-pointers to lead the Redhawks to a 75-69 road win over rival Southern Illinois at SIU Arena.

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