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.

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A pair of Redhawk Football student-athletes have earned recognition from the Ohio Valley Conference in consecutive games. Junior running back Marquis Terry was named adidas® OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week, and this week redshirt-freshman punter Jake Reynolds earned adidas® OVC Specialist of the Week honors.

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The United Soccer Coaches announced its annual Team Academic Awards last week. Southeast Missouri women's soccer claimed its eighth-straight annual award for the 2016-17 academic year. 

The Redhawks put together a 3.64 team GPA for last academic year. SEMO's team GPA tied for 17th-best in the country. This United Soccer Coaches recognition follows the Redhawks earning the OVC Team Academic Award in August. Soccer posted 16 members to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll and had three OVC Medal of Honor recipients.

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Southeast Missouri forward Milos Vranes is back in Cape Girardeau after an unforgettable experience this past summer.

Vranes, a senior at Southeast, proudly represented his country as a member of the Serbian National Basketball Team in the 2017 World University Games.

A native of Belgrade, Vranes first tried out for his native team at a camp in Denver, Colorado back in May. He made the final cut of 12 players, who later competed at the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan from Aug. 20-29.

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It may feel like fall just started, but we’re just 42 days away from the official start of the college basketball season. The Redhawks men’s and women’s basketball teams announced their schedules earlier this week, with some exciting contests both at home and on the road.

Both the men and the women will participate in premier invitational tournaments during non-conference play. The women will participate in the Preseason WNIT, including opening the season at nationally-ranked Louisville. The Louisville Cardinals finished last season at number 12 in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll.

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Kaitlyn Shea of the cross country team is off to a strong start in the 2017 season. Kaitlyn took home first-place finishes in back-to-back weeks at the Walt Crawford Open and the Forest Park Cross Country Festival.

At the Forest Park Festival, Shea beat out the second-place finisher by over 20 seconds, finishing with a time of 18:24.61. The week before at the Walt Crawford Open, she finished with a time of 17:48, marking her first ever win in a 5K cross country race in her college career.