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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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.

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After two long road trips to start the season, the Redhawks Football team return to Houck Field tomorrow for the home opener against regional rival Southern Illinois.

There are a number of exciting promotions in store for the opener, and some new features for fans for the 2017 football season.

Tomorrow’s game is a Black Out, and all fans should wear black to support the Redhawks. The first 600 SEMO students  in the Redhawks Nest will receive free special edition t-shirts, courtesy of Burrito-Ville and Montgomery Bank.

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Think you know it all? Prove it!

Registration is open for the Second Annual Redhawks Trivia Night & Auction, presented by The Bank of Missouri. Redhawks Trivia Night & Auction, the department of athletics fall signature fundraiser event, will be held Saturday, October 7, at the Show Me Center.

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Southeast Missouri junior defender Maddi Kartsens has been named this week's Adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Karstens played the full 180 minutes on defense last week for Southeast. The Redhawks' back line allowed only one goal to Milwaukee then turned around and shut out Green Bay. Karstens assisted on the game-winning goal of Sunday's game when she dropped a free kick into the box from 50 yards out for Esmie Gonzales to net the first goal of the game.