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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Here at Southeast Missouri State, the Department of Athletics awards scholarships in some amount to 284 student-athletes this year. Many of whom would not otherwise have the opportunity to attend Southeast without an athletic scholarship.

Southeast Athletics

Southeast Missouri Head Football Coach Tom Matukewicz received a two-year contract extension through the 2020 season, Director of Athletics Brady Barke announced on Monday, November 27, 2017.

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Ever wondered what 2,000 screaming school kids attending a college basketball games sounds like? The Redhawks women’s basketball team found out last Tuesday, November 14 when hosted its annual Classroom on the Court promotion.

The Southeast women hosted Missouri Valley College for an 11 a.m. tip-off inside the Show Me Center, in front of a crowd full of elementary and middle school kids who took a field trip from area school, including Cape and Jackson and even as far as Puxico, Missouri and Egyptian Schools in Illinois.

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Southeast Missouri senior middle blocker Nzingha Clarke and senior outside hitter Krissa Gearring both earned First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference honors, the league announced at the 2017 OVC Volleyball Championship Banquet at Fortera Stadium Wednesday night.

Clarke, an O'Fallon, Illinois native, picked up her fourth end-of-year conference honors as a Redhawk on Wednesday. She was selected to the all-newcomer team in 2014 and now has earned All-OVC accolades in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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A pair of SEMO Soccer student-athletes earned All-Ohio Valley Conference honors last week. Sophomore midfielder Esmie Gonzales was named First-Team All-Ohio Valley Conference and freshman forward Lexi Grote claimed All-Newcomer accolades, the league announced during its pre-tournament banquet.

A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Gonzales ranks fourth in the OVC with eight goals this season. She also rates among the top five in the conference in shots, shots per game, points and game-winning goals. Gonzales's six goals in OVC play are a league-high.