Aztecs softball

SDSU SOFTBALL ANNOUNCES 2018 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to play 17 games against 2017 NCAA tournament teams

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October 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk has announced a 52-game schedule for the 2018 season, highlighted by two home tournaments, including the 28th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic at SDSU Softball Stadium from Feb. 15-18.

THREE SDSU SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED NFCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR-ATHLETES

 

Ashley Ercolano, Alex Formby and Frankie Orlando posted a 3.5 GPA last semester

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October 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Current San Diego State softball senior Alex Formby, and SDSU graduates Ashley Ercolano and Frankie Orlando earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2016-17 academic year, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recently announced. To be considered for the award, the student-athletes must have earned a 3.5 grade-point average or higher for the academic year.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED A NFCA SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

 

Peres becomes Aztecs’ fourth NFCA All-American in school history

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May 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior catcher Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second-Team All-American on Wednesday. The three All-America teams are voted on by coaching representatives for the NFCA throughout the country.

SCHOOL-RECORD SIX SDSU SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED TO ALL-NFCA WEST REGION TEAMS

 

Jenavee Peres lands on first team for second time of career

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - A school-record six San Diego State softball players have been named to the all-NFCA West Region teams, the NFCA announced Thursday. The six selections easily broke the Aztecs’ previous best of four (2013 and 2015) as only six teams in the country had more players on their all-region team than SDSU this year.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

Shelby Thompson also earns league’s Freshman of the Year award

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May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Year, while Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) was chosen as the MW Freshman of the Year, the league announced Wednesday.

SDSU'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Peres earns fourth career weekly award

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May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second weekly award of the season for Peres and fourth of her career.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEVADA 13-6 TO CLAIM SERIES

 

Aztecs await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA tournament

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May 13, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team broke a 6-6 tie with two runs in the top of the sixth inning and five more in the seventh en route to a 13-6 victory over Nevada Saturday afternoon in Reno. The win gave the Aztecs (31-18, 15-9 MW) the series and a second-place finish in the final Mountain West standings.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT NEVADA 5-4 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

SDSU has five-game winning streak snapped in Reno

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres had three of SDSU's seven hits in a 5-4 loss at Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 12, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball saw its five-game winning streak snapped in a 5-4, eight-inning loss Friday afternoon at Nevada. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 30-18 overall and 14-9 in Mountain West play.

SDSU SOFTBALL OUTLASTS NEVADA 11-9

 

Aztecs win fifth straight game

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd scored three runs in SDSU's 11-9 win at Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 11, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team used a 14-hit performance to outlast Nevada 11-9 Thursday afternoon in Reno, Nev. The Aztecs improved to 30-17 overall and 14-8 in Mountain West play with their fifth consecutive victory, while the Wolf Pack dropped to 27-22 and 12-10.

AZTEC SOFTBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER WITH UNLV

 

SDSU wins twice on Senior Day to sweep weekend series

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May 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) hit a pair of home runs in the first game and Ashley Ercolano (Poway, Calif./Poway HS) hit a grand slam in the final home game of her career in the nightcap to lift San Diego State to a doubleheader sweep over UNLV Saturday at SDSU Softball Stadium.

CABLE'S TWO-RUN HOMER LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL OVER UNLV

 

 

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May 5, 2017 (San Diego) - On Cinco de Mayo, Aztecs softball welcomed the UNLV Rebels to Aztec softball stadium.  Senior Morgan Ettinger started on the mound for the Rebels against another senior, Erica Romero, for the Aztecs.

AZTEC SOFTBALL RUN-RULES LEAGUE-LEADING UTAH STATE 15-5

 

SDSU’s Shelby Thompson and Jenavee Peres each hit grand slams in series finale

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres (left) hit a grand slam and had six RBIs in SDSU's 15-5 win over MW-leading Utah State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 30, 2017 (Logan, Utah) - Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) and Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) each hit grand slams to lead the San Diego State softball team to a 15-5, five-inning victory over Mountain West-leading Utah State in the series finale Sunday in Logan, Utah. The Aztecs improved to 26-17 overall and 10-8 in MW play, while the Aggies dropped to 32-12 and 14-6.

SDSU SOFTBALL SWEPT AT MW-LEADING UTAH STATE

 

Aztecs fall by scores of 4-2 and 4-1 in Logan, Utah

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres had two hits and two walks in SDSU's two losses Saturday at Utah State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 29, 2017 (Logan, Utah) - The San Diego State softball team was swept in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Utah State. The Aztecs (25-17, 9-8 MW) opened with a 4-2 loss to the Aggies (32-11, 14-5 MW) before falling by a 4-1 score on a walk-off three-run home run in the nightcap.

AZTEC SOFTBALL CLAIMS SERIES WITH 10-6 WIN AT BOISE STATE

 

SDSU leads the country with a .359 average this season

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April 23, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team scored 10 runs over the first four innings and never looked back in a 10-6 win Sunday afternoon at Boise State. The victory gave the Aztecs (25-15, 9-6 MW) the series over the Broncos (25-17, 7-11 MW).

SDSU SOFTBALL BLOWS PAST BOISE STATE 14-0

 

Aztecs run-rule Broncos in five innings to even series

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd (left) and Molly Sturdivant (right) combined for six RBIs in SDSU's 14-0 win over Boise State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team run-ruled Boise State 14-0 in five innings to even the weekend series Saturday at Boise State. The Aztecs (24-15, 8-6 MW) outhit the Broncos (25-16, 7-10 MW), 14-3, in the game.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT BOISE STATE 6-4

 

Broncos snap SDSU’s five-game winning streak

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant had two hits, two RBIs and a walk, but SDSU fell, 6-4, at Boise State.  Courtesy:  goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team had its season-long five-game winning streak snapped in a 6-4 loss Friday afternoon at Boise State. The Aztecs dropped to 23-15 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play with the loss, while the Broncos improved to 25-15 and 7-9.

AZTECS SOFTBALL SWEEPS MOUNTAIN WEST WEEKLY AWARDS

 

Jenavee Peres (player) and Erica Romero (pitcher) capture weekly league honors

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April 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team swept the Mountain West weekly awards, the league announced Tuesday. Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) was named the MW Player of the Week, while Erica Romero (Corona, Calif.) was selected the MW Pitcher of the Week.

SDSU SOFTBALL SHUTS OUT NEW MEXICO 8-0 FOR SERIES SWEEP

 

Peres homers twice as Aztecs win fifth straight game

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April 15, 2017 (San Diego) - Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) homered twice and Erica Romero (Corona, Calif.) tossed a five-hit shutout to lift San Diego State to an 8-0, six-inning win over New Mexico Saturday at SDSU Softball Stadium. If was the fifth consecutive victory for the Aztecs (23-14, 7-5 MW), who swept the series with the Lobos (19-18, 5-7 MW) by a combined score of 22-3.

AZTEC SOFTBALL RUN-RULES NEW MEXICO 10-2 IN FIVE INNINGS

 

SDSU moves into a tie for second place in MW standings with fourth straight win

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Photo:  Zaria Meshack scored a career-high four runs and tied a career best with three hits in SDSU's 10-2 win over New Mexico.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State run-ruled New Mexico 10-2 in five innings for its fourth consecutive victory Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (22-14), who came into the weekend in a tie for seventh place, are now in a tie for second in the Mountain West standings at 6-5 after clinching the series over the Lobos (19-17, 5-6 MW).

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEW MEXICO 4-1 IN SERIES OPENER

 

Aztecs win third straight game

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres homered and drove in three runs in SDSU's 4-1 win over New Mexico.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 13, 2017 (San Diego) - Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) homered and drove in three runs to lead San Diego State to a 4-1 victory over New Mexico in the series opener Thursday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. It was the third consecutive win for the Aztecs (21-14, 5-5 MW).

SDSU SOFTBALL'S ALEX FORMBY NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

Junior earns second career weekly award

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April 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Alex Formby has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second career weekly accolade for the junior and first by an Aztec pitcher this season.

JAYLENE IGNACIO'S WALK-OFF HIT LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL PAST SAN JOSE STATE 7-6

 

Aztecs beat Spartans in nine innings to claim weekend series

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April 2, 2017 (San Diego) - Jaylene Ignacio’s (Oceanside, Calif./El Camino HS) two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Kristen Parker (Mira Mesa, Calif./Mira Mesa HS) to give San Diego State a walk-off, 7-6 victory over San José State Sunday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (20-14, 4-5 MW) claimed the series with the win.

SDSU SOFTBALL RALLIES PAST SAN JOSE STATE 5-3

 

Aztecs even the series with a four-run sixth inning

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Photo:  West Hills High graduate Katie Byrd had a two-run single in the sixth to help SDSU to a 5-3 win over San José State. Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past San José State, 5-3, Saturday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (19-14, 3-5 MW) handed the Spartans (23-11, 3-2 MW) just their second loss in the past 15 games.

AZTEC SOFTBALL'S RALLY COMES UP SHORT IN 5-3 LOSS TO SAN JOSE STATE

 

SDSU falls in series opener with SJSU

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres had two hits, including a solo homer.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning but was unable to tie up the game in a 5-3 loss to San José State Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs dropped to 18-14 on the season and 2-5 in Mountain West play with their third consecutive loss, while the Spartans (23-10, 3-1 MW) won for the 13th time in 14 games.

SDSU SOFTBALL DROPS SERIES FINALE TO COLORADO STATE 11-5

 

Aztecs record 12 hits in loss

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Photo:  Zaria Meshack had three hits.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 26, 2017 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - The San Diego State softball team dropped an 11-5 decision to Colorado State in the series finale Sunday at Ram Field. The Aztecs (18-13, 2-4 MW) had 12 hits in the game, but left eight on base and committed three errors.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT COLORADO STATE 7-4

 

SDSU-CSU series even at 1-1 

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Photo:  Frankie Orlando had two of SDSU's six hits.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 25, 2017 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - The San Diego State softball team was unable to overcome a six-run third inning for Colorado State in a 7-4 loss Saturday at Ram Field. The Aztecs (18-12, 2-3 MW) and the Rams (14-10, 2-3 MW) now each have one win apiece in the weekend series with the final game moved up to 11 a.m. MT (10 a.m. PT) Sunday with rain in the forecast.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS COLORADO STATE 9-4

 

Aztecs record 16 hits to take the series opener

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March 24, 2017 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - San Diego State used 16 hits to down Colorado State, 9-4, in the series opener Friday at Colorado State. Down by a 4-3 margin, the Aztecs (18-11, 2-2 MW) scored the final six runs of the game and got out of multiple jams to secure the win.

AZTECS SOFTBALL AVOIDS SWEEP BY BULLDOGS WITH 6-3 WIN

 

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March 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball wrapped up their first series in conference play today against Fresno State, trying to avoid the sweep.  Sophomore Julie McDonald started on the mound for the Aztecs against another sophomore, Kamalani Dung, for the Bulldogs.  

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED BY FRESNO STATE 7-6

 

Aztecs record 14 hits in 7-6 loss to Bulldogs

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson tied a career high with three hits.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State dropped a 7-6 decision to Fresno State Saturday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (16-11, 0-2 MW) and Bulldogs (19-9, 2-0 MW) combined for 29 hits in the game, which featured three lead changes.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS TO FRESNO STATE 10-7

 

SDSU loses MW opener for first time since 2007

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant's two-run homer in the first was not enough in a 10-7 Aztec loss to Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 17, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied late, but was unable to come back from an 8-3 deficit in a 10-7 loss to Fresno State in the Mountain West opener for both teams Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium.

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