Sports

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TURN IT AROUND AND AVOID SWEEP WITH WIN OVER DBACKS

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was yet another night the Padres would like to forget.  But today was, yet again, a brand new day.  Zack Godley started for the Dbacks against Clayton Richard.

ECM PADRES REPORT: DBACKS ROAST PADS EARLY AGAIN TO TAKE GAME TWO

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was...uh...well anyway, tonight was a new night and a new game.  Robbie Ray started on the mound for Arizona against Luis Perdomo.

AZTECS BASEBALL ROCKED BY FRESNO STATE 11-2

 
 
Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!
Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!
Story and photos by Liz Alper
May 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs baseball rebounded in a big way last night with a 13-3 win over Fresno State.  They would try to win the series today on Senior Day with senior Cody Thompson on the mound for the Aztecs against another senior, Dominic Topoozian for the Bulldogs.

AZTECS USE 17-HIT ATTACK TO DOWN FRESNO STATE 13-3

 

Martinez gets 100th win as head coach

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Brett Seeburger tied his career high with 10 strikeouts and notched his 10th win of the season in the victory over Fresno State Friday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State broke open a tight contest with a five-run sixth inning and went on to defeat Fresno State, 13-3, Friday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES CRUSHED BY DIAMONDBACKS IN GAME ONE

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo:  San Diego/Imperial County Red Cross honored.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 19, 2017 (San Diego) - You wouldn’t think in 2017 that the Milwaukee Brewers would take a series from any team, but they did from the Padres.  Now the Friars had to regroup as they headed back to NL West play when the Diamondbacks came to town tonight.  Taijuan Walker started on the hill for Arizona against Jered Weaver.

SDSU BASEBALL SHUT OUT BY FRESNO STATE 4-0

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story and photos by Liz Alper

May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning the season series with USD, Aztecs baseball hosted their last Mountain West opponent of the regular season in Fresno State on Thursday night. Junior Ricky Tyler-Thomas started on the mound for the Bulldogs against senior Dominic Purpura for the Aztecs.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD QUALIFIES 13 FOR NCAA TRACK & FIELD WEST PRELIMS

 

The NCAA West Regional Preliminary Round is in Austin, Texas and runs from May 25-27

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field has qualified 13 student-athletes for the NCAA Track & Field Preliminary Rounds, the NCAA announced Thursday. The 13 qualifiers is tied for the most in program history since the NCAA implemented the region system (east and west) in 2010.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS TAKE SERIES 3-1 WITH MINIMAL EFFORT

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - ECM hasn’t checked what the Padres’ win-loss percentage is for day games, but one thing was for sure; they HAD to win today if they wanted to salvage the series with the Brewers before they left town.  Zach Davies started on the hill for Milwaukee against Jarred Cosart, who just returned from the DL.

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

 

Jenavee Peres lands on first team for second time of career

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

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.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS SCORE LATE TO TAKE GAME THREE

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo:  Welcoming the Naval Helicopter Association and representatives from the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 49.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 17, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres that were at Petco on Monday night were nowhere to be found last night, as the Brewers exploded for six runs to win 6-2.  Thankfully, it’s a four-game series, so the Padres have two more chances.  Matt Garza started on the mound tonight for the Brewers against Jhoulys Chacin.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEASON WITH EIGHTH PLACE REGIONAL FINISH

 

Aztecs fall short of third straight berth in NCAA Championships

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Blake Abercrombie led the Aztecs with a 73 during the final round of the NCAA regionals on Wednesday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team saw its 2016-17 campaign come to a disappointing conclusion Wednesday with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Washington Regional at Aldarra Golf Club. The Aztecs fired a combined 14-over-par 298 during the final round to complete the tournament with a 54-hole total of 30-over 882 on the par-71, 6,885-yard course layout.

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

 

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

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Jenavee Peres courtesy goaztecs.com

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 WATER POLO FINISHES SEASON RANKED 13TH IN FINAL CWPA POLL

 

Aztecs end campaign with best ranking since 2013

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 17, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State finished the 2017 campaign ranked 13th nationally in the final Collegiate Water Polo Association Top-25 Poll. It is the highest final CWPA ranking for the program since 2013 when the Aztecs completed the season at No. 10.

AZTECS DOWN TOREROS 9-5 TO WIN SEASON SERIES

 

Five-run third inning keyed by back-to-back home runs

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Andrew Martinez's three-run homer gave the Aztecs a lead they would not relinquish in the 9-5 win over USD Tuesday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored five times in the third inning to overturn a one-run deficit and go onto defeat the University of San Diego 9-5 Tuesday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. That rally was aided by back-to-back homes runs by Andrew Martinez and Dean Nevarez.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BREWERS REBOUND WITH OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION TO TAKE GAME TWO

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo:  National BBQ Day at Petco Park.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night felt like the ending of every sports movie ever made.  Hunter Renfroe’s two-run walk-off home run gave the Padres the win over the Brewers.  That said, the game was quite nerve-wracking for everyone involved, so they tried to tone it down tonight.  Jimmy Nelson started on the mound for the Brewers against Clayton Richard.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO EIGHTH AFTER ROUND TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs just four shots in back of coveted fifth-place position

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  PJ Samiere posted his second straight 71 on Tuesday at the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - Enduring two lengthy morning rain delays, the San Diego State men’s golf team slipped two places into the eighth position at the NCAA Washington Regional after recording a combined 10-over-par 294 during the second round at Aldarra Golf Club.

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

 

Peres earns fourth career weekly award

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

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.

ECM PADRES REPORT: RENFROE WALKS IT OFF FOR PADRES IN STYLE IN SERIES OPENER WITH BREWERS

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo:  Hunter Renfroe's two-run homer in the 10th gave the Padres the walk-off win.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - A return to National League play means a return to normalcy. The Padres felt that as they returned home tonight to host the Milwaukee Brewers for four games.  Chad Anderson started on the hill for Milwaukee against Luis Perdomo.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR SIXTH AFTER ROUND ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere, Gunn Yang tied for 14th individually

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  PJ Samiere shot a 71 on Monday during the opening round of the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 15, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in a tie for sixth place at the NCAA Washington Regional, along with Penn State, after shooting a collective 6-over-par 290 on Monday during the opening round at Aldarra Golf Club. 

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD EARNS 12 ALL-CONFERENCE NODS

 

The Mountain West outdoor track & field champions next compete at the NCAA West Regionals

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field landed 12 student-athletes on the All-Mountain West team, the league office announced Monday. The selections were awarded to the top-three finishers in each event at the conference meet, which SDSU won this past weekend.

AZTECS CAPTURE SERIES WITH 17-5 VICTORY OVER AIR FORCE

 

Sheehan, Verdon pace SDSU attack with four hits apiece

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Jordan Verdon had four hits--including a double with three RBI--in the win at Air Force on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 14, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State scored three times in each of the first three innings, then doubled down with six in the top of the fifth en route to a 17-5 victory over Air Force Sunday afternoon at Falcon Field in Colorado Springs, Colo.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BIG EIGHTH INNING GIVES WHITE SOX SERIES WIN OVER PADRES

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 14, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was a tragedy.  And because ECM has to report facts, we can’t give our actual opinions on how we feel about last night, so we’ll just skip to today’s game three against the White Sox.  Jered Weaver squared off against Jose Quintana for the White Sox.

AZTECS WIN SLUGFEST AT AIR FORCE 18-11

 

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo:  Andrew Martinez had three doubles and four RBI in the win at Air Force on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 13, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State scored six runs in the fifth inning to open up a seven-run lead as it went on to defeat Air Force, 18-11, Saturday afternoon at Falcon Field in Colorado Springs, Colo. The win evened the weekend series at one game apiece as SDSU looks to win its 11th (of 12) three-game weekend series this season.

SAN DIEGO STATE TRACK & FIELD WINS MOUNTAIN WEST TITLE

 

SDSU won six titles in the final day of the Championships to take home the conference crown

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 13, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field won six titles on the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships to win the program’s third Mountain West crown in five years and its fourth overall on Saturday at Utah State's Ralph Maughn Stadium.

ECM PADRES REPORT: WHITE SOX WALK IT OFF IN HEARTBREAKER FOR PADRES

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 13, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had a good offensive showing yesterday with three home runs against the White Sox.  They looked to start a win streak today with Trevor Cahill on the mound against Dylan Covey for Chicago.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEVADA 13-6 TO CLAIM SERIES

 

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

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

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 ROWING MEDALS IN TWO AT AAC CHAMPIONSHIP, EARNS THREE SPOTS ON ALL-LEAGUE TEAM

 

SDSU finishes fourth in conference point standings

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 13, 2017 (Sarasota, Fla.) - The San Diego State rowing capped its season Saturday morning at the American Athletic Conference Championship at Nathan Benderson Park where the team took home two medals and finished fourth in the conference. Junior Isabelle Paul earned a spot on the first team all-conference, while junior Sara Avery and freshman Bianca van Dyk received second team honors.

FREE HANDS-ON ATV SAFETY TRAINING OFFERED AT THE GOLDEN ACORN TRAINING SITE DURING ATV SAFETY WEEK JUNE 2-11

 

Source: ATV Safety Institute

May 12, 2017 (Campo) -- This summer, June 2 - 11, the ATV Safety Institute will be hosting ATV Safety Week throughout the country. ASI is working with certified Instructor Jim Rue who has volunteered to provide free hands-on ATV RiderCourse training in Campo at the Golden Acorn Training Site on June 3 & 10 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at 1800 Golden Acorn Way in Campo.

BONNIE DRAXLER LEADS AZTECS TRACK & FIELD TO STELLAR THIRD DAY OF MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU is in second place with the final day of the MW Championships set for Saturday

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

May 12, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field junior Bonnie Draxler earned her third Mountain West pole vault title and the Aztecs are in second following a spectacular third day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium, on Friday.

ECM PADRES REPORT: THREE HOME RUNS LIFT PADRES OVER WHITE SOX

 

Like our sports coverage?  Donate to help support ECM’s sports section!

Follow @ECMagSports on Twitter for live sports coverage and stories!


Story by Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

May 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Yesterday...well...to be frank, it wasn’t a good day for the Padres.  But tonight they started a weekend series against the White Sox, so maybe they’ll do better up north. Jhoulys Chacin started against Miguel Gonzalez for Chicago.

Pages