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SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS POST THREE-SET VICTORIES OVER LBSU AND CSUF

 

Volleyball stretches win streak to four matches

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Photo: Alexandra Psoma averaged 3.67 kills while hitting .452 over SDSU's two matches on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 17, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State completed a perfect weekend with three-set victories over Long Beach State (25-19, 25-22, 25-20) and Cal State Fullerton (25-13, 25-16, 25-12) on Saturday on Aztec Court. Those wins, couple with the three-set triumph over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening, improved the Aztecs to 8-5 as they end the week on a four-match winning streak.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY NOTCHES SIX PRS IN RIVERSIDE

 

Seniors Christine Kent and Elaine Ribiero were SDSU’s top two finishers

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September 17, 2016 (Riverside, Calif.) - Nearly every member of the San Diego State cross country team that competed at the UC Riverside Invitational recorded her collegiate best en route to a fifth place team finish at the 6,000-meter race in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday morning.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT UC SANTA BARBARA IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball records three-set win over UCSB

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Photo: Alexis Cage had nine kills, two blocks and six digs in the win over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening.  Via goaztecs.com

September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State combined a balanced attack with some solid defensive play as it needed just three sets to defeat visiting UC Santa Barbara (25-21, 25-21, 27-25) Friday evening on Aztec court. With the victory SDSU improved to 6-5 on the season while the Gauchos saw a three-match winning streak end and their record fall to 8-3.

ROCKIES STUN PADRES AFTER DELAY

 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  Alexi Amarista uses his hat to collect a few drops of hail during the delay.  Via @Padres on Twitter

September 16, 2016 (Denver) - After sweeping the Giants for the second time this season (they’re the only team the Padres have swept this year, by the way), the Padres made their way east to Denver for another series against the Rockies.  Christian Friedrich started against Tyler Chatwood.

The Padres took advantage of their NL West friends early.  Wil Myers hit a two-run home run in the first and it was 2-0 Friars.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS WEBER STATE 3-0

 

Three different Aztecs score to post second straight win

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September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored two goals in a matter of four minutes to help defeat Weber State, 3-0, Thursday night at SDSU Sports Deck. With the Aztecs’ second consecutive victory, they improve to 2-4 on the season, while the Wildcats fall to 2-3-1.

SDSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING: MEYER, BERGGREN LEAD AZTECS TO PENTATHLON WIN AT USD

 

Meyer wins pentathlon vs. USD

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Photo: Freshman McKenna Meyer was the individual winner at the annual pentathlon meet vs. University of San Diego.  Via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - By a very narrow margin, SDSU freshman swimmer McKenna Meyer captured the individual title as San Diego defeated the University of San Diego, 33-24, in the annual pentathlon at the USD Sports Center Pool Thursday afternoon. The Aztecs captured seven of the top t10 spots in the final pentathlon individual standings.

PADRES GM A.J. PRELLER SUSPENDED 30 DAYS WITHOUT PAY AFTER INVESTIGATION INTO POMERANZ TRADE

UPDATE VIA ESPN:  Padres hid medical information about players from Miami Marlins, Red Sox and Chicago White Sox

By Liz Alper

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September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - Padres general manager A.J. Preller has been suspended for 30 days with no pay after the MLB completed an investigation into the July 14 trade of pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox.

SDSU FOOTBALL: DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED MAXWELL AWARD PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey ran for 281 yards and three touchdowns in Aztecs’ 45-40 win over Cal

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Photo: Donnel Pumphrey against Cal via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, the Maxwell Football Club announced Thursday.

PADRES RALLY IN NINTH; SCHIMPF HOMER LIFTS THEM OVER GIANTS IN GAME TWO; GIANTS BULLPEN CURSES THEM AGAIN

 

By Liz Alper

 

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September 13, 2016 (San Francisco) - The Padres said hello to San Francisco in a big way last night with the shutout.  They looked to do it again tonight with Clayton Richard on the mound against Albert Suarez.  

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec junior notched four goals in two games last weekend

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September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After recording braces in each of his last two matches, San Diego State forward Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, the website announced Tuesday. The Aztec forward was the lone Pac-12 representative on the prestigious 11-player squad.

AZTECS' WOMEN'S GOLF: SIRENE BLAIR TAKES SECOND AT NEW MEXICO TOURNEY

 

Aztec senior breaks 54-hole school record with 13-under 203

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September 13, 2016 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State women’s golfer Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) finished second at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Tuesday after posting a school-record 54-hole total of 13-under-par 203 at UNM Championship Course. The Aztec senior fired a final-round 70 on the par-72, 6,317-yard track to jump one spot on the individual leaderboard for her 11th top-five placement as a collegian. In the process, Blair eclipsed her own program standard of 11-under 205 set at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown last October.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE WITH ROCKY LONG: GOING ON THE ROAD

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy of SDSU Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After a heart-stopping 45-40 win against Cal on Saturday, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, senior running back Donnel Pumphrey, Kick returner Rashaad Penny and cornerback Derek Babiash sat down with the media for their weekly press conference.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec forward accounted for four of team’s five goals in two home games

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Photo: Jeroen Meefout became the second Aztec in a row to earn Pac-12 Player of the Week honors.  Via goaztecs.com

September 13, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State’s Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his efforts in the Aztecs’ two home shutouts over UT Rio Grande Valley and Memphis in the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament.  With his selection, the SDSU junior garnered the first weekly league accolade of his career and marked the second consecutive conference honor for an Aztec player this season.

SDSU FOOTBALL: MUNSON NAMED LOTT IMPACT PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

This is Munson’s second-career Lott IMPACT Player of the Week honor

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September 13, 2016 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - San Diego State senior linebacker Calvin Munson has been named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced today. In recognition of Munson’s performance, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation will make a $1,000 donation to the general scholarship fund at SDSU.

PADS SHUT OUT GIANTS TO START ROAD TRIP

 

By Liz Alper

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September 12, 2016 (San Francisco) - After a fairly decent showing against the Rockies at home in which they split the series, the Padres found themselves on the road again once more.  Their first stop was in San Francisco, where they took on Jeff Samardzija and the Giants starting tonight.  Paul Clemens started for the Padres.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND RASHAAD PENNY WIN MOUNTAIN WEST WEEKLY HONORS

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Penny (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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Photo: Rashaad Penny (left) and Donnel Pumphrey via goaztecs.com

September 12, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced today. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Penny garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

NO. 13/9 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER BLANKS MEMPHIS 2-0

 

Aztecs post fourth straight shutout; win weekend tournament

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Photo:  Jeroen Meefout recorded a brace once again to help the Aztecs down Memphis.  Via goaztecs.com

September 11, 2016 (San Diego) - The No. 13/9 San Diego State men’s soccer team posted its fourth shutout in a row on Sunday with a 2-0 conquest of Memphis in the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament at SDSU Sports Deck. With the victory, the Aztecs claimed the team championship at their weekend event, improving to 4-0-1 on the season, while the Tigers slip to 3-3 overall.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CORNELL 1-0

 

Aztecs pick up first victory of the season

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September 11, 2016 (Ithaca, N.Y.) - San Diego State picked up its first win of the season on a Victoria Barba penalty kick as the Aztecs defeated Cornell on the road, 1-0. The Aztecs move to 1-4 on the year, while the Big Red fall to 2-3.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN FIRST AFTER DAY ONE AT GOPHER INVITE

 

Aztecs’ Blake Abercrombie tied for fifth on individual leaderboard

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Photo: Blake Abercrombie via goaztecs.com

September 10, 2016 (Independence, Minn.) - With four players among the individual top 20, the San Diego State men’s golf team vaulted into the lead at the Gopher Invitational on Saturday after shooting a collective 3-over-par 571 during the first two rounds at the par-71, 7,388-yard Windsong Farm Golf Club.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS SPLIT MATCHES AT ART CARMICHAEL INVITATIONAL

 

Volleyball wins one, loses one

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Photo: Deja Harris had 19 kills and a .643 hitting percentage in the win over Stony Brook on Saturday.  Via goaztecs.com

September 10, 2016 (San Diego) - For the second day in a row, the San Diego State volleyball team recovered from a 2-1 set deficit to post a five-set victory at the Art Carmichael Invitational in Kingston, R.I. Saturday afternoon it was Stony Brook that was the victim as the Aztecs rallied to defeat the Seawolves by set scores of 25-19, 18-25, 21-25, 25-19, 15-7.

ROCKIES BRING PADRES BACK TO EARTH IN GAME TWO

 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  members from the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital being honored for Women and Newborns on Nurse Appreciation Night. Via @Padres on Twitter

September 9, 2016 (San Diego) - If it weren’t for a solo home run in the ninth, the Padres would’ve had their biggest shutout win in franchise history.  They looked to do it again tonight with Luis Perdomo on the mound against Tyler Chatwood.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL DEFEATS RHODE ISLAND IN OPENING MATCH OF ART CARMICHAEL INVITATIONAL

 

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September 9, 2016 (Kingston, R.I.) - San Diego State defeated Rhode Island, 3-2 (18-25, 27-25, 15-25, 25-15, 17-15) in its opening match at the Art Carmichael Invitational in Kingston, R.I.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT UTRGV

 

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September 9, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs posted their third straight shutout of the 2016 campaign with a 3-0 win over the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley, while junior forward Jeroen Meefout scored two goals to provide the offensive spark. Senior Michael Sauers also scored on a penalty kick for SDSU, which maintained a 5-4 advantage in shots on goal.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED AT NO. 16/12 PENN STATE

 

Aztecs fall to 0-4 on the season

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September 9, 2016 (University Park, Pa.) - San Diego State suffered a 3-0 defeat at defending national champion and No. 16/12 Penn State on Friday at Jeffrey Field. The loss drops the Aztecs to 0-4 on the season, while the Nittany Lions improve to 3-2-1.

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