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SDSU LACROSSE FALLS TO NO. 6/5 COLORADO ON SENIOR DAY

 

Aztecs drop third straight MPSF conference game

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Photo:  The Aztecs recognized their 11 seniors prior to Sunday's game vs. Colorado.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State found itself in a tight battle midway through the first half against No. 6/5 Colorado at home Sunday, but the visiting Buffaloes used a timely 9-0 run to pull away for a 17-5 victory in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game on Senior Day at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BRAVES SERVE UP NINE RUNS FOR EASTER DINNER TO TAKE SERIES FROM PADRES

 

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April 16, 2017 (Atlanta) - Happy Easter!  Will the Easter Bunny bless the Padres?  Let’s find out with Trevor Cahill on the mound for San Diego against the legendary Bartolo Colon for the Braves!

SDSU TRACK & FIELD CLOSES BUSY WEEK WITH A FLOURISH

 

SDSU has a pair of new entries in the program’s record book

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April 15, 2017 (Long Beach) - San Diego State track & field has a pair of new entries in the program’s record book after a successful end to the Beach Invitational hosted by Long Beach State on Saturday.

AZTECS BASEBALL CONTINUES HOT HITTING IN 16-3 WIN AT UNLV

 

SDSU wins for 10th time in last 12 contests

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Photo:  David Hensley had four hits, including a double along with an RBI and two runs scored, in the win at UNLV on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 15, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State took up from where it left off offensively in Friday night’s win as it defeated UNLV, 16-3, Saturday afternoon at Earl E. Wilson Stadium in Las Vegas. The win was the 10th in the last 12 games for the Aztecs, who improved to 25-11 overall and 13-5 in the Mountain West.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BRAVES TAKE TWO FROM PADS ON BACK-TO-BACK HOMERS

 

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April 15, 2017 (Atlanta) - It wasn’t a Good Friday for the Padres, losing the first game of a series to the Braves in their new stadium.  Luckily for them, they have three more games to set the record straight.  Clayton Richard started on the mound for San Diego against veteran ace R.A. Dickey for the Braves.

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.

AZTECS BASEBALL ROUTS UNLV 20-6 TO EVEN WEEKEND SERIES

 

Baseball records season highs in runs and hits in win over Rebels

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Photo:  Dean Nevarez had three hits, including a double and triple, while driving in five runs in the win over UNLV Friday evening in Las Vegas.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 15, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State exploded for season highs in runs and hits as it defeated UNLV, 20-6, Friday night at Earl E. Wilson Stadium in Las Vegas. The Aztecs were in control from start to finish, scoring in each of the first five innings as they improved to 25-11 overall and 12-5 in the Mountain West. Their run total along with their 24 hits in the game were the most they have recorded in any contest this season

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 TRACK & FIELD PRODUCES SUCCESSFUL DAY WITH SPLIT SQUADS

 

SDSU had six top 10 finishes during the day

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April 14, 2017 (Azusa/Long Beach) - San Diego State track & field had six top 10 finishes with split squads at the Beach Invitational and Bryan Clay Invitational Friday.

SDSU concluded the Bryan Clay Invitational by competing in the 100, 400, 800 and 400-meter hurdles.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES HELP BRAVES CHRISTEN NEW BALLPARK WITH LOSS

 

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April 14, 2017 (Atlanta) - After starting the season in their cozy little nook of the NL West, the Padres were suddenly whisked away to the east coast to face the Braves in their new home, SunTrust Park.  Jhoulys Chacin started on the hill for the Padres against Julio Teherán for the Braves.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS ENDS SLIDE, DEFEATS AIR FORCE 4-2

 

Aztecs capture four victories in singles play

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April 14, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State opened its weekend road trip on Friday with a 4-2 triumph over Air Force in a Mountain West dual match at Cadet Gymnasium Outdoor Tennis Courts.

AZTECS BASEBALL DROPS 7-3 DECISION TO UNLV IN SERIES OPENER

 

Teams combine for five homers as SDSU falls to Rebels

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Photo:  Hunter Stratton had a pair of hits, including his first home run of the season, in the contest against UNLV Thursday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 13, 2017 (Las Vegas) - In a game marred by winds gusting to center field, San Diego State dropped the opener of its three-game series at UNLV, 7-3, Thursday night at Earl E. Wilson Stadium in Las Vegas. The Aztecs used a pair of homers to score all of their runs, but the Rebels had three of their own that helped them capture the victory.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD COMPETES IN TWO MEETS AT AZUSA PACIFIC

 

Ellis concluded competition at the Mt. SAC Relays and Elaine Ribeiro ran at the Bryan Clay Invitational

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April 13, 2017 (Azusa, Calif.) - San Diego State track & field continued its busy week in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, concluding competition at the Mt. SAC Relays while kicking off competition at the Bryan Clay Invitational, both hosted by Azusa Pacific University.

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).

WEST HILLS HIGH STADIUM GETS FACELIFT

 

By Nick Pellegrino

April 13, 2017 (Santee) -- The first football stadium in the country with a two-toned, artificial playing surface will "field" a new look for the 2017-18 school year.

West Hills High School Stadium, which gained national attention with its one-of-a-kind, double-blue playing field, recently saw its old, worn field removed following nearly 10 seasons, to be replaced by a modern version of FieldTurf product for Wolf Pack athletics and other events.

AZTECS WATER POLO SWIMS INTO FIRST WITH DOUBLE WINS OVER AZUSA PACIFIC AND CONCORDIA

 

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April 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo closed out Golden Coast Conference play today with a doubleheader.  Their first game was against Azusa Pacific University.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS 6-1 CONTEST TO FRESNO STATE

 

Aztecs fall to the Bulldogs on Senior Day

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April 13, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis hoped for home court advantage at today’s contest against Mountain West opponent Fresno State, but the Aztecs could not get past the Bulldogs and ended the day at the Aztec Tennis Center with a 6-1 loss.

SDSU WATER POLO: KATE MCDONNELL NAMED GCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Award is the fourth of the season for San Diego State

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April 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State goalkeeper Kate McDonnell is the Golden Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced late Wednesday. The award is the first of her career and the fourth for 11th-ranked SDSU this season.

SDSU SCHOLAR ATHLETES HONORED AT ANNUAL BANQUET

 

329 Aztecs recognized as scholar-athletes

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Photo:  Arthur Flores and Alyssa Diacono were named 2016 Student-Athletes of the Year on Monday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State athletic department honored 329 student-athletes Monday evening at its 23rd annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet in Montezuma Hall on the SDSU campus. In order to qualify as a scholar-athlete for the semester, a student-athlete must achieve at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA or a 3.20 semester GPA.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SHUT OUT ROCKIES TO WIN SERIES

 

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April 12, 2017 (Denver) - The series is even at 1-1, so the Padres had a chance to win it today with Zach Lee on the mound against Denver native--and Rockies fan from birth--Kyle Freeland.

AZTECS BASEBALL POWERS TO 9-3 WIN OVER UC IRVINE

 

Three home runs help SDSU down Anteaters

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had a double and home run in the win over UC Irvine Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - After spotting UC Irvine a run in the top of the first, San Diego State roared back with six runs over the first three innings en route to a 9-3 victory over the Anteaters Tuesday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

ECM PADRES REPORT: FRIARS FALL SHORT IN GAME TWO AGAINST ROCKIES

 

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April 11, 2017 (Denver) - Probably no Padres win will ever top last night’s, when Wil Myers hit for the cycle, but that doesn’t mean the Pads can’t try and win again.  The veteran Jered Weaver faced the rookie, 22-year-old Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies.

T-NO. 14 SDSU WATER POLO EDGES NO. 22 CSU BAKERSFIELD 6-5

 

Aztecs rally from 5-2 deficit to win

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April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - T-No. 14 San Diego State rallied to defeat 22nd-ranked CSU Bakersfield, 6-5, Tuesday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. SDSU improved to 15-12 with the decision, while the Roadrunners fell to 12-14.

STEVE FISHER RETIRES AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH; BRIAN DUTCHER TO TAKE OVER

 

Fisher is Mountain West all-time winningest coach to work in athletic department; former head coach in waiting takes over for retiring Fisher

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April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Steve Fisher, San Diego State’s all-time winningest coach and the winningest coach in Mountain West history, announced today that he is retiring as the head basketball coach at SDSU. Fisher, 72, will continue to work at the University in a part-time capacity.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TAKE GAME ONE, MYERS HITS FOR CYCLE IN HOMER-INFESTED COORS FIELD

 

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Photo:  the balls that Wil Myers hit in his cycle tonight at Coors Field.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 10, 2017 (Denver) - The Padres couldn’t get the sweep yesterday, but did manage to win two out of three against the Giants.  Now it was off to Denver to face the Rockies, who have had a rockin’ start to the season.  Jared Cosart was on the hill for the Padres against Tyler Chatwood for the Rockies.

AZTECS BASEBALL RALLIES LATE TO DOWN NEVADA 7-2 IN SERIES FINALE

 

Baseball scores six in the eighth to defeat Wolf Pack

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had three hits, walked twice and also picked up the win on the mound in the victory over Nevada Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied for six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to overturn a one-run deficit as it defeated Nevada, 7-2, Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. With the victory, the Aztecs claimed the weekend series after splitting the first two contests and have won six of their eight games against the Wolf Pack in 2017.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS EDGED BY NEVADA 4-3

 

Aztecs’ three singles victories not enough to prevent ninth straight loss

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Photo:  Joel Popov snapped a personal five-match skid with a victory at No. 4 singles vs. Nevada on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Despite three victories in singles play, San Diego State was unable to put the brakes on a lengthy losing streak Sunday, dropping a narrow 4-3 decision to Nevada in a Mountain West dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ACTION AT WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE

 

Aztecs complete second round and then struggle in final round

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April 9, 2017 (Santa Cruz) - San Diego State wrapped up action on Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate. The Aztecs completed Saturday’s postponed second round and then played the final 18 holes at Pasatiempo Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIES FOR 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for 21st individually

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Photo:  Georgia Lacey carded the Aztecs' low round of the day at the PING/ASU Invite with a 71.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finished in a tie for 10th place at the PING/ASU Invitational on Sunday after shooting a collective 13-over-par 301 during the final round at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs completed the 41st annual tournament with a 54-hole total of 27-over 891, along with Missouri and LSU, on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES CAN'T COMPLETE SWEEP AND RALLY; FALL TO GIANTS 5-3

 

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Photo:  Buster Posey contributed to the Giants' win on Twitter.  Via @SFGiants on Twitter

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Don’t look now, but the Padres have a chance to sweep a series.  Against the Giants.  With Clayton Richard on the mound against Johnny Cueto for San Francisco.

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