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SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR THIRD AFTER DAY ONE AT THE PRESTIGE

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for third individually­ after 18 holes

Photo:  PJ Samiere led the Aztecs with a 68 during the opening round of The Prestige at PGA West.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 20, 2017 (La Quinta, Calif.) - San Diego State men’s golfer PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) finds himself tied for third place on the individual leaderboard after shooting a 3-under-par 68 Monday during the opening round of The Prestige at PGA WEST.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS CAPTURE SERIES WITH SHUTOUT WIN OVER PACIFIC

 

Four pitchers combine for shutout in 11-0 victory

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Photo:  Andrew Brown had three hits, two RBI and scored once in the win over Pacific Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored 10 runs over the first four innings and four Aztec hurlers combined for a five-hit shout as SDSU defeated Pacific, 11-0, Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

AZTECS FINISH SECOND AT MW SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztecs' Meyer named Freshman of the Meet

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February 19, 2017 (College Station, Tx.) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team captured second place in the final team standings at the 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested this week at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. In addition to the team’s stellar effort, Aztec McKenna Meyer was named the Freshman of the Meet for her performance over the four days of competition in the pool.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DROP NIGHTCAP TO PACIFIC 5-1

 

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had four hits including a pair of doubles over the first two games vs. Pacific.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Right after the completion of Friday's rain-delayed opening day game, which the Aztecs won 11-5, both teams took the field again for game two.  This time, Pacific had the upper hand as they beat the Aztecs 5-1.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS WIN RAIN DELAYED SEASON OPENER 11-5

 

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February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs baseball kicked off their season with a Friday afternoon opening day against Pacific.  Senior lefty Brett Seeburger took the mound for the Aztecs against sophomore right hander Shelby Lackey for Pacific.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DROPS TO UNLV 80-62

 

Each team made 10 3-pointers in the contest

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February 18, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State women’s basketball and UNLV each made 10 3-pointers but the Rebels secured its victory on a better overall shooting percentage, as the Aztecs fell in a Mountain West contest, 80-62, on Saturday in Cox Pavilion.

SDSU LACROSSE ROLLS PAST CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS IN EXHIBITION 16-4

 

Senior Alex Watson leads Aztecs with hat trick

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February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State lacrosse team received goals from 10 different players Saturday to key its 16-4 victory over visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in its lone exhibition game of the 2017 campaign at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTECS MOVE INTO SECOND AT MW SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU, Nevada in tight battle for second spot at conference title meet

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Photo:  Summer Harrison broke her own school record in the 100 butterfly Friday evening at the 2017 Mountian West Swimming & Diving Championships.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 17, 2017 (College Station, Tx.) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team moved up into sole possession of second place at the end of the third day of 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Included in the team’s performance on Friday was a new school record in 100 butterfly, Aztec’s first victory in an individual event and five times that entered the SDSU top 10 lists.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 17: BACK HOME





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February 17, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning two in a row, SDSU men's basketball returns home to face UNLV on Sunday.  Coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Jeremy Hemsley and junior guard Trey Kell called a press conference today to talk to the media after their big turnaround.  The Aztecs are 15-10 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play.

SDSU SOFTBALL DEFEATS UC RIVERSIDE 3-0

 

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Photo:  Julie McDonald tossed a three-hit shutout to help SDSU beat UC Riverside 3-0.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Julie McDonald (Carlsbad, Calif./Carlsbad HS) tossed a three-hit shutout against UC Riverside to help San Diego State to a split at the 27th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic Thursday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (3-4) first downed the Highlanders (1-5), 3-0, before falling to No. 8/9 Washington, 6-5, later in the night.

SDSU SOFTBALL: AZTECS BLOW LEAD ON TWO ERRORS; LOSE TO WASHINGTON 6-5

 

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February 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Due to rain, what was supposed to be SDSU softball’s weekend-long hosting of the 27th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic is now reduced to three games today and one on Tuesday.  The Aztecs hosted UC Riverside earlier today and tonight, they hosted the Huskies from Washington.  The No. 8 Huskies faced UC Riverside earlier tonight.

AZTECS REMAIN THIRD AT MW SWIM CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Caplan sets school record on 3-meter springboard

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February 16, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team moved into sole possession of third place at the end of the second day of 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Included in the team’s performance on Thursday was a new school record in 3-meter diving plus three times that entered the SDSU top 10 lists.

AZTEC WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS 5-2 DECISION TO LONG BEACH STATE

 

SDSU falls to the 49ers for second year in a row

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February 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis hosted Long Beach State today at the Aztec Tennis Center, where they fell to the 49ers 5-2. Today’s match against LBSU marks the fourth-consecutive loss for the Aztecs.

WEAR YOUR GREEN AND RUN EAST COUNTY: ST. PATRICK’S DAY HALF MARATHON MARCH 5

 

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February 16, 2017 (El Cajon) - You’re invited to start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration early and register now for the St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, Green Mile, and Tribes & Clans competition on Sunday, March 5, 2017.  The St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon is dedicated to involve the entire family in fun and fitness.  This event is hosted by the Run East County Foundation.  Funds raised will benefit several East County charities. 

STRONG DEFENSE LEADS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TO 66-59 WIN OVER UTAH STATE

 

The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Aztecs

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February 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball took the lead in its Mountain West contest against Utah State just 16 seconds in and never looked back, topping the Aggies, 66-59, on Wednesday evening at Steve Fisher Court in Viejas Arena.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE: AZTECS TIED FOR THIRD AFTER OPENING DAY AT CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

 

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Photo:  Alexandra Caplan captured fourth place on the 1-meter springboard on opening day of the 2017 Mountain West Swimming and Diving Championships.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 15, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team finds itself tied for third place after the opening day of the 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

SDSU WATER POLO: CAROLINE ISRAELS NAMED GCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior earns the first award of the season for SDSU

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February 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo senior Caroline Israels has been named the Golden Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday night. The weekly award is the first for the Aztecs this season and the fourth of Israels’ career.

FOUR AZTECS INVITED TO NFL COMBINE

 

NFL Combine to take place Feb. 28-March 6 in Indianapolis

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Photo: Donnel Pumphrey (left), Nico Siragusa (center) and Damontae Kazee (right), along with Daniel Brunskill (not pictured) have been invited to the NFL Combine.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State will send four football players to the NFL Scouting Combine (National Invitational Camp) in Indianapolis from Feb. 28-March 6, the NFL announced today. Daniel Brunskill (Valley Center, Calif./Valley Center HS), Damontae Kazee (San Bernardino, Calif.), Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) and Nico Siragusa (Chula Vista, Calif./Mater Dei Catholic HS) all will attend the camp, which will be scouted by top executives, coaching staffs, player personnel departments and medical personnel from all 32 NFL teams.

GIRLS SOCCER: WOLF PACK WIN HOTLY CONTESTED BATTLE AGAINST GROSSMONT 1-0

 

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February 15, 2017 (La Mesa) - Grossmont girls’ soccer sports an outstanding 10-3-6 record on the season, with a 2-1-5 record in Grossmont league play.  Tonight, they hosted the Wolf Pack of West Hills, an opponent of equal stature with an 11-6-6 overall record, but a 1-2-5 record in league play.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIES FOR EIGHTH AT NORTHROP GRUMMAN CHALLENGE

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for seventh individually

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February 14, 2017 (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team completed its first tournament of the spring on Tuesday with an eighth-place tie at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge after shooting a collective 10-over-par 284 during the final round at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

LA MESA RESIDENTS WON TRIP TO SUPER BOWL IN UNION BANK CONTEST

 

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February 14, 2017 (La Mesa) -- Donald and Marilyn Gustavson of La Mesa savored a trip to the Super Bowl in Houston, after Donald was named grand prize winner in the “From Sofa to Stadium” Visa Super Bowl LI Sweepstakes for Union Bank. A Union Bank customer for almost 40 years and a huge football fan, Gustavson was thrilled to win.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 14: ON THE ROAD AND ON THE FIELD

 

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February 14, 2017 (San Diego) - After a win on Sunday at home against Nevada, Aztecs men's basketball heads out on the road tomorrow night to Logan, Utah to face Utah State.  Assistant coach Brian Dutcher and senior forward Matt Shrigley sat down with the media at today's press conference.

Joining them were the boys of summer:  baseball head coach Mark Martinez and senior starting pitcher Brett Seeburger.  This year's Aztecs feature four players from East County high schools--Hunter Stratton (junior catcher, Grossmont), Jordan Verdon (sophomore infielder, Granite Hills), Kenny LaPierre (another sophomore from Granite Hills and an Alpine native.  Right-handed pitcher) and Avery Tuck, a freshman outfielder from Steele Canyon.  The Aztecs open their season on Friday at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIED FOR EIGHTH AFTER DAY TWO AT NORTHROP GRUMMAN CHALLENGE

 

Aztecs’ Sirene Blair cards tournament-low 66 in second round

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February 13, 2017 (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) - San Diego State senior Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) fired a tournament-low 5-under-par 66 on Monday to lead the Aztec women’s golf team during the second round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at the par-71, 6,017-yard Palos Verdes Golf Club.

GULLS BLOW OUT CONDORS 4-0

 

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February 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The 25-13-2-2 Gulls came home tonight to face the Bakersfield Condors in the first Gulls game televised on Fox 5 San Diego as part of a partnership between the television station and the Gulls.  Read more about this here.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS SUCCUMBS TO ST. MARY'S 5-2

 

Aztecs wrap weekend with a loss in Moraga

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February 12, 2017 (Moraga, Calif.) - Aztec women’s tennis faced its third straight loss as it was edged out by the Saint Mary’s Gaels, 5-2, this afternoon at the Korth Tennis Complex in Moraga, Calif.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COMPLETES DAY ONE AT NORTHROP GRUMMAN CHALLENGE

 

Aztecs sit in 13th place after first-round action

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Photo: Haleigh Krause led the Aztecs with a 74 on Sunday at Palos Verdes Golf Club.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 12, 2017 (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finds itself in 13th place after shooting a 17-over-par 301 on Sunday during the opening round of the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

NO. 17 AZTECS WATER POLO FINISHES SEVENTH AT UCSD INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs split two games in La Jolla

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February 12, 2017 (La Jolla) - No. 17 San Diego State finished in seventh place at the 16-team UCSD Triton Invitational after splitting a pair of games on Sunday. The Aztecs fell in their morning game vs. T-No. 9 UC Santa Barbara, 9-6, before rebounding to defeat T-No. 9 UC San Diego, 5-4. The outcomes put SDSU’s record at 4-4 on the season.

AZTECS SOFTBALL BLOWS PAST WEBER STATE 16-7

 

SDSU records 20 hits in weekend finale

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Photo:  West Hills High graduate Katie Byrd and Zaria Meshack (right) combined for six of SDSU's 20 hits in a 16-7 win over Weber State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 12, 2017 (Los Angeles) - The San Diego State softball team scored the first 10 runs of the game and the final six in a 16-7 victory over Weber State in the final game of UCLA’s Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament Sunday in Los Angeles. The Aztecs (2-3), who came into Sunday with 28 hits through their first four games, had 20 today in the victory.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DROPS CLOSE ONE TO UC DAVIS 4-3

 

Aztecs’ two-match win streak snapped on Sunday

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Photo:  Santiago Cevallos was a double winner on Sunday vs. UC Davis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 12, 2017 (San Diego) - For the second day in row, the San Diego State men’s tennis team had its fortunes hinge on the final singles match; however, the Aztecs suffered the opposite fate on Sunday, dropping a tough 4-3 decision to UC Davis in a non-conference dual at Aztec Tennis Center. With the setback, SDSU was unable to complete a weekend sweep, slipping to 3-4 overall, while the Aggies even their record at 3-3 on the season.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL: KELL REACHES 1,000 POINTS AS AZTECS WIN STATEMENT GAME AGAINST NEVADA 70-56

 

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February 12, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU men's basketball returned home after a loss against San Jose State to play host to the Wolf Pack of Nevada in a Sunday matinee on White Out Day.

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