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SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: FORT'S LATE LAYUP SINKS TOREROS 77-76

 

 

Aztecs snap four-game slide vs. USD

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November 29, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind McKynzie Fort’s driving layup with eight seconds remaining and Khalia Lark’s game-clinching steal, the San Diego State women’s basketball team defeated the University of San Diego in thrilling fashion Thursday night, 77-76, at Steve Fisher Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER'S MORAN, UTUSH EARN ALL-WEST REGION HONORS

 

Pair recognized by United Soccer Coaches

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November 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer seniors Stacie Moran and Aliyah Utush were named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I All-West Region Team. Moran landed on the first team, while Utush was a second-team selection.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL COLLECTS FOUR ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS

 

Harris, Pritchard named to all-conference team; Little, Cage receive honorable mention

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November 27, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team had four players earn all-Mountain West honors as announced Monday by the league office. In a vote of the conference’s 11 head coaches, Deja Harris (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Devyn Pritchard (Temecula, Calif.) were both named to the all-MW team, while and Baylee Little (Gilbert, Ariz.) and Alexis Cage (Newport Beach, Calif.) received honorable mention.

SDSU'S TARIQ THOMPSON NAMED MW DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

True freshman earns first career MW honor

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November 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State true freshman Tariq Thompson (San Diego/St. Augustine HS) has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first career weekly honor for Thompson.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS WOODEN LEGACY TITLE BY FIVE

 

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November 27, 2017 (Fullerton) - Finally, the Aztecs men’s basketball team got their first day of rest at the Wooden Legacy.  Tonight, they had another late game, but it was worth staying up for; the title game against Washington State in the two squads’ first meeting since 2006.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DEFEATED BY TULANE 80-46

 

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November 25, 2017 (Bimini, Bahamas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered its second straight defeat on Saturday after falling to Tulane by an 80-46 count at the Junkanoo Jam.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL EDGES GEORGIA IN WOODEN LEGACY SEMIFINAL

 

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November 24, 2017 (Fullerton) - After a demonstrative win against Sacramento State last night, SDSU men’s basketball celebrated Black Friday by hitting the basketball court instead of the mall as they faced Georgia in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy.

KINGS GAIN SHARE OF DIVISION LEAD

 

By Nick Pellegrino

November 26, 2017 (Clairemont) - The San Diego Kings may be an expansion, minor division basketball team, but they are quickly proving to be winners.
 
For the third straight outing, the Kings extended a small halftime lead into a decisive victory Saturday (Nov. 25), taking down the visiting Oakland Bayhawks 120-102. The contest made a late move to the Salvation Army Kroc Center when Grossmont College became unavailable due to the holiday.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO CENTRAL MICHIGAN IN OVERTIME 85-76

 

Aztecs suffer first loss of regular season at Junkanoo Jam tournament

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November 24, 2017 (Bimini, Bahamas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team experienced its first loss of the young season on Friday after dropping a tough 85-76 overtime decision to Central Michigan at the Junkanoo Jam.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/28: FOOTBALL TAKES A BACK SEAT

 

 

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November 28, 2017 (San Diego) - No football game this week, but we got a plethora of coaches at this week’s SDSU athletics press conference:  Aztecs football coach Rocky Long, men’s basketball coach Brian Dutcher, women’s basketball coach Stacie Terry, senior guard McKynzie Fort and freshman guard Te’a Adams were all present.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS SWAT HORNETS IN WOODEN LEGACY QUARTERFINAL; ADVANCE TO BLACK FRIDAY SEMIFINAL

 

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November 23, 2017 (Fullerton) - While most of us were probably in bed with food comas after Thanksgiving dinner, the San Diego State Aztecs men’s basketball team was in Fullerton at the Wooden Legacy in their quarterfinal matchup against Sacramento State.

SDSU FOOTBALL: PENNY GAINS 203 YARDS IN AZTEC WIN

 

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November 24, 2017 (San Diego) - Rashaad Penny didn't take it personally that he was snubbed by the Doak Walker Award selection committee.

He just went out and ran 22 times for 203 yards and two touchdowns in his final regular-season game to crack the 2,000-yard mark and lead San Diego State to a 35-10 victory against New Mexico on Friday.

CLARE AND TOTH NAMED TO MASL TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Sockers place a player on TOTW for third consecutive week; Clare’s hat trick and Toth’s shutout earn weekly honors

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers placed two players on the week four MASL Team Of The Week (TOTW). Matt Clare and Chris Toth were honored for their performances in Sunday’s match against Ontario. It is the third consecutive week that the Sockers have had a player on the TOTW. Brandon Escoto and Luan Oliveira were honorable mentions.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/21: TURKEY DAY FEAST

 

 

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November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Two days before Thanksgiving, San Diego State Aztecs provided a treat for us at this week's press conference:  a helping of football and men's basketball.  Football head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and senior safety Trey Lomax took the podium, as well as men's basketball head coach Brian Dutcher.

BILL DICKENS DIES AT 68; ICONIC EAST COUNTY SPORTSWRITER, "EVERYONE'S FRIEND"

 

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego

Photo:  In his later years, Bill Dickens (shown with webmaster partner Ramon Scott) wore a beard. Photo via Facebook

November 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Bill Dickens played baseball at Grossmont High School and recreational softball for the old Daily Californian newspaper — a catcher with bad knees.

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MITCHELL SETS SCHOOL RECORD AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS EASTERN ILLINOIS

 

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s basketball is undefeated at home and 2-1 overall, a much better start to the season than last year.  Tonight they played host to the Eastern Illinois Panthers in an exhibition game.  The Panthers are known for churning out ex-Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned analyst Tony Romo, so no one’s really heard of their basketball team.  But we’d see them tonight.

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED THE MW SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Penny wins seventh weekly MW accolade this season

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for his play against Nevada in a 42-23 Aztec win on Saturday night, the league announced Monday.

SDSU RASHAAD PENNY NAMED WALTER CAMP OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Penny accounted for school-record 429 all-purpose yards en route to second Walter Camp Offensive Player-of-the-Week award

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny has been named the Walter Camp National FBS Offensive Player of the Week for the second time of the season, the Walter Camp Foundation presented by Generation UCAN announced Sunday. Penny, who also won the award on Sept. 10 for his play at Arizona State, is the only Aztec to win the offensive player-of-the-week award and just the second on either side of the ball (also linebacker Calvin Munson on Sept. 6, 2015).

SDSU FOOTBALL: PENNY SETS MORE SCHOOL RECORDS AS AZTECS DOWN NEVADA 42-23

 

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - Senior running back Rashaad Penny set an SDSU record for most all-purpose rushing yards in a game, rushing for 429 Saturday night against Nevada as the Aztecs knocked off the Wolf Pack 42-23. 

MCKENNA MEYER EARNS SWIMMER OF THE MEET AT A3 INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs earned first place in all but two events over three-day invitational

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team finished the A3 Invitational in strong fashion Saturday evening, grabbing first place in five of six events on the final day of action at the Aztec Aquaplex. McKenna Meyer, who captured first place in each of the three finals she competed in while posting a first-place time in the 200 IM preliminaries on Thursday and being a part of a first-place 800 free relay team on Friday, earned Swimmer of the Meet honors for being the highest single-point getter for all female competitors. The Aztecs had a 153.5 point lead heading into the final day, but as of early Sunday morning, official team results are still to be recalculated.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS WINS THRILLER VS. CAL STATE FULLERTON TO STAY UNDEFEATED

 

SDSU is 3-0 for just the 10th time in program history

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - With just five seconds on the clock, senior captain Geena Gomez scored the go-ahead basket to give San Diego State women’s basketball its third straight win to open the season, a 59-58 nail biter over Cal State Fullerton Saturday afternoon in Viejas Arena.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SUFFERS THREE-SET SETBACK AGAINST COLORADO STATE

 

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team concluded its 2017 campaign with Senior Day on Saturday afternoon and suffered a 3-0 (22-25, 20-25, 21-25) loss against nationally ranked Colorado State. The Aztecs conclude the 2017 season at 16-15.

SDSU SWIMMING EXTENDS A3 INVITATIONAL LEAD ON DAY TWO

 

McKenna Meyer posts third pool record score at A3

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team extended its lead to a commanding 153.5 points on the second day of the A3 Invitational, using first-place times in six of seven events on Friday evening.

CHRIS TOTH & MATT CLARE SHINE IN SOCKERS' 8-0 WIN OVER ONTARIO

 

Clare continues hot start with a hat trick and a four-game scoring streak

November 19, 2017 (San Diego) The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers (4-0) ended their three-game homestand with an 8-0 victory over the Ontario Fury (2-2) before a crowd of 3,401, the largest of the season. Goalkeeper Chris Toth made 16 saves en route to his first-ever shutout and the first for the Sockers in the MASL era. Matt Clare scored the club’s second consecutive hat trick to maintain his four-game scoring streak. Undefeated San Diego captures an early two-game lead in the Pacific Division.

SDSU SWIMMING SETS FOUR AQUAPLEX RECORDS; LEADS A3 INVITATIONAL PACK AFTER DAY ONE

 

McKenna Meyer posts two B-cut times

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November 16, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team posted a strong showing on the first day of the A3 Invitational, jumping out to a 28-point lead over second-place UC San Diego after the first five events of the three-day invitational.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL DROPS A TOUGH ONE AT WYOMING IN FOUR SETS

 

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November 15, 2017 (Laramie, Wyo.) - Despite a career-high 19 kills from Hannah Turnlund, the San Diego State volleyball team dropped a tough 3-1 decision to Wyoming (22-25, 25-27, 25-17, 25-27) in a Mountain West road match Wednesday night at UniWyo Sports Complex.

SDSU LACROSSE NAMES CAPTAINS FOR 2018 SEASON

 

Mackenzie Lech, Harlowe Steele, Natalie Peel selected by Aztec teammates

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November 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse midfielders Mackenzie Lech, Harlowe Steele and Natalie Peel have been named team captains for the upcoming 2018 season as announced by seventh-year head coach Kylee White.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: MEEFOUT, SORHAITZ NAMED ALL PAC-12 SELECTIONS

 

Senior duo becomes 69th and 70th All-Pac-12 award-winners in program history

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November 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s soccer seniors Jeroen Meefout and Winston Sorhaitz were named All-Pac-12 Second Team and All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention selections, respectively, the league office announced on Tuesday morning. Meefout and Sorhaitz become the 69th and 70th players in program history to earn All-Pac-12 recognition since the Aztecs joined the league in 2005.

SENIORS LEAD AZTECS WOMEN'S HOOPS IN 58-55 WIN OVER CSUN

 

Thorderson, Fort and Lark combined to produce 79.3 percent of the team’s offense versus CSUN

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - With its senior class leading the way, San Diego State women’s basketball held off a late fourth-quarter comeback attempt by CSUN and beat the Matadors 58-55 Tuesday night in Viejas Arena.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 11/14: BACK IN ACTION

 

 

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State football is back in action this week after a bye week, taking on Nevada this Saturday.  Head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and junior safety Parker Baldwin sat down with the media at this week's press conference.

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