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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.

SDSU WATER POLO SIGNS VALHALLA HIGH STANDOUT TO NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT

 

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November 13, 2017 (San Diego) - Valhalla High School girls water polo standout Spencer Samuel has signed a letter of intent to play water polo at San Diego State for the 2018-19 school year.  The utility has been a starter in her three years at VHS and has helped the Norsemen to the CIF Open Division playoffs each season, advancing as far as the semifinals in 2016, after claiming three Grossmont League titles. A scholar-athlete in 2017 in both water polo and swim, the two-time team captain is a multi-year All-American, all-CIF performer and two-time Grossmont League Player of the Year (2016, 2017). Samuel enters her senior season with 253 goals, 148 assists and 261 steals in her career.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S DEJA HARRIS NAMED MW OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec junior collects second career conference weekly award

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November 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior Deja Harris (Las Vegas, Nev.) was named Mountain West Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for a pair of outstanding performances in the Aztecs’ two home victories over UNLV and New Mexico.

SOCKERS REMAIN UNBEATEN WITH 8-3 WIN OVER TACOMA STARS

 

San Diego’s Chiles tallies four goals and G.K. Pardo makes key saves

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November 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers (3-0) remained unbeaten after an 8-3 win over the Tacoma Stars (1-2) before 3,196 at Valley View Casino Center on Sunday night. Captain Kraig Chiles scored four goals, and Boris Pardo made 12 saves and three key stops in the third period to provide momentum for San Diego.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS WINS FIVE SINGLES MATCHES ON DAY THREE AT LMU INVITE

 

Aztecs wrap up fall tournament slate on Sunday

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Photo:  Joel Popov captured his second straight singles match on Sunday at the LMU Invite.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 12, 2017 (Los Angeles) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team closed off its fall tournament schedule with a flourish Sunday, capturing five of six singles matches at the LMU Invitational after coming up empty in doubles.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS WRAPS FALL CLASSIC II

 

SDSU wins seven matches in the final round Sunday

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November 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team hosted the final day of the SDSU Fall Classic II on Sunday at the Aztec Tennis Center. The Aztecs finished off play with seven total wins on the day with two victories in doubles matches and five in singles action.

SDSU DIVERS CONCLUDE ACTION AT TROJAN DIVING INVITATIONAL

 

Alexandra Caplan finished in sixth to lead SDSU

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November 12, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State had four divers reach the finals of the platform competition at the Trojan Diving Invitational to lead the five-team field at the University of Southern California on Sunday afternoon.

SDSU ROWING RACES AT SAN DIEGO FALL CLASSIC

 

Aztecs win the open eight, take second in the novice eight

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November 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team participated in the San Diego Fall Classic Sunday morning, hosted by the San Diego Rowing Club on Mission Bay. The Aztecs nabbed first place in the open eight race and second place in the novice eight.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS CONTINUES PLAY AT LMU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec sophomore Rafael Gonzalez Almazan remains unbeaten on the weekend

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November 11, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State men’s tennis sophomore Rafael Gonzalez (Madrid, Spain) continued his impressive play this weekend, posting two additional victories on Saturday to lead the Aztecs at the LMU Invitational.

SECOND SET RUN FUELS SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S COMEBACK WIN VS. NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs have won seven of their last eight matches

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Photo:  Deja Harris matched her uniform number with 15 kills against New Mexico on Saturday to go with eight block assists.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Sparked by a decisive run in the second set, the San Diego State volleyball team rallied for a 3-1 triumph over visiting New Mexico (20-25, 26-24, 25-13, 25-12) in a Mountain West match Saturday at Aztec Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS COMPETES AT DAY TWO OF FALL CLASSIC II

 

Aztecs log nine more victories on Saturday

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November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team notched nine more victories in the second day of its final fall tournament, SDSU Fall Classic II. The Aztecs matched their team score from Friday with victories in three of four doubles events, and six of eight singles wins.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE: ALEXANDRA CAPLAN PLACES THIRD IN ONE-METER CHAMPIONSHIP AT TROJAN DIVING INVITATIONAL

Aztec divers conclude three-day event tomorrow with platform event

 

 

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November 11, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State diver Alexandra Caplan posted a total score of 526.10 in the 1-meter Championship at the Trojan Diving Invitational on Saturday to lead SDSU’s trio of participants.

AZTECS MEN'S SOCCER NOTCHES ONLY PAC-12 WIN OF SEASON ON SENIOR NIGHT

 

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November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - While SDSU women’s soccer faced UCLA last night in the NCAA Tournament, their male counterparts squared off against the Bruins tonight in their final game of the season on Senior Night.  The male Aztecs...well, to put it nicely, aren’t doing so well this season; 5-13 overall and winless in Pac-12 play, going 0-9.

SDSU DIVERS COMPETE AT TROJAN INVITE

 

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November 10, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State had a pair of divers in action at the Trojan Diving Invitational on Friday with senior Alexandra Caplan and freshman Emily Reed finishing 12th and 16th, respectively, in the 3-meter diving competition.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO UCLA 3-1 IN NCAA FIRST ROUND

 

Root scores SDSU’s lone goal

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November 10, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State dropped a 3-1 decision at second-seeded and fourth-ranked UCLA on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship. The loss ends the Aztecs’ season and the Mountain West champions finish with a record of 12-8-2.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS LOGS SEVERAL WINS FRIDAY AT SDSU FALL CLASSIC II

 

SDSU finishes day one of the tournament with wins in nine matches

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November 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis finished day one of the SDSU Fall Classic II with victories in three of four doubles matchups and six of eight singles rounds on Friday. The team’s final fall tournament continues Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at the Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY CONCLUDES SEASON AT NCAA WEST REGIONALS

 

Chrissy Calain was SDSU’s second finisher, her best finish on the team this year

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November 10, 2017 (Seattle) - Closing out her collegiate career, Aztec senior Lily Seynaeve led San Diego State cross country at the NCAA West Regionals, hosted by Seattle’s Jefferson Park Golf Course, Friday morning.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS BLOWS BY BLUE HOSE IN SEASON DEBUT 77-50

 

Senior Lexy Thorderson and freshman Najé Murray each made four 3-pointers

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November 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball opened the 2017-18 campaign with a bang, knocking down 12 3-pointers, the most in a season opener in 15 years, to beat Presbyterian 77-50 Friday afternoon.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL ROLLS PAST UNLV IN FOUR SETS

 

Aztecs take final two sets by a combined 25 points

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November 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team won for the sixth time in its last seven matches on Thursday with a 3-1 victory over visiting UNLV in a Mountain West clash at Aztec Court.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEVENTH AT ST. MARY'S INVITATIONAL

 

Samiere, Sugimoto among the top 15 individually at Aztecs’ final fall tournament

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Photo:  For the fourth time in five tournaments this fall, P.J. Samiere was the Aztecs No. 1 finisher after tying for sixth at the Saint Mary's Invite this week.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 8, 2017 (Pebble Beach) - The San Diego State men’s golf team completed its fall schedule with a seventh-place finish at the Saint Mary’s Invitational on Wednesday after shooting a combined 3-under-par 281 during the final round at the par-71, 7,002-yard Poppy Hills Golf Course.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD RELEASES 2018 SLATE

 

SDSU competes at home three times in 2018

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field, the reigning Mountain West outdoor track and field champion, revealed its 2018 schedule today.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO SEVENTH AT ST. MARY'S INVITE

 

Aztecs’ Samiere, Sugimoto among the top 15 individually

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November 7, 2017 (Pebble Beach) - The San Diego State men’s golf team dropped into seventh place at the Saint Mary’s Invitational after posting a collective 2-under-par 282 on Monday during the second round at the famed Poppy Hills Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: UTUSH LANDS ON TOP DRAWER SOCCER TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Senior earns honor after being named MVP at MW Championship

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State forward Aliyah Utush has been named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week. The senior was one of five honorable mention selections after helping the Aztecs win the 2017 Mountain West Championship.

MATT CLARE NAMED TO THE MASL TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Sockers midfielder tallies five points and scores a winning goal

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - The Sockers’ Matt Clare was named to the MASL Team of the Week for his five-point performance in the two games to begin the season. A league-high total of four players were placed on the Honorable Mention list.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 11/7: BYE WEEK? LET'S INVITE THE OTHERS!

 

 

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November 7, 2017 (San Diego) - With a bye week this week, SDSU football head coach Rocky Long invited some of the coaches of the other Aztec sports to join in on this week’s press conference. Women’s basketball senior guards Geena Gomez and McKynzie Fort and men's basketball junior guard Jeremy Hemsley were also on hand to answer a few questions.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN SIXTH AT ST. MARY'S INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs’ Samiere, Sugimoto tied for eighth individually after first round

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November 6, 2017 (Pebble Beach) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finds itself in sixth place at the Saint Mary’s Invitational after shooting a 5-over-par 287 on Monday during the opening round at the renowned Poppy Hills Golf Course.

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