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RASHAAD PENNY NAMED MW OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR FIFTH TIME OF SEASON

Penny ran for 234 yards and three touchdowns in a 52-7 Aztec win at San José State

 

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November 6, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny has been named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATED AT NO. 4 STANFORD

 

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November 5, 2017 (Stanford) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team wrapped up its 2017 road schedule at No. 4 Stanford on Sunday evening and fell to the Cardinal 4-0 at Cagan Stadium.

SOCKERS: MATT CLARE NOTCHES GAME-WINNING GOAL WITH 41 SECONDS LEFT FOR 6-5 WIN

 

San Diego delights home opener crowd of 3,318 with thrilling victory over Syracuse

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November 5, 2017 (San Diego) - The 14-time champion San Diego Sockers (2-0) used a Matt Clare game-winning goal with 41 seconds remaining to lift the Sockers to a hard-fought 6-5 win over the visiting Syracuse Silver Knights (1-1) before a home opener crowd of 3,318 at the Valley View Casino Center.

MEN'S TENNIS: SDSU'S ARNAUD RESTIFO FALLS IN SINGLES FINAL AT UNLV TOURNEY

 

Aztec sophomore drops title match in straight sets

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November 5, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State men’s tennis sophomore Arnaud Restifo (Nice, France) came up short in the singles final of the Larry Easley Memorial Championships on Sunday, falling to Max Cressy of UCLA in straight sets at Fertita Tennis Complex on the campus of UNLV.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S FIVE MATCH WINNING STREAK SNAPPED AT AIR FORCE

 

Aztecs fall to Falcons in five sets on the road

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November 5, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - The San Diego State volleyball team had its season-long five-match winning streak snapped in a grueling five-set defeat at Air Force (26-24, 19-25, 25-27, 25-20, 10-15) Sunday at Cadet East Gym.

FOOTBALL: SAN DIEGO STATE RUNS TO SCHOOL RECORD IN 52-7 WIN IN SAN JOSE

 

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Photo:  With his 234-yard effort against the Spartans, Rashaad Penny recorded his eighth 100-yard rushing game of the season and the 13th of his career. The Aztecs are 13-0 when Penny rushes for at least 100 yards.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 5, 2017 (San Jose) - Rashaad Penny ran for 234 yards and three touchdowns and San Diego State had 648 total yards -- including a school-record 554 rushing -- to help the Aztecs cruise to a 52-7 win over San Jose State on Saturday night.

ARNAUD RESTIFO LEADS SDSU MEN'S TENNIS ON DAY TWO IN LAS VEGAS

 

Aztec sophomore posts two wins to advance to championship final

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November 4, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State sophomore Arnaud Restifo won two singles matches on Saturday to lead a quartet Aztec men’s tennis players at the Larry Easley Memorial Championships on the campus of UNLV.

UTUSH'S HAT TRICK LEADS SDSU PAST UNM IN MW FINAL

 

Utush named MVP after scoring four goals in tournament

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November 4, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State senior forward Aliyah Utush posted a hat trick to lead the Aztecs past New Mexico 3-0 in the Mountain West championship game Saturday night in Las Vegas. The win sends SDSU to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2014.

SAN DIEGO HALL OF CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 2017 STARS OF THE MONTH

 

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Photo:  Joe Musgrove, Houston Astro and World Series winner.

November 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego Hall of Champions has announced their October 2017 Stars of the Month and this month, a local East County high school water polo player and a Grossmont High alum turned World Series winner made the cut.

ECM FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: WILD NIGHT ON THE MOUNT; MATADORS EMERGE WITH THE VICTORY OVER SANTANA

 

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November 3, 2017 (Spring Valley) - For the last game of the season, ECM Friday Night Lights went back to our old stomping ground:  Mount Miguel High School.  They faced a team we’ve never covered; the Sultans of Santana.  The purple and gold haven’t had the season they wanted, sporting a 4-5 overall (1-2 in league) record.  The Monarchs have done a little better since we saw them last, but still hold a 3-6 overall (1-2 in league) record.

STRONG SHOWING FOR SDSU MEN'S TENNIS ON DAY ONE IN LAS VEGAS

 

Aztecs net five singles victories and win twice in doubles

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Photo:  Sander Gjoels-Andersen was victorious in both singles and doubles on Friday at the Larry Easley Championships in Las Vegas.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

November 3, 2017 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team enjoyed a successful Friday at the Larry Easley Memorial Championships, capturing five of six singles matches to go with a pair of doubles victories in the tournament’s opening rounds held on the campus of UNLV.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOPPLES CAL STATE LOS ANGELES IN EXHIBITION WIN 71-50

 

Preseason All-Mountain West honoree McKynzie Fort was the Aztecs’ leader on offense

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November 3, 2017 (San Diego) - Three Aztecs scored double-digit points, leading San Diego State women’s basketball to a 71-50 exhibition win over Cal State Los Angeles Friday night in Viejas Arena.

SOCKERS CLAIM PREDICTABLE OPENER

 
By Nick Pellegrino
 
Photo:  El Paso forward Arturo Vega (15) delectes the ball, but it's blocked by a pair of San Diego defenders in support of winning goalie Boris Pardo.  Courtesy El Paso Coyotes
 
November 3, 2017 (El Paso) -- The 14-time indoor champion San Diego Sockers opened the 2017-18 season on the road against the El Paso Coyotes, a second-year franchise that went winless in all 20 contests last season.
 
You know which team won.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS KICK OFF SEASON WITH POLISHED WIN OVER UCSD

 

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November 2, 2017 (San Diego) - November is back and so is SDSU men’s basketball.  The Aztecs of the court opened their season tonight against crosstown rival UCSD under new ownership; tonight was Brian Dutcher’s first game as head coach.  Click “read more” to see how he—and they—did.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS BOISE STATE TO REACH MW FINAL

 

Utush provides winner in 48th minute

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November 2, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Second-seeded San Diego State used a 48th-minute goal by Aliyah Utush and a stellar defensive effort to dismiss third-seeded Boise State, 1-0, in the Mountain West semifinal round Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas. The win secured the Aztecs a spot in the MW championship game and upped their record to 11-7-2.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT CALIFORNIA 1-0

 

Aztecs conclude road schedule Sunday at No. 4 Stanford

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November 2, 2017 (Berkeley) - Despite a standout performance from senior goalkeeper Adam Allmaras, the San Diego State men’s soccer team started its final road weekend of the season with a 1-0 loss at California on Thursday afternoon. The Aztecs fall to 5-12 (0-8 Pac-12), while Cal, which is receiving votes in the national rankings by United Soccer Coaches, improves to 10-5 (5-3 Pac-12).

“SWING WITH SANTA” BENEFITS ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITES NOV. 17

 

By Valerie Watts

November 3, 2017 (El Cajon) -- St. Madeleine Sophie's Center invites golfers to "Swing with Santa" at the Sycuan Resort Friday, November 17.  The event begins with check in at 9:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 11:00 a.m.  Lunch is included and the day is topped off with a reception starting at 3:30 p.m.  Golfers will enjoy a day on the Pine Glen Par 3 executive course, bid on silent auction items and have a great time all while supporting the good work of St. Madeleine Sophie's Center.

HOUSTON ASTROS WIN FIRST WORLD SERIES SINCE INCEPTION IN 1962

 

Astros defeat Dodgers in seven games to win first world championship

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Photo:  George Springer's two-run blast in the second gave the Astros the five runs they needed to win the World Series.  He was also crowned World Series MVP.  Via @astros on Twitter

November 1, 2017 (Los Angeles) - In a whirlwind of a postseason, the Houston Astros have won the 2017 World Series in a seven-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The Astros toppled the Red Sox and Yankees--two of the toughest teams in the AL East--to get to the Big Show, while the Dodgers overcame two of the toughest customers the National League had to offer:  the Diamondbacks and Cubs.

The teams traded games in the series, with the Astros winning the series 4-3.  The biggest game was game 5, which the Astros won in 10 innings on Alex Bregman's RBI single to give the Astros the 13-12 win.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF: FERNANDA ESCAURIZA TIES FOR SIXTH AT UC IRVINE INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec sophomore finishes tournament at 2-over 218

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November 1, 2017 (Santa Ana, Calif.) - San Diego State women’s golfer Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) tied for sixth place at the UC Irvine Invitational on Tuesday after shooting a 3-over-par 75 during the final round at the par-72, 6,072-yard Santa Ana Country Club.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL TOPPLES FRESNO STATE FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT VICTORY

 

Aztecs improve to 8-2 in their last 10 matches

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Photo:  Baylee Little (above) tied teammate Alexis Cage for match-high honors with 12 kills vs. Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 31, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team made quick work in recording their fifth straight victory Tuesday night, posting a 3-0 conquest of Fresno State (25-16, 25-14, 25-20) in a Mountain West match at Aztec Court.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/31: WINNING? SPOOKY!

 

 

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For Christian Chapman's and Ron Smith's portion of the press conference, click "read more" and scroll down.

October 31, 2017 (San Diego) - Winning after two weeks of losing is spooky indeed, and on this Halloween, Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, junior quarterback Christian Chapman and sophomore cornerback Ron Smith sat down with the media at this week's press conference.

ESCAURIZA LEADS SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF AFTER TWO ROUNDS AT UC IRVINE INVITE

 

Aztec sophomore alone in fifth after 36 holes

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October 30, 2017 (Santa Ana, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team had four individuals compete in the first two rounds of the UC Irvine Invitational on Monday at Santa Ana Country Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO FOURTH AT HAWAII TOURNAMENT

 

Three Aztecs among top 15; senior P.J. Samiere shoots second-round 65

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October 30, 2017 (Princeville, Hawaii) - Despite shooting its second straight collective score of 14-under-par 274, the San Diego State men’s golf team slipped one notch into fourth place on Monday during the second of the  Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational.

FOUR AZTECS EARN ALL-MW WOMEN'S SOCCER HONORS

 

Moran named to first team, Utush to second team

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October 30, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State, which owned the Mountain West’s top defense and one of the top scoring attacks, had two players named to the all-MW team and an additional pair voted to the all-newcomer squad, the league announced this afternoon.

ABERCROMBIE LEADS SDSU MEN'S GOLF AT HAWAII TOURNAMENT

 

Aztec senior ties career best with an opening-round 65

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October 29, 2017 (Princeville, Hawaii) - San Diego State’s Blake Abercrombie (Rocklin, Calif.) shot a 7-under-par 65 on Sunday to lead the Aztec men’s golf team during the opening round of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational on the island of Kaua’i.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS AGAINST OREGON STATE 4-2

 

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October 29, 2017 (San Diego) - eroen Meefout and Tevenn Roux each tallied goals in San Diego State men’s soccer’s home contest against Oregon State, but the Aztecs fell to the Beavers, 4-2,  in Pac-12 play on Sunday afternoon. The Aztecs fall to 5-11-0 (0-7-0 Pac-12), while OSU improves to 6-11-0 (3-6-0 Pac-12). 

FOOTBALL: PENNY LIFTS SDSU OVER HAWAII 28-7

 

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October 29, 2017 (Honolulu) - Rashaad Penny ran 30 times for a career-high 253 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday night and San Diego State beat Hawaii 28-7.

Penny led the way with runs on all six plays of a 99-yard drive when the Aztecs (7-2, 3-2 Mountain West Conference) broke away early in the fourth quarter.

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