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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.

AZTEC WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS 5-2 TO THE WOLF PACK

 

SDSU drops its first road conference dual in Nevada

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April 9, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team traveled to Reno, Nev., this weekend for its first road conference match against the University of Nevada, but could not get past the Wolf Pack and ultimately fell 5-2 at the McArthur Tennis Center. Today’s loss puts the Aztecs at 0-2 in conference play and marks the team’s sixth straight loss.

SDSU LACROSSE STYMIED BY NO. 9/10 USC 15-3

 

Aztecs outscored 9-0 in second half

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Photo:  Harlowe Steele scored her sixth goal of the year on Saturday vs. USC.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Facing the nation’s top scoring defense and fifth-ranked scoring offense, San Diego State remained within striking distance of No. 9/10 USC for over 40 minutes on Saturday, before ultimately dropping a 15-3 decision in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation contest at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

ECM PADRES REPORT: LOW SCORING GAME, BUT PADS GET THE WIN OVER GIANTS

 

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Photo:  The Padres are joined by the SDSU and USD cheerleaders, the Gulls and the Sockers and Albion SC Pros to Celebrate San Diego.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - After an exciting home opener that ended positively with a win, the Padres looked to recreate it again tonight.  They’d have a tough go of it with Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the Giants against Jhoulys Chacin, but they did their best, as we all know they can.

AZTECS BASEBALL FALLS TO WOLF PACK 3-1 IN 11 INNINGS

 

Two-run homer sends Nevada to overtime victory

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Photo:  Tyler Adkison had a double and drove in SDSU's lone run against Nevada Saturday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Dillan Shrum’s home run in the top of the 11th inning ended a 1-1 stalemate and propelled Nevada to a 3-1 victory over San Diego State Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The two-run homer to right field was the first of the season for the freshman first baseman, who was responsible for driving in all three of the Wolf Pack’s runs on the day.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF REMAINS IN 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair tied for 12th individually after 36 holes

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April 8, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team moved up one spot into 10th place on Saturday after shooting a 4-over-par 292 during the second round of the PING/ASU Invitational at Karsten Golf Course. With their total, the Aztecs find themselves nine shots out of the top five with a 54-hole score of 14-over 590 heading into Sunday’s final round on the par-72, 6,337-yard layout.

AZTEC BASEBALL OPENS NEVADA SERIES WITH A 6-3 VICTORY

 

Four-run inning carries SDSU to conference win

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had a pair of hits, including his first home run of the year, in the win over Nevada Friday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State used a four-run fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie and went on to defeat Nevada, 6-3, Friday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The win, coupled with New Mexico’s loss at San Jose State earlier in the day, moved the Aztecs to within one game of the league-leading Lobos in the conference standings.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DEFEATED BY FRESNO STATE 4-0

 

Aztecs suffer eighth consecutive dual-match defeat

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State jumped back into Mountain West play Friday seeking its first victory in over a month, but visiting Fresno State only extended the frustration, as the Aztecs suffered a 4-0 setback in a rare evening dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

T-NO. 14 WATER POLO DOWNS NO. 9 PACIFIC 8-7

 

 

Aztecs move to 5-0 in league play

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - T-No. 14 San Diego State was outstanding on defense, received a career effort from goalkeeper Kate McDonnell and saw Caroline Israels score the game-winner in an 8-7 victory over ninth-ranked Pacific on Friday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. The win moved SDSU to 14-12 overall and 5-0 in the Golden Coast Conference, while UOP fell to 14-8 and 3-1 in league action.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ROUND ONE AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs remain in 11th place after Friday’s opening round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza shot an opening-round 72 on Friday at the PING/ASU Invite on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 7, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finds itself in 11th place after shooting a 10-over-par 298 on Friday during the opening round of the PING/ASU Invitational at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs find themselves nine shots behind fifth-place UNLV (+1) heading into Saturday’s second round on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SECURE WIN IN EXCITING HOME OPENER WITH STYLE

 

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Photo:  Manuel Margot celebrates with Wil Myers after his second homer of the day.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - People always feel better when they come home.  Today, we would see if that saying held true for the Padres as they played their home opener against the San Francisco Giants.  Luis Perdomo got the home opener nod for the Padres against Matt Cain for the Giants.

EX-SDSU MEN'S SOCCER STAR TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED NPSF PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Ex-Aztec now competing for Albion PROS in San Diego

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State men’s soccer star Travis Nicklaw, currently a forward for the San Diego-based Albion PROS, was named Mitre National Player of the Week Thursday by the National Premier Soccer League in a vote of media members from across the nation.

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