San Diego State University

OUTSTANDING OPENING DAY AT USATF CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR SDSU

 

Henderson’s second-place showing secures her a spot on Team USA for the World Championships this August

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June 22, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State track and field alum Whitney Ashley captured silver in the discus and junior Ashley Henderson advanced to the 100 meters semifinal in the opening day of the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday.

RASHAAD PENNY EARNS ATHLON SPORTS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA HONOR

 

Penny was previously named a preseason all-MW running back and kick returner by the magazine

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June 20, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named to the Athlon Sports preseason All-America team, the publication recently announced.

ADKISON, SHEEHAN NAMED THIRD TEAM ABCA/RAWLINGS ALL-AMERICANS

 

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June 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State outfielder Tyler Adkison and shortstop Danny Sheehan have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-America Third Team. The announcement comes on the heels of both players being selected to the ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-Region First Team last week.

EX-SDSU GOLF STAR XANDER SCHAUFFELE TIES FOR FIFTH AT U.S. OPEN

 

Aztec alumnus earns exemption to next year’s championship

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June 18, 2017 (Erin, Wisc.) - Making his first major championship appearance, former San Diego State All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) tied for fifth place at the 117th U.S. Open on Sunday after carding a 3-under-par 69 during the final round at Erin Hills Golf Club.

FIVE AZTECS EARN ACWPC ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS

 

Diacono lands on Outstanding Team

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June 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Five San Diego State water polo players earned Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Awards, the ACWPC announced on Friday. The five honorees match the most in single-season school history.

FOUR AZTECS SELECTED ON FINAL DAY OF MLB DRAFT

 

Adkison, Reyes, Saylor, Trejo chosen on Wednesday

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Photo:  Alan Trejo was the first Aztec selected in the MLB draft on Wednesday when he went to the Colorado Rockies in the 16th round. Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 14, 2017 (Secaucus, N.J.) - After San Diego State Aztec pitcher Brett Seeburger (St. Louis, 10th rd.) was taken on Tuesday during day two of the annual Major League Draft, four fellow Aztecs heard their names called on Wednesday during final day of the pro selection process. That foursome included seniors Marcus Reyes (LHP) and CJ Saylor (RHP) plus juniors Alan Trejo (2B) and Tyler Adkison (OF).

SAN DIEGO STATE ATHLETICS ANNOUNCES 2017 HALL OF FAME CLASS

 

Five selected to join elite group of Aztecs

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June 14, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Department of Athletics announced today its 2017 class for the Aztec Hall of Fame. The group of five inductees for this year’s class include former men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher, men’s basketball guard D.J. Gay, track and field star Whitney Ashley, and football players Craig Penrose and Whip Walton.

TWO AZTECS EARN POSTSEASON BASEBALL HONORS

 

Adkison, Sheehan honored for play during 2017 season

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Photo:  Tyler Adkison is an honorable mention Perfect Game/Rawlings All-American as well a a member of the NCAA Division I All-West Region first team.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 14, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztec outfielder Tyler Adkison has been named a 2017 Perfect Game/Rawlings Honorable Mention All-American and both he and shortstop Danny Sheehan have been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I West All-Region First Team. Sheehan was previously announced as a 2017 third team All-American by Collegiate Baseball newspaper.

SEEBURGER SELECTED BY ST. LOUIS IN MLB DRAFT

 

Aztec senior lefty taken in 10th round by Cardinals

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June 13, 2017 (Secaucus, N.J.) - San Diego State pitcher Brett Seeburger has been selected in the 10th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. The senior left-hander was the 304th selection in the draft, which concluded the second of three days on Tuesday.

AZTEC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE

 

SDSU opens its MW slate with a pair of tough road contests

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball and the Mountain West have announced the Aztecs’ league schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

Each team in the conference plays eight of the other 10 teams twice and plays two opponents once. This year, the Aztecs will not host Utah State, nor will they travel to New Mexico.

MEN'S BASKETBALL MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED BY LEAGUE

 

Aztecs to open conference slate at Wyoming

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June 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Mountain West schedule for the 2017-18 campaign has been released by the league. The Aztecs will open conference action at Wyoming on Dec. 27, and will close the slate with consecutive home games vs. Boise State on Feb. 28 and Nevada on March. 3

AZTEC ROWING RECRUITS COMPETE AT USROWING YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Four incoming freshmen have noteworthy finishes in Sarasota, Fla.

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June 12, 2017 (Sarasota, Fla.) - Four Aztec rowing signees competed in the 2017 US Rowing Youth National Championships over the weekend at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla., where two freshmen recruits medaled in events.

SIX AZTECS NAMED USTFCCCA ALL-AMERICANS

 

Henderson leads SDSU with three selections, including first-team honors in both the 100 and 4x100

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June 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Six San Diego State athletes have been named All-Americans by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced Monday. Honors are awarded for performances at the final site of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which were held last weekend in Eugene, Ore.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S 4x100 TAKES FOURTH AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

4x100 takes fourth, while Henderson comes in sixth in 100

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June 10, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - San Diego State’s 4x100-meter relay team finished fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which concluded Saturday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Coupled with Ashley Henderson’s sixth-place showing, the Aztecs finished in a tie for 32nd at the meet.

NO. 16 AZTECS ADVANCE AT NCAA T&F CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was one of 12 competitors to run the 100 and 200 at the national meet

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June 8, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - Junior Ashley Henderson paced No. 16 San Diego State track and field, qualifying for two events in Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., Thursday. Henderson anchored the advancing 4x100-meter relay and moved on in the 100-meter dash in SDSU’s opening day of competition at Hayward Field.

SHEILA BURRELL NAMED USTFCCCA WOMEN'S WEST REGION COACH OF THE YEAR

 

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June 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track & field and cross country head coach Shelia Burrell was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s West Region Coach of the Year, the organization recently announced.

MOUNTAIN WEST NAMES COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD AFTER STEVE FISHER

 

MW names coaching honor the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year

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June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - The Mountain West Board of Directors today approved the recommendation by the league’s men’s basketball head coaches to name the conference’s top coaching honor after former San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher, who retired in April. The recipient of the award beginning in 2017-18 will be the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year.

EX-SDSU GOLFER XANDER SCHAUFFELE QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OPEN

 

Former Aztec star advances out of Memphis sectional

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Photo:  Schauffele will compete in the 117th U.S. Open in Erin, Wis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) clinched a berth in the 2017 U.S. Open Championship Tuesday, emerging from a five-way playoff to grab one of two remaining spots in the United States Golf Association (USGA) sectional qualifier in Memphis, Tennessee.

CAROLINE ISRAELS NAMED ACWPC ALL-AMERICAN

 

Senior picks up third-straight All-America honor

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June 5, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo senior Caroline Israels has been named to the 2017 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division I All-America Team. The honor marks the third consecutive season in which she has landed on the squad.

SDSU BASEBALL SEASON COMES TO AN END ON THIRD DAY OF NCAA REGIONAL

 

Aztecs drop game at Long Beach State 7-4

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June 4, 2017 (Long Beach) - A San Diego State baseball season that produced 42 victories (tied for the most for the program in the last 15 seasons), a fourth Mountain West Conference tournament title in the last five seasons and advanced to an NCAA Regional for the fourth time in five years has ended.

AZTECS DOWN UCLA 3-2 IN 13 INNINGS AT NCAA REGIONAL

 

Winning run comes on bases-loaded hit by pitch

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June 4, 2017 (Long Beach) - San Diego State kept Its Regional hopes alive as it defeated UCLA 3-2 in 13 innings Saturday afternoon at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. SDSU’s winning run came in the top of the 13th when Danny Sheehan was hit by pitch with the bases loaded.

AZTECS LOSE IN REGIONAL AT LONG BEACH; FACE UCLA TOMORROW IN ELIMINATION GAME

 

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had a pair of hits and a walk in the loss to Long Beach State at the NCA Regional Friday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 2, 2017 (Long Beach) - Aztecs baseball traveled to Long Beach State tonight for the Long Beach Regional with the Dirtbags.  Senior Brett Seeburger started for the Aztecs against another senior, Dave Smith for the Dirtbags.

TWO AZTEC ROWERS NAMED CRCA NATIONAL SCHOLAR-ATHLETES

 

SDSU’s Emaleigh White and Nadirah Jamaludin awarded for academic performances

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May 31, 2017 (San Diego) - The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association announced the list of CRCA National Scholar Athletes for the 2017 season, naming rowing’s Emaleigh White and Nadirah Jamaludin as award recipients. Both student-athletes are first-time recipients of the award.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED A NFCA SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

 

Peres becomes Aztecs’ fourth NFCA All-American in school history

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May 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior catcher Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second-Team All-American on Wednesday. The three All-America teams are voted on by coaching representatives for the NFCA throughout the country.

AZTECS WIN MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 5-3 WIN OVER FRESNO STATE

 

SDSU captures conference title for fourth time in five years

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez was named the MVP of the 2017 Mountain West Baseball Tournament.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 28, 2017 (Alberquerque) - For the fourth time in the last five years, San Diego State is the Mountain West baseball champion, this time coming from behind to defeat Fresno State 5-3 Sunday afternoon in the title game in Albuquerque, N.M.

AZTEC T&F QUALIFIES SEVEN TO NCAA CHAMPS ON SATURDAY

 

SDSU’s 10 qualifiers to the NCAA Championships is its most since 2004

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May 27, 2017 (Austin, Tex.) - San Diego State track and field produced seven qualifiers in three events to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships on the final day of the NCAA West Prelims Saturday, hosted by the University of Texas. The NCAA Championships occur from June 7-10 in Eugene, Ore.

BULLDOGS FORCE EXTRA GAME WITH 12-1 WIN OVER AZTECS

 

SDSU suffers run-rule defeat after seven innings

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had two hits in the loss to Fresno State on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 27, 2017 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State fell victim to the tourney run rule as it dropped a 12-1 decision to Fresno State in seven innings at the Mountain West Tournament in Albuquerque, N.M. The result means both team have a loss and it will all come down to a single game for the 2017 conference championship on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. MT at Santa Ana Star Field.

SDSU'S P.J. SAMIERE EARNS PING ALL-WEST REGION HONORS

 

Aztec men’s golf junior collects first career all-region award

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May 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golfer PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) was one of 26 student-athletes named to the PING All-West Region team, as announced Saturday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

HENDERSON, KNIGHT QUALIFY FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Knight is the first SDSU freshman since 2013 to earn a spot in the national meet

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May 27, 2017 (Austin, Tex.) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson set a school and meet record in the 100-meter dash, becoming one of two Aztecs to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship west region preliminary round, hosted by the University of Texas, Friday.

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