San Diego State University

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF DEFENDS TITLE AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE

 

Four Aztecs finish among individual top 15

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September 28, 2016 (Wolcott, Colo.) - San Diego State successfully defended its team title at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Wednesday after posting a 54-hole total of 2-over-par 866 at Red Sky Golf Club. Despite firing a collective 11-over 299 during the final round, the Aztecs emerged victorious by eight shots over two second-place squads Denver and Pepperdine (+10), while Old Dominion, Tennessee and Washington State all tied for fourth at 17-over for the week.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/27: GOING DOWN SOUTH

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy, Assistant Athletic Director

September 27, 2016 (San Diego) - With the bye week over, it's back to football.  The Aztecs travel to Alabama to take on South Alabama on Saturday and head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior defensive end Kyle Kelley talked with the media at this week's press conference.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior forward becomes third Aztec this month to garner conference weekly honors

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Photo:  Travis Nicklaw courtesy goaztecs.com

September 27, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw­­ (San Diego, Calif.) has been named the Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Aztecs to a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over crosstown foe San Diego on Sept. 25, as announced Tuesday by the league office.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: GABBY ENGLISH NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Redshirt freshman earns first career weekly honor

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September 26, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State redshirt freshman goalkeeper Gabby English has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week. The Winter Park, Florida native helped the Aztecs post two shutouts to vault them into first place in the league standings.

#13/11 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES USD IN OT 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw nets second game-winner of the year

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September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw drilled the golden goal in the fifth minute of the first overtime Sunday to lift the No. 11/11 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a thrilling 1-0 triumph over crosstown adversary San Diego at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs recorded their sixth shutout of the year, improving to 5-1-2 overall, while the Toreros slip to 3-3-3 on the season.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS COLORADO COLLEGE 1-0

 

Milan Moses scores the game-winner in 64th minute

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September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State defeated Colorado College, 1-0, on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at SDSU Sports Deck. With their second straight win, the Aztecs improved to 4-5 on the season and 2-0 in Mountain West action. The Tigers, meanwhile, fell to 5-5 and 1-1 in conference.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS COME BACK TO DEFEAT UTAH STATE IN FIVE SETS

 

Volleyball downs Utah State in MW opener

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Photo: Danielle Bolden had a career-high five service aces in the win over Utah State Saturday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat visiting Utah State in five sets (26-28, 25-19, 24-26, 25-7, 15-13) Saturday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the fifth in the last six outings for the Aztecs, who improved to 9-6 overall and 1-0 in the Mountain West. Utah State, meanwhile saw its record drop to 6-7 (1-1 MW).

SDSU’S HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPS PROGRAM TO STOP ACTIVE SHOOTERS

 

Source:  Press release, SDSU Homeland Security graduate program

September 24, 2016 (San Diego) -- What can be done to stop active shooter incidents such as the one at the Washington Mall this week?  Two San Diegans who recently graduated from San Diego State University’s Homeland Security Program, have developed an innovative mobile app solution for preventing, mitigating and responding to active shooter situations. The Active Shooter Identification (ASI) application has the ability to detect a gunshot that supersedes 125 decibels.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPLETES DAY ONE OF WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS

 

Five Aztecs competing in Tucson, San Francisco

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Photo: Marko Goles-Babic was victorious in his opening match at the Battle in the Bay Classic on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 24, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team opened its 2016 fall schedule on Friday with five players competing in two tournaments at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Ariz., and the Battle in the Bay Classic in San Francisco, Calif.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF LEADS AFTER DAY ONE IN NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for first individually

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September 23, 2016 (Alberquerque) - The 23rd-ranked San Diego State men’s golf team surged to an eight-stroke lead at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate on Friday after carding a combined 3-under par 573 during the first two rounds at the par-72, 7,555-yard UNM Championship Course.

AZTEC VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO #7 USD IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball drops match to No. 7 USD

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Photo: Emma Fuzie had seven kills and three blocks against USD Tuesday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State came up short in its annual match against No. 7 University of San Diego as it fell to the Toreros in three sets (25-21, 25-19, 26-24) Tuesday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the eighth in a row for the visitors, who improved to 9-2 on the season while SDSU saw its four-match win streak end and its record fall to 8-6.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/20: BYE WEEK BLUES

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy of Jen Heisel, Assistant Media Relations Director, San Diego State

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - With a much-deserved bye week this week after two big wins against Cal and Northern Illinois, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior running back/wide receiver Rashaad Penny sat down with the media at their weekly press conference.

HARRIS NAMED MW VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec volleyball player sets school hitting percentage record

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September 19, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State middle blocker Deja Harris has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors for matches played through Sunday, September 18, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award of Harris’ career.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND TANNER BLAIN NAMED MW PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Blain (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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September 19, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Tanner Blain (Lindenhurst, Ill.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Blain garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS IN HEARTBREAKER TO #24/23 TEXAS TECH

 

Aztecs lose on an own goal in the 77th minute

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September 18, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State closed its non-conference schedule on Sunday night with a 1-0 loss to No. 24/23 Texas Tech at SDSU Sports Deck. The difference maker was an own goal, which snapped the Aztecs’ two-game winning streak and dropped them to 2-5. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, improved to 7-1-2.

AZTEC FOOTBALL: WIN STREAK REACHES 13 WITH 14-POINT VICTORY AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS

 

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September 18, 2016 (DeKalb, Ill.) - Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 220 yards and three touchdowns and Christian Chapman threw for a career-high three touchdowns of his own as San Diego State overcame a late rally in a 42-28 win over Northern Illinois Saturday in DeKalb, Ill.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TIES CAL POLY ON THE ROAD 0-0 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME

 

Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 4-0-2

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September 17, 2016 (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - The visiting No. 11/7 San Diego State men’s soccer team maintained its unbeaten start to the 2016 campaign after battling Cal Poly to a 0-0 draw on the road in double overtime Saturday night at Spanos Stadium.  With the result, Aztecs moved to 4-0-2 on the year, while Mustangs move to 1-4-1 overall.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS POST THREE-SET VICTORIES OVER LBSU AND CSUF

 

Volleyball stretches win streak to four matches

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Photo: Alexandra Psoma averaged 3.67 kills while hitting .452 over SDSU's two matches on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 17, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State completed a perfect weekend with three-set victories over Long Beach State (25-19, 25-22, 25-20) and Cal State Fullerton (25-13, 25-16, 25-12) on Saturday on Aztec Court. Those wins, couple with the three-set triumph over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening, improved the Aztecs to 8-5 as they end the week on a four-match winning streak.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY NOTCHES SIX PRS IN RIVERSIDE

 

Seniors Christine Kent and Elaine Ribiero were SDSU’s top two finishers

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September 17, 2016 (Riverside, Calif.) - Nearly every member of the San Diego State cross country team that competed at the UC Riverside Invitational recorded her collegiate best en route to a fifth place team finish at the 6,000-meter race in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday morning.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT UC SANTA BARBARA IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball records three-set win over UCSB

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Photo: Alexis Cage had nine kills, two blocks and six digs in the win over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening.  Via goaztecs.com

September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State combined a balanced attack with some solid defensive play as it needed just three sets to defeat visiting UC Santa Barbara (25-21, 25-21, 27-25) Friday evening on Aztec court. With the victory SDSU improved to 6-5 on the season while the Gauchos saw a three-match winning streak end and their record fall to 8-3.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS WEBER STATE 3-0

 

Three different Aztecs score to post second straight win

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September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored two goals in a matter of four minutes to help defeat Weber State, 3-0, Thursday night at SDSU Sports Deck. With the Aztecs’ second consecutive victory, they improve to 2-4 on the season, while the Wildcats fall to 2-3-1.

FORCIBLE ARREST OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN AT SDSU SPARKS OBJECTIONS FROM STUDENTS

 

East County News Service

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) — An arrest at San Diego State University today sparked protests after videos posted online showed SDSU police officers forcing the African-American man, who was not a student to the groundVideos posted on the Daily Aztec show the man standing on a balcony at the student center near where the rapper Chance was slated to perform when he was tackled from behind.(Warning, strong language). Video does not show events leading up to the incident.  The man, whose identity has not been released, shouted to the officers, “You’re breaking my arms!” and insisted he didn’t do anything wrong. He was arrested after the take-down.

Students took to social media with the hashtag #BlackUnderAttackSDSU.  But SDSU’s president Elliott Hirshman issued a statement indicating the man had jumped a construction fence and had been reported by two callers to be acting erratically.

SDSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING: MEYER, BERGGREN LEAD AZTECS TO PENTATHLON WIN AT USD

 

Meyer wins pentathlon vs. USD

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Photo: Freshman McKenna Meyer was the individual winner at the annual pentathlon meet vs. University of San Diego.  Via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - By a very narrow margin, SDSU freshman swimmer McKenna Meyer captured the individual title as San Diego defeated the University of San Diego, 33-24, in the annual pentathlon at the USD Sports Center Pool Thursday afternoon. The Aztecs captured seven of the top t10 spots in the final pentathlon individual standings.

SDSU FOOTBALL: DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED MAXWELL AWARD PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey ran for 281 yards and three touchdowns in Aztecs’ 45-40 win over Cal

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Photo: Donnel Pumphrey against Cal via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, the Maxwell Football Club announced Thursday.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec junior notched four goals in two games last weekend

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September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After recording braces in each of his last two matches, San Diego State forward Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, the website announced Tuesday. The Aztec forward was the lone Pac-12 representative on the prestigious 11-player squad.

AZTECS' WOMEN'S GOLF: SIRENE BLAIR TAKES SECOND AT NEW MEXICO TOURNEY

 

Aztec senior breaks 54-hole school record with 13-under 203

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September 13, 2016 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State women’s golfer Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) finished second at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Tuesday after posting a school-record 54-hole total of 13-under-par 203 at UNM Championship Course. The Aztec senior fired a final-round 70 on the par-72, 6,317-yard track to jump one spot on the individual leaderboard for her 11th top-five placement as a collegian. In the process, Blair eclipsed her own program standard of 11-under 205 set at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown last October.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE WITH ROCKY LONG: GOING ON THE ROAD

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy of SDSU Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 13, 2016 (San Diego) - After a heart-stopping 45-40 win against Cal on Saturday, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, senior running back Donnel Pumphrey, Kick returner Rashaad Penny and cornerback Derek Babiash sat down with the media for their weekly press conference.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: JEROEN MEEFOUT SELECTED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec forward accounted for four of team’s five goals in two home games

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Photo: Jeroen Meefout became the second Aztec in a row to earn Pac-12 Player of the Week honors.  Via goaztecs.com

September 13, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State’s Jeroen Meefout (Houten, Netherlands) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his efforts in the Aztecs’ two home shutouts over UT Rio Grande Valley and Memphis in the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament.  With his selection, the SDSU junior garnered the first weekly league accolade of his career and marked the second consecutive conference honor for an Aztec player this season.

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