San Diego State University

SDSU FOOTBALL NAMES CAPTAINS FOR 2016 CAMPAIGN

 

Alex Barrett, Damontae Kazee, Calvin Munson, Donnel Pumphrey and Nico Siragusa will lead the Aztecs this season

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August 24, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State Football has named Alex Barrett (Mesa, Ariz.), Damontae Kazee (San Bernadino, Calif.), Calvin Munson (St. Charles, Mo.), Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) and Nico Siragusa (Chula Vista, Calif.) as its captains for the 2016 campaign, head coach Rocky Long announced today.

EX-AZTEC GOLFER J.J. SPAUN VICTORIOUS ON WEB.COM TOUR

 

Former SDSU star captures title at News Sentinel Open in Tennessee

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August 22, 2016 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State men’s golf standout J.J. Spaun emerged victorious at the Web.com Tour’s News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot on Sunday after shooting a 5-under-par 66 during the final round at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER BATTLES CSUN TO 0-0 DRAW IN PRESEASON FRIENDLY

 

Aztecs open regular-season slate next weekend

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August 21, 2016 (Northridge, Ca.) - In its final tune-up of the preseason, the San Diego State men’s soccer team played host Cal State Northridge to a 0-0 draw in double overtime Sunday night at Matador Soccer Field. The Aztecs will now prepare for their regular-season opener on Friday, Aug. 26 against the University of Illinois, Chicago at the Gonzaga Soccer Tournament in Spokane, Wash.

FORMER MEXICAN AMBASSADOR TO SPEAK AT SDSU SEPTEMBER 12

 

By Jonathan Goetz

August 21, 2016 (San Diego) -- Ambassador Earl Anthony “Tony” Wayne will be speaking at San Diego State University Monday, September 12, 2016 about Building a Partnership with Mexico. He will speak on the state of relations between our two countries, including economic and commercial relations, public security, law enforcement, energy and the environment as part of the Charles W. Hostler Institute on World Affairs Lecture Series.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DOWNS SANTA CLARA IN MID-WEEK FRIENDLY 3-2

 

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August 17, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team got its first taste of the 2016 campaign on Wednesday in thrilling fashion with a 3-2 triumph over Santa Clara in a preseason friendly at SDSU Sports Deck.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER PICKED FIFTH IN PAC-12 COACHES POLL

 

Aztecs open 2016 regular-season slate on Aug. 26

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August 16, 2016 (San Francisco) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team was predicted to finish fifth in the Pac-12 Conference after the league announced its preseason poll Tuesday afternoon. The voting panel consisted of the league’s six head coaches.

AZTEC FOOTBALL CONTINUES TO GARNER NATIONAL RECOGNITION

 

SDSU earn national recognition by ESPN, CBS Sports

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August 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football was ranked within the top-25 for the second time in one week, as ESPN slotted the Aztecs in the 25th spot of its 2016 ESPN Power Rankings. Additionally, junior Rashaad Penny was named to CBS Sports’ Preseason All-America Second Team on special teams.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO USF 2-0 IN FRIENDLY

Aztecs drop lone exhibition before season opener next Friday

 

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August 12, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State took the pitch for the first time in 2016 and fell at San Francisco, 2-0, in the Aztecs’ lone exhibition before its season opener. The teams played three 30-minute periods and one 15-minute overtime session before calling it a night.

SDSU ALUMNI WHITNEY ASHLEY AND SHANIEKA THOMAS SET FOR RIO OLYMPICS

 

Former Aztecs to compete in discus throw and triple jump, respectively

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August 10, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field alumnae Whitney Ashley and Shanieka Thomas will compete at the Rio Olympics this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ashley qualified for the Olympics by winning the discus throw at the U.S. Olympic Trials in July, while Thomas punched her ticket with a runner-up finish in the triple jump at the Jamaican Senior National Championships.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to co-host Lamkin San Diego Classic in March

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August 10, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State head men’s golf coach Ryan Donovan released his team’s 2016-17 schedule on Wednesday, with a return visit to exclusive Pebble Beach in late October and a challenging trip to Las Vegas next spring highlighting the Aztecs’ slate, along with a home tournament in mid-March.

AZTEC FOOTBALL RANKED 24TH BY SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

 

SDSU nationally ranked by another publication

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August 10, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State is ranked 24th by Sports Illustrated in the publication’s college football preseason top-25 poll, released today.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER PICKED TO WIN MOUNTAIN WEST IN 2016

 

Aztecs earn nine of 12 first-place votes

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August 10, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State has once again been picked to win the 2016 Mountain West regular-season title as the league released its annual preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday. This is the fourth straight season in which the Aztecs have finished atop the poll.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SLATE

 

Aztecs to play host to three fall tournaments

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August 9, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis head coach Peter Mattera revealed his team’s schedule for the 2016-17 campaign on Tuesday. The Aztecs will play host to three fall tournaments before opening the dual-match season in late January.

STERK RESIGNS AS SDSU ATHLETIC DIRECTOR, JENNY BRAMER TO TAKE OVER AS INTERIM DIRECTOR

 

A national search will soon begin to fill the role of athletic director for SDSU

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August 8, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman today announced that university Athletic Director Jim Sterk has resigned.  Jenny Bramer, who has been a valuable member of Aztec Athletics leadership for 13 years, will assume the role of Interim Director of Athletics.

KAZEE NAMED AN SI PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN

 

 

Senior cornerback lands on second team

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August 3, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior cornerback Damontae Kazee has been named a 2016 preseason second-team All-American by SI.com, the website revealed on Wednesday. The honor is one of many for the San Bernardino product, who was named the preseason Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year last week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY ANNOUNCES 2016 SCHEDULE

 

The Aztecs’ schedule features six regular season meets, five of which are in Southern California

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August 4, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State cross country/track and field head coach Shelia Burrell has revealed the cross country team’s 2016 slate, which kicks off on Sept. 3.

SDSU GOLF REVEALS 2016-17 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to compete in 10 regular-season events

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August 2, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s golf team will play 10 tournaments across five states during the 2016-17 campaign as sixth-year head coach Leslie Spalding unveiled the Aztecs’ highly anticipated schedule on Tuesday.

SDSU LACROSSE HONORED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

 

This is the Aztecs’ second team academic honor in the program’s young history

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August 2, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's lacrosse team was honored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for outstanding academic achievement, the organization announced. The Aztecs were named an IWLCA Academic Honor Squad for posting a grade point average over 3.0 during the 2015-16 school year.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS RECOGNIZED BY ITA

 

Four Aztecs and team as a whole earn academic recognition

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July 29, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team and four individuals were recognized for their efforts in the classroom by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD GARNERS USTFCCCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM ACCOLADES

 

Aztecs land three individuals on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team; Posts a 3.07 team GPA

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July 28, 2016 (New Orleans) - San Diego State was named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team selection on Thursday. Led by Kassidy Ellis, Alexa Evans and Ellison Grove, the Aztecs finished the 2016 campaign with a 3.07 cumulative GPA.

SDSU DEVOTES 25,000 STUDENT HOURS TO LEMON GROVE FOR SAGE PROJECT

 

By Jonathan Goetz

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July 26, 2016 (Lemon Grove) -- San Diego State University has chosen Lemon Grove for its 2016-2017 Sage Project, in which students partner with cities on a variety of projects ranging from helping the homeless to recreation programs and public art. Council unanimously approved the Sage Partnership.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER ANNOUNCES CHALLENGING 2016 SLATE

 

SDSU plays six contests against opponents who finished among their conference’s top two

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July 26, 2016 (San Diego) - Coming off of his team’s best campaign in four seasons, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner has announced the Aztecs’ 2016 slate. The schedule features 10 matches at SDSU Sports Deck, six contests against opponents that finished among their conference’s top two, and four matches versus teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament.

SDSU FOOTBALL PICKED TO WIN MW WEST; SWEEPS PRESEASON AWARDS

 

Pumphrey (offensive), Kazee (defensive) and Penny (special teams) each named MW preseason players of the year

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July 26, 2016 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State football team swept the preseason awards and captured all 29 first-place votes en route to being picked to win the West Division of the Mountain West in the 2016 preseason poll, the league announced Tuesday in Las Vegas. The Aztecs became just the second unanimous preseason pick in MW history (TCU in 2010).

AZTECS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES 2016 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

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July 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball head coach Stacie Terry revealed the team’s 2016 non-conference schedule Monday, with an invitation to the Seton Hall Tournament over Thanksgiving Weekend and a December home date with Big Ten member Michigan, highlighting the Aztecs’ 11-game slate.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER REVEALS 2016 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to open campaign against UCLA

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July 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen revealed his team’s 2016 schedule on Friday. The Aztecs’ 18-game schedule features eight home games, including the season opener vs. UCLA, and does not include the return of the Mountain West Championship to SDSU Sports Deck in early November.

AZTECS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TO HOLD SUMMER CAMPS FOR GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL IN AUGUST

 

By Liz Alper

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July 20, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State University women's basketball team has scheduled another session for its Elite Camp for August 5 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the new Jeff Jacobs JAM Center at SDSU.  Also, the team announced that spots are still open for the Girls High School Team Camp August 6 and 7.

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