San Diego State University

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER AND WYOMING PLAY TO DOUBLE OVERTIME DRAW

 

Aztecs and Cowgirls play 110 minutes with neither scoring a goal

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October 23, 2016 (Laramie, Wy.) - San Diego State completed its trip to the Front Range with a double-overtime scoreless draw at Wyoming on a windy Sunday afternoon in Laramie. The Aztecs, who are unbeaten in six straight, return to America’s Finest City with an 8-6-3 record (6-1-3 Mountain West). The Cowgirls, meanwhile, watched their record move to 9-7-2 (5-4-1 MW).

AZTECS FOOTBALL: PUMPHREY BREAKS ANOTHER FAULK RECORD AS AZTECS BULLDOZE SAN JOSE STATE 42-3

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By Liz Alper

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October 22, 2016 (San Diego) - Aztec football continued Mountain West play tonight against San Jose State.  It was also their second Friday night game in a row.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER RALLIES FOR 2-1 WIN AT COLORADO STATE

 

Aztecs net two second-half goals to win on the road

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October 21, 2016 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s soccer earned a 2-1 victory at Colorado State on Friday afternoon. The win was the Aztecs’ fourth straight and moved them to 8-6-2 overall and 6-1-2 in the Mountain West. The Rams, meanwhile, fell to 3-12-2 (1-7-1 MW).

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DRAWS WITH STANFORD 1-1

 

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Photo: Casey Macias scored his first goal of the year on Thursday vs. Stanford.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 21, 2016 (San Diego) - With the stalemate, the Aztecs move to 7-3-4 on the year and 2-2-2 in Pac-12 play, while the Cardinal find themselves at 8-2-4 overall and 5-0-1 in the conference.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DROP FIVE-SET MATCH AT UTAH STATE

 

SDSU rally falls just short in loss to Aggies

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Photo:  Alexandra Psoma had 12 kills. six digs, four blocks and an assist in the match vs. Utah State Thursday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 20, 2016 (San Diego) - Utah State got a measure of pay back against San Diego State as it defeated the Aztecs in five sets (22-25. 25-20, 25-13, 20-25, 15-11) Thursday night at the Wayne Estes Center in Logan, Utah. The result was the reverse of the decision achieved by SDSU in late September when it downed the Aggies in five sets on Aztec Court in San Diego.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED A CBS SPORTS MIDSEASON ALL-AMERICAN

 

Pumphrey one of four unanimous selections on the midseason team

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October 18, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior running back Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named a CBS Sports Midseason All-American, CBSSports.com announced Tuesday. Pumphrey is one of only four unanimous selections on the team, which was voted on by a panel of college football experts from CBSSports.com and 247Sports.com.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS REDUX

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Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

October 18, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs are playing on Friday night again, so coach Rocky Long, junior fullback Nick Bawden, junior defensive end Dakota Turner and redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman sat down with the media for a weekly press conference.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS REBOUND TO DEFEAT NEVADA IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball rebounds with victory over Wolf Pack

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Photo: Deja Harris had nine kills and a .571 hitting percentage in the win over Nevada Monday evening on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 17, 2016 (San Diego) - fter suffering back-to-back defeats for only the second time this season last week, San Diego State put together one of its better efforts of the season as it defeated visiting Nevada in three sets (25-18, 25-21, 25-16) Monday evening on Aztec Court.

SDSU ATHLETICS TO HONOR 2016 HALL OF FAME CLASS FRIDAY

 

Induction ceremony to be held on campus at Payne Parma Goodall Alumni Center

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October 17, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State Athletics will honor the 2016 Aztec Hall of Fame class on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Payne Parma Goodall Alumni Center on the SDSU campus. The festivities will commence with a reception at noon, followed by the official induction program at 1 p.m.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SWEEPS MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS

 

Utush named offensive player of the week, Barba voted top defender

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October 17, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s soccer student-athletes Aliyah Utush and Victoria Barba were named the Mountain West Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. It marks the second and third time this season that an Aztec has been recognized by the league.

#25/17 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES CAL IN OT NAIL-BITER 1-0

 

Aztec forward Michael Sauers nets game winner in the rain

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Photo: Michael Sauers tallied his third goal of the year on Sunday to help the Aztecs beat Cal.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 16, 2016 (Berkeley, Calif.) - Senior Michael Sauers scored the golden goal in the fourth minute of overtime on Sunday to lift the No. 25/17 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a gritty 1-0 victory over host California in a Pac-12 showdown at Goldman Field at Edwards Stadium.

FEMALE STUDENT FIGHTS OFF ATTACKER AT SDSU CAMPUS

 

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October 16, 2016 (San Diego) — Campus police at San Diego State University have issued an alert warning about a sexual battery that occurred at 2:20 a.m. on Montezuma Road near East Campus Drive. 

According to police, an unknown white man in his mid-30s, wearing a dark shirt and pants, grabbed a female student and touched her inappropriately. The woman was able to fight the man off and run away. She was not injured.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DROP THREE-SET DECISION AT COLORADO STATE

 

CSU remains undefeated in MW play

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Photo: Ashlynn Dunbar had eight kills against Colorado State Saturday afternoon in Fort Collins.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 15, 2016 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - League leader Colorado State proved to be too much to handle for San Diego Stat as the Aztecs dropped a three-set match (21-15, 25-21, 25-16) to the Rams Saturday afternoon at Moby Arena in Fort Collins.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY WINS FINAL REGULAR SEASON MEET

 

SDSU next competes at the MW Championship in Kuna, Idaho on Oct. 28

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October 15, 2016 (Riverside) - An impressive performance by the team’s upperclassmen in its final race of the regular season helped the San Diego State cross country team to a win at the Highlander Invitational 5K Saturday morning.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SAN DIEGO STATE DEFEATS FRESNO STATE 17-3

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October 14, 2016 (Fresno) - Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 220 yards and two touchdowns, surpassing 1,000 yards for the season and moving into the NCAA Top 10 for his career, leading San Diego State to a 17-3 win over Fresno State on Friday night.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE: AZTECS CLAIM DUAL MEET WINS OVER UC SAN DIEGO, VANDERBILT

 

SDSU swimming & diving team improves to 4-0 on the season

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Photo:  Cailey Steffens finished tied for first in both the 50 and 100 freestyle races at Friday's double dual meet with UCSD and Vanderbilt.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 14, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State won seven individual swimming events, two relays and both diving competitions on Friday as it posted dual meet victories over UC San Diego (156.60-137.50) and Vanderbilt (168-94) at the Aztec Aquaplex. The wins improved SDSU to 4-0 on the season.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKS BOISE STATE 2-0

 

Aliyah Utush nets a goal and an assist

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October 14, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State used three points from Aliyah Utush to defeat Boise State, 2-0, Friday night at SDSU Sports Deck. The win evened the Aztecs record to 6-6-2 overall, but propelled them to a 4-1-2 mark in the Mountain West. The Broncos, meanwhile, fell to 5-9-2 and 4-2-1 in conference.

#25/17 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT #16/19 STANFORD 3-1

 

Aztecs drop second straight in Pac-12 play

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Photo: Pablo Pelaez scored his first collegiate goal at Stanford on Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com.

October 13, 2016 (Stanford) - The No. 25/17 San Diego State men’s soccer team was unable to contain a surging Stanford club on Thursday, dropping a 3-1 decision to the No. 16/19 Cardinal in a Pac-12 showdown on the road at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTEC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN WYOMING

 

Volleyball falls in five sets to Wyoming

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Photo: Senior Alexis Cage had a career-high 16 kills and 12 digs at Wyoming on Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 13, 2016 (San Diego) - Facing a two-set deficit, San Diego State mounted a hard-fought comeback only to fall two points shy at the end as it dropped a five-set decision to conference foe Wyoming in Laramie Thursday evening.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/11: FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel, Assistant Media Relations Director

October 11, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs are traveling to Fresno State this Friday for a game under the Friday night lights, just like in high school, for the Battle of the Oil Can.  Coach Rocky Long, quarterback Christian Chapman, cornerback Derek Babiash and tight end David Wells spoke at today's press conference.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS WRAPS UP PLAY AT FALL AZTEC INVITE

 

Aztecs’ Raul de la Torre wins Flight 2 singles title

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Photo: Raul de la Torre captured the Flight 2 singles championship to wrap up a successful weekend at the Aztec Fall Invite.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 9, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s tennis sophomore Raul de la Torre (Calexico, Calif.) captured the Flight 2 singles championship Sunday with a comeback victory over unattached player Reid Ponder to highlight the final day of competition at the Aztec Fall Invitational.

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER: MITCHELL SCORES GOLDEN GOAL TO LIFT SDSU PAST NEVADA

 

Mitchell scores with three seconds left in 2OT

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October 9, 2016 (Reno) - Angela Mitchell scored the golden goal with three seconds left in the second overtime period to lift San Diego State to a 2-1 victory at Nevada on Sunday afternoon. The victory propels the Aztecs to a 5-6-2 record (3-1-2 Mountain West), while the Wolf Pack fall to 4-9 (1-5 MW).

SDSU FOOTBALL: AZTECS BLOW OUT UNLV IN FIRST WEEK OF MOUNTAIN WEST PLAY

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October 9, 2016 (San Diego) - Donnel Pumphrey had 198 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown, Rashaad Penny added 160 scrimmage yards and two TDs, and San Diego State beat UNLV 26-7 on Saturday night.

Pumphrey ran 31 times for 141 yards and caught seven passes for 57 yards. His 26th career 100-yard rushing game tied DonTrell Moore (New Mexico, 2002-05) for the Mountain West Conference record.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: AZTECS LOSE PAC-12 MATCH TO UCLA

 

By Liz Alper

October 8, 2016 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s soccer played in its third Pac-12 match of the season tonight against #13 UCLA.

After a quiet first half, it was UCLA who struck first in the 63rd minute of the second half on a nice goal by Jose Hernandez and the Bruins took a 1-0 lead to the 90th minute to win it.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT SAN JOSE STATE IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball downs Spartans, 3-0

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Photo:  Hannah Turnlund came off the bench to record 10 kills in the win over San Jose State Saturday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 8, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State completed a successful two-match home stand with a three set victory (28-26, 25-17, 25-21) over San Jose State Saturday afternoon on Aztec Court. The win was the third straight and eighth in the last 10 matches for the Aztecs, who improved to 12-7 overall and 4-1 in the Mountain West.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER AND UNLV PLAY TO A 1-1 DRAW

 

Weiser scores her first goal of her career in the first half

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October 7, 2016 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State rallied from a one-goal first-half deficit and then played even the rest of the way as it battled UNLV to a 1-1 double-overtime draw Friday night at Peter Johann Field. The Aztecs moved to 4-6-2 (2-1-2 Mountain West), while the Rebels watched their record go to 10-3-1 (3-1-1 MW).

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS OVERCOME FRESNO STATE IN FOUR SETS

 

Volleyball downs Bulldogs 3-1

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Photo: Emma Fuzie had a 11 kills, five blocks, two service aces and a dig while hitting at a .474 clip in the win over Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 7, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State turned its seventh victory in its last nine outings as it defeated visiting Fresno State, 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 25-23, 25-22), Thursday evening on Aztec Court. With the win SDSU improved to 11-7 overall and 3-1 in the Mountain West and it moved into a tie for third place in the conference standings.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/4: CONFERENCE PLAY BEGINS

 

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Photos and story by Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy, Assistant Athletic Director - Media Relations

October 4, 2016 (San Diego) - With the University of Nevada-Las Vegas looming on Saturday night and with that, the beginning of Mountain West conference play, San Diego State Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, senior safety Malik Smith, and junior running back Rashaad Penny took the media's questions today.

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