San Diego State University

AZTEC BASEBALL OPENS NEVADA SERIES WITH A 6-3 VICTORY

 

Four-run inning carries SDSU to conference win

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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.

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.

SDSU STUDENT JOINS FAMED SKATEBOARDER RYAN SHECKLER ON SOCIAL IMPACT SPRING BREAK, GIVING BACK IN COSTA RICA

 

 

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April 5, 2017 (San Diego) -- Jonah Bonner, a student at San Diego State University, is taking a unique spring break. He’s teaming with The Sheckler Foundation, Red Bull, social activists Journey and DIVERTcity as part of a program giving college students the opportunity to help build a skate park for an underserved community in Costa Rica. Adding star power to the trip is famed skateboarder Ryan Sheckler who will help break in the new park.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S ARTHUR FLORES NAMED TO 2017 NFF HAMPSHIRE HONOR SOCIETY

 

 

Award goes out to players with a 3.2 cumulative GPA and in last year of eligibility

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April 5, 2017 (San Diego) -  Former San Diego State football center Arthur Flores (Denver) has been named to the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced today. To be eligible for the award, the athlete must own at least a 3.2 undergraduate GPA, complete his final year of eligibility in 2016 and be a starter or significant contributor throughout the 2016 campaign.

AZTECS BASEBALL RALLIES FOR 5-4 VICTORY OVER UCLA

 

Trejo’s two-run double completes SDSU comeback

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Photo:  Alan Trejo's double drove home the tying and winning runs in the victory over UCLA Tuesday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 5, 2017 (Lake Elsinore) - Alan Trejo’s double down the left field line drove home two runs and completed an Aztec comeback as San Diego State defeated UCLA, 5-4, Tuesday night in Lake Elsinore, Calif. The contest was played at The Diamond, the home facility of the Lake Elsinore Storm, the Class-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S ALEX FORMBY NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

Junior earns second career weekly award

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April 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Alex Formby has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second career weekly accolade for the junior and first by an Aztec pitcher this season.

SDSU LACROSSE FALLS TO FRESNO STATE 17-12

 

Aztecs suffer first-ever loss to Bulldogs in six meetings

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Photo:  Kayla Deitz led the Aztecs with four goals.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 3, 2017 (Fresno) - Playing its first road game in over a month, the San Diego State lacrosse team traveled to the Central Valley on Monday, but came up on the short end of 17-12 score to Fresno State in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game. With the setback, the Aztecs slip to 8-4 on the season and 2-2 in conference play, while the Bulldogs raise their record to an identical 8-4 mark overall and 1-3 in the MPSF.

AZTECS BASEBALL DEFEATS SAN FRANCISCO 4-2

 

Calabuig registers two hits, two RBI in victory over Dons

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April 3, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State used some timely hitting and a solid pitching performance from five hurlers as it defeated San Francisco, 4-2, Monday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

AZTECS BASEBALL DOWNS SAN JOSE STATE 5-1 TO COMPLETE SERIES SWEEP

 

Four-run eighth inning carries SDSU to win over Spartans

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Photo:  Alan Trejo tossed two scoreless innings to finish off the win over San Jose State Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 2, 2017 (San Diego) -  Andrew Brown’s bases-loaded double in the bottom of the eighth broke a 1-1 deadlock and sent San Diego State to a 5-1 victory over San Jose State Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Brown’s two-out hit got an assist from the sun, as the Spartan center fielder was unable to track what appeared to be a routine fly ball.

JAYLENE IGNACIO'S WALK-OFF HIT LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL PAST SAN JOSE STATE 7-6

 

Aztecs beat Spartans in nine innings to claim weekend series

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April 2, 2017 (San Diego) - Jaylene Ignacio’s (Oceanside, Calif./El Camino HS) two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Kristen Parker (Mira Mesa, Calif./Mira Mesa HS) to give San Diego State a walk-off, 7-6 victory over San José State Sunday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (20-14, 4-5 MW) claimed the series with the win.

AZTEC ROWING WRAPS WEEKEND AT CREW CLASSIC

 

SDSU finishes strong in its five events on Sunday

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April 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team finished the weekend with a strong showing at the 44th annual San Diego Crew Classic. The Aztecs logged a trio of top three finishes in its five races on Mission Bay this morning.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD WINS CALIFORNIA COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU took the top three spots in two individual events

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April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - Thanks to its wins in seven individual events and an overall strong team performance, San Diego State track & field won the California Collegiate Invitational, hosted by UC San Diego, Saturday in La Jolla. 

AZTECS BASEBALL WINS GAME TWO AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE 7-3

 

Purpura tosses complete game in victory over Spartans

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April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State came from two runs down with a five-run outburst in the fourth inning and went on to defeat visiting San Jose State, 7-3, Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

SDSU SOFTBALL RALLIES PAST SAN JOSE STATE 5-3

 

Aztecs even the series with a four-run sixth inning

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Photo:  West Hills High graduate Katie Byrd had a two-run single in the sixth to help SDSU to a 5-3 win over San José State. Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past San José State, 5-3, Saturday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (19-14, 3-5 MW) handed the Spartans (23-11, 3-2 MW) just their second loss in the past 15 games.

T-NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO LOSES AT NO. 8 HAWAII 13-4

 

Aztecs drop final game at Hawai’i Invitational

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April 1, 2017 (Honolulu) - T-No. 12 San Diego State came up short in its final game at the Hawai’i Invitational, losing to the hosts, 13-4, Saturday afternoon at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Center. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 13-12 on the season, while the Rainbow Wahine improve to 12-10.

AZTEC ROWING COMPLETES DAY ONE OF CREW CLASSIC

SDSU advances to two grand, two petite final events on Sunday

 

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April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team wrapped day one at the 44th annual San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday. The Aztecs entered four boats on Saturday, and will advance to two petite and two grand finals on Sunday.

T-NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO FALLS TO T-NO.12 UCSB IN OVERTIME 11-9

 

Aztecs drop second game in as many days in Hawaii

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April 1, 2017 (Honolulu) - In a game between two teams ranked 12th nationally, San Diego State was unfortunately on the wrong side of an 11-9 overtime decision with UC Santa Barbara on Friday night at the Hawai’i Invitational. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 13-11 overall, while the Gauchos improved to 15-8.

AZTECS BASEBALL RALLIES TO DOWN SAN JOSE STATE 5-4

 

Baseball scores twice in seventh to overcome one-run deficit

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March 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State took an early lead, but had to rally for a pair for runs in the bottom of the seventh to overcome a one-run deficit as it defeated San Jose State, 5-4, Friday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

SDSU LACROSSE DEFEATS BROWN 13-8

 

Seniors Ijeoma Ikpe, Alex Watson net hat tricks

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March 31, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State closed off its month-long homestand on a winning note Friday with a 13-8 victory over Brown in a non-conference game at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS SWEPT BY REBELS 7-0

 

SDSU drops first conference match to UNLV

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March 31, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team hoped to turn its season around with the start of conference play, but fell to the Rebels 7-0 on Friday at the Aztec Tennis Center. UNLV remains perfect in conference play (3-0) while today’s loss marked the fifth straight for the Aztecs.

T-NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO FALLS TO NO. 3 UCLA IN HAWAII

 

Aztecs drop 22-5 decision to Bruins at Hawai’i Invitational

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March 31, 2017 (Honolulu) - T-No. 12 San Diego State dropped its first game of the Hawai’i Invitational, falling to third-ranked UCLA, 22-5, Thursday night at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex. The loss snapped the Aztecs’ two-game winning streak and lowered their record to 13-10 on the year.

SDSU WATER POLO: IOLI BENEKOU NAMED GCC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior scored two game-winners last week

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March 30, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Ioli Benekou is the Golden Coast Water Polo Player of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. The award is the second of her career and first since her freshman campaign in 2014.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS STYMIED BY NO. 22 STANFORD

 

Aztecs drop seventh straight dual match

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March 29, 2017 (Rancho Sante Fe) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team stepped off campus for a non-conference dual match against No. 22 Stanford on Wednesday, but came up on the wrong side of a 4-0 decision at Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club. With the loss, the Aztecs dropped their seventh in a row, falling to 5-12 on the year, while the Cardinal improve to 10-4 overall.

AZTECS BASEBALL SUFFERS 2-0 SHUTOUT AT USC

 

SDSU drops second game of season to Trojans

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March 28, 2017 (Los Angeles) - For the second time in three weeks, USC held the San Diego State scoreless over nine innings, this time registering a 2-0 victory over SDSU Tuesday evening at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. SDSU could not dent the run column in two meetings with the Trojans this season, losing by a 1-0 score line San Diego back on March 7.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES FOURTH AT DUCK INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs’ Gunn Yang ties for 10th individually

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Photo:  Gunn Yang (above) and Blake Abercrombie tied for 10th at the Oregon Duck Invitational this week.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 28, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finished in fourth place at the Duck Invitational on Tuesday after firing a combined 8-over-par 292 during the final round at Eugene Country Club.  The Aztecs were unable to gain ground in the standings, however, completing the 28th annual event with a 54-hole total of 17-over 869 on the par-71, 7,020-yard track.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S HENDERSON NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

This is her second career weekly honor

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March 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson was named the Mountain West Outdoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the 39th annual Aztec Invitational this weekend.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF REMAINS IN FOURTH AFTER DAY ONE IN OREGON

 

Aztecs’ Nahum Mendoza III, Blake Abercrombie tied for 12th individually

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Photo Nahum Mendoza III fired a team-low 69 in round one of the Duck Invite on Monday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 27, 2017 (Eugene, Ore.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finds itself in fourth place after shooting a collective 9-over par 577 on Monday during the first 36 holes of the Duck Invitational at Eugene Country Club. The Aztecs carded rounds of 284-293 to remain 17 shots behind front-runner Oregon on the par-71, 7,020-yard course layout.

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