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AZTECS LAND 13 ON ATHLON SPORTS PRESEASON ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST TEAM

 

Rashaad Penny named preseason all-MW at both running back and kick returner by the magazine

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Photo:  Quest Truxton (left) and Rashaad Penny (right), pictured with associate head coach/special teams coordinator Bobby Hauck (middle), each were named preseason first-team all-MW by Athlon Sports.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 23, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State had 13 football players selected to the Athlon Sports preseason all-Mountain West team, the magazine recently announced. The back-to-back Mountain West champion Aztecs had a league-high 14 selections overall with senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) named to the first team as a running back and a kick returner.

AZTECS BASEBALL ROCKED BY FRESNO STATE 11-2

 
 
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May 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs baseball rebounded in a big way last night with a 13-3 win over Fresno State.  They would try to win the series today on Senior Day with senior Cody Thompson on the mound for the Aztecs against another senior, Dominic Topoozian for the Bulldogs.

AZTECS USE 17-HIT ATTACK TO DOWN FRESNO STATE 13-3

 

Martinez gets 100th win as head coach

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Photo:  Brett Seeburger tied his career high with 10 strikeouts and notched his 10th win of the season in the victory over Fresno State Friday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State broke open a tight contest with a five-run sixth inning and went on to defeat Fresno State, 13-3, Friday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

SDSU BASEBALL SHUT OUT BY FRESNO STATE 4-0

 

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning the season series with USD, Aztecs baseball hosted their last Mountain West opponent of the regular season in Fresno State on Thursday night. Junior Ricky Tyler-Thomas started on the mound for the Bulldogs against senior Dominic Purpura for the Aztecs.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD QUALIFIES 13 FOR NCAA TRACK & FIELD WEST PRELIMS

 

The NCAA West Regional Preliminary Round is in Austin, Texas and runs from May 25-27

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field has qualified 13 student-athletes for the NCAA Track & Field Preliminary Rounds, the NCAA announced Thursday. The 13 qualifiers is tied for the most in program history since the NCAA implemented the region system (east and west) in 2010.

SCHOOL-RECORD SIX SDSU SOFTBALL PLAYERS NAMED TO ALL-NFCA WEST REGION TEAMS

 

Jenavee Peres lands on first team for second time of career

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May 18, 2017 (San Diego) - A school-record six San Diego State softball players have been named to the all-NFCA West Region teams, the NFCA announced Thursday. The six selections easily broke the Aztecs’ previous best of four (2013 and 2015) as only six teams in the country had more players on their all-region team than SDSU this year.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEASON WITH EIGHTH PLACE REGIONAL FINISH

 

Aztecs fall short of third straight berth in NCAA Championships

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Photo:  Blake Abercrombie led the Aztecs with a 73 during the final round of the NCAA regionals on Wednesday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team saw its 2016-17 campaign come to a disappointing conclusion Wednesday with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Washington Regional at Aldarra Golf Club. The Aztecs fired a combined 14-over-par 298 during the final round to complete the tournament with a 54-hole total of 30-over 882 on the par-71, 6,885-yard course layout.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

Shelby Thompson also earns league’s Freshman of the Year award

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May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball junior Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Year, while Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) was chosen as the MW Freshman of the Year, the league announced Wednesday.

SDSU WATER POLO FINISHES SEASON RANKED 13TH IN FINAL CWPA POLL

 

Aztecs end campaign with best ranking since 2013

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May 17, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State finished the 2017 campaign ranked 13th nationally in the final Collegiate Water Polo Association Top-25 Poll. It is the highest final CWPA ranking for the program since 2013 when the Aztecs completed the season at No. 10.

AZTECS DOWN TOREROS 9-5 TO WIN SEASON SERIES

 

Five-run third inning keyed by back-to-back home runs

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez's three-run homer gave the Aztecs a lead they would not relinquish in the 9-5 win over USD Tuesday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored five times in the third inning to overturn a one-run deficit and go onto defeat the University of San Diego 9-5 Tuesday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. That rally was aided by back-to-back homes runs by Andrew Martinez and Dean Nevarez.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO EIGHTH AFTER ROUND TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs just four shots in back of coveted fifth-place position

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Photo:  PJ Samiere posted his second straight 71 on Tuesday at the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - Enduring two lengthy morning rain delays, the San Diego State men’s golf team slipped two places into the eighth position at the NCAA Washington Regional after recording a combined 10-over-par 294 during the second round at Aldarra Golf Club.

SDSU'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Peres earns fourth career weekly award

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May 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second weekly award of the season for Peres and fourth of her career.

ROUSH APPOINTED INTERIM PRESIDENT AT SDSU

 

Sally Roush will begin in her position on July 1, 2017

By the California State University Office of the Chancellor

May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy P. White has appointed Sally Roush as interim president of San Diego State University. Roush will begin in her position on July 1, 2017, and serve in that capacity until a new president, selected by the CSU Board of Trustees, arrives in early summer 2018.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR SIXTH AFTER ROUND ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere, Gunn Yang tied for 14th individually

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Photo:  PJ Samiere shot a 71 on Monday during the opening round of the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 15, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in a tie for sixth place at the NCAA Washington Regional, along with Penn State, after shooting a collective 6-over-par 290 on Monday during the opening round at Aldarra Golf Club. 

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD EARNS 12 ALL-CONFERENCE NODS

 

The Mountain West outdoor track & field champions next compete at the NCAA West Regionals

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May 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field landed 12 student-athletes on the All-Mountain West team, the league office announced Monday. The selections were awarded to the top-three finishers in each event at the conference meet, which SDSU won this past weekend.

AZTECS CAPTURE SERIES WITH 17-5 VICTORY OVER AIR FORCE

 

Sheehan, Verdon pace SDSU attack with four hits apiece

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Photo:  Jordan Verdon had four hits--including a double with three RBI--in the win at Air Force on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 14, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State scored three times in each of the first three innings, then doubled down with six in the top of the fifth en route to a 17-5 victory over Air Force Sunday afternoon at Falcon Field in Colorado Springs, Colo.

AZTECS WIN SLUGFEST AT AIR FORCE 18-11

 

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had three doubles and four RBI in the win at Air Force on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 13, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State scored six runs in the fifth inning to open up a seven-run lead as it went on to defeat Air Force, 18-11, Saturday afternoon at Falcon Field in Colorado Springs, Colo. The win evened the weekend series at one game apiece as SDSU looks to win its 11th (of 12) three-game weekend series this season.

SAN DIEGO STATE TRACK & FIELD WINS MOUNTAIN WEST TITLE

 

SDSU won six titles in the final day of the Championships to take home the conference crown

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May 13, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field won six titles on the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships to win the program’s third Mountain West crown in five years and its fourth overall on Saturday at Utah State's Ralph Maughn Stadium.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEVADA 13-6 TO CLAIM SERIES

 

Aztecs await a possible at-large bid to the NCAA tournament

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May 13, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team broke a 6-6 tie with two runs in the top of the sixth inning and five more in the seventh en route to a 13-6 victory over Nevada Saturday afternoon in Reno. The win gave the Aztecs (31-18, 15-9 MW) the series and a second-place finish in the final Mountain West standings.

AZTEC ROWING MEDALS IN TWO AT AAC CHAMPIONSHIP, EARNS THREE SPOTS ON ALL-LEAGUE TEAM

 

SDSU finishes fourth in conference point standings

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May 13, 2017 (Sarasota, Fla.) - The San Diego State rowing capped its season Saturday morning at the American Athletic Conference Championship at Nathan Benderson Park where the team took home two medals and finished fourth in the conference. Junior Isabelle Paul earned a spot on the first team all-conference, while junior Sara Avery and freshman Bianca van Dyk received second team honors.

BONNIE DRAXLER LEADS AZTECS TRACK & FIELD TO STELLAR THIRD DAY OF MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU is in second place with the final day of the MW Championships set for Saturday

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May 12, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field junior Bonnie Draxler earned her third Mountain West pole vault title and the Aztecs are in second following a spectacular third day of the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium, on Friday.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT NEVADA 5-4 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

SDSU has five-game winning streak snapped in Reno

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres had three of SDSU's seven hits in a 5-4 loss at Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 12, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball saw its five-game winning streak snapped in a 5-4, eight-inning loss Friday afternoon at Nevada. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 30-18 overall and 14-9 in Mountain West play.

AZTECS FALL TO AIR FORCE 9-1 IN SERIES OPENER

 

Falcons hand Seeburger his second loss of the year

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Photo:  Chase Calabuig accounted for SDSU's lone run with his seventh home run of the season at Air Force Friday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 12, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State was unable to solve Air Force pitching of much of the day as it dropped a 9-1 decision to the Falcons Friday afternoon in Colorado Springs. Although they had 10 hits in the contest, the Aztecs could not get the clutch hit when they needed it.

SDSU SOFTBALL OUTLASTS NEVADA 11-9

 

Aztecs win fifth straight game

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd scored three runs in SDSU's 11-9 win at Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 11, 2017 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team used a 14-hit performance to outlast Nevada 11-9 Thursday afternoon in Reno, Nev. The Aztecs improved to 30-17 overall and 14-8 in Mountain West play with their fifth consecutive victory, while the Wolf Pack dropped to 27-22 and 12-10.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S ELLIS PLACES SIXTH IN MW HEPTATHLON

 

The Aztecs’ day tomorrow starts at 9 a.m. (MT) with the hammer throw.

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May 11, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - San Diego State track and field senior Kassidy Ellis rose one spot to finish sixth in the heptathlon at the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium on Thursday.

AZTECS ASSIST IN FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR OUTFIELDER CHAD BIBLE

 

SDSU Strive Campaign set for baseball player diagnosed with cancer

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May 11, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Athletic Department and the university development staff have come together to organize a fundraising effort for Aztec baseball player Chad Bible, who has missed most of the 2017 season due to cancer.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD IN SEVENTH IN MW HEPTATHLON

 

Ellis begins the second day of the heptathlon tomorrow at 1:30 p.m.

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May 10, 2017 (Logan, Ut.) - In the opening day of the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships, San Diego State track and field senior Kassidy Ellis is seventh in the heptathlon after four events at Utah State’s Ralph Maughn Stadium.

TIM SHELTON NAMED SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACH

 

Former director of player development elevated to assistant coach

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May 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Tim Shelton, a long-time member of the San Diego State men’s basketball program, has been named an assistant coach on head coach Brian Dutcher’s staff. The 2017-18 campaign will mark Shelton’s 11th on Montezuma Mesa.

SAN DIEGO STATE ATHLETICS BREAKS NCAA APR SCHOOL RECORD

 

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May 10, 2017 (San Diego) - The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rate (APR) for member institutions today and San Diego State once again easily cleared the threshold by the organization to avoid penalties and set a program record in the process.

AZTEC ROWING CLAIMS FOUR SPOTS ON ALL-WIRA TEAMS

 

Avery, Danvers named to first team; Hepner, Keane land on second team

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May 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Following San Diego State rowing’s excellent finish at the Western intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships on April 30 in Gold River, Calif., four Aztecs were named to the all-WIRA team. Sara Avery and Brynn Danvers both made the women’s first team, while Brooke Hepner and Laura Keane landed on the women’s second team.

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