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MITCHELL SETS SCHOOL RECORD AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS EASTERN ILLINOIS

 

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s basketball is undefeated at home and 2-1 overall, a much better start to the season than last year.  Tonight they played host to the Eastern Illinois Panthers in an exhibition game.  The Panthers are known for churning out ex-Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned analyst Tony Romo, so no one’s really heard of their basketball team.  But we’d see them tonight.

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED THE MW SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Penny wins seventh weekly MW accolade this season

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November 20, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for his play against Nevada in a 42-23 Aztec win on Saturday night, the league announced Monday.

SDSU RASHAAD PENNY NAMED WALTER CAMP OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Penny accounted for school-record 429 all-purpose yards en route to second Walter Camp Offensive Player-of-the-Week award

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny has been named the Walter Camp National FBS Offensive Player of the Week for the second time of the season, the Walter Camp Foundation presented by Generation UCAN announced Sunday. Penny, who also won the award on Sept. 10 for his play at Arizona State, is the only Aztec to win the offensive player-of-the-week award and just the second on either side of the ball (also linebacker Calvin Munson on Sept. 6, 2015).

SDSU FOOTBALL: PENNY SETS MORE SCHOOL RECORDS AS AZTECS DOWN NEVADA 42-23

 

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - Senior running back Rashaad Penny set an SDSU record for most all-purpose rushing yards in a game, rushing for 429 Saturday night against Nevada as the Aztecs knocked off the Wolf Pack 42-23. 

MCKENNA MEYER EARNS SWIMMER OF THE MEET AT A3 INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs earned first place in all but two events over three-day invitational

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November 19, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team finished the A3 Invitational in strong fashion Saturday evening, grabbing first place in five of six events on the final day of action at the Aztec Aquaplex. McKenna Meyer, who captured first place in each of the three finals she competed in while posting a first-place time in the 200 IM preliminaries on Thursday and being a part of a first-place 800 free relay team on Friday, earned Swimmer of the Meet honors for being the highest single-point getter for all female competitors. The Aztecs had a 153.5 point lead heading into the final day, but as of early Sunday morning, official team results are still to be recalculated.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS WINS THRILLER VS. CAL STATE FULLERTON TO STAY UNDEFEATED

 

SDSU is 3-0 for just the 10th time in program history

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - With just five seconds on the clock, senior captain Geena Gomez scored the go-ahead basket to give San Diego State women’s basketball its third straight win to open the season, a 59-58 nail biter over Cal State Fullerton Saturday afternoon in Viejas Arena.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SUFFERS THREE-SET SETBACK AGAINST COLORADO STATE

 

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team concluded its 2017 campaign with Senior Day on Saturday afternoon and suffered a 3-0 (22-25, 20-25, 21-25) loss against nationally ranked Colorado State. The Aztecs conclude the 2017 season at 16-15.

SDSU SWIMMING EXTENDS A3 INVITATIONAL LEAD ON DAY TWO

 

McKenna Meyer posts third pool record score at A3

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November 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team extended its lead to a commanding 153.5 points on the second day of the A3 Invitational, using first-place times in six of seven events on Friday evening.

SDSU SWIMMING SETS FOUR AQUAPLEX RECORDS; LEADS A3 INVITATIONAL PACK AFTER DAY ONE

 

McKenna Meyer posts two B-cut times

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November 16, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming team posted a strong showing on the first day of the A3 Invitational, jumping out to a 28-point lead over second-place UC San Diego after the first five events of the three-day invitational.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL DROPS A TOUGH ONE AT WYOMING IN FOUR SETS

 

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November 15, 2017 (Laramie, Wyo.) - Despite a career-high 19 kills from Hannah Turnlund, the San Diego State volleyball team dropped a tough 3-1 decision to Wyoming (22-25, 25-27, 25-17, 25-27) in a Mountain West road match Wednesday night at UniWyo Sports Complex.

SDSU LACROSSE NAMES CAPTAINS FOR 2018 SEASON

 

Mackenzie Lech, Harlowe Steele, Natalie Peel selected by Aztec teammates

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November 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse midfielders Mackenzie Lech, Harlowe Steele and Natalie Peel have been named team captains for the upcoming 2018 season as announced by seventh-year head coach Kylee White.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: MEEFOUT, SORHAITZ NAMED ALL PAC-12 SELECTIONS

 

Senior duo becomes 69th and 70th All-Pac-12 award-winners in program history

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November 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s soccer seniors Jeroen Meefout and Winston Sorhaitz were named All-Pac-12 Second Team and All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention selections, respectively, the league office announced on Tuesday morning. Meefout and Sorhaitz become the 69th and 70th players in program history to earn All-Pac-12 recognition since the Aztecs joined the league in 2005.

SENIORS LEAD AZTECS WOMEN'S HOOPS IN 58-55 WIN OVER CSUN

 

Thorderson, Fort and Lark combined to produce 79.3 percent of the team’s offense versus CSUN

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - With its senior class leading the way, San Diego State women’s basketball held off a late fourth-quarter comeback attempt by CSUN and beat the Matadors 58-55 Tuesday night in Viejas Arena.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 11/14: BACK IN ACTION

 

 

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State football is back in action this week after a bye week, taking on Nevada this Saturday.  Head coach Rocky Long, senior tight end David Wells and junior safety Parker Baldwin sat down with the media at this week's press conference.

AZTECS FOR LIFE BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR NOV. 28

 

Red Cross and SDSU team up for community event

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State and the American Red Cross are partnering to play host to the Aztecs for Life Blood Drive, presented by California Coast Credit Union, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Viejas Arena. Multiple SDSU groups and associations have joined forces with the goal of collecting 400 pints of blood during the 10-hour event.

SDSU WATER POLO SIGNS VALHALLA HIGH STANDOUT TO NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT

 

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November 13, 2017 (San Diego) - Valhalla High School girls water polo standout Spencer Samuel has signed a letter of intent to play water polo at San Diego State for the 2018-19 school year.  The utility has been a starter in her three years at VHS and has helped the Norsemen to the CIF Open Division playoffs each season, advancing as far as the semifinals in 2016, after claiming three Grossmont League titles. A scholar-athlete in 2017 in both water polo and swim, the two-time team captain is a multi-year All-American, all-CIF performer and two-time Grossmont League Player of the Year (2016, 2017). Samuel enters her senior season with 253 goals, 148 assists and 261 steals in her career.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S DEJA HARRIS NAMED MW OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec junior collects second career conference weekly award

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November 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior Deja Harris (Las Vegas, Nev.) was named Mountain West Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for a pair of outstanding performances in the Aztecs’ two home victories over UNLV and New Mexico.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS WINS FIVE SINGLES MATCHES ON DAY THREE AT LMU INVITE

 

Aztecs wrap up fall tournament slate on Sunday

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November 12, 2017 (Los Angeles) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team closed off its fall tournament schedule with a flourish Sunday, capturing five of six singles matches at the LMU Invitational after coming up empty in doubles.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS WRAPS FALL CLASSIC II

 

SDSU wins seven matches in the final round Sunday

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November 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team hosted the final day of the SDSU Fall Classic II on Sunday at the Aztec Tennis Center. The Aztecs finished off play with seven total wins on the day with two victories in doubles matches and five in singles action.

SDSU DIVERS CONCLUDE ACTION AT TROJAN DIVING INVITATIONAL

 

Alexandra Caplan finished in sixth to lead SDSU

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November 12, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State had four divers reach the finals of the platform competition at the Trojan Diving Invitational to lead the five-team field at the University of Southern California on Sunday afternoon.

SDSU ROWING RACES AT SAN DIEGO FALL CLASSIC

 

Aztecs win the open eight, take second in the novice eight

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November 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team participated in the San Diego Fall Classic Sunday morning, hosted by the San Diego Rowing Club on Mission Bay. The Aztecs nabbed first place in the open eight race and second place in the novice eight.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS CONTINUES PLAY AT LMU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec sophomore Rafael Gonzalez Almazan remains unbeaten on the weekend

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November 11, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State men’s tennis sophomore Rafael Gonzalez (Madrid, Spain) continued his impressive play this weekend, posting two additional victories on Saturday to lead the Aztecs at the LMU Invitational.

SECOND SET RUN FUELS SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S COMEBACK WIN VS. NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs have won seven of their last eight matches

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November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Sparked by a decisive run in the second set, the San Diego State volleyball team rallied for a 3-1 triumph over visiting New Mexico (20-25, 26-24, 25-13, 25-12) in a Mountain West match Saturday at Aztec Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS COMPETES AT DAY TWO OF FALL CLASSIC II

 

Aztecs log nine more victories on Saturday

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November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team notched nine more victories in the second day of its final fall tournament, SDSU Fall Classic II. The Aztecs matched their team score from Friday with victories in three of four doubles events, and six of eight singles wins.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE: ALEXANDRA CAPLAN PLACES THIRD IN ONE-METER CHAMPIONSHIP AT TROJAN DIVING INVITATIONAL

Aztec divers conclude three-day event tomorrow with platform event

 

 

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November 11, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State diver Alexandra Caplan posted a total score of 526.10 in the 1-meter Championship at the Trojan Diving Invitational on Saturday to lead SDSU’s trio of participants.

AZTECS MEN'S SOCCER NOTCHES ONLY PAC-12 WIN OF SEASON ON SENIOR NIGHT

 

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November 11, 2017 (San Diego) - While SDSU women’s soccer faced UCLA last night in the NCAA Tournament, their male counterparts squared off against the Bruins tonight in their final game of the season on Senior Night.  The male Aztecs...well, to put it nicely, aren’t doing so well this season; 5-13 overall and winless in Pac-12 play, going 0-9.

SDSU DIVERS COMPETE AT TROJAN INVITE

 

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November 10, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State had a pair of divers in action at the Trojan Diving Invitational on Friday with senior Alexandra Caplan and freshman Emily Reed finishing 12th and 16th, respectively, in the 3-meter diving competition.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO UCLA 3-1 IN NCAA FIRST ROUND

 

Root scores SDSU’s lone goal

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November 10, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State dropped a 3-1 decision at second-seeded and fourth-ranked UCLA on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship. The loss ends the Aztecs’ season and the Mountain West champions finish with a record of 12-8-2.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS LOGS SEVERAL WINS FRIDAY AT SDSU FALL CLASSIC II

 

SDSU finishes day one of the tournament with wins in nine matches

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November 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis finished day one of the SDSU Fall Classic II with victories in three of four doubles matchups and six of eight singles rounds on Friday. The team’s final fall tournament continues Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at the Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY CONCLUDES SEASON AT NCAA WEST REGIONALS

 

Chrissy Calain was SDSU’s second finisher, her best finish on the team this year

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November 10, 2017 (Seattle) - Closing out her collegiate career, Aztec senior Lily Seynaeve led San Diego State cross country at the NCAA West Regionals, hosted by Seattle’s Jefferson Park Golf Course, Friday morning.

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