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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT MISSOURI 2-1

 

Root scores her third goal in last three games

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September 10, 2017 (Columbia, Mo.) - San Diego State took an early 1-0 lead in the first half, but could not hold on as Missouri rallied to win, 2-1, Sunday night at Walton Stadium. The Aztecs fell to 3-4 on the season, while the Tigers improved to 3-4-1.

ROUND TWO SUSPENDED FOR SDSU MEN'S GOLF AT GOPHER INVITATIONAL

 

Tournament to resume Monday; Aztecs tied for 12th

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September 10, 2017 (Independence, Minn.) - The San Diego State men's golf team finds itself in a tie for 12th place at the Gopher Invitational after play was suspended on Sunday toward the end of round two due to darkness. Collectively, the Aztecs sit at 21-over par with four starters still on the course at the par-71, 7,388-yard Windsong Farm Golf Club when dusk fell.

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED WALTER CAMP OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Penny accounted for 353 all-purpose yards in San Diego State’s 30-20 win at Arizona State on Saturday

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September 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named the Walter Camp National FBS Offensive Player of the Week, the Walter Camp Foundation presented by Generation UCAN announced Sunday. He became the first Aztec to ever win the Walter Camp Offensive Player-of-the-Week award and the second on either side of the ball (also linebacker Calvin Munson on Sept. 6, 2015).

PENNY LEADS SDSU FOOTBALL TO 30-20 WIN AT ARIZONA STATE

 

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September 10, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - Rashaad Penny accounted for 353 all-purpose yards and scored three different ways, leading San Diego State to a convincing 30-20 victory over Arizona State on Saturday night.

The run-heavy Aztecs (2-0) rolled over the Sun Devils from the start, with Penny bursting through for a 95-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL WINS TWICE ON SATURDAY

 

Aztecs defeat Long Beach State, Pacific to wrap up JLABS Challenge

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September 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team won consecutive matches for the first time this season on Saturday after defeating Long Beach State 3-2 in a five-set thriller (14-25, 25-21, 20-25, 25-20, 15-3), followed by a 3-0 conquest of Pacific (25-19, 25-17, 25-22) to close out the JLABS Challenge at Aztec Court. With the victories, SDSU raises its record to 4-5 on the season.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SWEPT BY LMU

 

Aztecs wrap up weekend tourney with home matches vs. LBSU, Pacific on Saturday

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September 8, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team dropped its second in a row on Friday, suffering a three-set defeat at the hands of visiting Loyola Marymount (19-25, 23-25, 22-25) in the opener of the JLABS Challenge at Aztec Court.  With the setback SDSU slips to 2-5 on the year, while the Lions move to 5-3 overall.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TRIPPED UP IN OVERTIME AGAINST USF

 

Jeroen Meefout tallied second goal of the season in 58th minute

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September 8, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell in heart-breaking fashion Friday night, with San Francisco scoring a 94th minute goal to cap a 2-1 contest and hand SDSU its second loss of the season.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER UPSETS NO. 22 NEBRASKA IN 2OT 2-1

 

Speros scores winner 19 seconds before 2OT buzzer

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September 8, 2017 (Lincoln, Neb.) - Rachel Speros scored 19 seconds before the final horn in double overtime to lift San Diego State to a 2-1 road victory over No. 22 Nebraska at Barbara Hibner Stadium on Friday. The win evened the Aztecs’ record at 3-3, while the Huskers watched their record fall to 5-2.

SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/5: WE WON GAME ONE. NOW WHAT?

 

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September 5, 2017 (San Diego) - With a big win against UC Davis on Saturday under their belt, San Diego State Aztecs football is heading to Arizona this weekend to face Arizona State.  Head coach Rocky Long, junior defensive lineman Noble Hall and senior wide receiver Quest Truxton sat down with the media at this week's press conference.

SORHAITZ, MEEFOUT LEAD SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TO 3-1 VICTORY OVER UCSB

 

Winston Sorhaitz recorded first career brace as an Aztec

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September 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind thrilling performances by Jeroen Meefout and Winston Sorhaitz, the San Diego State men’s soccer team broke down a UC Santa Barbara defense that had entered today with only one goal allowed over the course of its first three games to earn a 3-1 victory over the Gauchos in the team’s home opener on Monday night.

SDSU'S BLAKE ABERCROMBIE WINS CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR AMATEUR

 

Aztec senior claims medalist honors by two strokes

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September 4, 2017 (Sacramento) - San Diego State men’s golf senior Blake Abercrombie captured medalist honors Monday after winning the 93rd California State Fair Amateur at MacKenzie Golf Course at Haggin Oaks Complex.

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED MW OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior running back earns first career offensive player-of-the-week honor

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September 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first career league offensive award for the senior, who has twice previously selected as the MW Special Teams Player of the Week.

AZTECS DEFEAT UC DAVIS IN SEASON OPENER

 

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September 2, 2017 (San Diego) - College football is back and the San Diego State Aztecs are the only football team left in San Diego.  This season, they're stepping up to the plate and are ready to #Win22.  Tonight in week 1, they faced UC Davis.

SEYNAEVE LEADS SDSU CROSS COUNTRY AT MARK COVERT CLASSIC

 

Seynaeve broke 19 minutes to finish seventh among collegiate athletes

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September 2, 2017 (Brea, Calif.) - San Diego State cross country produced a solid effort in its first meet of the year, yielding a top 10 finisher and placing fifth in the Mark Covert Classic (5K), hosted by Cal State Fullerton, on Saturday. 

SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO MARSHALL AT SPARTAN INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs to face LMU at home next Friday at 7 p.m. PT

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September 2, 2017 (East Lansing, Mich.) - The San Diego State volleyball team wrapped up play at the Spartan Invitational Saturday, falling to Marshall in three sets (18-25, 23-25, 28-30) at Jenison Fieldhouse on the campus of Michigan State University.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CROSSTOWN FOE USD 3-1

 

Arnarsdottir scores twice to lead Aztecs

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September 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State received three goals from two true freshman to down crosstown foe San Diego, 3-1, Friday night at SDSU Sports Deck. The Aztecs improved to 2-3 on the season, while the Toreros remained winless in four tries.

SDSU SWIMMING AND DIVING ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SCHEDULE

 

SDSU opens season with dual meet at USD on Sept. 15

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September 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team as announced its 2017-18 schedule, featuring six events at the Aztec Aquaplex. The Aztecs begin the season on Sept. 15 with a dual meet at the University of San Diego.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS TWO MATCHES AT SPARTAN INVITE ON FRIDAY

 

Aztecs fall to No. 23 Michigan State, rebound with sweep of TAMU-CC

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September 1, 2017 (East Lansing, Mich.) - The San Diego State volleyball team employed a balanced offense and timely runs to defeat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in three sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-18) Friday in the second match of the Spartan Invitational at Jenison Fieldhouse. With the victory, the Aztecs overcame a 3-0 sweep (17-25, 14-25, 17-25) earlier in the day at the hands of No. 23 Michigan State, improving to 2-3 on the season.

GEORGE GASTIL APPOINTED TO UCSD CHANCELLOR'S COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD

 

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August 31, 2017 (San Diego) – Lemon Grove resident George Gastil, a professor, former school board and city council member, has been appointed to Chancellor Pradeep Khosla’s Community Advisory Board (CCAB) for the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). 

HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF DONATIONS TO BE ACCEPTED AT SDSU FOOTBALL GAME

 

The American Red Cross will collect donations in Aztec Village

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August 30, 2017 (San Diego) - The American Red Cross will be on site for San Diego State football’s season opener against UC Davis on Saturday, Sept. 2, collecting donations for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The American Red Cross will be accepting cash donations in Aztec Village, which is located in parking areas C1/D1 at San Diego Stadium. Aztec Village is open from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 8/29: FOUR MORE DAYS TILL FOOTBALL...

 

 

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August 29, 2017 (San Diego) - There's just four more days left until the San Diego State Aztecs football team takes the field again and men's soccer is back in town for their home opener.  Men's soccer head coach Lev Kirshner and two seniors, forward Jeroen Meefout and midfielder Thom Van Den Berg, football head coach Rocky Long, senior safety Trey Lomax and junior quarterback Christian Chapman discussed all that and more at this week's press conference.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED BY LONG BEACH STATE 2-0

 

Aztecs fall to 1-3 on the season

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August 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s late offensive flurry came up empty in a 2-0 home loss to Long Beach State on Sunday night. The loss put the Aztecs at 1-3 on the year, while the 49ers moved to 2-1-1 with the decision.

CUTLER PUSHES SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TO OVERTIME WIN AGAINST VERMONT

 

Redshirt senior Dallin Cutler scored in the 95th minute to seal SDSU’s first win

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August 27, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team earned its first win of the season thanks to a golden goal scored by redshirt senior Dallin Cutler in the 95th minute to break a 1-1 tie in the team’s first-ever meeting with Vermont. With the win, SDSU ends its east coast swing with a 1-1 record on the young season.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS TWO MATCHES ON SATURDAY

 

Aztecs defeat Portland State, fall to CSUN

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August 26, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team split two matches on Saturday at the Aztec Invitational, sweeping Portland State (25-19, 25-22, 25-17) in an early afternoon match, before suffering the opposite fate against CSUN in the nightcap (15-25, 17-25, 24-26). With the results, SDSU completed the weekend with a 1-2 record in its season-opening tournament.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO EASTERN KENTUCKY IN SEASON OPENER 3-1

 

Alexandra Psoma leads Aztecs with 15 kills

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August 25, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team opened its 2017 campaign on a sour note Friday, dropping four-set decision to Eastern Kentucky (20-25, 21-25,25-15, 17-25) on day one of the 2017 Aztec Invitational at Aztec Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SUFFERS OVERTIME LOSS TO ARIZONA STATE

 

Aztecs fall to Sun Devils 2-1

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August 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State surrendered a goal with eight seconds left in the first overtime period to fall at home to Arizona State 2-1 Friday night. The loss dropped SDSU to 1-2 on the season, while the Sun Devils leveled their record to 1-1.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SUFFERS 1-0 OVERTIME SETBACK AT ARMY WEST POINT

 

Adam Allmaras records two saves in season opener

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August 25, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell victim to a 100th minute goal by Army West Point forward Rex Epps in its season opener on Friday night.

“We faced a very good and motivated team on their home opener,” said head coach Lev Kirshner. “They were difficult to breakdown and willed the game-winner as our boys battled hard to clear the ball multiple times.”

SDSU LACROSSE ASSISTANT NIKKI BOLTJA CHOSEN IN WPLL DRAFT

 

Aztec assistant coach and former collegiate star picked by Philadelphia Fire

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August 24, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse assistant coach Nikki Boltja was chosen by the Philadelphia Fire in the first-ever Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) Draft on Wednesday night.

PELAEZ NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER'S PRESEASON BEST XI

 

San Diego native named to TDS Preseason Best XI Second Team

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August 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Pablo Pelaez of the San Diego State men’s soccer team was named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Preseason Best XI Second Team on Monday. The honor comes just under two weeks after being named to the 2017 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List, known as the most prestigious individual award in college soccer. 

WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS UC DAVIS; FRIESEN SETS WIN RECORD

 

SDSU earns 1-0 win over UC Davis

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August 20, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State earned its first victory of the season, defeating UC Davis 1-0 at a sun-splashed SDSU Sports Deck Sunday afternoon. The decision evened the Aztecs’ record at 1-1 and supplied head coach Mike Friesen with his program-record 123rd career win.

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