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SDSU'S ASHLEY HENDERSON VOTED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK & FIELD STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

 

Henderson was the 2016 MW Women’s Outdoor T&F Student-Athlete of the Year

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March 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior Ashley Henderson was selected as the 2017 Mountain West Women’s Indoor Track & Field Student-Athlete of the Year, the conference announced today.

SDSU GRAD PROGRAMS RANKED AMONG NATION'S BEST

 

Several SDSU programs are recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018 released today.

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March 16, 2017 (San Diego) — SDSU’s graduate programs in education and aerospace engineering are ranked among the nation’s best in the latest U.S. News & World Report issue of America’s Best Graduate Schools.

SDSU LACROSSE SINKS NEW HAMPSHIRE 12-11

 

 

Aztec sophomore Harlowe Steele nets game-winner in extra period

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March 15, 2017 (San Diego) - Sophomore Harlowe Steele scored the game-winning goal with just over a minute elapsed in overtime to give San Diego State a dramatic 12-11 victroy over visiting New Hampshire Wednesday in a non-conference matchup at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTEC ROWING'S TARA MONTGOMERY NAMED TO 2017 ARTHUR ASHE JR. SPORTS SCHOLAR TEAM

 

Montgomery is among 37 student-athletes chosen across the nation

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March 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State rower Tara Montgomery has been named a 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar team honoree, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine announced. Montgomery was selected as one of the winners for the 37 sports included in this year’s special report and was chosen from over 1,200 nominated minority student-athletes across the nation.

SDSU CELEBRATES 120TH ANNIVERSARY

 

By Miriam Raftery

Photo: The school’s first “campus” was located in downtown San Diego on the southwest corner of Sixth and F streets. (Credit: SDSU Special Collections and University Archives)

March 15, 2017 (San Diego) – Back in 1897, President William McKinley was sworn in as President of the United States. Queen Victoria celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in England. The Klondike gold rush began, and San Diego State University was born. This week, the university is celebrating it 120th anniversary.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT NO. 25 USD 10-1 AT FOWLER PARK

 

SDSU uses 18-hit attack, including three home runs, to down Toreros

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had three hits including a home run and double, scored twice and drove in two runs in the win at USD Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State took the lead on the first pitch of the game and never looked back as it defeated No. 25 University of San Diego, 10-1, Tuesday evening at Fowler Park.

 

With the win the Aztecs improved to 11-6 on the season while the Toreros saw the end of a four-game win streak with their record settling in at 10-4. USD came into the contest ranked No. 25 by D1Baseball.com and just outside the Collegiate Baseball top 25 (26th) this week.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF: BLAKE ABERCROMBIE TIES FOR SECOND AT LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

Aztec junior finishes three shots off the pace on individual leaderboard

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March 14, 2017 (Chula Vista) - San Diego State men’s golfer Blake Abercrombie finished in a tie for second place on the individual leaderboard Tuesday after shooting a 2-under-par 70 during the final round of the 10th annual Lamkin San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club. With his result, the Aztec junior logged his fourth career top-five placement and second of the year, completing the tournament at 6-under-par 210.

BLAKE ABERCROMBIE LEADS SDSU MEN'S GOLF AT LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

Aztecs junior tied for second through 36 holes

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March 13, 2017 (Chula Vista) - San Diego State men’s golfer Blake Abercrombie finds himself in a four-way tie for second place after firing a 4-under-par 140 Monday during the first two rounds of the 10th annual Lamkin San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS SHORT AGAINST YALE 4-3

 

Aztecs narrowly defeated by Bulldogs

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March 13, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team faced Yale University today at the Aztec Tennis Center where they came up short against the Bulldogs, 4-3. The Aztecs grabbed the doubles point early on but could not keep their momentum throughout singles play.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD GARNERS TWO ALL-AMERICAN NODS

 

Henderson and Auzenne are SDSU’s fifth and sixth indoor All-Americans

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March 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field garnered two United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor Track & Field All-American honors following the performances of junior Ashley Henderson and senior Micha Auzenne at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend.

NO. 17 SDSU WATER POLO SWIMS AWAY FROM BUCKNELL

SDSU defeats Bison to post 4-0 record at tournament

 

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March 12, 2017 (San Diego) - No. 17 San Diego State allowed the first goal of the game and then scored nine unanswered goals en route to a 10-4 victory over Bucknell, a team that was receiving votes in the latest CWPA Top-25 Poll. SDSU, which went 4-0 at the Aztec Invitational, saw its record move to 9-7 on the season.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS HARVARD 6-1

 

Aztecs complete non-conference season with third straight win

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres hit a grand slam in the sixth inning in SDSU's 6-1 win over Harvard.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Long Beach) - Junior Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) hit a grand slam in the top of the sixth inning to lift the San Diego State softball team to a 6-1 victory over Harvard Sunday afternoon at Long Beach State. It was the third straight win for the Aztecs (16-9) in their final non-conference game of the season.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTEC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 7-3 LOSS AT NEVADA

 

SDSU unable to recover from early three-run deficit

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had a pair of doubles and an RBI in the contest at Nevada on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - San Diego State fell behind early and was unable to come back all the way as it dropped a 7-3 decision at Nevada Sunday afternoon at Peccole Park in Reno. The scenario was almost the exact opposite of the first two contests in the series when the Aztecs grabbed an early lead and went on to the victory.

NO. 17 SDSU WATER POLO UPSETS NO. 13 INDIANA IN SUDDEN VICTORY OT

 

Aztecs defeat Hoosiers 9-8

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March 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Hannah Carrillo scored from the left side with 2:04 left in the first sudden-victory period to lift 17th-ranked San Diego State past No. 13 Indiana, 9-8, Sunday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. With their second upset in two days, SDSU improved to 8-7 on the year.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DOWNED BY NO. 4 OKLAHOMA STATE 4-0

Aztecs fall to 5-7 in dual matches this season

 

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Photo:  Sander Gjoels Andersen competed in doubles and singles Sunday at No. 4 Oklahoma State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Stillwater, Okla.) - Facing its highest-ranked opponent since January 2016, the San Diego State men’s tennis team had its hands full against No. 4 Oklahoma State Sunday, dropping a 4-0 decision in a non-conference dual match at Greenwood Tennis Center. With the setback, the Aztecs fall to 5-7 overall, while the Cowboys, boasting three nationally ranked singles players and two doubles tandems, won their fifth straight to improve to 13-3 on the season.

AZTEC ROWING COMPLETES FIRST RACE WEEKEND

 

SDSU finishes third behind Stanford, UCLA

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March 11, 2017 (Marina Del Ray, Calif.) - The San Diego State rowing team traveled to Ballona Creek on Saturday where it placed third in all four races against UCLA and Stanford.

The Aztecs raced in four of the five scheduled events this morning, beginning with the third varsity eight at 8:15 a.m. where SDSU clocked in at 7.26.0 behind Stanford (6.57.5) and UCLA (7.11.9). Shortly after in the varsity four, Stanford clocked in at 7.34.0, UCLA finished in 7.40.8, and the Aztecs recorded a time of 8.05.7.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO NO. 26 MEMPHIS

 

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Photo:  Milen Ianakiev squared off against the 78th-ranked singles player on Saturday in the Aztecs' duel vs. Memphis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2017 (Stillwater, Okla.) - The San Diego State men’s tennis opened its weekend excursion to the nation’s heartland Saturday, falling to No. 26 Memphis in a neutral-site dual match at Greenwood Tennis Center on the campus of Oklahoma State University. With the loss, the Aztecs slip to 5-6 on the season, while the Tigers raise their record to 11-3 overall.

AZTECS TRACK & FIELD'S ASHLEY HENDERSON FOURTH IN 60 AND 200 AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was SDSU’s first representative at the national meet since 2014

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March 11, 2017 (College Station, Tex.) - San Diego State junior Ashley Henderson earned two fourth-place finishes in the finals of the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday.

AZTECS TRACK & FIELD WINS NINE EVENTS AT THE SAN DIEGO COLLEGIATE CHALLENGE

 

Senior Rachel Alesi won two events at the meet

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March 11, 2017 (La Jolla) - San Diego State track and field won eight individual events and the 4x100-meter relay at the opener of the outdoor portion of its season, the San Diego Collegiate Classic, hosted by UC San Diego Saturday. San Diego State placed second in the four-team event.

NO. 17 AZTECS WATER POLO SWEEPS FIRST DAY OF AZTEC INVITE

 

SDSU defeats San Jose State and Chapman

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March 11, 2017 (San Diego) - No. 17 San Diego State defeated both 12th-ranked San Jose State and Chapman on the first day of the 11th annual Aztec Invitational. The two victories evened SDSU’s record at 7-7 on the season.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS WIN GAME TWO AT NEVADA 7-3

 

Adkison delivers four hits including two homers with five RBI

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March 11, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - For the second day in a row, San Diego State jumped out to an early lead, built on its advantage and defeated Nevada, 7-3, Saturday afternoon at Peccole Park in Reno. With the win the Aztecs improved to 10-5 overall and 2-0 in Mountain West play.

AZTEC SOFTBALL WINS TWICE ON SATURDAY

 

SDSU outscores opponents 15-1 in doubleheader sweep

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Photo:  Alex Formby pitched eight innings without allowing an earned run in SDSU's two wins on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2017 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State softball team swept a pair of games in convincing fashion Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Invitational at Cal State Fullerton. The Aztecs (15-9) defeated Eastern Michigan, 10-0, in five innings and then knocked off Longwood, 5-1.

THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT; AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL LOSES FOR THIRD TIME THIS SEASON AGAINST RAMS; ELIMINATED FROM MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNEY

 

 

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March 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Colorado State has been the Aztecs’ Achilles heel this season.  A thorn in their side.  A bee in their bonnet.  Pick whatever idiom you want.  

But tonight was different.  Tonight, in the Mountain West semifinals, the Aztecs would avenge the past two meetings with the Rams.  At least, that’s what they planned on doing.  But it ended up not working so well.

AZTECS LACROSSE EDGES ST. JOSEPH'S 13-12

 

 

Ikpe's late goal proves to be game winner

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March 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Ijeoma Ikpe scored on a free positon shot with just under seven minute left to break a tied contest and the Aztec defense held firm over the final 6:43 as SDSU defeated St. Joseph’s 13-12, Friday night at the SDSU Lacrosse Field.

SDSU SOFTBALL SPLITS A PAIR OF ONE-RUN GAMES ON FRIDAY

 

 

Aztecs beat Boston University 11-10 in eight innings and fall to Harvard 5-4

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant homered in each game as SDSU split Friday in Fullerton.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 10, 2017 (Fullerton, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team split a pair of one-run games on the second day of the Louisville Slugger Classic Friday at Cal State Fullerton. The Aztecs (13-9) first defeated Boston Univ., 11-10, in eight innings before falling to Harvard, 5-4, in the nightcap.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD'S ASHLEY HENDERSON ADVANCES IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Henderson is looking to become SDSU’s first national champion since 2014

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March 10, 2017 (College Station, Tex.) - San Diego State junior Ashley Henderson advanced to the finals of the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships after top-eight performances in the preliminaries of both events on the opening day of the national meet Friday.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS OPEN CONFERENCE PLAY WITH 7-2 WIN AT NEVADA

 

 

Baseball uses long ball for late four-run rally

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Photo:  Brett Seeburger picked up his third win of the season in the Aztecs' victory over Nevada Friday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 10, 2017 (Reno) -  San Diego State scored four times in the top of the eighth inning to break open a tight contest and went on to defeat Nevada, 7-2, Friday afternoon at Peccole Park in Reno. The victory came in the Aztecs’ 2017 Mountain West opener.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO CLASH WITH COLORADO STATE IN MOUNTAIN WEST SEMIS

 

 

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March 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Having reached the Mountain West semifinals for the 10th consecutive season, San Diego State faces Colorado State on Friday night at 9:30 p.m. PT in the event’s second semifinal game.  

The Aztecs reached the semifinal round by rallying from a 21-point deficit to defeat UNLV for an 11th consecutive time, 62-52 in overtime and in possibly their best overall performance of the season, defeated Boise State 87-68.

AZTECS SOFTBALL EDGED BY CAL STATE FULLERTON 2-0

 

SDSU’s four-game winning streak snapped

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Photo:  Kiera Wright had two of SDSU's four hits in the game.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 9, 2017 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State softball team saw its four-game winning streak snapped in a 2-0 loss at Cal State Fullerton Thursday night at the Louisville Slugger Classic.

The game was a pitchers’ duel between Aztec (12-8) freshman Marissa Moreno (Torrance, Calif.) and Titan (10-11) senior transfer Kelsey Kessler. Moreno (6-3) allowed two runs on five hits over 5 2/3 innings, striking out five. Kessler (7-4), meanwhile, yielded just four hits and two walks in the complete game shutout, striking out four. SDSU junior Alex Formby (Orange, Calif.) relieved Moreno in the sixth and got the only batter she faced out.

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