East County News
August 21, 2014 (San Diego)—Gunn Yang, a sophomore at San Diego State University, became the second Aztec ever to win the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship in Georgia. Only Gene Littler back in 1953 has matched the feat, Go Aztecs reports.
Yang joins an elite list of professional golfers whose names are engraved on the Havemeyer Cup, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods.
By Miriam Raftery
August 10, 2014 (San Diego) - It’s back to school time at San Diego State University, which is welcoming 4,600 incoming freshmen and 2,800 transfer students. Orientation events greeted the newcomers, along with over 5,000 parents and guests, with information on class registration and degree requirements, tips for success--and the SDSU Fight Song.
By Stevon Marshall
June 5, 2014 (San Diego)--Some athletes from San Diego State are progressing in life outside of school--in sports such as soccer, pole vault, and baseball, with each sport having a talented athlete heading to the big leagues.
Source: SDSU News Center
February 13, 2014 (San Diego Xavier Thames, senior guard for the San Diego State University Aztecs,, is among 30 NCAA Division I men's basketball players up for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T, the Atlanta Tipoff Club has announced.
Naismith is one of two players representing schools from California and the Mountain West division. Thames' midseason player-of-the-year candidacy is his second after being named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List last month.
December 12, 2013 (San Diego)--A unique gift challenges the SDSU Community to match funds to support the Aztec Basketball Performance Center.
On the heels of the public announcement of the Aztec Basketball Performance Center plans and a $1 million lead gift from Jeff Jacobs, San Diego State announces a $1 million challenge gift from the Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation.
Aztecs announce plans for a 23,500-square-foot facility for men’s and women’s basketball.
Story by SDSU Athletics
November 14, 2013 (San Diego) -- San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman and Athletic Director Jim Sterk announced Tuesday that plans for a 23,500-square-foot Basketball Performance Center are in design, with a plan to break ground on the project in late spring 2014.
November 7, 2013 (San Diego) – After winning the last five games and 10 of their last 11 Mountain West matches, the Aztecs football team will face the San Jose Spartans at Qualcomm in a crucial match.
The game will be aired online November 9 at 7:30; you can listen at http://www.walrusfm.com/pages/listenlive or purchase tickets at http://www.ticketmaster.com/San-Diego-State-Aztecs-tickets/artist/805518?list_view=1&brand=qualcommaztecs .
October 23, 2013 (San Diego) -- A limited quantity of San Diego State men's basketball single-game tickets will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at GoAztecs.com, by calling 619-283-7378 or by visiting the Aztec Ticket Office at Window E at Qualcomm Stadium.
There are no single-game tickets available for games against Arizona and UNLV, but fewer than 100 remain for the rest of the Aztecs' home slate, including dates against 2013 NCAA tournament teams Boise State, Colorado State and New Mexico. There are also less than 100 tickets left for SDSU contests vs. perennial powers Washington and Utah State.
Rachel Mitchell, a sophomore water polo player, helped the United States win at the Maccabiah Games
By Go Aztecs, SDSU News Center
San Diego State University water polo rising sophomore Rachel Mitchell helped the United States win gold at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel last week.
Highlight is KGB Sky Show August 31
By Go Aztecs, SDSU
June 27, 2013 (San Diego)--The San Diego State athletic department has announced the 2013 promotional and giveaway schedule for the defending Mountain West championship football program's six home games.
Shanieka Thomas is the fifth individual national champion in the program's history
By Go Aztecs
June 12, 2013 (San Diego)--San Diego State junior Shanieka Thomas won the national title in the triple jump to lead the 23rd-ranked Aztecs at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday in Eugene, Oregon. She became the fifth individual national champion in program history and second straight, joining Whitney Ashley, who won the discus throw at the 2012 championship meet.
Thomas, who finished runner-up in the event at both the 2013 indoor meet and 2012 outdoor meet, beat the other 23 entrants with a best of 46 feet, 4 ¾ inches (14.14 meters).
March 27, 2013
Complete Release and Season Statistics - SDSU Athletics
WHAT'S ON TAP THIS WEEKEND IN AZTEC BASEBALL
SDSU will be on the road this week for Mountain West play with a three-game series at conference foe New Mexico beginning Thursday, March 28, at 2:05 p.m. (MT) at Lobo Field in Albuquerque. The Aztecs and Rebels will also meet in singles games on Friday (March 29) and Saturday (March 30) at 2:05 p.m. and 1:05 p.m. respectively. The games were originally scheduled to be played at Isotopes Park, but have been moved to the on-campus Lobo Field with all three contests being played in the afternoon. The series runs Thursday through Saturday due to Easter falling on Sunday (March 31).
SDSU leads its series against New Mexico by the count of 98-61. The Lobos have won 18 of the last 25 meetings between the teams dating back to the 2008 season. That mark includes the Lobos winning five of six during the 2012 regular season as well as the contest between the teams in the championship game of the 2012 Mountain West tournament. San Diego State has a record of 63-27 vs. UNM in San Diego, 31-30 in Albuquerque and 4-4 on neutral fields.
SDSU News Center
March 13, 2013 (San Diego)-- San Diego State University men's and women's basketball teams head to Las Vegas this week for the Mountain West Tournament before what they hope are deep runs in the NCAA Tournament.
The women's basketball team has won its second consecutive league title.
December 19, 2012 (San Diego) – Tomorrow night’s Poinsettia Bowl game between the San Diego State University Aztecs and the Brigham Young University Cougars will be the 36th meeting between the two teams—and the first since BYU’s final season in the Mountain West in 2010.
Kick-off sis at 5 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium for this year’s Poinsettia Bowl, sponsored by the San Diego County Credit Union.
October 5, 2012 (San Diego) -- Mid-October is Homecoming week for San Diego State University. This year’s homecoming theme is “Paint the Town Red”--something the Honorary Chair and Grand Marshall for the festivities – The Show – knows all about!
SDSU will host several events starting Sunday, Oct. 7 and leading up to the homecoming football game against the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium.
Skinner makes two goals, including game-winner
By Ryan Schuler
September 27, 2012 (San Diego)--After a rather lackluster first half, the No. 17/25 San Diego State women’s soccer team used a dominating second half to defeat UC Irvine, 3-2 last weekend at the SDSU Sports Deck, moving to an 8-1-1 record for the season.
July 7, 2012 (San Diego) – San Diego State student, Whitney Ashley has become San Diego State’s fourth national champion since 1985. She won the national title in discus throw on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa in June.
April 27, 2012 (East County) -- It was the summer after her sophomore year in high school. San Diego State’s Lorena Klopp was in Florida playing in a tournament with her travel team.
Freshman Austin Bailey Leads USD With Four RBIs
Men’s Team Gets a No. 6 seed; Women’s Team Gets No. 12 Seed
By Ryan Schuler
March 13, 2012 (San Diego)--The Aztecs are going dancing. Both the San Diego State men’s and women’s basketball teams received bids to the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
Aztecs beat Cincinnati, but lose to UC Davis
SDSU News Center
December 7, 2011 (San Diego)--For the first time in the program's Division I history, the San Diego State football team (8-4) will participate in back-to-back postseason bowl games, as the Aztecs accepted an invitation Sunday to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (8-4) at 8 p.m. CT/6 p.m. PT, Saturday, Dec. 17.
The game will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, and will be televised on ESPN.
December 1, 2011 (San Diego) – Saturday night, the San Diego State University Aztecs football team will square off against Fresno State in the season finale. If the Aztecs are victorious, they could advance to postseason play in consecutive years for the first time since 1966-67.
by Christopher Mohr
December 25, 2010 (San Diego) - The San Diego State University Aztecs won a bowl game for the first time in 41 years with a 35-14 victory over the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Thursday night (12/23) at Qualcomm Stadium. Ronnie Hillman scored four touchdowns and rushed for 228 yards to lead the offense.
That the game even took place as scheduled was nothing short of a miracle. Flooding from recent storms submerged the field in water up to two feet deep in some places 24 hours before the game.
Fans encouraged to travel early to see the Aztecs take on Navy
December 22, 2010 (San Diego) –San Diego State’s Aztecs will be taking on the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen. Both teams have an 8-4 record for the season. The game kicks off tomorrow, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. in Qualcomm Stadium. To buy tickets, visit http://www.poinsettiabowl.com/.
The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is expanding Trolley service for the Poinsettia Bowl--and fans can park for free at MTS park-and-rides to avoid traffic and save money while enjoying the events.
April 2, 2010 (San Diego) – San Diego State University’s Aztecs suffered defeat to the Horned Frogs of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth last night, where TCU scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the 11th-ranked Aztecs’ 4-1.