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SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/16: SQUEEZING BY

 

 

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October 16, 2018 (San Diego) - After barely eeking out a victory over Air Force on Saturday, SDSU football head coach Rocky Long, senior offensive lineman Ryan Pope and junior linebacker Troy Cassidy sat down with the media today.

BOYS' WATER POLO: MATADORS COME UP SHORT TO CASTLE PARK 14-7

 

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October 15, 2018 (Spring Valley) - In our first water polo match of the new school year, ECM Sports caught a glimpse of the Mount Miguel boys as they hosted the Castle Park Trojans in a non-conference matchup.  The Matadors, to put it nicely, are struggling at 1-10 overall and 0-7 in league play.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED AT UNLV 2-0

 

Aztecs allow two goals in first 12 minutes

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October 14, 2018 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State allowed two goals in the first 12 minutes and could not recover, falling at UNLV, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Peter Johann Memorial Stadium. The contest was SDSU’s final regular-season road outing of the year before it finishes with three straight home games.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS 2-1 TO UCLA IN EXTRA TIME DESPITE TOUGH EFFORT

 

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October 13, 2018 (San Diego) - The last time we saw Aztecs men’s soccer, they took a tough 2-1 loss from Washington last Sunday.  Tonight they’re back in action looking for a better result against 7-4 UCLA.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S WINNING STREAK SNAPPED IN FOUR-SETTER AGAINST UNLV

 

Hannah Turnlund led the team with 16 kills and a .364 hitting percentage

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October 13, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team saw its five-match winning streak come to a close on Saturday night, falling in four-sets against UNLV (17-25, 21-25, 25-17, 28-30). The Aztecs fall to 6-15 (4-4 Mountain West), while the Rebels improve to 14-6 (5-3 MW).

ECM FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: JAMACHA TROPHY STAYS WITH COUGARS IN RAIN-DELAYED GAME

 

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October 13, 2018 (El Cajon) - It happens every year; the Cougars make their way up the hill from Campo Road to Hillsdale Road for a battle to claim the street that unites them both.  Week eight of ECM Friday Night Lights brings you the midseason East County classic, the Battle for the Jamacha Trophy.  It’s been a year since Thomas Fishburne led the Cougars to victory on Norse turf to keep Steele Canyon the owners of Jamacha Road.  He’s at Southwestern College now.  Can the Cougars still defend their stretch of pavement without him?

AZTEC ROWING CLAIMS WINS IN ALL THREE EVENTS AT ROW FOR THE CURE

 

SDSU crews finish first in open eight, novice eight and open four on Mission Bay

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October 13, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team dominated with wins in its three events on Saturday at the 18th annual Row for the Cure, hosted by UC San Diego. The Aztecs topped their opponents in the open eight, novice eight and open four out on Mission Bay.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY TAKES NINTH PLACE AT THE HIGHLANDER INVITE

 

 

Marissa D'Atri paces Aztecs

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October 13, 2018 (Riverside) - The San Diego State cross country team finished in ninth place out of 22 teams at the Highlander Invitational 5k Saturday morning. The Aztecs had a season-high 13 runners compete and were paced by Marissa D’Atri, who finished in 36th place with a time of 18:07.0.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER EARNS 2-1 ROAD VICTORY AT NEVADA

 

Aztecs score twice in first half off Mia Root assists

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October 12, 2018 (Reno) - San Diego State sophomore Mia Root sparked the Aztecs offensively, setting up a pair of goals in a 2-1 road victory at Nevada Friday night inside Mackay Stadium. The much-needed win moved SDSU to 5-8-2 overall and 3-2-2 in the Mountain West.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL EXTENDS WIN STREAK IN FOUR-SET VICTORY OVER NEW MEXICO

 

Deja Harris logged her second double double of the season with 12 kills and 11 blocks

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October 11, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team (6-14, 4-3 Mountain West) extended its winning streak to five with a four-set win over first-place standing New Mexico (11-8, 5-2 MW) at Peterson Gym on Thursday night.

SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/9: NARROW ESCAPE

 

 

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October 9, 2018 (San Diego) - After narrowly defeating Boise State 19-13 on Saturday, the Aztecs continue Mountain West play with a Friday night matchup against Air Force this week.  Coach Rocky Long, junior offensive lineman Daishawn Dixon and junior linebacker Kyahva Tenzino sat down with the media today.

SDSU MEN’S GOLF FINISHES EIGHTH AT ALISTER MACKENZIE INVITATIONAL

 

 

Aztecs’ Aaron Whalen, Youssef Guezzale tie for 14th individually

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October 9, 2018 (Fairfax, Calif.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finished in eighth place at the Alister Mackenzie Invitational on Tuesday after shooting a combined 2-under-par 282 during the final round at the par-71, 6,734-yard Meadow Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN EIGHTH AT ALISTER MACKENZIE INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec freshman Youssef Guezzale tied for eighth after 36 holes

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October 8, 2018 (Fairfax, Calif.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team sits in eighth place at the Alister Mackenzie Invitational after carding a 9-under-par 559 (287-272) on Monday during the first two rounds at the exclusive Meadow Club. 

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS WRAPS UP ACTION AT AZTEC INVITATIONAL

 

Two Aztecs win consolation singles matches on Sunday

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October 7, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's tennis team closed out the Aztec Fall Invitational on Sunday with just two players competing, as juniors David Hough (Traralgon, Australia) and Rafael Gonzalez Almazan (Madrid, Spain) posted victories in consolation singles action.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: AZTECS FALL TO BRONCOS DESPITE 13 SOG

 

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October 7, 2018 (San Diego) - The politically correct can’t complain today; ECM Sports is bringing you both men’s and women’s soccer from SDSU.  Yesterday, Aztec football narrowly defeated the Broncos 19-13.  The lady Aztecs would try to hand the orange and blue a double weekend whammy in two different sports.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: AZTECS TIE GAME, BUT FAIL TO GET SECOND EQUALIZER AGAINST HUSKIES

 

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October 7, 2018 (San Diego) - SDSU men’s soccer continued their home stand today after beating Oregon State 1-0 on Thursday night.  The Aztecs got up bright and early today to face the Huskies of Washington, who come to California with a 5-5 record.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS CONTINUES PLAY AT AZTEC FALL INVITATIONAL

 

Two Aztec doubles teams split two matches each

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October 6, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's tennis team continued play at the Aztec Fall Invitational on Saturday, with two doubles tandems splitting a pair of matches apiece at Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL EXTENDS WIN STREAK IN FIVE-SETTER AGAINT UTAH STATE

 

Aztecs use hot start to extend win streak to four

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October 6, 2018 (Logan, Utah) - Behind a red-hot start by the San Diego State volleyball team, the Aztecs extended its winning streak to four after a five-set win over Mountain West foe Utah State on Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs improve to 5-14 (3-3 Mountain West) while Utah State falls to 3-14 (1-5 MW).

SDSU SWIMMING & DIVING FINISHES SECOND AT CHICK-FIL-A INVITATIONAL

 

McKenna Meyer and Kristina Murphy bring home first-place times

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October 6, 2018 (Fresno) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team continued a successful performance at the Chick-fil-A Invitational hosted by Fresno State on Saturday morning, finishing the two-day meet in second place with 963 points, 476 points ahead of third-place finisher Fresno State. Last year’s national runner-up, California, took first place in the meet, claiming 1250 points over the two-day event.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER TIES UTAH STATE 2-2

 

Aztecs relinquish pair of leads and settle for tie

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October 6, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State twice had one-goal leads only to see them evaporate as it tied Utah State, 2-2, after 110 minutes Friday night at SDSU Sports Deck. The Aztecs move to 4-7-2 overall and 2-1-2 in the Mountain West, while the Aggies escape America’s Finest City at 2-9-1 (1-3-1 MW).

SDSU SWIMMING AND DIVING STANDS SECOND AT CHICK-FIL-A INVITATIONAL

 

Delaney Gallagher wins both 1-meter and 3-meter diving events

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October 6, 2018 (Fresno) - San Diego State swimming and diving posted a productive first day at the Chick-fil-A Invitational on Friday, posting 658 points to own a 375-point lead over third-place Fresno State while trailing 2017-18 national runner-up California by 126 points for first place.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPLETES DAY ONE AT AZTEC FALL INVITATIONAL

 

Four Aztecs split two matches apiece on Friday

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October 5, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's tennis team made its home debut at the 2018 Aztec Fall Invitational on Friday with four of the squad’s eight players hitting the courts at Aztec Tennis Center.

ECM FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: EAGLES REMAIN PERFECT AFTER BATTLE WITH GROSSMONT

 

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October 5, 2018 (El Cajon) - After a much-needed week off, ECM Friday Night Lights is back for week seven of high school football.  This week, we come to you from Grossmont High School, where the Foothillers sport a record that’s a little out of character--2-4--but have gotten a good head start in Grossmont League play, winning 51-7 over Valhalla last week.  Tonight they host the Eagles of Granite Hills, who walk onto Lt. Thomas M. Adams Field undefeated with a 6-0 record amd look to stay that way.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL EARNS FIVE-SET WIN AT BOISE STATE

 

Deja Harris recorded a team-high 14 kills and .458 hitting percentage

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October 4, 2018 (Boise) - San Diego State volleyball (4-14, 2-3 Mountain West) earned its first road win of the season and extended its winning streak to three on Thursday night, earning a hard-fought five-set (18-25, 26-24, 25-23, 15-25, 15-11) win at Boise State (10-6, 2-3 MW) at Bronco Court.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT OREGON STATE 1-0

 

Damian German scored the game-winning goal in the 60th minute

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October 4, 2018 (San Diego) - The Aztec men’s soccer team (5-4-1, 1-2-0) shutout Oregon State 1-0 Thursday evening to earn their first Pac-12 win of the season. Damian German scored the game-winner in the 60th minute, finishing a beautiful lofted pass from Pablo Pelaez.

SDSU SWIMMING & DIVING SHINES AT PEPPERDINE

 

Aztecs defeat Waves 71-53

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October 4, 2018 (Malibu) - The San Diego State swimming and diving continued its successful start to the 2018-19 season on Thursday afternoon, defeating Pepperdine, 71-53, at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.

SDSU BASEBALL ANNOUNCES 2019 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs face two 2018 College World Series participants

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October 4, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State baseball, winners of five of the last six Mountain West Championships, has released its 2019 schedule, it was announced Thursday morning. The Aztecs open their season on Feb. 15, 2019, with the opener of a three-game series against San Francisco. In addition to a 30-game conference schedule, notably, SDSU will host 2018 College World Series participant Texas Tech for a two-game series on March 5-6 and travel to defending national champion Oregon State on April 2-3.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS SAN DIEGO

 

Aztecs sweep Toreros for the first time since 1999

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October 2, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team posted a .410 hitting percentage – the team’s best since Sept. 1, 2012 – to sweep crosstown foe San Diego, 25-15, 25-19, 25-23, at Peterson Gym on Tuesday night. The Aztecs snapped a five-match losing streak to Toreros, earning their first win against USD since 2012, while sweeping the Toreros for the first time since 1999. The Toreros entered tonight’s match receiving votes in the AVCA national rankings.

SDSU FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 10/2: BACK AFTER THE BYE

 

 

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October 3, 2018 (San Diego) - With the bye week over, SDSU football is back in action and set to take on Boise State on Saturday.  Coach Rocky Long, junior tight end Parker Houston and senior defensive end Parker Houston sat down with the media today.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF'S SARA KJELLKER TIES FOR 15TH AT WINDY CITY COLLEGIATE CLASSIC

 

Aztec sophomore logs fifth career top-15 finish

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October 2, 2018 (Wilmette, Ill.) - San Diego State sophomore Sara Kjellker tied for 15th place on Tuesday to lead the Aztec women’s golf team after the final round of the Windy City Collegiate Classic at Westmoreland County Club in suburban Chicago.

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