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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ADDS MID-YEAR TRANSFER AND FIVE FRESHMEN TO RECRUITING CLASS, INCLUDING STEELE CANYON SENIOR

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March 25, 2020 (San Diego) - Anna Toohey, who appeared in 38 games over the past two seasons at North Carolina State, transferred to San Diego State this spring and along with five freshmen, including a future Steele Canyon graduate, who have each signed a National Letter of Intent, will begin competing for the Aztecs next fall.

AZTECS MULTI-USE STADIUM PROJECT RECEIVES KEY APPROVAL FROM CSU BOARD OF TRUSTEES

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March 24, 2020 (San Diego) - The California State University Board of Trustees today approved the design and financing plan for San Diego State University’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley. The board’s approval enables SDSU to continue preparation for the 35,000-capacity Aztec Stadium, which will be among the first projects to be constructed as part of the SDSU Mission Valley campus.

SDSU ATHLETICS, ALL MAJOR SPORTS LEAGUES CANCEL SEASONS AND TOURNAMENTS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

UPDATE AS OF 5:09 PM:  ALL SDSU SPRING SPORTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

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March 12, 2020 (San Diego) - After Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for Coronavirus, the National Basketball Association and several other professional sports leagues have suspended their seasons, the NBA's announcement coming on Wednesday night.  The NBA announced it was suspending games while it determined its next steps.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES SIXTH AT DR. DONNIS THOMPSON INVITATIONAL

Kjellker leads Aztecs, tying for 13th at 3-over-par 219

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March 11, 2020 (Honolulu) - The San Diego State women’s golf team slipped to sixth place in the final round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Wednesday afternoon on the par-72, 6,099-yard Kane’ohe Klipper Golf Course in Kane’ohe, O’ahu.

AZTEC DIVERS CLOSE OUT NCAA ZONE E DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Two Aztecs competed in platform diving finals

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March 11, 2020 (Federal Way, Wash.) - San Diego State's diving team concluded competition at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships Wednesday, contesting in the platform dive at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

AZTECS WOMEN'S GOLF IN FIFTH AFTER TWO ROUNDS OF HAWAII'S DR. DONNIS THOMPSON INVITATIONAL

Kjellker tied for eighth after 36 holes

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March 10, 2020 (Honolulu) - The San Diego State women’s golf team is in fifth place after two rounds of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational, which began Tuesday on the par-72, 6,099-yard Kane’ohe Klipper Golf Course in Kane’ohe, O’ahu.

AZTECS MEN'S GOLF TIES FOR SECOND AT LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

SDSU moves up four places on final day to tie with Arizona State

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March 10, 2020 (Chula Vista) - The San Diego State men’s golf team fired a final round 8-under-par 280 to move up four places and finish in a tie for second with No. 3 Arizona State at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic on a rainy Tuesday on the par-72, 7,033-yard San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif.

UCSD SHIFTS MOST SPRING CLASSES ONLINE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, BANS FANS FROM SPORTING EVENTS

By Miriam Raftery

March 10, 2020 (San Diego) – The University of California, San Diego has announced that starting with the spring quarter, all lecture and discussion courses will be conducted online due to concerns over COVID-19, the new coronavirus strain spreading rapidly around the world.  Lab and studio courses for which remote instruction is not possible will continue meet in person.

The campus is also restricting fans from attending most sporting events and urging cancellation or postponement of large events through at least May 10.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN SIXTH AFTER TWO ROUNDS OF THE LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

Anupansuebsai tied for sixth for the Aztecs

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March 9, 2020 (Chula Vista) - The San Diego State men’s golf team is in sixth place at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic after two rounds of play Monday on the par-72, 7,033-yard San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif.

SAN DIEGO STATE SOFTBALL SWEPT AT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER CLASSIC

Aztecs drop to 17-11 on the season

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March 8, 2020 (Long Beach) - San Diego State lost a pair of games on the final day of the Louisville Slugger Classic Sunday afternoon at LBSU Softball Complex. The Aztecs (17-11) rallied late in the opener, but dropped a 5-3 decision to No. 22/22 UCF before falling to host Long Beach State 8-0 in five innings in the nightcap.

SDSU BASEBALL DROPS TOUGH ONE AT OKLAHOMA IN 10 INNINGS

Sooners erase 8-7 Aztec lead with single runs in eighth and 10th

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March 8, 2020 (Norman, Okla.) - Oklahoma scored an unearned run in the bottom of the 10th inning on Sunday to escape with a 9-8 victory over visiting San Diego State in the final game of a weekend series at L. Dale Mitchell Park.

AZTECS LACROSSE BESTS GEORGE MASON IN PROGRAMS' FIRST MATCH-UP 13-8

Three Aztecs collected hat tricks throughout Sunday's matinee

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March 8, 2020 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior goalkeeper Katy Sharretts set the program record for saves in a career as the San Diego State lacrosse team captured a 13-8 victory over the George Mason University Patriots Sunday at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTECS WATER POLO SWEEPS WEEKEND GAMES

Karli Canale's six goals lead SDSU to wins at Santa Clara and Pacific

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March 8, 2020 (San Diego) - Junior driver Karli Canale picked up two hat tricks and assisted on two more goals to lead the No. 16 San Diego State water polo team to a pair of Golden Coast Conference (GCC) wins this weekend.  The Aztecs got road wins, 8-4 on Friday at Santa Clara and 11-9 at Pacific on Saturday, to improve its record to 9-9 overall and 3-0 in GCC competition.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS BESTS LOPES 6-1

SDSU won all six singles matches

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March 7, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis team collected a 6-1 victory over the Grand Canyon University Lopes in a Saturday matinee at Aztec Tennis Center March 7.

GCU would win its only matches of the day in doubles play, led by Weiss and Puehse's 6-3 win on court one over sophomore Alicia Melosch and senior Mia Smith. The Aztecs opened with a 6-1 decision on court two as junior Tamara Arnold and freshman Julia Jordan topped Grand Canyon's Occhipinti and Lo Pumo. The Lopes secured the point with a 6-3 victory over the third-seeded SDSU duo of junior Nnena Nadozie and freshman Cécile Morin.                            

SDSU TRACK & FIELD OPENS OUTDOOR SEASON AT UCSD'S SAN DIEGO COLLEGIATE CHALLENGE

Vanessa Spizewski (long jump) and Jordyn Bryant (discus) earned first place finishes

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March 7, 2020 (La Jolla) - The Aztec track and field team kicked of the 2020 outdoor season at UCSD’s San Diego Collegiate Challenge on Saturday. 19 athletes competed with 12 making their 2020 debut. Vanessa Spizewski and Jordyn Bryant highlighted the day for SDSU by winning the long jump and discus throw.

SDSU ROWING HAS STRONG SHOWING AT UCLA

Aztecs' V8+ finished just 1.4 seconds behind the Bruins

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March 7, 2020 (Marina Del Rey, Calif.) - The Aztec rowing team competed at No. 20 UCLA Saturday morning at the UCLA Marina Aquatic Center in Marina del Rey, Calif. SDSU took second in all four races but posted competitive times against one of the top teams on the West Coast.

SDSU SOFTBALL SHUTS OUT CAL POLY AND BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Aztecs run rule Cal Poly 9-0 before edging BU 1-0

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March 7, 2020 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State picked up a pair of shutout victories at the Louisville Slugger Classic Saturday afternoon at UCLA’s Easton Stadium. The Aztecs (17-9) first run-ruled Cal Poly, 9-0, in five innings before edging 2019 NCAA tournament team Boston Univ., 1-0, in the second game.

HOT SHOOTING LEADS SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PAST BOISE STATE

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March 6, 2020 (Las Vegas) - Malachi Flynn had 22 points, five rebounds and five assists, KJ Feagin added 21 points and six rebounds and No. 5 San Diego State beat Boise State 81-68 on Friday night to advance to the Mountain West Tournament championship game for the third straight year.

AZTEC SOFTBALL EDGES CAL STATE FULLERTON 6-5 IN 11 INNINGS

SDSU beats Titans for second time this season in extra innings

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March 6, 2020 (Long Beach) - Alexa Schultz singled home Summer Hargett in the bottom of the 11th inning to give San Diego State a 6-5 win over Cal State Fullerton at the Louisville Slugger Classic Friday afternoon at LBSU Softball Complex. It is the second time this season that the Aztecs (15-9) have defeated the Titans (13-9) in extra innings.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL RALLIES PAST AIR FORCE 73-60

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March 5, 2020 (Las Vegas) - Jordan Schakel's teammates kept telling him to shoot. San Diego State needed every basket to avoid a major upset.

Schakel scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as the fifth-ranked Aztecs rallied for a 73-60 win over Air Force in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday.

SAN DIEGO STATE SOFTBALL FALLS TO VILLANOVA 11-4

Six run sixth inning dooms Aztecs in 11-4 loss

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March 4, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State allowed six runs in the top of the sixth inning of a one-run game in a 11-4 loss to Villanova Wednesday night at SDSU Softball Stadium.

The Wildcats (12-9), who are receiving votes in both the USA Today/NFCA and ESPN.com/USA Softball polls, were up, 4-3, after five innings before scoring six times off the Aztecs (14-9) on just three hits, but four walks and a crucial error.

SDSU BASEBALL DEFEATS LONG BEACH STATE 7-2

Four Aztecs finish with two hits each

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March 4, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State won its third straight with a 7-2 triumph over No. 17/17 Long Beach State in a non-conference game Tuesday at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Mike Jarvis (two RBI), Casey Schmitt (two runs), Anthony Walters and Brian Leonhardt finished with two hits apiece for the Aztecs, who also utilized four pitchers on the night, giving up just two unearned runs to raise their record to 9-4 overall. 

AZTECS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO UTAH STATE IN OVERTIME SHOOTOUT 81-79

SDSU rallied from a 15 point second-half deficit to force overtime

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March 1, 2020 (Las Vegas) - With the score tied at 79 in overtime, a jumper from Utah State’s Hailey Basset with three seconds left in extra play would decide the fate of San Diego State women’s basketball’s 2019-20 season as the sixth-seeded Aztecs fell to the 11-seed Aggies 81-79 in the first round of the Mountain West Championships inside the Thomas and Mack Center Sunday evening.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS CSUN 7-4 IN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC FINALE

Aztecs use four-run sixth inning to rally past Matadors

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March 1, 2020 (San Diego) - San Diego State used a four-run sixth inning to rally past CSUN, 7-4, in the San Diego Classic finale Sunday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (14-8) finished the tournament with a 3-1 record, only falling to defending national champion and No. 1/1 UCLA, 5-0, when the Bruins scored all five of their runs with two outs in the top of the seventh inning.

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