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TRACK & FIELD: NYJARI MCNEIL BREAKS SDSU RECORD IN THE 600M

 

 

McNeil broke the record she set last month

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February 8, 2019 (Albuquerque) - Freshman Nyjari McNeil beat the school record she set last month in the 600 meter run Friday evening to highlight day one of the Don Kirby Invitational for the Aztecs.

McNeil took first place in the 600 meter run and beat her previous record by 0.29 seconds. Sakura Roberson earned a fourth place finish with a time of 1:33.77 and Sara Absten had her best time in three times, finishing in 1:40.34, over five seconds better than her performance last week.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS SHORT VS. NO. 23 ALABAMA 5-2

 

 

Aztecs slip to 2-2 on the year

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February 8, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State played well in spots against No. 23 Alabama at home on Friday but could not keep pace in the end, dropping a 5-2 decision in a non-conference dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

AZTEC SOFTBALL SWEEPS ON OPENING DAY

 

 

SDSU rallies to beat Syracuse 9-8, run-rules Charlotte 9-1

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February 8, 2019 (Phoenix) - After scoring six times in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Syracuse, 9-8, in the opener, the San Diego State softball team made it a sweep in the nightcap with a 9-1, run-rule win over Charlotte Friday afternoon at Grand Canyon University’s Kickoff Tournament in Phoenix.

SDSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: AZTECS HOLD OFF FIRST PLACE NEW MEXICO 61-59

 

 

Freshman Sophia Ramos had a team-high 21 points

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February 7, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (8-12, 3-6) defeated first place New Mexico (18-3, 8-2) 61-59 in front of 4,272 fans Wednesday afternoon. SDSU had their best defensive performance of the year and held the high-powered Lobo offense to 32 percent shooting from the field and 11 percent from three.

SDSU FOOTBALL HEAD COACH ROCKY LONG ANNOUNCES 2019 SIGNING CLASS, INCLUDING HELIX HIGH’S MICHAEL SHAWCROFT

 

 

Shawcroft one of eight players added to finish Aztecs’ 22-member class

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February 7, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State head football coach Rocky Long announced the signing Wednesday of eight additional players to National Letters of Intent or Offers of Aid. Including the 14 that signed in the early signing period in December a total of 22 athletes will join the Aztecs for the 2019 season. 

SDSU’s signing class now includes 11 on defense, nine on offense and two athletes. The 22-member class also features 14 from the state of California, three from Texas, two from Arizona, one apiece from Georgia, Hawaii and Washington. Additionally, 18 are high schools and four are college transfers. 

The eight new additions to the class today include two on offense - quarterback Jordon Brookshire (Santa Rosa, Calif./Cardinal Newman HS/Laney CC) and offensive lineman Jacob Jimenez (Pflugerville, Texas/Pflugerville HS/Brigham Young) - five on defense - defensive linemen Jeffrey Blake (Norcross, Ga./Greater Atlanta Christian HS), Liloa Kapiko (Honolulu, Hawaii/St. Louis HS) and Jonah Tavai (Manhattan Beach, Calif./Mira Costa HS/El Camino College), and defensive backs Patrick McMorris (Santa Ana, Calif./Santa Ana HS) and Eric Wilson (Oceanside, Calif./El Camino HS/Riverside City College), and one athlete in Noah Tumblin (San Diego/Mira Mesa HS).

A full list of the signees is below.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL LOSES EDGE IN SECOND HALF; FALLS TO UNM 83-70

 
 
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February 5, 2019 (Albuquerque) - San Diego State men’s basketball had a rare national TV appearance tonight for their battle against the Lobos, the only team that has knocked off Top 10-ranked Nevada.

SAN DIEGO STATE FOOTBALL RELEASES 2019 SCHEDULE

 

 

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February 4, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State football released its 2019 schedule on Monday. Game times and television arrangements, including moves to non-Saturdays will be announced at a later date.

The Aztecs open their 2019 slate at home on Aug. 31 against Weber State. It will be SDSU’s first meeting with the Wildcats since 1967 and third overall. WSU finished 10-3 last year, falling to No. 7 Maine in a FCS quarterfinal game.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER SHATTERS SDSU POLE VAULT RECORD

 

 

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February 2, 2019 (Albuquerque) - Senior Bonnie Draxler shattered her own school record in the pole vault after clearing 14-10.00 (4.52m) at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic Saturday afternoon. Entering today, that would be the top height in the nation and beat her previous school record by over six inches.

SDSU SWIMMING FINISHES PERFECT DUAL MEET SEASON; DIVERS WIN NORTHERN ARIZONA INVITATIONAL TITLE

 

 

Aztecs post fourth dual meet season in last six years

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February 2, 2019 (Los Angeles/Flagstaff, Ariz.) - The San Diego State swimmers capped an undefeated run through dual meet action on Saturday, defeating Loyola Marymount 124-103 at the Burns Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon. Heading into the Mountain West Championships beginning on Feb. 20, the Aztecs are a perfect 13-0 and have finished their fourth undefeated dual-meet season in the last six years.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: WATSON, MCDANIELS LEAD AZTECS TO ROAD WIN

 

 

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February 2, 2019 (San Jose) - Devin Watson and Jalen McDaniels combined to score 49 points and San Diego State picked up its third straight victory, knocking off San Jose State 67-56 on Saturday night.

San Diego State swept the season series with the Spartans last year and now have won 10 of the last 11 meetings between the programs.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS SQUEAKS BY SJSU 69-68

 

 

Tea Adams hits the game winner with two seconds left

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February 2, 2019 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (7-12, 2-6) withstood a rally from San José State (2-18, 1-8) to win 69-68 Saturday afternoon inside Viejas Arena.

SDSU led by 17 points in the first quarter, but saw the Spartans take their first lead of the game with 16 seconds left after Analyss Benally banked in a three-pointer. On the other end, Téa Adams knifed through the lane and scooped up the game-winner off the glass with two seconds left to secure the nail-biting victory for the Aztecs.

SDSU LACROSSE POWERS PAST CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS IN EXHIBITION 20-6

 

 

Kirstie Greenlaw scores four goals, Lexi Tan adds three in Aztec rout

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February 2, 2019 (San Diego) - Kirstie Greenlaw scored four goals and Lexi Tan struck for three more to power San Diego State past Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 20-6 in an exhibition game Saturday at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: NYJARI MCNEIL SETS FRESHMAN RECORD IN THE 400

 

 

McNeil ran the third fastest 400 in school history

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February 1, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The San Diego State track and field team wrapped up day one of the University of New Mexico Collegiate Classic Friday evening, their second indoor meet of the season. The night was highlighted by freshman Nyjari McNeil winning the 400 meter run with a new SDSU freshman record.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DEFEATS UCSD 6-1

 

 

Aztecs net first doubles point of season; take five of six singles matches

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February 1, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team won its second straight dual match Friday night with a satisfying 6-1 victory over visiting UC San Diego at Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU captured its first doubles point of the year before winning five of six singles encounter to improve to 2-1 on the young season while spoiling the Tritons’ (0-1) spring opener.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS CLOSE DUAL TO LONG BEACH STATE

 

 

Aztecs are narrowly defeated by the Beach 4-3

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February 1, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis put up a tough fight against Long Beach State on Friday, but could not overcome the Beach in the end and dropped their first dual of the season 4-3. Despite claiming the doubles point early in the afternoon, singles proved to be more challenging for the Aztecs.

AZTECS WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT AIR FORCE

 

 

Mallory Adams finishes with 15 points and 21 rebounds

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January 30, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (6-12, 1-6) fell at Air Force (8-12, 4-5) 75-66 Wednesday evening. Mallory Adams led the Aztecs with 15 points and 12 rebounds, her sixth double-double of the year.

BOYS BASKETBALL: EAGLES LEAVE BRAVES IN DUST IN CROSSTOWN MATCHUP

 

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January 29, 2019 (El Cajon) - We’re back at the home of the Braves this week, but this time for a boys’ game.  The Braves are struggling a little bit at 9-12 overall (2-4 in league) coming into tonight’s game against the school a couple of blocks away from them, Granite Hills.  The Eagles aren’t doing so great either; they sported a .500 record in league play coming into tonight (3-3) but overall, were at 8-13.

SDSU BASEBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/29: A NEW SEASON BEGINS

 

 

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January 29, 2019 (San Diego) - At today’s press conference, San Diego State men’s basketball was joined by baseball head coach Mark Martinez and junior pitcher Logan Boyer.  Aztecs baseball started practice last Friday in anticipation for their season opener on February 15.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL ANNOUNCES SUMMER CAMP DATES

 

 

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January 28, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team has released the dates of its 2019 summer camps set to take place at Peterson Gym on the SDSU campus. Camp registration starts at $99 and camp dates run between July 11 - July 21.

FROM THE FIRE CHIEF’S CORNER: SUPER BOWL SAFETY TIPS

 

 

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna

January 28, 2019 (San Diego) -- On Feb. 3, the Los Angeles Rams will face the New England Patriots in the 2019 Super Bowl LIII. Millions of Americans will get together to root against the Patriots — ahem, I mean, to watch the game! 

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS DOMINATES UC RIVERSIDE

 

 

SDSU gets to 3-0 with solid 7-0 victory over the Highlanders

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January 27, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis kept a blemish-free record following Sunday’s dual against UC Riverside with its 7-0 victory over the Highlanders. The win marks the first time the Aztecs have collected three straight 7-0 wins dating back to before the 1994 season.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS SHUTS OUT UCSD

 

 

Aztecs top Tritions to go 2-0

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January 26, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis remained perfect in its second dual of the season with a 7-0 victory over UC San Diego on Saturday, Jan. 26. This is second straight dual the Aztecs have blanked their opponent this season after downing Sacramento State last weekend.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS AT UNLV

 

 

Mallory Adams had 19 points and 10 rebounds

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January 26, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State women’s basketball team suffered a 71-57 loss at UNLV Saturday afternoon. The Aztecs fell behind by double-digits in the first quarter and never recovered after struggling with turnovers and cold outside-shooting.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS RALLIES PAST UC IRVINE 4-3

 

 

Aztecs improve to 1-1 on the season

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January 26, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team notched the first win of its 2019 dual-match schedule with a 4-3 triumph over UC Irvine Saturday in a non-conference clash at Aztec Tennis Center.

RACE WALK COMPETITIONS IN SANTEE DRAW COMPETITORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

 

 

By Mike Allen

 

Photo:  Race-walk winners Claire Tallent, Australia, and David Velasquez, Ecuador

 

January 26, 2019 (Santee) – The U.S.A. Track and Field 50 kilometer (31 mile) Race Walk Championship was held today in Santee, which has hosted the national championships eight times in the past 11 years. This year’s race determined the make-up of the U.S. team that will compete at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru in July. The race was also a qualifier for the IAFF World Track & Field Championships in Quatar in September.

 

Held concurrent with the national championship was the Waterbridge Capital International 50K Challenge,  on the same Santee course that started and finished at Santee Trolley Square. Winners were David Velasquez, 24 of Ecuador and Claire Tallent, 37 of Australia.  The international competition included race walkers from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Mexico. Among the top US walkers was Nick Christie from El Cajon. 

AZTECS WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO FRESNO STATE 87-81

 

 

Najé Murray led the team with 22 points

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January 24, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State Aztecs women’s basketball team fell to Fresno State 87-81 Wednesday evening inside Viejas Arena. SDSU trailed by 10 points early in the fourth quarter and rallied to tie the game with three minutes left, but the Bulldogs quickly responded with a 6-0 run and improved to 5-1 in league play.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER TO HOLD SPRING ID CAMP

 

 

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January 22, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's soccer program is set to conduct an ID camp Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3, on the SDSU campus.

The ID camp, which will be led by head coach Mike Friesen and assistant coach Chassion Griggs, is designed for players to get maximum exposure in front of the Aztec coaching staff and allows attendees an opportunity to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental and advanced skills of soccer, an introduction to the tactical elements of the game, as well as exposing campers to the mental aspect of soccer.

SDSU DIVERS COMPLETE UCLA DIVING INVITATIONAL

 

 

Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez leads SDSU for third consecutive day

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January 20, 2019 (Los Angeles) - The San Diego State divers finished action at the UCLA Diving Invitational on Sunday, competing in 1-meter competition. Ximena Lechuga Gonzalez led the Aztecs for the third consecutive day, finishing the day with a ninth-place finish with a final score of a 532.10.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO UCSB IN SPRING OPENER 5-2

 

 

Aztecs net two victories in singles

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January 20, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team opened its 2019 spring schedule on a sour note Sunday, dropping a 5-2 decision to visiting UC Santa Barbara in a non-conference dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS BLANKS SACRAMENTO STATE

 

 

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January 20, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis kicked off its season Sunday afternoon with a dominant win over Sacramento State, 7-0, at the Aztec Tennis Center. The Aztecs did not drop a single match on the afternoon, winning all three doubles matches and finishing off singles with ease.

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