San Diego State softball

SDSU SOFTBALL ADDS THREE TRANSFER PITCHERS, INCLUDING ONE FROM EAST COUNTY

 

Two of the transfers come from 2018 NCAA tournament teams

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July 12, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team has added three collegiate transfer pitchers to the program, head coach Kathy Van Wyk announced today. Two of the three - MJ James (Patrick Henry HS/Ohio State) and Hannah Johnson (La Habra HS/Cal State Fullerton) - were on teams that made the 2018 NCAA tournament, while Alicia Garcia (Mira Mesa HS) starred at nearby Palomar College.

ZARIA MESHACK'S WALK-OFF SINGLE LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL PAST UTAH STATE 4-3 ON SENIOR DAY

 

Aztecs score two in the seventh to finish sweep of the Aggies

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May 12, 2018 (San Diego) - Senior Zaria Meshack hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give San Diego State the series sweep over Utah State Saturday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs finished their season with a 20-31 overall record, including an 11-13 mark in Mountain West play.

AZTECS SOFTBALL CLINCHES SERIES WITH 6-1 WIN VS. UTAH STATE

 

Shelby Thompson (left) homers, drives in three in SDSU win

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May 11, 2018 (San Diego) - Shelby Thompson homered and drove in three runs, and Julie McDonald pitched a four-hit complete game in a 6-1 San Diego State victory over Utah State Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (19-31, 10-13 MW) clinched the series with the win.

SDSU SOFTBALL: MORENO PITCHES COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT AS AZTECS BLANK AGGIES 2-0

 

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May 10, 2018 (San Diego) - SDSU softball is struggling along into their last home series of the season against Utah State.  Freshman Delaney Hull started for the Aggies against sophomore Marissa Moreno for the Aztecs.

SDSU SOFTBALL FALLS AT NEW MEXICO 4-1 IN SERIES FINALE

 

Aztecs outhit Lobos in loss  

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Photo:  Kelsey Munoz was 3-for-3 in the Aztecs' 4-1 loss at New Mexico.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 6, 2018 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State outhit New Mexico, 8-4, but left 11 runners on base for a third straight game in a 4-1 loss at Lobo Softball Field Sunday afternoon in Albuquerque, N.M. The Aztecs dropped to 17-31 overall and 8-13 in MW play, while the Lobos improved to 14-36 and 7-14 with the series win.

AZTEC SOFTBALL DOWNS NEW MEXICO 7-3

 

SDSU evens series with UNM behind a season-high 15 hits  

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson homered and reached base safely four times in SDSU's 7-3 win at New Mexico.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 5, 2018 (Alberquerque) - Backed by a season-high 15 hits and a complete game from starting pitcher Julie McDonald, San Diego State evened its series with New Mexico in a 7-3 victory Saturday afternoon at Lobo Softball Field in Albuquerque, N.M.

SDSU SOFTBALL FALLS LATE AT NEW MEXICO 5-2

 

Lobos score four in sixth to overtake Aztecs 

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Photo:  West Hills High alum Katie Byrd had three hits in SDSU's 5-2 loss at New Mexico.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 4, 2018 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State allowed four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and left the bases loaded in the top of the seventh in a 5-2 loss to New Mexico Friday night at Lobo Softball Field in Albuquerque, N.M. The Aztecs dropped to 16-30 and 7-12 in Mountain West play with the loss, while the Lobos improved to 13-35 and 6-13.

SHELBY THOMPSON'S WALK-OFF HOMER LIFTS AZTEC SOFTBALL PAST COLORADO STATE 3-2

 

SDSU wins in extra innings to claim series  

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson's walk-off homer in the 10th inning lifted SDSU past Colorado State, 3-2.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 29, 2018 (San Diego) - Shelby Thompson led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a home run to lift San Diego State to a 3-2 win over Colorado State Sunday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. The win gave the Aztecs (16-29, 7-11 MW) the series over the Rams (25-16, 9-9 MW).

SDSU SOFTBALL POWERS PAST COLORADO STATE 6-2

 

Aztecs even series with Rams

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant hit a grand slam in SDSU's 6-2 win over Colorado State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 28, 2018 (San Diego) - Molly Sturdivant capped a five-run first inning with a grand slam and the San Diego State pitching staff allowed just two hits in a 6-2 victory over Colorado State Saturday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (15-29, 6-11 MW) and the Rams (25-15, 9-8 MW) each have one win in the series ahead of Sunday’s rubber game.

AZTECS SOFTBALL STOPPED BY COLORADO STATE 3-0

 

SDSU leaves nine on base in 3-0 setback

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant had two of SDSU's five hits in a 3-0 loss to Colorado State on Friday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 28, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State was unable to come up with the key hits in a 3-0 loss to Colorado State in the series opener Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium.

The Rams (25-14, 9-7 MW) scored all three of their runs in the top of the first inning before being held in check the rest of the game by Aztec (14-29, 5-11 MW) pitcher Marissa Moreno.

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED BY FRESNO STATE 4-2 IN SERIES FINALE

 

Aztecs lose series with the Bulldogs

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Photo:  West Hills alum Katie Byrd had two hits in SDSU's 4-2 loss at Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2018 (Fresno) - The San Diego State softball team dropped the series finale at Fresno State by a 4-2 score Sunday afternoon at Margie Wright Diamond in Fresno, Calif. The Aztecs are now 14-28 on the season (5-10 in Mountain West play), while the Bulldogs are 29-16 overall and remain in first play in the league standings at 12-3.

AZTECS SOFTBALL FALLS AT FRESNO STATE 5-1

 

 

SDSU unable to overcome early deficit in middle game of the series

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Photo: Kiera Wright had three hits to lead the Aztecs in a 5-1 loss at Fresno State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 21, 2018 (Fresno) - The San Diego State softball team was unable to overcome an early deficit in a 5-1 loss to Fresno State Saturday afternoon at Margie Wright Diamond in Fresno, Calif. The Aztecs (14-27, 5-9 MW) and Bulldogs (28-16, 11-3 MW) have now each won one game in the weekend series.

SDSU SOFTBALL RUN-RULES LEAGUE-LEADING FRESNO STATE 10-0 IN FIVE INNINGS

 

 

Aztecs hand Bulldogs their first run-rule loss in Mountain West history

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April 20, 2018 (Fresno) - The San Diego State softball team run-ruled league-leading Fresno State, 10-0, in five innings to take the series opener Friday night at Margie Wright Diamond in Fresno, Calif. It is the first time in Mountain West history that the Bulldogs (27-16, 10-3 MW) were run-ruled in a league game.

SDSU SOFTBALL DROPS RUBBER MATCH TO NEVADA 6-3

 

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April 15, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball is even in their series with Nevada this weekend. Today was the rubber match in which they’d try to take the series.  Junior Amanda Geil started for the Wolf Pack against Aztec sophomore Marissa Moreno.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS NEVADA 4-1 TO EVEN SERIES

 

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Formby ties school record with 12th save of her career

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Photo:  Marissa Moreno picked up the win in the circle for the Aztecs.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 14, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored the first four runs of the game and never looked back in a 4-1 win over Nevada Saturday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The win evened the series between the Aztecs (13-25, 4-7 MW) and the Wolf Pack (18-18, 7-6 MW).

NEVADA OUTLASTS AZTEC SOFTBALL 10-8 IN EIGHT INNINGS

SDSU falls in slugfest by two runs

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Photo: Shelby Thompson homered, doubled and drove in four runs in the 10-8 loss to Nevada.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 13, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State was unable to contain Nevada’s bats in a 10-8 loss in eight innings in the series opener Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs dropped to 12-25 overall and 3-7 in Mountain West play, while the Wolf Pack improved to 18-17 and 7-5.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S ALEX FORMBY NAMED MW PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

Formby earns second MW weekly award this year and fourth of career

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April 10, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Alex Formby has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second weekly award by Formby this year and the fourth of her career.

SDSU SOFTBALL FALLS AT UNLV 3-2 IN SERIES FINALE

 

Aztecs outhit Rebels 11-7 in the loss

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Photo:  Kelsey Munoz had four hits in SDSU's 3-2 loss at UNLV.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2018 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State softball team fell to UNLV, 3-2, in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Eller Media Stadium in Las Vegas. The Aztecs (12-24, 3-6 MW) had won the first two games in the series with the Rebels (22-15, 4-8 MW).

SAN DIEGO STATE SOFTBALL CLAIMS SERIES WITH 4-1 WIN OVER UNLV

 

Aztecs down Rebels to win first MW series of season

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Photo:  West Hills grad Katie Byrd (No. 11) and Taylor Adams (No. 99) combined for five hits and two RBIs in SDSU's 4-1 win at UNLV.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 7, 2018 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State softball team beat UNLV 4-1 to claim the weekend series Saturday at Eller Medium Stadium in Las Vegas. The Aztecs are now 12-23 on the season and 3-5 in Mountain West play, while the Rebels dropped to 21-15 and 3-8.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS UNLV 5-2 IN NINE INNINGS

 

 

Aztecs score three in ninth with two outs for series-opening win

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April 6, 2018 (Las Vegas) - The San Diego State softball team scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning with two outs to down UNLV 5-2 in the series opener Friday night at Eller Media Stadium in Las Vegas.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS TO BOISE STATE IN SERIES FINALE

 

SDSU unable to overcome early deficit in 11-1, five-inning loss to Broncos

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March 31, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State quickly fell behind and was unable to rally in an 11-1, five-inning loss to Boise State in the series finale Saturday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs dropped to 10-23 overall and 1-5 in Mountain West play with the series loss, while the Broncos improved to 23-11 and 6-3.

ERRORS DOOM SDSU SOFTBALL IN 3-1 EXTRA-INNING LOSS TO BOISE STATE

 

BSU scores three unearned runs over the final two innings to even the series

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Photo:  Julie McDonald tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings for SDSU.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 30, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team committed crucial errors in the top of the seventh and eighth innings, which allowed Boise State to escape with a 3-1 win Friday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (10-22, 1-4 MW) and the Broncos (22-11, 5-3 MW) have each won a 3-1 decision heading into the rubber game at noon PT Saturday.

AZTEC SOFTBALL DOWNS BOISE STATE 3-1 IN SERIES OPENER

 

SDSU scores twice in bottom of sixth for first Mountain West victory 

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson drove in the winning run and scored the other two in San Diego State's 3-1 win over Boise State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 29, 2018 (San Diego) - Shelby Thompson singled in Janina Jusay (San Diego/Rancho Bernardo HS) to break a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning and later scored on a bases loaded walk by Molly Sturdivant to give San Diego State a 3-1 victory over Boise State in the series opener Thursday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Aztecs (10-21, 1-3 MW).

SDSU SOFTBALL'S RALLY COMES UP SHORT IN 4-2 LOSS TO SAN DIEGO

 

Aztecs drop to 54-5 all-time against the Toreros

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd had two of SDSU's seven hits in a 4-2 loss to San Diego.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 27, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s late rally came up short in a 4-2 loss to San Diego Tuesday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (9-21) dropped to 54-5 all-time against the Toreros (20-15) with the setback.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS IN SERIES FINALE AT SAN JOSE STATE

 

SDSU is swept in its opening Mountain West series

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March 18, 2018 (Los Altos, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team ended its Mountain West opening series with a 9-1, five-inning loss at San José State Sunday afternoon at Foothill College in Los Altos, Calif. The Aztecs are now 9-20 and 0-3 in MW play.

AZTEC SOFTBALL DROPS 6-1 DECISION AT SAN JOSE STATE

 

SDSU drops to 0-2 in series with the Spartans

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Photo:  Taylor Adams had her first career homer in SDSU's 6-1 loss today.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 17, 2018 (Los Altos, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team fell to San José State 6-1 Saturday afternoon at Foothills College in Los Altos, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 9-19 overall and 0-2 in Mountain West play, while the Spartans improved to 18-9 and 2-0.

SDSU SOFTBALL FALLS AT SAN JOSE STATE 5-2 IN MW OPENER

 

Aztecs victim of four unearned runs in San Jose

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Photo:  Taylor Stewart had a two-run homer in SDSU's 5-2 loss at San José State on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 16, 2018 (San Jose) - Taylor Stewart hit a two-run homer in the top of the seventh inning, but it was too little, too late in a 5-2 loss by the San Diego State softball team at San José State Friday afternoon in San Jose, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 9-18 on the season in the Mountain West opener for the top-two teams in the league last year, while the Spartans improved to 17-9.

AZTEC SOFTBALL RUN-RULES FAIRFIELD 9-1 IN FIVE INNINGS

 

SDSU stops seven-game losing streak 

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Photo:  Shelby Thompson had a three-run homer in SDSU's 9-1 run-rule win over Fairfield.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 14, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team’s bats came alive in a 9-1, five-inning victory over Fairfield Wednesday night at USD Softball Complex in San Diego. The Aztecs (9-17), who snapped a seven-game losing streak with the win, set season highs in runs (9), hits (11), RBIs (9) and doubles (3).

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED AT CAL STATE FULLERTON 4-3 IN EIGHT INNINGS

 

Aztecs lose fourth extra-inning game of the season 

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Photo:  Megan Smith had two hits and a walk in SDSU's extra-inning loss at Cal State Fullerton.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2018 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State softball team lost a 4-3 extra-inning game at Cal State Fullerton on the final day of the Louisville Slugger Invitational Sunday in Fullerton, Calif. It was the seventh straight loss for the Aztecs (8-17).

AZTEC SOFTBALL DROPS TWO GAMES IN RAINY LOUISVILLE SLUGGER INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU loses to Michigan State and No. 21 Long Beach State

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd courtesy goaztecs.com

March 10, 2018 (Long Beach) - The San Diego State softball team dropped a pair of games at the Louisville Slugger Invitational Saturday afternoon in Long Beach, Calif. The Aztecs (8-16) lost their opener to Michigan State 6-5 before falling to No. 21/rv Long Beach State in a rain-shortened five-inning game.

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