SDSU soccer

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SUFFERS 1-0 OVERTIME SETBACK AT ARMY WEST POINT

 

Adam Allmaras records two saves in season opener

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August 25, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team fell victim to a 100th minute goal by Army West Point forward Rex Epps in its season opener on Friday night.

“We faced a very good and motivated team on their home opener,” said head coach Lev Kirshner. “They were difficult to breakdown and willed the game-winner as our boys battled hard to clear the ball multiple times.”


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PELAEZ NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER'S PRESEASON BEST XI

 

San Diego native named to TDS Preseason Best XI Second Team

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August 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Pablo Pelaez of the San Diego State men’s soccer team was named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Preseason Best XI Second Team on Monday. The honor comes just under two weeks after being named to the 2017 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List, known as the most prestigious individual award in college soccer. 


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WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS UC DAVIS; FRIESEN SETS WIN RECORD

 

SDSU earns 1-0 win over UC Davis

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August 20, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State earned its first victory of the season, defeating UC Davis 1-0 at a sun-splashed SDSU Sports Deck Sunday afternoon. The decision evened the Aztecs’ record at 1-1 and supplied head coach Mike Friesen with his program-record 123rd career win.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CAL POLY POMONA 1-0 IN SEASON OPENER

 

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August 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The SDSU men’s soccer team took the pitch on SDSU Sports Deck for the first time in 2017 tonight against Cal Poly Pomona.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO NO. 9 UCLA 5-1

 

Aztecs receive goal from Utush

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August 18, 2017 (Pasadena) - San Diego State, which fielded a lineup the featured six first-time starters, dropped its season opener Friday night at UCLA, 5-1. The decision puts the Aztecs at 0-1 on the year, while the ninth-ranked Bruins move to 1-0.


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AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 8/17: A NEW SEASON

 

 

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August 17, 2017 (San Diego) - A new Aztecs football and soccer season is upon us and today, head coach Rocky Long and SDSU women's soccer head coach Mike Friesen sat down with the media to give the inside scoop.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER EDGED BY CAL STATE FULLERTON IN EXHIBITION, 1-0

 

Aztecs yield goal 68 seconds into game

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August 12, 2017 (Fullerton) - San Diego State endured a 49-minute delay before the start of the game and surrendered a goal in the first 68 seconds in a 1-0 exhibition loss at Cal State Fullerton. Outside of the lone goal, the Aztecs showed promise, outshooting the Titans 12-4 for the contest.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER REVEALS 2017 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to play 10 home games in program’s 50th anniversary season

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July 31, 2017 (San Diego) - Celebrating the program’s 50th year of competition, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner unveiled the Aztecs’ highly anticipated 2017 schedule on Monday. The challenging slate features 10 matches at SDSU Sports Deck, along with seven dates against opponents that qualified for the NCAA Tournament last season.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ADDS PAIR TO STAFF

 

Schmit to be assistant coach, Roget a volunteer coach

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July 26, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen has added a pair of coaches to his coaching staff in Cole Schmit and Cameron Roget. Schmit joins the program as an assistant coach, while Roget will perform volunteer assistant coach duties.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER ADDS JOSH HILL TO COACHING STAFF

 

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July 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Lev Kirshner fortified his staff this week with the hiring of Josh Hill as assistant coach.

A native of Chino, California, Hill brings a vast array of coaching experience to Montezuma Mesa, ranging from the collegiate level to the USL Premier Development League (PDL). He most recently was an assistant coach at UCLA in 2016 after serving the Bruins’ director of soccer operations in 2015.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ANNOUNCES ITS 2017 SCHEDULE

Aztecs to play six NCAA tournament teams from last season

 

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June 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen on Tuesday revealed his team’s schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. The Aztecs are set to face six teams that reached the 2016 NCAA tournament, beginning with their opener on Aug. 18.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER TO HOLD ID AND YOUTH CAMPS THIS SUMMER

 

ID camp set for July 1-2, youth camp scheduled for July 10-13

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May 26, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer program is set to conduct an ID and a youth camp this summer on the SDSU campus. The summer ID camp is set for July 1-2, while the youth camp is scheduled for July 10-13.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO NEW MEXICO 2-1

 

Game ends in overtime on penalty kick

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October 28, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State fell in disappointing fashion, dropping a 2-1 overtime decision to New Mexico on Senior Night. The Aztecs, who dominated in every facet of the game except the one column that counts, fell to 8-7-3 overall and 6-2-3 in the Mountain West. The Lobos, meanwhile, finished their season at 9-7-3 (5-5-1 MW).


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Redshirt junior garners Aztecs’ fifth conference weekly award this season

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October 25, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for the second time this year after helping the Aztecs to a 1-0-1 record in a pair of home matches against Stanford and California, as announced Tuesday by the league office.


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MOUNTAIN WEST WOMEN'S SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP FIELD IS SET

Aztecs are one of six teams in tournament field

 

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October 24, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State is one of six teams set to compete at next week’s Mountain West Women’s Soccer Championship at SDSU Sports Deck. The tournament will commence on Nov. 1 with the quarterfinal round and will be followed by semifinal games on Nov. 3. The title game is slated for Nov. 5.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER BLANKS CAL ON SENIOR DAY 1-0

 

Aztecs sweep Golden Bears for first time since 2009

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Photo:  Travis Nicklaw notched is fourth GW goal of the year on Sunday to lift the Aztecs past Cal.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 23, 2016 (San Diego) - The No. 17 San Diego State men’s soccer team closed out the home portion of its 2016 regular-season schedule Sunday with a hard-fought 1-0 triumph over California to highlight Senior Day festivities at SDSU Sports Deck.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER AND WYOMING PLAY TO DOUBLE OVERTIME DRAW

 

Aztecs and Cowgirls play 110 minutes with neither scoring a goal

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October 23, 2016 (Laramie, Wy.) - San Diego State completed its trip to the Front Range with a double-overtime scoreless draw at Wyoming on a windy Sunday afternoon in Laramie. The Aztecs, who are unbeaten in six straight, return to America’s Finest City with an 8-6-3 record (6-1-3 Mountain West). The Cowgirls, meanwhile, watched their record move to 9-7-2 (5-4-1 MW).


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER DRAWS WITH STANFORD 1-1

 

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October 21, 2016 (San Diego) - With the stalemate, the Aztecs move to 7-3-4 on the year and 2-2-2 in Pac-12 play, while the Cardinal find themselves at 8-2-4 overall and 5-0-1 in the conference.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SWEEPS MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARDS

 

Utush named offensive player of the week, Barba voted top defender

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October 17, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s soccer student-athletes Aliyah Utush and Victoria Barba were named the Mountain West Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively. It marks the second and third time this season that an Aztec has been recognized by the league.


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#25/17 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES CAL IN OT NAIL-BITER 1-0

 

Aztec forward Michael Sauers nets game winner in the rain

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Photo: Michael Sauers tallied his third goal of the year on Sunday to help the Aztecs beat Cal.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 16, 2016 (Berkeley, Calif.) - Senior Michael Sauers scored the golden goal in the fourth minute of overtime on Sunday to lift the No. 25/17 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a gritty 1-0 victory over host California in a Pac-12 showdown at Goldman Field at Edwards Stadium.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER: BARBA'S TWO GOALS LEAD AZTECS OVER AGGIES

 

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October 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s soccer continued Mountain West play today against Utah State after a blackout of Boise State on Friday night.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKS BOISE STATE 2-0

 

Aliyah Utush nets a goal and an assist

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October 14, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State used three points from Aliyah Utush to defeat Boise State, 2-0, Friday night at SDSU Sports Deck. The win evened the Aztecs record to 6-6-2 overall, but propelled them to a 4-1-2 mark in the Mountain West. The Broncos, meanwhile, fell to 5-9-2 and 4-2-1 in conference.


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#25/17 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT #16/19 STANFORD 3-1

 

Aztecs drop second straight in Pac-12 play

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Photo: Pablo Pelaez scored his first collegiate goal at Stanford on Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com.

October 13, 2016 (Stanford) - The No. 25/17 San Diego State men’s soccer team was unable to contain a surging Stanford club on Thursday, dropping a 3-1 decision to the No. 16/19 Cardinal in a Pac-12 showdown on the road at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.


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AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER: MITCHELL SCORES GOLDEN GOAL TO LIFT SDSU PAST NEVADA

 

Mitchell scores with three seconds left in 2OT

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October 9, 2016 (Reno) - Angela Mitchell scored the golden goal with three seconds left in the second overtime period to lift San Diego State to a 2-1 victory at Nevada on Sunday afternoon. The victory propels the Aztecs to a 5-6-2 record (3-1-2 Mountain West), while the Wolf Pack fall to 4-9 (1-5 MW).


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: AZTECS LOSE PAC-12 MATCH TO UCLA

 

By Liz Alper

October 8, 2016 (San Diego) - Aztecs men’s soccer played in its third Pac-12 match of the season tonight against #13 UCLA.

After a quiet first half, it was UCLA who struck first in the 63rd minute of the second half on a nice goal by Jose Hernandez and the Bruins took a 1-0 lead to the 90th minute to win it.


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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER AND UNLV PLAY TO A 1-1 DRAW

 

Weiser scores her first goal of her career in the first half

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October 7, 2016 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State rallied from a one-goal first-half deficit and then played even the rest of the way as it battled UNLV to a 1-1 double-overtime draw Friday night at Peter Johann Field. The Aztecs moved to 4-6-2 (2-1-2 Mountain West), while the Rebels watched their record go to 10-3-1 (3-1-1 MW).


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW COLLECTS SECOND STRAIGHT PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR

 

Redshirt senior garners Aztecs’ fourth conference weekly award this season

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October 4, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw (San Diego, Calif.) earned his second straight Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week award after propelling the Aztecs to thrilling 1-0 overtime victory at home over No. 16 Washington on Oct. 2, as announced Tuesday by the league office.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED TO TOPDRAWERSOCCER.COM TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec goalkeeper becomes fourth SDSU player to earn national weekly distinction this year

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October 4, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week for his performances in the Aztecs’ recent Pac-12 matches against Oregon State and Washington, the website announced Tuesday.


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SDSU'S MATT CALLAHAN NAMED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec defender recognized for two exceptional performances vs. OSU, UW

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October 3, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State defender Matt Callahan (Newton, Mass.) was named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week Monday after helping the Aztecs to an undefeated start in the opening weekend of Pac-12 conference play.


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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES WASHINGTON IN OT THRILLER 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw scores golden goal in second minute of overtime

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Photo: Travis Nicklaw notched his third game-winning goal this year vs. Washington on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 2, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Travis Nicklaw recorded his third game-winning goal of the year as the No. 22/19 Aztec men’s soccer team emerged with a 1-0 triumph over 16th-ranked Washington Sunday in a Pac-12 clash at SDSU Sports Deck. With the victory, the Aztecs raise their record to 6-1-3 on the year and 1-0-1 in conference play, while the Huskies slip to 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the Pac-12.


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