SDSU women's soccer

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS 2-0 TO BRUINS

Patrick Henry alum Mia Fishel scored a goal in the ninth minute
 
Story and photos by Liz Alper
 
September 19, 2021 (San Diego) - Last week, ECM Sports was on the SDSU Sports Deck taking in Aztecs men’s soccer defeating CSU Bakersfield to remain undefeated.  This week, the lady Aztecs footballers are in action against UCLA in their non-conference finale at a packed SDSU Sports Deck.  The women aren’t as hot as the men, starting the season with a 2-5 record.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKS TOREROS 3-0 BEHIND CASTRO'S HAT TRICK

 

Denise Castro struck three times against San Diego to record the program’s 13th hat trick

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September 10, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team had scored three goals in its first six games, covering 540 minutes, but in just under 55 minutes on Friday night at San Diego, freshman Denise Castro equaled that goal total and sent the Aztecs to a 3-0 victory.

CASTRO SCORES, BUT SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER COMES UP SHORT

Aztecs outshot Long Beach State 19-to-8, but couldn’t convert that advantage into a victory

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September 5, 2021 (San Diego) - an Diego State generated season-highs in shots and shots on goal, but it wasn’t enough to secure a victory as the women’s soccer team fell to Long Beach State 2-1 on Sunday night at the SDSU Sports Deck. 

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER OUTGUNNED BY WASHINGTON STATE

San Diego State was outshot by the Cougars 19-to-3 and lost 3-0 on Thursday.

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September 2, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team played the Washington State Cougars nearly straight up for the first 85 minutes, allowing only one goal, but a pair of late Cougars tallies put the game away in a 3-0 win over the Aztecs on the SDSU Sports Deck on Thursday night.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER TOPPLED 2-1 AT ST. MARY'S

Denise Castro scored the first goal of her collegiate career in the game

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August 26, 2021 (Moraga, Calif.) - Freshman Denise Castro scored the first goal of her college career and staked the San Diego State women’s soccer team to a 1-0 lead in the 34th minute, but after having a player sent off in the 66th minute, the Aztecs surrendered a pair of goals to the Saint Mary’s and lost its game 2-1.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SHUT OUT BY PEPPERDINE

San Diego State drops its first home game in nearly two years

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August 22, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team surrendered an own goal less than five minutes into its contest against the Pepperdine Waves and was never able to claw its way back into the game, falling 3-0 on Sunday evening on the SDSU Sports Deck. It was the team’s first home loss since a 0-1 decision to San Diego on Sept. 13, 2019.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: FUENTES PK THE DIFFERENCE IN 1-0 VICTORY

 

Laura Fuentes scored in the 58th minute to give the Aztecs a 1-0 win in its season opener

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August 20, 2021 (San Diego) - Senior Laura Fuentes scored on a penalty kick in the 58th minute against the Army West Point Black Knights to send the San Diego State women’s soccer team a 1-0 victory in each team’s season opener. The win improved the Aztecs record in season openers on SDSU’s home field to 15-6-1.

SAN DIEGO STATE REVEALS 2021 WOMEN'S SOCCER SCHEDULE

The 20 game slate features 11 home contests, including three against Pac-12 competition

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June 14, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State head women’s soccer coach Mike Friesen, in conjunction with the Mountain West Conference, released the Aztecs’ 2021 schedule on Monday.  The 20-game slate features 11 contests at the SDSU Sports Deck including three against Pac-12 programs.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS 3-2 IN OVERTIME FOR MW CROWN

 

San Diego State found the equalizer with four seconds left in regulation, but could not put the Lobos away in overtime.

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April 17, 2021 (Albuquerque) - San Diego State women’s soccer found the equalizer with four seconds to play to send its Mountain West Championship match to overtime at New Mexico, but the Lobos got the golden goal in the 96th minute to bring an end to the Aztecs’ season, 3-2.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER'S AVALOS PACES SDSU TO WIN WITH A HAT TRICK

Senior Veronica Avalos provided all the offense SDSU needed in a 3-1 win at Nevada.

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April 11, 2021 (Reno) - When it is crunch time, you rely on your seniors for leadership. If San Diego State women’s soccer had any hope of hosting the match which will decide the champion of the Mountain West next Saturday, it would need to win on Sunday and striker Veronica Avalos provided that leadership by way of a hat trick in a 3-1 win at Nevada to wrap up the Mountain West regular-season spring schedule.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER PICKS UP CRUCIAL THREE POINTS AT BOISE STATE

Chloe Frisch’s 51st minute strike was all the Aztecs needed in a 1-0 victory. The win eliminates Boise State and Fresno State from West Division contention.

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April 9, 2021 (Boise) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team went into Boise with its destiny in its own hands and took a big step toward winning the West Division of the Mountain West with a 1-0 decision over Boise State at the Boas Tennis/Soccer Complex.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER EDGED 3-2 IN OT AT UNLV

San Diego State got the equalizer in the 84th minute, but fell in the 100th

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April 3, 2021 (Las Vegas) - After battling back from a one-goal deficit and producing the equalizer in the 84th minute, San Diego State women’s soccer came out on the short end of a 3-2 overtime decision to the UNLV Rebels on Saturday night at Peter Johann Memorial Field. 

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKS SJSU IN REGULAR SEASON HOME FINALE

SDSU wins its third game in a row and caps the regular season on the Sports Deck with a 5-0 record

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March 28, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State attempted 19 shots with three finding the back of the net and the Aztecs cruised to a 3-0 win over the San Jose State Spartans on Sunday afternoon on the Sports Deck. 

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER RIDES SECOND HALF SURGE TO 2-1 WIN

 

San Diego State scored twice in just over two minutes in the second half to defeat Fresno State

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March 26, 2021 (San Diego) - Chloe Frisch and Anna Toohey scored second half goals to erase a 1-0 deficit and sent the San Diego State women’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Fresno State on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT UNLV 1-0

The Aztecs (4-1-0) are off to their best start since 2012

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March 20, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s soccer team (4-1-0) shutout UNLV (2-2-1) 1-0 Saturday evening on the SDSU Sports Deck.

SDSU got their lone goal in the 29th minute and then held on for the shutout despite pressure from the Rebels in the second half. With the win, the Aztecs are currently in first place in the Mountain West West division with 12 points and a 4-1-0 record.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER CRUISES TO 6-1 WIN AT SAN JOSE STATE

Rachelle Elve notched a hat trick and the Aztecs scored their most goals since 2015

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March 12, 2021 (San Jose) - The Aztec women’s soccer team (3-0-0) cruised to a 6-1 victory at San Jose State (0-2-0) Friday evening. Rachelle Elve led SDSU with three goals, collecting her first career hat trick, and the Aztecs scored their most goals since a 6-0 win over Utah Valley on August 21, 2015

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS BOISE STATE 3-1

 

The Aztecs move to 2-0 after first weekend of action

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March 7, 2021 (San Diego) - The top two women’s soccer teams in the Mountain West, according to the league’s head coaches, met on the Sports Deck on Sunday afternoon with the San Diego State Aztecs outshooting Boise State 17-to-12 and outscoring them 3-1 to move to 2-0 after the opening weekend of play.

HELIX ALUM WATKINS SENDS AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER TO WIN IN SEASON OPENER

 

In her first game as an Aztec, Claire Watkins scored in the 87th minute to give San Diego State a 3-2 win over Nevada

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March 5, 2021 (San Diego) - Claire Watkins slammed a shot off the left post and into the goal at the 86:01 mark to give the San Diego State women’s soccer team a 3-2 advantage over the Nevada Wolf Pack on Friday evening at the SDSU Sports Deck.

SAN DIEGO STATE WOMEN'S SOCCER SPRING SCHEDULE REVEALED

The season will consist of 10 games, all among Mountain West schools

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January 14, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer program, which has not competed since Nov. 9, 2019, a span of 430 days, has revealed its 2020 schedule which will be contested in the spring semester of 2021.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ANNOUNCES RECRUITING CLASS INCLUDING POWAY AND GROSSMONT HIGH SENIORS

The Aztecs add eight newcomers for the 2021 season

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November 14, 2020 (San Diego) - Mike Friesen, San Diego State head women’s soccer coach, announced the signing of National Letters of Intent from eight high school seniors--including one from Grossmont High and Poway High--who will begin competing for Aztecs in the 2021-22 school year. The announcement was made Friday.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER RELEASES 2020 SCHEDULE

Reigning MW regular season champs host eight games on the Sports Deck in the new season

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July 8, 2020 (San Diego) - Coming off its record 11th Mountain West championship, both regular-season and tournament, in 2019, the San Diego State women’s soccer program announced its 2020 schedule on Monday.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ADDS TRANSFER, A HELIX ALUM

Local product Claire Watkins, a defender who competed for Oregon, returns home to play for the Aztecs

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July 1, 2020 (San Diego) - Claire Watkins, a sophomore defender who attended and competed for the University of Oregon, has transferred and signed a Grant-In-Aid agreement to compete for the San Diego State women’s soccer team and will be eligible to play for the Aztecs in the 2020 season.

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 WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT BOISE STATE 2-0 IN MW CHAMPIONSHIP

SDSU finishes season with a 10-9-1 record

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November 9, 2019 (Boise) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team saw its season come to an end in a 2-0 loss to top-seeded and host Boise State Saturday afternoon at Boas Soccer Complex in Boise, Idaho. The Aztecs finished their season with a 10-9-1 record.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ADVANCES TO MW CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Aztecs defeat Fresno State 3-2 in their semifinal matchup

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November 7, 2019 (Boise) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team and Fresno State Bulldogs put on a goal-scoring show midway through the first half of the first Mountain West Championship semifinal.  The teams combined to score five goals in just over 13 minutes with SDSU getting three of them in a 3-2 victory.

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE

Aztecs share MW regular season title despite New Mexico defeating them 6-0

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November 1, 2019 (Albuquerque) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team needed a win or a draw at New Mexico to win the 2019 Mountain West regular-season crown outright, but the Lobos had other ideas and defeated the Aztecs 6-0 on Friday night.

ELVE'S OT STRIKE GIVES SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER 2-1 VICTORY

Rachelle Elve scored one minute into overtime to defeat Fresno State

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October 25, 2019 (San Diego) -  Freshman Rachelle Elve continued her Mountain West goal scoring streak with a 92nd minute game-winning goal to send the San Diego State Aztec women’s soccer team to a 2-1 win over the Fresno State Bulldogs on Friday night at the SDSU Sports Deck.

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER SWEEPS WEEKEND IN COLORADO SPRINGS

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October 21, 2019 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - As they did on Friday night at Air Force, the San Diego State women’s soccer team surrendered the first goal on Sunday against Colorado College and then came back for a 3-2 victory and a two-game sweep of its games in Colorado Springs this weekend.

AZTECS WOMEN'S SOCCER COMPLETES COMEBACK IN 5-4 VICTORY

SDSU came back from a two goal deficit in the first half to earn a win at Air Force

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October 19, 2019 (Colorado Springs) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team trailed by two goals 29 minutes into its game at Air Force, but led by freshman striker Rachelle Elve, who scored twice and assisted on another goal, the team stormed back to earn a 5-4 decision at Cadet Soccer Stadium on Friday night.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER COMES AWAY WITH 1-0 VICTORY AT UTAH STATE

Laura Fuentes scored for the second time in as many games and Aztecs split road trip

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October 13, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - Sophomore Laura Fuentes scored the lone goal of the game, a 68th minute header, in the San Diego State women’s soccer’s 1-0 victory over Utah State in a Mountain West match-up on Sunday afternoon.

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