San Diego State

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED MW OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior running back earns first career offensive player-of-the-week honor

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September 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the first career league offensive award for the senior, who has twice previously selected as the MW Special Teams Player of the Week.

AZTECS DEFEAT UC DAVIS IN SEASON OPENER

 

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September 2, 2017 (San Diego) - College football is back and the San Diego State Aztecs are the only football team left in San Diego.  This season, they're stepping up to the plate and are ready to #Win22.  Tonight in week 1, they faced UC Davis.

SEYNAEVE LEADS SDSU CROSS COUNTRY AT MARK COVERT CLASSIC

 

Seynaeve broke 19 minutes to finish seventh among collegiate athletes

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September 2, 2017 (Brea, Calif.) - San Diego State cross country produced a solid effort in its first meet of the year, yielding a top 10 finisher and placing fifth in the Mark Covert Classic (5K), hosted by Cal State Fullerton, on Saturday. 

SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO MARSHALL AT SPARTAN INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs to face LMU at home next Friday at 7 p.m. PT

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September 2, 2017 (East Lansing, Mich.) - The San Diego State volleyball team wrapped up play at the Spartan Invitational Saturday, falling to Marshall in three sets (18-25, 23-25, 28-30) at Jenison Fieldhouse on the campus of Michigan State University.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CROSSTOWN FOE USD 3-1

 

Arnarsdottir scores twice to lead Aztecs

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September 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State received three goals from two true freshman to down crosstown foe San Diego, 3-1, Friday night at SDSU Sports Deck. The Aztecs improved to 2-3 on the season, while the Toreros remained winless in four tries.

SDSU SWIMMING AND DIVING ANNOUNCES 2017-18 SCHEDULE

 

SDSU opens season with dual meet at USD on Sept. 15

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September 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team as announced its 2017-18 schedule, featuring six events at the Aztec Aquaplex. The Aztecs begin the season on Sept. 15 with a dual meet at the University of San Diego.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS TWO MATCHES AT SPARTAN INVITE ON FRIDAY

 

Aztecs fall to No. 23 Michigan State, rebound with sweep of TAMU-CC

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September 1, 2017 (East Lansing, Mich.) - The San Diego State volleyball team employed a balanced offense and timely runs to defeat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in three sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-18) Friday in the second match of the Spartan Invitational at Jenison Fieldhouse. With the victory, the Aztecs overcame a 3-0 sweep (17-25, 14-25, 17-25) earlier in the day at the hands of No. 23 Michigan State, improving to 2-3 on the season.

HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF DONATIONS TO BE ACCEPTED AT SDSU FOOTBALL GAME

 

The American Red Cross will collect donations in Aztec Village

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August 30, 2017 (San Diego) - The American Red Cross will be on site for San Diego State football’s season opener against UC Davis on Saturday, Sept. 2, collecting donations for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The American Red Cross will be accepting cash donations in Aztec Village, which is located in parking areas C1/D1 at San Diego Stadium. Aztec Village is open from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m.

AZTECS ATHLETICS PRESS CONFERENCE 8/29: FOUR MORE DAYS TILL FOOTBALL...

 

 

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August 29, 2017 (San Diego) - There's just four more days left until the San Diego State Aztecs football team takes the field again and men's soccer is back in town for their home opener.  Men's soccer head coach Lev Kirshner and two seniors, forward Jeroen Meefout and midfielder Thom Van Den Berg, football head coach Rocky Long, senior safety Trey Lomax and junior quarterback Christian Chapman discussed all that and more at this week's press conference.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED BY LONG BEACH STATE 2-0

 

Aztecs fall to 1-3 on the season

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August 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s late offensive flurry came up empty in a 2-0 home loss to Long Beach State on Sunday night. The loss put the Aztecs at 1-3 on the year, while the 49ers moved to 2-1-1 with the decision.

CUTLER PUSHES SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TO OVERTIME WIN AGAINST VERMONT

 

Redshirt senior Dallin Cutler scored in the 95th minute to seal SDSU’s first win

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August 27, 2017 (West Point, N.Y.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team earned its first win of the season thanks to a golden goal scored by redshirt senior Dallin Cutler in the 95th minute to break a 1-1 tie in the team’s first-ever meeting with Vermont. With the win, SDSU ends its east coast swing with a 1-1 record on the young season.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS TWO MATCHES ON SATURDAY

 

Aztecs defeat Portland State, fall to CSUN

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August 26, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team split two matches on Saturday at the Aztec Invitational, sweeping Portland State (25-19, 25-22, 25-17) in an early afternoon match, before suffering the opposite fate against CSUN in the nightcap (15-25, 17-25, 24-26). With the results, SDSU completed the weekend with a 1-2 record in its season-opening tournament.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO EASTERN KENTUCKY IN SEASON OPENER 3-1

 

Alexandra Psoma leads Aztecs with 15 kills

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August 25, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State volleyball team opened its 2017 campaign on a sour note Friday, dropping four-set decision to Eastern Kentucky (20-25, 21-25,25-15, 17-25) on day one of the 2017 Aztec Invitational at Aztec Court.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER SUFFERS OVERTIME LOSS TO ARIZONA STATE

 

Aztecs fall to Sun Devils 2-1

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August 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State surrendered a goal with eight seconds left in the first overtime period to fall at home to Arizona State 2-1 Friday night. The loss dropped SDSU to 1-2 on the season, while the Sun Devils leveled their record to 1-1.

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.”

SDSU LACROSSE ASSISTANT NIKKI BOLTJA CHOSEN IN WPLL DRAFT

 

Aztec assistant coach and former collegiate star picked by Philadelphia Fire

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August 24, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse assistant coach Nikki Boltja was chosen by the Philadelphia Fire in the first-ever Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) Draft on Wednesday night.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

JAY MORRIS NAMED MEN'S BASKETBALL DIRECTOR OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT

 

Dutcher completes coaching staff with hire of Morris

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August 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Brian Dutcher has completed his coaching staff with the addition of Jay Morris as the program’s director of player development. Morris fills the void left by Tim Shelton, who was elevated to the position of assistant coach in May.

SDSU'S HALEIGH KRAUSE WINS OREGON WOMEN'S STROKE PLAY TITLE

 

Aztec women’s golfer was lone player to card red figure for event

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August 17, 2017 (Portland, Ore.) - San Diego State’s Haleigh Krause (Eugene, Ore.) captured medalist honors at the Oregon Women’s Stroke Play Championship on Wednesday after posting a combined 3-under-par 141 at Rose City Golf Club. The Aztec rising senior led wire-to-wire, carding rounds of 72-69 to become the lone competitor in the 47-player field to finish the 27th annual tournament below par.

SDSU FOOTBALL NAMES CAPTAINS FOR 2017 SEASON

 

Penny, Rosales, Kelly and Lomax elected captains for 2017 campaign

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August 17, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State football has named seniors Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.), Antonio Rosales (Tucson, Ariz.), Kameron Kelly (Murphy, Texas) and Trey Lomax (San Diego, Calif.) as its captains for the 2017 campaign.

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.

SDSU'S RASHAAD PENNY NAMED TO THIRD PRE-SEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM

 

Penny named a 2017 CBS Sports preseason third-team All-America selection

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August 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State football senior Rashaad Penny (Norwalk, Calif.) has been named a 2017 CBS Sports Preseason Second-Team All-American as a kick returner, which was announced today on CBSSports.com. It is the third preseason All-America team that Penny has made as a kick returner as he was also a second-team honoree by Phil Steele Magazine and a third-team pick by Athlon Sports.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRACTICE CANCELED DUE TO CHICKEN POX

 

By Liz Alper

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August 14, 2017 (San Diego) - Today's San Diego State football practice was canceled after an outbreak of chicken pox among some players, ECM news partner 10 News reports.

Three players began showing symptoms on Saturday, SDSU Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications and Media Mike May told 10 News.

SHELIA BURRELL ADDS SDSU ALUM ROBERT LUSITANA TO STAFF

 

Lusitana most recently coached at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego

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August 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State alum Robert Lusitana has been added to the San Diego State track and field/cross country program staff as the head distance and cross country coach, head coach Shelia Burrell announced today.

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.

SDSU LACROSSE ADDS NIKKI BOLTJA TO COACHING STAFF

 

Former Louisville All-American joins Aztecs as assistant coach

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August 10, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse head coach Kylee White has announced the hiring of Nikki Boltja as assistant coach. A two-time All-American as a collegiate player at Louisville, Boltja arrives on Montezuma Mesa after serving as an assistant last season at Stetson University in De Land, Florida.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES 2017-18 NON-CONFERENCE LEDGER

 

SDSU welcomes seven teams to Viejas Arena prior to the start of Mountain West play

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August 9, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball head coach Stacie Terry unveiled her team’s 2017-18 non-conference schedule today, which features seven home contests, a trip to the Junkanoo Jam in Bimini, Bahamas, and a visit to Pac-12 foe Arizona in December.

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