San Diego State

SDSU BASEBALL DEFEATS SAN FRANCISCO 8-4

 

 

Strong pitching, Escobedo lead SDSU to season-opening win

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February 15, 2019 (San Diego) - Behind a combined 17 strikeouts, the San Diego State baseball team opened its 2019 season with an 8-4 win against San Francisco on Friday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Logan Boyer set a new career-high with 10 strikeouts in five innings. Justin Goossen-Brown and Daniel Ritcheson followed Boyer in relief and maintained SDSU’s lead through the late stages, combining for four innings pitched with three hits and two runs allowed. Ritcheson struck out five of the 11 batters he faced.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS TRIPPED UP BY CALIFORNIA 7-0

 

 

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February 15, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis met a tough foe in Friday’s dual match against California, ultimately falling 7-0 to the Golden Bears. The Aztecs dropped its first doubles point of the season and could not string together singles victories to respond to the Bears.

SDSU SOFTBALL SWEEPS AT CAMPBELL/CARTIER CLASSIC

 

 

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February 15, 2019 (San Diego) - Kelsey Munoz (Chula Vista, Calif./Mater Dei Catholic HS) hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to give San Diego State a 7-5 win over Northern Illinois and Friday night sweep at the 29thannual Campbell/Cartier Classic at SDSU Softball Stadium.

NO. 25 SDSU WATER POLO BEATS TORONTO 11-3 IN EXHIBITION

 

 

Lindsy Peterson led SDSU witth three goals

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February 14, 2019 (San Diego) - The No. 25 San Diego State water polo team knocked off the University of Toronto 11-3 in an exhibition match Thursday afternoon. Playing in the rain, the Aztecs allowed the opening goal then reeled of eight unanswered goals.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WINS FOURTH IN ROW, BEATS COLORADO STATE 54-45

 

 

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February 13, 2019 (San Diego) - Behind a standout defensive performance, the Aztec women’s basketball team (10-12, 5-6) knocked off Colorado State (8-15, 2-10) 54-45 Wednesday evening inside Viejas Arena. SDSU held the Rams to 28 percent shooting from the field and held them to seven points or less in the first and third quarter.

SDSU LIBRARY ARCHIVE DETAILS DETAINEES' PATH TO SEEKING ASYLUM, CONDITIONS INSIDE DETENTION

 

 

A new archive of hundreds of letters between a group of volunteers and asylum seekers along the U.S.-Mexico border has been developed and is being digitized at the SDSU Library.

By La Monica Everett-Haynes

February 13, 2019 (San Diego) - What began as a casual gathering of friends has become a first-of-its-kind living archive of handwritten letters shared by hundreds of asylum seekers detained along the U.S.-Mexico border. Those letters, in the collective correspondence, provide a detailed description of each person’s path to pursuing asylum, and the conditions inside detention centers. 

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS REBOUNDS FROM TOUGH FIRST HALF TO DEFEAT CSU 71-60

 
 
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February 12, 2019 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - Aztecs’ men’s basketball got another TV appearance as they headed out on the road again to face the Rams in Colorado after winning a close one at Viejas against Utah State on Saturday night.

SDSU WATER POLO CLOSES OUT TRITON INVITE WITH TWO WINS

 

 

SDSU finishes in 13th place

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February 10, 2019 (La Jolla) - The No. 22 Aztec water polo team (3-4) closed out the Triton Invitational with two wins on Sunday. SDSU beat Pomona-Pitzer 6-5 in overtime in their first match and then beat Cal State East Bay, who was receiving votes in the latest CWPA poll, 10-3 to secure 13th place in the Triton Invitational.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS BLANKS CAL POLY 4-0

 

 

SDSU goes 2-0 on the weekend with Sunday's win

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February 10, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's tennis improves its record to 5-1 with Sunday’s 4-0 win over Cal Poly, the team’s second victory of the weekend.

The Scarlet and Black made quick work of the Mustangs on Sunday, setting the tone with two fast wins in doubles to claim the first point. Sophomore Nnena Nadozie and freshman Alicia Melosch topped Cal Poly’s Kim Bhunu and Emily Ackerman 6-3 in the second seed, while senior Jenny Moinard and freshman Shakhnoza Khatamova defeated Emily Louie-Meadors and MacKenzie Worsnop 6-3 in the No. 1 seed to get to 1-0 in the dual.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS EDGED BY NORTHERN ARIZONA 4-3

 

 

Aztecs unable to complete rally after dropping doubles point

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February 10, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State dropped its second straight dual match on Sunday after suffering a 4-3 upset at the hands of visiting Northern Arizona under overcast skies at Aztec Tennis Center.

Despite splitting six singles encounters, SDSU found itself in pursuit mode for much of the day after ceding the doubles point for the fourth time in five outings this spring.

SAN DIEGO STATE SOFTBALL FALLS TO NO. 4/4 OKLAHOMA 9-0

 

 

Aztecs finish opening weekend with a 3-2 record

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February 10, 2019 (Phoenix) - The San Diego State softball team finished its opening weekend with a 9-0 loss to No. 4/4 Oklahoma Sunday at the Grand Canyon University Kickoff Tournament in Phoenix.

The Aztecs (3-2) managed only one hit off Sooner (5-0) pitcher Shannon Saile, a single by West Hills alum Katie Byrd in the top of the first inning. Megan Smith and Molly Sturdivant also drew walks for SDSU.

SDSU SOFTBALL SPLITS AT GRAND CANYON TOURNAMENT

 

 

Aztecs rally past Charlotte 5-4; fall to Grand Canyon 9-0

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February 9, 2019 (Phoenix) - The San Diego State softball team split a pair of games Saturday at the Grand Canyon University Kickoff Tournament in Phoenix. The Aztecs (3-1) once again used a seventh inning rally to beat Charlotte 5-4 in the opener before falling to the host Lopes (2-2) 9-0 in five innings later in the day.

SDSU WATER POLO GOES 0-2 IN DAY ONE OF TRITON INVITE

 

 

Emily Bennett led SDSU in scoring in both games 

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February 9, 2019 (La Jolla) - The No. 22 San Diego State water polo team (1-4) went 0-2 in the first day of the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego on Saturday. The Aztecs lost to No. 9 Arizona State 7-12 in their first game and they fell to No. 21 CSUN 7-3 in their afternoon tilt.

SDSU WOMEN’S TENNIS DEFEATS CAL STATE FULLERTON 4-2

 

 

Aztecs clinch to top Titans 

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February 9, 2019 (Fullerton) - San Diego State women's tennis clinched on the road this afternoon, taking down Cal State Fullerton 4-2. The Aztecs captured the doubles point and went on to take the necessary three victories in singles play to win the dual.

SDSU WOMEN’S HOOPS HOLDS OFF UTAH STATE 56-54

 

 

SDSU has won three in a row 

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February 9, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (9-12, 4-6) outlasted Utah State (10-12, 5-6) 56-54 Saturday afternoon.  Senior Arantxa Gómez-Ferrer hit two clutch free throws win 22 seconds left and the Aztecs got two big defensive stops in the final seconds to secure their third straight win.

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.

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