San Diego State University

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER EARNS SILVER MEDAL AT NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Draxler tied her school record (14-09.50)

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June 6, 2019 (Austin) - Aztec pole vaulter Bonnie Draxler earned the silver medal at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Austin, Texas Thursday evening. The senior from Wrightstown, Wisc. tied her own school record by clearing 14-09.50 (4.51m). This was the second time this year Draxler has finished as the NCAA runner-up, both times to an Arkansas vaulter.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL MOUNTAIN WEST SCHEDULE RELEASED

Aztecs return four starters from last year

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June 6, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State, in conjunction with the Mountain West, has announced the women's basketball conference schedule for the 2019-20 season.

The conference format will remain the same with each team playing eight of the other 10 teams twice and playing two opponents once with games on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This season, the Aztecs will not play San Jose State at home and will not travel to play at Air Force. This is the seventh season the conference has been organized in this layout.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES CONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20 SEASON

Conference play will be divided into two games in early December with the balance beginning in January

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June 6, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball released the initial version of its Mountain West Conference schedule for the 2019-20 campaign on Thursday; the first phase in the 2019-20 schedule process. For the seventh consecutive year, the format will include 18-games (nine home and nine road games) with each team playing eight opponents twice (home-and-home) and two opponents once.  MW games begin on Dec. 4 and wrap up on Feb. 29.

TONY GWYNN STADIUM TO HOST 2020 MOUNTAIN WEST BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU to host MW championships for fifth time

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May 29, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State has been selected to host the 2020 Mountain West Championships for the fifth time and the second time in the last three years, the conference office announced on Wednesday.

Tony Gwynn Stadium will host the conference's top four regular-season finishers in a double elimination tournament running from May 21-24, 2020. The Aztecs have previously hosted the event in 2001, 2010, 2011, and 2018.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BONNIE DRAXLER QUALIFIES FOR NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU has had a student-athlete in 22 of the last 23 NCAA Outdoor Championships

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May 24, 2019 (Sacramento) - Bonnie Draxler qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships after finishing eighth in the pole vault Friday evening at the NCAA West Prelims in Sacramento, Calif.

Draxler cleared 14-02.00, which tied for the best height. This will be her fourth career appearance at the NCAA Championships (2nd outdoor). She was the national runner-up three months ago at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

SDSU BASEBALL ELIMINATED FROM MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU goes winless in MW Championships for just second time in 20 years

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May 24, 2019 (Reno) - The San Diego State baseball team fell to Nevada, 6-4, to finish the Mountain West Championships on Friday afternoon at Peccole Park. The Aztecs finish their season with a 32-25 record.

SDSU, which entered the game with a 19-6 record when scoring first, jumped out to a 4-1 lead in thanks to a 2-RBI single by Casey Schmitt in the first inning, a Jacob Maekawa run on a throwing error while stealing third in the fourth, and an Angelo Armenta single to left field scoring Matt Rudick in the fourth.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: CALLISTA FLETCHER ADVANCES TO 100M QUARTERFINALS AT NCAA WEST PRELIMS

 

 

Fletcher finished in 11.49, the sixth best time in school history

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May 24, 2019 (Sacramento) - Sophomore Callista Fletcher advanced to the 100-meter dash quarterfinals of the NCAA West Prelims Thursday evening after finishing with the 13th best time (11.49). Nyjari McNeil (800m) and Maya Brosch (400m hurdles) also competed Thursday evening, but did not qualify for Friday’s quarterfinals.

SDSU BASEBALL FALLS TO UNLV IN FIRST ROUND OF MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Aztecs are 16-2 in their last 18 elimination games in MW tournament

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May 24, 2019 (Reno) -  San Diego State suffered a 9-3 loss to UNLV in its first-round Mountain West Championships contest at Peccole Park on Thursday afternoon. SDSU, now 32-24 on the season, will face the loser of No. 1 seed Fresno State and No. 4 seed Nevada at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow in an elimination game. 

SDSU BASEBALL FALLS TO UNM IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE

 

 

Aztecs score three runs in the ninth inning of 7-4 loss

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May 18, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State baseball team capped the 2019 regular season with a 7-4 loss against New Mexico on Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs finish the regular season with a 32-23 record (16-13 Mountain West), while New Mexico finishes 2019 with a 23-28-1 record (11-16-1 MW). 

SDSU BASEBALL FALLS TO NEW MEXICO 2-0

 

 

Adrian Mardueno strikes out career-high eight in a five-inning start

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May 17, 2019 (San Diego) - Despite a strong start from Adrian Mardueno, the San Diego State baseball team fell to New Mexico 2-0 at Tony Gwynn Stadium on Friday night to even the weekend series. The Aztecs now sit at 32-22 (16-12 Mountain West), while New Mexico improves its record to 22-28-1 (10-16-1 MW). 

AZTECS ROWING FINISHES FIFTH AT AAC CHAMPIONSHIP, LANDS TWO ON ALL-AAC TEAM

 

 

Rowers wrap season in Oklahoma City

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May 17, 2019 (Oklahoma City) - The San Diego State rowing team competed in the American Athletic Conference Championship Friday morning at the US Rowing National High Performance Center, where the Aztecs finished fifth in the conference as a team and logged a third, two fourths and two fifth-place finishes across its five races. Sophomore Hannah Broadland earned all-AAC first team honors, while freshman Helen Bauer made the second team.

JUSTIN GOOSSEN-BROWN THROWS SHUTOUT IN SDSU BASEBALL'S 8-0 WIN OVER NEW MEXICO

 

 

Goossen-Brown posts four hit shutout in final start at Tony Gwynn Stadium

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May 16, 2019 (San Diego) - Behind a complete game shutout by senior right-handed pitcher Justin Goossen-Brown, the San Diego State baseball team opened its three-game series against New Mexico with an 8-0 victory on Thursday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs improve to 32-21 (16-11 Mountain West) on the season. New Mexico, meanwhile, saw its record fall to 21-28-1 (9-16-1).

AZTECS MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TENNIS TO HOST TWO CAMPS THIS SUMMER

 

 

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May 16, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s and women’s tennis programs will offer youth tennis camps this summer, which will be led by men’s assistant coach Jeff Thomsen and women’s assistant coach Nico Vinel. Two camp weeks will be offered, first from July 22-26 and again from July 29 through August 2, both at the Aztec Tennis Center.

ROUGH START HURTS SDSU BASEBALL IN SERIES FINALE LOSS AT FRESNO STATE

 

 

Aztecs lose just third weekend series of the season

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May 12, 2019 (Fresno) - The San Diego State baseball team suffered an 8-3 loss to Fresno State in the series finale on Sunday afternoon. The Aztecs, now 2.5 games behind Fresno State for first place in the conference, are now 31-21 overall and 15-11 in the Mountain West.

SDSU BASEBALL EVENS SERIES AT FRESNO STATE WITH 10-6 WIN

 

 

Ryan Orr goes 3 for 4 with three RBIs in victory

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May 11, 2019 (Fresno) - The San Diego State baseball team used six multiple hit-performances and a four-inning save with no earned runs allowed by Adrian Mardueno in a 10-6 win over Fresno State on Saturday night. With the series now tied, the Aztecs are now 1.5 games behind the Bulldogs in the Mountain West standings. 

SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES SECOND AT MW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

SDSU won the 4x400m relay

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May 11, 2019 (Clovis) - The Aztec track and field team took second place at the Mountain West Championships Saturday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis, Calif. The Aztecs have finished third or higher in each of the last seven years.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS UTAH STATE 2-1 IN SERIES FINALE

 

 

Aztecs finish season with 25-26 record

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May 11, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - The San Diego State softball team used a two-run home run by Molly Sturdivant and a three-hit complete game from Marissa Moreno to down Utah State, 2-1, Saturday afternoon in Logan, Utah. The Aztecs finished their season with a 25-26 record, including a 12-12 mark in Mountain West play.

SDSU BASEBALL DROPS SERIES OPENER AT FRESNO STATE

 

 

Aztecs allow season-high 17 hits in 10-2 loss

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May 10, 2019 (Fresno) - San Diego State had a four-game winning streak come to a close after a 10-2 loss to Fresno State on Friday night. With the loss, the Aztecs are now 2.5 games behind the Bulldogs for first place in the Mountain West with a conference record of 14-10 (30-20 overall). The Bulldogs improve to 31-13-1 with a 16-7-1 league mark while extending their win streak to five.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD IN SECOND PLACE ENTERING FINAL DAY OF MW OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Bonnie Draxler wins her sixth MW pole vault championship

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May 10, 2019 (Clovis) - The Aztecs track and field team will enter the final day of the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in second place. Bonnie Draxler took home the pole vault title and Nyjari McNeil (800m) and Maya Brosch (400m hurdles) each had the top time in their preliminaries.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT UTAH STATE 7-6

 

 

SDSU loses second sraight one-run game

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May 10, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - The San Diego State softball team was unable to overcome a rough start in a 7-6 loss to Utah State Friday afternoon in Logan, Utah. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 24-26 on the season and 11-12 in Mountain West play.

SDSU SOFTBALL EDGED AT UTAH STATE 4-3

 

 

Aztecs leave 10 runners on base in series opener

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May 9, 2019 (Logan, Utah) - The San Diego State softball team dropped the series opener, 4-3, to Utah State Thursday afternoon in Logan, Utah.

The Aztecs (24-25, 11-11 MW) had plenty of chances to break open a close game, but left 10 runners on base, going 4-for-17 (.235) with runners on base, 2-for-11 (.182) with runners in scoring position and 1-for-4 (.250) with the bases loaded.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: SMITH & ABSTEN PICK UP EIGHT POINTS FOR SDSU IN HEPTATHLON

 

 

Smith took third and Absten finished in seventh

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May 9, 2019 (Clovis) -  Asia Smith and Sara Absten combined to pick up eight points for the Aztecs in the heptathlon Thursday evening at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships. Smith took third with 5,309 points and Absten placed seventh with 4,937 points with both heptathletes setting new personal bests for total points.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASIA SMITH IN FIRST PLACE THROUGH FOUR EVENTS AT MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

Sara Absten set a new PR in all four events

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May 8, 2019 (Clovis) - Asia Smith sits in first place through four events of the heptathlon at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships. Her teammate, Sara Absten set a new PR in all four events and is in sixth place.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES 12TH AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

 

Aztec sophomore Sara Kjellker place 14th individually

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May 8, 2019 (Cle Elum, Wash.) - The San Diego State women's golf team saw its season draw to a close Wednesday after finishing in 12th place at the 2019 NCAA Cle Elum Regional. The Aztecs fired a collective 7-over-par 295 during the final round for a 54-hole total of 889 (+25) at Suncadia Resort’s Tumble Creek Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIED FOR 10TH AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

 

Aztecs remain six shots out of coveted sixth position for national berth with 18 holes to play

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May 7, 2019 (Cle Elum, Wash.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team moved into a tie for 10th place at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional after posting a collective 10-over-par 298 on Tuesday during the second round at Suncadia Resort’s Tumble Creek Club.

SDSU BASEBALL FINISHES PERFECT HOMESTAND WITH 10-5 WIN OVER BRIGHAM YOUNG

 

 

Aztecs top Cougars in first meeting since 2015

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May 6, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State baseball team extended its win streak to four with a 10-5 win over No. NR/25 Brigham Young on Monday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs improve to 30-19 on the year, while the Cougars drop to 31-13. 

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COMPLETES DAY ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

 

Aztecs in 11th place after 18 holes; Kjellker tied for eighth individually

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May 6, 2019 (Cle Elum, Wash.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finds itself in 11th place at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional after shooting a combined 8-over-par 296 on Monday during the opening round at Suncadia Resort’s Tumble Creek Club. 

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS FIGHT HARD TO COMPLETE SWEEP AGAINST SPARTANS

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

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May 5, 2019 (San Diego) - In their second-to-last home series of the season, SDSU baseball has posted two huge come-from-behind wins against the San Jose State Spartans.  They looked to complete the sweep today with freshman Jonathan Clark on the mound for the Spartans against freshman Aaron Eden for the Aztecs.

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