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AZTECS FOR LIFE BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR NOV. 28

 

Red Cross and SDSU team up for community event

Source:  goaztecs.com

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November 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State and the American Red Cross are partnering to play host to the Aztecs for Life Blood Drive, presented by California Coast Credit Union, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Viejas Arena. Multiple SDSU groups and associations have joined forces with the goal of collecting 400 pints of blood during the 10-hour event.


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MOUNTAIN WEST NAMES COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD AFTER STEVE FISHER

 

MW names coaching honor the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year

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June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - The Mountain West Board of Directors today approved the recommendation by the league’s men’s basketball head coaches to name the conference’s top coaching honor after former San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher, who retired in April. The recipient of the award beginning in 2017-18 will be the Steve Fisher Coach of the Year.


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SDSU KEEPS AZTECS NAME

 

By Miriam Raftery

April 23, 2017 (San Diego) – A proposal to remove the Aztecs name and Aztec warrior mascot from San Diego State University has been voted down overwhelmingly by the Associated Students’ University Council.


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SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS RECOGNIZED BY ITA

 

Four Aztecs and team as a whole earn academic recognition

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July 29, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team and four individuals were recognized for their efforts in the classroom by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.


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BIG APPLE TAKES BITE OUT OF THE AZTECS; LOSE TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 65-46

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: goaztecs.com on Twitter


March 29, 2016 (New York) - The winner of George Washington-SDSU takes on Valparaiso in the National Invitation Tournament championship game on Thursday.


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AZTECS ARE NYC BOUND; BEAT GEORGIA TECH 72-56 TO ADVANCE TO NIT SEMIFINALS

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

Photo: goaztecs.com on Twitter

 

March 23, 2016 (San Diego) - It was another sellout crowd at Viejas Arena as the Aztecs took on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinal.  The winner gets a chance to go to the semifinals in New York City and take on George Washington University.


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SDSU WAVES ALOHA TO BEARCATS IN HAWAII BOWL

All photos credited to:  Ernie Anderson
 
By Liz Alper
 
December 24, 2015 (San Diego) - Everyone always worries that San Diego State will be bothered by the time difference when they travel to Aloha Stadium.

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AZTECS VIE FOR FIRST PLACE IN MOUNTAIN WEST

 

By Liz Alper

Photo: Rocky Long, SDSU News Center

October 20, 2015 (San Diego) - With a big conference matchup against Utah State coming up on Friday night, Aztec football head coach Rocky Long at his weekly press conference today addressed the challenges that the Aztecs will face on Friday.

The Aztecs and the Aggies are the last two undefeated teams in the Mountain West.


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SDSU HOMECOMING TO IGNITE THE NIGHT NOV. 8

 

November 6, 2014 (San Diego) -- This week is Homecoming Week at San Diego State University. The celebration will culminate in the homecoming game on Saturday, November 8, with the Aztecs facing off against the Unversity of Idaho Vandals at Qualcomm Stadium. The event also features the KGB sky show.


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SDSU STUDENT GUNN YANG WINS U.S. AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP, EARNS START AT MASTERS

 

East County News

August 21, 2014 (San Diego)—Gunn Yang, a sophomore at San Diego State University, became the second Aztec ever to win the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship in Georgia. Only Gene Littler back in 1953 has matched the feat, Go Aztecs reports.

Yang joins an elite list of professional golfers whose names are engraved on the Havemeyer Cup, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods.


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SDSU WELCOMES NEW AZTEC STUDENTS

 

By Miriam Raftery

August 10, 2014 (San Diego) - It’s back to school time at San Diego State University, which is welcoming 4,600 incoming freshmen and 2,800 transfer students. Orientation events greeted the newcomers, along with over 5,000 parents and guests, with information on class registration and degree requirements, tips for success--and the SDSU Fight Song.


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AZTEC SPORTS STARS SHINE

 

 

 

By Stevon Marshall

 

 

June 5, 2014 (San Diego)--Some athletes from San Diego State are progressing in life outside of school--in sports such as soccer, pole vault, and baseball, with each sport having a talented athlete heading to the big leagues.


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SDSU’S XAVIER THOMAS UP FOR NAISMITH TROPHY

Source: SDSU News Center

February 13, 2014 (San Diego Xavier Thames, senior guard for the San Diego State University Aztecs,, is among 30 NCAA Division I men's basketball players up for the 2013-14 Naismith Trophy presented by AT&T, the Atlanta Tipoff Club has announced.

Naismith is one of two players representing schools from California and the Mountain West division.  Thames' midseason player-of-the-year candidacy is his second after being named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List last month.


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SDSU ATHLETICS RECEIVES $1 MILLION CHALLENGE FROM ZABLE FOUNDATION

 

December 12, 2013 (San Diego)--A unique gift challenges the SDSU Community to match funds to support the Aztec Basketball Performance Center.

On the heels of the public announcement of the Aztec Basketball Performance Center plans and a $1 million lead gift from Jeff Jacobs, San Diego State announces a $1 million challenge gift from the Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation.


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SDSU ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR BASKETBALL PERFORMANCE CENTER

 

Aztecs announce plans for a 23,500-square-foot facility for men’s and women’s basketball.

Story by SDSU Athletics

November 14, 2013 (San Diego) -- San Diego State University President Elliot Hirshman and Athletic Director Jim Sterk announced Tuesday that plans for a 23,500-square-foot Basketball Performance Center are in design, with a plan to break ground on the project in late spring 2014.


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AZTECS WIN 5 STRAIGHT GAMES, FACE KEY MATCHUP SATURDAY

 

November 7, 2013 (San Diego) – After winning the last five games and 10 of their last 11 Mountain West matches, the Aztecs football team  will face the San Jose Spartans at Qualcomm in a crucial match. 

 

The game will be aired online November 9 at 7:30; you can listen at http://www.walrusfm.com/pages/listenlive  or purchase tickets at http://www.ticketmaster.com/San-Diego-State-Aztecs-tickets/artist/805518?list_view=1&brand=qualcommaztecs .


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AZTEC BASKETBALL TICKETS ON SALE STARTING MONDAY; SEASON STARTS NOV. 1

   
 

October 23, 2013 (San Diego) -- A limited quantity of San Diego State men's basketball single-game tickets will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at GoAztecs.com, by calling 619-283-7378 or by visiting the Aztec Ticket Office at Window E at Qualcomm Stadium.

There are no single-game tickets available for games against Arizona and UNLV, but fewer than 100 remain for the rest of the Aztecs' home slate, including dates against 2013 NCAA tournament teams Boise State, Colorado State and New Mexico. There are also less than 100 tickets left for SDSU contests vs. perennial powers Washington and Utah State.


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AZTEC HELPS U.S. WIN GOLD AT MACCABIAH GAMES

 

Rachel Mitchell, a sophomore water polo player, helped the United States win at the Maccabiah Games

By Go Aztecs, SDSU News Center

San Diego State University water polo rising sophomore Rachel Mitchell helped the United States win gold at the 2013 Maccabiah Games in Israel last week.


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AZTECS ANNOUNCE PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE FOR FOOTBALL SEASON

Highlight is KGB Sky Show August 31

By Go Aztecs, SDSU

June 27, 2013 (San Diego)--The San Diego State athletic department has announced the 2013 promotional and giveaway schedule for the defending Mountain West championship football program's six home games.


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SDSU STUDENT IS NCAA NATIONAL TRIPLE JUMP CHAMPION

 

Shanieka Thomas is the fifth individual national champion in the program's history

By Go Aztecs

June 12, 2013 (San Diego)--San Diego State junior Shanieka Thomas won the national title in the triple jump to lead the 23rd-ranked Aztecs at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday in Eugene, Oregon. She became the fifth individual national champion in program history and second straight, joining Whitney Ashley, who won the discus throw at the 2012 championship meet.

Thomas, who finished runner-up in the event at both the 2013 indoor meet and 2012 outdoor meet, beat the other 23 entrants with a best of 46 feet, 4 ¾ inches (14.14 meters).


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AZTECS BASEBALL: MOUNTAIN WEST CO-LEADERS SDSU AND UNM SET FOR THREE-GAME SERIES

Freshman third baseman Ty France leads the Aztecs in home runs and is tied for the team RBI lead.

 Freshman third baseman Ty France leads the Aztecs in home runs and is tied for the team RBI lead.

 
 

March 27, 2013

Complete Release and Season Statistics Get Acrobat Reader- SDSU Athletics

WHAT'S ON TAP THIS WEEKEND IN AZTEC BASEBALL

SDSU will be on the road this week for Mountain West play with a three-game series at conference foe New Mexico beginning Thursday, March 28, at 2:05 p.m. (MT) at Lobo Field in Albuquerque. The Aztecs and Rebels will also meet in singles games on Friday (March 29) and Saturday (March 30) at 2:05 p.m. and 1:05 p.m. respectively. The games were originally scheduled to be played at Isotopes Park, but have been moved to the on-campus Lobo Field with all three contests being played in the afternoon. The series runs Thursday through Saturday due to Easter falling on Sunday (March 31).

SERIES RECORD

SDSU leads its series against New Mexico by the count of 98-61. The Lobos have won 18 of the last 25 meetings between the teams dating back to the 2008 season. That mark includes the Lobos winning five of six during the 2012 regular season as well as the contest between the teams in the championship game of the 2012 Mountain West tournament. San Diego State has a record of 63-27 vs. UNM in San Diego, 31-30 in Albuquerque and 4-4 on neutral fields.


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TOURNAMENT TIME! SDSU TEAMS QUALIFY FOR MOUNTAIN WEST; WOMEN WIN LEAGUE TITLE

SDSU News Center

March 13, 2013 (San Diego)-- San Diego State University men's and women's basketball teams head to Las Vegas this week for the Mountain West Tournament before what they hope are deep runs in the NCAA Tournament.

The women's basketball team has won its second consecutive league title.


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AZTECS TO TACKLE COUGARS IN POINSETTIA GAME THURSDAY AT QUALCOMM

December 19, 2012 (San Diego) – Tomorrow night’s Poinsettia Bowl game between the San Diego State University Aztecs and the Brigham Young University Cougars will be the 36th meeting between the two teams—and the first since BYU’s final season in the Mountain West in 2010.

Kick-off sis at 5 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium for this year’s Poinsettia Bowl, sponsored by the San Diego County Credit Union.


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“PAINT THE TOWN RED” FOR SDSU HOMECOMING WEEK- OCT. 10-12

October 5, 2012 (San Diego) -- Mid-October is Homecoming week for San Diego State University. This year’s homecoming theme is “Paint the Town Red”--something the Honorary Chair and Grand Marshall for the festivities – The Show – knows all about!

SDSU will host several events starting Sunday, Oct. 7 and leading up to the homecoming football game against the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at 3:45 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium.


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SDSU SCORES BIG SECOND HALF TO BEAT UC IRVINE

Skinner makes two goals, including game-winner

By Ryan Schuler

September 27, 2012 (San Diego)--After a rather lackluster first half, the No. 17/25 San Diego State women’s soccer team used a dominating second half to defeat UC Irvine, 3-2 last weekend  at the SDSU Sports Deck, moving  to an 8-1-1 record for the season.


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SDSU STUDENT WINS NATIONAL TITLE FOR DISCUS

July 7, 2012 (San Diego) – San Diego State student, Whitney Ashley has become San Diego State’s fourth national champion since 1985.  She won the national title in discus throw on the first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa in June.


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HOMETOWN HERO RYAN LINDLEY BEGINS NFL JOURNEY

 

By Hunter Hewitt
 
June 25, 2012 (San Diego's East County) -- When the time comes for a high school football star to decide on which college to attend, it can be extremely tough to make a decision. These young men often find themselves weighing their options and strongly considering each school that has offered them a scholarship.
 
For Ryan Lindley, however, the decision was simple. 

 


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5 QUESTIONS WITH LORENA KLOPP

 
East County Magazine catches up with SDSU’s career home run leader
by Ryan Schuler

April 27, 2012 (East County) -- It was the summer after her sophomore year in high school. San Diego State’s Lorena Klopp was in Florida playing in a tournament with her travel team.

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AZTECS FALL TO FROGS

 

TCU scores all five runs in second through fourth innings
 
By Ryan Schuler
 
April 24, 2012 (San Diego)--If the San Diego State baseball team could re-play the second through fourth innings of Saturday night’s game against Texas Christian University, they would. 

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AZTECS FALL FLAT

 
Long Beach State scores seven in 7th and 8th innings
 
By Ryan Schuler 
 
April 14, 2012 (San Diego)--After six full innings of play, Long Beach State and San Diego State were tied at two in the middle of a hard-fought game on Tuesday. After eight full innings, Long Beach State led 9-4.

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