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RENFROE, MYERS LEAD PADRES PAST DODGERS FOR THE SERIES

 

By Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

September 28, 2016 (San Diego) - Hunter Renfroe is officially a big leaguer after hitting two homers--one a grand slam--that led to the Padres’ 7-1 win over the Dodgers last night.  Tonight was a new game, though.  Jose De Leon started for the Dodgers against Luis Perdomo.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF DEFENDS TITLE AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE

 

Four Aztecs finish among individual top 15

Source: goaztecs.com press release

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September 28, 2016 (Wolcott, Colo.) - San Diego State successfully defended its team title at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Wednesday after posting a 54-hole total of 2-over-par 866 at Red Sky Golf Club. Despite firing a collective 11-over 299 during the final round, the Aztecs emerged victorious by eight shots over two second-place squads Denver and Pepperdine (+10), while Old Dominion, Tennessee and Washington State all tied for fourth at 17-over for the week.

BIG NIGHT FROM ROOKIE RENFROE SOLIDIFIES WIN FOR PADRES IN GAME ONE



 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  Hunter Renfroe hit two home runs tonight, one of which was a grand slam.  Via @Padres on Twitter

September 27, 2016 (San Diego) - After a good series against the Giants, the Padres welcomed another NL West foe to town, the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Kenta Maeda started for the Dodgers against Paul Clemens.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/27: GOING DOWN SOUTH

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy, Assistant Athletic Director

September 27, 2016 (San Diego) - With the bye week over, it's back to football.  The Aztecs travel to Alabama to take on South Alabama on Saturday and head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior defensive end Kyle Kelley talked with the media at this week's press conference.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior forward becomes third Aztec this month to garner conference weekly honors

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo:  Travis Nicklaw courtesy goaztecs.com

September 27, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw­­ (San Diego, Calif.) has been named the Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Aztecs to a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over crosstown foe San Diego on Sept. 25, as announced Tuesday by the league office.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: GABBY ENGLISH NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Redshirt freshman earns first career weekly honor

Source: goaztecs.com press release

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September 26, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State redshirt freshman goalkeeper Gabby English has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week. The Winter Park, Florida native helped the Aztecs post two shutouts to vault them into first place in the league standings.

#13/11 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES USD IN OT 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw nets second game-winner of the year

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Casey Macias courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw drilled the golden goal in the fifth minute of the first overtime Sunday to lift the No. 11/11 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a thrilling 1-0 triumph over crosstown adversary San Diego at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs recorded their sixth shutout of the year, improving to 5-1-2 overall, while the Toreros slip to 3-3-3 on the season.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS COLORADO COLLEGE 1-0

 

Milan Moses scores the game-winner in 64th minute

Source: goaztecs.com press release

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State defeated Colorado College, 1-0, on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at SDSU Sports Deck. With their second straight win, the Aztecs improved to 4-5 on the season and 2-0 in Mountain West action. The Tigers, meanwhile, fell to 5-5 and 1-1 in conference.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS COME BACK TO DEFEAT UTAH STATE IN FIVE SETS

 

Volleyball downs Utah State in MW opener

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Danielle Bolden had a career-high five service aces in the win over Utah State Saturday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat visiting Utah State in five sets (26-28, 25-19, 24-26, 25-7, 15-13) Saturday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the fifth in the last six outings for the Aztecs, who improved to 9-6 overall and 1-0 in the Mountain West. Utah State, meanwhile saw its record drop to 6-7 (1-1 MW).

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPLETES DAY ONE OF WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS

 

Five Aztecs competing in Tucson, San Francisco

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Marko Goles-Babic was victorious in his opening match at the Battle in the Bay Classic on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 24, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team opened its 2016 fall schedule on Friday with five players competing in two tournaments at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Ariz., and the Battle in the Bay Classic in San Francisco, Calif.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF LEADS AFTER DAY ONE IN NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for first individually

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Pablo Montesanz courtesy goaztecs.com

September 23, 2016 (Alberquerque) - The 23rd-ranked San Diego State men’s golf team surged to an eight-stroke lead at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate on Friday after carding a combined 3-under par 573 during the first two rounds at the par-72, 7,555-yard UNM Championship Course.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FUNDRAISER AT THE HILLS OCT. 5

 

By Liz Alper

September 23, 2016 (La Mesa) - The Grossmont College men's lacrosse team will host their third annual Grossmont College Men's Lacrosse Fundraiser at The Hills Pub in La Mesa on October 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

GIANTS BULLPEN DOESN'T FALTER THIS TIME; SAN FRAN TAKES GAME ONE FROM PADRES

 

By Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

September 22, 2016 (San Diego) - After a good series against the Diamondbacks (albeit not getting the sweep), the Padres welcomed the Giants to Petco Park.  Jeff Samardzija would be their first pitcher to face against Christian Friedrich.

AZTEC VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO #7 USD IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball drops match to No. 7 USD

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Emma Fuzie had seven kills and three blocks against USD Tuesday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State came up short in its annual match against No. 7 University of San Diego as it fell to the Toreros in three sets (25-21, 25-19, 26-24) Tuesday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the eighth in a row for the visitors, who improved to 9-2 on the season while SDSU saw its four-match win streak end and its record fall to 8-6.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/20: BYE WEEK BLUES

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy of Jen Heisel, Assistant Media Relations Director, San Diego State

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - With a much-deserved bye week this week after two big wins against Cal and Northern Illinois, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior running back/wide receiver Rashaad Penny sat down with the media at their weekly press conference.

HARRIS NAMED MW VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec volleyball player sets school hitting percentage record

Source: goaztecs.com pres release

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September 19, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State middle blocker Deja Harris has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors for matches played through Sunday, September 18, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award of Harris’ career.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND TANNER BLAIN NAMED MW PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Blain (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 19, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Tanner Blain (Lindenhurst, Ill.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Blain garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS IN HEARTBREAKER TO #24/23 TEXAS TECH

 

Aztecs lose on an own goal in the 77th minute

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 18, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State closed its non-conference schedule on Sunday night with a 1-0 loss to No. 24/23 Texas Tech at SDSU Sports Deck. The difference maker was an own goal, which snapped the Aztecs’ two-game winning streak and dropped them to 2-5. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, improved to 7-1-2.

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