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SDSU SOFTBALL SPLITS AGAINST A PAIR OF 2016 NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS

 

Aztecs down Oklahoma State 17-5 in six innings before falling to No. 1/1 Florida State 6-4

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres hit for the cycle with a school-record five runs and six RBIs in SDSU's 17-5 win over Oklahoma State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 25, 2017 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team opened up its play in the prestigious Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with a split against a pair of 2016 NCAA tournament teams Friday night in Cathedral City, Calif. The Aztecs (5-5) first run-ruled Oklahoma State 17-5 in six innings before falling to No. 1/1 Florida State 6-4 in the nightcap.

AZTECS RALLY TO TIE, BUT TENNESSEE PREVAILS IN FIRST SDSU GAME OF TONY GWYNN CLASSIC

 

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February 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State baseball played their first game in the second annual Tony Gwynn Baseball Classic tonight against the University of Tennessee.  The Classic was originally supposed to last until Sunday, but due to inclement weather, it has been reduced to Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with UC Irvine opening the tournament against the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame on Thursday night.  Senior lefty Brett Seeburger got the start for the Aztecs against another southpaw, junior Zach Warren for Tennessee.  The Volunteers faced Seton Hall earlier in the day.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: BERRY WINS POLE VAULT TITLE IN DAY TWO OF MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Berry won SDSU’s 22nd MW title in the pole vault out of 35 possible tries

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February 24, 2017 (Alberquerque) - Sophomore Marissa Berry won the pole vault and two other Aztecs broke school records to lead the San Diego State track and field team on the second day of the Mountain West Indoor Championships, hosted by New Mexico, on Friday.

SDSU LACROSSE TOPPLES MICHIGAN ON THE ROAD 11-7

 

Watson leads Aztecs with five goals

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February 24, 2017 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) - Bolstered by senior Alex Watson’s career-high five goals, the San Diego State lacrosse team registered its first victory of the year with an 11-7 triumph over Michigan Friday in a non-conference road game at Oosterbaan Field House.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DOWN SAINT MARY'S 6-1

 

Aztecs post five singles victories to help even season record at 4-4

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Photo:  Sander Gjoels-Andersen was a double winner in the Aztecs' 6-1 triumph over Saint Mary's on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 24, 2017 (San Diego) - After a 12-day hiatus, the San Diego State men’s tennis team showed no rust on Friday, posting an impressive 6-1 victory over Saint Mary’s in a non-conference dual match at Aztec Tennis Center. With the win, SDSU evens its record at 4-4 on the year, while the Gaels drop to 3-4 overall.

NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO SUFFERS 14-10 LOSS AT NO. 6 UC IRVINE

 

Aztecs drop first game of Barbara Kalbus Invitational

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February 24, 2017 (Irvine) - The 12th-ranked San Diego State water polo team dropped a tough 14-10 decision at No. 6 UC Irvine on Friday afternoon in the first game of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational. The loss puts the Aztecs’ record at 4-5 on the season.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 24: TO COLORADO STATE

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February 24, 2017 (San Diego) - After a tough loss on Wednesday night to Fresno State, the Aztecs men's basketball team heads to Colorado State for a Saturday night matchup.  Coach Steve Fisher sat down with the media this morning.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD RUNS NO. 5 ALL-TIME DISTANCE MEDLEY IN MW CHAMPIONSHIP'S OPENING DAY

 

SDSU continues the championships tomorrow with the long jump at 1 p.m.

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February 23, 2017 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State track and field opened the Mountain West Championships, hosted by New Mexico, by running the program’s fifth-best time in the distance medley relay on Thursday.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DOWN NO. 7/11 CAL STATE FULLERTON 5-4

 

 

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Photo:  CJ Saylor got the final three outs to record his first save of the seaon in the win over CSU Fullerton Wednesday night.

February 23, 2017 (Fullerton, Calif.) - In a game that went back and forth, San Diego State had the final say as it defeated No. 7/11 Cal State Fullerton, 5-4, Wednesday evening at Goodwin Field. With the win, the Aztecs improved to 3-2 on the season while Fullerton saw its recorded drop to 2-2.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: LACKLUSTER EFFORT LEADS TO 63-55 LOSS TO FRESNO STATE

 

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February 22, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s basketball looked to win their fourth game in a row and go to 17-10 (9-6 in MW play) against 16-11 (8-7 in Mountain West play) Fresno State and sweep the season series with the Bulldogs tonight at Viejas Arena.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS IN TOUGH DEFENSIVE BATTLE AT FRESNO STATE

 

SDSU did not allow a Fresno State field goal for 6:10 in the fourth quarter

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February 22, 2017 (Fresno) - San Diego State women’s basketball battled Fresno State until the clock ran out, shutting out the Bulldogs from a field goal for over six minutes in the fourth quarter, but ultimately fell in a defensive juggernaut, 59-50, against its Mountain West foe Fresno State Wednesday night in Save Mart Center.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS SOARS PAST EAGLES 7-0

 

SDSU shuts down Eastern Michigan

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February 22, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's tennis team dominated in its dual on Wednesday, sweeping the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 7-0, at the Aztec Tennis Center. Today’s win puts the Aztecs at 2-0 in series history against EMU.

SDSU GOLF: NAHUM MENDOZA III TIES FOR THIRD AT THE PRESTIGE AT PGA WEST

 

Aztecs drop into tie for sixth as a team

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Photo:  Nahum Mendoza III was the Aztecs' No. 1 finisher at The Prestige at PGA WEST where he tied for third at four under.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 22, 2017 (La Quinta, Calif.) - San Diego State men’s golfer Nahum Mendoza III (San Diego, Calif.) tied for third place on the individual leaderboard Wednesday after firing an even-par 71 during the final round of The Prestige at PGA WEST.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DROP 7-5 DECISION TO UC IRVINE

 

Five-run deficit proves too much to overcome

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Photo:  David Henslety had a pair of RBI in the contest at UC Irvine Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 22, 2017 (Irvine, Calif.) - San Diego State was unable to recover from a five-run deficit after four innings as it dropped a 7-5 decision to UC Irvine Tuesday night at Anteater Ballpark. With the loss, the Aztecs evened their early season ledger at 2-2 while the Anteaters improved to 2-1.

SDSU SOFTBALL: BIG FIRST INNING AND INSURANCE RUNS GIVE AZTECS 10-4 WIN OVER SIENA

 

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February 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Since the rest of the Campbell/Cartier Classic last weekend was rained out, SDSU softball didn't returne to Aztec Softball Stadium until tonight when they hosted the Siena University Saints on Tuesday night.  Senior righty Erica Romero got the start for the Aztecs against Siena’s freshman righty Maddie McMahon.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR THIRD AFTER DAY TWO AT THE PRESTIGE

 

Aztecs’ Nahum Mendoza III climbs into tie for third individually

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Photo:  Senior Nahum Mendoza III led the Aztecs with a 68 on day two of The Prestige at PGA West.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 21, 2017 (La Quinta, Calif.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in a third-place tie after shooting a 5-over-par 289 on Tuesday during the second round of The Prestige at PGA West.  The Aztecs vaulted into the lead midway through the day, opening up a six-shot advantage at one point, before slipping back into the third position at 3-over 571, along with Iowa State.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 21: FRESNO STATE

 

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February 21, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men's basketball has won three straight.  Again.  They have only won four straight once this season.  They're looking to do it again tomorrow night against Fresno State at home.  Coach Steve Fisher, junior guard Trey Kell and junior forward Malik Pope sat down with the media today at the team's weekly press conference.

MOUNTAIN WEST NAMES 30 AZTECS TO FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

 

SDSU student-athletes honored for classroom achievements

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February 21, 2017 (San Diego) - A total of 30 San Diego State student-athletes from four different sports were named to the Mountain West all-academic team for the 2016 fall semester, the league office announced Tuesday morning.

AZTECS PLACE 12 ON ALL-MW SWIMMING & DIVING TEAM

 

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Photo:  Frida Berggren was named to the Mountain West all-conference team in three individual events and one relay.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Twelve members of the San Diego State women's swimming and diving team have been named to the 2017 All-Mountain West team based on their performances at the recently completed MWC Swimming & Diving Championships held in College Station, Texas, last week.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR THIRD AFTER DAY ONE AT THE PRESTIGE

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for third individually­ after 18 holes

Photo:  PJ Samiere led the Aztecs with a 68 during the opening round of The Prestige at PGA West.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 20, 2017 (La Quinta, Calif.) - San Diego State men’s golfer PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) finds himself tied for third place on the individual leaderboard after shooting a 3-under-par 68 Monday during the opening round of The Prestige at PGA WEST.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS CAPTURE SERIES WITH SHUTOUT WIN OVER PACIFIC

 

Four pitchers combine for shutout in 11-0 victory

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Photo:  Andrew Brown had three hits, two RBI and scored once in the win over Pacific Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored 10 runs over the first four innings and four Aztec hurlers combined for a five-hit shout as SDSU defeated Pacific, 11-0, Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

AZTECS FINISH SECOND AT MW SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztecs' Meyer named Freshman of the Meet

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February 19, 2017 (College Station, Tx.) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team captured second place in the final team standings at the 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested this week at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. In addition to the team’s stellar effort, Aztec McKenna Meyer was named the Freshman of the Meet for her performance over the four days of competition in the pool.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DROP NIGHTCAP TO PACIFIC 5-1

 

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had four hits including a pair of doubles over the first two games vs. Pacific.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Right after the completion of Friday's rain-delayed opening day game, which the Aztecs won 11-5, both teams took the field again for game two.  This time, Pacific had the upper hand as they beat the Aztecs 5-1.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS WIN RAIN DELAYED SEASON OPENER 11-5

 

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February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs baseball kicked off their season with a Friday afternoon opening day against Pacific.  Senior lefty Brett Seeburger took the mound for the Aztecs against sophomore right hander Shelby Lackey for Pacific.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS DROPS TO UNLV 80-62

 

Each team made 10 3-pointers in the contest

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February 18, 2017 (Las Vegas) - San Diego State women’s basketball and UNLV each made 10 3-pointers but the Rebels secured its victory on a better overall shooting percentage, as the Aztecs fell in a Mountain West contest, 80-62, on Saturday in Cox Pavilion.

SDSU LACROSSE ROLLS PAST CLAREMONT-MUDD-SCRIPPS IN EXHIBITION 16-4

 

Senior Alex Watson leads Aztecs with hat trick

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February 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State lacrosse team received goals from 10 different players Saturday to key its 16-4 victory over visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in its lone exhibition game of the 2017 campaign at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTECS MOVE INTO SECOND AT MW SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU, Nevada in tight battle for second spot at conference title meet

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Photo:  Summer Harrison broke her own school record in the 100 butterfly Friday evening at the 2017 Mountian West Swimming & Diving Championships.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 17, 2017 (College Station, Tx.) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team moved up into sole possession of second place at the end of the third day of 2017 Mountain West Championships being contested at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Included in the team’s performance on Friday was a new school record in 100 butterfly, Aztec’s first victory in an individual event and five times that entered the SDSU top 10 lists.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 17: BACK HOME





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February 17, 2017 (San Diego) - After winning two in a row, SDSU men's basketball returns home to face UNLV on Sunday.  Coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Jeremy Hemsley and junior guard Trey Kell called a press conference today to talk to the media after their big turnaround.  The Aztecs are 15-10 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play.

SDSU SOFTBALL DEFEATS UC RIVERSIDE 3-0

 

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Photo:  Julie McDonald tossed a three-hit shutout to help SDSU beat UC Riverside 3-0.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 16, 2017 (San Diego) - Julie McDonald (Carlsbad, Calif./Carlsbad HS) tossed a three-hit shutout against UC Riverside to help San Diego State to a split at the 27th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic Thursday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (3-4) first downed the Highlanders (1-5), 3-0, before falling to No. 8/9 Washington, 6-5, later in the night.

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