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AZTEC SOFTBALL CLAIMS SERIES WITH 10-6 WIN AT BOISE STATE

 

SDSU leads the country with a .359 average this season

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April 23, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team scored 10 runs over the first four innings and never looked back in a 10-6 win Sunday afternoon at Boise State. The victory gave the Aztecs (25-15, 9-6 MW) the series over the Broncos (25-17, 7-11 MW).

AZTEC TRACK AND FIELD WINS TRITON INVITATIONAL BEHIND THREE EVENT CHAMPIONS

 

SDSU collected nearly 93 points more than the second-place finisher

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April 22, 2017 (La Jolla) - San Diego State track & field won UC San Diego’s Triton Invitational, thanks to three individual event champions and 13 top-five finishes on Saturday.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS BEATS UNLV FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT WIN

 

Aztecs to await seeding for MW Championship

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Photo:  Santiago Cevallos provided the clinching point at No. 4 singles on Saturday vs. UNLV.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State dialed up its fourth consecutive 4-2 victory on Saturday, defeating Mountain West rival UNLV in the regular-season finale for both squads at Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO FOURTH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Aztec senior Gunn Yang tied for fifth individually after 36 holes  

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April 22, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team slipped into fourth place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Saturday after shooting an even-par 288 during the second round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS BLANKED AT SAN JOSE STATE

 

Aztecs return to action next week at MW Championship

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April 22, 2017 (San Jose) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team was unable to snap a lengthy losing streak in its regular-season finale on Saturday, dropping a 7-0 decision to San José State in Mountain West dual match at Almaden Valley Athletic Club.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES LOSE LEAD EARLY AND GAME IN EXTRA INNINGS

 

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Photo:  Fellowship of Christian Athletes recognized before the game.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 22, 2017 (San Diego) - Great offense late in the game led to a Padres win over the Marlins last night.  They looked to replicate in game two tonight with Jered Weaver on the mound against former Padre Dan Straily.

SDSU SOFTBALL BLOWS PAST BOISE STATE 14-0

 

Aztecs run-rule Broncos in five innings to even series

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Photo:  West Hills High grad Katie Byrd (left) and Molly Sturdivant (right) combined for six RBIs in SDSU's 14-0 win over Boise State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team run-ruled Boise State 14-0 in five innings to even the weekend series Saturday at Boise State. The Aztecs (24-15, 8-6 MW) outhit the Broncos (25-16, 7-10 MW), 14-3, in the game.

AZTEC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 6-5 LOSS AT UC SANTA BARBARA

 

Baseball falls to Gauchos 6-5 on late run

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had a late three-run home run in Saturday's contest at UCSB.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (Santa Barbara) - San Diego State rallied for five runs in the seventh inning to overturn a 5-0 deficit only to see UC Santa Barbara score once in the bottom of the same frame and hold on for the 6-5 victory over the Aztecs Saturday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium in Santa Barbara.

NO. 11 SDSU WATER POLO FALLS TO NO. 18 UCSD ON SENIOR DAY 10-6

 

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Photo:  he Aztecs honored their seven seniors prior to Saturday's game vs. UCSD.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (San Diego) - The 11th-ranked San Diego State water polo team wrapped up its regular-season schedule on a sour note Saturday, falling to No. 18 UC San Diego in the 16th annual Harper Cup game at Aztec Aquaplex as part of Senior Day festivities.

SDSU LACROSSE NETS BIG ROAD WIN AT UC DAVIS 13-11

 

Aztecs clinch spot in MPSF Tournament 

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Photo:  Taylor Sullivan recorded her first career hat trick on Friday at UC Davis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 22, 2017 (Davis) - With its postseason fortunes on the line, the San Diego State lacrosse team picked up a huge road victory Friday night with a 13-11 triumph over UC Davis in a pivotal Mountain Pacific Sports Federation showdown at Aggie Stadium.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES' PATIENT OFFENSE GETS GAME ONE WIN OVER FISH

 

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Photo: San Diego Gay Men's Chorus, the San Diego Women's Chorus and San Diego LGBT Pride sing the national anthem for Out at the Park night.   Via @Padres on Twitter

April 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had probably their first good series of the season against the Diamondbacks.  They left and now the Padres face another NL East team, the Miami Marlins, for their weekend series.  Adam Conley started game one for the fish against Trevor Cahill for the Padres.

AZTEC BASEBALL SCORES LATE TO DEFEAT UC SANTA BARBARA 5-3

 

 

Verdon drives in winning run in top of the ninth

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April 21, 2017 (Santa Barbara) - Jordan Verdon singled in the game-winning run in the top of the ninth and Chase Calabuig drove in an insurance run as San Diego State rallied to defeat UC Santa Barbara, 5-3, Friday afternoon at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium. The runs broke a 3-3 deadlock and sent SDSU on the way to its 12th win in its last 14 contests.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS TOPPLES SANTA CLARA ON SENIOR DAY 4-2

 

Aztecs win third straight; will face UNLV in 2017 regular-season finale on Saturday

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Photo:  Flanked by assistant coach Jeff Thomsen and head coach Gene Carswell, respectively, seniors Milen Ianakiev and Marko Goles-Babic were honored prior to the Aztecs' win over Santa Clara on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State emerged with its third consecutive victory Friday after recording a 4-2 conquest of Santa Clara in a non-conference dual match at Aztec Tennis Center. With the win, SDSU moves to 8-14 on the season, while the Broncos slip to 14-6 overall.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD'S BONNIE DRAXLER WINS PV TITLE TO OPEN TRITON INVITATIONAL

 

Draxler’s pole vault title is the 10th outdoor title of her career

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April 21, 2017 (La Jolla) - San Diego State track & field junior Bonnie Draxler earned her fourth pole vault title of the season to pace the Aztecs’ field athletes in the opening day of the Triton Invitational, hosted by UC San Diego Friday.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS AT BOISE STATE 6-4

 

Broncos snap SDSU’s five-game winning streak

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant had two hits, two RBIs and a walk, but SDSU fell, 6-4, at Boise State.  Courtesy:  goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (Boise) - The San Diego State softball team had its season-long five-game winning streak snapped in a 6-4 loss Friday afternoon at Boise State. The Aztecs dropped to 23-15 overall and 7-6 in Mountain West play with the loss, while the Broncos improved to 25-15 and 7-9.

LOCAL FOOTBALL TEAM--NOT THEM--RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO

 

By Nick Pellegrino for East County Magazine

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April 21, 2017 (Santee) -- When it comes to football and family fun, why root for a team which hasn't reached a championship game in nearly a quarter century, when there's a championship right here in our own backyard here in East County?

AZTEC ROWING CLAIMS OUTRIGHT WIN OF PATTY WYATT PERPETUAL TROPHY

 

SDSU defeats UCSD 13-0 in final dual of the season

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April 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team competed in its final dual of the season this morning, where the Aztecs finished ahead of UC San Diego, 13-0, to claim the Patty Wyatt Perpetual Trophy in its inaugural year. SDSU entered three eight boats and two four boats in the dual against the Tritons.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR FIRST AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Four Aztecs among individual top 10

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Photo:  Gunn Yang recorded an ace on the par-3 No. 4 Friday during the opening round of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team owns a share of lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship after shooting a combined 9-under-par 279 on Friday during the opening round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

ECM PADRES REPORT: STELLAR PITCHING AND INNING OF OFFENSE CARRY PADRES TO SERIES WIN OVER DIAMONDBACKS

 

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Photo:  Miracle League SD honored before the game.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 20, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night, the Padres did the bare minimum and still won.  Could they replicate that failing high school student-esque success tonight?  We would see with Clayton Richard on the mound against Patrick Corbin for the Dbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: AYBAR'S HOMER ENOUGH TO LIFT PADRES OVER DIAMONDBACKS

 

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April 19, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was disastrous.  Luckily in baseball, you get more chances to redeem yourself.  The Padres tried that again tonight in game two against the Diamondbacks.  Zack Greinke started on the hill for Arizona against Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF'S FERNANDA ESCUARIZA CAPTURES MEDALIST HONORS AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs finish second in team standings for second straight year

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Photo:  Flanked by head coach Leslie Spalding and assistant coach Carly Ludwig, Fernanda Escauriza (center) takes the ceremonial plunge into Poppie's Pond after capturing medalist honors on Wednesday. (Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos, courtesy goaztecs.com)

April 19, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - San Diego State’s Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) captured the individual title at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Wednesday after shooting a 2-under-par 70 during the final round at Mission Hills Country Club. With her total, the Aztec freshman completed the event with a 54-hole total of 6-under 210 to become the program’s first-ever medalist in a conference tournament.

ECM PADRES REPORT: TOP OFFENSE IN NL WEST TOO MUCH FOR PADS

 

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Photo:  2017 Jackie Robinson Family YMCA scholarship recipients.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Most people have a pretty good time in Atlanta.  The Padres didn’t, getting swept in four games by the Braves.  But tonight, they’re back home and in the NL West again. It was time to get back on track against the Diamondbacks.  Shelby Miller started tonight for Arizona against Jared Cosart for the Padres.

AZTECS' BATS STAY HOT IN 10-1 VICTORY AT UC RIVERSIDE

 

Home runs by Calabuig and Adkison help SDSU defeat Highlanders

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Photo:  Chase Calabuig had four htis including a home run with three RBI and a run scored in the win at UC Riverside Tuesday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 18, 2017 (Riverside) - San Diego State scored six times over the first three innings and seven Aztec pitchers limited UC Riverside to a run on five hits in a 10-1 victory over the Highlanders Tuesday night at the Riverside Sports Complex. With the win, SDSU improved to 27-11 as it won for the 11th time in its last 13 contests.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO SECOND AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza tied for second individually after second round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza moved into a tie for second at the MW Championship after tying for the low round of the day with a 3-under 69.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 18, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team slipped one notch into second place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Tuesday after posting a combined 3-over-par 291 during the second round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

SDSU, VIEJAS ARENA SELECTED TO HOST 2022 NCAA TOURNEY GAMES

 

SDSU also hosts NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in 2018

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April 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State has been selected to host the first and second rounds of the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee announced today. This is the fifth time SDSU and Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl have been picked to serve as a host for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

AZTECS SOFTBALL SWEEPS MOUNTAIN WEST WEEKLY AWARDS

 

Jenavee Peres (player) and Erica Romero (pitcher) capture weekly league honors

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April 18, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team swept the Mountain West weekly awards, the league announced Tuesday. Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) was named the MW Player of the Week, while Erica Romero (Corona, Calif.) was selected the MW Pitcher of the Week.

GIRLS LACROSSE: PATRIOTS ESCAPE BACK AND FORTH TUSSLE WITH EAGLES WITH 15-11 VICTORY

 

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April 17, 2017 (San Diego) - Granite Hills girls lacrosse traveled to a sort-of East County school, Patrick Henry High, to take on the Patriots.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES ACTUALLY TRY, BUT BRAVES WALK IT OFF FOR THE SWEEP

 

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April 17, 2017 (Atlanta) - They may have already lost the series, but tonight, the Padres had one last chance to redeem themselves and avoid a sweep by the Braves.  Jered Weaver started on the mound for San Diego against Jaime Garcia for the Braves.

SDSU BASEBALL: HENSLEY SELECTED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Local player hits .647 over four games to earn award

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April 17, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State outfielder David Hensley has earned Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week honors for games played through Sunday, April 16, 2017. It is the first MW weekly accolade of Hensley’s career.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SHARES LEAD AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza, Haleigh Krause tied for fourth individually

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza (left) and Haleigh Krause are tied for 4th on the individual leaderboard after each shot a 71 in round one of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 17, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team grabbed a share of the lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Monday after shooting a collective 1-under-par 287 during the opening round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

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