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SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS CORNELL 1-0

 

Aztecs pick up first victory of the season

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September 11, 2016 (Ithaca, N.Y.) - San Diego State picked up its first win of the season on a Victoria Barba penalty kick as the Aztecs defeated Cornell on the road, 1-0. The Aztecs move to 1-4 on the year, while the Big Red fall to 2-3.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN FIRST AFTER DAY ONE AT GOPHER INVITE

 

Aztecs’ Blake Abercrombie tied for fifth on individual leaderboard

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September 10, 2016 (Independence, Minn.) - With four players among the individual top 20, the San Diego State men’s golf team vaulted into the lead at the Gopher Invitational on Saturday after shooting a collective 3-over-par 571 during the first two rounds at the par-71, 7,388-yard Windsong Farm Golf Club.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS SPLIT MATCHES AT ART CARMICHAEL INVITATIONAL

 

Volleyball wins one, loses one

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Photo: Deja Harris had 19 kills and a .643 hitting percentage in the win over Stony Brook on Saturday.  Via goaztecs.com

September 10, 2016 (San Diego) - For the second day in a row, the San Diego State volleyball team recovered from a 2-1 set deficit to post a five-set victory at the Art Carmichael Invitational in Kingston, R.I. Saturday afternoon it was Stony Brook that was the victim as the Aztecs rallied to defeat the Seawolves by set scores of 25-19, 18-25, 21-25, 25-19, 15-7.

ROCKIES BRING PADRES BACK TO EARTH IN GAME TWO

 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  members from the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital being honored for Women and Newborns on Nurse Appreciation Night. Via @Padres on Twitter

September 9, 2016 (San Diego) - If it weren’t for a solo home run in the ninth, the Padres would’ve had their biggest shutout win in franchise history.  They looked to do it again tonight with Luis Perdomo on the mound against Tyler Chatwood.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL DEFEATS RHODE ISLAND IN OPENING MATCH OF ART CARMICHAEL INVITATIONAL

 

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September 9, 2016 (Kingston, R.I.) - San Diego State defeated Rhode Island, 3-2 (18-25, 27-25, 15-25, 25-15, 17-15) in its opening match at the Art Carmichael Invitational in Kingston, R.I.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT UTRGV

 

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September 9, 2016 (San Diego) - The Aztecs posted their third straight shutout of the 2016 campaign with a 3-0 win over the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley, while junior forward Jeroen Meefout scored two goals to provide the offensive spark. Senior Michael Sauers also scored on a penalty kick for SDSU, which maintained a 5-4 advantage in shots on goal.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKED AT NO. 16/12 PENN STATE

 

Aztecs fall to 0-4 on the season

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September 9, 2016 (University Park, Pa.) - San Diego State suffered a 3-0 defeat at defending national champion and No. 16/12 Penn State on Friday at Jeffrey Field. The loss drops the Aztecs to 0-4 on the season, while the Nittany Lions improve to 3-2-1.

PADS GO BACK TO NL WEST PLAY WITH WHOPPING WIN OVER ROCKIES

 

By Liz Alper

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September 8, 2016 (San Diego) - The Padres won’t see the Red Sox for at least three years.  They must be glad about that.  Tonight they return to NL West play with a four-game weekend series against the Colorado Rockies.  Clayton Richard started on the hill for the Pads against Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies.

INAUGURAL OVER THE LINE SET TO TAKE PLACE IN SANTEE

 

Santee Chamber celebrates oktOVERfest with OTL and Party in the Park

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September 8, 2016 (Santee) - The Santee Chamber of Commerce is bringing an Over-the-Line tournament and Party in the Park to Santee at their inaugural oktOVERfest on October 1.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL RELEASES 2016-17 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to have every conference game shown nationally

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September 8, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State has released its men’s basketball schedule for the 2016-17 campaign. The Aztecs will play seven home games, which includes exhibitions and non-conference contests, before the Mountain West season begins on Jan. 1.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTEC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN FIVE SET LOSS TO UC IRVINE

 

Volleyball falls to UCI in five sets

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September 7, 2016 (San Diego) - Trailing two sets to one, San Diego state saw a spirited comeback effort fall just shy of the mark as it dropped a five-set (25-23, 29-31, 14-25, 27-25, 12-15) decision to UC Irvine Wednesday evening on Aztec Court. The result left both side with identical 3-4 records after the first seven matches of the season.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER'S TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propelled Aztecs to upset win over No. 1 Akron last Friday

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September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After scoring the game-winning goal against No. 1 Akron last Friday, San Diego State defender Travis Nicklaw (San Diego, Calif.) has earned a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week, the website announced on Tuesday.  With his recognition, the Aztec redshirt senior becomes the first SDSU student-athlete to land on the exclusive 11-player team this season.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: LOOKING AHEAD TO CAL

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After a shutout win against the University of New Hampshire last week, Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, safety Malik Smith and quarterback Christian Chapman regrouped at the Fowler Athletic Center at SDSU to look ahead to this Saturday's game against the Cal Golden Bears.

SDSU'S ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED PAC-12 MEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec goalkeeper posted second straight shutout vs. No. 1 Akron on Sept. 2

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September 6, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance in the Aztecs’ huge 1-0 victory over No. 1 Akron at SDSU Sports Deck on Sept. 2. With his award, the Aztec redshirt junior received the first weekly league honor of his career and marked the first conference accolade for an SDSU player this season.

SDSU WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DOWN MURRAY STATE 3-1 TO CONCLUDE OREGON CLASSIC

 

Volleyball claims four-set win over Murray State

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September 4, 2016 (Eugene, Ore.,) - San Diego State volleyball team wrapped up play at the 2016 Oregon Classic in Eugene, Ore., Saturday afternoon with a tight 3-1 victory (25-23, 29-27, 26-28, 25-18) over Murray State. With the win, the Aztecs evened their season record at 3-3 while the Racers ended the weekend with an identical mark.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY: KENT, RIBEIRO FINISH FIRST AND SECOND AT MARK COVERT CLASSIC

 

SDSU finishes in second place as a team in season opener

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September 3, 2016 (Brea, Calif.,) - Christine Kent and Elaine Ribeiro finished in first and second place, respectively, at the Mark Covert Classic at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea on Saturday morning. Overall, the Aztecs finished in second place in a field of four teams.

9ERS RALLY PAST BOLTS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Jamaal LaFrance

September 3, 2016 (San Diego) - For the last week of preseason, the San Francisco 49ers traveled to Qualcomm amidst a hotbed of controversy surrounding quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem.  Tonight, Kaepernick, Eric Reid and Nate Boyer did not stand for the national anthem on Military Appreciation Night.

AZTECS WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SPLITS MATCHES ON DAY ONE OF OREGON CLASSIC

 

Volleyball downs UC Davis, falls to Oregon

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September 3, 2016 (Eugene, Ore.,) - San Diego State opened day one at the Oregon Classic in Eugene, Ore., by splitting a pair of matches. The Aztecs began play with a three-set (25-21, 25-22, 25-17) victory over UC Davis before falling in three sets (25-10, 25-12, 25-20) to Oregon.

NO. 23 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TAKES DOWN NO. 1 AKRON

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propels Aztecs to upset win

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September 2, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute on Friday to lift the No. 23 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a monumental 1-0 victory over top-ranked Akron in the team’s 2016 home opener at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 2-0-1, while the Zips suffered their first defeat of the season, slipping to 2-1 overall.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT USD 2-0

 

Aztecs play with 10 players for more than half the game

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September 2, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State, which played with 10 players for more than half the game, fell to cross-town foe San Diego, 2-0, at Torero Stadium on Friday night. The loss dropped the Aztecs 0-3 on the season, while USD moved to 2-2.

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