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ECM PADRES REPORT: EL CAJON NATIVE PITCHES COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT AS RANGERS BLANK PADRES 11-0

 

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Photo:  El Cajon native, Grossmont High School and USD grad A.J. Griffin threw a complete game shutout against the Padres on Tuesday.  Via @Rangers on Twitter

May 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The Padres had a rare Tuesday day game today on the last day of a home-at-home against the Texas Rangers after a great offensive showing last night.  El Cajon native, Grossmont High and USD grad A.J. Griffin started on the mound for the Rangers against Jered Weaver.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO EIGHTH AFTER DAY TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs two shots out of coveted sixth spot heading into Wednesday’s final round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza led the Aztecs with a 72 during the second round of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 9, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - Despite shaving two strokes off its combined score from round one, the San Diego State women’s golf team slipped two notches into eighth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional on Tuesday after posting an 8-over-par 296 during the second round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

JUSTIN HUTSON ELEVATED TO SDSU MEN'S HOOPS ASSOCIATED HEAD COACH

 

Long-time assistant to enter 10th season at SDSU

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May 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Justin Hutson has been elevated from SDSU men’s basketball assistant coach to associate head coach, Aztec head coach Brian Dutcher announced. Hutson is entering his 10th season atop Montezuma Mesa.

ECM PADRES REPORT: STELLAR OFFENSE LEADS TO GAME ONE WIN OVER RANGERS

 

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Photo:  Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Yesterday’s game was rained out, but the Padres were back in action tonight against an American League opponent, the Texas Rangers, for a nice change of pace.  Nick Martinez started on the mound for the Rangers against Trevor Cahill.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF IN SIXTH PLACE AFTER DAY ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ Blair, Vivaldi among individual top 20

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Photo:  Sirene Blair led the Aztecs with a 72 in round one of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 8, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team sits in sixth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional after firing a collective 10-over-par 298 on Monday during the opening round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

REYES EARNS MW PITCHER OF THE WEEK AWARD

 

Aztec senior allows one hit over 5.2 innings

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May 8, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior left-hander Marcus Reyes has been named the Mountain West Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played through Sunday, May 7, 2017.

AZTECS SWEEP SERIES WITH 10-INNING WIN OVER SAN JOSE STATE

 

Baseball downs Spartans 6-5 on safety squeeze

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Photo:  Ryan Orr's sacrifice bunt in the top of the 10th drove home the winning run in the victory at San Jose State Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 7, 2017 (San Jose) - San Diego State scored the winning run on a safety squeeze in the top of the 10th inning as it defeated San Jose State 6-5 Sunday afternoon at Municipal Stadium in San Jose. It was the second consecutive extra-inning win for the Aztecs over the Spartans and allowed them to sweep not only the three-game weekend series but the full six-game slate against SJSU this season.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BELLINGER'S GRAND SLAM GIVES DODGERS WIN AND SERIES

UPDATE:  Today's game has been postponed due to rain; will be made up as part of a doubleheader on 9/2

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May 6, 2017 (San Diego) - With last night’s ninth inning still fresh in their minds, the Padres took the field again tonight, hoping for a better result.  Clayton Kershaw started on the mound for the Dodgers against Clayton Richard for the Padres.  Good luck with that.

AZTEC SOFTBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER WITH UNLV

 

SDSU wins twice on Senior Day to sweep weekend series

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May 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Shelby Thompson (Benicia, Calif.) hit a pair of home runs in the first game and Ashley Ercolano (Poway, Calif./Poway HS) hit a grand slam in the final home game of her career in the nightcap to lift San Diego State to a doubleheader sweep over UNLV Saturday at SDSU Softball Stadium.

AZTECS DOWN SAN JOSE STATE 5-3 IN 12 INNINGS

 
Calabuig drives in three with homer, double
 
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Photo:  Chase Calabuig had a double, home run and three RBI in the win at San Jose State on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com
May 6, 2017 (San Jose) - San Diego Scored twice in the top of the 12th inning and defeated San Jose State 5-3 Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium in San Jose, Calif., as it registered its 11th series win of the season. The victory was also the third straight for the Aztecs, who improved to 33-15 overall and 16-7 in the Mountain West.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD COMPETES AT OXY INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU next competes at the MW Outdoor Track & Field Championships

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May 6, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State track and field had a small contingent compete at the Oxy Invitational, hosted by Occidental College in Los Angeles, on Saturday.

AZTECS RALLY TO DEFEAT SAN JOSE STATE 8-5

 

Baseball comes back twice in win over Spartans

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had two hits, two RBI and scored once in the win at San Jose State Friday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 6, 2017 (San Jose) - San Diego State had to come from behind twice as it rallied to defeat San Jose State, 8-4, Friday night at Municipal Stadium in San Jose. The win was the fourth in four games against the Spartans for SDSU this season as it improved to 32-15 overall and 15-7 in the Mountain West.

ECM PADRES REPORT: BLOODY NINTH GIVES DODGERS WIN OVER PADRES

 

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Photo: the Friar celebrates Cinco de Mayo.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 5, 2017 (San Diego) - It wasn’t the prettiest series for the Padres against the Rockies, but they did manage to eek one game out of it.  Now the Dodgers are coming to town for a three-game weekend series.  In tonight’s game one, Kenta Maeda started for the Dodgers against Jhoulys Chacin.

CABLE'S TWO-RUN HOMER LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL OVER UNLV

 

 

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May 5, 2017 (San Diego) - On Cinco de Mayo, Aztecs softball welcomed the UNLV Rebels to Aztec softball stadium.  Senior Morgan Ettinger started on the mound for the Rebels against another senior, Erica Romero, for the Aztecs.

POLICE AND FIRE BASKETBALL SHOWDOWN MAY 7 BENEFITS HELIX ATHLETICS

 

East County News Service

May 4, 2017 (La Mesa) – La Mesa Police and local firefighters invite you to a police and fire basketball showdown at the Helix High School gym on Sunday, May7 at 2 p.m.  Police and Fire department vehicles will also be available for tours.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES' EFFORTS IN VAIN AS ROCKIES TAKE SERIES IN EXTRA INNINGS

 

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Last night was bad for the Padres.  But they still had a chance to win the series from Colorado in a day game at Petco.  Kyle Freeland started for the Rockies against Luis Perdomo.

LITTLE, THOMPSON SELECTED TO MOUNTAIN WEST ALL-STAR TEAM TO TOUR EUROPE

 

Collins-Parker to coach MW all-stars

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior middle blocker Baylee Little and sophomore setter Indigo Thompson have been named to the Mountain West All-Star Volleyball Team that will travel to Europe this summer to compete at the European Global Challenge.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF RECEIVES 19TH STRAIGHT NCAA REGIONAL BID

 

Aztecs garner seventh seed in Washington Regional

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s golf team will venture to the Pacific Northwest for the 2017 Washington Regional May 15-17 as announced Thursday by the NCAA selection committee. The 37th-ranked Aztecs earned a No. 7 seed for their school-record 19th consecutive regional appearance and 22nd overall since the regional format was launched in 1989.

ECM PADRES REPORT: REVENGE OF THE ROCKIES IN GAME TWO TOO MUCH FOR PADRES

 

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Photo:  Local athletes, coaches and staff who participated at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.  Via @Padres on Twitter

May 3, 2017 (San Diego) - Big offense helped the Padres take game one against the Rockies last night and they looked to do it again tonight with a rookie, Antonio Senzatela, on the mound for Colorado against Jered Weaver.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF, VOLLEYBALL EARN PUBLIC RECOGNITION AWARDS FROM NCAA

 

Both SDSU teams recognized for outstanding academic achievements

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May 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s golf and volleyball programs were publically recognized by the NCAA today for their outstanding academic achievements. The recognition comes on the heels of their most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rates (APR), which were both in the top 10 percent of their sport.

AZTECS RALLY TO DOWN UCLA 8-6

 

Pair of homers in the ninth send SDSU to victory over Bruins

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez's two-run homer in the ninth provided the margin of victory in the 8-6 win at UCLA Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 2, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State scored three runs in the top of the ninth with a pair of home runs as it defeated UCLA 8-6 Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium in Los Angeles. The rally brought the Aztecs back from the brink as they had trailed since the fourth inning.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES AMP UP OFFENSE TO TAKE GAME ONE FROM ROCKIES

 

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Photo:  San Diego/Imperial County Red Cross. Via @Padres on Twitter

May 2, 2017 (San Diego) - After a day off, the Padres started May at home against the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies.  Tyler Chatwood started on the mound for Colorado against Trevor Cahill.

AZTEC SECOND VARSITY EIGHT NAMED AAC BOAT OF THE WEEK

 

SDSU’s 2V8 won both its races at the WIRA Championships

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May 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State second varsity eight earned the American Athletic Conference Boat of the Week honor, the conference office announced Tuesday. This is the first weekly award for the 2V8 and just the second conference honor for the SDSU rowing team. The second eight had a stellar weekend in Gold River, Calif., where it won its two races at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships on Lake Natoma.

HENDERSON NAMED MW TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

This is Henderson’s second weekly conference honor of the season

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May 2, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson was selected as the Mountain West Outdoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the prestigious Penn Relays last weekend.

BRAD DALUISO GOLF CLASSIC FEATURES HELICOPTER BALL DROP

 
By Nick Pellegrino
Photo courtesy Grossmont College
 
May 1, 2017 (Dehesa) - Brad Daluiso, the former National Football League kicker who spent the majority of an 11-year career with the New York Giants, added a wrinkle to his annual charity golf tournament, slated for Friday (May 5).

GIRLS LACROSSE: EAGLES STOP FOOTHILLERS' RALLY, WIN 11-5

 

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May 1, 2017 (El Cajon) - On May Day, Granite Hills and Grossmont girls lacrosse faced off on the final game of both teams’ seasons.  The Eagles entered tonight with an impressive season, going 10-4 overall and 5-2 in league.  The Foothillers could stand to do a little better; they were 5-10 overall and 3-4 in league play entering tonight.

SEEBURGER NAMED MW PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

 

Aztec senior wins honor for second time in 2017

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May 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State senior left-hander Brett Seeburger has been named the Mountain West Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played through Sunday, April 30, 2017. It is the second MW weekly accolade of the season for the Aztec hurler.

SDSU LACROSSE'S IJEOMA IKPE, KATRINA REEVES EARN MPSF ALL-TOURNAMENT HONORS

 

 

Aztec duo led team to first-ever postseason victory

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Photo:  Ijeoma Ikpe courtesy goaztecs.com

May 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse seniors Ijeoma Ikpe and Katrina Reeves were named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all-tournament team, as announced Sunday following the MPSF Championships in Los Angeles, Calif.

HARRIS NAMED TO U.S. COLLEGIATE NATIONAL TEAM PROGRAM

 

Aztec middle blocker set to train at University of Minnesota with national squad

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May 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State middle blocker Deja Harris has been selected as one of 31 players to the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Minneapolis (CNT-Minneapolis) program. Five spots remain open for the CNT-Minneapolis program pending final outcome of the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team’s results at the Women’s U20 Pan American Cup held in early May.

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