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SDSU LACROSSE'S CASEY TAGGART NAMED MPSF DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec senior collects first career weekly conference honor and team’s fourth of season

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March 6, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse senior Casey Taggart was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Defensive Player of the Week for her exceptional performance in the Aztecs’ 14-8 home victory over Boston University on March 5, as announced Monday evening by the league office.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO SAN JOSE STATE IN MW CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztecs receive 19 points from McKynzie Fort

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March 6, 2017 (Las Vegas) - No. 9 seed San Diego State women’s basketball fell in the opening round of the 2017 Mountain West Championship to eighth-seeded San José State, 76-58, at Thomas & Mack Center.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS' MCKYNZIE FORT NAMED ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONOREE

 

Fort is one of four Aztecs to earn All-MW accolades each of her first three seasons at SDSU

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March 6, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball junior guard McKynzie Fort earned an All-Mountain West accolade for the third consecutive season, the conference office announced Monday.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S DANNY GONZALES NAMED DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

 

Safeties coach has been with the Aztec staff since 2011

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March 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Danny Gonzales, who has been the safeties coach with the San Diego State football team since 2011, helping the Aztecs to a league-high three Mountain West titles over that span, has been promoted to defensive coordinator by head coach Rocky Long.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS UPENDS BOISE STATE 4-1

 

Aztecs defeat Broncos in Mountain West opener for both schools

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March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team returned to the win-column Sunday with a 4-1 triumph over Boise State in the Mountain West opener for both squads at Aztec Tennis Center.  The Aztecs (5-5, 1-0 MW) captured a thrilling doubles point, before reeling off three victories in singles play to level their record on the year, while the Broncos (2-13, 0-1 MW dropped their seventh straight.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS CAPTURES 4-3 WIN OVER BROWN

 

Aztecs come out on top in close contest against the Bears

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March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team bounced back after yesterday’s loss to Hawai’i to grab a win today over Brown University, 4-3. The Aztecs won the doubles point, giving them an edge moving into singles play.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS COMPLETE SWEEP OF CAL POLY WITH 2-0 WIN

 

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March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU baseball played for the sweep of their weekend series against the Mustangs of Cal Poly this afternoon.  Freshman Hayden Petrovick got the first start of his career for the Aztecs against sophomore Bobby Ay for the Mustangs.

SDSU LACROSSE DOWNS BOSTON UNIVERSITY 14-8, WINS THIRD STRAIGHT

 

Five Aztecs score two goals apiece to key victory

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Photo:  Natalie Peel was one of five Aztecs to score two goals Sunday vs. Boston U.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State lacrosse team picked up its third straight victory Sunday with a 14-8 win over visiting Boston University in a non-conference clash at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTECS SOFTBALL RALLIES PAST UC DAVIS 5-4

 

SDSU wins third consecutive game

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Photo:  Sydnee Cable had a go-ahead two-run, two-out single in the bottom of the sixth inning in the 5-4 SDSU win.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - Senior Sydnee Cable (Huntington Beach, Calif.) hit a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift San Diego State to a 5-4 win over UC Davis on the final day of the San Diego Classic I Sunday afternoon at SDSU Softball Stadium. It was the third straight win for the Aztecs (11-7), who are receiving votes in both the USA Today/NFCA and ESPN.com/USA Softball polls.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: THREE AZTECS EARN ALL-MW HONORS FROM LEAGUE MEDIA

 

Kell picks up third-team honors

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March 5, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State had three players earn all-Mountain West accolades from the media that cover the league on a regular basis. Trey Kell landed on the third team, while Dakarai Allen and Zylan Cheatham were vote to the honorable mention list.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL TO BE SIXTH SEED AT MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs to face UNLV in first round

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State will be the sixth-seeded team at next week’s 2017 Mountain West Championship. The Aztecs will open the tournament against the No. 11 seed UNLV on Wednesday, March 8, at 4 p.m. PT inside the Runnin’ Rebels’ home, the Thomas & Mack Center.

SDSU SOFTBALL: FIVE HOME RUN GAME POWERS AZTECS PAST REDHAWKS

 

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego Classic I continued tonight as SDSU softball took on Miami University of Ohio.  Junior Alex Formby started on the mound for the Aztecs against senior Carly Mortensen for the Redhawks.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS COME BACK TO DEFEAT CAL POLY 6-4

 

SDSU overcomes early deficit to take second game of weekend series

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Photo:  Dominic Purpura went five innings to pick up the win in the Aztecs' 6-4 victory over Cal Poly Saturday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State dug itself out of an early three-run deficit, scoring six times over the opening three innings, to defeat Cal Poly, 6-4, Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The win was the fourth in a row for the Aztecs, who improved to 7-4 on the season.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS NARROWLY DEFEATED BY HAWAII 4-3

 

Rainbow Wahine claim doubles point, split singles in victory over SDSU

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's tennis team returned to the Aztec Tennis Center on Saturday where the University of Hawai’i edged the Aztecs, 4-3.

The day began with close doubles competition, as Petra Melounova and Roxanne Resma claimed the first doubles victory against Jana Buth and Paola Diaz, 6-4. A close contest between duo Olivia Larsson and Alli Valk, and Marina Hruba and Alzbeta Houbova, ended in an Aztec victory, 7-6 (4). In a tight second seeded doubles match, Kennedy Davis and Mia Smith ultimately fell to Cindy Nguyen and Klara Pribylova, 7-6 (5), and Hawai’i claimed the doubles point.

PADRES HOLD ON TO GET SPRING TRAINING WIN

 

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March 4, 2017 (Peoria, Ariz.) - Padres spring training continued with a game against the Diamondbacks. Jarred Cosart started on the mound for the Padres.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS POWERS PAST NEW MEXICO FOR 63-51 WIN; EARNS NINTH SEED IN MW TOURNAMENT

 

SDSU will begin the tournament against No. 8 seed San José State on Monday at 2 p.m. PT

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March 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball used a dominating third quarter to defeat New Mexico, 63-51, in the Aztecs’ final regular season Mountain West contest of the year Friday night in Viejas Arena.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS SHUT OUT CAL POLY 5-0 IN SERIES OPENER

 

Three hurlers combine to hold Mustangs scoreless

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Photo:  Senior Brett Seeburger picked up the victory in the shutout win over Cal Poly Friday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 3, 2017 (San Diego) -  San Diego State opened its three-game weekend series against Cal Poly with a 5-0 victory over the Mustangs behind the pitching of Brett Seeburger, Jacob Erickson and Adrian Mardueno.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPETES AT PACIFIC COAST DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

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Photo:  Senior Milen Ianakiev joined forces with fellow classmate Marko Goles-Babic at the Pac Coast Doubles Championships on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 3, 2017 (La Jolla) - The San Diego State men’s tennis program had four doubles teams post victories Friday in the opening round of the 128th annual Pacific Coast Men’s Doubles Championships at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club.

SDSU SOFTBALL: AZTECS FALL TO MCNEESE STATE 7-6 IN FIRST GAME OF SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

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March 2, 2017 (San Diego) - In the first game of the San Diego Classic I, SDSU rallied back from a 7-2 deficit with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and another two in the seventh, but was unable to get the tying run across the plate in a 7-6 loss to the Cowgirls (10-9).

SDSU SOFTBALL: AZTECS LOSE SECOND GAME OF DOUBLEHEADER TO BYU in SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

 

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March 2, 2017 (San Diego) - After facing McNeese State earlier in the first day of the San Diego Classic, a game in which they rallied in the seventh, but ultimately fell 7-6, SDSU softball took on BYU tonight in the second game of their doubleheader.  Senior McKenna Bull started for the Cougars against the freshman Marissa Moreno for the Aztecs.

SDSU WATER POLO EARNS 10-8 VICTORY OVER CHENGDU UNIVERSITY

 

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March 2, 2017 (San Diego) - Caroline Israels scored three goals, including the game winner, to help No. 17 San Diego State defeat Chengdu University of China, 10-8, in an exhibition contest Thursday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO PEPPERDINE 6-1

 

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Photo:  Marko Goles-Babic was a winner at No. 2 singles vs. Pepperdine Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team put up a valiant fight in singles competition against visiting  Pepperdine Thursday, but ultimately came up on the short end of a 6-1 decision in a non-conference dual match at Aztec Tennis Center. With the loss, SDSU slips to 4-5 on the year, while the Waves snapped a two-match slide, improving to an identical 4-5 mark.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTEC MEN SEND SENIORS OFF WITH NEEDED VICTORY ON SENIOR NIGHT

 

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March 1, 2017 (San Diego) - If the Aztecs wanted any shot at the Mountain West championship, they had to perform well tonight on Senior Night against Air Force after a one-point loss at Colorado State on Saturday night.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO CROSSTOWN RIVAL USD 4-1

 

SDSU claims doubles point, but falls in singles play to Toreros

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March 1, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's tennis team traveled across town to face the University of San Diego on Wednesday afternoon where they fell to the Toreros, 4-1, at the Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS RECORD 6-2 VICTORY AT LONG BEACH STATE

 

Verdon, Sheehan pace SDSU attack with three hits apiece

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Photo:  Jordan Verdon had three hits including a triple Tuesday evening at Long Beach State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 28, 2017 (Long Beach) - San Diego State combined timely hitting with a solid performance by the pitching staff to defeat Long Beach State, 6-2, Tuesday evening at Blair Field in Long Beach.

With the victory, the Aztecs improved to 5-4 on the season. LBSU, meanwhile, dropped to 4-4 as it saw a three-game win streak come to an end.

AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE FEB. 28: SENIOR NIGHT

 

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February 28, 2017 (San Diego) - With the Aztecs' last home game of the season tomorrow night against Air Force, head coach Steve Fisher and three of his seniors, guards Dakarai Allen and D'Erryl Williams and forward Matt Shrigley, sat down with the media today.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS USES COMPLETE TEAM PERFORMANCE TO DEFEAT AIR FORCE

 

Every Aztec who logged minutes in the game recorded at least two points

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February 28, 2017 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s basketball used a complete team performance to secure a road Mountain West victory, downing Air Force, 64-51, Tuesday night in Clune Arena.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD SENDS TWO TO NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Henderson qualifies for two events; Auzenne in 60-meter hurdles field

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February 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field will have two representatives at the NCAA Indoor Championship. Junior Ashley Henderson will run the 60- and 200-meter dashes, while senior Micha Auzenne will participate in the 60-meter hurdles.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIES FOR EIGHTH AT SOUTHWESTERN INVITE

 

Junior P.J. Samiere leads Aztecs with final-round 70

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February 28, 2017 (Westlake Village, Calif.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team slipped into a tie eighth place at the Southwestern Invitational Tuesday after shooting a combined 6-over-par 294 during the final round at the par-72, 6,992-yard North Ranch Country Club.

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