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SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES NINTH AT BRUIN WAVE INVITE

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for 15th individually

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Photo: Sirene Blair was the Aztecs' No. 1 finisher at the Bruin Wave Invite.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 28, 2017 (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - The San Diego State women's golf team finished in ninth place at the Bruin Wave Invitational Tuesday after shooting a collective 23-over par 315 during the final round at San Luis Obispo Country Club. With their score, the Aztecs completed their second tournament of the spring with a 54-hole total of 61-over 937 on the par-73, 6,357-yard course layout.

PADRES WIN FIRST GAME OF SPRING TRAINING AGAINST GIANTS 9-5

 

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February 28, 2017 (Peoria, Ariz.) - They say spring training is meaningless.  The 0-3 Padres may want to challenge that theory as they went back to Peoria to face the Giants.  It didn't help that Madison Bumgarner was on the mound for San Francisco against Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S MOLLY STURDIVANT NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Sophomore batted .524 with two homers, eight RBIs, six runs and four doubles last week

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February 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s Molly Sturdivant (Santa Ana, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Softball Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the first career award for the sophomore and the first by an Aztec this season.

SDSU LACROSSE'S KATRINA REEVES NAMED MPSF DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztecs senior garners third career weekly conference honor and second of season

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February 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse goalkeeper Katrina Reeves was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Defensive Player of the Week for two stellar performances in recent Aztec victories over Michigan and Detroit Mercy, the league office announced Monday evening.

SIX ALL-MW TRACK & FIELD HONORS FOR SDSU

 

Four of the five individual honorees are repeat All-MW Indoor Track and Field performers

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February 27, 2017 (San Diego) - After a third-place finish at the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships and four event titles, San Diego State track and field garnered six All-Mountain West Indoor Track and Field honors, the conference office announced Monday.

PADRES' MISERABLE SPRING TRAINING CONTINUES WITH LOSS TO ANGELS

 

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February 27, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - Thanks to Fox Sports San Diego and our sports editor being sick, ECM got their first look at the 2017 Padres today when they faced the Los Angeles Angels in a spring training exhibition.  J.C. Ramirez started on the hill for the Angels against the new Friar from the Atlanta Braves, Tyrell Jenkins.

AZTEC SOFTBALL TAKES DOWN NEW NEXICO STATE AND NO. 17/17 UTAH

 

SDSU run-rules New Mexico State 10-2 before knocking off No. 17/17 Utah 3-2

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Photo:  Molly Sturdivant homered in each game, including the eventual game-winning home run in SDSU's 3-2 win over No. 17/17 Utah.

February 26, 2017 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team swept a pair of games on the final day of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic Sunday in Cathedral City, Calif., highlighted by a 3-2 come-from-behind win over No. 17/17 Utah. The Aztecs (8-5) also run-ruled New Mexico State, 10-2, in five innings earlier in the day.

SDSU LACROSSE ERUPTS FOR 18-7 VICTORY AT DETROIT MERCY

 

Aztecs receive goals from 11 different players to win second straight

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Photo: Vickie Porter (left) and Alex Watson netted hat tricks for the Aztecs in their 18-7 win at Detroit Mercy.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 26, 2017 (Pontiac, Mich.) - The San Diego State lacrosse team won its second straight game Sunday with an impressive 18-7 victory over Detroit Mercy in a non-conference matchup at Ultimate Soccer Arenas. The Aztecs featured a balanced offense, receiving goals from 11 different players to even their record at 2-2 on the season, while the Titans slip to 1-2 overall.

NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO EDGED BY NO. 15 LONG BEACH STATE 10-7

 

Aztecs fall to 5-7 on the season

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February 26, 2017 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - No. 12 San Diego State completed action at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational with a 10-7 loss to 15th-ranked Long Beach State at Corona del Mar Pool. The Aztecs fall to 5-7 on the season.

AZTECS SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER AT TONY GWYNN CLASSIC

 

SDSU defeats Notre Dame, falls to Seton Hall

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Photo:  Chase Calabuig singled in the tying and winning runs in the win over Notre Dame Saturday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State came back in dramatic fashion to defeat Notre Dame, 7-6, in the finale of the Tony Gwynn Classic Saturday night at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Earlier in the day, the Aztecs had dropped a 10-5 decision to Seton Hall in tournament play.

NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO DEFEATS NO. 20 LMU 10-8

 

Aztecs pick up first win of Barbara Kalbus Invitational

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February 25, 2017 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - No. 12 San Diego State earned a 10-8 victory on Saturday afternoon vs. 20th-ranked Loyola Marymount at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Newport Beach. The Aztecs improved to 5-6 on the season with one game left in the tournament to be played on Sunday.

AZTECS SOFTBALL RALLIES TO BEAT STANFORD 5-4

 

SDSU rallies three times from deficits for the win

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Photo Sydnee Cable had a walk-off sac fly to give San Diego State a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Stanford.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

February 25, 2017 (Cathedral City, Calif.) - The San Diego State softball team rallied three times from one-run deficits to down Stanford, 5-4, Saturday night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, Calif.   

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD FINISHES THIRD AT MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

SDSU has finished third or better at each of the last four MW Indoor Championships

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February 25, 2017 (Alberquerque) - Ashley Henderson won a pair of individual events and the San Diego State track and field team captured the 4x400-meter relay title, leading the Aztecs to a third-place finish at the 2017 Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by New Mexico, on Saturday.

SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: AZTECS DON'T EVEN COME CLOSE TO UNSTOPPABLE RAMS, LOSE 80-49

 

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February 25, 2017 (San Diego) - SDSU women’s basketball returned home after some tough losses on the road against UNLV and Fresno State.  Today at home against the Colorado State Rams was their chance to turn things around.  The Aztecs wore pink on their jerseys today in their annual Play4Kay game to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  Yow was the former head coach of North Carolina State women's basketball before she passed away from breast cancer in January of 2009.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS 6-0 DECISION TO NO. 30 ARIZONA STATE

 

Sun Devils sweep Aztecs on SoCal trip

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February 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis dropped its match against 30th-ranked Arizona State, 6-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Aztec Tennis Center. After claiming the doubles point, the Sun Devils defeated the Aztecs across the board in singles, with one match left unfinished.

NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO UPSET BY NO. 16 UCSD IN KALBUS INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs drop second game of tournament

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February 25, 2017 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - No. 12 San Diego State was upset by 16th-ranked UC San Diego on Saturday morning, 10-1, at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational. The Aztecs’ second loss of the tournament dropped them to 4-6 on the season.

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.

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