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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DOWNS HARVARD 4-1

 

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Photo:  Marko Goles-Babic (left) and Milen Ianakiev were upset winners at No.1 doubles for the second straight match on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 17, 2017 (San Diego) -  San Diego State tried to right the ship in its second match of the San Diego Spring Break Tournament, but still encountered rough waters in a 4-1 defeat to Harvard in the consolation round Friday at Aztec Tennis Center. With the result, SDSU was unable to avoid its fourth loss in a row, falling to 5-9 on the year, while the Crimson improve to 9-7 overall.

SDSU SWIM & DIVE: CAPLAN SEVENTH IN CONSOLATION FINALS IN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Aztec diver earns honorable mention All-America honors

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March 17, 2017 (Indianapolis) - San Diego State diver Alexandra Caplan competed on the 3-meter springboard at the 2017 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday, advancing out of the prelims and placing seventh in the consolation final. The championships are being hosted by the Indiana Sports Corp and IUPUI this week in Indianapolis, Ind.

NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO'S RALLY FALLS SHORT IN LOSS TO NO. 5 UC IRVINE

 

Aztecs have four-game winning streak snapped

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March 16, 2017 (San Diego) - No. 12 San Diego State got a late defensive stop to put it in position to tie the game, but ultimately fell to fifth-ranked UC Irvine, 9-7, Thursday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. The loss snapped SDSU’s four-game winning streak and dropped it to 9-8 on the year.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS BLANKED BY NO. 25 OREGON 4-0

 

Aztecs drop third straight match to ranked opponent

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Photo:  Marko-Goles Babic (left) and Milen Ianakiev posted an upset of Oregon's 42nd-ranked doubles team on Thursday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State opened the seventh annual San Diego Spring Break Tournament on a sour note Thursday, dropping a 4-0 decision to No. 25 Oregon at Aztec Tennis Center. SDSU was blanked for the third straight match, all by top 30 opponents, falling to 5-8 on the year, while the Ducks won their fourth in a row to raise their record to 12-2 overall.

SDSU'S ASHLEY HENDERSON VOTED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK & FIELD STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

 

Henderson was the 2016 MW Women’s Outdoor T&F Student-Athlete of the Year

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March 16, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior Ashley Henderson was selected as the 2017 Mountain West Women’s Indoor Track & Field Student-Athlete of the Year, the conference announced today.

SDSU LACROSSE SINKS NEW HAMPSHIRE 12-11

 

 

Aztec sophomore Harlowe Steele nets game-winner in extra period

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March 15, 2017 (San Diego) - Sophomore Harlowe Steele scored the game-winning goal with just over a minute elapsed in overtime to give San Diego State a dramatic 12-11 victroy over visiting New Hampshire Wednesday in a non-conference matchup at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

AZTEC ROWING'S TARA MONTGOMERY NAMED TO 2017 ARTHUR ASHE JR. SPORTS SCHOLAR TEAM

 

Montgomery is among 37 student-athletes chosen across the nation

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March 15, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State rower Tara Montgomery has been named a 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar team honoree, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education magazine announced. Montgomery was selected as one of the winners for the 37 sports included in this year’s special report and was chosen from over 1,200 nominated minority student-athletes across the nation.

PADRES LOSE SPRING TRAINING NAIL-BITER TO REDS

 

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March 15, 2017 (Goodyear, Ariz.) - The extended spring training continued for the Padres with a visit to the Cincinnati Reds’ spring training facility in Goodyear, Arizona.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT NO. 25 USD 10-1 AT FOWLER PARK

 

SDSU uses 18-hit attack, including three home runs, to down Toreros

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had three hits including a home run and double, scored twice and drove in two runs in the win at USD Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 14, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State took the lead on the first pitch of the game and never looked back as it defeated No. 25 University of San Diego, 10-1, Tuesday evening at Fowler Park.

 

With the win the Aztecs improved to 11-6 on the season while the Toreros saw the end of a four-game win streak with their record settling in at 10-4. USD came into the contest ranked No. 25 by D1Baseball.com and just outside the Collegiate Baseball top 25 (26th) this week.

BOYS BASKETBALL: HIGHLANDERS FIGHT TO THE FINISH IN 56-53 WIN OVER CARSON; ADVANCE TO REGIONAL FINALS

 

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March 14, 2017 (La Mesa) - Helix High varsity boys basketball has breezed through two rounds of the Division IV CIF playoffs.  They defeated Granada Hills Charter last Wednesday night in Round I, followed by a rout of West High from Torrance on Saturday night in Round II, now it was time for the regional semifinals tonight against Carson High School from Carson, California.  The Colts have had a phenomenal season and entered San Diego with a 23-6 record on the season.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF: BLAKE ABERCROMBIE TIES FOR SECOND AT LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

Aztec junior finishes three shots off the pace on individual leaderboard

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March 14, 2017 (Chula Vista) - San Diego State men’s golfer Blake Abercrombie finished in a tie for second place on the individual leaderboard Tuesday after shooting a 2-under-par 70 during the final round of the 10th annual Lamkin San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club. With his result, the Aztec junior logged his fourth career top-five placement and second of the year, completing the tournament at 6-under-par 210.

BLAKE ABERCROMBIE LEADS SDSU MEN'S GOLF AT LAMKIN SAN DIEGO CLASSIC

 

Aztecs junior tied for second through 36 holes

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March 13, 2017 (Chula Vista) - San Diego State men’s golfer Blake Abercrombie finds himself in a four-way tie for second place after firing a 4-under-par 140 Monday during the first two rounds of the 10th annual Lamkin San Diego Classic at San Diego Country Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS SHORT AGAINST YALE 4-3

 

Aztecs narrowly defeated by Bulldogs

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March 13, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team faced Yale University today at the Aztec Tennis Center where they came up short against the Bulldogs, 4-3. The Aztecs grabbed the doubles point early on but could not keep their momentum throughout singles play.

LAKESIDE'S RIVER PARK CONSERVANCY'S SAN DIEGO RIVER RUN 5K SET FOR MAY 6

 

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March 13, 2017 (Lakeside)  - Lakeside's River Park Conservancy will hold the 10th annual San Diego River Run 5k on Saturday, May 6 from  8 a.m. to 11 a.m.at the Lakeside River Park trail.

The San Diego River Run 5k will be held in the morning this year, with on-site registration beginning at 7:00 am and the race starting at 8:00 am. The event will take place at Lakeside's River Park located at 10398 Channel Road, Lakeside.

CUBS COAST TO EASY SPRING TRAINING WIN OVER PADRES

 

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March 13, 2017 (Peoria, Ariz.) - The Padres’ lackluster spring training continued with a game against the World Series champion Cubs.  Luis Perdomo started on the hill for the Padres against John Lackey for Chicago.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD GARNERS TWO ALL-AMERICAN NODS

 

Henderson and Auzenne are SDSU’s fifth and sixth indoor All-Americans

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March 13, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State track and field garnered two United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Indoor Track & Field All-American honors following the performances of junior Ashley Henderson and senior Micha Auzenne at the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend.

NO. 17 SDSU WATER POLO SWIMS AWAY FROM BUCKNELL

SDSU defeats Bison to post 4-0 record at tournament

 

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March 12, 2017 (San Diego) - No. 17 San Diego State allowed the first goal of the game and then scored nine unanswered goals en route to a 10-4 victory over Bucknell, a team that was receiving votes in the latest CWPA Top-25 Poll. SDSU, which went 4-0 at the Aztec Invitational, saw its record move to 9-7 on the season.

SDSU SOFTBALL DOWNS HARVARD 6-1

 

Aztecs complete non-conference season with third straight win

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Photo:  Jenavee Peres hit a grand slam in the sixth inning in SDSU's 6-1 win over Harvard.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Long Beach) - Junior Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) hit a grand slam in the top of the sixth inning to lift the San Diego State softball team to a 6-1 victory over Harvard Sunday afternoon at Long Beach State. It was the third straight win for the Aztecs (16-9) in their final non-conference game of the season.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTEC COMEBACK FALLS SHORT IN 7-3 LOSS AT NEVADA

 

SDSU unable to recover from early three-run deficit

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had a pair of doubles and an RBI in the contest at Nevada on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - San Diego State fell behind early and was unable to come back all the way as it dropped a 7-3 decision at Nevada Sunday afternoon at Peccole Park in Reno. The scenario was almost the exact opposite of the first two contests in the series when the Aztecs grabbed an early lead and went on to the victory.

NO. 17 SDSU WATER POLO UPSETS NO. 13 INDIANA IN SUDDEN VICTORY OT

 

Aztecs defeat Hoosiers 9-8

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March 12, 2017 (San Diego) - Hannah Carrillo scored from the left side with 2:04 left in the first sudden-victory period to lift 17th-ranked San Diego State past No. 13 Indiana, 9-8, Sunday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. With their second upset in two days, SDSU improved to 8-7 on the year.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DOWNED BY NO. 4 OKLAHOMA STATE 4-0

Aztecs fall to 5-7 in dual matches this season

 

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Photo:  Sander Gjoels Andersen competed in doubles and singles Sunday at No. 4 Oklahoma State.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 12, 2017 (Stillwater, Okla.) - Facing its highest-ranked opponent since January 2016, the San Diego State men’s tennis team had its hands full against No. 4 Oklahoma State Sunday, dropping a 4-0 decision in a non-conference dual match at Greenwood Tennis Center. With the setback, the Aztecs fall to 5-7 overall, while the Cowboys, boasting three nationally ranked singles players and two doubles tandems, won their fifth straight to improve to 13-3 on the season.

AZTEC ROWING COMPLETES FIRST RACE WEEKEND

 

SDSU finishes third behind Stanford, UCLA

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March 11, 2017 (Marina Del Ray, Calif.) - The San Diego State rowing team traveled to Ballona Creek on Saturday where it placed third in all four races against UCLA and Stanford.

The Aztecs raced in four of the five scheduled events this morning, beginning with the third varsity eight at 8:15 a.m. where SDSU clocked in at 7.26.0 behind Stanford (6.57.5) and UCLA (7.11.9). Shortly after in the varsity four, Stanford clocked in at 7.34.0, UCLA finished in 7.40.8, and the Aztecs recorded a time of 8.05.7.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO NO. 26 MEMPHIS

 

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Photo:  Milen Ianakiev squared off against the 78th-ranked singles player on Saturday in the Aztecs' duel vs. Memphis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2017 (Stillwater, Okla.) - The San Diego State men’s tennis opened its weekend excursion to the nation’s heartland Saturday, falling to No. 26 Memphis in a neutral-site dual match at Greenwood Tennis Center on the campus of Oklahoma State University. With the loss, the Aztecs slip to 5-6 on the season, while the Tigers raise their record to 11-3 overall.

AZTECS TRACK & FIELD'S ASHLEY HENDERSON FOURTH IN 60 AND 200 AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson was SDSU’s first representative at the national meet since 2014

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March 11, 2017 (College Station, Tex.) - San Diego State junior Ashley Henderson earned two fourth-place finishes in the finals of the 60-meter and 200-meter dashes at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday.

AZTECS TRACK & FIELD WINS NINE EVENTS AT THE SAN DIEGO COLLEGIATE CHALLENGE

 

Senior Rachel Alesi won two events at the meet

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March 11, 2017 (La Jolla) - San Diego State track and field won eight individual events and the 4x100-meter relay at the opener of the outdoor portion of its season, the San Diego Collegiate Classic, hosted by UC San Diego Saturday. San Diego State placed second in the four-team event.

NO. 17 AZTECS WATER POLO SWEEPS FIRST DAY OF AZTEC INVITE

 

SDSU defeats San Jose State and Chapman

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March 11, 2017 (San Diego) - No. 17 San Diego State defeated both 12th-ranked San Jose State and Chapman on the first day of the 11th annual Aztec Invitational. The two victories evened SDSU’s record at 7-7 on the season.

SDSU BASEBALL: AZTECS WIN GAME TWO AT NEVADA 7-3

 

Adkison delivers four hits including two homers with five RBI

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March 11, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - For the second day in a row, San Diego State jumped out to an early lead, built on its advantage and defeated Nevada, 7-3, Saturday afternoon at Peccole Park in Reno. With the win the Aztecs improved to 10-5 overall and 2-0 in Mountain West play.

AZTEC SOFTBALL WINS TWICE ON SATURDAY

 

SDSU outscores opponents 15-1 in doubleheader sweep

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Photo:  Alex Formby pitched eight innings without allowing an earned run in SDSU's two wins on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

March 11, 2017 (Fullerton) - The San Diego State softball team swept a pair of games in convincing fashion Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Invitational at Cal State Fullerton. The Aztecs (15-9) defeated Eastern Michigan, 10-0, in five innings and then knocked off Longwood, 5-1.

THREE STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT; AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL LOSES FOR THIRD TIME THIS SEASON AGAINST RAMS; ELIMINATED FROM MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNEY

 

 

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March 10, 2017 (Las Vegas) - Colorado State has been the Aztecs’ Achilles heel this season.  A thorn in their side.  A bee in their bonnet.  Pick whatever idiom you want.  

But tonight was different.  Tonight, in the Mountain West semifinals, the Aztecs would avenge the past two meetings with the Rams.  At least, that’s what they planned on doing.  But it ended up not working so well.

AZTECS LACROSSE EDGES ST. JOSEPH'S 13-12

 

 

Ikpe's late goal proves to be game winner

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March 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Ijeoma Ikpe scored on a free positon shot with just under seven minute left to break a tied contest and the Aztec defense held firm over the final 6:43 as SDSU defeated St. Joseph’s 13-12, Friday night at the SDSU Lacrosse Field.

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