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SDSU MEN'S TENNIS EDGED BY NEVADA 4-3

 

Aztecs’ three singles victories not enough to prevent ninth straight loss

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Photo:  Joel Popov snapped a personal five-match skid with a victory at No. 4 singles vs. Nevada on Sunday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Despite three victories in singles play, San Diego State was unable to put the brakes on a lengthy losing streak Sunday, dropping a narrow 4-3 decision to Nevada in a Mountain West dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ACTION AT WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE

 

Aztecs complete second round and then struggle in final round

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April 9, 2017 (Santa Cruz) - San Diego State wrapped up action on Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate. The Aztecs completed Saturday’s postponed second round and then played the final 18 holes at Pasatiempo Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIES FOR 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for 21st individually

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Photo:  Georgia Lacey carded the Aztecs' low round of the day at the PING/ASU Invite with a 71.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finished in a tie for 10th place at the PING/ASU Invitational on Sunday after shooting a collective 13-over-par 301 during the final round at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs completed the 41st annual tournament with a 54-hole total of 27-over 891, along with Missouri and LSU, on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES CAN'T COMPLETE SWEEP AND RALLY; FALL TO GIANTS 5-3

 

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Photo:  Buster Posey contributed to the Giants' win on Twitter.  Via @SFGiants on Twitter

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Don’t look now, but the Padres have a chance to sweep a series.  Against the Giants.  With Clayton Richard on the mound against Johnny Cueto for San Francisco.

AZTEC WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS 5-2 TO THE WOLF PACK

 

SDSU drops its first road conference dual in Nevada

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April 9, 2017 (Reno, Nev.) - The San Diego State women’s tennis team traveled to Reno, Nev., this weekend for its first road conference match against the University of Nevada, but could not get past the Wolf Pack and ultimately fell 5-2 at the McArthur Tennis Center. Today’s loss puts the Aztecs at 0-2 in conference play and marks the team’s sixth straight loss.

SDSU LACROSSE STYMIED BY NO. 9/10 USC 15-3

 

Aztecs outscored 9-0 in second half

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Photo:  Harlowe Steele scored her sixth goal of the year on Saturday vs. USC.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Facing the nation’s top scoring defense and fifth-ranked scoring offense, San Diego State remained within striking distance of No. 9/10 USC for over 40 minutes on Saturday, before ultimately dropping a 15-3 decision in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation contest at Aztec Lacrosse Field.

ECM PADRES REPORT: LOW SCORING GAME, BUT PADS GET THE WIN OVER GIANTS

 

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Photo:  The Padres are joined by the SDSU and USD cheerleaders, the Gulls and the Sockers and Albion SC Pros to Celebrate San Diego.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - After an exciting home opener that ended positively with a win, the Padres looked to recreate it again tonight.  They’d have a tough go of it with Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the Giants against Jhoulys Chacin, but they did their best, as we all know they can.

AZTECS BASEBALL FALLS TO WOLF PACK 3-1 IN 11 INNINGS

 

Two-run homer sends Nevada to overtime victory

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Photo:  Tyler Adkison had a double and drove in SDSU's lone run against Nevada Saturday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - Dillan Shrum’s home run in the top of the 11th inning ended a 1-1 stalemate and propelled Nevada to a 3-1 victory over San Diego State Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The two-run homer to right field was the first of the season for the freshman first baseman, who was responsible for driving in all three of the Wolf Pack’s runs on the day.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF REMAINS IN 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair tied for 12th individually after 36 holes

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April 8, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team moved up one spot into 10th place on Saturday after shooting a 4-over-par 292 during the second round of the PING/ASU Invitational at Karsten Golf Course. With their total, the Aztecs find themselves nine shots out of the top five with a 54-hole score of 14-over 590 heading into Sunday’s final round on the par-72, 6,337-yard layout.

AZTEC BASEBALL OPENS NEVADA SERIES WITH A 6-3 VICTORY

 

Four-run inning carries SDSU to conference win

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Photo:  Danny Sheehan had a pair of hits, including his first home run of the year, in the win over Nevada Friday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 8, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State used a four-run fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie and went on to defeat Nevada, 6-3, Friday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The win, coupled with New Mexico’s loss at San Jose State earlier in the day, moved the Aztecs to within one game of the league-leading Lobos in the conference standings.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS DEFEATED BY FRESNO STATE 4-0

 

Aztecs suffer eighth consecutive dual-match defeat

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State jumped back into Mountain West play Friday seeking its first victory in over a month, but visiting Fresno State only extended the frustration, as the Aztecs suffered a 4-0 setback in a rare evening dual match at Aztec Tennis Center.

T-NO. 14 WATER POLO DOWNS NO. 9 PACIFIC 8-7

 

 

Aztecs move to 5-0 in league play

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - T-No. 14 San Diego State was outstanding on defense, received a career effort from goalkeeper Kate McDonnell and saw Caroline Israels score the game-winner in an 8-7 victory over ninth-ranked Pacific on Friday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. The win moved SDSU to 14-12 overall and 5-0 in the Golden Coast Conference, while UOP fell to 14-8 and 3-1 in league action.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ROUND ONE AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztecs remain in 11th place after Friday’s opening round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza shot an opening-round 72 on Friday at the PING/ASU Invite on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 7, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finds itself in 11th place after shooting a 10-over-par 298 on Friday during the opening round of the PING/ASU Invitational at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs find themselves nine shots behind fifth-place UNLV (+1) heading into Saturday’s second round on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SECURE WIN IN EXCITING HOME OPENER WITH STYLE

 

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Photo:  Manuel Margot celebrates with Wil Myers after his second homer of the day.  Via @Padres on Twitter

April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - People always feel better when they come home.  Today, we would see if that saying held true for the Padres as they played their home opener against the San Francisco Giants.  Luis Perdomo got the home opener nod for the Padres against Matt Cain for the Giants.

EX-SDSU MEN'S SOCCER STAR TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED NPSF PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Ex-Aztec now competing for Albion PROS in San Diego

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April 7, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State men’s soccer star Travis Nicklaw, currently a forward for the San Diego-based Albion PROS, was named Mitre National Player of the Week Thursday by the National Premier Soccer League in a vote of media members from across the nation.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PUIG'S TWO HOMERS AND MISERABLE SIXTH LEAD TO SERIES LOSS AGAINST DODGERS

 

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April 6, 2017 (Los Angeles) - It wasn’t half as bad as Opening Day, but the Padres still lost last night by only two runs.  They looked to even up the series and get out of LA with an even season series against the Dodgers.  New Padre (and perhaps a shadow of his former self) Jered Weaver started on the hill against Twitter funnyman Brandon McCarthy.

EFFECTIVE PITCHING NOT ENOUGH AS PADRES FALL TO DODGERS 3-1

 

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April 5, 2017 (Los Angeles) - Don’t look now, but the Padres could have the lead in a series.  The opening series, in fact.  And away from home.  Against the Dodgers.  With Trevor Cahill on the mound against Rich Hill for the Dodgers.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S ARTHUR FLORES NAMED TO 2017 NFF HAMPSHIRE HONOR SOCIETY

 

 

Award goes out to players with a 3.2 cumulative GPA and in last year of eligibility

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April 5, 2017 (San Diego) -  Former San Diego State football center Arthur Flores (Denver) has been named to the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced today. To be eligible for the award, the athlete must own at least a 3.2 undergraduate GPA, complete his final year of eligibility in 2016 and be a starter or significant contributor throughout the 2016 campaign.

AZTECS BASEBALL RALLIES FOR 5-4 VICTORY OVER UCLA

 

Trejo’s two-run double completes SDSU comeback

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Photo:  Alan Trejo's double drove home the tying and winning runs in the victory over UCLA Tuesday evening.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 5, 2017 (Lake Elsinore) - Alan Trejo’s double down the left field line drove home two runs and completed an Aztec comeback as San Diego State defeated UCLA, 5-4, Tuesday night in Lake Elsinore, Calif. The contest was played at The Diamond, the home facility of the Lake Elsinore Storm, the Class-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres.

IMPRESSIVE OUTING FROM RICHARD GIVES PADRES FIRST WIN OF SEASON

 

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April 4, 2017 (Los Angeles) - After an abysmal showing on Opening Day, the Padres tried again in game two with Clayton Richard on the mound against Kenta Maeda.

BASEBALL: QUINTANA PITCHES ONE RUN COMPLETE GAME AS WEST HILLS DOWNS MONTE VISTA 6-1

 

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April 4, 2017 (Spring Valley) - Monte Vista varsity baseball began conference play today after starting the season with a decent 7-4 record.  Their first opponent?  The West Hills Wolf Pack, who haven’t fared as well, but who stood at an average 4-6 coming into today. Senior Justin Schweizer started on the mound for the Monarchs against another senior, Noah Quintana, for the Wolf Pack.

SDSU SOFTBALL'S ALEX FORMBY NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST PITCHER OF THE WEEK

 

Junior earns second career weekly award

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April 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State softball’s Alex Formby has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It is the second career weekly accolade for the junior and first by an Aztec pitcher this season.

SDSU LACROSSE FALLS TO FRESNO STATE 17-12

 

Aztecs suffer first-ever loss to Bulldogs in six meetings

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Photo:  Kayla Deitz led the Aztecs with four goals.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 3, 2017 (Fresno) - Playing its first road game in over a month, the San Diego State lacrosse team traveled to the Central Valley on Monday, but came up on the short end of 17-12 score to Fresno State in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game. With the setback, the Aztecs slip to 8-4 on the season and 2-2 in conference play, while the Bulldogs raise their record to an identical 8-4 mark overall and 1-3 in the MPSF.

AZTECS BASEBALL DEFEATS SAN FRANCISCO 4-2

 

Calabuig registers two hits, two RBI in victory over Dons

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Photo:  Chase Calabuig had a single double and two RBI.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 3, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State used some timely hitting and a solid pitching performance from five hurlers as it defeated San Francisco, 4-2, Monday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

PADRES CLOBBERED BY DODGERS, KERSHAW ON OPENING DAY FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

 

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April 3, 2017 (Los Angeles) - Ah, Opening Day.  Probably the best time of the year besides Christmas.  The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the field is green and another Padres season is upon us.  And since the Pads failed so miserably at home on Opening Day against the Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw last year, the MLB decided to see how they do on an Opening Day away from home against the Dodgers.  Jhoulys Chacin got the Opening Day nod for San Diego against Kershaw. Good luck.

AZTECS BASEBALL DOWNS SAN JOSE STATE 5-1 TO COMPLETE SERIES SWEEP

 

Four-run eighth inning carries SDSU to win over Spartans

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Photo:  Alan Trejo tossed two scoreless innings to finish off the win over San Jose State Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 2, 2017 (San Diego) -  Andrew Brown’s bases-loaded double in the bottom of the eighth broke a 1-1 deadlock and sent San Diego State to a 5-1 victory over San Jose State Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Brown’s two-out hit got an assist from the sun, as the Spartan center fielder was unable to track what appeared to be a routine fly ball.

JAYLENE IGNACIO'S WALK-OFF HIT LIFTS SDSU SOFTBALL PAST SAN JOSE STATE 7-6

 

Aztecs beat Spartans in nine innings to claim weekend series

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April 2, 2017 (San Diego) - Jaylene Ignacio’s (Oceanside, Calif./El Camino HS) two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Kristen Parker (Mira Mesa, Calif./Mira Mesa HS) to give San Diego State a walk-off, 7-6 victory over San José State Sunday at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (20-14, 4-5 MW) claimed the series with the win.

AZTEC ROWING WRAPS WEEKEND AT CREW CLASSIC

 

SDSU finishes strong in its five events on Sunday

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April 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team finished the weekend with a strong showing at the 44th annual San Diego Crew Classic. The Aztecs logged a trio of top three finishes in its five races on Mission Bay this morning.

AZTEC TRACK & FIELD WINS CALIFORNIA COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU took the top three spots in two individual events

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April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - Thanks to its wins in seven individual events and an overall strong team performance, San Diego State track & field won the California Collegiate Invitational, hosted by UC San Diego, Saturday in La Jolla. 

AZTECS BASEBALL WINS GAME TWO AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE 7-3

 

Purpura tosses complete game in victory over Spartans

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April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State came from two runs down with a five-run outburst in the fourth inning and went on to defeat visiting San Jose State, 7-3, Saturday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

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