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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER ANNOUNCES CHALLENGING 2017 SPRING SCHEDULE

 

Friday match with MLS’ Toronto FC highlights seven-game slate

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February 2, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team will square off against 2016 MLS Cup runner-up Toronto FC on Friday, Feb. 3, in Irvine, Calif., highlighting the squad’s seven-game spring schedule as announced by Aztec head coach Lev Kirshner.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALLS TO WYOMING 80-67

 

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February 1, 2017 (Laramie, Wy.) - San Diego State women’s basketball faced a Wyoming team that produced its finest shooting performance of the season and couldn’t push past, falling to the Cowgirls in Mountain West action, 80-67, at Arena-Auditorium Wednesday evening. 

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS DECISION TO NO. 22 USC 7-0

 

Trojans sweep the Aztecs for second straight meeting

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February 1, 2017 (Los Angeles) - San Diego State women’s tennis travelled north to Los Angeles on Wednesday, falling in a tough matchup against the No. 22 USC Trojans, 7-0. The Trojans also swept the Aztecs at their last meeting in 2015.

SDSU'S JENAVEE PERES NAMED TO 2017 USA SOFTBALL COLLEGIATE PLAYER OF THE YEAR WATCH LIST

 

Peres one of 50 on the initial list

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February 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior catcher Jenavee Peres (Garden Grove, Calif.) has been named to the 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List, USA Softball announced Wednesday. Peres is one of 50 players on the preseason list.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS GETS MUCH-NEEDED WIN AGAINST WYOMING

 

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February 1, 2017 (San Diego) - Aztecs men's basketball suffered a tough loss to Colorado State at home on Saturday afternoon.  They looked to redeem themselves at home on Tuesday night against the Cowboys of Wyoming.

GIRLS SOCCER: NORSEMEN REBOUND IN SECOND HALF TO DRAW FOOTHILLERS 1-1

 

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January 30, 2017 (El Cajon) - The 9-3-2 Grossmont Foothillers girls soccer team traveled to Valhalla today to face the 6-3-6 Norsemen.

THREE WINS FOR AZTECS TRACK & FIELD IN SECOND DAY OF UW INVITATIONAL

 

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January 29, 2017 (Seattle) - San Diego State track and field closed out the UW Invitational with a flourish, as freshman Andrenette Knight won the 60-meter hurdles and, a day after setting the meet record in the 200, junior Ashley Henderson won the 60-meter dash.

SDSU WOMEN'S TENNIS FALLS TO CAL STATE FULLERTON

 

Titans take down Aztecs 4-0

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January 28, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis team fell short on Saturday, succumbing to Cal State Fullerton, 4-0. The Fullerton Titans notched their second consecutive win against the Aztecs as they defeated SDSU last season.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS STYMIED BY LEAGUE-LEADING COLORADO STATE

 

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January 28, 2017 (Fort Collins, Colo.) - San Diego State women’s basketball out-rebounded one of the best defensive teams in the nation, 40-27, but was stymied by Colorado State, 60-43, at Moby Arena Saturday afternoon. 

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS LOSES CLOSE THRILLER TO RAMS 78-77

 

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January 28, 2017 (San Diego) - After a loss to Air Force Tuesday night, the Aztecs men's basketball team returned to Viejas Arena to face the Colorado State Rams on Saturday.

SDSU WATER POLO SPLITS TWO AT ASU TOURNAMENT

SDSU falls to Arizona State, beats Wagner

 

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January 28, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - No. 15 San Diego State split a pair of games at the ASU Tournament to open the season with a 1-1 record on Saturday. SDSU fell to No. 5 Arizona State, 13-4, before rebounding to defeat No. 21 Wagner, 8-6.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD: ASHLEY HENDERSON SETS MEET RECORD TO OPEN UW INVITATIONAL

 

SDSU’s second day at the UW Invitational starts tomorrow at 9 a.m.

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January 27, 2017 (Seattle) - San Diego State track and field junior Ashley Henderson broke a 15-year-old UW Invitational record in the 200 with a 23.57 time, the second-best mark in program history, leading the Aztecs to an outstanding opening day of the meet at Dempsey Indoor on Friday.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS FALL IN CLOSE MATCH TO AIR FORCE

 

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January 25, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball got within two with just five seconds on the clock but was unable to mount a comeback against Mountain West foe Air Force, falling to the Falcons, 62-59, on Wednesday night at Viejas Arena.

THREE FORMER AZTECS TO COMPETE AT FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN

 

Ex-SDSU stars J.J. Spaun, Xander Schauffele, Todd Baek to tee off Thursda

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January 25, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State men’s golf stars J.J. Spaun, Xander Schauffele and Todd Baek are all scheduled to compete this week at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, Calif.

SDSU BASKETBALL PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY TO TURN THREE POINT SHOTS INTO LIFE-SAVING WORK AGAINST CANCER

 

The Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge lets fans compete for the most donations for every 3-pointer their team scores

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January 25, 2017 (San Diego) - Making 3-point shots this basketball season takes on even more meaning this year for Steve Fisher and the San Diego State basketball team. The Aztecs will square off against teams across the nation to fight cancer as part of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge.    

BOYS SOCCER: HELIX ROUTS EL CAP 5-0

 

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January 25, 2017 (La Mesa) - The Helix High varsity boys soccer team is off to a decent start in conference play with only one tie.  The 6-2-4 overall Highlanders stayed at home today and faced El Capitan.  The Vaqueros are 0-1 in league play and 5-5-1 overall.

BOYS BASKETBALL: MATADORS PULVERIZE BRAVES 70-32

 

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January 24, 2017 (El Cajon) - Deep in the heart of conference play, the El Cajon Valley High School Braves varsity boys basketball team looked to improve their 0-2 record in conference play against the Matadors of Mount Miguel.

SDSU'S AUZENNE NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

This is Auzenne’s second career weekly honor

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January 24, 2017 (San Diego) - After breaking a program record and tying a second school-best mark at the Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21, San Diego State track & field senior Micha Auzenne was named the Mountain West Indoor Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today.

SDSU BASKETBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 1/23: ON TRACK

 

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January 23, 2017 (San Diego) - With both the men's and women's Aztecs basketball teams taking on Air Force this week, men's head coach Steve Fisher, women's head coach Stacie Terry, senior forward Matt Shrigley and junior guard Trey Kell answered questions from the media today.

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS DEFEATS UC SAN DIEGO IN HOME OPENER

 

SDSU improves all-time record over Tritons to 6-0

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January 21, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s tennis team starts its season 1-0 after defeating UC San Diego at its home opener Saturday. The Aztecs were able to log a 4-3 victory over the Tritons, improving SDSU’s all-time record against UCSD to 6-0.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS FALLS SHORT TO NO. 20 MISSISSIPPI STATE 5-2

 

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January 21, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team came up short in its home opener Saturday, falling to 20th-ranked Mississippi State by a 5-2 count at Aztec Tennis Center. The Aztecs (1-2) posted a pair of victories in singles play, but it wasn’t enough against the veteran Bulldogs (1-0), who returned the bulk of their lineup after advancing to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament a year ago.

TOUCHDOWN WITH AN EAST COUNTY SUPERBOWL

 

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January 21, 2017 (San Diego's East County) - One of the most exciting days in sports is right around the corner: Super Bowl Sunday on February 5th.  Everyone knows that no football party is complete without cold beers, huge TVs, delicious food and a little bit of game-day rivalry.  This year, The Hills Local Pub in La Mesa and Eastbound Bar & Grill in Santee are serving up Super Bowl parties where you can root for your favorite team, enjoy food specials, and go for a win of your own in games with prizes.


SDSU TRACK AND FIELD'S MICHA AUZENNE SETS TWO SCHOOL RECORDS AT CHERRY & SILVER INVITATIONAL

 

Auzenne breaks her own 60 hurdles record; ties record in the 60-meter dash

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January 21, 2017 (Alberquerque) - Micha Auzenne broke her own San Diego State record in the 60-meter hurdles and tied her mark in the 60-meter dash to pace the San Diego State track and field team on the final day of the Cherry & Silver Invitational Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M.

SDSU WATER POLO'S CRAWFORD WINS SANDY NITTA DISTINGUISHED COACHING AWARD

 

SDSU coach wins award for Pacific Southwest Zone

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January 19, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo head coach Carin Crawford has won the 2016 Sandy Nitta Distinguished Coaching Award for the Pacific Southwest Zone, USA Water Polo announced in early January. The honor is the first of Crawford’s career.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S ROCKY LONG AGREES TO CONTRACT EXTENSION

 

Long is the Mountain West’s all-time winningest coach

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January 19, 2017 (San Diego) - Rocky Long, the all-time winningest coach in Mountain West history and the three-time conference coach of the year, has agreed to a contract extension that will extend him as the San Diego State head football coach through the 2021 season, SDSU Director of Athletics John David Wicker announced Thursday.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS REBELS AGAINST UNLV FOR 87-68 WIN

 

SDSU has a 6-2 record at home this season

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January 18, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball fashioned one of its most exhilarating games of the season, using a season-high 14 long balls, its most in nearly 13 years, to take down UNLV in Mountain West action, 87-68, Wednesday night at Viejas Arena.

SDSU FOOTBALL: FIVE AZTECS TO PLAY IN SENIOR BOWL GAMES

 

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January 18, 2017 (San Diego) - Five San Diego State football players are scheduled to play in senior bowl games over the next two weekends. Running back Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas), offensive guard Nico Siragusa (Chula Vista, Calif./Mater Dei Catholic HS) and cornerback Damontae Kazee (San Bernardino, Calif.) will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl on Jan. 28, while linebacker Calvin Munson (St. Charles, Mo.) - East-West Shrine Bowl - and tight end Daniel Brunskill (Valley Center, Calif.) - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl - will each play in bowls this Saturday.

BOYS BASKETBALL: FOOTHILLERS TRAMPLE MONARCHS 69-53

 

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January 17, 2017 (Spring Valley) - The struggling Monte Vista Monarchs varsity boys basketball team looked to gain some momentum back against the Foothillers of Grossmont tonight.

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