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SDSU MEN'S GOLF LEADS AFTER DAY ONE IN NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for first individually

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Photo: Pablo Montesanz courtesy goaztecs.com

September 23, 2016 (Alberquerque) - The 23rd-ranked San Diego State men’s golf team surged to an eight-stroke lead at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate on Friday after carding a combined 3-under par 573 during the first two rounds at the par-72, 7,555-yard UNM Championship Course.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FUNDRAISER AT THE HILLS OCT. 5

 

By Liz Alper

September 23, 2016 (La Mesa) - The Grossmont College men's lacrosse team will host their third annual Grossmont College Men's Lacrosse Fundraiser at The Hills Pub in La Mesa on October 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

GIANTS BULLPEN DOESN'T FALTER THIS TIME; SAN FRAN TAKES GAME ONE FROM PADRES

 

By Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

September 22, 2016 (San Diego) - After a good series against the Diamondbacks (albeit not getting the sweep), the Padres welcomed the Giants to Petco Park.  Jeff Samardzija would be their first pitcher to face against Christian Friedrich.

AZTEC VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO #7 USD IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball drops match to No. 7 USD

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Photo: Emma Fuzie had seven kills and three blocks against USD Tuesday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State came up short in its annual match against No. 7 University of San Diego as it fell to the Toreros in three sets (25-21, 25-19, 26-24) Tuesday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the eighth in a row for the visitors, who improved to 9-2 on the season while SDSU saw its four-match win streak end and its record fall to 8-6.

AZTECS FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/20: BYE WEEK BLUES

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy of Jen Heisel, Assistant Media Relations Director, San Diego State

September 20, 2016 (San Diego) - With a much-deserved bye week this week after two big wins against Cal and Northern Illinois, San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior running back/wide receiver Rashaad Penny sat down with the media at their weekly press conference.

HARRIS NAMED MW VOLLEYBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec volleyball player sets school hitting percentage record

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September 19, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State middle blocker Deja Harris has earned Mountain West Women’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week honors for matches played through Sunday, September 18, 2016. It is the first Conference weekly award of Harris’ career.

AZTECS FOOTBALL: SDSU'S DONNEL PUMPHREY AND TANNER BLAIN NAMED MW PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey (offensive) and Blain (special teams) earn MW weekly accolades

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September 19, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Co.) - San Diego State football players Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Tanner Blain (Lindenhurst, Ill.) have each been named Mountain West Players of the Week, the league announced Monday. Pumphrey was chosen as the MW Offensive Player of the Week, while Blain garnered MW Special Teams Player-of-the-Week accolades.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS IN HEARTBREAKER TO #24/23 TEXAS TECH

 

Aztecs lose on an own goal in the 77th minute

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September 18, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State closed its non-conference schedule on Sunday night with a 1-0 loss to No. 24/23 Texas Tech at SDSU Sports Deck. The difference maker was an own goal, which snapped the Aztecs’ two-game winning streak and dropped them to 2-5. The Red Raiders, meanwhile, improved to 7-1-2.

AZTEC FOOTBALL: WIN STREAK REACHES 13 WITH 14-POINT VICTORY AT NORTHERN ILLINOIS

 

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September 18, 2016 (DeKalb, Ill.) - Donnel Pumphrey rushed for 220 yards and three touchdowns and Christian Chapman threw for a career-high three touchdowns of his own as San Diego State overcame a late rally in a 42-28 win over Northern Illinois Saturday in DeKalb, Ill.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TIES CAL POLY ON THE ROAD 0-0 IN DOUBLE OVERTIME

 

Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 4-0-2

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Photo: A.J. Vergara courtesy goaztecs.com

September 17, 2016 (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) - The visiting No. 11/7 San Diego State men’s soccer team maintained its unbeaten start to the 2016 campaign after battling Cal Poly to a 0-0 draw on the road in double overtime Saturday night at Spanos Stadium.  With the result, Aztecs moved to 4-0-2 on the year, while Mustangs move to 1-4-1 overall.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS POST THREE-SET VICTORIES OVER LBSU AND CSUF

 

Volleyball stretches win streak to four matches

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Alexandra Psoma averaged 3.67 kills while hitting .452 over SDSU's two matches on Saturday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 17, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State completed a perfect weekend with three-set victories over Long Beach State (25-19, 25-22, 25-20) and Cal State Fullerton (25-13, 25-16, 25-12) on Saturday on Aztec Court. Those wins, couple with the three-set triumph over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening, improved the Aztecs to 8-5 as they end the week on a four-match winning streak.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY NOTCHES SIX PRS IN RIVERSIDE

 

Seniors Christine Kent and Elaine Ribiero were SDSU’s top two finishers

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September 17, 2016 (Riverside, Calif.) - Nearly every member of the San Diego State cross country team that competed at the UC Riverside Invitational recorded her collegiate best en route to a fifth place team finish at the 6,000-meter race in Riverside, Calif., on Saturday morning.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DEFEAT UC SANTA BARBARA IN THREE SETS

 

Volleyball records three-set win over UCSB

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Alexis Cage had nine kills, two blocks and six digs in the win over UC Santa Barbara Friday evening.  Via goaztecs.com

September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State combined a balanced attack with some solid defensive play as it needed just three sets to defeat visiting UC Santa Barbara (25-21, 25-21, 27-25) Friday evening on Aztec court. With the victory SDSU improved to 6-5 on the season while the Gauchos saw a three-match winning streak end and their record fall to 8-3.

ROCKIES STUN PADRES AFTER DELAY

 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  Alexi Amarista uses his hat to collect a few drops of hail during the delay.  Via @Padres on Twitter

September 16, 2016 (Denver) - After sweeping the Giants for the second time this season (they’re the only team the Padres have swept this year, by the way), the Padres made their way east to Denver for another series against the Rockies.  Christian Friedrich started against Tyler Chatwood.

The Padres took advantage of their NL West friends early.  Wil Myers hit a two-run home run in the first and it was 2-0 Friars.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DOWNS WEBER STATE 3-0

 

Three different Aztecs score to post second straight win

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September 16, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored two goals in a matter of four minutes to help defeat Weber State, 3-0, Thursday night at SDSU Sports Deck. With the Aztecs’ second consecutive victory, they improve to 2-4 on the season, while the Wildcats fall to 2-3-1.

SDSU WOMEN'S SWIMMING: MEYER, BERGGREN LEAD AZTECS TO PENTATHLON WIN AT USD

 

Meyer wins pentathlon vs. USD

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Photo: Freshman McKenna Meyer was the individual winner at the annual pentathlon meet vs. University of San Diego.  Via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - By a very narrow margin, SDSU freshman swimmer McKenna Meyer captured the individual title as San Diego defeated the University of San Diego, 33-24, in the annual pentathlon at the USD Sports Center Pool Thursday afternoon. The Aztecs captured seven of the top t10 spots in the final pentathlon individual standings.

PADRES GM A.J. PRELLER SUSPENDED 30 DAYS WITHOUT PAY AFTER INVESTIGATION INTO POMERANZ TRADE

UPDATE VIA ESPN:  Padres hid medical information about players from Miami Marlins, Red Sox and Chicago White Sox

By Liz Alper

Photo via San Diego Padres on Facebook

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - Padres general manager A.J. Preller has been suspended for 30 days with no pay after the MLB completed an investigation into the July 14 trade of pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox.

SDSU FOOTBALL: DONNEL PUMPHREY NAMED MAXWELL AWARD PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Pumphrey ran for 281 yards and three touchdowns in Aztecs’ 45-40 win over Cal

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Photo: Donnel Pumphrey against Cal via goaztecs.com

September 15, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football’s Donnel Pumphrey (Las Vegas) has been named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, the Maxwell Football Club announced Thursday.

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