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SDSU MEN'S SOCCER'S TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED TO TOP DRAWER SOCCER TEAM OF THE WEEK

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propelled Aztecs to upset win over No. 1 Akron last Friday

Source: goaztecs.com press release

September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After scoring the game-winning goal against No. 1 Akron last Friday, San Diego State defender Travis Nicklaw (San Diego, Calif.) has earned a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week, the website announced on Tuesday.  With his recognition, the Aztec redshirt senior becomes the first SDSU student-athlete to land on the exclusive 11-player team this season.

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE: LOOKING AHEAD TO CAL

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Assistant Athletic Director Darin Wong

September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - After a shutout win against the University of New Hampshire last week, Aztecs football head coach Rocky Long, safety Malik Smith and quarterback Christian Chapman regrouped at the Fowler Athletic Center at SDSU to look ahead to this Saturday's game against the Cal Golden Bears.

SDSU'S ADAM ALLMARAS NAMED PAC-12 MEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Aztec goalkeeper posted second straight shutout vs. No. 1 Akron on Sept. 2

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Adam Allmaras via goaztecs.com

September 6, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmaras (San Diego, Calif.) was named the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance in the Aztecs’ huge 1-0 victory over No. 1 Akron at SDSU Sports Deck on Sept. 2. With his award, the Aztec redshirt junior received the first weekly league honor of his career and marked the first conference accolade for an SDSU player this season.

SDSU WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS DOWN MURRAY STATE 3-1 TO CONCLUDE OREGON CLASSIC

 

Volleyball claims four-set win over Murray State

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo:  Alexandra Psoma courtesy goaztecs.com

September 4, 2016 (Eugene, Ore.,) - San Diego State volleyball team wrapped up play at the 2016 Oregon Classic in Eugene, Ore., Saturday afternoon with a tight 3-1 victory (25-23, 29-27, 26-28, 25-18) over Murray State. With the win, the Aztecs evened their season record at 3-3 while the Racers ended the weekend with an identical mark.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY: KENT, RIBEIRO FINISH FIRST AND SECOND AT MARK COVERT CLASSIC

 

SDSU finishes in second place as a team in season opener

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 3, 2016 (Brea, Calif.,) - Christine Kent and Elaine Ribeiro finished in first and second place, respectively, at the Mark Covert Classic at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea on Saturday morning. Overall, the Aztecs finished in second place in a field of four teams.

9ERS RALLY PAST BOLTS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Jamaal LaFrance

September 3, 2016 (San Diego) - For the last week of preseason, the San Francisco 49ers traveled to Qualcomm amidst a hotbed of controversy surrounding quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem.  Tonight, Kaepernick, Eric Reid and Nate Boyer did not stand for the national anthem on Military Appreciation Night.

AZTECS WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SPLITS MATCHES ON DAY ONE OF OREGON CLASSIC

 

Volleyball downs UC Davis, falls to Oregon

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo:  Alexandra Psoma courtesy goaztecs.com

September 3, 2016 (Eugene, Ore.,) - San Diego State opened day one at the Oregon Classic in Eugene, Ore., by splitting a pair of matches. The Aztecs began play with a three-set (25-21, 25-22, 25-17) victory over UC Davis before falling in three sets (25-10, 25-12, 25-20) to Oregon.

NO. 23 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER TAKES DOWN NO. 1 AKRON

 

Nicklaw’s penalty kick propels Aztecs to upset win

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo:  Travis Nicklaw courtesy goaztecs.com

September 2, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute on Friday to lift the No. 23 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a monumental 1-0 victory over top-ranked Akron in the team’s 2016 home opener at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs remain unbeaten on the year at 2-0-1, while the Zips suffered their first defeat of the season, slipping to 2-1 overall.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER FALLS AT USD 2-0

 

Aztecs play with 10 players for more than half the game

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 2, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State, which played with 10 players for more than half the game, fell to cross-town foe San Diego, 2-0, at Torero Stadium on Friday night. The loss dropped the Aztecs 0-3 on the season, while USD moved to 2-2.

PADS START SERIES AGAINST NL WEST RIVALS WITH A NEEDED WIN

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy @Padres on Twitter

September 2, 2016 (Los Angeles) - After being swept by one of the worst teams in the league that they probably should have won against, the Padres take their talents to Los Angeles to take on the NL West rival Dodgers, who hold first place in the NL West.  Clayton Richard started on the mound against Julio Urias.

AZTECS ARE READY FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

 

By Liz Alper

Player photo from left to right:  Christian Chapman, Calvin Munson and Nico Siragusa


August 30, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long and redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman, linebacker Calvin Munson and offensive lineman Nico Siragusa held a press conference today at SDSU.  They talked about Saturday's upcoming season opener against the University of New Hampshire.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DROPS MATCH AT NO. 23 LONG BEACH STATE

 

San Diego State plays its second of four consecutive road matches at San Diego on Fri., Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

August 29, 2016 (Long Beach) - San Diego State women’s soccer was unable to overcome a three-goal deficit in the first half and fell to No. 23 Long Beach State, 3-0, on Monday night.

SDSU WOMEN'S ROWING ADDS BOBBIE SMITH TO COACHING STAFF

 

Aztecs welcome former UCLA rower, Marina Aquatic Center coach as assistant

Source: goaztecs.com press release

August 29, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s rowing head coach Bill Zack announced the hiring Monday of Bobbie Smith as assistant coach. Smith arrives on Montezuma Mesa after a prosperous four-year run with the junior rowing program at the Marina Aquatic Center in Marina Del Rey, Calif. She will be involved in all phases of the Aztec program on and off the water.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER SHUTS OUT BRADLEY 1-0

 

Sauers scores first goal as an Aztec for match’s lone tally

Source: goaztecs.com press release

August 28, 2016 (Spokane) - Senior forward Michael Sauers scored a goal in the 11th minute on Sunday to lead the San Diego State men’s soccer team to a 1-0 triumph over Bradley in the Gonzaga Soccer Tournament at Luger Field.  With the win, the Aztecs move to 1-0-1 on the year, while the Braves slip to 0-1-1 overall.

PERDOMO PITCHES FIRST CAREER COMPLETE GAME AND PADRES TAKE SERIES 2-1

 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  Luis Perdomo is all smiles after pitching his first complete game.  Courtesy @Padres on Twitter

August 28, 2016 (Miami) - The Padres are probably still blinking in shock after they were able to get away with a 1-0 win last night.  But today was a new day.  Luis Perdomo was on the mound against Justin Nicolino for Miami.

AZTECS DROP PAIR OF MATCHES AT AZTECS INVITATIONAL

 

Volleyball falls to Michigan State and Denver

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Emma Fuzie was named to the all-tournament team at this weekend's Aztec Invitational.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

August 28, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State dropped close matches to Michigan State and Denver on Saturday as it concluded play at the season-opening 2016 Aztec Invitational. In the morning, the Aztecs fell to the Spartans in four sets (22-25, 20-25, 26-24, 21-25) and later that evening extended Denver to five sets (17-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-22, 8-15) before coming up on the short end of a tight contest.

RICHARD PITCHES SHUTOUT AS LONE HOMER IS ENOUGH TO LIFT PADRES OVER MARLINS

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy @Padres on Twitter

August 27, 2016 (Miami) - After a heartbreaking loss last night, the Padres had it in mind not to give up a huge lead ever again.  We’ll see how well that went with Clayton Richard on the mound against Jose Urena for the Marlins.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER PLAYS UIC TO 1-1 DRAW IN SEASON OPENER

 

Aztecs to close off weekend tournament vs. Bradley on Sunday

Source: goaztecs.com press release

August 26, 2016 (Spokane, Wa.) - The San Diego State men’s soccer team opened the 2016 regular season with a 1-1 draw against UIC at the Gonzaga Soccer Tournament Friday afternoon at Luger Field.

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