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SDSU SCHOLAR ATHLETES HONORED AT ANNUAL BANQUET

 

329 Aztecs recognized as scholar-athletes

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Photo:  Arthur Flores and Alyssa Diacono were named 2016 Student-Athletes of the Year on Monday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 12, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State athletic department honored 329 student-athletes Monday evening at its 23rd annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet in Montezuma Hall on the SDSU campus. In order to qualify as a scholar-athlete for the semester, a student-athlete must achieve at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA or a 3.20 semester GPA.

AZTECS BASEBALL POWERS TO 9-3 WIN OVER UC IRVINE

 

Three home runs help SDSU down Anteaters

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Photo:  Andrew Martinez had a double and home run in the win over UC Irvine Tuesday night.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - After spotting UC Irvine a run in the top of the first, San Diego State roared back with six runs over the first three innings en route to a 9-3 victory over the Anteaters Tuesday evening at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

T-NO. 14 SDSU WATER POLO EDGES NO. 22 CSU BAKERSFIELD 6-5

 

Aztecs rally from 5-2 deficit to win

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April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - T-No. 14 San Diego State rallied to defeat 22nd-ranked CSU Bakersfield, 6-5, Tuesday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. SDSU improved to 15-12 with the decision, while the Roadrunners fell to 12-14.

STEVE FISHER RETIRES AS AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH; BRIAN DUTCHER TO TAKE OVER

 

Fisher is Mountain West all-time winningest coach to work in athletic department; former head coach in waiting takes over for retiring Fisher

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April 11, 2017 (San Diego) - Steve Fisher, San Diego State’s all-time winningest coach and the winningest coach in Mountain West history, announced today that he is retiring as the head basketball coach at SDSU. Fisher, 72, will continue to work at the University in a part-time capacity.

AZTECS BASEBALL RALLIES LATE TO DOWN NEVADA 7-2 IN SERIES FINALE

 

Baseball scores six in the eighth to defeat Wolf Pack

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Photo:  Alan Trejo had three hits, walked twice and also picked up the win on the mound in the victory over Nevada Sunday afternoon.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied for six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to overturn a one-run deficit as it defeated Nevada, 7-2, Sunday afternoon at Tony Gwynn Stadium. With the victory, the Aztecs claimed the weekend series after splitting the first two contests and have won six of their eight games against the Wolf Pack in 2017.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SDSU STUDENT JOINS FAMED SKATEBOARDER RYAN SHECKLER ON SOCIAL IMPACT SPRING BREAK, GIVING BACK IN COSTA RICA

 

 

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April 5, 2017 (San Diego) -- Jonah Bonner, a student at San Diego State University, is taking a unique spring break. He’s teaming with The Sheckler Foundation, Red Bull, social activists Journey and DIVERTcity as part of a program giving college students the opportunity to help build a skate park for an underserved community in Costa Rica. Adding star power to the trip is famed skateboarder Ryan Sheckler who will help break in the new park.

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.

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.

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.

SDSU SOFTBALL RALLIES PAST SAN JOSE STATE 5-3

 

Aztecs even the series with a four-run sixth inning

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Photo:  West Hills High graduate Katie Byrd had a two-run single in the sixth to help SDSU to a 5-3 win over San José State. Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 1, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past San José State, 5-3, Saturday night at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs (19-14, 3-5 MW) handed the Spartans (23-11, 3-2 MW) just their second loss in the past 15 games.

T-NO. 12 SDSU WATER POLO LOSES AT NO. 8 HAWAII 13-4

 

Aztecs drop final game at Hawai’i Invitational

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April 1, 2017 (Honolulu) - T-No. 12 San Diego State came up short in its final game at the Hawai’i Invitational, losing to the hosts, 13-4, Saturday afternoon at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Center. The loss dropped the Aztecs to 13-12 on the season, while the Rainbow Wahine improve to 12-10.

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