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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.    

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

 

By Liz Alper

Photos and video courtesy goaztecs.com

Full quotes courtesy Jen Heisel and James Solien

 

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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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Photo:  Milen Ianakiev won his No. 2 singles match on Saturday vs. MSU.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

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.

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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Quotes and photo by Liz Alper

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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Photo: running back Donnel Pumphrey (left) and cornerback Damontae Kazee (right) will each play in the Reese's Senior Bowl.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

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.

NEW AND IMPROVED AZTECS MEN'S BASKETBALL DOWNS UTAH STATE 74-55

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

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January 14, 2017 (San Diego) - After picking up their first win of conference play on Tuesday against San Jose State, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team wrapped up their two-game home stand tonight against Utah State.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD OPENS 2017 WITH STRONG SHOWING

 

SDSU’s 4x400-meter relay time posted the ninth-best time in program history

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January 14, 2017 (Seattle) - San Diego State track and field had a positive start to the 2017 campaign, boasting 10 top five finishers at the UW Preview Saturday at Dempsey Indoor.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS: AZTECS UNABLE TO GET PAST UTAH STATE

 

McKynzie Fort became the 21st Aztec to enter the 1,000-point club

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January 14, 2017 (Logan, Utah) - Despite a thrilling fourth quarter, San Diego State women’s basketball team was unable to get past Utah State and fell on the road to the Aggies 53-47, Saturday afternoon in Mountain West play.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS TOPPLES HAWAII 5-2

 

Three Aztec freshmen victorious in singles play

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Photo:  Joel Popov was a double winner in his first dual match as an Aztec on Friday. Courtesy goaztecs.com

January 13, 2017 (Honolulu) - The San Diego State men’s tennis opened its 2017 dual-match schedule in style Friday, posting a 5-2 triumph over Hawai’i at UH Tennis Complex. With the victory, the Aztecs (1-0) captured their seventh straight season opener and improved to 12-2 against the Rainbow Warriors (0-1) since 1989.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE JAN. 13: WE FINALLY WON

 

By Liz Alper

Photo, video and quotes courtesy goaztecs.com

January 13, 2017 (San Diego) - With the final game of their two-game homestand tomorrow night against Utah State, Aztecs men's basketball head coach Steve Fisher, sophomore guard Zylan Cheatham and junior guard Trey Kell sat down with the media on Friday.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS: FORT'S DOUBLE-DOUBLE NOT ENOUGH IN LOSS TO SAN JOSE STATE

 

McKynzie Fort became the 21st Aztec to enter the 1,000-point club

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January 11, 2017 (San Jose) - San Diego State women’s basketball battled Mountain West foe San Jose State to the final second but ultimately fell in a heartbreaking 81-80 overtime loss to the Spartans Wednesday night. McKynzie Fort, who notched her second-career double-double, became the 21st member of the program’s 1,000-point club during the game as she matched career-highs with 29 points and 12 rebounds.

SDSU FOOTBALL'S RON SMITH NAMED TO ALL-BOWL TEAMS

 

Smith name to both Associated Press and Athlon Sports bowl teams

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January 11, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State cornerback Ron Smith (Oakland, Calif./St. Mary’s HS) was recently named to a pair of 2016-17 bowl teams. A redshirt freshman, Smith was named to the Associated Press All-Bowl Team and the Athlon Sports All-Bowl Team.

AZTECS MEN'S HOOPS PRESS CONFERENCE: 0-3

 

By Liz Alper

Quotes, photo and video courtesy goaztecs.com

January 9, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men's basketball team is 0-3 to start conference play.  Head coach Steve Fisher,  junior guard Trey Kell and senior guard Dakarai Allen sat down with the media before their game against San Jose State at Viejas Arena tomorrow night.

MARSHALL FAULK NAMED TO 2017 COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS

 

 

Faulk becomes third Aztec to make the College Football Hall of Fame

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January 9, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State great Marshall Faulk has been named to the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class, the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced Monday morning. Faulk will be the third Aztec in the College Football Hall of Fame, joining Fred Dwyer (inducted in 1997) and head coach Don Coryell (1999).

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS STAGES IMPRESSIVE FOURTH QUARTER COMEBACK; BEATS BOISE STATE 84-77

 

Story and photos by Liz Alper

Quotes courtesy Jen Heisel

January 7, 2017 (San Diego) - After getting back on track in conference play with a win against Nevada on Wednesday night, the lady Aztecs took Steve Fisher Court again for a Saturday matinee against Boise State.

FIRST HALF HELPS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS TOPPLE NEVADA 83-78

 

The Aztecs had nine three-pointers in the first half

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Photo: McKynzie Fort courtesy goaztecs.com

January 4, 2017 (San Diego) - Behind an outstanding first half in which the Aztecs scored nine 3-pointers, the most in a half since 2005, and 52 points, San Diego State women’s basketball clawed its way past Nevada, 83-78, in its Mountain West debut at Viejas Arena Wednesday night.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS CLOSE THREE-POINT SHOOTOUT TO NEVADA

 

By Liz Alper

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January 4, 2017 (Reno) - After a loss that should've been a win on New Year's Day against New Mexico on the first day of conference play, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team traveled to Reno to take on the Wolfpack of the University of Nevada.

SDSU'S JEFF HORTON NAMED FOOTBALLSCOOP RUNNING BACKS COACH OF THE YEAR

 

Horton picked by peers for prestigious award

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Photo:  Donnel Pumphrey and Jeff Horton, courtesy goaztecs.com

January 4, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State associate head coach/offensive coordinator/running backs coach Jeff Horton was recently named the 2016 FootballScoop Running Backs Coach of the Year, presented by ProGrass.

SDSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: LOBOS STUN AZTECS IN FIRST GAME OF CONFERENCE PLAY

 

By Liz Alper

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January 1, 2017 (San Diego) - What better way to kick off a new year than by kicking off conference play?  The San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team did just that today against the University of New Mexico.

SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS LOSES TO NEW MEXICO IN MOUNTAIN WEST OPENER

 

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December 31, 2016 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State women’s basketball was unable to get past a hot New Mexico team and fell to the Lobos in the Aztecs’ Mountain West opener, 85-42, Saturday evening at WisePies Arena.

IMPRESSIVE DEFENSIVE EFFORT POWERS SDSU WOMEN'S HOOPS PAST BIOLA 63-48

 

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December 28, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State women’s basketball produced one of its best defensive efforts of the season against Biola, holding the Eagles to a season-low 48 points in a 63-48 non-conference win Wednesday evening.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: PABLO PELAEZ GARNERS COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS ALL-FRESHMAN HONORS

 

Aztec midfielder also ranked 15th on TDS Freshman Top 100 List

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December 28, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s soccer player Pablo Pelaez added to his growing list of postseason accolades recently after collecting second-team all-freshman honors from College Soccer News. In addition, the Aztec midfielder was featured on Top Drawer Soccer’s Men’s Division I Freshman Top 100 postseason list, earning a No. 15 ranking.

TOP AUTHORS TO SPEAK AT SDSU WRITERS’ CONFERENCE JANUARY 20-22

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

December 27, 2016 (San Diego) – Each year, over 300 aspiring writers from around the world attend the San Diego State University Writers’ Conference. This year, the conference will be held January 20th through 22nd at the San Diego Marriott in Mission Valley.   The conference was the first to pioneer one-on-one appointments for writers with editors, agents and other top-tier publishing professionals who can provide direct feedback on your writing.

SDSU MEN'S HOOPS BEATS SAN FRANCISCO 62-48 TO WIN DIAMOND HEAD CLASSIC

 

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy @Aztec_MBB on Twitter

December 25, 2016 (Honolulu) - While we were enjoying Christmas/Hanukkah with our families, the San Diego State Aztecs men's basketball team took on the Dons of the University of San Francisco in the title game of the Diamond Head Classic.

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