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Juan Daniel Avila

Juan Daniel Avila, Staff Writer

Juan Daniel Avila is a journalism transfer student from Napa, Calif. and joined The Daily Aztec in August 2020. He hopes to be a soccer reporter on ESPN Deportes or a soccer commentator for a major sports network. During his free time, Juan loves to work on his car, play FIFA, listen to music and watch fútbol from all over the world.

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Junior midfielder Blake Bowen (26) dribbles past a Stanford defender during the 2020-2021 season (Photo Courtesy of SDSU Athletics).

Men’s soccer team stunned 4-0 by Stanford at Palo Alto

October 22, 2021

The San Diego Men’s soccer (7-4-2, 2-4-0 Pac-12 Conference) team was shocked at Stanford (5-5-3, 2-3-1 Pac-12 Conference) on Thursday night after losing...

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Greg Bell, número 22, corre la pelota entre medio de la defensa del los Lobos para notar su touchdown.

SDSU domina a los Lobos de New Mexico 31-7

October 13, 2021

El corredor senior Greg Bell no perdió tiempo para restablecerse como el mejor corredor en la Universidad Estatal de San Diego. Después de perderse...

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Los aztecas perdieron el partido conta la Universidad de Washington en Seattle en el estado de Washington.

Jugada controversial pone fin a la racha ganadora del fútbol masculino en Seattle

October 6, 2021

La racha invicta del fútbol masculino del estado de San Diego terminó el jueves por la noche después de que una jugada controversial no fuera marcada...

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Senior Tevenn Roux during SDSUs match against Bakersfield (Courtesy of SDSU Athletics).

Questionable non-call handball ends men’s soccer winning streak in 1-0 loss to Washington

October 1, 2021

The undefeated streak for San Diego State men’s soccer ended on Thursday night after a controversial non-call handball hit Washington junior Dylan Teves,...

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La comunidad chicanx expresan su orgullo mexicano en SDSU.

Cómo los estudiantes mexicanos de SDSU celebran el Dia de la Independencia Mexicana

September 29, 2021

Al otro lado de la frontera, el Día de la Independencia de México, también conocido como “El Grito”, puede ser escuchado, reconocido y celebrado...

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The Aztecs celebrate after scoring a goal against Cal.

Men’s soccer defeats Cal Berkley 2-0 to begin conference play

September 19, 2021

The Aztec men’s soccer team (5-0-2) commenced their Pac-12 conference play with a 2-0 win over Cal (2-4-1) with the two goals coming from sophomore captain...

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Los aztecas de futbol masculino ganaron al último momento de partido contra UC Davis.

El fútbol masculino vence a UC Davis 1-0 en la última jugada del partido

September 15, 2021

El equipo de fútbol masculino de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego  blanqueó a UC Davis 1-0 en una dramática jugada de último segundo del partido...

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The Aztecs celebrate a goal they scored in the final minutes of play.

Last second heroics lead men’s soccer to 1-0 victory over UC Davis

September 12, 2021

The San Diego State men’s soccer team shutout UC Davis 1-0 in a dramatic last-second play on Friday, Sept. 10 in front of a thrilled crowd at the SDSU...

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Los aztecas empataron 1-1 con los mustangs de Cal Poly San Luis Obispo el 3 de septiembre 2021

Los Aztecas se quedan con en empate, 1-1 con Los Mustangs de Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

September 8, 2021

El equipo de fútbol masculino de lLa Universidad Estatal de San Diego (1-0-2) ganó un empate 1-1 en la Universidad Politécnica del Estado de California...

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El equipo de futbol masculino de SDSU gan su primer partido contra los matores de CSUN

Los aztecas ganan su primer partido de futbol de la temporada

September 1, 2021

El equipo de fútbol masculino de La Universidad Estatal de San Diego  (1-0-0) obtuvo su primera victoria de la temporada en el partido del jueves 26...

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El equipo de futbol de SDSU, los Aztecas, luchan por su victoria en la segundad mitad del partido contra el equipo de Point Loma

Aztecas golean 4-0 contra Point Loma en un partido amistoso

August 25, 2021

El equipo de fútbol masculino de la Universidad Estatal de San Diego  venció a los Point Loma Leones Marinos 4-0 en un partido amistoso el 20 de  agosto...

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Men’s soccer shuts out Point Loma 4-0

August 25, 2021

San Diego State Aztecs men’s soccer defeated the Point Loma Sea Lions 4-0 in a friendly match on Aug. 20 at the SDSU Sports Deck. SDSU’s goals came...

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Credit: Derrick Tuskan/SDSU

Men’s soccer receives votes in US Coaches Poll

August 19, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs men's soccer team received votes in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll on Aug. 9.  While SDSU didn't land inside the...

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Senior midfielder Adam Vargas attempts to get past a UCLA defender in the Aztecs’ 1-0 loss to the Bruins on Nov. 16 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s Soccer releases schedule for 2021

July 5, 2021

San Diego State men's soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins has released the 2021 schedule for this upcoming season which includes nine home matches and nine...

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San Diego State mens soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins and his staff look on during the Aztecs 4-0 loss to Oregon State on April 17, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Two takeaways: Men’s soccer wraps up first season with Hopkins at helm

May 14, 2021

The San Diego State men's soccer team finished its season with a 1-7-2 record. This was the program’s first season under head coach Ryan Hopkins. The...

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San Diego State mens soccer sophomore goalkeeper Tetsuya Kadono makes a save during the Aztecs 2-0 upset over No. 4 Washington on March 28, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer falls to California in final away match of season

April 14, 2021

The San Diego State men’s soccer team lost its last away game of the season against California 3-1 on Saturday, April 10 in Berkeley, Calif.  The...

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Opinion: DACA recipients should have a secure pathway to citizenship now

Opinion: DACA recipients should have a secure pathway to citizenship now

April 14, 2021

In just the last four years of the Trump administration, 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, also known as “Dreamers,”...

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San Diego State mens soccer sophomore forward Austin Wehner scores inside the box to give San Diego State a 2-0 lead in the 36th minute. The Aztecs defeated then-No. 4 Washington 2-0 on March 28, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Aztecs unable to overcome first-half deficit in 3-1 road loss to Stanford

April 8, 2021

San Diego State men’s soccer fell to No. 6 Stanford University 3-1 on a windy Saturday afternoon on April 3 in Palo Alto, Calif. The Cardinal (6-1-1)...

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San Diego State mens soccer junior midfielder Laukoa Santos races against a Stanford defender during the Aztecs 1-0 loss to the Cardinal on Feb. 27, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer shut out 5-0 by No. 4 Oregon State

March 24, 2021

San Diego State men’s soccer fell to No. 4 Oregon State 5-0 on a rainy Saturday afternoon on March 20 in Corvallis, Oregon. Oregon State is one of...

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San Diego State mens soccer freshman midfielder Andrew Ochoa  controls the ball during the Aztecs 1-0 loss to the Cardinal on Feb. 27 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer goes to extra time for third straight game, falls to No. 8 Washington

March 9, 2021

San Diego State (0-1-2) lost 3-2 in extra time to No. 8 Washington at the Huskies’ (2-1-0) home field in Seattle on March 6. The Aztecs were seconds...

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San Diego State mens soccer then-freshman midfielder Blake Bowen competes during a game in 2019.

Men’s soccer draws UCLA in season opener

February 24, 2021

In his head coaching debut, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins led the Aztecs (0-0-1) to a 1-1 draw against UCLA, which ended in extra...

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