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Freshman Casey Schmitt prepares to swing during the Aztecs 3-2 win over Fresno State on April 20 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball suffers 7-4 defeat to Fresno State; series rubber match awaits

April 22, 2018

San Diego State baseball could not make it two wins in a row against Fresno State, losing the second game of a three game set 7-4 at Tony Gwynn Stadium...

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Sophomore outfielder Julian Escobedo connects for an eighth inning home run during the Aztecs 5-4 victory over CSU Bakersfield on March 20 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

No. 25 Aztecs walk-off in bottom of ninth for 5-4 win over Bakersfield

March 21, 2018

San Diego State baseball pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind-walk-off victory Tuesday night, scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth to outlast...

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Arkansas junior shortstop Jax Biggers beats the throw to second base during the Aztecs 5-2 loss to the No. 4 Razorbacks on Feb. 24 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztecs fall to No. 4 Arkansas, 5-2, after ninth inning letdown

February 24, 2018

San Diego State baseball held tough with No. 4 University of Arkansas for eight innings, but a three-run ninth gave the Razorbacks a 5-2 win on a chilly...

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Daniel Ritcheson throws a pitch during the Aztecs 3-2 loss to USD on Feb. 20 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Aztecs lose 3-2 in extra innings to crosstown rival USD

February 20, 2018

San Diego State baseball saw its season opening three game win streak snapped on Tuesday night, losing 3-2 to the University of San Diego in ten innings...

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Freshman infielder Casey Schmitt looks on during baseball batting practice on Jan. 26.

Column: Relax, SDSU baseball will be just fine with young talent

January 31, 2018

It’s easy to believe that the San Diego State baseball team is due for a regression after last year’s 42-win season. I mean, with so many seniors who...

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Senior running back Rashaad Penny stretches to the outside on a run during SDSUs 34-28 win over Northern Illinois on Sept. 30.

Surprising bowl invite doesn’t dampen SDSU’s successful season

December 6, 2017

At the end of September, emotions and expectations were high. Coming out of its exciting upset win over the Stanford Cardinal on Sept. 16, SDSU jumped...

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Redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman pulls back for a pass during SDSU’s win over Stanford on Sept. 16, 2017.

SDSU bamboozled by biased rankings

October 11, 2017

If the college football season ended today, the 2017 campaign for San Diego State would have been a success. An undefeated 6-0 record, two wins against...

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Redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during SDSUs 20-17 win over Stanford.

SDSU stakes claim for New Year’s Six bowl

September 20, 2017

Last year many fans were hoping to hear San Diego State football named as one of 12 teams to be in a New Year’s Six bowl, which only the best teams in...

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Defensive coordinator Danny Gonzales coaches during a fall 2017 practice.

Gonzales continues career climb

September 6, 2017

  During his seven years as head coach, Rocky Long has built San Diego State’s football program up to one of national recognition, culminating...

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San Diego State football scrimmages in front of an empty Qualcomm crowd.

SDSU would benefit from shared stadium with MLS

August 23, 2017

After the newly-dubbed Los Angeles Chargers bolted Qualcomm Stadium for Carson, California, San Diego State quickly turned around with the slogan “One...

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Junior right-hander Jorge Fernandez tosses a pitch against UCSB.

Baseball takes two of three in SB

April 26, 2017

In its first non-conference three game series since their three game sweep of Cal Poly back in early March, San Diego State Baseball won two of three against...

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Senior pitcher Dominic Purpura winds up for a pitch against the University of Pacific.

Top-25 state of mind for baseball

April 19, 2017

When it comes to all successful sports at San Diego State, there is a central question to be asked. It was asked of basketball before their last couple...

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SDSU baseball downs Cal State Fullerton 7-2, splits season series 1-1

SDSU baseball downs Cal State Fullerton 7-2, splits season series 1-1

May 3, 2016

SDSU baseball ended a four game skid against Cal State Fullerton, winning 7-2 in an overall solid game for the Aztecs. The win puts the Aztecs at 13-30...

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Spencer Thornton proving to be SDSU baseballs elder statesman

Spencer Thornton proving to be SDSU baseball’s elder statesman

April 27, 2016

It’s expected for any sports team to go through highs and lows over time. No team can be great forever, and despite any previous success, there’s always...

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Late rally not enough for SDSU to take down Long Beach State

Late rally not enough for SDSU to take down Long Beach State

April 26, 2016

After giving up all of Long Beach State’s runs in the first three innings, San Diego State baseball couldn’t generate any offense until the ninth inning,...

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SDSU baseball snaps 3-game losing streak with 5-1 win over UC Irvine

SDSU baseball snaps 3-game losing streak with 5-1 win over UC Irvine

April 19, 2016

After a tough weekend series against No.14 Texas Tech in which San Diego State baseball totaled just three runs in as many games, the Aztecs got back on...

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Pitching continues to struggle in SDSU baseballs 10-0 loss to Texas Tech

Pitching continues to struggle in SDSU baseball’s 10-0 loss to Texas Tech

April 16, 2016

Editor's Note: Article updated at 12:30 p.m. on April 17 In the first game of its three-game series against Texas Tech, San Diego State baseball was...

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Alan Trejo has been a treat for SDSU baseball

Alan Trejo has been a treat for SDSU baseball

April 13, 2016

At this point in the season, it’s not a shocker that San Diego State baseball is fielding a young team. In the team’s last three-game series against...

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SDSU baseball secures first MW series victory of season with 4-2 win over UNLV

SDSU baseball secures first MW series victory of season with 4-2 win over UNLV

April 10, 2016

Redshirt-junior right-hander Cody Thompson pitched into the ninth inning for the San Diego State baseball team as the Aztecs defeated UNLV, 4-2, in the...

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Back-to-back homers in the 8th lead SDSU baseball past UNLV, 9-7

Back-to-back homers in the 8th lead SDSU baseball past UNLV, 9-7

April 9, 2016

The Aztecs finally broke through in the second game of the series against UNLV on Saturday, scoring six runs between the seventh and eighth innings, as...

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SDSU baseball drops first game of series to rival UNLV, 7-6

SDSU baseball drops first game of series to rival UNLV, 7-6

April 8, 2016

SDSU couldn’t keep the same walk-off magic they had against Long Beach State last Tuesday, giving up two runs in the top of the ninth inning to UNLV...

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SDSU baseball welcomes rival UNLV after big win against Long Beach State

SDSU baseball welcomes rival UNLV after big win against Long Beach State

April 7, 2016

After defeating No. 20 Long Beach State on Tuesday, the Aztecs look to make it two in a row as they begin a three-game series with UNLV on Friday.  It’s...

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SDSU Baseball drops slugfest to Air Force, 17-13

SDSU Baseball drops slugfest to Air Force, 17-13

March 20, 2016

Weather was not on the side of either team in San Diego State and Air Force’s three game series this weekend. Conditions in Colorado Springs postponed...

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SDSU baseball wins first conference game in late comeback against Fresno State, 5-4

SDSU baseball wins first conference game in late comeback against Fresno State, 5-4

March 6, 2016

San Diego State baseball turned things around in the final innings of the finale of their three-game series against Fresno State after winning the rubber...

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SDSU baseball loses second game of series to Fresno State, 10-5

SDSU baseball loses second game of series to Fresno State, 10-5

March 5, 2016

San Diego State baseball’s woes continued in its second game against Fresno State on Saturday afternoon after dropping its seventh straight game, 10-5. Now...

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SDSU baseball opens conference play with 3-2 loss in extra innings to Fresno State

SDSU baseball opens conference play with 3-2 loss in extra innings to Fresno State

March 4, 2016

San Diego State baseball came into Friday with hopes of ending Fresno State’s nine game win streak to start the season as well as to right their own...

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SDSU baseball loses Tony Gwynn Classic opener to Bryant, 10-2

SDSU baseball loses Tony Gwynn Classic opener to Bryant, 10-2

February 27, 2016

San Diego State baseball’s first game in the first-ever Tony Gwynn Classic did not go as they would have hoped, falling to Bryant University 10-2 Friday...

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Late rally leads SDSU baseball to first win of season over UC Irvine, 4-2

Late rally leads SDSU baseball to first win of season over UC Irvine, 4-2

February 24, 2016

In their opening series against No.14 ranked University Oregon, a recurring theme for San Diego State’s baseball team was fighting tooth-and-nail but...

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Walk-ons find a home on SDSU rowing team

Walk-ons find a home on SDSU rowing team

February 24, 2016

San Diego State prides itself in being one of the premier destinations for college sports. From men’s basketball to women’s soccer to baseball and...

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SDSU baseball has plethora of new faces for 2016 campaign

SDSU baseball has plethora of new faces for 2016 campaign

February 3, 2016

With the San Diego State baseball team coming off a successful 2015 campaign in which it captured a third consecutive Mountain West title and an NCAA Regional...

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SDSU volleyball sweeps UNLV in second game on homestand

SDSU volleyball sweeps UNLV in second game on homestand

November 8, 2015

On Saturday night, the San Diego State volleyball team scratched out the win against visiting rival UNLV in three straight sets in their second meeting...

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SDSU mens tennis doubles up on practice

SDSU men’s tennis doubles up on practice

October 28, 2015

Following a strong start to the season, San Diego State men’s tennis is about to embark on a long break before their next tournament. Though the Southern...

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SDSU volleyball storms back to beat New Mexico

SDSU volleyball storms back to beat New Mexico

October 25, 2015

After dropping the first two sets, the San Diego State volleyball team came back with three wins in as many sets to beat the University of New Mexico 3-2. The...

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SDSU mens tennis preps for ITA Regionals in Malibu

SDSU men’s tennis preps for ITA Regionals in Malibu

October 15, 2015

After hosting the Aztec Fall Invitational last weekend, San Diego State men’s tennis travels up north to play in the 2015 USTA/ITA Regional Championship...

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SDSU women’s soccer beats Florida Gulf Coast, Friesen gets 100th win

September 7, 2015

Sophomore forward Angela Mitchell scored the deciding and only goal just after the 69th minute and the San Diego State women’s soccer team’s defense...

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