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Reese Savoie

Reese Savoie

Reese is a third-year media studies student at SDSU. She is from San Diego, CA and has a passion for sports and storytelling. This is her first year writing and reporting for The Daily Aztec, and she is excited to continuously build her knowledge of both sports and journalism. Reese is also a member of Sports Business Initiative, and is Senior Editor of Her Campus SDSU. She is a fan of the San Diego Padres, San Diego Gulls and Los Angeles Clippers. Reese aspires to one day work alongside athletes as a sidelines reporter covering the MLB or the NBA. Follow her on Twitter @reesesavoie.
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Sophomore outfielder Matt Rudick crosses home plate in the eighth inning of the Aztecs' 6-4 victory over Arizona on March 25, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Baseball wins season opener against crosstown rival, 14-7

February 21, 2021

San Diego State baseball notched a 14-7 victory against San Diego in its season opener.  The Toreros took an early two-run lead, but the Aztecs came...

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San Diego State baseball players look towards the field from the dugout during the Aztecs' 4-1 win over Iowa on Feb. 21, 2020 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Video] New year for SDSU baseball means no fans and newcomers

February 18, 2021

The future is bright for San Diego State baseball.  With opening day just around the corner, the Aztecs have garnered a lot of attention, recognizing...

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The San Diego State women’s soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal during the Aztecs’ 1-0 win on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Women’s soccer returns to play after extended layoff due to COVID-19

January 29, 2021

San Diego State women’s soccer has not played a game since Nov. 19, 2019, when they lost to Boise State in the Mountain West Conference championship...

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Senior guard Trey Pulliam hugs junior forward Nathan Mensah after the Aztecs' 69-67 win over Nevada on Jan. 9 at Viejas Arena. Pulliam went coast-to-coast to hit the game-winning shot while time expired.

Pulliam’s buzzer-beating runner lifts Aztecs to complete sweep over Nevada

January 10, 2021

 San Diego State men’s basketball defeated the University of Nevada 69-67 at Viejas Arena Saturday night, sweeping the series and collecting its ninth...

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Senor guard Téa Adams looks to dish the ball to a teammate during the Aztecs' 73-63 loss to Cal Poly on Dec. 21 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball wraps up non-conference action with home loss to Cal Poly

December 21, 2020

San Diego State University women’s basketball fell to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 73-63 in its last non-conference matchup of the 2020-21 season on Monday,...

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Freshman guard Bailee Chynoweth fires a 3-point shot during the Aztecs' 66-55 loss to UC Irvine on Dec. 19 at Viejas Arena.

Chynoweth scores career-high 15 points in 66-55 loss to UC Irvine

December 19, 2020

San Diego State women’s basketball fell to UC Irvine 66-55 in a home matchup on Saturday afternoon at Viejas Arena.  Junior guard Mercedes Staples...

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Then-junior guard Téa Adams signals a play to her teammates during the Aztecs' 55-45 win over Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 17, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

Women’s basketball releases updated 2020-21 season schedule

November 18, 2020

San Diego State announced its schedule for the upcoming 2020-21 season Tuesday afternoon.  In a year as strange as this one, it’s no surprise the...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1993. Her tenure lasted 27 years, until she passed away on Sept. 18.

Column: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy lives on through women’s rights, athletics and beyond

October 13, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  A name synonymous with strength, tenacity, equality. A name that extends so far beyond the five syllables it is composed of,...

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San Diego State women's soccer celebrates after scoring its lone goal against UNLV in a 1-0 victory against the Rebels on Oct. 4, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Women’s soccer learns to deal with fall sports postponement, maintain fitness during pandemic

September 17, 2020

On Aug. 5, the Mountain West Conference released a statement regarding the conditions under which fall sports would take place for the upcoming 2020 season....

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Quarantine Preplay episode 3: Casey Schmitt drafted 49th overall by San Francisco Giants

June 22, 2020

 Sports reporters Amber Salas and Reese Savoie talked to SDSU’s own Casey Schmitt who was drafted in the second round of the 2020 MLB Draft.

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Then-sophomore pitcher Casey Schmitt pitches during his save against Nevada on March 8, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

After months of uncertainty, Casey Schmitt looks forward to a new beginning

June 18, 2020

Former Aztec junior third baseman and pitcher Casey Schmitt was selected by the San Francisco Giants as the 49th overall pick in the second round of the...

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Then-sphomore third baseman Casey Schmitt makes a bareheaded throw to first base for the out during the Aztecs’ 5-4 victory over Air Force on April 20, 2019 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Martinez, Schmitt react to shortened MLB draft

June 10, 2020

Recreational, collegiate and professional sports came to a sudden halt earlier this year with the onset of the coronavirus.  San Diego State’s baseball...

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[Video] San Diego State Uprooted — episode two: Peter Curry

May 9, 2020

Peter Curry is a third year journalism and media studies major. Curry talks to Senior Staff Reporter Reese Savoie on his experiences dealing with mental...

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SDSU alumna Alexa Curry currently works as the Los Angeles Angels' sideline reporter for Fox Sports.

Alumna Alex Curry shares her journey from SDSU to Angels’ sideline reporter

April 30, 2020

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols steps up to the plate, with two outs and bases loaded against the Minnesota Twins on June 3, 2017, at Angel...

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Junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to penetrate inside during the Aztecs' 66-60 victory over Colorado State on Feb. 25 at Viejas Arena.

Flynn named second-team AP All-American

March 20, 2020

San Diego State junior guard Malachi Flynn was recognized by the Associated Press as a second-team AP All-American pick Friday morning. The past nine...

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Sophomore pitcher Brian Leonhardt looks to throw a strike during the Aztecs' 7-2 win over Long Beach State on March 4 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. Leonhardt pitched four shutout innings and went 2-for-4 from the plate.

Leonhardt helps Aztecs take down No. 17 Long Beach State

March 4, 2020

San Diego State baseball defeated No. 17 Long Beach State, 7-2, on Tuesday, March 3 at Tony Gwynn Stadium. The Aztecs (9-4) entered Tuesday night after...

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[Video] The Daily Aztec Live — Feb. 20, 2020

February 26, 2020

In this episode, Angela Kurysh and Diane Lopez discuss all things SDSU including political debates, Black History Month and Coronavirus. Stay tuned for...

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[Video] Aztec baseball beat writer roundtable: What to watch for in 2020

February 14, 2020

San Diego State baseball opened its 2020 campaign Friday with a 7-5 victory over the ACC's Virginia Tech at the Coastal Carolina Invitational in South...

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Sophomore guard Sophia Ramos attempts to shrug off a San Diego defender in the Aztecs' 70-47 loss to the Toreros on Dec. 11 at Viejas Arena.

Aztecs drop seventh game of the season in 70-47 loss to San Diego

December 13, 2019

San Diego State women’s basketball (4-7, 1-2 Mountain West Conference) suffered a tough loss on the Mesa, falling 70-47 against crosstown rival University...

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Aztecs women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen instructs his players during a game at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Friesen records milestone with 150th win

November 21, 2019

They say 13 is an unlucky number. But this is not the case for San Diego State women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen, who just ended his 13th season...

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Jovan Obradovic (left) and Beesan Abder-Ruhman (right) attempt to send the ball over the net without the use of their hands during a footvolley tournament on Oct. 12 at Mission Beach.

SDSU alumni bring Brazilian sport, footvolley, to San Diego

October 15, 2019

Athletes took to the sand this past Saturday, Oct. 12, to participate in a day-long footvolley tournament hosted by the Footvolley Club of San Diego. The...

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[Video] Students discuss freshmen car restrictions

October 3, 2019

San Diego State students voice their opinions on a new rule restricting freshmen from bringing their cars on campus.

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Freshman forward Rachelle Elve (28) celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal during the Aztecs' 2-0 win over Colorado State on Sept. 29 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

SDSU shuts out Colorado State to record first conference win of season

October 1, 2019

San Diego State women’s soccer won its first Mountain West Conference match of the season against Colorado State, pulling through with a 2-0 shutout...

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