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San Diego State men's 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

by Marco Perez and Juan Daniel Avila // 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 men's basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel and senior forward Matt Mitchell pictured during the 2020-21 season.

Column: Jordan Schakel and Matt Mitchell rank among best duos in program history

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 14, 2021

With a 23-4 record, Mountain West Conference tournament championship win and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after 2020’s events, San Diego State...

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San Diego State women's golf senior Sara Kjellker (left) and men's golf senior Puwit Anupansuebsai swing their drivers during the 2021 season.

Kjellker and Anupansuebsai claim conference honors, make waves during senior seasons

by Kyle Betz and Breven Honda // May 14, 2021

San Diego State men's and women's golf have found a knack in finding talent from international players over the last decade. That raw talent during...

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All four seniors featured in this edition of Writer's Roundtable are pictured.

Writer’s Roundtable: Memories on the Mesa (Part 2)

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

Last week, we talked to four graduating Daily Aztec Sports section writers about some of their recollections during their time as not only writers for...

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San Diego State women's basketball head coach Stacie Terry-Hutson (right) and assistant coach Marsha Frese look on during a game in the 2020-21 season at Viejas Arena.

Q&A: Frese discusses her first year at SDSU, past experiences

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

San Diego State women’s basketball went through many changes this past season.  One of them was bringing in assistant coach Marsha Frese last September.  I...

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All five seniors featured in this edition of Writer's Roundtable are pictured. Part 2 of Memories on the Mesa will be released next week.

Writer’s Roundtable: Memories on the Mesa (Part 1)

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // May 5, 2021

Over the last four years, so many memories have come from players having lights-out games to power outages to coaches earning milestone wins.   Our...

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San Diego State football-junior safety Dwayne Johnson Jr. (#36) helps lay a hit on a Brigham Young receiver during the Aztecs’ 13-3 victory on Nov. 30, 2019 at SDCCU Stadium.

Five Aztecs sign to NFL teams as undrafted free agents

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 3, 2021

Following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft on May 1, five former San Diego State football players signed with NFL teams. Safeties Tariq Thompson,...

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San Diego State football head coach Brady Hoke speaks in front of the media on April 20, 2021 to provide an update on spring practices.

Spring ball update: Upperclassmen show leadership, Aztecs receive COVID-19 vaccine

by Andrew Finley, Senior Staff Writer // April 27, 2021

After a full week of spring practices in the rear-view mirror, SDSU football is starting to fire on all cylinders. An inter-squad scrimmage to end week...

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San Diego State volleyball senior middle blocker Erin Gillcrist high-fives her teammates before the Aztecs' 3-0 win over Colorado State on April 3, 2021 at Peterson Gym.

Two takeaways: Looking back at the 2021 spring volleyball season

by Breven Honda and Megan Oytas // April 26, 2021

In an unprecedented year, San Diego State volleyball wrapped up its season on April 3 with a 3-0 win over Colorado State. The fall season was pushed...

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San Diego State water polo senior driver Karli Canale prepares to shoot during the Aztecs’ 16-9 win over Cal Baptist on April 17, 2021 at the SDSU Aquaplex.

Water polo heads to Golden Coast Conference tournament with everything clicking

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // April 21, 2021

Getting hot at the end of the season with the postseason right around the corner is something every coach desires.  For No. 14 San Diego State water...

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San Diego State women's soccer junior forward Anna Toohey attempts to work her way around Fresno State defenders during the Aztecs' 2-1 win over Fresno State on March 27, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Women’s soccer loses in heartbreak to New Mexico 3-2, Lobos win Mountain West Final

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // April 18, 2021

There’s a common saying that sports bring “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” At the UNM Soccer Complex in Albuquerque, the Mountain...

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San Diego State women's soccer senior midfielder Chloe Frisch shoots the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 over Nevada on March 5, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

For women’s soccer, another chance at a Mountain West title is a long time coming

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // April 17, 2021

In August 2020, San Diego State women’s soccer players were undergoing phases of voluntary workouts, preparing for their upcoming fall season and another...

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