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Senior farewell: Brandon Truffa

Senior farewell: Brandon Truffa

May 4, 2016

I could write an entire page’s worth about how thankful I am to have written for The Daily Aztec during my time here at SDSU. Writing for this paper...

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SDSU womens soccer alumni game: Youth prevails over familiar faces

SDSU women’s soccer alumni game: Youth prevails over familiar faces

April 20, 2016

Amidst its grinding spring, the San Diego State women’s soccer team continued one of its greatest traditions on April 16. Once a year, during the offseason,...

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VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 4/8/2016

VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 4/8/2016

April 8, 2016

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VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk, Spring Break Edition

March 25, 2016

Your one-stop shop to find out everything about San Diego State men's basketball, as well as what some students on campus are planning for their spring...

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VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 3/18/16

VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 3/18/16

March 18, 2016

Everything you need to know about San Diego State men's basketball's next NIT opponent, University of Washington, plus students' reactions to some...

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SDSU womens basketball fan is a one man Show

SDSU women’s basketball fan is a one man ‘Show’

March 14, 2016

If you’ve attended a San Diego State women’s basketball game at Viejas Arena, you know the atmosphere is the polar opposite compared to a men’s basketball...

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SDSU womens basketball transition from coach Burns to Terry

SDSU women’s basketball transition from coach Burns to Terry

March 14, 2016

The past three seasons have been a transition period for the San Diego State women’s basketball team. The Aztecs have been transitioning from the era...

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SDSU womens hoops advances to MW Tournament quarterfinals over Wyoming

SDSU women’s hoops advances to MW Tournament quarterfinals over Wyoming

March 7, 2016

The mantra of college basketball in the month of March is "survive and advance." On Monday afternoon, the San Diego State women's basketball team accomplished...

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Notebook: Seniors shine on senior night at Viejas

Notebook: Seniors shine on senior night at Viejas

March 6, 2016

The final home game of the 2015-16 San Diego State men's basketball season gave Aztec fans a chance to honor their trio of seniors: forwards Angelo Chol,...

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SDSU womens basketball ends rocky regular season with 62-51 loss to UNLV

SDSU women’s basketball ends rocky regular season with 62-51 loss to UNLV

March 5, 2016

Looking to spoil its bitter rival’s senior night, the San Diego State women’s basketball team traveled to UNLV to close out its regular season with...

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VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 3/4/2016

VIDEO: The Daily Aztec Sports Talk 3/4/2016

March 4, 2016

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SDSU womens basketball falls to New Mexico on emotional senior night, 64-45

SDSU women’s basketball falls to New Mexico on emotional senior night, 64-45

March 3, 2016

The setting was emotional and bittersweet prior to the start of Tuesday night’s women’s basketball game between the San Diego State Aztecs and the...

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SDSU womens basketball makes it 3 in a row with 69-66 win over Air Force

SDSU women’s basketball makes it 3 in a row with 69-66 win over Air Force

February 14, 2016

So far, February has been a kind month to the San Diego State women’s basketball team. The Aztecs extended their winning streak to three Saturday...

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SDSU womens basketballs nightmare 2016 continues with 70-54 loss at Colorado State

SDSU women’s basketball’s nightmare 2016 continues with 70-54 loss at Colorado State

February 4, 2016

With the turning of a new month in the calendar, San Diego State women’s basketball was hoping to turn a new leaf on a season which has been plagued...

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How SDSU womens golf trick shot video became a viral sensation

How SDSU women’s golf trick shot video became a viral sensation

February 3, 2016

Everyone knows of at least one viral video sensation on YouTube. Whether it be Rebecca Black belting an autotuned song about Friday, a man begging people...

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Aztec womens basketball loses gritty battle against Nevada, 70-64

Aztec women’s basketball loses gritty battle against Nevada, 70-64

January 27, 2016

San Diego State women’s basketball was on the hunt against the University of Nevada Wolf Pack, but even a gritty performance could not salvage SDSU’s...

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SDSU womens basketball offense looking for redemption against Utah State

SDSU women’s basketball offense looking for redemption against Utah State

January 23, 2016

The last time San Diego State women’s basketball (6-11, 1-5 Mountain West) faced Utah State (8-10, 3-4 MW), the end result was ugly. In their first...

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SDSU begins Mountain West trek with 67-55 victory over Wyoming

SDSU begins Mountain West trek with 67-55 victory over Wyoming

December 30, 2015

In order to have a shot at making a seventh-straight NCAA Tournament, the San Diego State Aztecs will need to climb a mountain. With early season...

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Womens basketball getting ready for undefeated University of San Diego

Women’s basketball getting ready for undefeated University of San Diego

December 3, 2015

While most of San Diego State was away for the Thanksgiving holiday last week, the SDSU women’s basketball team was busy hosting its annual Thanksgiving...

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Notebook: Pumphrey pumps up career stats in SDSU win

Notebook: Pumphrey pumps up career stats in SDSU win

November 29, 2015

Running the table in the Mountain West came with a few bumps and bruises, but behind an incredible running game and a defensive stranglehold on the opposition in...

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Womens basketball handed 4th straight loss by Washington

Women’s basketball handed 4th straight loss by Washington

November 24, 2015

On Tuesday night, the San Diego State women’s basketball team made the trip up north to Seattle to take on Pac-12 member University of Washington and...

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SDSU womens soccer will return nine of 11 starters next year

SDSU women’s soccer will return nine of 11 starters next year

November 23, 2015

A season which ended so devastatingly for the San Diego State women’s soccer team should be remembered as a season for the ages. Although the wound...

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Aztecs too slow as UC Riverside speeds by for 85-68 win

Aztecs ‘too slow’ as UC Riverside speeds by for 85-68 win

November 16, 2015

Looking to bounce back after a 20-point loss on the road to Long Beach State, the San Diego State women’s basketball team was defeated in front of its...

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SDSU womens basketball set to open regular season against Long Beach State

SDSU women’s basketball set to open regular season against Long Beach State

November 13, 2015

After defeating Point Loma Nazarene University in a home exhibition match, the San Diego State women’s basketball team looks to start its season off...

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SDSU womens soccer loses heartbreaking penalty shootout to San Jose State in MW Tourney final

SDSU women’s soccer loses heartbreaking penalty shootout to San Jose State in MW Tourney final

November 8, 2015

Heartbreaking. That’s the only word that comes to mind when thinking about San Diego State women’s soccer’s penalty shootout loss to San Jose...

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Aztec womens soccer shuts out Colorado College, advances to MWC tourney final

Aztec women’s soccer shuts out Colorado College, advances to MWC tourney final

November 6, 2015

As the starting lineups were announced prior to Thursday night’s Mountain West women's soccer tournament semi-final match between San Diego State (15-4,...

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SDSU womens soccer preps for Mountain West tournament

SDSU women’s soccer preps for Mountain West tournament

November 5, 2015

It’s do or die for the San Diego State women’s soccer team (14-4, 10-1 Mountain West). The 2015 MW regular-season champions will be looking to add...

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SDSU womens hoops thriving with new JAM Center

SDSU women’s hoops thriving with new JAM Center

November 4, 2015

Nestled behind the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni center lies San Diego State’s newest pride and joy, the Jeff Jacobs JAM Center. The 23,500 square-feet...

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SDSU womens basketball hoping for turnaround season in 2015-16

SDSU women’s basketball hoping for turnaround season in 2015-16

November 4, 2015

Heartbreaking would be the best term to describe the ending to last season for San Diego State women’s basketball. The Aztecs closed out last season...

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Aztec womens soccer wont settle for just a conference title

Aztec women’s soccer won’t settle for just a conference title

October 28, 2015

There’s an old idiom that goes, “Two is company, three's a crowd.” But what is four? For the San Diego State women’s soccer team (13-4, 9-1...

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Womens soccer holds off San Jose State to capture conference lead

Women’s soccer holds off San Jose State to capture conference lead

October 19, 2015

Less than 24 hours after the two school’s football teams played each other, San Diego State and San Jose State matched up for a women's soccer duel on...

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SDSU womens soccer beats Fresno State 2-1

SDSU women’s soccer beats Fresno State 2-1

October 17, 2015

On Friday night at the San Diego State Sports Deck, the first 250 fans who showed up to watch the Mountain West women's soccer showdown between SDSU (10-4,...

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Final homestand of 2015 awaits SDSU womens soccer

Final homestand of 2015 awaits SDSU women’s soccer

October 16, 2015

An important yet bittersweet weekend lies ahead for San Diego State women’s soccer (9-4-0). Important, because this weekend could decide who will hold...

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Womens soccer teammates Moran and Pruitt go way back

Women’s soccer teammates Moran and Pruitt go way back

October 14, 2015

For being the most popular sport in the world, soccer is a small community. Players will typically grow up with each other, playing together from their...

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Womens soccers defense finds another shutout victim

Women’s soccer’s defense finds another shutout victim

October 10, 2015

September 25 in Boise, Idaho. That was the time the San Diego State women’s soccer team (8-4, 4-1 Mountain West) allowed a goal. Since then, the...

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Aztec womens soccer surges past Nevada 4-0

Aztec women’s soccer surges past Nevada 4-0

October 5, 2015

A gloomy Sunday afternoon couldn't stop the San Diego State women’s soccer team from bringing energy in an important Mountain West matchup. The Aztecs (7-4,...

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Aztec womens soccer opens homestand with 3-0 thumping of UNLV

Aztec women’s soccer opens homestand with 3-0 thumping of UNLV

October 3, 2015

There’s something to say about the month of October and the San Diego State women’s soccer team. Since 2009, the Aztecs have posted a 36-7-3 overall...

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SDSU womens soccer looks to make it a 4-peat in the Mountain West

SDSU women’s soccer looks to make it a 4-peat in the Mountain West

September 30, 2015

After kicking off conference play last weekend, the San Diego State women’s soccer team is heading home to continue its climb through the Mountain West. The...

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SDSU womens soccer holds off crosstown rival USD in wild finish

SDSU women’s soccer holds off crosstown rival USD in wild finish

September 18, 2015

The San Diego State Sports Deck bleachers were packed and cluttered with red and blue for the crosstown showdown Thursday night between the SDSU Aztecs...

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SDSU womens soccer seeks win in electric crosstown rivalry against USD

SDSU women’s soccer seeks win in ‘electric’ crosstown rivalry against USD

September 15, 2015

This Thursday night, the bleachers of the San Diego State Sports Deck will be filled with a clusters of red and black, as well as blue and white, as SDSU...

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SDSU womens soccer travels to Arizona, loses Gulczynski to ACL injury

SDSU women’s soccer travels to Arizona, loses Gulczynski to ACL injury

September 4, 2015

San Diego State women’s soccer (2-1-0) will travel to Arizona for the second time this week. This trip, however, the Aztecs are hoping to actually play...

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Aztec womens soccer beats No. 17 Kentucky, faces two tough Pac-12 opponents this weekend

Aztec women’s soccer beats No. 17 Kentucky, faces two tough Pac-12 opponents this weekend

August 28, 2015

The San Diego State women’s soccer team is riding high following a weekend road victory over No. 17 University of Kentucky. “We came out strong,"...

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Mentality the key for Aztec womens soccer in 2015

Mentality the key for Aztec women’s soccer in 2015

August 19, 2015

As the World Cup champion United States women’s national soccer team brushes the confetti off of its shoulders and polishes its coveted trophy in preparation...

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SDSU baseball loses critical series to rival UNLV

SDSU baseball loses critical series to rival UNLV

May 4, 2015

San Diego State baseball (31-18, 17-10 Mountain West) lost two out of three against conference rival University of Nevada, Las Vegas (22-24, 8-16 MW) at...

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Aztecs take lead in MW with series win in San Jose

Aztecs take lead in MW with series win in San Jose

April 13, 2015

The San Diego State baseball team (26-11, 14-4 Mountain West) traveled up north this weekend and won two out of three games against the conference rival...

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Aztecs gear up to sweep Spartans

Aztecs gear up to sweep Spartans

April 9, 2015

Aztecs look to fend off struggling Spartans in weekend battle The San Diego State baseball team (24-10, 12-3 Mountain West) will travel north to face...

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Aztecs dominate Falcons in weekend sweep

Aztecs dominate Falcons in weekend sweep

March 23, 2015

The San Diego State baseball team (19-5, 7-2 Mountain West) handled business at home this weekend, sweeping their MW conference rival Air Force Academy...

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SDSU baseball pitcher Bubba Derby

Baseball welcomes Air Force

March 19, 2015

The San Diego State Aztecs (16-5, 4-2) will host the Air Force Academy Falcons (8-10, 5-4) in a three-game Mountain West showdown this weekend at Tony...

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SDSU Baseball

Baseball loses UNM series, dominates 49ers

March 11, 2015

The San Diego State Aztecs (14-3, 4-2 Mountain West), lost their first series this season going 1-2 against MW-rival University of New Mexico (9-3, 4-2...

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SDSU Baseball infielder Ty France batting

Baseball ready to battle with rival Spartans

February 26, 2015

The San Diego State baseball team will face off against its conference rival San Jose State Spartans in a three-game series this weekend. It will be the...

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