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Megan Oytas

Megan Oytas, Staff Writer

Megan Oytas is a second-year student double majoring in journalism and political science from Honolulu, Hawaii. Her hobbies include writing stories, listening to music and reading. She is a fan of baseball and hockey and aspires to be a sports journalist covering the MLB or NHL. Megan started writing for The Daily Aztec in 2019. You can follow her on Twitter @megoytas.

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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

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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The San Diego State volleyball team breaks it down after defeating Utah State 3-2 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion on the campus of the University of San Diego on March 12, 2021.

Volleyball’s Thursday game against Air Force canceled

April 1, 2021

The Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday afternoon that San Diego State volleyball’s Thursday match against Air Force has been canceled. According...

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San Diego State volleyball sophomore outside hitter Nya Blair spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over Utah State on March 12, 2021 at Jenny Craig Pavilion on the campus of the University of San Diego.

Volleyball swept by San José State, left short-handed

March 31, 2021

San Diego State volleyball fell in straight sets to San José State (25-18, 25-18, 25-17) on March 27 at the Spartans’ home gym, Yosh Uchida Hall. Coming...

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San Diego State volleyball senior libero Lauren Lee connects with the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to Fresno State on Feb. 12, 2021 at Peterson Gym.

Three observations: Volleyball takes down Boise State in five-set battle

March 23, 2021

San Diego State volleyball had a tough match set up for it on March 20 as it entered Bronco Gym to play Boise State, who was on a four-game winning streak...

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San Diego State volleyball freshman outside hitter Heipua Tautua'a bumps the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to Fresno State on Feb. 12, 2021 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball snaps five-game losing streak, splits series against Utah State

March 17, 2021

San Diego State volleyball faced Utah State at the Jenny Craig Pavilion at the University of San Diego on March 11 and 12 — games that were originally...

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San Diego State volleyball sophomore outside hitter Nya Blair celebrates after a play during the Aztecs' 3-1 loss to Fresno State on Feb. 12 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball defeats New Mexico in both games of series

February 22, 2021

San Diego State volleyball won both games of its two-game series against New Mexico at Peterson Gym. The Aztecs (3-3) won the first match on Friday by...

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Then-junior outside hitter Erin Gillcrist gets the ball over the net in the Aztecs’ 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Aztecs ready to compete with new head coach, shortened schedule

February 4, 2021

San Diego State volleyball is finally back to competition since its last match 14 months ago.  Since then, a lot of moves have happened — from coaching...

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Defensive specialist and libero Nadia Barcklay celebrates after a play while playing club volleyball.

Volleyball freshmen reflect on unusual year, season postponement

December 11, 2020

When new student-athletes enrolled at San Diego State, they probably did not expect their first collegiate season to be postponed by a pandemic. This is...

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San Diego State volleyball then-sophomore outside hitter Victoria O'Sullivan elevates to spike the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 win over San Jose State on Sept. 26, 2019 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball learns to deal with season postponement, improve team dynamics

September 1, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the U.S., the Mountain West Conference announced the postponement of fall sports indefinitely.  San Diego...

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Junior infielder Kelsey Munoz prepares to make a throw to first base during the Aztecs' 3-2 victory against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 14 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball closes out San Diego Classic with 7-4 win over CSU Northridge

March 2, 2020

San Diego State softball defeated CSU Northridge by a score of 7-4 on March 1 at the SDSU Softball Stadium to close out the San Diego Classic. The Aztecs...

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Senior left fielder Kristen Parker reaches third base during the Aztecs' 8-1 win over Loyola Marymount on Feb. 18 at SDSU Softball Stadium. Parker ended the game with a double and two RBIs.

Softball defeats Loyola Marymount 8-1 to earn fifth straight win

February 19, 2020

San Diego State softball defeated Loyola Marymount by a score of 8-1 on Feb. 18 at SDSU Softball Stadium. LMU struck first with a run in the top of...

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Junior catcher Alizae Umi  attempts to tag a BYU baserunner at home during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to BYU on Feb. 13 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball closes out classic with back-to-back shutout wins

February 17, 2020

San Diego State softball swept its doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 15 at SDSU Softball Stadium to close out the 30th annual Campbell/Cartier Classic. The...

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes for a kill during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Air Force on Nov. 14 at Peterson Gym.

Aztecs take down Air Force in four sets on Senior Night

November 15, 2019

San Diego State volleyball won in four sets (25-18, 23-25, 25-23, 25-22) against Air Force on Nov. 14 at Peterson Gym. The game was packed with emotion,...

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund attempts to block the ball in the Aztecs’ 3-2 loss to Boise State on Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball loses five-set battle against Boise State

October 26, 2019

San Diego State volleyball lost to Boise State in a five-set game (18-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21, 13-15) on Thursday, Oct. 24 at Peterson Gym. The loss...

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Senior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund spikes the ball during the Aztecs' 3-1 win over Long Beach State on Sept. 19 at Peterson Gym.

Volleyball edges Long Beach State in 3-1 win

September 19, 2019

San Diego State volleyball won three out of four sets (25-12, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21) against Long Beach State on Sept. 19 at Peterson Gym. Both teams...

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