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(left to right) Junior Dean Nevarez, freshman Casey Schmitt, sophomore Julian Escobedo and sophomore Tre Brown horse around after the Aztecs game on April 28 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Column: Aztecs happy to have Eastlake High talent

May 2, 2018

(left to right) Junior Dean Nevarez, freshman Casey Schmitt, sophomore Julian Escobedo and sophomore Tre Brown horse around after the Aztecs game on April...

The SDSU lacrosse team holds up the MPSF Championship Trophy after defeating UC Davis 11-10 on April 29 at the Aztec Lacrosse Field.

[Photo] Lacrosse defeats UC Davis 11-10 to win first-ever MPSF championship

April 29, 2018

The SDSU lacrosse team holds up the MPSF Championship Trophy after defeating UC Davis 11-10 on April 29 at the Aztec Lacrosse Field.

Shelby Thompson stands ready at the plate during the Aztecs 6-2 victory over Colorado State on April 28 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

[Photo] Grand slam propels softball to 6-2 victory over Colorado State

April 28, 2018

Shelby Thompson stands ready at the plate during the Aztecs 6-2 victory over Colorado State on April 28 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Justin Goossen-Brown pitches during the Aztecs 7-6 victory over UNLV on April 28 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs complete comeback with 7-6 victory over UNLV

April 28, 2018

Justin Goossen-Brown pitches during the Aztecs 7-6 victory over UNLV on April 28 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

The Aztecs celebrate a goal during the teams 16-6 victory over Fresno State in the MPSF Championship semifinals on April 27 at the Aztec Lacrosse Field.

[Photo] Lacrosse advances to MPSF championship game following 16-6 drubbing of Fresno State

April 27, 2018

The Aztecs celebrate a goal during the teams 16-6 victory over Fresno State in the MPSF Championship semifinals on April 27 at the Aztec Lacrosse Field....

Senior infielder David Hensley takes a hack during the Aztecs 7-0 victory over Fresno State on April 22 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs take series with 7-0 thumping of Fresno State

April 23, 2018

Senior infielder David Hensley takes a hack during the Aztecs 7-0 victory over Fresno State on April 22 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Lakin Hatcher (far right) competes in the 400 meter dash during the Mountain West Challenge at the Aztrack Sports Deck on April 6.

[Photo] Aztecs take first place in Mountain West Challenge

April 11, 2018

Lakin Hatcher (far right) competes in the 400 meter dash during the Mountain West Challenge at the Aztrack Sports Deck on April 6.

San Diego State football Head coach Rocky Long looks on from the sidelines during a game in the 2017-18 season.

[Photo] Rocky Long receives contract extension through 2022 season

April 17, 2018

San Diego State football Head coach Rocky Long looks on from the sidelines during a game in the 2017-18 season.

Freshman outfielder Sean Ross and junior pitcher Garrett Hill hang over the dugout railing during the Aztecs 5-4 win over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Column: No. 25 Aztecs have all the pieces to the puzzle

March 21, 2018

Freshman outfielder Sean Ross and junior pitcher Garrett Hill hang over the dugout railing during the Aztecs 5-4 win over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony...

Junior forward Sagaba Konate dunks the ball during the Mountaineers 94-71 victory over Marshall on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 5 West Virginia advances with 94-71 victory over No. 13 Marshall

March 18, 2018

Junior forward Sagaba Konate dunks the ball during the Mountaineers 94-71 victory over Marshall on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

Junior forward Sagaba Konate dunks the ball during the Mountaineers 94-71 victory over Marshall on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 5 West Virginia advances with 94-71 victory over No. 13 Marshall

March 18, 2018

Junior forward Sagaba Konate dunks the ball during the Mountaineers 94-71 victory over Marshall on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

Redshirt junior guard Shelton Mitchell smiles with his teammates during Clemson's 84-59 victory over Auburn on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 5 Clemson advances to Sweet 16, pummels No. 4 Auburn, 84-53

March 18, 2018

Redshirt junior guard Shelton Mitchell smiles with his teammates during Clemson's 84-59 victory over Auburn on March 18 at Viejas Arena.

Clemson players react during the Tigers 79-68 victory over New Mexico State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 5 Clemson drops No. 12 New Mexico State, 79-68

March 16, 2018

Clemson players react during the Tigers 79-68 victory over New Mexico State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

Desean Murray finishes off a dunk during Auburn's 62-58 victory over Charleston on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 4 Auburn survives No. 13 Charleston, 62-58

March 16, 2018

Desean Murray finishes off a dunk during Auburn's 62-58 victory over Charleston on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

The West Virginia Mountaineer holds up his musket during West Virginia's 85-68 victory over Murray State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 5 West Virginia takes care of No. 12 Murray State, 85-68

March 16, 2018

The West Virginia Mountaineer holds up his musket during West Virginia's 85-68 victory over Murray State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

Jon Elmore carries the ball during Marshall's 81-75 victory over Wichita State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] NCAA tournament at Viejas: No. 13 Marshall upsets No. 4 Wichita State, 81-75

March 16, 2018

Jon Elmore carries the ball during Marshall's 81-75 victory over Wichita State on March 16 at Viejas Arena.

Then-junior guard Jeremy Hemsley looks on during the Aztecs' 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs eliminated from NCAA tournament after 67-65 heartbreak against Houston

March 15, 2018

Then-junior guard Jeremy Hemsley looks on during the Aztecs' 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Freshman forward Matt Mitchell goes up for a shot during the Aztecs 64-52 victory over Fresno State on March 8 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] No. 11 Aztecs to face tough test in No. 6 Houston

March 14, 2018

Freshman forward Matt Mitchell goes up for a shot during the Aztecs 64-52 victory over Fresno State on March 8 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas....

Malik Pope and Trey Kell embrace after the Aztecs won the Mountain West Conference tournament championship, 82-75, over New Mexico on March 10 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Kell and Pope come full-circle for one last tournament dance

March 14, 2018

Malik Pope and Trey Kell embrace after the Aztecs won the Mountain West Conference tournament championship, 82-75, over New Mexico on March 10 at the Thomas...

Members of the San Diego State men's basketball team react to the teams 11 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament at the Fowler Athletic Center on March 11. The Aztecs will play No. 6 seed University of Houston in the Round of 64 on March 15 in Wichita, Kansas.

[Photo] Aztecs react to No. 11 seeding in NCAA Tournament; to play No. 6 Houston

March 11, 2018

Members of the San Diego State men's basketball team react to the teams 11 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament at the Fowler Athletic Center on March...

Trey Kell holds up the Mountain West Tournament MVP trophy after the Aztecs defeated New Mexico 82-75 at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 10.

[Photo] Aztecs headed to the NCAA Tournament after 82-75 victory over New Mexico

March 10, 2018

Trey Kell holds up the Mountain West Tournament MVP trophy after the Aztecs defeated New Mexico 82-75 at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 10.

Trey Kell throws a pass during the Aztecs 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] SDSU one win from MW tournament crown; New Mexico awaits

March 10, 2018

Trey Kell throws a pass during the Aztecs 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Chase Calabuig stands at the plate during the Aztecs 3-2 victory over Arizona on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs defeat Air Force, 3-2, to open weekend series

March 10, 2018

Chase Calabuig stands at the plate during the Aztecs 3-2 victory over Arizona on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Malik Pope dunks the ball during the Aztecs 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

[Photo] Aztecs decimate No. 22 Nevada, 90-73, advance to MW tournament championship

March 9, 2018

Malik Pope dunks the ball during the Aztecs 90-73 victory over Nevada on March 9 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Senior forward Malik Pope shoots over senior center Terrell Carter II during the Aztecs 64-52 victory over Fresno State in the MW tournament quarterfinals on March 8 in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs set to battle top-seeded Nevada in MW tournament semifinals

March 9, 2018

Senior forward Malik Pope shoots over senior center Terrell Carter II during the Aztecs 64-52 victory over Fresno State in the MW tournament quarterfinals...

The Aztecs bench celebrates during the teams 64-52 victory over Fresno State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 8 in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs down Fresno State, 64-52, move onto semifinals of MW tournament

March 8, 2018

The Aztecs bench celebrates during the teams 64-52 victory over Fresno State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West tournament on March 8 in Las Vegas....

Freshman guard Naje Murray looks on from the bench during the Aztecs 85-78 victory over San Jose State on Feb. 24 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball falls in opening round of MW tournament

March 7, 2018

Freshman guard Naje Murray looks on from the bench during the Aztecs 85-78 victory over San Jose State on Feb. 24 at Viejas Arena.

Junior right hander Garrett Hill throws a pitch during the Aztecs 5-4 victory over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Junior college transfer brings strikeouts to SDSU

February 28, 2018

Junior right hander Garrett Hill throws a pitch during the Aztecs 5-4 victory over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

SDSU players celebrated outside the dugout amidst a four-run eighth inning during the Aztecs 5-4 win over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs win 5-4 thriller over Grand Canyon to complete Tony Gwynn Classic

February 25, 2018

SDSU players celebrated outside the dugout amidst a four-run eighth inning during the Aztecs 5-4 win over Grand Canyon on Feb. 25 at Tony Gwynn Stadium....

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.

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

February 25, 2018

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.

(Left to Right) Allison Brown, Cheyenne Greenhouse, Khalia Lark, McKynzie Fort, head coach Stacie Terry, Geena Gomez and Lexy Thorderson stand with individualized plaques during a pre-game ceremony honoring the team's senior players at Viejas Arena on Feb. 24.

[Photo] Aztecs toast Senior Day with 85-78 victory over SJSU

February 24, 2018

(Left to Right) Allison Brown, Cheyenne Greenhouse, Khalia Lark, McKynzie Fort, head coach Stacie Terry, Geena Gomez and Lexy Thorderson stand with individualized...

Sophomore pitcher Logan Boyer throws a pitch during the Aztecs 3-2 victory over Arizona on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs score on wild pitch for 3-2 victory over Arizona

February 24, 2018

Sophomore pitcher Logan Boyer throws a pitch during the Aztecs 3-2 victory over Arizona on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Then-redshirt freshman forward Jalen McDaniels eyes the basket during the Aztecs' 94-56 victory over UNLV on Feb. 17 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Jalen McDaniels named MW Player of the Week

February 19, 2018

Then-redshirt freshman forward Jalen McDaniels eyes the basket during the Aztecs' 94-56 victory over UNLV on Feb. 17 at Viejas Arena.

Senior outfielder Chase Calabuig runs the bases during the Aztecs 9-1 victory over UCSB on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs complete series sweep of UCSB with 7-5 victory

February 18, 2018

Senior outfielder Chase Calabuig runs the bases during the Aztecs 9-1 victory over UCSB on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Matt Mitchell drives around UNLV's Jovan Mooring during the Aztecs 94-56 victory on Feb. 17 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs defend home court with 94-56 shellacking of UNLV

February 17, 2018

Matt Mitchell drives around UNLV's Jovan Mooring during the Aztecs 94-56 victory on Feb. 17 at Viejas Arena.

Sophomore Logan Boyer throws a pitch during the Aztecs 9-1 victory over UCSB on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs open season with 9-1 victory over UCSB

February 16, 2018

Sophomore Logan Boyer throws a pitch during the Aztecs 9-1 victory over UCSB on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior guard Geena Gomez  controls the ball during the Aztecs 75-64 loss to UNLV on Jan. 27 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Column: End of game woes leading to losses for women’s basketball

February 7, 2018

Senior guard Geena Gomez controls the ball during the Aztecs 75-64 loss to UNLV on Jan. 27 at Viejas Arena.

Jeremy Hemsley drives to the basket during the Aztecs 81-50 victory over Air Force at Viejas Arena on Feb. 3.

[Photo] Aztecs stay hot at home with lopsided 81-50 victory over Air Force

February 3, 2018

Jeremy Hemsley drives to the basket during the Aztecs 81-50 victory over Air Force at Viejas Arena on Feb. 3.

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

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

January 31, 2018

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

Senior guard Geena Gomez attempts a shot in the first half during the Aztecs 75-64 loss to University of Nevada, Las Vegas, at Viejas Arena on Jan. 27

[Photo] Aztecs squander early lead in 75-64 loss to UNLV

January 27, 2018

Senior guard Geena Gomez attempts a shot in the first half during the Aztecs 75-64 loss to University of Nevada, Las Vegas, at Viejas Arena on Jan. 27

Senior guard Trey Kell (3) dribbles the ball against Colorado State redshirt sophomore guard Anthony Bonner during the Aztecs 97-78 victory over the Rams at Viejas Arena on Jan. 24

[Photo] SDSU explodes on offense for 97-78 victory over Colorado State

January 25, 2018

Senior guard Trey Kell (3) dribbles the ball against Colorado State redshirt sophomore guard Anthony Bonner during the Aztecs 97-78 victory over the Rams...

Senuior guard Trey Kell drives the ball against Colorado State redshirt sophomore Raquan Mitchell during the Aztecs 97-78 victory at Viejas Arena on Jan. 24.

[Photo] Column: Trey Kell struggling to overcome bad luck

January 31, 2018

Senuior guard Trey Kell drives the ball against Colorado State redshirt sophomore Raquan Mitchell during the Aztecs 97-78 victory at Viejas Arena on Jan....

Senior running back Rashaad Penny runs ahead of the Nevada defense during SDSU's 42-23 win over the Wolf Pack on Nov. 18.

[Photo] Armed Forces Bowl trip challenged by state travel ban

December 8, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny runs ahead of the Nevada defense during SDSU's 42-23 win over the Wolf Pack on Nov. 18.

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

[Photo] Surprising bowl invite doesn’t dampen SDSU’s successful season

December 6, 2017

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

Rashaad Penny runs  the ball in the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18.

[Photo] Penny runs wild in SDSU’s 35-10 season-ending victory over New Mexico

November 24, 2017

Rashaad Penny runs the ball in the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18.

Then-junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during the Aztecs' 42-23 victory over University of Nevada last year on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU ready to battle New Mexico in regular season finale

November 23, 2017

Then-junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during the Aztecs' 42-23 victory over University of Nevada last year on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny (20) pats senior wide receiver Mikah Holder (6) on the back during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium

[Photo] Aztecs set to honor outgoing players on Senior Day

November 23, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny (20) pats senior wide receiver Mikah Holder (6) on the back during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at...

Rashaad Penny is all smiles during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs react to Rashaad Penny’s Doak Walker Award snub

November 21, 2017

Rashaad Penny is all smiles during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Rashaad Penny returns a first quarter punt 70-yards for a touchdown, during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Penny makes SDSU history in 42-23 win over Nevada

November 19, 2017

Rashaad Penny returns a first quarter punt 70-yards for a touchdown, during the Aztecs 42-23 victory over Nevada on Nov. 18 at SDCCU Stadium.

Junior guard Devin Watson puts up a shot during the Aztecs 83-52 victory over McNeese State on Friday Nov. 17.

[Photo] SDSU crushes McNeese State, 83-52

November 17, 2017

Junior guard Devin Watson puts up a shot during the Aztecs 83-52 victory over McNeese State on Friday Nov. 17.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny carries the ball during SDSU’s 27-3 loss to Fresno on Oct. 21.

[Photo] Aztecs ready to run past the Wolf Pack

November 15, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny carries the ball during SDSU’s 27-3 loss to Fresno on Oct. 21.

Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley attacks the basket during SDSU's 81-58 win over San Diego Christian in the 2016-17 season.

[Photo] Talent won’t be enough for SDSU to rebound this season

November 8, 2017

Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley attacks the basket during SDSU's 81-58 win over San Diego Christian in the 2016-17 season.

Senior forward Aaliyah Utush darts past a Spartan defender during SDSU’s 0-0 draw with San Jose State on Oct. 6.

[Photo] Aztecs return to NCAA Tournament

November 8, 2017

Senior forward Aaliyah Utush darts past a Spartan defender during SDSU’s 0-0 draw with San Jose State on Oct. 6.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny blows by a Bulldog defender during SDSU's 3-27 loss to Fresno State on Oct. 21.

[Photo] SDSU looking to end conference road slate undefeated in duel with Spartans

November 2, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny blows by a Bulldog defender during SDSU's 3-27 loss to Fresno State on Oct. 21.

Senior guard Geena Gomez plans her attack during a game in the 2016-17 season.

[Photo] Women’s basketball brings high expectations

November 1, 2017

Senior guard Geena Gomez plans her attack during a game in the 2016-17 season.

Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley prepares to drive to the basket during a game in the 2016-17 season.

[Photo] Twitter techniques of a student athlete

November 1, 2017

Junior guard Jeremy Hemsley prepares to drive to the basket during a game in the 2016-17 season.

Sophomore tight end Parker Houston tackled by a Boise State defender during SDSU's 14-31 loss to Boise on Oct. 14.

[Photo] SDSU looking for pot of gold against Rainbow Warriors

October 27, 2017

Sophomore tight end Parker Houston tackled by a Boise State defender during SDSU's 14-31 loss to Boise on Oct. 14.

Junior wide receiver Fred Trevillion attempts to make a catch during the first quarter of SDSU's 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

[Photo] Column: After Fresno failure, Hawaii games looms large for flailing Aztecs

October 25, 2017

Junior wide receiver Fred Trevillion attempts to make a catch during the first quarter of SDSU's 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

Senior forward Angela Mitchell launches for a header during SDSU's 2-1 win over Wyoming on Oct. 20.

[Photo] Women’s soccer closes out home schedule with shutout of Colorado State

October 22, 2017

Senior forward Angela Mitchell launches for a header during SDSU's 2-1 win over Wyoming on Oct. 20.

Junior offensive lineman Ryan Pope (77) and redshirt freshman Keith Ismael (60) look on from the bench during the Aztecs 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

[Photo] SDSU mauled by Bulldogs, 27-3

October 21, 2017

Junior offensive lineman Ryan Pope (77) and redshirt freshman Keith Ismael (60) look on from the bench during the Aztecs 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny attempts a run to the left side during SDSU's 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

[Photo] SDSU mauled by Bulldogs, 27-3

October 21, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny attempts a run to the left side during SDSU's 27-3 loss to Fresno State.

Senior forward Aaliyah Utush wrestles with Wyoming junior defender Alyssa Murray during SDSU's 2-1 win over the Cowgirls.

[Photo] Utush scores twice, leads SDSU to 2-1 win vs Wyoming

October 21, 2017

Senior forward Aaliyah Utush wrestles with Wyoming junior defender Alyssa Murray during SDSU's 2-1 win over the Cowgirls.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny hurdles two Boise State defenders during SDSU's 31-14 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 14.

[Photo] Anatomy of a Heisman Trophy snub

December 22, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny hurdles two Boise State defenders during SDSU's 31-14 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 14.

Senior quarterback Christian Chapman is tackled by freshman defensive end Curtis Weaver and redshirt freshman defensive end Kayode Rufai.

[Photo] SDSU steamrolled by Boise State, 31-14

October 14, 2017

Senior quarterback Christian Chapman is tackled by freshman defensive end Curtis Weaver and redshirt freshman defensive end Kayode Rufai.

Senior forward Dani Derosa heads the ball away from the goal during SDSU's 0-0 double overtime draw with San Jose State on Friday, Oct. 6.

[Photo] Aztecs and Spartans duel to double overtime draw

October 7, 2017

Senior forward Dani Derosa heads the ball away from the goal during SDSU's 0-0 double overtime draw with San Jose State on Friday, Oct. 6.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for open field during a run in SDSU's 34-28 win over Northern Illinois.

[Photo] Aztecs remain undefeated with victory over Rebels

October 7, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for open field during a run in SDSU's 34-28 win over Northern Illinois.

Senior defender Stacie Moran laces a shot during SDSU's 0-0 double overtime draw with San Jose State on Friday, Oct. 6.

[Photo] Aztecs and Spartans duel to double overtime draw

October 7, 2017

Senior defender Stacie Moran laces a shot during SDSU's 0-0 double overtime draw with San Jose State on Friday, Oct. 6.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny avoids two NIU defenders during a run during SDSU's 34-28 win on Sept. 30.

[Photo] SDSU reacts to Las Vegas tragedy before game against UNLV

October 4, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny avoids two NIU defenders during a run during SDSU's 34-28 win on Sept. 30.

Senior safety Kameron Kelly intercepts an NIU pass at the goal line during the fourth quarter of SDSU's 34-28 win.

[Photo] Football enters new era of team success

October 4, 2017

Senior safety Kameron Kelly intercepts an NIU pass at the goal line during the fourth quarter of SDSU's 34-28 win.

Then-sophomore running back Juwan Washington returns the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown during SDSU's 34-28 win over NIU.

[Photo] Defensive heroics help the Aztecs tame the Huskies, 34-28

October 1, 2017

Then-sophomore running back Juwan Washington returns the opening kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown during SDSU's 34-28 win over NIU.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny fights off two Stanford tacklers during a run during SDSU's 20-17 win over the Cardinal.

[Photo] SDSU football sprints into home matchup with Northern Illinois

September 27, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny fights off two Stanford tacklers during a run during SDSU's 20-17 win over the Cardinal.

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring celebrates his touchdown during SDSU's opening game win over UC Davis.

[Photo] Football fights off Falcons, lightning storm in 28-24 comeback victory

September 23, 2017

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring celebrates his touchdown during SDSU's opening game win over UC Davis.

SDSU players David Wells, Nick Bawden, Antonio Rosales and Parker Houston celebrate after Wells' game-winning touchdown catch against Stanford.

[Photo] SDSU showed true grit against Stanford

September 20, 2017

SDSU players David Wells, Nick Bawden, Antonio Rosales and Parker Houston celebrate after Wells' game-winning touchdown catch against Stanford.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny powers through a tackle during SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford.

[Photo] Aztecs open conference play with road battle at Air Force

September 20, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny powers through a tackle during SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford.

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

[Photo] SDSU stakes claim for New Year’s Six bowl

September 20, 2017

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

Sophomore midfielder Yasmin Ahooja sets up for a first touch during SDSU's loss to USD.

[Photo] SDSU women’s soccer loses road duel with Texas Tech

September 16, 2017

Sophomore midfielder Yasmin Ahooja sets up for a first touch during SDSU's loss to USD.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny finds a hole in the Stanford defense during SDSU's 20-17 win over the Cardinal on Sept. 16.

[Photo] Anatomy of a Heisman Trophy snub

December 22, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny finds a hole in the Stanford defense during SDSU's 20-17 win over the Cardinal on Sept. 16.

Sophomore cornerback Ron Smith intercepts a pass during the second quarter of SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford University.

[Photo] SDSU topples No. 19 Stanford, 20-17

September 17, 2017

Sophomore cornerback Ron Smith intercepts a pass during the second quarter of SDSU's 20-17 win over Stanford University.

SDSU redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during a fall practice.

[Photo] Chapman holds the keys to SDSU’s success against Stanford

September 13, 2017

SDSU redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during a fall practice.

Several SDSU football players enter the field before SDSUs opening game win over UC Davis.

[Photo] SDSU seeking upset over No. 19 Stanford

September 13, 2017

Several SDSU football players enter the field before SDSUs opening game win over UC Davis.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny blows by UC Davis defenders on his way to a long touchdown.

[Photo] Penny’s performance just a harbinger of great things to come

September 11, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny blows by UC Davis defenders on his way to a long touchdown.

Redshirt sophomore goalie Kate Hart sends a goal kick.

[Photo] SDSU suffers setback against Missouri

September 11, 2017

Redshirt sophomore goalie Kate Hart sends a goal kick.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny breaks across the goal line in SDSU's win over UC Davis.

[Photo] Penny, pass rush punish Sun Devils in SDSU’s 30-20 win

September 10, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny breaks across the goal line in SDSU's win over UC Davis.

Senior fullback Nick Bawden (15) leads SDSU onto the field before its season opener vs. UC Davis.

[Photo] SDSU heads to Tempe to battle Arizona State

September 8, 2017

Senior fullback Nick Bawden (15) leads SDSU onto the field before its season opener vs. UC Davis.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny outruns the entire UC Davis defense on his way to a touchdown.

[Photo] 2017 SDSU football preview: fresh faces combine with proven assets

September 6, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny outruns the entire UC Davis defense on his way to a touchdown.

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring blocks a UC Davis defender.

[Photo] Youth will hold Aztecs back

September 6, 2017

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring blocks a UC Davis defender.

Redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during SDSU's 38-17 win over UC Davis.

[Photo] Young Aztecs ready to take next step

September 6, 2017

Redshirt junior quarterback Christian Chapman throws a pass during SDSU's 38-17 win over UC Davis.

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring blocks a UC Davis player during SDSU's 38-17 win.

[Photo] Aztecs set the tone for the season with dominant opening game victory

September 4, 2017

Sophomore tight end Kahale Warring blocks a UC Davis player during SDSU's 38-17 win.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny outruns a slew of UC Davis defenders during SDSU's 38-17 win.

[Photo] Notebook: true team effort leads to dominating SDSU victory

September 2, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny outruns a slew of UC Davis defenders during SDSU's 38-17 win.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny prances for a touchdown during SDSU's 38-17 win over UC Davis.

[Photo] Aztecs’ ground attack too much for UC Davis in 38-17 victory

September 2, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny prances for a touchdown during SDSU's 38-17 win over UC Davis.

Junior defensive end Noble Hall dances during a 2017 practice.

[Photo] Hall making the switch to defensive end

August 28, 2017

Junior defensive end Noble Hall dances during a 2017 practice.

SDSU football players prepare for a snap during a 2017 practice.

[Photo] Football depth chart filled with freshmen

August 28, 2017

SDSU football players prepare for a snap during a 2017 practice.

Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for the ball during a 2017 practice.

[Photo] Penny ready to take over on offense

August 28, 2017

Senior running back Rashaad Penny looks for the ball during a 2017 practice.

Sophomore midfielder Yasmin Ahooja searches for the ball during SDSU's loss to Long Beach State.

[Photo] SDSU drops second straight match to Long Beach State

August 28, 2017

Sophomore midfielder Yasmin Ahooja searches for the ball during SDSU's loss to Long Beach State.

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