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Junior outfielder Julian Escobedo runs past third base during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs’ season ends in loss to Nevada at Mountain West tournament

May 25, 2019

Junior outfielder Julian Escobedo runs past third base during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior pitcher Justin Goossen-Brown pitches during the Aztecs' 8-4 victory over San Francisco on Feb. 15 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Goossen-Brown pitches shutout in Aztecs’ 8-0 victory over New Mexico

May 17, 2019

Senior pitcher Justin Goossen-Brown pitches during the Aztecs' 8-4 victory over San Francisco on Feb. 15 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior shortstop Angelo Armenta celebrates after clinching a victory during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs topple San José State on walk-off single in 11th inning

May 4, 2019

Senior shortstop Angelo Armenta celebrates after clinching a victory during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Sophomore outfielder Matt Ruddick runs down the first base line during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU splits Friday doubleheader against Air Force

April 20, 2019

Sophomore outfielder Matt Ruddick runs down the first base line during the Aztecs' series against Nevada from March 8-10 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Junior pitcher Adrian Mardueno warms up before the Aztecs defeated Nevada, 3-1, on March 8 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Junior pitcher Adrian Mardueno succeeds amid mother’s illness

April 17, 2019

Junior pitcher Adrian Mardueno warms up before the Aztecs defeated Nevada, 3-1, on March 8 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Junior pitcher Adrian Mardueno prepares to throw a pitch during the Aztecs' 4-2 loss to San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Adrian Mardueno awarded Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week

April 9, 2019

Junior pitcher Adrian Mardueno prepares to throw a pitch during the Aztecs' 4-2 loss to San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Freshman pitcher Aaron Eden delivers a pitch against San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Column: Aztecs need more quality starts from their pitchers

March 28, 2019

Freshman pitcher Aaron Eden delivers a pitch against San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels acknowledges the fans after the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada in the Mountain West semifinals on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Jalen McDaniels declares for NBA Draft

March 27, 2019

Sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels acknowledges the fans after the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada in the Mountain West semifinals on March 15 at the...

Senior guard Devin Watson looks to attempt a shot over senior forward Trey Porter during the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada in the MW semifinals on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas

[Photo] Column: Aztecs’ poor shooting led to loss in MW finals

March 20, 2019

Senior guard Devin Watson looks to attempt a shot over senior forward Trey Porter during the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada in the MW semifinals on...

Sophomore pitcher Casey Schmitt throws a pitch against San Francisco at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU completes three-game sweep in 11-5 win over Seattle University

March 17, 2019

Sophomore pitcher Casey Schmitt throws a pitch against San Francisco at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley embraces his teammates in the closing seconds of the Aztecs' 64-57 loss to Utah State in the Mountain West Conference tournament final on March 16 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Aztecs’ season ends in heartbreak following loss to Utah State in conference title game

March 16, 2019

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley embraces his teammates in the closing seconds of the Aztecs' 64-57 loss to Utah State in the Mountain West Conference tournament...

Senior guard Devin Watson launches a 3-pointer over two Nevada defenders during the Aztecs' 65-56 victory on March 16 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] SDSU one win away from back-to-back Mountain West Tournament titles, face Utah State in final

March 16, 2019

Senior guard Devin Watson launches a 3-pointer over two Nevada defenders during the Aztecs' 65-56 victory on March 16 at the Thomas and Mack Center in...

Junior pitcher Marissa Moreno pitches during the Aztecs 1-0 win over UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 16 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

[Photo] Softball falls short in 3-1 loss to New Mexico

March 16, 2019

Junior pitcher Marissa Moreno pitches during the Aztecs 1-0 win over UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 16 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Freshman pitcher Aaron Eden works off the mound during the Aztecs 4-2 loss to San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Late game heroics lead Aztecs to 6-5 victory in extra innings over Seattle

March 16, 2019

Freshman pitcher Aaron Eden works off the mound during the Aztecs 4-2 loss to San Diego on Feb. 26 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley walks off the court following the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

[Photo] Column: Aztecs have senior leadership to thank for trip to MW Tournament championship

March 16, 2019

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley walks off the court following the Aztecs' 65-56 victory over Nevada on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Senior guard Devin Watson drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 65-56 victory over Nevada on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

[Photo] No. 4 Aztecs headed to MW championship following 65-56 victory over No. 1 Nevada

March 15, 2019

Senior guard Devin Watson drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 65-56 victory over Nevada on March 15 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada....

Sophomore guard Naje Murray runs back on defense during the Aztecs 64-61 victory over Nevada on March 7 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Women’s basketball advances to Mountain West Conference semis with overtime victory against New Mexico

March 12, 2019

Sophomore guard Naje Murray runs back on defense during the Aztecs 64-61 victory over Nevada on March 7 at Viejas Arena.

Sophomore guard Naje Murray drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 64-61 victory over Nevada on March 7 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs defeat Nevada, 64-61, in nailbiter on Senior Night

March 7, 2019

Sophomore guard Naje Murray drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 64-61 victory over Nevada on March 7 at Viejas Arena.

Senior guard Devin Watson drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 76-74 loss to Fresno State on March 6 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs fumble away game on senior night in 76-74 loss to Fresno State

March 7, 2019

Senior guard Devin Watson drives to the hoop during the Aztecs 76-74 loss to Fresno State on March 6 at Viejas Arena.

Senior infielder Angelo Armenta steps on home plate to score a run during the Aztecs' 4-2 loss against San Diego on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs collapse in eighth inning, lose against USD

February 27, 2019

Senior infielder Angelo Armenta steps on home plate to score a run during the Aztecs' 4-2 loss against San Diego on Feb. 23 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Senior designated hitter Chad Bible prepares to bat during the Aztecs 9-8 loss to San Francisco on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] 8-run inning propels Aztecs to 10-7 win over Kansas State

February 24, 2019

Senior designated hitter Chad Bible prepares to bat during the Aztecs 9-8 loss to San Francisco on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Junior outfielder Julian Escobedo follows through on a swing during the Aztecs 8-4 victory over USF on Feb. 15 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Escobedo’s career night propels Aztecs to season opening victory against USF

February 16, 2019

Junior outfielder Julian Escobedo follows through on a swing during the Aztecs 8-4 victory over USF on Feb. 15 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Freshman infielder Brian Leonhardt hits the ball during the Aztecs' 9-8 loss against USF on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

[Photo] Baseball splits doubleheader against USF, earns series victory on opening weekend

February 17, 2019

Freshman infielder Brian Leonhardt hits the ball during the Aztecs' 9-8 loss against USF on Feb. 16 at Tony Gwynn Stadium.

Redshirt freshman MJ James pitches during the Aztecs 8-0 loss to Grand Canyon on Feb. 16 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

[Photo] Softball splits doubleheader, falls to Grand Canyon, 8-0, in nightcap

February 17, 2019

Redshirt freshman MJ James pitches during the Aztecs 8-0 loss to Grand Canyon on Feb. 16 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Junior infielder Alicia Garcia connects for a solo home run during the Aztecs' 7-5 victory over Northern Illinois on Feb. 15 at the SDSU Softball Field.

[Photo] Softball walks off in 7-5 victory over Northern Illinois

February 16, 2019

Junior infielder Alicia Garcia connects for a solo home run during the Aztecs' 7-5 victory over Northern Illinois on Feb. 15 at the SDSU Softball Field....

Junior running back Juwan Washington carries the ball against Hawaii on Nov. 24 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs ready to take on Ohio in Frisco Bowl

December 12, 2018

Junior running back Juwan Washington carries the ball against Hawaii on Nov. 24 at SDCCU Stadium.

Senior guard Devin Watson (right) scrambles for a loose ball with redshirt senior forward Isaiah Pineiro during the Aztecs 73-61 loss to USD on Dec. 5 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs shocked at home by crosstown Toreros

December 6, 2018

Senior guard Devin Watson (right) scrambles for a loose ball with redshirt senior forward Isaiah Pineiro during the Aztecs 73-61 loss to USD on Dec. 5...

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley looks to pass the ball during the Aztecs 103-64 over Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs ready to welcome Toreros for crosstown matchup

December 4, 2018

Senior guard Jeremy Hemsley looks to pass the ball during the Aztecs 103-64 over Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

Sophomore guard Naje Murray drives into the lane during the Aztecs 69-60 loss to Arizona on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Column: Murray’s scoring ability is key to Aztecs’ success

December 3, 2018

Sophomore guard Naje Murray drives into the lane during the Aztecs 69-60 loss to Arizona on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena.

Freshman guard Mallory Adams attempts to drive to the hoop during the Aztecs 69-60 loss to Arizona on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs fail to hold lead during 69-60 loss to Arizona

December 3, 2018

Freshman guard Mallory Adams attempts to drive to the hoop during the Aztecs 69-60 loss to Arizona on Dec. 2 at Viejas Arena.

Junior wide receiver Kahale Warring is unable to catch a potential two-point conversion in overtime of the Aztecs 31-30 loss to Hawaii on Nov. 24 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs lose overtime thriller, 31-30, to Hawaii in final home game

November 25, 2018

Junior wide receiver Kahale Warring is unable to catch a potential two-point conversion in overtime of the Aztecs 31-30 loss to Hawaii on Nov. 24 at SDCCU...

Jeremy Hemsley controls the ball during the Aztecs 103-64 victory over Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs get back on track with 79-74 victory over Xavier in Maui Invitational

November 20, 2018

Jeremy Hemsley controls the ball during the Aztecs 103-64 victory over Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

Senior middle blocker Deja Harris attempts to hit the ball over a Wyoming defender on Sept. 29 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Harris sets record, but volleyball drops season finale against SJSU

November 18, 2018

Senior middle blocker Deja Harris attempts to hit the ball over a Wyoming defender on Sept. 29 at Peterson Gym.

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes up for a kill attempt during the Aztecs four-set victory over Nevada on Nov. 15 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs prevail in four-set victory over Wolf Pack

November 16, 2018

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund goes up for a kill attempt during the Aztecs four-set victory over Nevada on Nov. 15 at Peterson Gym.

Redshirt sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels goes up for the layup against Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs head to Maui Invitational for matchup against No. 1 Duke

November 17, 2018

Redshirt sophomore forward Jalen McDaniels goes up for the layup against Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

Sophomore forward Matt Mitchell drives around redshirt sophomore forward Justin Hopkins during the Aztecs 103-64 victory over Texas Southern on Nov. 14 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Aztecs cruise to 103-64 victory over Texas Southern

November 14, 2018

Sophomore forward Matt Mitchell drives around redshirt sophomore forward Justin Hopkins during the Aztecs 103-64 victory over Texas Southern on Nov. 14...

Sophomore guard Naje Murray goes up for a layup during the Aztecs 58-57 victory over Hawaii on Nov. 9 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Last second shot lifts Aztecs to season opening victory over Hawaii

November 9, 2018

Sophomore guard Naje Murray goes up for a layup during the Aztecs 58-57 victory over Hawaii on Nov. 9 at Viejas Arena.

Senior guard Devin Watson looks to initiate offense during the Aztecs' 76-60 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 6 at Viejas Arena.

[Photo] Watson’s big night propels SDSU to 76-60 victory in home opener against Arkansas-Pine Bluff

November 7, 2018

Senior guard Devin Watson looks to initiate offense during the Aztecs' 76-60 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 6 at Viejas Arena.

Damian German fights for the ball during the Aztecs' 2-0 loss to UC Berkeley on Nov. 4, 2018 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Aztecs drop 2-0 contest to Cal in final home match

November 4, 2018

Damian German fights for the ball during the Aztecs' 2-0 loss to UC Berkeley on Nov. 4, 2018 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Redshirt senior goalkeeper Cameron Hogg during the Aztecs 2-0 loss to Stanford on Nov. 1 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] Senior goalkeeper coming up clutch for the Aztecs

November 3, 2018

Redshirt senior goalkeeper Cameron Hogg during the Aztecs 2-0 loss to Stanford on Nov. 1 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Junior middle blocker Tamia Reeves attempts to put the ball over the outstretched arms of two Utah State blockers during the Aztecs three-set victory over the Aggies on Nov. 1 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Volleyball returns home with three-set sweep over Utah State

November 2, 2018

Junior middle blocker Tamia Reeves attempts to put the ball over the outstretched arms of two Utah State blockers during the Aztecs three-set victory over...

Senior middle blocker Deja Harris spikes the ball over New Mexico defenders during the Aztecs four-set victory on Oct. 11 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Column: Volleyball has used both veteran and new faces to turn around season

October 13, 2018

Senior middle blocker Deja Harris spikes the ball over New Mexico defenders during the Aztecs four-set victory on Oct. 11 at Peterson Gym.

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund spikes a ball over the outstretched arms of the Lobos defenders during the Aztecs four-set victory on Oct. 11 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Aztecs win streak reaches five games following four-set victory over New Mexico

October 12, 2018

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund spikes a ball over the outstretched arms of the Lobos defenders during the Aztecs four-set victory on Oct. 11 at...

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund finishes off a spike attempt during the Aztecs three-set victory over San Diego on Oct. 2 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] SDSU pulls off three-set sweep over crosstown rival USD

October 3, 2018

Junior outside hitter Hannah Turnlund finishes off a spike attempt during the Aztecs three-set victory over San Diego on Oct. 2 at Peterson Gym.

The Aztecs storm the court after defeating Wyoming in five sets on Sept. 29 at Peterson Gym. The win snapped a 13-game losing streak for SDSU.

[Photo] Volleyball ends 13-game losing skid with five-set victory over Wyoming

September 29, 2018

The Aztecs storm the court after defeating Wyoming in five sets on Sept. 29 at Peterson Gym. The win snapped a 13-game losing streak for SDSU.

The Aztecs come together to celebrate after Yasmin Ahooja scored the go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute of SDSU's 2-1 victory over Wyoming on Sept. 21 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

[Photo] SDSU starts conference play with 2-1 victory over Wyoming

September 21, 2018

The Aztecs come together to celebrate after Yasmin Ahooja scored the go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute of SDSU's 2-1 victory over Wyoming on Sept. 21 at...

Sophomore middle blocker Erin Gillcrist attempts to get the ball over the outsretched arms of Fresno State defenders during the Aztecs three-set loss  to the Bulldogs on Sept. 21 at Peterson Gym.

[Photo] Volleyball falls in straight sets to Fresno State for 11th consecutive loss

September 21, 2018

Sophomore middle blocker Erin Gillcrist attempts to get the ball over the outsretched arms of Fresno State defenders during the Aztecs three-set loss ...

Redshirt junior quarterback Ryan Agnew hands off to junior running back Juwan Washington during the Aztecs 28-21 victory over Arizona State on Sept. 15 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU welcomes in EMU hoping to win third straight

September 21, 2018

Redshirt junior quarterback Ryan Agnew hands off to junior running back Juwan Washington during the Aztecs 28-21 victory over Arizona State on Sept. 15...

SDSU junior linebacker Kyahva Tezino looks out onto the opposing offense against Sacramento State on Sept. 8 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Tezino setting the tone on defense for the Aztecs

September 19, 2018

SDSU junior linebacker Kyahva Tezino looks out onto the opposing offense against Sacramento State on Sept. 8 at SDCCU Stadium.

Redshirt junior quarterback Ryan Agnew prepares to take a snap from under center during the Aztecs 28-21 victory over Arizona State on Sept. 15 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] SDSU escapes with 28-21 victory over No. 23 Arizona State

September 16, 2018

Redshirt junior quarterback Ryan Agnew prepares to take a snap from under center during the Aztecs 28-21 victory over Arizona State on Sept. 15 at SDCCU...

Junior quarterback Ryan Agnew looks to pass during the Aztecs 28-14 victory over Sacramento State on Sept. 8 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Column: Agnew should excel in starting role following Chapman injury

September 12, 2018

Junior quarterback Ryan Agnew looks to pass during the Aztecs 28-14 victory over Sacramento State on Sept. 8 at SDCCU Stadium.

Juwan Washington celebrates after scoring the first of his career-high three touchdowns during the Aztecs 28-14 victory over Sacramento State on Sept. 8 at SDCCU Stadium.

[Photo] Aztecs rally late for 28-14 victory over Hornets

September 8, 2018

Juwan Washington celebrates after scoring the first of his career-high three touchdowns during the Aztecs 28-14 victory over Sacramento State on Sept....

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