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Former Olympian announced as next head softball coach

by Jason Freund, Sports Editor // June 10, 2021

On May 14, Kathy Van Wykk officially announced her retirement after 25 years of coaching San Diego State softball. Her associate head coach, Stacey...

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San Diego State softball senior shortstop Shelby Thompson (left) high-fives junior utility player/catcher Danielle Romanello (right) during the Aztecs' 14-3 win over San José State on April 18, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball continues winning ways with a weekend sweep over New Mexico

by Lily Murillo, Staff Writer // May 7, 2021

San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk and the Aztecs dominated their weekend tournament sweeping the University of New Mexico.  SDSU (25-13,...

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San Diego State softball freshman catcher Sadie Langlet swings at a pitch during the Aztecs' 14-3 win over San José State on April 18, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball returns home after beating Utah State, take third-straight series 

by Lily Murillo, Contributor // May 1, 2021

San Diego State softball hit the road last weekend in a three-game series against Utah State, including a doubleheader on April 24 and a single afternoon...

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San Diego State softball senior pitcher Marissa Moreno fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 14-3 win over San José State on April 18, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball turns it around to take series against San José State

by Lily Murillo, Contributor // April 24, 2021

San Diego State softball faced San José State at SDSU Softball Stadium in a three-game weekend series, including a doubleheader on April 17 and a single...

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Junior pitcher Maggie Balint gets ready to throw her next pitcher during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to BYU on Feb. 13 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Aztec softball ‘heartbroken’ after NCAA cancels season

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // March 24, 2020

It’s been almost two weeks since the Mountain West Board of Directors made the decision to cancel all remaining spring sports competitions due to concerns...

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Senior catcher Frankie Orlando following through on her swing after a hit against UCLA.

Aztecs buck the Broncos in Idaho

by Raman Sidhu, Staff Writer // April 26, 2017

San Diego State walked in fresh off a victory sweep over University of New Mexico from the previous weekend series. Junior catcher Jenavee Peres was named...

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Freshman utility player Kiera Wriight chokes up on the bat against UCLA on Feb. 10.

Aztecs attempt to fight off déjà vu

by Sydney Olmstead, Assistant Sports Editor, Sport Clubs // April 19, 2017

The San Diego State softball team has made 11 NCAA Division I tournament appearances since 2001 and holds a Mountain West-record seven regular-season titles...

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Freshman shortstop Shelby Thrompson reacts to a hit by a UCLA batter on Feb. 10.

Aztecs’ bats surge in series sweep

by Sydney Olmstead, Assistant Sports Editor, Sport Clubs // April 19, 2017

The San Diego State softball team went undefeated in its home series against the University of New Mexico from April 13-15, run-ruling the Lobos in two...

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Molly Sturdivant has been sturdy offensive force for SDSU softball

Molly Sturdivant has been sturdy offensive force for SDSU softball

by Sydney Olmstead, Staff Writer // April 20, 2016

There are no outs in the bottom of the first inning with runners on first and second as freshman Molly Sturdivant comes up to the plate on a dark and cloudy...

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SDSU softball still searching for offensive groove in MW action

SDSU softball still searching for offensive groove in MW action

by Meghan Lanigan, Staff Writer // April 13, 2016

Mountain West games haven’t exactly gone according to plan for San Diego State’s softball team. After sweeping the San Diego Classic II and winning...

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Photo gallery: SDSU softball drops 3-game series vs. Colorado State

Photo gallery: SDSU softball drops 3-game series vs. Colorado State

by Katelyn Mulcahy , Staff Photographer // April 12, 2016

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Lack of offense keeps SDSU softball from taking series over Colorado State

Lack of offense keeps SDSU softball from taking series over Colorado State

by Sydney Olmstead, Staff Writer // April 10, 2016

San Diego State softball outhit Colorado State, 10-8, in the series finale Saturday afternoon, but left nine runners on base throughout the game as the...

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