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Men’s soccer shuts out Point Loma 4-0

by Juan Daniel Avila, Senior Staff Writer // August 25, 2021

San Diego State Aztecs men’s soccer defeated the Point Loma Sea Lions 4-0 in a friendly match on Aug. 20 at the SDSU Sports Deck. SDSU’s goals came...

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Men’s soccer receives votes in US Coaches Poll

by Juan Daniel Avila, Senior Staff Writer // August 19, 2021

The San Diego State Aztecs men's soccer team received votes in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll on Aug. 9.  While SDSU didn't land inside the...

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San Diego State mens soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins and his staff look on during the Aztecs 4-0 loss to Oregon State on April 17, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Two takeaways: Men’s soccer wraps up first season with Hopkins at helm

by Marco Perez and Juan Daniel Avila // May 14, 2021

The San Diego State men's soccer team finished its season with a 1-7-2 record. This was the program’s first season under head coach Ryan Hopkins. The...

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San Diego State mens soccer freshman midfielder Bryson Hankins sits down after a foul during the Aztecs 4-0 loss to Oregon State on April 17, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer shutout in final game of season, ends spring season with 1-7-2 record

by Marco Perez, Staff Writer // April 21, 2021

The San Diego State men's soccer team lost its final game of the season 4-0 to No. 19 Oregon State (9-4) Saturday afternoon at the SDSU Sports Deck. This...

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San Diego State mens soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins runs down the touchline shouting instructions at his players during the Aztecs 2-0 upset over No. 4 Washington on March 28, 2021 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Seeking inclusivity, Hopkins joins Clive Charles Diversity Hiring Initiative

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // April 10, 2021

San Diego State men’s soccer announced Wednesday that head coach Ryan Hopkins has joined other college coaches across the nation in the Clive Charles...

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San Diego State mens soccer then-freshman midfielder Blake Bowen competes during a game in 2019.

Men’s soccer draws UCLA in season opener

by Juan Daniel Avila, Contributor // February 24, 2021

In his head coaching debut, San Diego State men’s soccer head coach Ryan Hopkins led the Aztecs (0-0-1) to a 1-1 draw against UCLA, which ended in extra...

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Former Virginia assistant coach Ryan Hopkins (left) instructs a player along the sideline during Hopkins tenure as the Cavaliers head coach. Hopkins was hired as the new head coach of San Diego State mens soccer in January 2020.

Men’s soccer to return in 2021 with new mindset

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // February 3, 2021

On a typical fall Friday night, the sun sets over Montezuma Road as the bright stadium lights turn on. Fans trickle into the bleachers at the SDSU Sports...

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Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles down the wing during the Aztecs 4-0 loss to California on Oct. 10, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer 2020-21 season schedule unveiled

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // January 26, 2021

San Diego State men’s soccer announced its 2021 schedule and is set to take the field for its first match in just 16 days. The Aztecs are ready to...

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Then-freshman forward Hunter George dribbles the ball while being pursued by an Oregon State player during the Aztecs 1-0 overtime loss to the Beavers on Oct. 24, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Men’s soccer turns to Hopkins’ leadership program during postponed season

by Brandon Freed, Staff Writer // September 25, 2020

On Aug. 11, the Pac-12 Conference announced the cancellation of fall sports through the end of 2020 due to COVID-19. With that in place, San Diego State...

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Then-sophomore midfielder Arturo Chavez looks to cross the ball into the penalty area during the Aztecs 1-0 overtime loss to Oregon State on Oct. 24, 2019 at the SDSU Sports Deck.

Pac-12 Conference postpones fall sports through end of year, affecting SDSU men’s soccer

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // August 12, 2020

The Pac-12 Conference announced its decision to postpone all fall sports through the end of 2020 on Aug. 11. San Diego State men’s soccer is the only...

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San Diego State mens soccers new midfielder Iñigo Villaldea Eraña (left) played for Sporting de Gijón youth academy the past two seasons. Last year, he tallied nine goals and three assists.

Men’s soccer’s 2020-21 recruiting class ranked No. 8 in nation

by Brandon Freed, Staff Writer // June 30, 2020

San Diego State men’s soccer signed Iñigo Villaldea Eraña on June 16, boosting their recruiting class to No. 8 in the nation for the 2020-21 season,...

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Ryan Hopkins was on a coaching staff at Virginia that made the national championship game in 2019.

Men’s soccer hires Ryan Hopkins as head coach

by Cristian Alvarez, Staff Writer // January 23, 2020

The wait is over. Less than two months after Lev Kirshner was relieved of his duties as the San Diego State men’s soccer coach, the Aztecs have found...

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