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San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk pictured during the 2018 season.

Kathy Van Wyk announces retirement as softball head coach

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 14, 2021

Nearly a year ago, San Diego State softball announced that assistant coach Stacey Nuveman-Deniz would be the program’s head coach in-waiting. Now,...

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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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San Diego State softball junior catcher/utility player Danielle Romanello (left) high-fives freshman outfielder Eliana Reyes during the Aztecs' doubleheader versus St. Mary's on March 13, 2021 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball takes one, drops two against UNLV at home

by Morgan Prickett, Contributor // April 2, 2021

San Diego State softball battled the University of Nevada, Las Vegas at SDSU Softball Stadium in a three-game series featuring a back-to-back on March...

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San Diego State softball then-junior pitcher Marissa Moreno fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 4-3 over New Mexico on March 17, 2019 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball eager to be back in action for 2021 season

by Amber Salas, Senior Staff Writer // February 18, 2021

San Diego State softball is making its way back to the field for the first time in 11 months with its first home series of the season set for this weekend...

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San Diego State softball junior pitcher Maggie Balint fires a pitch during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to Brigham Young on Feb. 13, 2020 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Column: Managing pitching will be key for softball and baseball in 2021

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // February 17, 2021

The San Diego State baseball and softball teams take the field this week to open their 2021 seasons.  Both teams begin by taking on cross-town rival...

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San Diego State softball head coach Kathy Van Wyk looks onto the field during the Aztecs' 3-0 loss to Brigham Young on Feb. 13, 2020 at the SDSU Softball Stadium.

Q&A: Van Wyk discusses pitching, head coach in-waiting

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // January 23, 2021

San Diego State softball started practice last week as it will attempt to go after its eighth Mountain West Conference championship this season.  The...

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Senior pitcher Marissa Moreno pitches the ball during the Aztecs' 3-2 victory against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 14 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball allows six runs in sixth inning, drops home game to Villanova

by Breven Honda, Staff Writer // March 6, 2020

San Diego State softball was defeated by Villanova 11-4 Wednesday at the SDSU Softball Stadium. Villanova (12-9) used a six-run sixth inning, highlighted...

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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

by Megan Oytas, Staff Writer // 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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Junior pitcher Maggie Balint throws a pitch during the Aztecs' 3-2 victory against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 14 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball unable to hold off last-inning rally in 5-0 loss to defending champs UCLA

by Karissa Duran, Staff Writer // February 29, 2020

San Diego State softball fell short to defending national champions and No. 1-ranked UCLA by a score of 5-0 on Feb. 29 at the SDSU Softball Stadium. It...

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Junior outfielder Alexa Schultz celebrates as she scored the walk-off run to give SDSU the 3-2 victory in the eighth inning against Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 14 at SDSU Softball Stadium.

Softball walks off to complete two-game sweep in doubleheader, Balint notches save and win

by Amber Salas, Staff Writer // February 15, 2020

San Diego State softball played a doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 14 at SDSU Softball Stadium. The Aztecs won their first game 5-4 over Southern Utah and...

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