Top ten Gator sport highlights of the year
This year has been an impressive year for Gator sports. From basketball, to soccer, to track, we are all very proud of our fellow Gators. Here is tribute to some of the best displays of athleticism from the past school year.
10) MEN’S SOCCER: The Gator’s upset CSULA 1-0 Sept. 20, 2013, who was ranked seventh in the country at the time.
9) SOFTBALL: The Gator’s win their first four games in the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, Calif., including a 3-0 shutout of the number two team in the country, Cal Baptist.
8) WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Gator’s go 3-1 vs teams ranked in the top 25 in the country, highlighted by a 17 point victory over 11-ranked Chico State Dec. 6, 2013.
7) MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Gator’s make the CCAA conference tournament as the fourth seed, becoming the only SF State team to make their conference tournament.
6) MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: Bruk Assefa is the only SF State runner to qualify for the cross-country NCAA championships.
5) WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: After starting her career as a walk-on, Angela Van Sickle breaks SF State’s record for career three-point field goals made against Chico State Dec. 6, 2013. She finished her career with 175 career three’s.
4) WRESTLING: Wrestling sends Zack Jimenez, Andrew Reggi and Isaiah Hurtado, who placed 8th and was named an All-American, to the NCAA Division II Championships. This marks the 51st straight year that the Gator’s have sent at least one wrestler to the NCAA championships.
3) MEN’S BASKETBALL: Nefi Perdomo becomes SF State’s career leader in three point field goals made, free throws made and assists. He finishes his career with 198 three-pointers, 395 made free throws and 283 assists.
2) WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD: Tiana Wills places second at the USA track and field indoor championships in the high jump, barely missing out on qualifying for the olympic trials. She went on to place third in the NCAA indoor championships and where she was named an All-American.
1) WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD: Maya Cabiness is named the CCAA female track athlete of the year at the CCAA outdoor championships after placing in the top two in the 100m dash, the 400m hurdles and the 4×100 relay. Four other Gators are named to the All-Conference team: Janesha Anthony in the 100m sprint, Alex Jones in the shot put, Ashley Black in the Heptathlon and Michelle Chung in the discus.