Lack of offense leads to Gator loss in SF State’s CCAA opener

December 11, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157638563784966] Chico State quieted a raucous crowd at The Swamp Friday night as they out-rebounded the Gators on their way to a 67-50 victory in SF State’s CCAA opener. Chico State won the rebounding battle 41-23 and SF State shot 27.3 percent from the field in the second half and 35.6 percent for the game. ...

Former DI player closes college basketball career with Gators

December 3, 2013 Sports

When Katie Batlin steps to the free throw line, she puts her hand over her heart in remembrance of her brother, Phil, who was struck by a car and killed in 2004 on St. Patrick’s Day. He was her biggest fan. “My brother Phil really loved coming to my games and was the loudest person ...

Pro surfer student heads to Mavericks Invitational surfing competition

December 3, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

[HTML1] Video by Gavin McIntyre, Craig Lifto and Daniel A. Nelson The window for Mavericks Invitational in Half Moon Bay officially opened this November, and the wait for Northern California’s surfing spectacle has started. The competition summons the world’s best big-wave surfers, like Hawaii’s Shane Dorian and South Africa’s Grant “Twiggy” Baker, to local phenom and ...

SF State head athletic trainer takes pride in recovered players

November 19, 2013 Sports

In 2007, SF State Head Athletic Trainer Bryce Schussel helped former SF State basketball player David Van Someren return from a torn ACL that cost him most of the 2006-2007 season. At a game against Cal State Bakersfield the next year, Schussel watched Van Someren sink a game winning shot. “He looked up at me ...

Detroit Pistons practice at SF State gym

November 19, 2013 Sports

Students peaked through the small windows at SF State’s main gym to catch a glimpse of a surprise spectacle. The Detroit Pistons, in the midst of a West coast road trip, stopped by The Swamp for a full practice session Thursday en route to Sacramento for their game against the Kings after a blowout loss ...

Women’s basketball starts season with four veterans and tough defense

October 22, 2013 Sports

SF State women’s basketball is looking to do something that has never been done before in team history: raise a California Collegiate Athletic Association banner. With four experienced veterans and a tough defense, head coach Joaquin Wallace said the team has the goods to reach the top of the conference, but lack of points at ...

SF State wrestling returns with best recruiting class in years

October 17, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157636603413454] The Gators will start the 2013 season from a tenth place finish in the NCAA Division II National Championship last year. Three returning wrestlers are expected to lead the team back to success, but head coach Lars Jensen says the key to propelling the team to an even higher ranking lies within the recruiting ...

Volleyball coach returns home to lead Gators team

October 9, 2013 Sports

SF State volleyball coach Jill Muhe’s greatest victory was technically a loss. In the middle of her professional beach volleyball career at a tournament in Santa Barbara in 2005, Muhe scored an ace on Misty May-Treanor, whom along with her partner Kerri Walsh-Jennings, had just won the first of three Olympic gold medals the previous ...

Men’s soccer faces multiple injuries in shutout game

September 18, 2013 Sports

The men’s soccer team faced Sonoma State in an evenly-matched game Friday afternoon that ended in a shutout and Gator loss.  In an intensely physical game where two SF State players had to leave due to injuries, a goal by Sonoma State forward, Brenton Frame, gave his team the only goal it needed in a 1-0 victory ...

Cross-country Gator trains in Ethiopia with Olympic legend

September 10, 2013 Sports

SF State’s top cross-country runner, Bruk Assefa, went back to Ethiopia — his homeland — over the summer, and did what few people experience in their lifetime: train with an Olympic gold medalist. Assefa, the senior business administration major, admitted he was nervous the first time he ran with Haile Gebreslassie, a two-time Olympic gold medalist ...