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
SF State has named Charles Guthrie the new athletic director today, May 14, after nearly a year of searching for a new one.
Former Athletic Director Michael J. Simpson retired in July 2013, and Bill Nefel has stepped in until now as interim athletic director.
Guthrie previously held
Justine Hernandez scored the game-winning overtime goal in SF State soccer’s season opener September 5. By the end of October she stopped appearing in games. By January she was off the team. Hernandez was forced to quit the team in order to work full time
With Ryan Braun returning from a 65-game suspension and Alex Rodriguez sitting out the entire 2014 season, steroids are still seen as a major problem in Major League Baseball.
But there is a very simple strategy to stop the bleeding: Make steroids legal.
That’s right. Baseball should
A young core of returning players has the Gator softball team poised to duplicate last year's early season success, when they won four of their first five games and captured their first ever Best of the West Invitational championship.
SF State returns 11 players from that
The Gators were unable to ride the momentum of being nationally ranked for the first time all year into a victory over the visiting Stanford Cardinal.
SF State fell to Stanford 33-8 in their dual meet at The Swamp Saturday afternoon Jan. 25; the Cardinal came
After a slow start to the season, the SF State women’s basketball team took its first lead of the year with seven minutes to go in the first half of the game Tuesday.
The Gators wouldn’t trail the rest of the game, besting Pacific Union 76-45
Two goals from two Cal State San Bernardino juniors spoiled senior day for the SF State women’s soccer team.
The Coyotes put a damper on the Gators final regular season game this Sunday with a 2-0 win. The Gators end the year with a 6-7-3 conference record, finishing
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State's Brittany Oldham(8) and Cal State Stanislaus' Apryl Whitney(8) compete for a header during the game at Cox field at SF State, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. The game ended in a scoreless tie, 0-0. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] William Overton Jr. runs a drill at practice on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at SF State. The Gators play their first game on Saturday, Nov. 2 against St. John's University in Queens, NY. Photo by Dariel Medina / Xpress[/caption]
Stocked with six
A free kick goal sealed SF State's fate Sunday as they fell to Chico State 1-0. The Wildcats' Octavio Guzman sailed the ball over the outstretched hands of Gators' goalkeeper Colt Reichl with 18 minutes remaining to tally the game's only goal.
The referee called a
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] SF State's Julie Haselton (11) fights off Gail Bassett (11) for control of the ball during a game against Chico State at Cox Stadium, Oct. 6, 2013. The Gators won the game 1-0. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
Things looked bleak
SF State's first conference win could turn out to be their biggest, as the men’s soccer team bested defending California Collegiate Athletic Association south division champs Cal State Los Angeles 1-0 for the first time in the last seven years, Friday Sept. 20.
The Gators registered
Friday the 13th proved to be unlucky for the SF State women’s soccer team as they fell to rivals Sonoma State 3 - 0 at Cox Stadium.
The Gators were thrown into the fire immediately as they opened up the conference play against last year's CCAA north
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Autumn Fox, right, tries to gain control of the ball from Katie Butler during a game featuring the SF State Gators vs the Northwest Nazarene University Crusaders at Cox Stadium on Sept. 5. The Gators were able to secure a victory
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Renan Silva keeps his eyes on the ball during a scrimmage at SF State on Aug. 29 against College of Marin. SF State won the scrimmage. Photo by Amanda Peterson / Xpress[/caption]
A haul of talented newcomers has the SF State men’s
[caption id="attachment_46907" align="alignnone" width="360"] Cartoon by Kirstie Haruta / Special to Xpress[/caption]
Whether it’s a home run or a drug scandal, athletes on any level can’t seem to escape the media’s eye — and SF State is no different with star basketball player Decensae White being
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Danny Souza is one of three SF State students to be awarded the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Academic award for the 2012-2013 school year. The award is given to varsity student-atheletes who complete a minimum of 24 units per year