SF State wins award for community service efforts

May 4, 2012

SF State has been selected by the Corporation for National and Community Service as an honor roll with distinction recipient for its various community-based initiatives. In March, the CNCS released the 2010-2011 winners for its various program categories, along with 110 universities who made the honor roll with distinction for their community improvement work. SF ...

SF State wins one of four-game series against Cal State San Bernardino

April 29, 2012 Sports

Solid pitching and fielding were not enough to prevent the SF State men’s baseball team from losing at home to conference rivals Cal State San Bernardino Sunday. The final game of the four-game series ended 2-3. The loss puts the Gators at 15-30 overall, and 12-24 in California Collegiate Athletic Association games. The Coyotes improved ...

SF State coaches maximize limited scholarship funds for athletes

April 29, 2012 Sports

When it comes to the sports of SF State, dedication and commitment are two characteristics that can directly lead to financial consideration. For coaches, these are two of the key components to consider when distributing scholarship money. In order to maximize the value of limited financial capabilities, the athletic program ensures that its money is ...

Keeping the gender balance in SF State athletics hinders creation of men's track team

April 8, 2012 Sports 1 Comment

Gender equity laws and limited funding together confine SF State’s athletic program, leaving the school without a men’s track and field team. These constraints have fragmented who can participate in the school’s sports teams, inhibiting potential athletes from competing. Many students often wonder why SF State only has certain teams, but in addition to scarce ...

SF State women's rugby tackles stereotypes and gender roles

March 28, 2012 Sports

Burly athletes sprinting up and down the field aiming to hit others with bone-crushing tackles aren’t images typically associated with female athletes. A group of 10 athletic women from SF State has taken up the international sport of rugby, defying stereotypical gender roles by playing one of the world’s most grueling sports. The game of ...

No trophies for SF State wrestling team at nationals

March 14, 2012 Sports

In front of 4,000 spectators the top wrestlers from Division II showcased their skills at the sport’s premier collegiate tournament. Unfortunately for the SF State wrestling team, hard work and persistence failed to earn trophies this season. The Gators have sent at least one wrestler to nationals for the past 49 years; but for the ...

SF State baseball overcomes Sonoma State in ninth inning

March 10, 2012 News Sports

The SF State Gators earned another late win beating Sonoma State 6-5 Saturday. An error plated Mark Lindsay for the decisive run in the only game of the non-conference series against the defending-champion Seawolves at Maloney Field. The win improves the team’s record to 10-8 on the season with a conference record of 7-5, tied ...

SF State women's basketball team copes with disappointing outcome to season

February 24, 2012 News

The SF State women’s basketball team lost their final game of the season against their California Collegiate Athletic Association opponent Cal State LA, 72-55, despite freshman Farrah Shokoor’s game-high 17 rebounds. The Gators, who were already eliminated from the conference tournament, ended the season 1-6 in the final seven games. They finish their season 8-20, ...

SF State women's track and field team continues to improve

February 17, 2012 Sports

For a team largely overlooked in recent years by coaches and opposing teams alike, the women’s indoor track and field team has quickly become one of the leading teams in Division II. Despite limited funding, the team has proven diligent this season as several athletes have broken records and achieved the possibility of attending the national ...

Jimenez brothers keep family tradition alive as SF State wrestlers

January 31, 2012 Sports

Having a home wrestling gym, a father who coaches the local high school wrestling team and a world-class fighter for a mother, Isaiah and Zach Jimenez seemed destined to be collegiate wrestlers. Growing up in the Jimenez household, wrestling was ubiquitous. Their father, Simon Jimenez, coaches wrestling at Palma High School in Salinas, Calif., and coached ...