SF State’s Ultimate Frisbee club returns after five years

December 17, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

[HTML1] Video by Tony Santos and Treya Winfield Nearly five years ago, SF State lost its small but talented Ultimate Frisbee club when its founders graduated. Now, the disc-throwing sport is making a return to campus. Two juniors, Gianna Tesler and Graeme Brunst, restarted the club this semester with hopes that, this time around, the ...

SF State women’s basketball outruns Menlo College for win

November 16, 2013 Sports

This Friday, Menlo College couldn’t keep up with SF State women’s basketball’s quick shifts to offense. The Gators outran the Lady Oaks for most of the game, allowing them to score at will and coast to a 66-58 victory. “We really try to get the ball up and down the court in a hasty manner,” ...

SF State runner clinches spot at cross-country nationals

November 12, 2013 Sports

The SF State men’s and women’s cross-country teams were unable to punch a ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championship meet during the West Region regional meet Saturday morning in Spokane, Wash. Neither placed in their respective race’s top five teams, a position that would’ve clinched them a spot. The men finished eighth and ...

Cross-country has small victories despite illnesses during CCAA meet

October 29, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157637111228303] The SF State cross-country teams’ toughest opponent at last Saturday’s California Collegiate Athletic Association championships was not one of the conference rivals running the wooded trails beside them. Surprisingly, the Gators’ biggest battle of the meet was with ill-timed injury and illness. Nagging pain and lingering colds affected several SF State runners, particularly Bruk ...

Cross-country teams prep for championship meet in Chico

October 22, 2013 Sports

The SF State cross-country teams will kick off their post season Oct. 26 at the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship meet in Chico, Calif. It is the first of three pit stops on the Gators’ trek back to the NCAA Division II national championship, where the men finished 22nd as a team last year. Chico State, winner of ...

Cross-country Gators place second overall in annual SF State Invitational

October 15, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

[set_id=72157636602222884] After weeks of competing on the road, Gator cross-country teams hit home terrain to dominate most of the competition at the SF State Invitational last Friday. They came in second overall in the 15-team meet at Golden Gate Park’s Speedway Meadows. Among the teams racing were several top-seeded California Collegiate Athletic Association opponents like ...

Point guard transfer student enters second season with Gators

October 15, 2013 Sports

Off the court, SF State basketball player Calvin Otiono is known by his team, as well as his family and friends, for his upbeat, outgoing personality. But upon tip-off, the 6’1″ point guard is a force to be reckoned with. “He’s got a great personality, but at the same time, he’s a competitor, he wants ...

Volleyball digs for a cure, comes up with win

October 8, 2013 Sports

Every October, collegiate athletes nationwide put their own school colors to the side, and don pink gear in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. SF State volleyball is no stranger to the growing movement: the Gators hosted their annual Dig for a Cure match Saturday night at The Swamp, sporting pink warm-ups and matching headbands to ...

Women’s volleyball loses both matches in home opener

September 24, 2013 Sports

The Gators were underdogs in their own house this past weekend, losing to nationally ranked teams UC San Diego (#8) and Cal State San Bernardino (#22) in their first two home matches of the season at The Swamp. The Gators fell in three sets to the UC San Diego Tritons (9-1) Friday, then watched victory ...

Women’s volleyball starts season with championship

September 10, 2013 Sports

Led by new head coach, Jill Muhe, SF State volleyball started its season on a high note this past weekend as champions of the Cal State Monterey Bay Otter Classic. The Gators defeated the Academy of Art Knights in three hard-fought sets (31-29, 25-19, 25-16) for the title, avenging their only loss of the tournament. ...