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Women’s basketball add nine freshman ahead of upcoming season

October 3, 2018 Latest Sports

The SF State women’s basketball team announced the addition of nine freshmen for the upcoming 2018-19 basketball season last week.  Jasmin Asher, a 5-foot-8 forward from Brentwood, Calif., played her high school ball at Heritage High School and will major in political science. Megan Cistulli joins the Lady Gators after playing four years of varsity hoops ...

Gators men’s soccer cruises by Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0

October 2, 2018 Sports

After having scoring troubles for the last four games, the Gators clicked offensively and defensively during their 3-0 Sunday win over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at Cox Stadium. The Gators brought a complete effort to a nationally televised game defined by SF State’s offensive pressure and CSUDH’s critical offensive mistake. “When you do ...

Women’s soccer narrowly defeats Cal State Dominguez Hills

October 2, 2018 Sports

The SF State women’s soccer team narrowly defeated the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 1-0 on Sunday, Sept. 30. Sophomore goalie Nicki Rucki (00) saved seven shots on goal and was named the California Collegiate Athletic Association women’s soccer player of the week for Sept. 17-23. This is Rucki’s fourth shutout in six games. “Nicki ...

Gators face Toros in conference matchup on Sunday

September 28, 2018 Sports

The SF State women’s soccer team will face the Toros of Cal State Dominguez Hills on Sunday, Sept. 30 at Cox Stadium. Sophomore goalie Nicki Rucki leads the Gators. Last week the California Collegiate Athletic Association named her Women’s Soccer Player of the week. Rucki has not allowed a single goal in the last four ...

Men’s rugby club goes 2-2 in tune-up tourney to Seven’s Nationals

September 26, 2018 Sports

The SF State men’s rugby club gained valuable experience at the West Campus Green on Saturday, Sept. 22 in a 2-2 sevens tournament effort. This was the club’s first test before the rapidly approaching Pac West Seven’s National Qualifying Tournament. The Gators hosted a four-team tournament, getting much needed experience for both their young starting ...

Twitch streamer, Ninja, boosts esports

September 25, 2018 Latest Sports

Professional gamers and athletes typically don’t coincide with one another in the same sentence, but in 2018, the pair are starting to become widely accepted amongst the sports world. If you don’t know what “Fortnite” is, just ask any 10-year-old. Chances are they’ll know exactly what you’re asking about and might even mention some kind ...

Women’s soccer outlasts Holy Names University 1-0

September 21, 2018 Sports

SF State women’s soccer swarmed Holy Names University at Skyline Soccer Field on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in a chippy 1-0 game, missed opportunities by the Gators kept the game much closer than it had to be. The struggling Gators offense came out shooting right out of the gate, getting 12 shots in the first half ...

Men’s soccer looks to remain undefeated against CSU Bernardino

September 19, 2018 Sports

SF State mens’ soccer looks for their fifth win of the season as they travel to play the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes this Friday, Sept. 21. The Gators’ defense may be in for quite a challenge when they face the high-octane, but inconsistent, San Bernardino offense. SF State will look to continue with their ...

Gator basketball adds five transfers for upcoming season

September 17, 2018 Sports

The SF State men’s basketball team roster will be bolstered with the addition of five transfers for the 2018-19 basketball season, according to head coach Vince Inglima. The 2018-19 edition of the Golden Gators adds guards Jordan Balser, Jiday Ugbaja and Brian Nebo, along with forwards Linton Acliese and Zane Paddon. Balser, a 6-foot-3 guard, ...

CCAA distinguishes 73 SF State Gators with All-Academic accolades

September 16, 2018 News Sports

Last week the California Collegiate Athletic Association announced that 73 SF State student-athletes earned All-Academic honors for the 2017-18 school year. The CCAA honored a total of 811 student-athletes across the conference, with SF State ranking fourth amongst the 13 schools. The 811 distinguished student-athletes represent a drop over the previous year of 825 honorees. ...

Gators men’s soccer seeks another winning streak in Sonoma

September 13, 2018 Sports

The SF State men’s soccer team is in for a great defensive battle on Friday when it faces off against Sonoma State University on their territory on Seawolf Soccer Field Even though Sonoma State has had scoring struggles lately — racking up as many ties as wins — they’ve only allowed a single goal in the ...

SF State volleyball swept by Cal State LA

September 12, 2018 Sports

Cal State LA snaps San Francisco State’s two game win streak in a 3-0 sweep on Saturday, September 8. The loss sets SF State back to a 6-3 record overall and a 1-1 conference record. This is the first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference loss of the season.  The Gators are 3-3 at home and 1-0 ...

Gators represent at Red Bull Bay Climb

September 12, 2018 Multimedia Sports

Handlebar mustaches, cyclists’ caps, Red Bulls and spectators lined the De Haro Street sidewalks, cheering on cyclists as they rode past during the 2018 Red Bull Bay Climb on Saturday, Sept. 8. Atop De Haro Street and Southern Heights Avenue stands an inflatable, blue Red Bull arch, signaling the finish line that cyclists from around the ...

Women’s soccer loses 4-1 to Seattle Pacific in physical match

September 10, 2018 Sports

The Gators fell to the Seattle Pacific Falcons 4-1 on Saturday, Sept. 8 in a physical match that was played with no scoreboard thanks to the campus power outage. The entire campus experienced a power outage during warmups, affecting the pre-match routine of the Gators with no music or lineup announcements. Time was kept on ...

A’s offer 50 percent off all food to promote new ticket plan

September 1, 2018 Sports

On Friday, the Oakland Athletics gave all fans half of concessions to promote A’s Access, a new ticket plan that replaces the conventional season ticket. A's Access is a new ticket membership plan announced by the team a month ago to give all members access to all 81 home games with different plans to upgrade their seat. Also included is 50 percent off all concessions, 25 percent off merchandise and discounted parking. The A's hosted the Seattle Mariners on August 31st and gave all fans the ability to have the same prices Access members will have during the 2019 season. Prices included $2.50 sodas, $3 hot dogs and even $4 beer. Many fans are exicited for the direction of the club both on the field and in the front office with the Dave Kaval leading the way with his commitment to keeping the team in Oakland and upgrading the Coliseum since his hiring in November 2016.

Hearing is believing

May 9, 2018 Sports 1 Comment

Sometimes the removal of sight can provide a glimpse into a misunderstood world. Danny Vang sure thinks so. Vang, a social work major who is partially blind, wanted to introduce an activity to his campus that would help people better understand the blind community. Goalball was his method of choice, and the Mashouf Wellness Center’s basketball court served as the ...

Gators win it all

May 8, 2018 Sports

For the first time in SF State’s track and field program history they won the conference championship. The Gators had 11 first-place finishers over the weekend, coming from the 8th-ranked position to do so. With time spent during the season as the top-ranked team in the country, the conference title was well within reach. Head ...

From the swamp to Stockton

May 8, 2018 Sports

It was a day for the history books as SF State’s baseball team cinched its first ever California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship appearance with their 7-3 win over Sonoma State on Saturday, May 5. The Gators left it late and qualified for the tournament on the last day of the regular season in a ...

Softball team honors seniors before last games of the season

May 2, 2018 Sports

SF State’s softball team wrapped up their season on Saturday, April 28 with a doubleheader against Chico State on the Gator’s home field. Before the pair of games began, the Gators honored their soon-to-be-gone seniors Lindsey Cassidy, Sara Higa, Angelica Terrel, Delanie Chrisman, Madison Collins and Mallory Cleveland with flowers and applause,. Each senior played ...

Super Bowl coach back to SF beginnings

April 25, 2018 Sports

A college National Championship, Rose Bowl titles, two NFC Championships and a Super Bowl title are on the resume of SF State alum Gil Haskell. With all those accomplishments, his greatest honor will be May 19 when he is inducted into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame for his work as a high school ...

Olympic weightlifting legend returns to SF State

April 18, 2018 Sports

Sturdy, sound and as humble as ever, alumnus and former Olympic weightlifting coach Jim Schmitz returned to campus to teach an Olympic-style weightlifting seminar to students for the first time at SF State. Schmitz was on the SF State football team during his freshman year in 1963 and became captain in 1967. He graduated the ...

“Mama, there goes that man”…to Portland

April 11, 2018 Sports

Imagine you’re 20, sitting in the bowels of Madison Square Garden, dressed to impress. You’re there with 101 other top athletes, anticipating a moment that will be unforgettable and potentially life-changing. The moment when all your hard work and many hours of practice finally pay off. You’re waiting for your name to be called in ...

Upcoming baseball and softball games

April 11, 2018 Multimedia Sports

The graphic displays the upcoming games for the SF State baseball (13-19) and softball (18-24) teams for the month of April. It also includes statistics regarding the teams’ season record thus far. The data was collected  from the SF State Athletics website to show the number of wins and losses for both teams during home, ...