[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="296" caption="Halimah Oswald spikes the ball against the CWU Wildcats in the team's 2011 home opener on Tuesday, Sept. 6th. The SF State gators swept Central Washington, clutching their fourth victory of the season. Photo by Henry Nguyen."][/caption]
The SF State volleyball team
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Members of the SF State cheerleading squad pose for a photo during practice Tuesday. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage."][/caption]
The most dangerous female sport is on the rise at SF State, and most students don't even know it exists here.
However, this semester, the
The SF State men’s soccer team outplayed University of Missouri-St. Louisfor most of the game but fell short during penalty kicks (4-2) of the title game at the Cal State East Bay Fall Classic.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Gators Antonio Ugarte kicks a penalty shot during
Experience is an asset at all levels of sport, and no one is more aware of this than the SF State women’s volleyball team. Seasoned players have been scarce in recent years but for the first time in a long time, the Gators have a
The runners on the SF State women’s cross countryteam love to run. They have to.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Women's cross country team trains at Cox stadium on Aug. 30 for their first competition at Belmont on Sunday. Photo by Mike Cheng."][/caption]
The team, which includes many
The 2011 SF State Men’s Cross Country team is entering uncharted waters.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="400" caption="SF State's cross-country team runs at Cox Stadium on Aug. 30 in preparation of their first event of the year next week. Photo by Mike Cheng."][/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="400" caption="SF
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="357" caption="Assistant women's volleyball coach Eric Ballelos poses in the school gym on Tuesday. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage."][/caption]
SF State graduates know they’re not likely to land their dream jobs immediately upon graduation. Recent graduate Eric Ballelos, however, got his dream job before
Soccer has always been more than a game for Stephanie Wieger, consuming her life from an early age. She is new to SF State but has been in the soccer game for years, as her favorite hobby turned into her career.
“I dread the day I
Last year left a sour taste in the mouths of SF State's male soccer players, marking the sixth consecutive season with a losing record.
As bleak as that record may sound, however, returning players say they are determined to flip the current status quo and have
Last year the SF State women’s soccer team finished with an 11-5-5 record, a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship, and a ticket to the NCAA tournament.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Blue team member Chloe Harrington (sophomore) about to strike the with gritted teeth, down the field
For Max Fernandez, cross-country offered a way to get out of fifth period in high school without having to skip class.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="255" caption="SF State cross-country athlete Max Fernandez looks back on his many roles in SF State athletics as his proudest moments in
For four years Carly Bliss has excelled on the soccer field and in the classroom. As she prepares to graduate from San Francisco State, her experiences in the city of San Francisco have undoubtedly helped her grow as an individual and shape her dreams for the
As Dominique Hunter ends her four-year basketball career at San Francisco State University, she is moving on to bigger and better things.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="255" caption="Center Dominique Hunter, 21, closes out a commendable four-year basketball career at SF State. Photo by Godofredo Vasquez."][/caption]
Hunter, 21, played
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="266" caption="Pitcher Nic Banaugh pitches the last game of his collegiate career during the Gators' senior day against Cal State Stansilaus at Maloney Field Sunday, May 10. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption]
Wearily throwing his mitt high above his head, senior pitcher Nic
The SF State women's track and field team entered the Al Brenda Track Field at Cal State Stanislaus May 6 in fifth place in the Western Index Regional for outdoor competition. With nationals just a week away, the Gators needed the momentum at the California Collegiate
The life of a student-athlete is in many ways like a Cirque Du Soleil act. Aside from lifting weights, conditioning and practicing in the off-season, players also have to deal with the same responsibilities as other students.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="212" caption="San Francisco State basketball star
It was deja vu for the SF State men's baseball team when they lost yet another series, falling to the visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 3-1 over the weekend.
With a 14-32 overall record, the Gators have endured a disappointing season under second-year head coach
A combination of sloppy defense and a wind-shortened left-field porch combined to help sink the SF State baseball team 6-4 against Cal State Dominguez Hills in the first game of a four-game series April 29.
Though SF State recorded a season-high 12 hits, five Gators committed six
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State reliever Matthew Cummins pitches against Fresno Pacific Feb. 24 at Maloney field."][/caption]
Just one year after being placed in the first-team All-NorCal selection at San Jose City College, junior pitcher Matthew Cummins packed his bags and headed up the US-101
After splitting a doubleheader match Saturday, the SF State men's baseball team failed to salvage a win today against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros losing 8-4. With the loss, the Gators dropped to 14-32 and 9-27 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association where as the
The SF State men's baseball team returned to the diamond today to play the first of four conference games against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Having lost their last two games, the Gators failed to snap their losing streak as they were defeated by
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Sisters Kesley Wood, left, and Kendra Wood, right, pose for a portrait at the SF State Softball Field April 26, 2011. Jon Weiand / staff photographer"][/caption]
Softball standouts Kelsey and Kendra Wood have heard every joke in the book about
The SF State track and field team battled through injuries and fatigue as they made their presence known in the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at UC Berkeley.
The Gators competed against top-notch Division I schools such as Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Utah State in the two-day
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State senior Kendra Wood pitches her last home game for the Gators against Humbolt State Saturday, April 16. Karen M. Kinney / staff photographer"][/caption]
Amid the clouds and the fog, gold balloons floated and giant purple posters hung last weekend on
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State pitcher, Jeff Clegg throws the final pitch against Sanoma State outfielder, Steven Filippi, in the final inning of the April 17 game. Gators won with a final score of 5 to 4. Gil Riego Jr. / special to Xpress"][/caption]
In a surprising 8-6 win in their first game of a double header against Notre Dame de Namur University Thursday, the Gators softball team showed off their skills with clutch hitting and great defensive plays.
Coming off a tough week prior to starting their eight game
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="The SF State 4x100 and 4x400 relay team (left to right) Alicia Chambers, Keenya McDaniel, Maya Cabiness, and Carrie Thomas pose for a portrait at Cox Stadium Monday, April 11. Sandy Ha / staff photographer"][/caption]
The SF State women’s 4x400 relay team
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="Mark Rajeski pitches late in the game against Cal Poly Pomona at home April 10. Jon Weiand / staff photographer"][/caption]
The SF State baseball team was out-batted from the first pitch as they were served their fifth loss in the last six
Playing a grueling four doubleheaders in the span of four days, the SF State softball team relied on strong pitching and timely hitting to maintain their recent high level of play against tough competition.
Although they got swept on the road by the Cal State East
After sweeping Notre Dame de Namur in back-to-back non-conference games, the SF State softball team played its third straight doubleheader match against the fifth placed team in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
In a close and hard fought four-game series, the Gators finished with a 2-2
Despite falling to last place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Monday, the SF State baseball team believes they will finish this season on a high note.
The Gators are 11-20 overall but just 6-18 in the CCAA. They have yet to win a series in
From the screech of sneakers on the wooden floor of the gym to the “got it!” repeatedly shouted out, SF State’s women’s club volleyball team is hard at work preparing for their biggest competition of the season.
Beginning Saturday, the team will be competing in the
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF State senior Kendra Wood is tagged out by a Cal State Monterey defender while sliding into thrid during the Gators' first game of a double header against the Otters at home on Friday, March 11. Eric Soracco / staff photographer"][/caption]
Lars Jensen achieved the one goal he had in mind at the start of his 28th season as wrestling head coach: Three of his wrestlers emerged from nationals as All-Americans.
Six SF State wrestlers traveled to Kearney, Neb., to compete in the NCAA Division II championships
The Gators' baseball team splits their series with Cal State Monterey Bay while the softball team starts off with a victory against CSUMB but loses the next three in a row.
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580" caption="SF state pitcher Branden Petrangelo sends a pitch toward the plate
In a desperate attempt to win their four-game series against CSU Monterey Bay Saturday, the Gators softball team struggled in the last doubleheader that ended in defeat.
Losing 1-2 to the Otters in game one, SF State pushed hard against CSUMB’s number one pitcher Kylie Linnane.