athletics

Women’s soccer outlasts Holy Names University 1-0

September 21, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

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 ...

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

September 1, 2018 Sports 0 Comments

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.

Shrieve-Hawkins named new SF State athletic director

April 4, 2018 Sports

The search is finally over as a new head athletic director has been named at SF State. The University announced the hiring of Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins on March 29, after months of searching for the right candidate. SF State President Leslie Wong released a statement shortly after the news broke stating that he was “excited about ...

Former wrestling coach alleges discrimination

November 13, 2017 News

SF State’s former men’s wrestling coach, hall-of-famer Lars Jensen, has filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleging age discrimination. Former SF State Athletic Director, Charles Guthrie, has since resigned from his position and has since been removed from the SF State athletic website. But, he was under fire this ...

New Gator wrestling coach takes a chomp at legacy

October 30, 2017 Sports

Being the new kid at school is never comfortable, but for the new men’s wrestling head coach, replacing a legend of over 30 years is a challenge he has accepted and has been waiting for his whole life. Jason Welch, the new coach, said he is up to the task after being hired to lead ...

Gators win their last match with a “senior touch”

October 30, 2017 Sports

It was a Hollywood ending for the San Francisco State University women’s soccer season. On Senior Day where Liz Borders, Christina Holguin, Bianca Lowe, Vanessa Penuna, Sierra Sagasta and Laura Shea were honored for their time as student-athletes at SF State. The seniors and the rest of the squad were able to capture their 10th ...

Men’s soccer crushes the competition in historic win

October 25, 2017 Sports

SF State men’s soccer won their second to last home game by a landslide and historical 7-1 victory over the Humboldt State University Jacks. After the Gators won one of their two games this past weekend, winning these last two games were critical to head into the CCAA playoffs. The Gators shot three attempted goals ...

Wednesday match marks first home loss for women’s soccer

October 25, 2017 Sports

The San Francisco State University women’s soccer team did not come out with a win to keep their playoff hopes under their control. With the Jacks’ late goal in the 86th minute, the Gators did not send it into overtime on the team’s Wednesday match. “It was frustrating because this was a must-win game for us,” ...

Late penalty goal allows Gators to tie the match

October 21, 2017 Sports

Over 200 fans in attendance at Cox Stadium witnessed a nail-biting match Friday Oct. 20, where the San Francisco State University Gators (9-4-2) hosted the Broncos (9-5-2). A handball inside the goalkeeper’s box by a California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Broncos’ player, awarded a penalty kick to the Gators, with three minutes left in the ...

SF State athletic director announces resignation

October 19, 2017 Sports

Charles Guthrie, the director of athletics at San Francisco State since 2014, publicly announced his resignation Wednesday, Oct. 18, which will be effective Nov. 1. Guthrie’s tenure as the head of the Gators athletic department was a short one, but he accomplished a great deal in that time. The biggest of these achievements was the ...

Why the NFL and MLB anthem protests are not about the flag

October 2, 2017 Sports

“Get the son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired. He’s fired!” These were President Donald Trump’s words last Friday, Sept. 22 in Huntsville, Alabama, regarding what he would like to hear NFL owners say to their players who do not stand for the national anthem. In response to Trump’s statement, ...

Men’s soccer sweeps weekend home games

October 1, 2017 Sports

Coming off of their 2-1 win against California State University, East Bay, men’s soccer added another win to their record against CSU, Monterey Bay on Sunday, Oct. 1 at Cox Stadium. The San Francisco State University Gators won their second game of the weekend against the CSUMB Otters, lengthening their record to 7-1-1. This game, ...

SF State women’s soccer undefeated at home

October 1, 2017 Sports

On a sunny Sunday at Cox Stadium, the San Francisco State University women’s soccer team ended the weekend on a good note with a 2-0 victory over California State University, Monterey Bay Otters. Freshman Tami Kwong started October leading her team in goals with five. Kwong scored her fifth goal of the season on Sunday. ...

Women’s soccer claims victory over Holy Names to continue streak

September 17, 2017 Sports

SF State’s women’s soccer team played in a physical 1-0 victory over Holy Names University Hawks on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Hawks started out with possession of the ball, but the Gators quickly pressured them to grab control of the game. Within the first 15 minutes of the game, the forwards made quick passes inside ...

SF State athletics to remain under Division II competition

May 19, 2017 Sports

Almost two decades of Division II.  Students at SF State have been questioning why the university’s sports teams don’t compete under Division I.  The Gators have been a part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II for 19 years. With the men’s basketball team being ranked as high as 13 in the NABC Coaches ...

Gatorcast Episode 1 (MLB Players Under 30)

April 18, 2017 Multimedia News

  Major League Baseball’s 2017 regular season is just over two weeks old, and with it, the Golden Gate Xpress launches a new project, GatorCast, a podcast about sports both on campus and off. In this first episode, Xpress reporters Eli Walsh and Renee Smith talk about the best active MLB players under 30 years ...

Men’s soccer copes with altered roster for new season

September 4, 2013 Sports

A haul of talented newcomers has the SF State men’s soccer team excited for what it expects to be a bounce back season. After finishing last year with four wins and 10 losses, the Gators enter the season hoping a new group of 11 freshmen, joined by the returning athletes, can electrify the team into ...