Last weekend proved memorable for sports, both nationally and locally. Super Bowl LI broke at least 30 records, including being the first Super Bowl in history to go into overtime, and SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th career win in his
The stands at Maloney Field were filled with emotion Sunday, as the SF State baseball team honored five seniors for senior day. Strong pitching from senior Peter Reyes helped the Gators avoid a season-ending four-game sweep, as they outlasted the Sonoma State Seawolves, 5-2.
It’s the top of the sixth. Bases are loaded. Two outs. The count is 0-2. The pitch fires from the mound. CRACK! And the Sonoma Seawolves score a 3-RBI double to cinch a win against SF State Friday, May 6.
The SF State men’s baseball team
Going up against the California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the week, Chico State’s Dalton Erb, didn’t phase SF State, as the Gators pounded Erb in their 6-2 victory over the Wildcats Sunday.
Erb was solid through six innings, but center fielder Jake Faulkner put an
The Gators (19-20) kept their postseason hopes alive as they beat the University of Hawaii at Hilo (7-31) 11-4 in a game dominated by their offense.
The Vulcans didn't stand a chance as they committed three errors while the Gators rallied for 16 hits. Gator first
The SF State baseball team returned to Maloney Field Wednesday looking to end its four-game losing streak, but a rough start pushed the Cal State East Bay Pioneers over the Gators, 6-2.
“To play like that in the first couple innings is not fun,” assistant coach
Under new head coach Tony Schifano, the Gators are off to a solid 16-17 start, but must keep their foot on the gas as they look to make a push into the postseason with an underwhelming 9-13 conference record.
The Gators started out the season strong,
The grass was a shimmering green and the sun was shining Saturday afternoon, but it was a cloudy day for the SF State softball team as they lost a weekend doubleheader against third ranked Humboldt State. The Gators lost game one 5-3, and came close
SF State softball is having one of its best seasons in more than a decade as the team primes itself for a playoff spot in the NCAA Division II tournament next month.
Under new head coach Lisa Allen, the team has ground its way to a
After enjoying a successful season with a playoff appearance, the Gators volleyball team will look to make it to the postseason in back-to-back years under the leadership of new head coach Matt Hoffman.
Hoffman, who was hired March 29, comes to SF State after spending three
The SF State baseball team’s Sunday doubleheader was cut down to just one game but there was still plenty of baseball played, as the Cal State San Marcos Cougars outlasted the Gators 6-3 in 16 innings.
With two outs in the top of the 16th, and
The SF State softball team battled the UC San Diego Tritons in the first series of a weekend doubleheader on a cloudy afternoon. The Gators took game one of Friday's doubleheader, 2-0, behind a two-hit shutout by starting pitcher Megan Clark. The Tritons capitalized on an abundance of
The Gators weren't able to hang with the Stockton Ports at Banner Island Ballpark, an Oakland Athletics affiliate Single-A team, as they lost 8-1 in an exhibition game on Wednesday before the Ports season opener on Thursday.
Although SF State only scored one run, the coaches
Supersonic sophomore civil engineering major Adriana Calva shattered school speed records once again at Cox Stadium during the ninth annual SF State Distance Carnival Friday, April 1.
After recently destroying Joanna Luk’s previous overall SF State women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase record – held since 2003 – by more than
A life without baseball is one thing SF State shortstop Bryce Brooks has never experienced.
Brooks, a junior transfer from Cal State Fullerton, was introduced to the game at an early age. He comes from a family full of baseball players and coaches – one of whom is
Gators' starting guard Warren Jackson is a team player, but his talent keeps attracting end-of-season individual awards.
Before SF State, the Detroit product played for the Cabrillo College Seahawks, a community college team located in Aptos, California, and in 2013 he was named the Most Valuable Player
After dropping six of its last seven games, the SF State baseball team bounced back with two dramatic walk-off wins Friday, fending off the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles 8-7 and 3-2.
The walk-off spectacle began with two outs in the bottom of the 10th in
SF State split Friday's doubleheader versus Stanislaus State as each team's winning pitchers held the offenses to one and no runs, respectively.
The Stanislaus State Warriors took game one, 4-0, behind starting pitcher Kylie Ragsdale, who held the Gators offense to no runs and five hits,
The wrestling program ended its season Friday with two national qualifiers competing in the Division II National Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Junior Sam Alnassiri went 1-2, grabbing the 12th spot in his weight class, while Fern Giron lost both of his matches.
Sophomore track athlete Adriana Calva has always been fast, even as a 7-year-old soccer player sprinting around the field and dashing past the defense.
Fully aware of the natural speed she possessed, Calva decided to try out track and field her freshman year at Lynwood High
For the 53rd year in a row, the SF State wrestling program is sending a wrestler to nationals. Junior Sam Alnassiri and true freshman Fern Giron will be representing SF State at the NCAA Division ll National Championship in Sioux Falls, South Dakota March 11-12.
Grueling matches and back-breaking military training are two things rugby captain Zeth Tutupoly knows very well.
Tutupoly, 23, is not only a student and a captain of the rugby club, he is an active member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. The senior has spent
The SF State women’s track and field team rewrote the University record book during the 2016 Johnny Mathis Invitational at Cox Stadium Saturday, Feb. 27.
First, sophomore and civil engineering major Adriana Calva decimated the first-place all-time Gator record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase.
[caption id="attachment_70872" align="alignleft" width="420"] Sophomore
The SF State baseball team notched their fifth straight victory Saturday, stunning the No. 25 ranked Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 5-4 in extra innings. Game two of the scheduled double header was cut short due to daylight, but the Gators took game one in dramatic
After 10 years in minor league baseball, nine of which he played in the San Francisco Giants’ minor league system, new SF State assistant baseball coach Tyler LaTorre is thrilled to begin a career in coaching.
Just last March, LaTorre signed a one-year contract with the
The SF State softball team fell short after losing a doubleheader series against Cal State San Bernardino.
[caption id="attachment_70693" align="alignleft" width="387"] SF State Gators women softball team Madison Collins (13) smiles at her teammate while practicing during the second doubleheader softball game against Cal State San
In what would be four seniors’ last game at The Swamp on senior night, the SF State women’s basketball team came up just short of an epic comeback against the Sonoma State Seawolves.
The Gators lost 50-44, in large part due to a sluggish first half
Nothing less than a triple overtime gauntlet victory would have done justice to the SF State men’s basketball team on senior night.
The Gators defeated the Sonoma State Seawolves 80-76, clinching a playoff berth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
Floyd Wormley, Andre Jones, Jon McMurry
The SF State baseball team defeated the Academy of Art Urban knights 5-1 Saturday at Maloney Field.
It was virtually mistake-free baseball, and a dominant performance by starting pitcher Matt Hernandez, that improved the Gators’ record to 4-4 on the season.
[caption id="attachment_70671" align="alignright" width="373"] Third: Matthew
The Swamp erupted with cheers from the SF State faithful Wednesday night as the SF State women’s basketball team crushed the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 75-52 for their fourth straight win.
“I thought we played like a team, maybe more than we have all year,” Gator’s
SF State’s softball team opened the 2016 season at home, winning a double-header series against Northwest Nazarene University Crusaders.
Junior pitcher Megan Clark and a strong defense led the Gators to win the first game 4-0. A fourth-inning rally spurred the Gators to finish off the
The SF State women’s basketball team reigned victorious in an overtime thriller Thursday, defeating the Cal State San Marcos Cougars 50-48. The Gators recorded their third straight win, but it did not come easy.
The first few minutes of the game were controlled by the Gators,
With a 52-year tradition on the line, the SF State wrestling team is looking to send a wrestler to nationals for a 53rd straight year.
The NCAA Division II Super Region IV Championships start Feb. 26 and will be held in Gunnison, Colorado. Only the top four wrestlers from
Sauntering down the crowded, athlete-filled, purple-and-yellow hall of The Swamp in a grey hoodie and black track pants is Devanique Brown, an 18-year-old freshman in the midst of her first college track and field season.
Brown is one of SF State’s newest additions to an already
The Gators won one of their two meets during their last home matches of the season. SF State defeated Simon Fraser University, 33-14 and lost to Colorado Mesa University, 23-14.
Before the first match of the day against SFU, three Gator seniors were honored on senior day.
The SF State baseball team hosted the Holy Names Hawks for a doubleheader Saturday, Feb. 6, losing the first game 9-2 and winning the second 4-3. The home opener for the Gators did not start as expected.
After falling to a 1-0 deficit in the first