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Volleyball clinches first postseason berth since 2015

November 7, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

The SF State volleyball team clinched their first postseason berth since 2015 after sweeping Humboldt State on Nov. 2. The Gators beat the Lumberjacks, 30-28, 25-15, 25-22 on Saturday to record their tenth sweep of the season, the most since 2012. SF State clinched the fourth seed in the north division of the California Collegiate ...

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

October 31, 2018 Latest Sports 0 Comments

Gators wrestling rumbles in a tune-up alumni day scrimmage, giving the crowd 11 battles to watch at the Swamp on Saturday, Oct. 27. SF State’s weight class picture cleared up in Saturday’s exhibition, as many starting weight class spots were up for grabs in many of the matches. “This scrimmage holds two purposes,” said SF ...

Gators offense struggles against no. 1 UC San Diego

October 10, 2018 Sports

Women’s soccer struggled to find offense in their 1-0 loss to top ranked UC San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 7. The Tritons came into the match ranked No. 1 in the country, but are sure to fall in the rankings after suffering their first loss of the season to Cal State San Marcos on Oct. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mashouf gears up for exciting second year

September 14, 2018 Life 1 Comment

After undergoing two years of construction beginning in 2015, SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center has successfully completed its first year of operations. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the wellness center as it heads into its second year and prepares a few new programs to offer. “We’re super excited,” said Director of Campus Recreation Pamela ...

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 ...

Prime time

April 17, 2018 Multimedia 1 Comment

Though new to campus, junior Jhaina Stephens, also known as “Prime” or “JJ,” has made her presence on the court immediately felt posting 13 points and 9 rebounds in her first regular season game as a gator. The 6’1” forward would go on to average 15 points and 10 rebounds per game, and rank 37th ...

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, ...

Wrestling coach balances graduate degree with Olympic hopes

April 11, 2018 Sports

Assistant wrestling coach, graduate student and a California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) fellow — just one of these job titles would carry a hectic schedule to maintain on its own. For Olympic hopeful and super-human Orry Elor, he manages all three — with some time to spare. Elor was an alternate for Team USA’s ...

Gators use bullpen for victory

April 4, 2018 Sports

A stable of pitchers and a breakout fifth inning helped The Gators return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over the Holy Names Hawks on Monday, April 2 at Maloney Field. SF State erased a one-run deficit in the fifth, in which they put up four runs off RBI singles by junior left fielder ...

Gators use bullpen for victory

April 4, 2018 Sports

A stable of pitchers and a breakout fifth inning helped the Gators return to winning ways with a 6-1 victory over Holy Names on Monday, April 2 at Maloney Field. SF State erased a one-run deficit in the fifth, in which they put up four runs off RBI singles by junior left fielder Harley Lopez ...

SF State appoints new athletic director

March 29, 2018 News Sports

SF State has found its new athletic director, and she comes with Gator ties. Stephanie Shrieve-Hawkins was officially announced as athletic director on Thursday, March 29. Shrieve-Hawkins’ most recent position was as associate athletic director at Saint Mary’s. She “supervised multiple sports programs, academic and student services, sports medicine, strength and conditioning and internal operations,” ...

Welch provides the juice

March 15, 2018 Sports

SF State’s wrestling team discovered that for them, positivity and success go hand-in-hand. After a dismal 2017 season in which no Gator was a national qualifier, 2018 was a bounce-back campaign. “Our goal this season was to get qualifiers, and we accomplished that,” said head coach Jason Welch, who just completed his first season with the ...

Gators close out weekend with a win, take series 3-1

March 12, 2018 Sports

The men’s baseball team started their Sunday off right with a narrow victory against Cal State San Marcos on March 11 at Maloney Field. The final score of the game was 9-7. The Gators managed to edge past the visitors on their home field after suffering a 10-4 loss on Saturday to take the series, ...

Four seniors, one last opportunity

February 26, 2018 Sports

While The Swamp is always packed on game nights, the crowd was a little bit different on Saturday, Feb 24. Instead of being filled with SF State students, the majority of the crowd was made up of friends and family members of the four men’s basketball seniors. Before the game started, the seniors were escorted ...

Started from the mat, now we’re here

February 21, 2018 Sports

What a difference a few months can make. After being unsure of the state of their wrestling team coming into 2018, SF State wrestlers are capitalizing on a revitalized program. “Starting the season we were all scared, like, ‘Oh, the program might get dropped,’ until now — we’re 25th in the nation,” said redshirt senior ...

SF State wins doubleheader 6-1, 7-0

February 21, 2018 Sports

SF State softball won both games of a doubleheader against Notre Dame De Namur on Monday, Feb. 19 at SFSU Softball Field by scores of 6-1 and 7-0. The team won the first game by opening with a two-run first inning, and they never looked back. They added a run in the second frame but ...

SF State goes extra innings in loss to Academy of Art

February 13, 2018 Sports

SF State baseball forced extra innings but could not seal the deal in their loss to Academy of Art on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The Gators took on the Urban Knights at Maloney Field, looking to grab their first win after dropping their first four games to Azusa Pacific University. In Tuesday’s contest, head coach Tony ...

Men’s rugby team seeks to persevere after loss to Stanford

February 10, 2018 Sports

After an intense, rough game, the SF State men’s rugby team fell to Stanford 44-24 on Saturday, Feb. 10. The team got off to a disorderly start that they were unable to break out of, which continued to develop and ultimately characterized the game. “Our pattern just kind of broke down,” said assistant coach Malik ...