13 Oct 2015

Cox field: a pitch in utter disrepair

Choppy, bumpy, dying grass and a plethora of dirt patches define SF State’s soccer field. Time-management issues and the continuous use of the field cause Cox Stadium to look much worse than it should, according

15 Sep 2015

Gators continue home winning streak

[slideshow_deploy id=’67541′] The SF State men’s soccer team continued their hot start to the season, improving to a 4-1 record by defeating the Holy Names University Hawks 1-0. Despite the

07 Sep 2015

SF State hosts inaugural media day

Teams shared their passion, expectations and hopes for the Fall 2015 season during the SF State athletics department’s inaugural media day press conference Wednesday. Coaches and players from men’s and

01 Sep 2015

Soccer captain chases major-league dream

Max Talbert, a 22-year-old senior and SF State men’s soccer captain, threw new black soccer jerseys into the waiting arms of his teammates during the first week of school. Members

26 Aug 2015

Solidified soccer team looks promising

Twenty-eight pairs of soccer cleats trod onto the sunken field in the middle of Cox Stadium before Friday afternoon’s practice. The herd of try-out hopefuls had thinned for the final time, and

SF State Gator Jakob Velega, #9 freshman, fights for possession of the ball from UC San Diego Triton Kuba Waligorski, #4, during the soccer game at Cox Stadium Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The Gators beat the Tritons 2-0.
20 Oct 2014

Men’s soccer comes back with a bang after rough past five games

Returning from a five game losing streak, SF State’s men’s soccer team came onto the field hungry for a win, defeating conference rival UC San Diego 2-0. “It’s just a

17 Oct 2014

Men’s soccer lose fifth game in a row, have high hopes to upcoming home game

SF State men’s soccer team dropped their fifth straight game Friday to No. 8 ranked Cal Poly Pomona 1-0 in double overtime off a goal from Alexander Turkson in minute

SF State Gator midfielder Sam Merritt, #10, fights for a ball in the corner against Cal State East Bay player Steven Henry, #25, at Cox Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Sara Gobets / Xpress.
30 Sep 2014

Men’s soccer win their first CCAA game against Cal State East Bay

SF State won its first CCAA game Sunday against Cal State East Bay(CSUEB) in an exciting 3-2 overtime thriller, following a disappointing draw earlier this week against Cal State Stanislaus.

Seniors Kevin Johnson (left) and Hayden Roberts (right), who have been buddies since freshman year, stand in Cox Stadium at SF State Tuesday, Sept. 16. Martin Bustamante / Xpress
23 Sep 2014

Bond between two senior soccer players has team on right track

A lot can happen in four years. There are successes, failures, hardships and triumphs, and a pair of SF State men’s soccer seniors have seen them all. Kevin Johnson and

17 Sep 2014

Men’s soccer defeats Dominican University of California 2-1

The SF State men’s soccer team improved its record Tuesday after taking out the Dominican University of California Penguins 2-1 at Cox Stadium. The Gators began aggressively by taking shots,

Sam Merritt, of SF State, keeps the ball in fair play as it almost rolls out of bounce during the soccer game at Cox Stadium at SF State on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
09 Sep 2014

SF State men’s soccer team wins first game of the season after an afternoon of strong defense

SF State’s men’s soccer team fought its way to a gritty 1-0 victory over Holy Names University in its season opener at Cox Pavilion today. The Gators took a step

New men's soccer coach Matt Barnes interacts with members of the team on Friday, Aug. 29.
29 Aug 2014

New men’s soccer coach known for turning teams around

Everywhere Matt Barnes coaches, he gets results. In his two previous head coaching stops, he took non-contending programs to the playoffs in the first seasons he was there. At his