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SF State struggles against No. 6 Alaska Anchorage

November 15, 2018 News Sports 0 Comments

The University of Alaska Anchorage defeated SF State 86-54 in women’s basketball on Sunday, Nov. 11 to close out the 2018 SF State Gator Invitational. The Seawolves came into The Swamp ranked No. 6 in the country. Alaska Anchorage beat Holy Names 92-52 and the Gators lost to Alaska Fairbanks 68-65 on the first day ...

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 ...

Spirits crushed on Spirit Night IV

February 3, 2018 Sports

After a stress-inducing close game against Cal State San Marcos, the SF State women’s basketball team suffered a 62-58 loss on Spirit Night IV at The Swamp on Friday, Feb. 2. The team was looking to continue their success after breaking an eight-game losing streak last Saturday against Stanislaus State, but a three point shot ...

Gators head coach says farewell after historic season

April 27, 2017 Sports

SF State men’s basketball coach Paul Trevor announced that he will not be returning for his eighth season coaching the Gators, signing instead with Stanislaus State University as co-head men’s basketball coach. Trevor’s announcement came in the form of a press release from the SF State athletic department late Wednesday afternoon, triggering a flurry of ...

The Gators chomp down on Chico State

February 10, 2017 Sports

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 seventh year with the Gators. “It means the world to ...

Senior Night loss won’t derail Gators wrestling

February 10, 2017 Sports

Senior night at The Swamp was supposed to be a celebratory occasion, but ended in a loss to Menlo College Oaks 19-20. Thursday night the wrestling team was missing senior Tyson Kuahine, who was suffering from the flu virus, wrestling head coach Lars Jensen said. Jensen said his coaching staff wore leis out of respect ...

Gators ferocious defense paves way for OT win

February 4, 2017 Sports

SF State overcame an 8 point halftime deficit to defeat California State University, Stanislaus in an overtime thriller, 77-72, that saw five ties and 13 lead changes. The Swamp was lively as the Gators started the game on a 7-0 run, holding Stanislaus scoreless for the first six minutes of the game. Stanislaus fought their ...

Gator women’s late rally not enough to chomp Warriors

February 4, 2017 Sports

The Gators continued their losing streak last night at The Swamp, after falling late in the game against Stanislaus State Warriors 64-57. The two teams last met in January where the Gators also lost, 45-58. Though the outcome of Friday’s game was the same as the Gators’ last matchup against Stanislaus, the journey proved more ...

Women’s volleyball furious comeback falls short

October 2, 2016 Sports

The SF State Gators went toe-to-toe against the Dominguez Hills Toros in a competitive five-set game but fell short in a comeback attempt. The Gators fell to a disappointing 1-11 record and remain winless in their last eight games. Despite the loss, the Gators put together one of the best games they played all season. ...

Gators drop ball yet again, suffer third straight loss

September 14, 2016 Sports

Women’s volleyball struggles continued as they were swept 3-0 against Fresno Pacific University on Friday and suffered their second three match losing streak of the season. The Gators looked outmatched throughout majority of the game against the Sunbirds. They fell behind early in the first set and weren’t able to recover, losing 25-17. Early in ...

Women’s Volleyball display low intensity in defeat

September 11, 2016 Sports

From the opening set, SF State faced a large deficit and wasn’t able to find an answer in an uphill battle against Simon Fraser University. The Gators struggled mightily as a team, dropping three straight sets and losing two out of the three by double digits. Whenever they seemed to make a run, Simon Fraser ...

Lack of offense leads to Gator loss in SF State’s CCAA opener

December 11, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157638563784966] Chico State quieted a raucous crowd at The Swamp Friday night as they out-rebounded the Gators on their way to a 67-50 victory in SF State’s CCAA opener. Chico State won the rebounding battle 41-23 and SF State shot 27.3 percent from the field in the second half and 35.6 percent for the game. ...

Gators trump reigning conference champions at The Swamp

December 11, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157638563565693]A stout defense brought the women’s basketball team to a 82-65 win over the Chico State Wildcats Friday night at The Swamp, giving the Gators their first win over the reigning CCAA champions in six years. The Gators kept tight coverage on the Wildcats in their first conference matchup, managing six blocked shots and 13 ...

Detroit Pistons practice at SF State gym

November 19, 2013 Sports

Students peaked through the small windows at SF State’s main gym to catch a glimpse of a surprise spectacle. The Detroit Pistons, in the midst of a West coast road trip, stopped by The Swamp for a full practice session Thursday en route to Sacramento for their game against the Kings after a blowout loss ...

Women’s basketball beats Pacific Union in Gator’s home opener

November 12, 2013 Sports

[set_id=72157637620237685] After a slow start to the season, the SF State women’s basketball team took its first lead of the year with seven minutes to go in the first half of the game Tuesday. The Gators wouldn’t trail the rest of the game, besting Pacific Union 76-45 in the Gator’s home opener. “Anytime you get ...

Gator Madness rallies fans and athletes for winter sports

October 22, 2013

  To mark the beginning of winter athletics at SF State, Gator fans and athletes gathered at The Swamp (main gymnasium) to celebrate the first Gator Madness last Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight. The athletic department hosted the kick-off rally, which consisted of team scrimmages, fan relays and even a half-court shot competition worth ...

Volleyball digs for a cure, comes up with win

October 8, 2013 Sports

Every October, collegiate athletes nationwide put their own school colors to the side, and don pink gear in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. SF State volleyball is no stranger to the growing movement: the Gators hosted their annual Dig for a Cure match Saturday night at The Swamp, sporting pink warm-ups and matching headbands to ...

THE SWAMP: Sex On Campus

January 30, 2013 News

In the backrooms, bathrooms, and on the rooftops, SF State students are gettin’ down on campus like there is no (job) tomorrow. On the third floor of the humanities building there is a men’s bathroom with an extra special attraction — a glory hole. The smaller-than-you-would-think hole connects two adjacent bathroom stalls (and maybe two ...