Tracy Hamm

Abby Wambach stops in San Francisco on national book tour

November 2, 2016 Sports

CORRECTION:  A previous version of this article failed to mention that Wambach is now retired. The previous version also misstated Wambach’s first name as “Amy.” Retired professional soccer player Abby Wambach has played in 254 international matches. During that span she has scored 184 goals, the most by anyone—man or woman—in international soccer history, according to ...

Senior day spoiled as Gators season ends with 1-0 lost

October 30, 2016 Sports

SF State’s women’s soccer team season and playoffs dreams came to an end with a heartbreaking 1-0 lost on senior day against the Stanislaus State Warriors Saturday afternoon at Cox Stadium. The Gators finished the 2016 season with an 8-7-3 overall record and a 4-6-2 CCAA record. “We played with a lot of heart and ...

Sluggish start may foil playoff dreams for women’s soccer

October 28, 2016 Sports

After 100 minutes in a rainy, double overtime battle, Tia Sidtikun of Cal State East Bay capitalized on a late Gator error to score her second goal of the game to defeat SF State 2-1 at Cox Stadium on Thursday. “We picked the wrong day to not show up,” said a visibly frustrated SF State ...

Women’s soccer break three game losing streak

October 11, 2016 Sports

Gators women’s soccer team snapped their three game losing streak with a 1-0 shutout victory over California State University, San Marcos. The team came into this game searching for their first win since Sept. 18 after a five game losing streak and improved their record to 6-4-3 on the season and 3-3-2 in conference play. ...

Talented freshman ready for successful career at SF State

September 22, 2016 Sports

Freshman defender Valentina Riveros has been a star athlete since a young age, and continues to make her mark on the SF State women’s soccer team. Riveros is one of the newest additions to SF State’s women’s soccer team. The skilled freshman has started five of the team’s first six games. “For most freshman at ...

Gators win second in a row with shutout victory

September 13, 2015 Sports

[slideshow_deploy id=’67467′] The SF State women’s soccer team posted their first clean sheet of the season and their second win in a row Saturday by beating Concordia University 1-0. After outshooting the Cavaliers 9-1 in the first half, the Gators broke through and netted the game winner early in the second half. Midfielder Vanessa Penuna ...

SF State hosts inaugural media day

September 7, 2015 Sports

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 women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country and women’s volleyball were in attendance. The speakers provided insight on key players to watch, tactical changes, philosophies ...

Soccer team heads into season with fresh perspective

September 1, 2015 Sports

[slideshow_deploy id=’67100′] For the first time in 33 years, the women’s soccer team will have a new head coach, and Tracy Hamm said she feels like she’s up to the task. “Its a unique opportunity to create this program’s own tradition,” Hamm said. “Former coach Jack Hyde built the program to what it is, so I feel like ...

New faces flood athletic department

August 26, 2015 Sports

The moving boxes sat freshly unpacked in the offices of three recently-hired SF State head coaches after a busy summer of personnel decisions for second-year Athletic Director Charles Guthrie and the SF State Athletic Department. Softball coach Lisa Allen, baseball coach Tony Schifano and women’s soccer coach Tracy Hamm were off-campus acquisitions for their respective programs. Women’s ...

Academics first for new women’s soccer head coach

February 4, 2015 Sports

A new head coach for the women’s soccer team with a commitment to student athletes’ success will offer the team a fresh face after 33 years. SF State announced Tracy Hamm as the new women’s soccer head coach over the winter break following the retirement of former head coach Jack Hyde. Hyde coached the team ...