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Soccer team heads into season with fresh perspective

SF State’s Women’s Soccer team poses for a group photo on West Greens on Thursday, August 27. (Angelica Williams / Xpress)

Carlos Guerrero
September 1, 2015
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[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 prog...

Academics first for new women’s soccer head coach

Tracy Hamm, SF State's new Head Women's Soccer Coach is the second in the 33-years, succeeding Jack Hyde. Hamm juggles with the ball surrounding the team at Cox Stadium on Monday Feb. 2, 2015. (Emma Chiang/Xpress)

Elizabeth Carranza
February 4, 2015
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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...

Coach Hyde says goodbye after 35 years at SF State

Jack Hyde high-fives a player from the girls soccer team, while he holds presents the team got for him. Coach of the women's soccer team at SF State, Jack Hyde, is retiring this season, so the team made Oct. 22 Coach Jack Hyde Day, right before the girls soccer team at Cox Stadium in San Francisco, Calif., on October 22, 2014.

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
November 12, 2014
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An illustrious 35-year coaching career came to an end for the father of women's soccer at SF State this semester, when he decided to step down and end an era for SF State athletics. Jack Hyde, 70, joined the University's soccer program in 1979, where he coached the men's soccer team and ta...

Women’s soccer team says a bittersweet goodbye to their long time coach in unsuccessful final game of the season

SF State Gators player Karla Uribe and the rest of the women's soccer team decorate the railing at Cox Stadium to honor their graduating players on their last game Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
October 30, 2014
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In the final game of the season, SF State lost 3-2 to the Sonoma State Seawolves in a match that marked the last ever game for veteran coach Jack Hyde and for four seniors on the team. Family and friends cheered aloud from the stands as Hyde, Allison Taylor, Allison Land, Ellie Ceja and Ste...

Women’s soccer coach led club sport to conference title during 34-year career

Women's soccer coach led club sport to conference title during 34-year career

Craig Lifto
October 1, 2013
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Every afternoon, as the SF State women's soccer team runs through daily drills at Cox Stadium, head coach Jack Hyde, whistle in hand, loiters close to the sideline as he watches the players run drills. His body is completely still, with his hands clenched and eyes fixated on the field, anxious to ...

Gator soccer star Robin Bowman returns as women's assistant coach

Gator soccer star Robin Bowman returns as women's assistant coach

Caitlin Byrne
August 31, 2012
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It stole her heart at a young age and to this day remains her one true passion. She moved on for a period of time, but her infatuation with it kept calling her back. The love of her life: the game of soccer. After spending three years working for a behavioral health program that dealt with crimin...

New assistant women's soccer coach relishes transition from player to coach

Kealan Cronin
August 23, 2011
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Soccer has always been more than a game for Stephanie Wieger, consuming her life from an early age. She is new to SF State but has been in the soccer game for years, as her favorite hobby turned into her career. “I dread the day I have to get a ‘real’ job,” Wieger joked. “I don’t know anyt...

Seasoned senior poised to lead Gators to successful season by example

SF State Gators' senior forward Autumn Fox (4) slide tackles a Wildcat player during their 2-1 loss against Central Washington University at Cox Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. (Brenna Cruz/Xpress)

Terence Scott
September 16, 2016
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Her coach describes her as dynamic. Her teammates describe her as a leader. She describes herself as a hard worker. Autumn Fox is a senior forward for the SF State women’s soccer team. Over the course of her four-and-a-half-year experience on campus, she has seen the program make some big changes a...

Women’s soccer draws against the Vulcans in third overtime game of the season

Hawaii Hilo Vulcan player Alexandra Marin, #11, slides to block a cross by San Francisco Gator player Kelsey Wetzstein, #21, at Cox Stadium Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014. Sara Gobets/Xpress.

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
October 22, 2014
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With the season dwindling down for the SF State women’s soccer team, the Gators have become accustomed to overtime matches, after a 0-0 draw with the Hawaii-Hilo Vulcans. Wednesday’s finish marked the Gator’s third overtime game in a row, however it was not just a game between the Gators and...

Gators hobble off the field after draw with UC San Diego

SF State player Autumn Fox tries to steal the ball from Megan Kisslan during a home game against Cal Poly Pomona Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The Gators lost 1-0 against the Broncos.

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
October 19, 2014
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After 110 minutes of grueling back-and-forth action between the SF State women’s soccer team and the UC San Diego Tritons, Sunday afternoon's match ended in a 0-0 draw, and marked the first of the season for the Gators. Once again, SF State’s offense struggled throughout the game after only...

Women’s soccer loses against Cal Poly after returning from three game road trip

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
October 17, 2014
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After winning two of three games on its latest road trip, the women’s soccer team returned home Friday in hopes of continuing its winning ways, but lost to Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 1-0 in overtime. Despite being outplayed for the first 15 minutes of the game, the Gators managed to take control of...

Women’s soccer team end winning streak with first loss of the season to Stanislaus

SF State Gators vs. Cal State Stanislaus Warriors play at Cox Stadium at SF State Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Gators lost 0-1.

Alejandro Galicia Diaz
September 26, 2014
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The SF State Gators (5-2) suffered its first loss of the season at home to No. 3 Cal State Stanislaus by a score of 1-0. The Gators came into the match with an impressive 5-1 record, and a 3-0 record at home. However, the team couldn’t hold off undefeated Cal State Stanislaus Warriors (7-0) and...

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