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First February Gators of the week announced

A basketball lies in the gym at SF State as the men's basketball team prepares to begin its season Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Brandon Tanguma
February 13, 2019
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For the week of Feb. 4-10, graduate guard Jordan Balser, senior wrestler Jordan Gurrola and senior first baseman/outfielder, Harley Lopez have been named Gators of the Week, the athletic department announced on Monday. Balser scored a career-high 31 points on 12-of-15 shooting, including going 4-of-5 from beyond t...

Gators looking to get back in the win column, push for postseason

Madison Corder jukes past Anchorage's defense during the Gators match-up at SF State on Sunday, Nov. 11. (Tristen Rowean/Golden Gate Xpress)

Alejandro Navarro
February 13, 2019
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The SF State women’s basketball team will play Cal State East Bay on Thursday, Feb 14th in Hayward, California. The Gators will look to end their six-game losing streak finally. The team was victorious in their last meeting against the Pioneers on Monday, Dec. 17, 69-60 at The Swamp. The Gators cam...

Gators wrestling drowns Menlo College with bonus points 23-15 on Senior Night.

Ildar Sabirov
February 12, 2019
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Gator wrestlers decimated Menlo College with bonus points in a 23-15 win on Senior Night on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Swamp. The Gator grapplers started out sluggish, wrestling defensively while Menlo wrestlers pressed their attacks. “In wrestling, you wanna get out there, and you want to go forward...

Sonoma State humbles Gators in home loss

Sonoma State humbles Gators in home loss

Alejandro Navarro
February 12, 2019
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The women’s basketball team came out flat in their loss to Sonoma State 78-65 at The Swamp Saturday. The Gators fell behind from the start of the game, trailing by eight points by the end of the first quarter. They fell by as much as 11 points with 1:25 to play in the first. “We weren’t sharing...

Gators win 6-3 in rainy season opener

Brandon Tanguma
February 11, 2019
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Despite two rain delays, the baseball team won its abbreviated season opener on Saturday against the Concordia Cavaliers 6-3 in seven innings. The game started Friday morning but was postponed during the top of the fourth due to rain and resumed on Saturday at 11 p.m. The Cavaliers jumped ...

Gators baseball hosts Concordia Cavaliers after false start earlier in week

Gators outfielder Jacob Lopez (10 - far right) smiles as he high-fives his teammates during a baseball game between the SF State Gators and the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes at Maloney Field at SF State on Saturday, Apr. 1, 2017 (Aaron Levy-Wolins/Xpress).

Robert Juarez
February 8, 2019
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After being washed out by the rain this past Tuesday, the Gators’ baseball team’s season opener is slated to take place this Friday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m., against the Concordia Cavaliers (2-2) in a non-conference match-up. The Gators enter the 2019 season looking to expand off of the team’s succe...

Gators eyeing season sweep against Sonoma State

The Gators cheer after scoring during the Gators’ game against Cal State San Bernardino held at SF State on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Alejandro Navarro
February 7, 2019
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The SF State women’s basketball team faces the Sonoma State Seawolves on Saturday, Feb. 9 at The Swamp. The Gators come into the game riding a five-game losing streak but did beat Sonoma in their first meeting by a score of 67-56 back on Jan. 12 in Rohnert Park. The win against Sonoma State was the ...

Three Gators recognized with Gator of the Week Honors

Gator Jiday Ugbaja shoots the ball with Penguin Ezra Talbert trying to block him at the men’s basketball game against the Penguins on Nov. 10, 2018. Penguin Ryan Hiepler and Gator Kenny Macklin are pictured to the right.
(Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ildar Sabirov
February 6, 2019
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A trio of Gators were awarded Gator of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 28, after a victory-filled weekend for SF State, the athletic department announced on Monday. Senior Alexis Henry, graduate Jiday Ugbaja and freshman Brylynn Vallejos helped Gators athletics to a flawless week of softball ...

Gators wrestling garner national recognition with NWCA Division II vote

Joshua Villaflor goes head to head with a player from the New Mexico Highlands in the Swamp at SF State on Friday, Jan. 25.

Mason Bissada
February 6, 2019
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The SF State wrestling team earned national recognition on Monday, as the program received a vote in the fourth 2018-19 NCAA Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Team and individual rankings presented by the United States Marine Corps, the athletic department announced Monday. “You don’t want ...

Second half surge not enough as Gators lose to Golden Eagles

Second half surge not enough as Gators lose to Golden Eagles

Robert Juarez
February 4, 2019
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The SF State Gators women’s basketball team entered Thursday’s contest against the Cal State University Los Angeles Golden Eagles on a three-game losing streak, but were in good shape to end it facing the Golden Eagles - losers of eight straight. However, the Golden Eagles came in and looked like a team that w...

Gators hope speed is the key to success in 2019 for softball program

A softball player wears her Mizuno cleats for the annual alumni game at the Softball Field on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
February 4, 2019
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A young and speedy SF State softball team looks to take the next step in 2019 after falling short of the postseason last year. The Gators had a 24-31 record last year in Alicia Reid’s first season as head coach. The team finished sixth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a 19-21 c...

Gators rugby battles University of Nevada-Reno Wolf Pack in a Pacific West showdown this Saturday

Ildar Sabirov
February 1, 2019
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Gators rugby looks to continue the successful start to its season in a Pacific West Conference bout against the University of Nevada-Reno this Saturday at the Pollicita Soccer Field in Daly City. After handling the San Jose State Spartans 32-27 in their season opener Jan. 26, the Gators hope to tame...

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