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Gators split doubleheader with Toros, take season series

Gators split doubleheader with Toros, take season series

Alejandro Navarro
March 25, 2019
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The SF State Gators softball team split a doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills losing 3-11 in extra innings, then winning 11-3 in five innings on Sunday, March 24 at the SF State Softball Field. The Gators have won the season series against the Toros, taking three out of four games. In...

Lopez’s two homers and Mitchell’s complete game earns them Gator of the Week honors

Lopez’s two homers and Mitchell’s complete game earns them Gator of the Week honors

Brandon Tanguma
February 25, 2019
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Senior first baseman/outfielder Harley Lopez and junior pitcher Emily Mitchell have been named Gators of the Week for their stellar performances on the road this weekend. Lopez hit two home runs and drove in five runs in game two of the Gators doubleheader at Chico State on Sunday. SF State swept ...

New season, new home comforts

Robert Jalon
January 31, 2018
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Gator baseball will open the 2018 season with upgrades to Maloney Field, as well as free admission to home games for students. The improvements at The Swamp include an upgraded sound system and speakers, new dugout seats and a larger scoreboard that is still being completed. Maloney has also r...

Clark dominates as Gators finish strong final games of the season

SF Gators pitcher Megan Clark plays against the Holy Names at a home game on April 28, 2017. (Tate Drucker/Xpress)

Reneé Smith
April 29, 2017
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In the final games of the 2017 spring season, SF State women’s softball team walked away with two big wins against the Holy Names University Hawks on Friday at the SF State softball field. Starting pitcher Megan Clark scattered two hits across five innings as the Gators shut out the Hawks 9-0. ...

Gators fall to Monterey Bay in final home series

SF State Gators' senior left-hand pitcher Megan Clark (17) pitches against Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in the 7th inning after the Otters scored 6 points in the 6th inner at the Softball Park of SF State campus on Saturday, April 15, 2017. The Gators lose to the Otters 3-6. (Kin Lee/ Xpress)

Jose Jimenez
April 19, 2017
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The SF State’s women’s softball team came out pumped up for Senior Day, but the excitement died down as the Gators ended up losing to California State University, Monterey Bay 3-6 at home on Saturday, April 15. The reluctancy by head coach Lisa McKinney to proceed with a pitching change proved ...

Redemption shot throws Gators off their game

Senior Gator pitcher, Aryn Guzman (22) throws the first pitch against the Monterey Bay Otters at SF State on Friday April.14, 2017 (Kyler Knox/Xpress)

Jose Jimenez
April 16, 2017
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SF State women’s softball faced the California State University, Monterey Bay Otters in their first two games of ar four game series Friday, April 14 at SF State. Gators pitcher Megan Clark looked different on the mound after several dominant pitching starts giving up one run and two hits in the ...

Gators split series with nationally-ranked Wildcats

SF State Sophomore, INF, Madison Collins (13), runs towards home base as the gators rally to come back from two runs in the bottom of the 4th against the Chico State Wildcats at SF State on March. 15, 2017. (Kyler Knox/Xpress)

Reneé Smith
March 15, 2017
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The Gators battled their hearts out but were unable to shut out nationally-ranked number six Chico State University in the second half of the softball series Wednesday, March 15 at SF State. First game pitcher Megan Clark had a strong hand hovering over the Wildcats and was able to keep them from reachi...

Gators take down sixth in nation in first half of series

SF state Junior, C, Celeste Adriano (12), tags out Junior Chico State Wildcat, Claire Wayne (22) at home play at SF State on March. 13, 2017. (Kyler Knox/Xpress)

Reneé Smith
March 15, 2017
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SF State women’s softball team took an early 2-0 series lead against nationally-ranked Chico State University during Tuesday’s double-header. First game pitcher Megan Clark threw a complete game against the sixth ranking Wildcats, holding them to just four hits and one run in a 4-1 win. Clark was jus...

Gators manage series split in extra innings

Junior catcher Celeste Adriano sends a ball into the outfield for a single against California State University San Marcos on Sat., March 12 in San Francisco, Calif. (Renee Smith/Xpress)

Reneé Smith
March 11, 2017
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SF State’s women’s softball team walked away with a 2-2 record against California State University San Marcos Saturday as they split the final two games. Gator pitcher Lindsey Cassidy put up a strong fight against the Cougars in game one but eventually fell 2-3 after a late rally wasn’t enough...

Swing revolution will take time to reach college ranks

Eli Walsh
March 2, 2017
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Baseball fans are currently witnessing a revolution among hitters in how they swing the bat. Conventional baseball wisdom states that a hitter should swing down on a ball, thus creating backspin and helping it fly. This hitting philosophy is taught from T-ball to the major leagues. Players are told...

Gators fall to Lumberjacks in series

Reneé Smith
February 25, 2017
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SF State women’s softball team dropped their series against number one-ranked Humboldt State University after back-to-back losses today. In game one of the Saturday double-header Gator pitcher Megan Clark allowed four hits and two runs during a complete game. Both the Gators and Lumberjacks remained...

Student athletes help to combat Bay Area hunger

Eli Walsh
February 19, 2017
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SF State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is hosting its seventh annual food drive this week, Feb. 19 through Feb. 25, where proceeds go to the SF-Marin Food Bank. The food drive, started in 2011, asks that all 13 schools in the California Collegiate Athletic Association gather donations that are ...

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