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Gators wrestling battles Division I Stanford this Saturday.

Gators wrestling battles Division I Stanford this Saturday.

Ildar Sabirov
November 8, 2018
Filed under Sports

Gators wrestling is in for a gargantuan challenge when they travel to Stanford to grapple the D-1 squad this Saturday, Nov. 10. “It’s definitely a big challenge for us,” said SF State head coach Jason Welch. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Gators roster has...

Gators show up to vote

People wait in line at SF State's Seven Hills Conference Center to cast their votes in the Midterm Elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Some students waited in lines for three hours to cast their votes. (Mira Laing/Golden Gate Xpress)

Sebastiaan Molloy
November 6, 2018
Filed under Featured, News

Midterm elections have historically been particularly disappointing with regards to young voter turnout. But this year’s midterm turnout is far higher than typical, and SF State University student voters followed along with the trend today. Students lined up all afternoon and into the night at the pollin...

Gators eliminated in CCAA playoffs, fall to dominant UC San Diego

Gators eliminated in CCAA playoffs, fall to dominant UC San Diego

Brandon Tanguma
November 5, 2018
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UC San Diego defeated SF State 5-0 on Nov. 2 to eliminate the Gators from the conference playoffs. Nationally ranked UC San Diego dominated SF State in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) semifinals. The Tritons dominated offensively, having 22 total shots and 15 shots on goal, while...

Rucki saves Gators from elimination, SF State advances to semifinals

Rucki saves Gators from elimination, SF State advances to semifinals

Brandon Tanguma
October 31, 2018
Filed under News, Sports

Women’s soccer advances to the conference semifinals after surviving a dramatic penalty shootout with Cal State San Marcos on Oct. 30. Despite neither team scoring a goal in the 110 minutes of regulation and overtime, both teams suffered an injury to a key player. In the ninth minute, CSUSM Sophomore...

Gators deliver big win on senior night against Monterey Bay

Gators celebrate on the sidelines on Oct. 27, 2018.
(left to right: Eden Fukushima, Lauren Williams, Kaitlyn Clemann, Sophie Anderson and Jade Gillespie)
(Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
October 31, 2018
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The Gators swept the first place Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Oct. 27 to finish the year with a four-game winning streak at the Swamp and inch closer to a playoff spot. The game had added importance to the Gators because it was their senior night. It was also “dig for a cure” night, where...

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

Gators test themselves in a purple and gold scrimmage

Ildar Sabirov
October 31, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, Sports

Gators wrestling rumbles in a tune-up alumni day scrimmage, giving the crowd 11 battles to watch at the Swamp on Saturday, Oct. 27. SF State’s weight class picture cleared up in Saturday’s exhibition, as many starting weight class spots were up for grabs in many of the matches. “This scrimmage...

Gators hand Chico State first loss, clinch postseason berth

Gators hand Chico State first loss, clinch postseason berth

Brandon Tanguma
October 22, 2018
Filed under Featured, Latest, Sports

Women’s soccer scored a last-minute goal to hand Chico State their first loss of the season and clinch a spot in the postseason for the first time since 2010. SF State defeated the Chico State Wildcats 2-1 on Sunday, Oct. 21 on the last regular season game at Cox Stadium. The Gators overcame an...

Gators close to clinching playoff spot after victory

Gators forward Marriah Perez (9), fights for the ball against Stanislaus State player Autumn Halvorsen during the SF State's women's Soccer game against the Stanislaus State Warriors on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
October 20, 2018
Filed under Sports

Women’s soccer edged out a 1-0 victory against Gators in a game with major playoff implications. With the win, SF State inches closer to securing a playoff spot and are still in the running to host a first round playoff game. SF State is currently in fourth place and has one more conference game...

Gators control their destiny in final conference matches

SF State midfielder Ana Williams races upfield after the opening kick off during the women's soccer home opener against Seattle Pacific on Saturday Sept. 8, 2018. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
October 17, 2018
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The women’s soccer team looks to clinch a home playoff game this weekend as they approach the final two conference matches of the season. The Gators host Stanislaus State on Friday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. and Chico State on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Sunday match against Chico State will also be the Gators'...

Former Gators return to SF State for annual softball alumni game

SF State alumna Jennifer Lewis runs to first base during the annual softball alumni game at the Softball Field on Saturday, Oct. 13. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
October 16, 2018
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The 2019 Gators fell 7-8 to the alumni Gators softball team Saturday, in a game that was stretched to 10 innings to give alumni pitchers to get some playing time, according to head coach Alicia Reid. This is Reid’s second year as head coach at SF State. Reid previously coached at Humboldt State, so she has ...

Gators offense struggles against no. 1 UC San Diego

Gator defender Kylie Schneider and Triton defender Ashlynn Kolarik fight for the ball at the Women's Soccer match between SF State and UC San Diego on Oct. 7, 2018. (Francisca Velasco/Golden Gate Xpress)

Brandon Tanguma
October 10, 2018
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Women’s soccer struggled to find offense in their 1-0 loss to top ranked UC San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 7. The Tritons came into the match ranked No. 1 in the country, but are sure to fall in the rankings after suffering their first loss of the season to Cal State San Marcos on Oct. 3. The Gators...

Gators men’s soccer cruises by Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0

SF State midfielder Brandon Brunac (center) competes for a loose ball against two CSU Dominguez Hills defenders during the Gators dominating win on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)

Ildar Sabirov
October 2, 2018
Filed under Sports

After having scoring troubles for the last four games, the Gators clicked offensively and defensively during their 3-0 Sunday win over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at Cox Stadium. The Gators brought a complete effort to a nationally televised game defined by SF State’s offensive pressure...

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