Golden Gate Xpress

Started from the mat, now we’re here

Gabriel Agurcia

February 21, 2018

What a difference a few months can make. After being unsure of the state of their wrestling team coming into 2018, SF State wrestlers are capitalizing on a revitalized program. “Starting the season we were all scared, like...

Former wrestling coach alleges discrimination

Jose Jimenez

November 13, 2017

SF State’s former men’s wrestling coach, hall-of-famer Lars Jensen, has filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleging age discrimination. Former SF State Athletic Director, Charles G...

Gators’ battle for All-American status comes up short

Christopher Contreras

March 15, 2016

The wrestling program ended its season Friday with two national qualifiers competing in the Division II National Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Junior Sam Alnassiri went 1-2, grabbing the 12th spot in his weight c...

Wrestling runs through SF State’s siblings’ blood

Haley Brucato

April 10, 2014

Like all brothers, Zach and Isaiah Jimenez fight from time to time. But unlike most, they battle it out on a wrestling mat. Zach, a senior at SF State, has wrestled alongside his brother his entire career. But this year has be...

Wrestlers fight extreme altitude for a spot in national championships

Haley Brucato

March 4, 2014

Head coach Lars Jensen tells his SF State wrestlers one thing before every match: “Walk in there like you own the place.” Three gator wrestlers did exactly that in the NCAA Division II Super West Region/RMAC Championsh...

Gator wrestlers eye chances at national championship

Taylor LoNigro

February 25, 2014

With the disappointment of both Dylan Phillipy and Isaiah Hurtado missing the national championships last year, the Gators wrestling team approaches the NCAA Division II Super Region Championships this year with a renewed focus on nationals. ...

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