21 Feb 2018

Started from the mat, now we’re here

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.

29 Jan 2018

A pair of Gators finish first in 41st Annual California Collegiate Open

SF State wrestling head coach Jason Welch is wrapping up the tail end of the season on a strong note. On Saturday, Jan. 27, SF State’s wrestling team placed third

13 Nov 2017

Former wrestling coach alleges discrimination

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,

30 Oct 2017

New Gator wrestling coach takes a chomp at legacy

Being the new kid at school is never comfortable, but for the new men’s wrestling head coach, replacing a legend of over 30 years is a challenge he has accepted

15 Mar 2016

Gators’ battle for All-American status comes up short

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

08 Mar 2016

Wrestlers continue streak of nationals qualifiers

For the 53rd year in a row, the SF State wrestling program is sending a wrestler to nationals. Junior Sam Alnassiri and true freshman Fern Giron will be representing SF

09 Feb 2016

Wrestlers ready to throw down at major tournament

With a 52-year tradition on the line, the SF State wrestling team is looking to send a wrestler to nationals for a 53rd straight year. The NCAA Division II Super Region

07 Feb 2016

Gators seniors honored before dual meet clash

The Gators won one of their two meets during their last home matches of the season. SF State defeated Simon Fraser University, 33-14 and lost to Colorado Mesa University, 23-14. Before

03 Feb 2015

Gators wrestling keeps chance at Nationals alive

The SF State wrestling team has had its highs and lows throughout the season, but remain with high momentum as Regionals and Nationals approach. The team started off their season

10 Apr 2014

Wrestling runs through SF State’s siblings’ blood

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

04 Mar 2014

Wrestlers fight extreme altitude for a spot in national championships

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

25 Feb 2014

Gator wrestlers eye chances at national championship

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

05 Feb 2014

One Gator places during injury-plagued California Collegiate Open

  SF State’s Andrew Reggi wrestles Oregon State’s Nate Keeve at the California Collegiate Open, which was held in SF State’s Main Gymnasium, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Reggi won the

31 Jan 2014

Gator wrestling beats Simon Fraser on Senior Day

[set_id=72157640395969173] The nationally 16th-ranked SF State Gators finished strong in their final two home duals of the 2013-2014 season. The first dual against NCAA Division I Cal State Bakersfield finished

27 Jan 2014

Gator wrestling loses to Stanford, team still in top 20

[set_id=72157640207572134] The Gators were unable to ride the momentum of being nationally ranked for the first time all year into a victory over the visiting Stanford Cardinal. SF State fell

22 Oct 2013

Gator Madness rallies fans and athletes for winter sports

  To mark the beginning of winter athletics at SF State, Gator fans and athletes gathered at The Swamp (main gymnasium) to celebrate the first Gator Madness last Friday from

17 Oct 2013

SF State wrestling returns with best recruiting class in years

[set_id=72157636603413454] The Gators will start the 2013 season from a tenth place finish in the NCAA Division II National Championship last year. Three returning wrestlers are expected to lead the

26 May 2013

Graduating SF State athletes discuss life after college

Summer is fast approaching and graduation is lurking around the corner. Many of SF State’s graduating athletes, from cross-country to volleyball, spent most of their college lives deeply involved in