22 Oct 2014

Volleyball mid season review: Fall 2014

Going into the season, the SF State volleyball team had 33 votes on the coach’s poll to finish in last place. Here at the midpoint, the team defied the bottom-feeder

Bria Morgan (20) of the SF State Gators spikes the ball back to the CSU San Dominguez Hills Toros during a match Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. The Gators won the match 3-0.
19 Oct 2014

Gators break season-long Saturday losing streak

The SF State volleyball team ended its winless Saturday streak yesterday with a three set sweep over visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills. The Gators came out ferocious in the first

The Gators rejoice after defeating Cal State L.A 3-1 in San Francisco Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.
18 Oct 2014

Gators add another Friday night win to the list, hope for a successful Saturday

The SF State volleyball team continued to dominate Friday-night games yesterday, after the team won its eighth game of the season over visiting Cal State L.A. in four sets. The

17 Oct 2014

Gators find solid balance between sports and athletics

Though the reality of life for many SF State students has become the delicate balance between a job and school work, student athletes often substitute a paying job for the

Kaileen Mejia (17) of the SF State Gators spikes the ball through Cal State Stanislaus Warrior blockers Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The Gators lost the match 0-3. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.
13 Oct 2014

Gators volleyball loses against Stanislaus, struggles to win back to back games

The SF State women’s volleyball team dropped the second game of a back to back saturday night to one of the divisions worst teams, Cal State Stanislaus, in straight sets.

11 Oct 2014

Gators volleyball wins a crucial game against Chico State Wildcats

SF State’s volleyball team picked up a crucial home win over the visiting Chico State Wildcats in four sets last night at the swamp. Behind a strong performance from Jaclyn

Jessica Nicerio of the San Francisco State Gators digs the ball back into play during a match against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. The Gators won the match 3-2 Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.
26 Sep 2014

Volleyball team wins game against Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

After falling behind 2-1, the SF State Volleyball team picked up a thrilling five set match over the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos last Friday at the Swamp. Both teams exchanged

22 Sep 2014

Volleyball team keeps positive after loss to Humboldt Lumberjacks

The SF State women’s volleyball team lost to the Humboldt State University Lumberjacks in four sets last Saturday. The game started rough for the Gators, with the team playing more

Jessica Nicerio (left), Melissa Horton (center) and Arianna Cruz (right) are ecstatic when the Gators score the winning point during a game against Cal State San Bernardino at The Swamp Friday night, Sept. 19. SF State beat the Coyotes 3-2.
20 Sep 2014

Lady Gators win their first volleyball match against CSU San Bernardino since 1992

The SF State women’s volleyball team upset No. 7 ranked c in five sets Friday night to claim its second conference win of the season, breaking a 28-game losing streak against

Coach Jill Muhe (left) and graduating seniors (left to right) Jazmine Williams, Melissa Horton and Jacquie Brice.
09 Sep 2014

Volleyball team begins semester with a court full of young players, three veterans

After a long offseason, SF State’s volleyball team looks to its small group of veterans to lead a large group of girls. Jazmine Williams, Jacquie Brice and Melissa Horton are

Bria Morgan of the San Francisco State Gators prepares to spike back the ball during a match against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. The Gators won the match 3-2 Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Martin Bustamante / Xpress.
02 Sep 2014

Volleyball loses to UCSD Tritons, ending home stand with 3-1

SF State ended their home stand with 3-1 set loss to No. 19th ranked UC San Diego, bringing the Gators record over the last four games to 2-2. SF State

09 Oct 2013

Volleyball coach returns home to lead Gators team

SF State volleyball coach Jill Muhe’s greatest victory was technically a loss. In the middle of her professional beach volleyball career at a tournament in Santa Barbara in 2005, Muhe

08 Oct 2013

Volleyball digs for a cure, comes up with win

Every October, collegiate athletes nationwide put their own school colors to the side, and don pink gear in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. SF State volleyball is no stranger to

24 Sep 2013

Women’s volleyball loses both matches in home opener

The Gators were underdogs in their own house this past weekend, losing to nationally ranked teams UC San Diego (#8) and Cal State San Bernardino (#22) in their first two

10 Sep 2013

Women’s volleyball starts season with championship

Led by new head coach, Jill Muhe, SF State volleyball started its season on a high note this past weekend as champions of the Cal State Monterey Bay Otter Classic.

04 Sep 2013

Gator volleyball rallies with new coach

[HTML1] Team chemistry is the first priority for new volleyball Head Coach Jill Muhe. Muhe looks to lead the mix of newcomers and returners to another winning season. The team

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

21 May 2013

Student athletes gear up for summer training

With the semester coming to a close, it’s time for those overstressed, overworked students to unwind and kickback in the summer glory. But for student athletes, the end of the

12 Dec 2012

Student Iris Tolenada leaves lasting impression for Gator women's volleyball

She is the first person in school history to get MVP in women’s volleyball and second student athlete to earn California Collegiate Athletic Association’s MVP honors in any sport. SF

04 Nov 2012

Women's volleyball suffers sweep during last home game against Cal State LA

The final home game of the season proved to be unlucky as the SF State women’s volleyball team suffered a sweep at the hands of visiting Cal State LA Saturday

03 Nov 2012

Gator women's volleyball sweeps Toros with 3-0 win

Coming off the momentum from a Halloween victory, the SF State women’s volleyball team stayed hot, sweeping Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday night. The Gators extended their winning streak to four,

27 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball sweeps Cal State Stanislaus 3-0

In true Gator fashion, the SF State women’s volleyball team brought a balanced effort to knock off visiting Cal State Stanislaus in a three-set sweep Saturday night for the second

27 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball pummels Chico State in 3-1 win

Emotions ran high in the final moments as the crowd cheered loudly on their feet after SF State spiked the final kill of the match, defeating Chico State in a thrilling four

14 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball edged out by Cal Poly Pomona in fourth set

Down by seven points and on the brink of elimination, the Gator women’s volleyball team came roaring back against Cal Poly Pomona but were outlasted in the final fourth set Saturday

13 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball sweep Humboldt State

With the color pink scattered everywhere for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the team beaming with confidence, the women’s volleyball team swept Humboldt State to tie for first place again in conference

07 Oct 2012

Gator volleyball bounces back in full swing with sweep against UC San Diego

Getting back into action, the SF State women’s volleyball team swept visiting UC San Diego Saturday night to hold onto second place in CCAA conference standings. SF State finished 2-1

05 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball loses first place ranking against Cal State San Bernardino

An early lead for the SF State women’s volleyball team wasn’t enough to hold off visitors Cal State San Bernardino Friday night. SF State and San Bernardino were tied for

04 Oct 2012

Gator women's volleyball snatches lead in CCAA conference standings

Taking down a top contender was the agenda Wednesday night as the SF State women’s volleyball team defeated Sonoma State in five sets to claim first place in conference play.

19 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball player Kelly Ostello boosts team spirit

The ball flies high into the air, spinning slowly above the net. She starts her approach by locking and loading her right arm, waiting for her moment to spring into

16 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball knocks out Cal State Monterey Bay in another win

Sweeping might just become routine for the women’s volleyball team as they took care of Cal State Monterey Bay Saturday night. SF State stays undefeated in the opening weekend of

15 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball edges out win against Cal State East Bay

Conference play opened last night for the women’s volleyball team as they took on Cal State East Bay and won another tough match against their division rivals. The Gators managed

09 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball finish Route 92 Showdown on high note

The women’s volleyball team started day two of the Route 92 Showdown with another heartbreaking loss to Cal Baptist, but later held on to sweep their second opponent, Notre Dame

07 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball lose winning streak to Fresno Pacific at Route 92 Showdown

The women’s volleyball team opened the Route 92 Showdown with a hard-fought win against Academy of Art, only to fall to Fresno Pacific later in the evening. The Gators had

04 Sep 2012

SF State women's volleyball defeats Seattle Pacific in opening home game

The women’s volleyball team opened their season with a victory on the home front against Seattle Pacific Tuesday night. The Gators put up a season-high 60 kills and maintained a

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15 Nov 2011

Injured SF State athletes struggle with school, health and commitment to team

No one joins a team to sit on the bench, but for SF State’s injured student athletes, that’s exactly where they find themselves. Student athletes already juggle school, sports and

11 Nov 2011

SF State volleyball falls to nationally-ranked Sonoma State

The Gators couldn’t prevent history from repeating itself as the University’s volleyball team surrendered a 3-0 sweep to nationally-ranked #23 Sonoma State Friday night in Rohnert Park, Calif. In the