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Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Softball and track and field athletes named Gators of the Week

Ildar Sabirov
April 29, 2019
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A dominant weekend from SF State softball and track and field athlete Maya Cook earn them Gator of the Week honors for the week of April 22 the athletic department announced on Monday. Junior Michelle Castro and freshman Brylynn Vallejos helped lead Gators softball to their second-ever CCAA postsea...

Past and present: The composition of a championship gators team

Past and present: The composition of a championship gators team

Vincent Fausone IV
September 30, 2015
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Four teams in SF State history hold the honor of being the University's most successful squads ever assembled. While each group had a unique approach to collecting championships, the teams share certain traits that contributed to their accomplishments. Based off data compiled from the SF State sports...

Women’s softball show midseason offensive progress

SF State Gator infielder Lucy Fernandez tags a Cal State San Bernardino runner out at third base in game one of a doubleheader at SFSU Softball Field Friday, March 20. (David Henry / Xpress)

Vincent Fausone IV
March 31, 2015
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Looking out over the pock-marked infield, coach Cristina Byrne measured the expressions on the faces beneath purple SFSU visors. The white bases of SF State’s softball diamond were already stained reddish-brown by the cleats of the visiting Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes. It was the second inning...

Women’s softball drop four at home, despite offensive improvement

SF Gators player Selina Rodriguez, #24, doubles during the second game of a double header against Cal State Dominguez Hills on March 6, 2015. (Sara Gobets / Xpress)

Vincent Fausone IV
March 12, 2015
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Despite making strides towards being more effective on offense, the Gators dropped four straight to the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros in two double-headers on Friday (2-5, 3-10) and Saturday (5-9 ,0-5) . Junior Jennifer Lewis nearly doubled her number of hits for the season during the weekend,...

Women’s softball drop four at home, optimistic on upcoming road trip

Sophomore Tori Bellin (#16) embraces junior Jenny Obbema (#5) after she pitched one of six shutout innings . Humboldt  takes both games in the doubleheader, winning  game one 4-0  before taking the nightcap 6-1 in game two.  (Angelica Ekeke / Xpress)

Vincent Fausone IV
February 23, 2015
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Despite playing some of their sharpest ball of the season, the Gators were overwhelmed by a potent Humboldt State Lumberjacks offense, dropping four straight games on Friday (0-4, 1-6) and Saturday's (1-9, 1-9) double-headers against the current conference leaders. "I don't think that the scores reflected...

Humboldt State Lumberjacks defeat Gators in doubleheader

Humboldt State Lumberjacks defeat Gators in doubleheader

Xpress Staff
March 22, 2013
Filed under News, Sports

By Frank Leal The SF State Women's softball team faced off against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks in a doubleheader ending in defeat for the Gators on Friday, March 22, 2013. Both teams had dueling pitchers leaving each other little room to make it back to home plate. Gator pitcher Emily Gibson (4) stun...

SF State softball team splits doubleheader of three-game series against Grand Canyon

SF State softball team splits doubleheader of three-game series against Grand Canyon

Alvaro Alfaro
March 10, 2012
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Solid pitching was the key component in both games of the doubleheader Thursday that pitted the SF State women's softball team against the non-conference opponent Grand Canyon Antelopes. The Gators won the first game of the three-game series, but failed to close out the second. The third, and final, game of the series will be played Friday at 11 a.m. at SF St...

SF State softball team splits Saturday doubleheader against UC San Diego

Vonique Stricklen
February 25, 2012
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The women's Gator softball team managed to steal a win from the 10th ranked UC San Diego Tritons at home on Saturday. The doubleheader allowed for both teams to come out with a win. Though Gators managed to pull out a win on Saturday in the four-game series that spanned two days, glitches from F...

SF State alumnus Ernie Munoz returns as softball coach

SF State alumnus Ernie Munoz returns as softball coach

Alvaro Alfaro
February 8, 2012
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Collegiate athletes are lucky to be remembered through honorary mentions or record-breaking seasons. Upon graduation, most athletes leave their respective colleges and reflect on their team members and coaching staff fondly, but rarely do these players get to again be a part of sports at their alma mater. That precise opportunity was presented to SF...

Men's cross country team places first at SF State Invitational, women's team places fourth

Men's cross country team places first at SF State Invitational, women's team places fourth

Mike Bebernes
October 7, 2011
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Captains Brian Trejo and Tyler Deniston led the SF State men’s cross country team to its fourth straight win at the San Francisco State Invitational Friday afternoon.  Zuleima Jimenez finished third in the women’s race to lead her team to a fourth place finish in the event held at Speedway Meadow ...

Women’s track and field wins back-to-back CCAA title, program earns Gator of the Week honors

Women’s track and field wins back-to-back CCAA title, program earns Gator of the Week honors

Ildar Sabirov
May 6, 2019
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For a second-straight year, the SF State Women’s Track and Field team are crowned California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) champions, which earned the entire program Gator of the Week honors for the week of April 29 - May 5, the athletic department announced on Monday, May 6. Gators wom...

Student Athletes Awarded at Annual Banquet

SF State men's cross country team stand on the stage during student athlete awards banquet at SF State Student Event Center Tuesday, May.10. (Qing Huang/Xpress)

Christopher Contreras
May 11, 2016
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After practically living in their practice and game uniforms for an entire season, SF State student athletes got to dress up and put on their best for the end of the year Student Athlete Banquet. Held Tuesday night, laughter and excitement filled the air as athletes entered the Annex 1 on State Drive,...

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