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Gators return to Maloney Field disappoints, drop series opener 8-11

Gators return to Maloney Field disappoints, drop series opener 8-11

Brandon Tanguma
April 19, 2019
Filed under Latest, Sports

Defense and pitching cost the Gators their Thursday, April 18 series-opener against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters and their overdue return to Maloney Field. This was the first game the Gators have played at Maloney Field since the team’s Feb. 12 doubleheader against Simpson University. With...

Maloney Field looks more like The Swamp to start the year

Maloney Field looks more like The Swamp to start the year

Brandon Tanguma
March 4, 2019
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The 2019 SF State baseball season has gotten off to a soggy start, as rain has affected every home game for the Gators thus far. Maloney Field is the home to the Gators, but recent rain has forced the team to cancel, postpone and even relocate to Chico State to “host” the Wildcats. In 2017, ...

Gators return to Maloney Field for first home conference series

Gators return to Maloney Field for first home conference series

Brandon Tanguma
February 22, 2019
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Note: Friday’s matchup verses Chico State has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. The Gators look to avenge a 2018 sweep when they take on the Chico State Wildcats this weekend in a four-game series at Maloney Field. SF State is coming off a rain-shortened series against Sono...

SF State to remove baseball field, tennis court

Maloney Field and the tennis courts are set to be replaced by an eco-space, consisting of a large grassy recreation area, a creek and an amphitheater by 2035 according to the campus master plan. (Travis Wesley/Special to the Golden Gate Xpress)

Lorenzo Morotti
October 16, 2018
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SF State plans to replace its baseball field and tennis courts with a new “eco-space,” leaving the baseball team to move to a high school stadium. The plan, which appears in the Future State 2035 campus master plan, is slated to happen sometime in the next five to 10 years. Vice President of Unive...

Outfielder’s layout catch highlighted on SportsCenter

Vincent Fausone IV
April 22, 2015
Filed under Sports

Lying dazed on the grass in deep center field with a baseball nestled in the webbing of his glove, Nick Jackson could not hear the fans in Maloney Field’s wooden bleachers as they yelled out the distinct tune that precedes ESPN’s sports highlight videos. SF State’s leadoff hitter would have...

PREVIEW: SF State women's soccer team returns to field with renewed confidence

PREVIEW: SF State women's soccer team returns to field with renewed confidence

Godofredo Vasquez
September 5, 2012
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After a disappointing 2011 season, the SF State women's soccer team is ready to prove last year was a fluke. The Gators will start the 2012 season with 18 returners, 10 new players and the chemistry needed to reach the playoffs as they did in 2010. University women's soccer head coach Jack Hyde knows that for the team to reach playoff form, player...

SF State sports fields get much needed makeovers

SF State sports fields get much needed makeovers

Heather Ito
September 5, 2012
Filed under Sports

Student athletes no longer need to worry about lumpy fields, tall forest-like grass or surprise water puddles. Starting this season, athletes will have the satisfaction of playing on well-kept fields now that Cox Stadium, Maloney Field and the softball field have undergone much needed makeovers by...

SF State athletes must cope with run-down field at Cox Stadium

Jamie R Wells
September 26, 2011
Filed under Sports

In feel-good sports movies, the big game is always a visual and emotional treat. The stands are packed with fans, the players are dripping sweat and the field is pristine. Never do you see dry patches or uneven surfaces, but at SF State that is what athletes face every day. Blame the budget, blame t...

Gators pitcher follows family to the field

Al Scott
May 3, 2011
Filed under Sports

Just one year after being placed in the first-team All-NorCal selection at San Jose City College, junior pitcher Matthew Cummins packed his bags and headed up the US-101 freeway to SF State where he would begin a new chapter in his baseball career. Knowing that his uncle was leading the team at the s...

Gators split series against Cal Poly Pomona

Jackson Kritsch, 4, Infielder, receives the ball from Rudy Aguilar, 7, infielder which lead to two outs against the Cal Poly Branco's at the Maloney Field in San Francisco, Calif. on March 8th, 2020. (Daniel Da Silveira / / Golden Gate Xpress)

Grady Duggan
March 9, 2020
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After losing the series against top team UC San Diego last weekend, SF State’s baseball team bounced back this past weekend by splitting their season against Cal Poly Pomona, last season’s California Collegiate Athletic Association champion. This series allowed the Gators to remain in fourth plac...

Gators baseball team sweeps first series of the year

Grady Duggan
February 12, 2020
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Baseball season is officially underway, and it did not take long for San Francisco State to get off to a hot start. The Gators had their first home series of the season and won all four games against the visiting Simpson Red Hawks. Beginning on Friday, Feb. 7, the two teams played four times and the...

Slumping Gators swept on Senior Day, postseason awaits club

Slumping Gators swept on Senior Day, postseason awaits club

Brandon Tanguma
May 7, 2019
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Sonoma State swept the Gators on Senior Day, Saturday, continuing SF State baseball’s slump as it heads into the postseason. Prior to the regular season finale, SF State recognized its 10 seniors: Brady Dorn, Colin Gabel, Trevor Greenley, Ethan Lageson, Harley Lopez, David Mansell, Jeff Piver, Shaq R...

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