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New faces flood athletic department

New faces flood athletic department

Vincent Fausone IV
August 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

The moving boxes sat freshly unpacked in the offices of three recently-hired SF State head coaches after a busy summer of personnel decisions for second-year Athletic Director Charles Guthrie and the SF State Athletic Department. Softball coach Lisa Allen, baseball coach Tony Schifano and women's soccer coach Tracy Hamm were off-camp...

Men’s baseball ends season with emotional win for graduating seniors

Men’s baseball ends season with emotional win for graduating seniors

Vincent Fausone IV
May 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Gators turned a 7-2 punishment of the league-leading Cal Poly Pomona Broncos into a dramatic final act for the seniors that took to Maloney Field for the last time on Sunday. One-by-one, the nine graduating baseball players were pulled out of their final game, until only the team’s younger...

Closing pitcher breaks 20-year record in career saves

Closing pitcher breaks 20-year record in career saves

Hannah Mullins
April 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

Standing at 6 feet and 3 inches tall, Cory Davis is a right-handed pitcher for the SF State men’s baseball team. Davis is 23 years old, loves baseball and country music and is also recognized as a record-breaking athlete. Davis saved his 17th game after the double header against Cal State Dominguez...

Men’s baseball hold onto early lead to beat Chico State Wildcats

Vincent Fausone IV
April 17, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Gators clung to a first-inning lead through the next eight frames of their Friday home game against the Chico State Wildcats, staving off the visitors with poised pitching and thrilling fielding en route to a 4-3 victory. "A lot of things went right today and it was a great win for us," said SF...

Men’s baseball kickoff home stance with loss against Academy of Art

Men’s baseball kickoff home stance with loss against Academy of Art

John Montoya
April 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

The SF State Gators baseball team began a six-game home stand with a 8-4 loss to the visiting Academy of Art Urban Knights in a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon. The Urban Knights struck first with four runs in the second inning off of starting pitcher Ryan Romero. In the bottom of the...

Gators on track to playoff berth halfway through season

Gators on track to playoff berth halfway through season

John Montoya
March 31, 2015
Filed under Sports

The combination of good offense and defense has pulled the SF State men's baseball team from a rocky 2-8 start to winning eight of their last twelve games, giving them a renewed focus to make playoffs. The Gators had trouble winning at home early in the season, losing their first five games at Mal...

Superstitions are key to players mental success

Superstitions are key to players mental success

John Montoya
March 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

Through a fan’s perspective, baseball is a game all about stats, strikeouts and home runs, but to the players, superstitions and rituals play a large part. From not stepping on the foul line when entering and exiting a baseball field to clothing choices, superstitions and rituals have come hand-in-hand...

Men’s baseball closes out weekend with series split

Men’s baseball closes out weekend with series split

Vincent Fausone IV
March 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

A ninth-inning barrage of Gators' offense wasn’t enough to erase CSU Los Angeles’ lead in a 5-4 loss on Sunday, preventing SF State from besting the red-hot Golden Eagles in a four-game series. After eight scoreless innings, the Gators’ offense came to life, producing four runs off of hits from...

Offense comes alive for men’s baseball in win over Cal State Los Angeles

Offense comes alive for men’s baseball in win over Cal State Los Angeles

John Montoya
February 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

The SF State baseball team kicked off its long string of division play with a Friday afternoon 9-5 win over the visiting Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles. The Gators were led by senior Mark Lindsay’s three hit day and starting pitcher Nolan Sheridan’s strong pitching performance. SF State...

Pitcher bounces back from surgery, stronger than ever

Pitcher bounces back from surgery, stronger than ever

John Montoya
February 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

Under the parched and sweltering desert sky, Gators' pitcher Peter Reyes could feel the strands of his ligaments tear with each heave of the ball to home plate. Ignoring the pain only made matters worse for the junior pitcher and eventually his elbow gave out. It was inevitable that he would...

Friendship plays vital role in leading team

Friendship plays vital role in leading team

John Montoya
February 17, 2015
Filed under Sports

Building their friendship since the beginning of their Gator baseball career, senior starters Danny Souza and Mark Lindsay have used that camaraderie to influence the baseball squad with their leadership. On and off the field, Souza and Lindsay encourage teammates to arrive early to practice, make...

Many campus athletes struggle to keep up with expensive city and lack of financial aid

Curtis Uemura
May 13, 2014
Filed under Sports

Justine Hernandez scored the game-winning overtime goal in SF State soccer’s season opener September 5. By the end of October she stopped appearing in games. By January she was off the team. Hernandez was forced to quit the team in order to work full time and pay for her tuition. “I was already on...

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