Make that 10: Softball clinches conference championship

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The SDSU softball team celebrates after defeating UNLV to clinch the Mountain West championship. (Stan Lui)

You didn’t think we were done, did you?

The San Diego State softball team defeated UNLV 7-0 on Friday, clinching the Mountain West title and bringing the school’s 2012-13 total to 10 conference championships.

Many were impressed by the statistics in the #SDSUisWinning article, which stated that the Aztecs had won nine conference championships in current academic year.

It also stated that there was potential for more.

SDSU proved that on Friday, shutting out the Rebels and winning its second straight MW championship. Freshmen phenom Danielle O’Toole pitched six scoreless innings and junior Lorena Bauer went 2-for-3 with four RBIs to lead the Aztecs.

With the victory, San Diego State earned the league’s automatic bid for the NCAA tournament, which begins on May 16. Be sure to tune in to the NCAA Division 1 Softball Championship Selection Show on May 12 to find out what seed the Aztecs receive and who they will face.

Go Aztecs!

GoAztecs.com Press Release

SDSU Athletics: We Are Aztecs – MW Champions (VIDEO)

Aztec fans,

A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article titled #SDSUisWinning that showcased the success of our athletic program.

Check out this video from GoAztecs.com, which highlights all of San Diego State’s 2012-2013 Mountain West Champions.


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by Hunter Hewitt

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Megan Jurado to play for Philippines National Team

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Megan Jurado dribbles the ball during the 2012 season. (Stan Lui)

Former San Diego State women’s soccer player and ‘Aztec For Life’ Megan Jurado was selected to the Philippine National Team last week. The Malditas team features 26 women and will compete to qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The team will spend the next three weeks preparing for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, held from May 21-25. Teams will compete for a chance to qualify for the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup, where five teams can then advance to the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada.

Malditas is in Group B in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifier and will face Iran on May 21, Thailand on May 23, and Bangladesh on May 25. The winner of the group will move on to the main draw of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup. The Malditas team is looking to become the first-ever Philippine team to qualify for a Women’s World Cup.

Jurado completed her career this past fall by leading her team to a 21-2-1 record (7-0 MW) and helping it win the Mountain West regular-season and tournament championships. In arguably the best season in school history, the Aztecs advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. Jurado led the team in goals (15), assists (9) and points (39) and was named the MW Offensive Player-of-the-Year and an All-American selection.

Congratulations to Megan!