Spartans and Falcons clash for a spot in the tournament

In its most crucial series of the season, San Jose State baseball welcomes Air Force to Municipal Stadium for its final three games of the regular season. The Spartans (23-28, 13-14 MW) are tied for third place in the Mountain West standings with UNLV and need to take two of three games against the Falcons … More Spartans and Falcons clash for a spot in the tournament

Backhand Wonder

Three of 100. Only three of the top 100 women in professional tennis implement the one-handed backhand stroke during their play, according to the New York Times. Miyo Kobayashi, a junior on San Jose State’s tennis team, is one of only a few Division I tennis players to have mastered the unique shot. Since the … More Backhand Wonder

Spartans fall in final non-conference game

San Jose State baseball outhit Saint Mary’s College, but couldn’t plate enough runners in its 7-3 non-conference loss. The Spartans (23-28, 13-14 MW) dropped their second game of the season to the Gaels (31-20, 14-10 WCC) and went 2-6 against West Coast Conference opponents all season. Sophomore right hander Josh Zanger took the mound for … More Spartans fall in final non-conference game

Baseball splits series in San Diego with 6-4 extra-inning win Sunday

A four hit, five RBI game for Johnny Mendoza led San Jose State baseball to a 6-4 win over San Diego State Sunday. The Spartans (23-27, 13-14 MW) split the series with the Aztecs (35-17, 17-10 MW) and remained tied for third place in the Mountain West standings with UNLV. The sophomore hit a game … More Baseball splits series in San Diego with 6-4 extra-inning win Sunday

Swiech’s 5.1 innings of work carry Spartans past Aztecs

San Jose State baseball snapped its nine-game losing streak to San Diego State after its 3-2 win Friday night. The Spartans’ (22-25, 12-12 MW) three-run third inning and stellar pitching solidified the win over the Aztecs (33-16, 15-9 MW). Senior right hander Jake Swiech (3-3) made his eighth start of the season and had one … More Swiech’s 5.1 innings of work carry Spartans past Aztecs

Cantu crushes first career HR in 5-3 loss to Cal Poly

A two-run lead going into the fifth inning wasn’t enough for San Jose State baseball as it dropped its non-conference matchup 5-3 to Cal Poly Wednesday night. The Spartans (21-25, 11-12 MW) were out hit 14-7 by the Mustangs (22-25, 8-7 BW) and stranded eight baserunners. “Cal Poly is a good team in the Big … More Cantu crushes first career HR in 5-3 loss to Cal Poly

Baseball looks to stay hot in San Luis Obispo Wednesday night

Red-hot San Jose State baseball travels to San Luis Obispo to face Cal Poly for a non-conference matchup Wednesday night. The Spartans (21-24, 11-12 MW) faced the Mustangs (21-25, 8-7 BW) earlier this season at home and took away a 7-4 win. Riding a two-game and four-series win-streak, the Spartans have climbed four spots in … More Baseball looks to stay hot in San Luis Obispo Wednesday night