Eugene, Oregon - San Diego State’s Nahum Mendoza III (San Diego, Calif.) shot a 3-under-par 67 on Friday to lead the Aztec men’s golf team during the opening round of the 2016 NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club. With his total, the SDSU junior grabbed a share of the lead individually with South Carolina’s Will Starke and Theo Humphrey of Vanderbilt heading into Saturday’s second round on the par-70, 7,014 yard layout.

Lawrence, California - Ashley Henderson finished second in the 100-meter dash to qualify for the NCAA Championships for the San Diego State track and field team Friday at the NCAA West Prelims in Lawrence, Kansas.

San Diego, California - San Diego State lacrosse matched a program record with nine student-athletes named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic Team, the conference office announced today.

Woodland, California - Seven UC San Diego men's volleyball players have qualified for 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic honors, as announced Wednesday by MPSF executive director Al Beaird. The league recognized a total of 50 student-athletes, with all 12 of its member institutions represented.

San Diego, California - The San Diego State football team is ranked 19th in the Lindy’s Sports College Football National 2016 Preview. According to the magazine, the Aztecs are also picked to win the Mountain West Championship for a second straight year and win another West Division title.

San Diego, California - San Diego State senior shortstop Samantha Camello (Temecula, Calif.) has been named a 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American, the College Sports Information Directors or America (CoSIDA) announced today. Camello was selected to the second team.

San Diego, California - San Diego State has added Valentine Izundu to its men’s basketball roster for the 2016-17 campaign following the approval of his offer of athletic grant-in-aid by the University. As a graduate transfer, the 6-10, 235-pound Izundu will not have to sit out and will be eligible as a senior this upcoming season.