San Ramon, California - University of California San Diego men’s cross country sophomore Elijah Horwitz has been named California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Runner of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. It is Horwitz’s first-career runner of the week honor and the Tritons’ first this season.

Colorado Springs, Colorado - San Diego State football’s John Baron II has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the second career weekly league honor for Baron (also Oct. 20, 2016).

La Jolla, California - The University of California San Diego women's volleyball team will play this week's home matches at Main Gym on the La Jolla campus.

La Jolla, California - Sam Thompson has been waiting for this opportunity. The University of California San Diego redshirt junior goalkeeper may officially be a reserve, but didn't play anything like a backup during the GCC vs. WWPA Challenge Cup last weekend. An Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) Division II First-Team All-American while starting all 25 games last season, Thompson was a standout in victories against No. 10 UC Irvine and No. 8 Pepperdine on Sept. 8.

Albuquerque, New Mexico - San Diego State women’s golfer Gioia Carpinelli (Boppelsen, Switzerland) tied for second place at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational on Tuesday after firing a career-best 4-under-par 68 during the final round at the par-72, 6,317-yard UNM Championship South Course.

Independence, Minnesota - The San Diego State men’s golf team completed its season-opening tournament in 11th place at the Gopher Invitational on Monday after firing a combined 13-over par 297 during the final round at the par-71 Windsong Farm Golf Club.