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Mens basketball is keeping the moment going with their win against CSUDH.

Sports Recap

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2021

Men’s basketball earns win against Cal State Dominguez Hills  CSUSM men’s basketball earned a landslide victory against Cal State Dominguez Hills at The Sports Center on Dec.1. The Cougars won...

Coach Jimenez reflects on being a coach during the pandemic.

Women’s basketball coach excited to be back

Kinsey Canez, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

Last year, Renee Jimenez met with her women’s basketball team only via Zoom to discuss everything from binge TV to emerging social justice issues.  In an interview with the CSUSM coach last week,...

Cuccia reflects back on the tough season for men’s soccer.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Jacob Cuccia

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Jacob Cuccia Jacob Cuccia is a fifth-year biological science major at CSUSM. He plays as winger/forward on the men’s soccer team. The 2021 fall season marked his fourth...

Sports Recap 11/24

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2021

Women’s volleyball fall short in CCAA Tournament quarterfinal against SF State  CSUSM women’s volleyball run in the 2021 CCAA Tournament was cut short after facing defeat against San Francisco...

Men’s soccer suffered a gruesome loss against CSUSB, marking the end of their season.

Men’s soccer suffers devastating loss against Cal State San Bernardino

Nijat Mamtimen, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Cal State San Marcos – CSUSM men's soccer team lost 5-0 to Cal State San Bernardino (CSUSB) in their Season Finale on Nov. 4, at Premier Field on CSUSB's campus. The loss means the Cougars failed...

Aragon shares that CSUSM Athletics coaches athletes for life.

Q&A with Sarah Aragon

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

Sarah Aragon is a senior outside back/defender for the women’s soccer team at Cal State San Marcos. Aragon, majoring in business administration with an emphasis in marketing, currently is the president...

Shea’s favorite moment of the season, so far, is winning his home meet.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Men’s Cross Country Runner Shea Vavra

Jaiden Quiroz, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Shea Vavra is a member of the men’s cross country team here at CSUSM. He is a red-shirt senior and is currently majoring in human development. He has been running cross country since 2012  and was recently...

The Tomasetti sisters are eager to grow in their sport while playing at CSUSM.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Ally and Megan Tomasetti

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2021

Twin sisters Ally and Megan Tomasetti are midfielders for the women’s soccer team. Both sisters are kinesiology majors and are just starting their journey at CSUSM this fall. The Tomasetti sisters are...

Laurenzana dedicates herself to cross country and improving on her skills.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Renee Laurenzana

Nijat Mamtimen, Staff Writer September 27, 2021

Renee Laurenzana is a redshirt junior on the women’s track and field and cross-country teams, majoring in biological sciences-physiology. Laurenzana says the team is a motivation for her to train and...

Kassy Doering (#12) is entering her senior season with CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Kassy Doering

Tania Ortiz, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Kassy Doering is a fifth-year computer science major at CSUSM. Doering is a middle blocker for CSUSM Women’s Volleyball team and has played on the team since the Fall 2017 season. COVID-19 put a strain...

Corbin Thaete (#3) feels good to be back on the field playing soccer for CSUSM following the pandemic.

Athlete Spotlight: Q&A with Corbin Thaete

Marbella Ramirez, News Editor September 12, 2021

Corbin Thaete is a defender for the Men’s Soccer team at CSUSM. Thaete is a defender for the team and has been playing soccer for CSUSM since the Fall 2019 season. What is something that makes...

Phillip Dorado’s favorite competition as a student athlete was when his team made it to West Regionals in 2019.

Life After Graduation: Q&A with Phillip Dorado

Brittney Scardina, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Phillip Dorado is a graduating senior on the men’s track and field and cross country team majoring in economics. He says he will miss all the friendships and connections he has made through CSUSM. Dorado...

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