College Sports

City College of San Francisco sophomore quarterback Jacob Cruz drops back to pass against Shasta in the Golden State Bowl on Nov. 23, 2019. (Eric Sun/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rams ride Cruz, Julien to Golden State Bowl overtime win

City College of San Francisco backup quarterback Jacob Cruz shines, RB Jamar Julien wins MVP

  • Nov 23, 2019
City College of San Francisco sophomore quarterback Jacob Cruz drops back to pass against Shasta in the Golden State Bowl on Nov. 23, 2019. (Eric Sun/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State

Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State

USF men’s basketball moves to 6-0 under first-year head coach Todd Golden

Dons remain undefeated, beating Sam Houston State
Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)

Five SF State volleyball players earn All-CCAA honors

Drew Morris and Bailey Johnson earn first-team all-conference as Gators set program record

Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)
City College running back Anthony Heard (24) runs the ball in a game at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. on Sept. 2, 2019. (Courtesy / Eric Sun)

College Roundup: CCSF set for second straight Golden State Bowl

City College men’s and women’s hoops off to strong start, three USF Dons soccer players named all-WCC

City College running back Anthony Heard (24) runs the ball in a game at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. on Sept. 2, 2019. (Courtesy / Eric Sun)
Remu Raitanen stands in the key before a free throw during a San Francisco Dons game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

‘Awkward lefty’ paces Dons in wire-to-wire win

San Francisco cracks 100 again in dismantling of Cal State Bakersfield

Remu Raitanen stands in the key before a free throw during a San Francisco Dons game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco head women’s soccer coach Jim Millinder walks the field on Sept. 5, 2019 against UC Riverside at Negoesco Stadium in San Francisco. (Courtesy Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons women’s soccer adds eight newcomers

Jim Millinder has won double-digit games in back-to-back seasons, and looks to re-load

University of San Francisco head women’s soccer coach Jim Millinder walks the field on Sept. 5, 2019 against UC Riverside at Negoesco Stadium in San Francisco. (Courtesy Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
SF State’s Jonny Orozco scored one goal and had another disallowed in the Gators’ playoff loss. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)

College soccer: SF State leads twice but fall in quarterfinals

Golden Gators come up short in conference tournament

  • Nov 17, 2019
SF State’s Jonny Orozco scored one goal and had another disallowed in the Gators’ playoff loss. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)
Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)

College Roundup: Gators VB headed to playoffs

SF State heads to playoffs for the second straight year, City College defense holds strong

Bailey Johnson (10), Payton Jensen (35), Jessica Haynie (9), Sophie Anderson (2) and Drew Morris (1) celebrate a point during a home match at San Francisco State in October, 2019. (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend Jr. drives against Princeton in a game on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey (S.F. Examiner)                                University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend Jr. drives against Princeton in a game on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey (S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco escapes with overtime win over Yale

Dons squander 16-point lead, but manage to stay undefeated with and-one from Minlend

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend Jr. drives against Princeton in a game on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey (S.F. Examiner)                                University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend Jr. drives against Princeton in a game on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey (S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea drives to the basket in the second half of a game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons pull away late to beat Princeton at Chase Center

Jamaree Bouyea scores 19 to lead USF in first men’s college basketball game at Warriors arena

University of San Francisco guard Jamaree Bouyea drives to the basket in the second half of a game against Princeton on Nov. 9, 2019 at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend guards the ball handler during the Dons’ 101-50 win over the Sonoma State Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men and women win openers, set for Chase on Saturday

First collegiate basketball games at $1.4 billion Chase Center will be played by USF on Saturday

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend guards the ball handler during the Dons’ 101-50 win over the Sonoma State Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Khalil Shabazz dribbles the ball around the Sonoma State defense in the first half of a game against the Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019 at War Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of the University of San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Shabazz opens Todd Golden era with five threes as Dons break 100

Khalil Shabazz scores 15 in first game for San Francisco, opening Todd Golden’s tenure with a win

Khalil Shabazz dribbles the ball around the Sonoma State defense in the first half of a game against the Seawolves on Nov. 5, 2019 at War Memorial Gymnasium on the campus of the University of San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Todd Golden sits on the bench coaching the San Francisco Dons against Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

New USF basketball head coach Todd Golden has Sean McVay quality

Dons begin first season under seventh-youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball

Todd Golden sits on the bench coaching the San Francisco Dons against Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
Ioana Krimili takes the ball up court at War Memorial Gym during an exhibition against San Francisco State on Oct. 19, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons men’s and women’s basketball set to open season

Todd Golden heads into first season, USF women look to bounce back from rebuilding year

Ioana Krimili takes the ball up court at War Memorial Gym during an exhibition against San Francisco State on Oct. 19, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
SF Glens’ Kibunguchy, Foe Nuphaus crack top 100 player list

SF Glens’ Kibunguchy, Foe Nuphaus crack top 100 player list

CCSF stays undefeated, Glens U17s Estrada and Iñiguez tabbed for All-USA Academy honors

  • Oct 27, 2019
SF Glens’ Kibunguchy, Foe Nuphaus crack top 100 player list
Marie Marlow (43) handles a ball at midfield for the San Francisco Dons on Oct. 9, 2019 in a match against Loyola Marymount at Negoesco Field in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

College Roundup: USF Dons women’s soccer scores overtime win

USF adds another baseball commit, SF State VB wins third straight, ART U golf ends on high note

Marie Marlow (43) handles a ball at midfield for the San Francisco Dons on Oct. 9, 2019 in a match against Loyola Marymount at Negoesco Field in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
Sacred Heart Cathedral pitcher Owen Stevenson pitches in the eighth inning of a continued playoff game against Aragon at Half Moon Bay High School in Half Moon Bay, Calif. on May 17, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

College Roundup: USF snags commit from SHC’s Owen Stevenson

San Francisco Dons have busy week of commits, CCSF set for Friday Night Lights against Laney

Sacred Heart Cathedral pitcher Owen Stevenson pitches in the eighth inning of a continued playoff game against Aragon at Half Moon Bay High School in Half Moon Bay, Calif. on May 17, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) guards a Sonoma State player during the first half of the Dons’ 88-54 win on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men’s basketball gets five nationally-televised games

Three more national games announced for Dons and first-year head coach Todd Golden

University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) guards a Sonoma State player during the first half of the Dons’ 88-54 win on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco forward Samantha Jehnings pushes the ball up the field against Gonzaga midfielder Sophia Braun in a match in Spokane, Wash. on Oct. 12, 2019. (Courtesy / Gonzaga Athletics)

USF women’s soccer settles for tie with Gonzaga

Dons squander chance to serve notice to one of the top teams in the WCC

San Francisco forward Samantha Jehnings pushes the ball up the field against Gonzaga midfielder Sophia Braun in a match in Spokane, Wash. on Oct. 12, 2019. (Courtesy / Gonzaga Athletics)
College Roundup: USF Dons women’s soccer off to historic start

College Roundup: USF Dons women’s soccer off to historic start

ART U transfer takes home program’s second individual win, CCSF football rolls to historic win

College Roundup: USF Dons women’s soccer off to historic start