College Sports

Aydan Bowers (in green) goes for a ball while playing for the SF Glens. (Courtesy / Lyndsay Radnedge)

College Notebook: Bowers signs with Danish club

SF Glens, SF State alum Aydan Bowers signs pro contract, Ajomale wins major award, USF mourns HOFer

Aydan Bowers (in green) goes for a ball while playing for the SF Glens. (Courtesy / Lyndsay Radnedge)
League founder and director Jon Greenberg sits on the bench during a San Francisco Pro-Am game at Kezar Pavilion. (Courtesy / Jon Greenberg)

Jon Greenberg’s SF Pro Am thriving in 41st year

Founding long-running summer league was a labor of love for Jon Greenberg

League founder and director Jon Greenberg sits on the bench during a San Francisco Pro-Am game at Kezar Pavilion. (Courtesy / Jon Greenberg)
FILE: Todd Golden (center) sits on the bench during the University of San Francisco Dons’ basketball game on Jan. 12, 2019 against No. 5 Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons basketball lands top point guard transfer Milstead

Moreau Catholic star point guard Damari Milstead transfers from Grand Canyon University to USF

FILE: Todd Golden (center) sits on the bench during the University of San Francisco Dons’ basketball game on Jan. 12, 2019 against No. 5 Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
Waterman adds two assistants to ART U basketball staff

Waterman adds two assistants to ART U basketball staff

Scott Waterman adds Clint Tremelling and DJ Broome to men’s basketball coaching staff

Waterman adds two assistants to ART U basketball staff
San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Frankie Ferrari signs up for summer league with Utah Jazz

Former USF Dons point guard will head to summer league with Utah Jazz

San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Todd Golden (center) sits on the bench during the University of San Francisco Dons’ basketball game on jan. 12, 2019 against No. 5 Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

Dons to headline first collegiate games at Chase Center

University of San Francisco basketball will hold both men’s and women’s games at Warriors’ new home

Todd Golden (center) sits on the bench during the University of San Francisco Dons’ basketball game on jan. 12, 2019 against No. 5 Gonzaga at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
University of San Francisco pitcher Joey Steele throws a pitch for the Dons. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Joey Steele, Jonathan Allen taken taken on third day of MLB Draft

University of San Francisco closer Joey Steele and slugger Jonathan Allen begin their pro careers

University of San Francisco pitcher Joey Steele throws a pitch for the Dons. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco State embarks on athletic renovations

San Francisco State embarks on athletic renovations

Gators dugouts, long-neglected track to get much-needed facelifts

San Francisco State embarks on athletic renovations
SF State’s Monisha Lewis wins CCAA Track Athlete of the Year

SF State’s Monisha Lewis wins CCAA Track Athlete of the Year

Nearly a decade after beginning her collegiate track career, Monisha Lewis earns CCAA’s highest honor

SF State’s Monisha Lewis wins CCAA Track Athlete of the Year
Monisha Lewis runs the 100m hurdles at the NCAA Division II championships in 2019. (Courtesy / San Francisco State Athletics)

All She Had to Do Was Finish: Monisha Lewis goes out an All-American

Dismissed from Boise State, Monisha Lewis finishes track career nine years later with husband, kids

  • May 30, 2019
Monisha Lewis runs the 100m hurdles at the NCAA Division II championships in 2019. (Courtesy / San Francisco State Athletics)
Mobolade Ajomale of Academy of Art University claps his hands after a race at the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)

Mobolade Ajomale finishes ART U career with a bang

College Notebook: USF snags commits, ART U and SFSU track stars earn All-American nods

Mobolade Ajomale of Academy of Art University claps his hands after a race at the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)
San Francisco State thrower Destiny Mack-Talalemotu puts the shot during the NCAA Division II Nationals on May 25, 2019. (Courtesy / San Francisco State)

SF State track completes historic finish at nationals

San Francisco State women’s track comes in fifth at Division II Nationals

San Francisco State thrower Destiny Mack-Talalemotu puts the shot during the NCAA Division II Nationals on May 25, 2019. (Courtesy / San Francisco State)
Scott Parker pitches for the University of San Francisco against Pepperdine in a game at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco, Calif. on May 4, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Baseball)

Dons fall short of tourney, pass torch to youngsters

San Francisco finishes the season with a sweep at home, but won’t make WCC Tournament

Scott Parker pitches for the University of San Francisco against Pepperdine in a game at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco, Calif. on May 4, 2019. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Baseball)
University of San Francisco pitcher Riley Ornido delivers a pitch in the first inning against Portland on March 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Poor defense costs USF in extras after five-run comeback

Riley Ornido gets battered, but the Dons still had a chance to win late against Cal State Northridge

University of San Francisco pitcher Riley Ornido delivers a pitch in the first inning against Portland on March 15, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Academy of Art University women’s golfer Anahi Servin, the PacWest champion, practices her putting. (Jimmy Knodel / Academy of Art University Athletics)

College Roundup: Servin makes Nationals, Dons hire assistant soccer coach

ART U’s Anahi Servin is headed to the D2 Nationals, SF State baseball and softball fall short

Academy of Art University women’s golfer Anahi Servin, the PacWest champion, practices her putting. (Jimmy Knodel / Academy of Art University Athletics)
University of San Francisco infielder Jack Winkler takes a swing against Cal in a March 7, 2019 game at Benedetti Diamond. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

After losing series in Provo, Dons will be scoreboard watching

USF baseball needs a few favors this weekend if Dons are to make WCC Tournament

University of San Francisco infielder Jack Winkler takes a swing against Cal in a March 7, 2019 game at Benedetti Diamond. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Mobolade Ajomale of Academy of Art University claps his hands after a race at the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships in Pittsburg, Kansas. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)

ART U sprinter Mobolade Ajomale aspires to return to Olympics

Academy of Art University’s Canadian Olympic sprinter has his sights set on Tokyo in 2020

  • May 12, 2019
Mobolade Ajomale of Academy of Art University claps his hands after a race at the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships in Pittsburg, Kansas. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)
University of San Francisco catcher Robert Emery steps into the box against Cal on May 7, 2019, at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF catcher Robert Emery named to Posey Award Watch List

USF catcher Robert Emery lands on exclusive watch list for best collegiate catcher in country

University of San Francisco catcher Robert Emery steps into the box against Cal on May 7, 2019, at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco State outfielder Brylynn Vallejos swings at a pitch during her freshman season in 2019. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)

Brylynn Vallejos, SF State softball used to being underdogs

San Francisco State softball heads to the Division II NCAA Tournament for first time since 2006

San Francisco State outfielder Brylynn Vallejos swings at a pitch during her freshman season in 2019. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)
San Francisco State catcher Jason Hare throws to a base during one of the Gators’ 32 conference road games. (Brandon Davis / San Francisco State Athletics)

Golden Gators make history with second straight tourney trip

In a first, San Francisco State makes conference tournament for second year in a row

San Francisco State catcher Jason Hare throws to a base during one of the Gators’ 32 conference road games. (Brandon Davis / San Francisco State Athletics)