College Sports

The Academy of Art University track contingent at the Indoor National Championships on March 9, 2019. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)

Seven Academy of Art track athletes earn All-American honors at indoor nationals

On the second and final day of the NCAA Division II Indoor…

The Academy of Art University track contingent at the Indoor National Championships on March 9, 2019. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art Athletics)
San Francisco pitcher Scott Parker delivers a pitch at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco in a game on Feb. 23, 2019 against Cal State Bakersfield. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons baseball sweeps doubleheader, have won four straight

Two weeks ago, the University of San Francisco baseball team held a…

San Francisco pitcher Scott Parker delivers a pitch at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco in a game on Feb. 23, 2019 against Cal State Bakersfield. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)
Riley Ornido pitches in a game on Feb. 22, 2019 at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)

USF Baseball: Riley Ornido continues dominance as Dons shut out Rider

Nearly a month ago, as he sat next to Riley Helland and…

Riley Ornido pitches in a game on Feb. 22, 2019 at Benedetti Diamond in San Francisco. (Chris M. Leung / USF Dons Athletics)
University of San Francisco head men's soccer coach Eddie Soto. (Christina Leung / USF Athletics)

University of San Francisco head men’s soccer coach Eddie Soto resigns

University of San Francisco men's soccer head coach Eddie Soto announced his…

University of San Francisco head men's soccer coach Eddie Soto. (Christina Leung / USF Athletics)
San Francisco women's basketball's Abby Rathun looks for an opening to score against UT Arlington's Missy Dossey (3) on Nov. 25, 2018, at War Memorial at the Sobrato Center. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF Dons women’s basketball stuns Portland in WCC Tournament opener

With only six regular season wins coming into Thursday's West Coast Conference…

San Francisco women's basketball's Abby Rathun looks for an opening to score against UT Arlington's Missy Dossey (3) on Nov. 25, 2018, at War Memorial at the Sobrato Center. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Gonzo Rios walks off the mound during the Academy of Art's win over Point Loma on March 2, 2019. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art)

College Notebook: Dons, Knights notch wins on the diamond, SF State basketball teams ousted from postseason

Diamond Dons score dramatic comeback win: The University of San Francisco baseball…

Gonzo Rios walks off the mound during the Academy of Art's win over Point Loma on March 2, 2019. (Rob Garcia / Academy of Art)
San Francisco State guard Jiday Ugbaja (1) pushes the ball up the court against Cal State San Marcos, followed by his cousin Chiefy (23).  (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)

San Francisco State to host Cal State Los Angeles in CCAA Championships

After a somewhat dominating win over Cal Sate Los Angeles in the…

San Francisco State guard Jiday Ugbaja (1) pushes the ball up the court against Cal State San Marcos, followed by his cousin Chiefy (23).  (Courtesy / S.F. State Athletics)
University of San Francisco ace pitcher Riley Ornido stands on the mound during his start against Cal State Bakersfield on Feb. 22, 2019. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF Dons baseball game moved from San Jose State to Benedetti

Due to rain in the forecast for Tuesday, the scheduled University of…

University of San Francisco ace pitcher Riley Ornido stands on the mound during his start against Cal State Bakersfield on Feb. 22, 2019. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball against St. Mary's guard Tommy Kuhse in a game at the University of San Francisco's War Memorial Gym in the Sobrato Center on  Jan. 3, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons’ Ferrari, Minlend named to All-WCC teams

The University of San Francisco heads into Las Vegas this weekend as…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball against St. Mary's guard Tommy Kuhse in a game at the University of San Francisco's War Memorial Gym in the Sobrato Center on  Jan. 3, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Mobolade Ajomale won two national titles and was named Division II Indoor Track Athlete of the Year in 2017. (Courtesy Academy of Art University Athletics)

Mobolade Ajomale and Kevin LaSure earn major honors from USTFCCCA ahead of Nationals

The Academy of Art University's men's track program got two major honors…

Mobolade Ajomale won two national titles and was named Division II Indoor Track Athlete of the Year in 2017. (Courtesy Academy of Art University Athletics)
Malcolm Johnson goes for a slam dunk during the City College of San Francisco's playoff win over Cosumnes Oaks on March 2, 2019. (Courtesy / Eric Sun)

CCSF Rams men’s basketball eliminates Cosumnes River 92-71, moves on to face Canada for third time

The City College of San Francisco men’s basketball team won its postseason…

Malcolm Johnson goes for a slam dunk during the City College of San Francisco's playoff win over Cosumnes Oaks on March 2, 2019. (Courtesy / Eric Sun)
The San Francisco State women's basketball team prepares for a game and stands at attention for the national anthem. (Courtesy / San Francisco State)

San Francisco State women’s basketball earns first postseason berth since 2013

UPDATED at 11:13 a.m. with quote from head coach and corrected tiebreaker…

The San Francisco State women's basketball team prepares for a game and stands at attention for the national anthem. (Courtesy / San Francisco State)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Portland in a game on Jan. 24, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF men’s basketball closes regular season on three-game losing streak

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — The energetic and dynamic University of San Francisco…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Portland in a game on Jan. 24, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

West Coast Conference Tournament seeding set, USF Dons men’s and women’s basketball headed to Vegas

The brackets are now completely set for the West Coast Conference men's…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco guard Vivian Woo looks to make a pass in a playoff game against Fresno City College at City College of San Francisco on March 1, 2019. (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)

City College of San Francisco Women’s Basketball: Woo-derful performance saves Rams title chance

CITY COLLEGE — Down 72-67 with five minutes left in regulation, the…

City College of San Francisco guard Vivian Woo looks to make a pass in a playoff game against Fresno City College at City College of San Francisco on March 1, 2019. (Eric Sun / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Joan McDermott speaks at a Title IX conference on Nov. 11, 2017, in the Fromm Auditorium in San Francisco, Calif. during USF Dons Athletics Title IX Event. (Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)

University of San Francisco promotes Joan McDermott to athletic director

The University of San Francisco has found its next athletic director. The…

Joan McDermott speaks at a Title IX conference on Nov. 11, 2017, in the Fromm Auditorium in San Francisco, Calif. during USF Dons Athletics Title IX Event. (Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)
San Francisco State sprinter Timarya Baynard runs in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)

San Francisco State women’s track set to compete at national indoor championships

The field for the NCAA Indoor National Championships is set, and the…

San Francisco State sprinter Timarya Baynard runs in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships. (Courtesy / SF State Athletics)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari is guarded by Isaiah Wright of the University of San Diego in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons blow late lead, lose in overtime to San Diego

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — With 4.4 seconds remaining in regulation, the University…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari is guarded by Isaiah Wright of the University of San Diego in a game at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2019. (C.J. Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early in the 2018 season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)

USF right-hander Riley Ornido wins WCC Pitcher of the Week as Diamond Dons head to Texas

The University of San Francisco baseball team will head down to Texas…

Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early in the 2018 season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)
San Francisco Dons forward Moa Lundqvist heads to the sideline in a game against Cal Poly in Seaside, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons women’s basketball players Moa Lundqvist, Nia Alexander named WCC All-Academic

The University of San Francisco women's basketball team scored two spots on…

San Francisco Dons forward Moa Lundqvist heads to the sideline in a game against Cal Poly in Seaside, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)