Spartan Brew 3/22: Reach The Peak

Today, All-Conference honors, Freshman of the Week, and a look at the weekend.

⚔️ The Official Newsletter For San José State Athletics

Good morning! It’s Pro Day at CEFCU Stadium! Fans and media are welcome to come support the guys during their workouts and testing beginning at 9:30 am.

What are we pouring into today’s Brew?

🤸‍♂️ All-Conference honors
🎾 Freshman of the Week
⚔️ And much, much more!


🔼  Fab Five. Five Spartans received 10 Mountain West All-Conference honors for the first time in school history. Madison Kirsch was named First Team on vault, she was second in the conference with a 9.855 NQS. Jaudai Lopes earned First Team honors on vault and all-around, plus Second Team floor honors. Lauren Macpherson was named First Team all-around and beam, plus Second Team on floor. Jada Mazury earned First Team floor honors and Second Team bar honors. Katherine Weyhmiller rounds out the honors with Second Team beam honors.

The Spartans will compete at the inaugural Mountain West Championships tomorrow at 6 pm, fans can watch live on the Mountain West Network.

🔼 Rookie Moves. Spartan women’s tennis player Cheuk Ying Shek was named Mountain West Freshman of the Week for the third time this season! She went 3-0 with two doubles wins and one singles win. She also held the lead in her singles match against Nevada, but did not get to finish. The team will host New Mexico at 11 am this morning. On Sunday, they’ll host Air Force at 12 pm.

🔼  Pool Party. The No. 19 Spartan women’s water polo team is hosting No. 9 Arizona State tomorrow. The Spartans are looking for revenge from an 11-7 loss they took at ASU earlier this season. They’ll play at 1 pm at the SRAC Pool.

🔼 East-Bound. The baseball team is headed to New Mexico for a three-game conference series with the Lobos. First pitch is set for 5 pm today, they’ll continue tomorrow at 1 pm, and finish the series on Sunday at 11 am. Hear from Coach Sanfilippo ahead of the weekend.

🔼 Headin’ South. Spartan softball is going down to LMU for a non-conference three-game series in LA. They’ll play a doubleheader on Saturday starting at noon and finish up Sunday at noon. The Spartans are coming off a series win over New Mexico last weekend.

🔼 Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler. Let the good times roll! The Spartan beach volleyball team is in New Orleans for the Southland Midseason Tournament. They’ll play six duals against conference opponents throughout the weekend. Today, they’ll take on Nicholls State and McNeese State. Tomorrow, they’ll play Southeastern Louisiana and Houston Christian. They’ll wrap things up on Sunday, playing New Orleans and Boise State.


Former Spartan Joel Garcia has signed with the San Jose Earthquakes II! They’re the reserve team of Major League Soccer’s San José Earthquakes and participate in MLS Next Pro. He played for the Spartans from 2020-23 and appeared in 41 matches with 33 starts. He was a WAC All-Freshman in 2020-21 and made the All-WAC Preseason team in 2023. Joel becomes the third player from the 2023 roster to sign a professional contract!


Today’s trivia question…

Who are the other two Spartan men’s soccer players from the 2023 roster with professional contracts?

Think you got it? Scroll to the bottom of this email for the answer!


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Tuesday 3/19

⚾️ Baseball at Santa Clara @ 6:05pm | Loss, 1-7

Wednesday 3/20

🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Hawaii @ 12:00pm | Loss, 3-4

Friday 3/22

🎽 Track & Field at West Coast Relays
🏊 Swimming & Diving at NCAA Championships
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Nicholls State @ 7:15am
🏈 Pro Day @ 9:30am
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. New Mexico @ 11:00am
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. McNeese State @ 11:15am
⚾️ Baseball at New Mexico @ 5:00pm

Saturday 3/23

🎽 Track & Field at West Coast Relays
🏊 Swimming & Diving at National Invitational Championship
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Southern Louisiana @ 7:00am
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Houston Christian @ 11:15am
🥎 Softball at LMU @ 12:00pm | ESPN+
🤽 Women’s Water Polo vs. No. 9 Arizona State @ 1:00pm
⚾️ Baseball at New Mexico @ 1:00pm
🥎 Softball at LMU @ 2:30pm | ESPN+
🤸‍♂️ Gymnastics at Mountain West Championships @ 6:00pm | Watch
⚽️ Men’s Soccer vs. Saint Mary’s @ 7:00pm

Sunday 3/24

🏐 Beach Volleyball at New Orleans @ 6:00am
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Boise State @ 10:00am
⚾️ Baseball at New Mexico @ 11:00am
🥎 Softball at LMU @ 12:00pm | ESPN+
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Air Force @ 12:00pm


Answer: Beau Leroux and Isaac Lomeli

⚔️ Have a great weekend, y’all!