Spartan Brew 3/11: Silver Spartan

Today, one Spartan takes home silver, women's tennis sweeps, and more!

⚔️ The Official Newsletter For San José State Athletics

Good morning! Yesterday was senior day for the gymnastics squad! Check out the scenes from the big day.

What are we pouring into today’s Brew?

🎽 Sjostrand takes silver
🎾 Sweet sweep
⚔️ And much, much more!


🔼  Silver For Sjostrand. For the second-straight season, Emilia Sjostrand earned All-American honors! She took second-place in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Her first jump tied the facility record at the time, at 13.72 meters. She also finished the long jump in 15th.

🔼 Diving For Gold. Spartan diver Jenna Jagielski is competing in all three diving events at the NCAA Zone E Diving Championships today through Wednesday! This will be her second time competing at the competition. She set a school record and finished third in the 1-meter springboard and 3-meter dive at the Mountain West Championships.

🔼 Sweet Sweep. The 8-1 women’s tennis team swept Santa Clara, 4-0 on Friday. Duru Durgun led the team with a 6-0, 6-1 win in singles and won her doubles match with Rozalina Youseva. Irena Muradyan and Cheuk Ying Shek clinched the doubles point after taking six-straight games. The Spartans move to 4-0 at home.

🔼 Walk-Off Weekend. The softball team had two walk-off wins in the Silicon Valley Classic II over the weekend! They finished the weekend 3-2, with two wins over North Dakota State and one over CSUB — they fell to Iowa and No. 6 Stanford. Alexis Toner pitched in every game of the tournament and posted a 1.79 ERA through 15.2 innings. Aubrie Thomas hit .462 with six hits over the weekend.

🔼  Success For Senior Spartans. It was a successful Senior Day for the Spartans! Lauren Macpherson, Madison Kirsch, Jaudai Lopes, Natasha Forrand, and Makayla McMahon were the five seniors that were honored. Lauren and Madison tied for first on vault with a 9.825 score. Jaudai won floor with a career-best 9.950! Lauren scored a career-best 39.500 to win the all-around. The Spartans finished with a 196.575 score, which ranks fourth in school history.


Two Spartans were named to the Mountain West All-Freshman TeamSydni Summers and Jyah LoVett. Sydni appeared in 27 games this season and was 11th in the conference during league play in 3 points made. Jyah earned Mountain West Freshman of the Week three times after playing in 17 games. She averaged 18 points per game, including a career-high 26 points twice.


Today’s trivia question…

Which women’s basketball player made the All-Freshman Team last season?

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


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Monday 3/11

⛳️ Men’s Golf at Bandon Dunes Championship @ 8:00am
⛳️ Women’s Golf at Silicon Valley Showcase
🏊 Swimming & Diving at NCAA Zone E Diving Championships

Tuesday 3/12

⛳️ Men’s Golf at Bandon Dunes Championship @ 8:00am
⛳️ Women’s Golf at Silicon Valley Showcase
🏊 Swimming & Diving at NCAA Zone E Diving Championships
⚾️ Baseball vs. Saint Mary’s @ 5:05pm | Watch

Wednesday 3/13

🏊 Swimming & Diving at NCAA Zone E Diving Championships
⚾️ Baseball at San Francisco @ 1:00pm
🏀 Men’s Basketball vs. No. 7 Colorado State at Mountain West Tournament @ 1:30pm | Tickets | Watch
🏐 Beach Volleyball at Pacific

Thursday 3/14

⚽️ Women’s Soccer vs. Silicon Valley Soccer Club Boys @ 6:30pm

Friday 3/15

🎽 Track & Field at Hornet Invitational
🎾 Women’s Tennis at Boise State @ 10:00am
🥎 Softball vs. New Mexico @ 6:00pm | Watch
⚾️ Baseball vs. Fresno State @ 6:05pm | Watch
🤸‍♂️ Gymnastics at California, UC Davis @ 7:00pm

Saturday 3/16

🎽 Track & Field at Hornet Invitational
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Sacramento State @ 12:00pm
⚾️ Baseball vs. Fresno State @ 2:05pm | Watch
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Texas A&M Corpus Christi @ 3:00pm
🥎 Softball vs. New Mexico @ 3:00pm | Watch

Sunday 3/17

🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Saint Mary’s @ 9:00am
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Utah @ 12:00pm
🥎 Softball vs. New Mexico @ 12:00pm | Watch
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Nevada @ 12:00pm
⚾️ Baseball vs. Fresno State @ 12:05pm | Watch
🤽 Women’s Water Polo at UCLA @ 1:00pm
🏐 Beach Volleyball vs. Sierra College (Exh.) @ 3:00pm


Answer: Sabrina Ma

⚔️ Have a great Monday, y’all!