|2012 – A Great Year For San Jose State Athletics|
Take a look back at San Jose State University Athletics' spectacular year in 2012. There were so many terrific accomplishments and events that highlighting one dozen (12) is not enough.
here are 2x12 for 2012 with the www.sjsuspartans.com link back to the main article. Click on the date for the highlight.
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April 7 - Women's tennis wins a school-record 12 consecutive dual matches.
May 6 - San Jose State accepts an invitation to join the Mountain West
May 10 - San Jose State NCAA champion Ron Davis is named the head coach for men's and women's cross country and women's outdoor track and fieldOctober 26 - San Jose State honors eight Spartan greats and two football teams at the 2012 Sports Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony.
November 21 & November 7 - San Jose State is ranked #23-nationally in the Endless Pools Top-25 Division I women's swimming and diving poll. The Spartans reached the top-25 for the first time in school history on November 7.
November 24 - San Jose State wins 10 regular-season games for the first time in 25 years with a 52-43 win over Louisiana Tech.
November 25 - San Jose State is listed in the Bowl Championship Series standings for the first time in school history.
November 30 - BCS#25-San Jose State accepts a bid to the Military Bowl in Washington, D.C.
December 2 - For the first time, San Jose State finishes a regular season in football listed in the BCS standings and is ranked in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls Top-25.
December 17 - Ron Caragher named new head football coach.
December 21 - The NCAA applauds San Jose State for forging ahead academically and achieving success in football at the same time.
December 27 - San Jose State wins the Military Bowl.
December 31 - Men's basketball opens WAC play with two road wins for the first time as a conference member.