Aztecs Spoil Spartans’ Senior Day In Rain-Shortened Affair

Ozzy Braff doubled in his final home contest.
May 21, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. – San José State and San Diego State gritted through a rainy Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium, with the Aztecs prevailing 6-0 in a rain-shortened contest.

The Spartans finished the regular season at 17-38 overall and 7-23 in Mountain West action. The Aztecs finished one spot higher in the standings at 19-36 overall and 11-19 in the conference. The schools will face off in the play-in game of the Mountain West Championship on Wednesday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. MT/10:00 a.m. PT in Albuquerque.

Prior to the Saturday’s game, San José State recognized its five seniors – Ozzy Braff, Jonathan Hernandez, Tyler Olivet, Mitch Ravizza and Dillan Smith – in a Senior Day ceremony. It continued honoring them and their families at the team's annual luau at the Stephens Family Pitching and Hitting Facility following the game.

San Diego state plated a run in the first, four in the second and one in the fourth to take a 6-0 lead. San José State picked up two hits – a Braff double and Michael Breen single – against four different Aztec hurlers.

The game was called after the fifth inning due to wet field conditions at Municipal Stadium.


San Diego State 6, San Jose State 0 (May 21, 2016 at San Jose, Calif.)
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San Diego State..... 140 10 -  6  9  1      (19-36, 11-19 MW)
San Jose State...... 000 00 -  0  2  0      (17-38, 7-23 MW)
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Pitchers: San Diego State - DIAMOND, Mike; REYES, Marcus(3); THOMPSON, Cody(4);
COLLINS, Chris(5) and NEVAREZ, Dean. San Jose State - Hernandez, Jonathan;
GOLDBERG, Josh(2);
WALLACE, Zach(5); ANDERSON, Eric(5) and Koga, Cal.
Win-DIAMOND, Mike(1-2)  Loss-HERNANDEZ, Jonathan(1-3)  T-1:28  A-345
Weather: 63 deegrees, cloudy skies
Game notes:
The game was called after the 5th inning on account of rain.