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Fans have a cooler experience at Snapdragon Stadium this week

One of the extra apparent variations, was the warmth was no the place close to as intense as throughout sport one, making for a extra comfy experience.

SAN DIEGO — This week’s experience for San Diego State University soccer fan was a lot totally different this time round, after a brutal season opener final weekend in triple digits that left many in want of medical consideration.

The San Diego State University Aztecs had their second sport of the season Saturday. They confronted off in opposition to Idaho State University.

One of the extra apparent variations, was the warmth was no the place close to as intense as throughout sport one, making for a extra comfy experience.

“Today we got a little breeze going, even in the 80’s I’m fine with it, it’s an evening game. Obviously the rain held off which is great,” mentioned Josh Koehnen.

“I’m definitely glad that the weather is starting to cool down, that was definitely a crazy heat wave last week,” added Jacob Blitstin.

The scorching warmth throughout sport one pressured followers out of their seats to seek out reduction beneath the shade. First responders responded to dozens of heat-related medical calls because the season opener bought underway

“It was hot, it was miserable – we tried as best we could, we brought lots of water, drank lots of water but at the end of the day a 100 degrees is not something we’re used to in San Diego,” added Koehnen.

San Diego State Athletic Director John David Wicker addressed the problems Tuesday.

“We prepped our medical as much as we could, and had as many folks on staff on site as we could, as well as from a, you know, an ambulatory standpoint the ability to move people as well. Going forward, if we know we’re going to run into something like that, we now have a plan for what it looks like when it’s you know, 100 degrees at 12:30p.m.,” mentioned Wicker.

The college did make enhancements for this week’s sport in accordance one fan. 

“They got a whole lot of spritzers and water that people are going to be passing out, and there’s a whole bunch of beer for those who need it. They’re definitely trying to keep everyone refreshed,” mentioned Blitstin.

Another distinction for sport two, based on followers, was the parking experience.

“One of the things they did from a traffic standpoint is they sent a lot of emails out about how to best park depending on where your parking pass was, so I was appreciative of that cause i went the wrong way last week and so I think that’s been helpful,” added Koehnen.

WATCH RELATED: San Diego Fire-Rescue says ‘our enter was not solicited’ previous to Snapdragon opener (Sep. 2022).

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