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Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs
May 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Kameron Schmid
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State’s baseball team beat the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros 8-6 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in its last home series, the second series sweep of the Hornets season. Sac State (28-27, 12-12 Western Athletic Conference) locked itself in as the No. 3 seed in next week’s Wes...

Late rally not enough for Sac State in 6-5 loss

Late rally not enough for Sac State in 6-5 loss

Max Jacobs
May 2, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost 6-5 against the Nevada Wolf Pack despite a two-run ninth inning Tuesday at John Smith Field. The Hornets, which won the first matchup 7-5 at Nevada on March 11, dropped the game despite out-hitting the Wolf Pack nine to eight. Sac State coach Reggie Christia...

Sac State freshman pitcher fits right into starting rotation

Sac State freshman pitcher fits right into starting rotation

Max Jacobs
May 2, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sacramento State freshman pitcher Parker Brahms has had no problem fitting into the Hornets pitching rotation in his first year of collegiate baseball. Following Brahms' start against Seattle University — where he pitched six shutout innings and picked up six strikeouts on only three hits allowed ...

Sac State baseball team drops 3rd-straight home series

Sac State baseball team drops 3rd-straight home series

Max Jacobs
April 30, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team won one out of three games in its series against CSU Bakersfield over the weekend at John Smith Field. This marks the third-straight home series the Hornets have lost. After going 5-5 in its past 10 games, Sac State (22-22, 7-11 Western Athletic Conference) is c...

Offensive explosion leads Sac State baseball team over Dons 9-5

Offensive explosion leads Sac State baseball team over Dons 9-5

Max Jacobs
April 17, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team put together three home runs and 15 hits en route to a 9-5 win over the San Francisco Dons Monday at John Smith Field. The Hornets — who only took one game of the three-game series against New Mexico State over the weekend — rallied to beat the Dons in a back...

Hornets drop 2 games in series against New Mexico State

Hornets drop 2 games in series against New Mexico State

Max Jacobs
April 15, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost two games in a three-game series against the New Mexico State Aggies this weekend at John Smith Field. Along with losing two out of three games against Grand Canyon last weekend, this marks the second week in a row in which the Hornets (17-18, 4-8 Western Athl...

Hornets’ home run achieves revenge over UC Davis baseball

Hornets’ home run achieves revenge over UC Davis baseball

Max Jacobs
April 11, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team avenged its April 4 loss against UC Davis with a 1-0 win at John Smith Field Tuesday night. The Hornets grabbed the victory despite only getting one hit in the game and being outhit by the UC Davis Aggies, 4-1. Sac State coach Reggie Christiansen said the win was m...

Sac State baseball drops weekend series against Grand Canyon

Sac State baseball drops weekend series against Grand Canyon

Max Jacobs
April 9, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost twice in its three-game series against Grand Canyon over the weekend at John Smith Field. Sac State’s victory Saturday marked the first loss for Grand Canyon in the Western Athletic Conference and moved the Antelopes out of its first-place spot in the div...

Bulldogs’ 5-run first inning puts Sac State away early

Bulldogs’ 5-run first inning puts Sac State away early

Max Jacobs
April 5, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team was shut out for the second time this season in a 9-0 loss to Fresno State Wednesday night at John Smith Field. The Hornets, who fell 7-6 to rival UC Davis last night, gave up 14 hits to the Bulldogs, including a five-run rally in the first inning. “The energy ...

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