The State Hornet

Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Steven Bryla

July 1, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball roster includes players from around the world, with seven international players on its roster, including six players from Canada. Senior pitcher Tanner Dalton, sophomore infielder Steven Moretto, freshmen pitchers Connor Sparks and Zack McQuaid, and freshmen infielders Dylan...

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Shaun Holkko

June 18, 2019

As a five-year-old boy growing up in Los Angeles, Austin Roberts’ first team experience with baseball was in Little League with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now, at 20 years old, Roberts will begin his professional career with the Major League equivalent. Story continues below photo. The Sa...

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

Shaun Holkko

June 5, 2019

For the second consecutive year, three Sacramento State baseball players were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft this week. The Hornets (40-25, 18-9 Western Athletic Conference), whose season ended this past weekend at the NCAA regional, had three right-handed pitchers selected to the nex...

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Shaun Holkko

June 3, 2019

After winning seven straight tournament elimination games to keep their postseason alive, the 2019 Sacramento State baseball team met its end at the NCAA regional in Stanford. Sac State (40-25) was eliminated following two losses to the host team, the No. 4 Stanford University Cardinal (44-12). T...

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Shaun Holkko

May 27, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team began the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament facing adversity following a 4-2 loss to Utah Valley University in the opening game on Wednesday. “Our mindset was to make sure it doesn’t happen again or we’re going home,” Sac State junior pitcher Austin...

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Shaun Holkko

May 22, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team enter the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday for the eighth straight season under head coach Reggie Christiansen, seeking the team’s third conference title. The Hornets now prepare for their eighth straight appearance in the WAC tournament. Si...

Hornets complete comeback with 4-3 win over Wolf Pack

Hornets complete comeback with 4-3 win over Wolf Pack

Shaun Holkko

May 9, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team completed a comeback Tuesday to defeat the University of Nevada 4-3 and secure their 30th win of the 2019 season. The Hornets (30-18, 15-6 WAC) returned home to John Smith Field Tuesday for a single-game against the Wolf Pack (25-24, 11-16 MWC) following a four-...

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Shaun Holkko

April 29, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team lost two out of three games to the New Mexico State Aggies over the weekend, dropping their first Western Athletic Conference series of the 2019 season. The Hornets (27-16, 13-5 WAC) returned home to John Smith Field after going 5-4 on their season-long nine-gam...

Sac State baseball team go 5-4 on season-long road trip

Sac State baseball team go 5-4 on season-long road trip

Shaun Holkko

April 26, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball team went on a season-long nine-game road trip traveling to Washington and Illinois and returned home with more wins than losses. Following a sweep of California State University, Bakersfield, the Hornets (26-14, 12-3 WAC) started the road trip at Santa Clara Univers...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sac State baseball team’s trip to the 1988 College World Series

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sac State baseball team’s trip to the 1988 College World Series

Milan Cabebe

April 23, 2019

In 1988 Sacramento State’s men’s baseball team reached its highest point as a program when it nearly captured the Division II College World Series, ultimately falling in the championship game to Florida Southern University. The Hornets lost 5-4 in 12 innings to Florida Southern at the National Col...

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