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Inexperienced freshmen help keep men’s soccer playoff hopes afloat

Inexperienced freshmen help keep men’s soccer playoff hopes afloat

Matthew Nobert and Thomas Frey

October 16, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

After making program history last year in the postseason, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team is looking to be on the same path but with a younger, less-experienced team. The Hornets finished last season with a loss in the Big West Tournament semifinals to California State University, Northri...

Sac State men’s soccer shut out 2-0 against rival UC Davis

Sac State men’s soccer shut out 2-0 against rival UC Davis

Thomas Frey

October 15, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team fell to Big West Conference rival UC Davis 2-0 Saturday at Hornet Field. The Hornets (7-6-1, 3-2-1 Big West) entered the afternoon in a three-way tie for first place in the Big West North division with the Aggies (7-6-2, 4-1-1) and UC Santa Barbara. Sac...

Hornets’ offensive outburst blows out Idaho State women’s soccer 6-3

Hornets’ offensive outburst blows out Idaho State women’s soccer 6-3

Carlo Marzan

October 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team crushed the Idaho State Bengals 6-3 Friday at Hornet Field. Coming off two rough losses on the road, the Hornets knew they had to win this home game to keep their playoff hopes alive. “Our confidence was kind of low coming off of three losses from the road trips an...

‘Pressure is on’ for women’s soccer team in close games

‘Pressure is on’ for women’s soccer team in close games

Carlo Marzan

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The women’s soccer season is proving to be competitive and close for Sacramento State. Before the last two games against North Dakota and Northern Colorado, the Hornets (6-5-2, 1-1-2 Big Sky) have played in nine games that were decided by one goal, two of which ended in double overtime. “It...

Senior goalkeeper puts Hornets ‘in the right position’ to succeed

Senior goalkeeper puts Hornets ‘in the right position’ to succeed

Thomas Frey

October 2, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

Sacramento State senior James Del Curto has wanted to be a full-time goalkeeper ever since his days standing guard between the goalpost as a 12-year-old for his club soccer team. Growing up, Del Curto played for Santa Rosa United as a forward for some time before moving to the defensive side of the ...

Sac State women’s soccer team shutout 1-0 against Northern Colorado

Sac State women’s soccer team shutout 1-0 against Northern Colorado

Carlo Marzan

October 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team suffered its first loss in Big Sky Conference play against Northern Colorado 1-0 Sunday at Hornet Field. The Hornets (6-5-2, 1-1-2 Big Sky) outshot the Bears 14-4. Sac State senior midfielder Andrea Boehm, freshmen Kylee Kim-Bustillos and Alyssa Baena all had sh...

Sac State women’s soccer delivers North Dakota 3-0 shutout

Sac State women’s soccer delivers North Dakota 3-0 shutout

Carlo Marzan

September 30, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team handed North Dakota its first loss in Big Sky Conference play 3-0 Friday at Hornet Field. Sac State (6-4-2, 1-0-2 Big Sky) senior midfielder Andrea Boehm scored the first goal of the game in the first half. Freshman forward Kylee Kim-Bustillos, who lead...

Sac State opens conference play with 1-0 win over Matadors

Sac State opens conference play with 1-0 win over Matadors

Shaun Holkko

September 29, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team opened Big West Conference play with a 1-0 victory against the California State University, Northridge Matadors Thursday at Hornet Field. The Hornets (5-4, 1-0 Big West) shut out the Matadors in 90 minutes of action after allowing only five shots on goal. Sac St...

Sac State men’s soccer team hands Tigers 2-1 overtime loss

Sac State men’s soccer team hands Tigers 2-1 overtime loss

Garrett Belme

September 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team notched its first home victory of the year after a come-from-behind 2-1 overtime win over the Loyola Marymount Tigers Sunday at Hornet Field. LMU (1-4-1) started fast and took up residence early on the Hornets’ side of the field. Sac State’s defense bent ...

Women’s soccer team begins 5-game road trip

Women’s soccer team begins 5-game road trip

Carlo Marzan

September 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team begins its five-game road trip, stretching from Sept. 11-24, Monday at rival UC Davis’ Aggie Soccer Field. Going on an extended road trip can be grueling as players partake in long bus drives, uncomfortable study sessions and the intense games themselves....

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