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Men’s soccer team looks to build on spring season chemistry

Men’s soccer team looks to build on spring season chemistry

Andre Newell
April 24, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

After losing 10 seniors to graduation, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team has spent the entire spring season trying to rebuild its chemistry. After drawing with Sacramento Republic FC (0-0) on March 1 and defeating Saint Mary’s on the road (1-0) on March 18, the Hornets suffered a 4-1 loss to...

Women’s soccer team kicks off 7-game spring season

Women’s soccer team kicks off 7-game spring season

Andre Newell
April 8, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

After losing 13 seniors to graduation, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will look to reshape its roster during the seven-game spring scrimmage season. The Hornets, which finished 2016 with a trip to the Big Sky Tournament semifinals after going 8-7-4, played their first scrimmage against Cal...

Sac State ends soccer exhibition against Republic FC in stalemate

Sac State ends soccer exhibition against Republic FC in stalemate

Andre Newell
March 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

After falling to Sacramento Republic FC last season, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team forced a draw (0-0) against the Republic in an exhibition game Wednesday at Hornet Field. Republic FC, a local United Soccer League professional team, outshot Sac State by a total of 17-4, but was only two shots (4-...

Sac State soccer teams sign 2017 recruits

Sac State soccer teams sign 2017 recruits

Will Moon
February 20, 2017
Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

After parting ways with their senior classes, the Sacramento State men’s and women’s soccer teams signed a combined 12 high school seniors to National Letters of Intent by Feb. 7. The men’s program lost 10 seniors — including Alex Bettencourt, Ivan Ramirez and Nate Nugen, the team’s three top ...

Men’s soccer team makes program history, looks to continue success

Men’s soccer team makes program history, looks to continue success

Noah Alvarez
November 21, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The 2016 Sacramento State men’s soccer team made history after making an appearance in the Big West Tournament semifinals and having seven players earn all-conference honors — a program record. After a dramatic run in the final leg of the 2016 season, the Hornets’ campaign came to an end in the ...

Sac State women’s soccer team earns Big Sky accolades

Sac State women’s soccer team earns Big Sky accolades

Will Moon
November 16, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Following seven Hornets honored by their conference, Sacramento State head coach Randy Dedini was named Big Sky Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year for the third time in 10 seasons. Though projected to finish sixth in the preseason coaches’ poll, Sac State (8-7-4, 6-2-2 Big Sky) won its last five...

Kellogg kicks the injury bug, keen to remain in soccer

Kellogg kicks the injury bug, keen to remain in soccer

Will Moon
November 14, 2016
Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

After breaking her leg, getting two surgeries and recovering for two years, Sacramento State women’s soccer forward and team captain Kassidy Kellogg had the best season of her career. Kellogg’s sophomore season screeched to a halt during the fifth game of 2013 — against the University of Ne...

Men’s soccer falls in Big West semifinals after penalty-kick shootout

Men’s soccer falls in Big West semifinals after penalty-kick shootout

Noah Alvarez
November 10, 2016
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Sacramento State men’s soccer team’s postseason run comes to an end after being defeated by Cal State Northridge by way of penalty kicks (6-5) Wednesday night at Matador Soccer Field. The Hornets and the Matadors were able to create scoring opportunities as both teams attempted 33 shots combi...

Men’s soccer team secures first-ever Big West Tournament victory 2-1

Men’s soccer team secures first-ever Big West Tournament victory 2-1

Will Moon
November 5, 2016
Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team secured its first-ever Big West Tournament victory Saturday after senior midfielder Ivan Ramirez’s penalty kick lifted the Hornets 2-1 over UC Riverside. Sac State (9-8-2) opened the program’s first Big West Tournament game ever hosted on Hornet Field to a slow s...

Trio of seniors elevates men’s soccer team to program history

Trio of seniors elevates men’s soccer team to program history

Noah Alvarez
November 4, 2016
Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team is headed by three top leading scorers who all have one thing in common — seniority — but their journeys could not be more different. Senior forwards Alex Bettencourt, Nate Nugen and midfielder Ivan Ramirez have had huge impacts on the team this season...

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