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Women’s soccer team edged 1-0 by undefeated Texas

Women’s soccer team edged 1-0 by undefeated Texas

Carlo Marzan

September 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Softball, Sports

Following its victory over UNLV, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team challenged another team’s undefeated record in the form of the Texas Longhorns Sunday at Hornet Field. With an early goal in the first half, the Longhorns (5-0) held on to defeat the Hornets 1-0 and bring the Hornets record t...

Sac State softball team eliminated from Big Sky Tournament

Sac State softball team eliminated from Big Sky Tournament

Noah Alvarez

May 15, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team scored 26 runs during the Big Sky Tournament but fell twice to Idaho State for the second year in a row Friday in Ogden, Utah. Each of the nine hitters in the starting lineups had three or more hits in the tournament, but three defensive errors cost Sac State (21-28...

Softball slugger shatters single-season home run record

Softball slugger shatters single-season home run record

Noah Alvarez

May 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Softball, Sports

Freshman outfielder Suzy Brookshire hit her first collegiate home run on Feb. 25 — two months later, she bashed her way into the softball history books after hitting her 13th home run of the season. Brookshire, a true freshman from San Benito High School, hit two home runs during the Sacramento St...

Hornets sweep Northern Colorado, move up to 4th place in Big Sky

Hornets sweep Northern Colorado, move up to 4th place in Big Sky

Noah Alvarez

April 30, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

In its final home series of the year, the Sacramento State softball team executed a three-game sweep over Northern Colorado this weekend at Shea Stadium. The Hornets (18-25-1, 8-9 Big Sky Conference) outscored the Bears (19-33, 7-11 Big Sky Conference) 12-4 this weekend and capped the series off...

Hornets fall to No. 22 ranked Cal softball team 2-0

Hornets fall to No. 22 ranked Cal softball team 2-0

Noah Alvarez

April 19, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Despite holding the No. 22 ranked Cal Golden Bears to only two runs, the Sacramento State softball team only collected two hits in a 2-0 loss Wednesday at Shea Stadium. The Hornets, who were no-hit for the first six innings, brought the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning, b...

Hornets drop doubleheader, lose 3-game series against Montana

Hornets drop doubleheader, lose 3-game series against Montana

Raul Hernandez

April 9, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team dropped Sunday’s doubleheader to Montana by identical 3-2 scores to end its three-game series against the Grizzlies this weekend at Shea Stadium. The Hornets won the first game of the series Saturday after freshman left fielder Suzy Brookshire (2-for-4 at the p...

Former Sac State softball star to have jersey retired

Former Sac State softball star to have jersey retired

Alec Romero

April 7, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The No. 21 jersey of former Sacramento State right-handed pitcher Joanne English will be retired this Saturday. English becomes the third Sac State softball player to have her number retired in program history, joining Susie Bugliarello (No. 17 in 2005) and Lindy Winkler (No. 3 in 2014). From 1978 to 1981,...

Sac State softball team posts mercy-rule win against Idaho State

Sac State softball team posts mercy-rule win against Idaho State

Cameron Leng

April 2, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team posted a 10-1 mercy-rule victory against the Idaho State Bengals and ended the game with a home run Saturday at Shea Stadium. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Sac State took a 7-1 lead over Idaho State after a sacrifice fly by sophomore Sydney Rasmussen to sco...

Sac State softball team drops doubleheader against Idaho State

Sac State softball team drops doubleheader against Idaho State

Matthew Nobert

March 31, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team suffered back-to-back losses in its doubleheader against Idaho State Friday at Shea Stadium. The Hornets fell 6-4 in game one and 4-1 in the second matchup against the Bengals, while heavy winds persisted throughout the afternoon. Sac State (11-17-1, 1-3 Big Sky...

Sac State strands four runners in 4-0 loss to Gauchos

Sac State strands four runners in 4-0 loss to Gauchos

Noah Alvarez

March 28, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Despite only allowing four hits, the Sacramento State softball team lost 4-0 after stranding four runners on base to the visiting UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Tuesday at Shea Stadium. The Hornets (11-15, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) brought the tying run to the plate in the seventh inning after loading the bas...

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