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Sac State softball benefits from solid coaching

Sac State softball benefits from solid coaching

Connor Ashford
May 4, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Behind the Sacramento State athletes on the field for the school are coaches who commit a huge portion of their time in dedication to their players. For the softball staff, together for their third year, they are seeing their work show up in their players’ performance, as the softball team is...

Hornets waste no time in putting away Idaho State

Connor Ashford
April 24, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State’s softball team got back on the right track Saturday, beating Idaho State (21-20) in six innings by a final score of 10-1 on the road. After weather caused a late start to the game, the Hornets (23-17, 12-3 in the Big Sky Conference) got started early, with a Zamari Hinton double...

Hornets drop doubleheader to Idaho State

Hornets drop doubleheader to Idaho State

Connor Ashford
April 24, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team lost both games of a doubleheader against Idaho State on Friday, losing by finals of 7-4 and 5-3. The first game saw the Hornets (22-17) start strong, scoring two runs in the first inning. Second baseman Zamari Hinton hit a out-out triple and scored on a Bengal...

‘Freshman 6’ carry the torch for the future of softball

Connor Ashford
April 14, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

While the Sacramento State softball team stays focused on one game at a time, their future truly looks bright. A large freshman class for the Hornets features six new faces, each fitting the frame of what coach Lori Perez wants out of the players on her team. This is the first class brought in by...

Hornets put the stingers on Santa Clara

Connor Ashford
April 13, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team crushed non-conference foe Santa Clara on Wednesday afternoon, finishing the Bears off by a final score of 9-0 in just five innings. Sac State got the scoring started in the bottom of the first. Second baseman Zamari Hinton laid down a bunt base hit and design...

Hornets complete sweep of Northern Colorado

Connor Ashford
April 10, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State’s softball team capped off its three-game road trip with a win against Northern Colorado 4-1, finishing the sweep and putting the Hornets in sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference.   The Hornets threatened throughout the game, starting off the game by putting two base runn...

Sac State takes doubleheader on Friday

Connor Ashford
April 10, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team swept Big Sky Conference foe Northern Colorado in a Friday doubleheader on the road, winning by scores of 11-7 in the first game and 8-5 in the second. The first game of the day featured tons of offense from both sides. Sac State went small-ball, scoring 11 ru...

Hornets shut out by Pacific

Connor Ashford
April 6, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team lost at home to the University of the Pacific on Tuesday afternoon by a final score of 4-0 in the Hornets' first game back from their road trip. Sac State starting pitcher Savanna Corr got off to a shaky start, giving up a walk and a hit to the first two bat...

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

Chris Bullock
April 3, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Softball, Sports

When you have a moment, take the time to visit the Nest. As soon as you walk in, you'll see a trophy case with an assortment of trophies. When you take a close look at it, you'll see that there isn't just awards won by male athletes; some of the best honors were earned by female athletes. All o...

Hornets split doubleheader with Montana

Hornets split doubleheader with Montana

Connor Ashford
April 2, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team split a pair of games on Friday afternoon against Montana, edging out a close 7-5 win in the first game and losing 9-2 in the second game. The double header featured two competitive games, with the Hornets (14-14) and Grizzlies (13-17) giving each other their first Bi...

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