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Beach volleyball team victorious in last 3 regular-season games

Beach volleyball team victorious in last 3 regular-season games

Carlo Marzan
April 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State beach volleyball team won its last three regular-season contests against San Francisco, San Jose State and Cal Poly Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. This was the Hornets’ first time competing in three games in in one day, which tested their conditioning and resi...

Volleyball team to travel overseas for competition in China

Volleyball team to travel overseas for competition in China

Alec Romero
March 20, 2017
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After a conference title for indoor competition and a 3-2 record to start the beach volleyball season, Sacramento State will take a five-game road trip to China this May. The Hornets will play these matches over the course of 11 days against a variety of youth, college and professional clubs in cit...

Sac State spiked against Boise State beach volleyball team

Sac State spiked against Boise State beach volleyball team

Carlo Marzan
March 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s beach volleyball team lost to Boise State Sunday in a 5-0 sweep at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. The Hornets' No. 5 duo of juniors Lana Brown and Hannah Meadows had close sets against the Broncos, but came up short in both, 21-18 and 21-19. Sac State sophomores Skyle...

Beach volleyball team serves losses to San Francisco, San Jose State

Beach volleyball team serves losses to San Francisco, San Jose State

Carlo Marzan
March 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State beach volleyball team defeated the San Francisco Dons (5-0) and San Jose State Spartans (3-2) Saturday at Livermore Community Park in Folsom. The No. 1 team of Madeline Cannon and Morgan Stanley, Shannon Boyle and Lexie Skalbeck (No. 2), and Paige Swinney and Lana Brown (No. 5) ...

Hornets try out for US Women’s National Volleyball Team

Hornets try out for US Women’s National Volleyball Team

Alec Romero
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State volleyball was represented on a national stage after juniors Kennedy Kurtz and Shannon Boyle competed at the U.S. Women’s National Team open tryouts from March 3-5. Kurtz and Boyle were among 250 of the nation’s best indoor volleyball players from more than 90 colleges and high ...

Volleyball team achieves 20-win total for second straight season

Volleyball team achieves 20-win total for second straight season

Ryan Lewis
December 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball season came to a close earlier than anticipated after losing in the second round of the Big Sky Tournament in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Sac State (20-12, 13-3 Big Sky) finished first in the Big Sky South division and was just shy of hosting the Big Sky Tournament ...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Wildcats on senior night 3-0

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Wildcats on senior night 3-0

Stephanie Beachley
November 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Fans at Colberg Court erupted with cheers Saturday afternoon after the Sacramento State volleyball team swept Weber State in three sets to continue an eight-game winning streak on senior night. Not only does this sweep (25-19, 25-21, 25-19) set the Hornets up as the No. 2 seed entering the Big Sky...

Sac State setter assists women’s volleyball team to success

Sac State setter assists women’s volleyball team to success

Ryan Lewis
November 9, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team not only has a player ranked fifth in the nation in assists, but a junior the team can count on to take the lead. Sac State junior setter Kennedy Kurtz leads the Big Sky Conference in assists (1167) as of Nov. 9 and at one point was ranked second in t...

Hornets defeat Portland State 3-1, continue six-game volleyball winning streak

Hornets defeat Portland State 3-1, continue six-game volleyball winning streak

Ryan Lewis
November 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State defeated Portland State 3-1 on Saturday, and the women’s volleyball team is riding a six-game winning streak with two games remaining before the Big Sky Tournament. After winning its final regular-season road match against Montana State on Nov. 3, Sac State (17-11, 11-3 Big Sky)...

Women’s volleyball team looks to continue four-match winning streak

Women’s volleyball team looks to continue four-match winning streak

Stephanie Beachley
November 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team is prepped for battle as they take on Montana State tonight at Shroyer Gym in Bozeman, Montana. After its sweeps last week against Northern Arizona (25-15, 25-18, 25-19) on Oct. 27 and Southern Utah (25-12, 25-17, 25-20) on Oct. 29, the Hornets will look to...

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