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Sac State women’s volleyball falls in Boise State Classic

Sac State women’s volleyball falls in Boise State Classic

Mike Yun

September 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team competed in the Boise State Classic at Boise State University in Idaho on Friday and Saturday and finished the tournament (0-3) bringing their overall record to (5-9). The Hornets started off the tournament against undefeated University of Portland (...

Hornet Volleyball Player Mikaela Nocetti proves vital to team’s success

Hornet Volleyball Player Mikaela Nocetti proves vital to team’s success

Julia McPherson

September 14, 2018


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Mikaela Nocetti stood at the serving line in the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday, and for the first time in her career, she didn’t have a more experienced outside hitter by her side. When she arrived at Sacramento State after transferring from the University of Portland in 2016, she ...

VIDEO: Sacramento State volleyball recap vs UC Davis

Kelly Kiernan

September 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video, Volleyball

Sac State fell to UC Davis in four sets on Sept. 4, 2018. RELATED: Sac State volleyball plays sloppy, falls to UC Davis in four games

Sac State volleyball plays sloppy, falls to UC Davis in four games

Sac State volleyball plays sloppy, falls to UC Davis in four games

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State volleyball fell to UC Davis in four sets Tuesday at Colberg Court in the Causeway Classic. The Hornets (3-5) played three games over the weekend and failed to come out with the same energy that they would have liked to according to senior middle blocker Lana Brown. “I just t...

VIDEO: Hornet Invitational — Sac State women’s volleyball

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video, Volleyball

Sac State finishes second in the Hornet Invitational. They took a set against University of Arizona. RELATED: Sac State volleyball finishes second in Hornet Invitational

Sac State volleyball finishes second in Hornet Invitational

Sac State volleyball finishes second in Hornet Invitational

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team finished second in the Hornet Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Colberg Court to open its season. The Hornets won their opener against Utah State in four sets before losing to Cal State Northridge in a match that went to the fifth set that same night. S...

Sac State volleyball returns four starters from 15-1 team a season ago

Sac State volleyball returns four starters from 15-1 team a season ago

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Losing to North Dakota in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game in five sets was not how the Sacramento State volleyball team wanted to end the 2017 volleyball season. The heartbreak from the North Dakota game stayed with them into the postseason when they scored a season low — just 1...

Former MVP prepares for life after volleyball with Bleacher Report internship

Former MVP prepares for life after volleyball with Bleacher Report internship

Thomas Frey, News editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

Nearly eight years ago, University of Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford walked across the stage at Radio City Music Hall to shake NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s hand after being chosen as the No. 1 overall pick of the St. Louis Rams in the 2010 NFL Draft. Kennedy Kurtz — who won Big Sky Conference...

Hornets set to transition from indoor to outdoor beach volleyball

Hornets set to transition from indoor to outdoor beach volleyball

Tessa DeVere

February 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State is all set to begin its sixth season of beach volleyball competition on Friday at the Stanford Tournament in Palo Alto. The 14-member squad — which finished its indoor volleyball season with a Big Sky Conference regular season title in the fall — will be focused on passing, setting and overall b...

Big Sky loss looms large as Sac State volleyball falls in NIVC Tournament

Big Sky loss looms large as Sac State volleyball falls in NIVC Tournament

Thomas Frey

November 28, 2017


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State fell quickly to UC Irvine in three sets in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship Tournament Tuesday in the Alex G. Spanos Center at the University of the Pacific. The Hornets (26-10, 15-1 Big Sky) were coming off a five-set loss to North Dakota in the B...

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