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Team USA volleyball coach could be teaching your class

Team USA volleyball coach could be teaching your class

Luis Platero

April 18, 2019


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After leaving Sacramento State in 2004 and going on to both teach as well as coach at levels as high as the Olympics, Andrea Becker didn’t think she would ever be a part of the university again. “I never in my wildest dreams thought I would return to Cal State Sacramento,” said Becker. Bec...

Women’s beach volleyball team show consistency despite woes

Women’s beach volleyball team show consistency despite woes

Nicholas Corey

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State women’s beach volleyball went 1-3 in its first two-day tournament this season at Livermore Park in Folsom, moving their record to 1-6 overall. Their lone win this season came against the University of San Francisco in a close contest 3-2 on Friday to start the tournament. Sac State...

Sac State beach volleyball team prepares for 2019 season

Sac State beach volleyball team prepares for 2019 season

Clarissa Pacheco

March 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After finishing 2018 with a 4-17 record, Sacramento State’s beach volleyball team is back and hoping to beat last season’s record Last season, the Hornets lost eight straight matches before clinching their first win against CSU Bakersfield Coming from an indoor season where the Hornets fini...

Hornet volleyball loses 3-2 to Idaho

Hornet volleyball loses 3-2 to Idaho

Will Coburn

November 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State Volleyball lost against University of Idaho in a five-set battle Saturday night in the Nest 25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 19-25 and 6-15. Idaho’s victory put them in first place in the Big Sky Conference at 12-3, and Sac State is now in third place at 10-4. The Hornets had 56 kills a...

Sac State volleyball sweeps Eastern Washington

Sac State volleyball sweeps Eastern Washington

Aaron Jackson

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept Eastern Washington in three sets Thursday night at the Nest 25-22, 25-8, 25-18. The Hornets had 43 kills, 20 more than the Eagles, and 55 digs while maintaining a hitting percentage of .330. Sac State won the first set 25-22 after coming back from an ...

Sac State volleyball sweeps Southern Utah on Saturday

Sac State volleyball sweeps Southern Utah on Saturday

Souvanna Jarvis

October 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept the Southern Utah Thunderbirds Saturday at Southern Utah University, bringing their overall record to 14-12, 9-3 in the Big Sky Conference. While the Hornets gained another victory, the first two sets consisted of a shortage of points early on. The firs...

Sac State volleyball beats Northern Arizona in thriller

Sac State volleyball beats Northern Arizona in thriller

Mike Yun

September 29, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team defeated Northern Arizona University in five sets at Colberg Court on Saturday. With this win, the Hornets (3-1) are now tied for second place in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets also extend their win streak against the Lumberjacks to seven straight home victor...

Southern Utah’s van broken into at Chili’s before volleyball game at Sac State

Southern Utah’s van broken into at Chili’s before volleyball game at Sac State

Thomas Frey, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

While eating at Chili’s before their game against Sacramento State on Thursday, the van that belongs to Southern Utah University’s volleyball team was broken in to, according to Hornet Athletics. The game was originally supposed to start at 7 p.m. but was pushed back until 8 p.m. while the Thunde...

VIDEO: Sac State volleyball player Mikaela Nocetti

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video, Volleyball

Mikaela Nocetti talks about recording her 1,000th career kill on Saturday, her injury and the team's home matchups this weekend against Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. RELATED: Hornet Volleyball Player Mikaela Nocetti proves vital to team’s success...

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 (...

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