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GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

GALLERY: Hornet Stadium hosts USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships

Nicole Fowler
June 26, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports

Sacramento State hosted the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships from June 22-25 at Hornet Stadium. Check out our photo gallery of the four-day event that drew nearly 30,000 spectators to Sacramento. Notes: Photo No. 1: Left, Deajah Stevens finishes first in the first round of the wom...

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs
May 29, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Sac State baseball sweeps final home series, celebrates Senior Day

Kameron Schmid
May 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State’s baseball team beat the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros 8-6 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep in its last home series, the second series sweep of the Hornets season. Sac State (28-27, 12-12 Western Athletic Conference) locked itself in as the No. 3 seed in next week’s Wes...

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...

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Andre Newell
May 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively, in the Big Sky Conference Championships from May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium. Sac State’s men’s team finished with a total of 131.20 points, while the women’s team finished with 107 behind Montana ...

And the winners are…

And the winners are…

State Hornet
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, Culture, Featured, News, Opinion, Sports

Over the past several weeks, The State Hornet has conducted an extensive poll of members of the Sacramento State community about dozens of their likes (and a few of their dislikes). Where do we like to eat and study? What are our favorite professors, majors and clubs? What campus events and sports m...

Justin Dillon voted ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Justin Dillon voted ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Max Jacobs
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, News, Sports

Click here for full results. Senior pitcher Justin Dillon took the honor of best Sacramento State male athlete after making history in his final season — throwing the first no-hitter in the baseball programs’ Division I history. Dillon, who had two seasons ended by injuries during his tenure...

Caitlin Soliwoda voted ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

Caitlin Soliwoda voted ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

Will Moon
May 11, 2017
Filed under Best of Sac State, News, Sports

Click here for full results. After placing 10th all-around at the NCAA Seattle Regional in April, junior gymnast Caitlin Soliwoda was voted this year’s best female athlete at Sacramento State in The State Hornet’s readers’ poll. Soliwoda, who was among four Hornets competing individually at t...

Redemption: Hornets overcome last year’s painful finish to win Big Sky

Redemption: Hornets overcome last year’s painful finish to win Big Sky

Thomas Frey
May 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The stain of last year’s finish at the Big Sky Championships has stuck with the Sacramento State men’s golf team for all year. The Hornets were up four strokes heading into the final round before Idaho improved its second round score by 18 strokes to shoot a tournament low of 271 in the third r...

Sac State women’s golf ends 10-year NCAA Regional drought

Sac State women’s golf ends 10-year NCAA Regional drought

Thomas Frey
May 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

For the first time since 2007 and in only the second time in school history, the Sacramento State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Championships to advance to an NCAA Regional. With a young roster, the Hornets had to overcome a rainy stretch in February that took away almost all of their practice...

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