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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Junior catcher Elie Kligman taking a lead at first base at John Smith Field against California Baptist University Friday, April 5, 2024. Kligman is the second player on the team who can switch hits along with senior shortstop Gunner Gouldsmith.

Sac State left seeing red in Stanford

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 19, 2024
Sac State traveled to Stanford and lost a competitive game 12-8 to Stanford University
Senior pitcher Marissa Bertuccio pitching against Portland State at home Friday, April 12, 2024. Bertuccio currently has the lowest ERA in the Big Sky Conference and holds second place in strikeouts and wins.

Sac State softball struggles to get their bats going against Portland State

Rinn Lee, Staffer April 19, 2024
After a sunny double header against Portland State, game three was rained out ending the Hornets’ weekend with a single win and a single loss.
Senior third baseman Jorge Bojorquez getting ready to swing against California Baptist University on Friday, April 5, 2024. Bojorquez holds the school record for the most runs by a player in Sacramento State with 143 runs.

Sac State leaves some angry birds in Bellevue

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 16, 2024
Sac State travels to Seattle University and leaves with a three-game sweep in the WAC.
Senior shortstop Gunner Gouldsmith gauging the pitcher’s timing against California Baptist University on Saturday, April 6, 2024. Gouldsmith is one of the two batters that can switch hit along with junior catcher Elie Kiligman.

Sac State gets in some fowl-play in Oregon

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 12, 2024
Sac State played against the University of Oregon in two midweek non-conference games
Seniors Mate Voros and Mark Keki with Sac State men’s tennis head coach Kevin Kurtz after receiving their awards for their achievements  Saturday April 6, 2024. The senior ceremony happened after their doubles match against Portland State.

Hornets leave the nest smiling after brutal beatdown of the Vikings

Ryan Lorenz, Staffer April 10, 2024
In a day full of emotion, the Sac State men’s tennis team battled through adversity and emotion to put on a show for their family and friends for their last home match
 Freshman Women’s Tennis player Reese Walker poses for a picture outside Yosemite Hall Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Walker has started the 2024 season off with eight wins while having a total of seven losses as well.

Texas born freshman is the missing piece in puzzle for Sac State women’s tennis

Orlando Fuller, Staffer April 10, 2024
Sacramento State women’s tennis player Reese Walker defies the odds and makes a name for herself as a Hornet.
Senior shortstop Gunner Gouldsmith hitting a line drive against California Baptist University Friday, April 5, 2024. Gouldsmith had no hits in his three at-bats but would induce one walk.

Sac State learns hard lesson against California Baptist University

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 9, 2024
Sac State baseball lost their weekend Western Athletic Conference series to California Baptist University 2-1.
Redshirt freshman center fielder Brett Ott sliding into third base on a close play against the University of San Francisco Monday, April 1, 2024. Ott went one for four and scored two runs against the USF.

Sac State regroups after a tough weekend in Phoenix

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 5, 2024
Sac State played a series against Grand Canyon University and two one-off games against the University of San Francisco and the University of Nevada
Senior left fielder Alexis Parish batting against Santa Clara Friday, March 5, 2024. Alexis Parish was seven for ten in their three game series against Northern Colorado.

Sac State softball plays ring around the bases against Northern Colorado

Rinn Lee, Staffer April 4, 2024
The Sac State softball team started Big Sky Conference play strong with a 2-1 tournament record with strong pitching on defense and clutch plays from Hornets’ offense.
Sacramento State’s women’s tennis freshman Irene Riva celebrates a point in her doubles match against the UC San Diego Tritons on Thursday, March 28, 2024. The Hornets defeated the Tritons 4-0 in their match-up winning the doubles and the singles.

Hornets’ rackets create a racket for UC San Diego

Ryan Lorenz, Staffer April 4, 2024
Sac State women’s tennis has proven to be a powerhouse in the Big Sky Conference, putting up another win and defending their home court against UC San Diego.
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