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The State Hornet

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The State Hornet

Will students need masks in the fall? Police chief candidate town halls: STATE HORNET NEWS

James Fife, Allisyn Mayhew, and Garry Singh May 19, 2021
On this edition of State Hornet News, we talk to Sac State’s chief risk officer for risk management services about potential COVID-19 restrictions in the fall, Sac State will hold town hall meetings with the final candidates for police chief, there is a new virtual art exhibit, and more.
Sophomore midfielder Axel Ramirez (left) and assistant coach Pedro Lupercio (right) at Hornet Field after the spring exhibition game on May 8, 2020. Ramirez said the team was excited to finally get back on the field after a year and a half of no games.

Sac State men’s soccer team made their return to the pitch in spring exhibition season

Adeola Ogunsanya May 19, 2021
Sac State men’s soccer team had the opportunity to compete in exhibition games after having their regular season canceled in both the fall and the spring.
Sacramento State junior Dawsen Bacho crosses home plate as the team rushes the field after the walk-off win in the bottom of the seventh inning in game one against the University of San Francisco at John Smith Field at Sac State on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Moretto had three at-bats with one hit.

Sac State baseball takes 3 of 4 against University of San Francisco

Dylan McNeill May 17, 2021

The Hornets notched wins number 29, 30 and 31 of the season during a four-game weekend series against University of San Francisco, in which both teams hosted two games apiece.  The non-conference series...

Sacramento State’s Brandon Davis (11) passes the ball around Fresno Pacific A.J. Kirby (3) during the second half in the non-conference game at the Nest at Sac State in Sacramento, California, Jan. 3, 2021. Davis is going pro overseas to be the newest point guard to be signed onto the Mets de Guaynabo basketball team.

Sac State basketball player goes pro in Puerto Rico

Diego Tejeda May 14, 2021
Sacramento State's Brandon Davis talks about being the newest addition to the Mets de Guaynabo as a professional basketball player for the Baloncesto Superior Nacional league.
Sac State freshman Jennifer Koga practices putting at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on March 17, 2020. Koga was +18 for the Big Sky Tournament but had a much-improved final round, shooting a 4-over 76 and helping the Hornets clinch the Big Sky Conference Championship.

Sac State women’s golf team ranked as 17th seed in NCAA regional tournament

Brandon Bailey May 10, 2021
Sac State women's golf has been ranked as the 17th seed in the upcoming NCAA regionals. “You want to get out in front, it’s hard to chase when you’re going against a good team,” said coach David Sutherland.
(File photo) Martin Vincelli-Simard crosses home plate following a home run against Texas State on February 28, 2021. The Hornets split their series against California Baptist University despite hitting six home runs over the weekend.

Sac State baseball splits road series with California Baptist University

Dylan McNeill May 9, 2021
Matt Smith raises his batting average to .388 to lead the WAC. Smith’s hot bat led the Hornets to a 14-1 victory over California Baptist University on Sunday.
Sophomore third baseman Lewa Day secures a run for the Hornets against Southern Utah University at Kathryn Berg Field in the first game of the doubleheader Friday, May 7, 2021. Day hit four home runs during the games held Friday, setting a record for most home runs hit by one player in one calendar day in program history. Photo Credit: Joey DeGraaf and the Southern Utah University athletic department.

Sac State softball ends regular season with 1-2 series loss to Southern Utah

Giana Seltzer May 9, 2021
The Hornets dominated the Thunderbirds in the first game of their series matchup over the weekend but fell short in the last two games. Read about the highlights from this weekend’s softball game here.
Senior Ryan Walstad receives a ball at first base in the Hornets’ home game against Grand Canyon University on Sunday, May 2, 2021. In five at bats, Walstad claimed all three of Sac State’s RBIs during the game.

Sac State baseball outscored by 26 runs in series loss to Grand Canyon University

Dylan McNeill May 2, 2021
Conference play continued for the Hornets as they dropped three of four games to the Grand Canyon University Lopes at John Smith Field over the weekend.

‘Let the champagne bottle pop,’ all-time hitting record broken

Dominic Vitiello, Multimedia Reporter May 2, 2021

As he made his way up to bat, Matt Smith’s walkout song “If I Can’t” by 50 Cent set the stage for him to break the all-time hitting record at Sac State. Smith set the all-time hitting and RBI record...

Charizma Guzman pumps up her team before the start of the last of three games against Idaho State at Shea Stadium at Sacramento State on Saturday May 1, 2021. The Hornets dropped 2-of-3 from the Bengals over the weekend.

Sac State softball drops 2-of-3 to Idaho State in last home series

Giana Seltzer May 2, 2021
The Hornets lost 2-of-3 against Idaho State but still hold on to their third place spot in the Big Sky Conference.
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