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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 wins Big Sky tournament

Max Connor April 21, 2021
The Sac State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Tournament by five strokes on Wednesday. Sophomore Tess Blair led the way for the Hornets with a total score of -1 and was the only player to shoot under par for the tournament.

Baseball fans return to John Smith Field

Allisyn Mayhew April 21, 2021

The first 24 games of the Sac State Baseball season were spent fan-less due to the pandemic. On April1, fans were welcomed back to John Smith Field to cheer on their favorite players. Although there is...

Mark Campbell and athletic director Mark Orr pose on stage Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Sac State. Campbell was formally introduced as the next head coach for the women's basketball team. Credit: Hornet Athletics

New Sac State women’s basketball coach Mark Campbell officially introduced

Jordan Latimore April 21, 2021

Sac State officially introduced Mark Campbell as the new head coach for the Women’s basketball team Wednesday, becoming the program’s sixth head coach. The former University of Oregon assistant...

Sac State beach volleyball unveils ‘Hornet Beach’ with ribbon-cutting

Madelaine Church April 21, 2021
Sac State President Robert Nelsen and Sac State’s beach volleyball team unveiled the campus’ new sand court. Four months were spent building the 26,000 square foot court located on the west side of campus near the softball facility and tennis courts.
 Sac State baseball player second year Ryan Tinsley pitches the ball during the game against Seattle University on Sunday, April 18, 2021. Sac State won the game by the score of 11-4.

Sac State baseball snaps 3-game losing streak, salvages series versus Seattle University

Dylan McNeill April 18, 2021
The Hornets’ bats came back to life after going 24 straight innings without scoring a run and put up 11 to beat Seattle University 11-4 on Sunday.
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Sac State Smash Ultimate and Valorant secure ECAC semifinals spots: E-Swarm Report

Colby Case April 17, 2021
The Sac State Green Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team made it to the semifinals after playing two back-to-back matches Monday, April 16. The Hornets Valorant team emerged victorious in a revenge match against Catawba in a 2-0 sweep Tuesday.
Oregon women's basketball associate head coach Mark Campbell instructs players at a practice on October 7,2015. Sac State women’s basketball made a splash hire with the naming of Mark Campbell, who once helped lead University of Oregon to the final four, as the program’s next head coach.
(Steven Ahn/ Daily Emerald)

Sac State women’s basketball makes splash hire of Mark Campbell

Jordan Latimore April 16, 2021
After one of the most rugged seasons in recent memory, Sac State women’s basketball has found new hope with the hiring of Mark Campbell from the University of Oregon.

Hornets’ softball junior Mejia sets school home run record

Dominic Vitiello April 13, 2021

Sacramento State junior Alondra Mejia set a school record of three home runs in a single game against the Montana Grizzlies on Saturday, April 3. In 54 years, Sac State softball has never recorded more...

Senior infielder Ryan Walstad tags one of New Mexico's players as they leap toward first base at Sac State's John Smith Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The Hornets beat the Aggies by a final score of 4-0.

Hornets baseball team take series versus New Mexico State

Dylan McNeill April 12, 2021
Following Friday’s blowout loss, the Hornets baseball team took back-to-back games to clinch the series on Sunday.
 Marissa Bertuccio pitches a fastball to Weber State University during the first game of a doubleheader at home at Shea Stadium on Friday, March 26, 2021. The Hornets lost the first game of the doubleheader 5-4.

Sac State softball gets swept in series against Weber State

Giana Seltzer April 12, 2021
Sac State softball struggled to keep its six-game winning streak alive against Weber State.
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