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After starting conference play 3-6, Sac State baseball has won 10 of 15 as the baseball season heads into the final stretch while Sac State takes fifth series in a row.

SERIES RECAP: Keeping it consistent, Hornets take series for 5th straight weekend

Dylan McNeill May 3, 2022
After starting conference play 3-6, Sac State baseball has won 10 of 15 as the baseball season heads into the final stretch while Sac State takes fifth series in a row.
[File Photo] Junior second baseman Rylee Gresham lays down a bunt against Portland State. Gresham was able to score a run this weekend as a pinch-runner against Weber State.

Sacramento State softball swept on the road by Weber State

Spencer Fielding May 1, 2022
Sac State softball team was outscored 20-4 in a three-game sweep against Weber State in their recent weekend matchup. Read the recap here:
Maddy Ferreros stands in front of the Sac State tennis court after finishing her training on April 20, 2022. She was named the Big Sky Conference womens tennis co-player of the week on April 5, 2022.

Sacramento State women’s tennis newcomer gleams in first season

Anh Nguyen April 28, 2022
Sacramento State freshman Maddy Ferreros was named Big Sky conference tennis co-player of the week for the first time since 2020
Marissa Bertuccio pitches against the University of Montana on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Shea Stadium. The softball team currently sits with a 25-20 record after winning three straight against Montana last weekend. (Photo by Spencer Fielding. Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

Baseball and softball keep rolling with key series wins, tennis teams prepare for Big Sky tournament: SWARM REPORT PODCAST

Brandon Bailey and Spencer Fielding April 27, 2022
Brandon Bailey interviews softball beat writer Spencer Fielding about the team's current status and then gives a rundown of the spring sports going on around campus on another episode of the Swarm Report.
Sacramento State Sophomore sprinter LaTrouchka Duke poses at Hornet Stadium track on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Duke has recently placed second in the 60 meter Big Sky championship finale.

Sac State Track and Field sophomore sprinter makes strong return

Carina Arroyo April 26, 2022
Sacramento State sophomore sprinter LaTrouchka Duke makes a strong return to the track for her season with a different approach as a team captain.
[FILE PHOTO]Sac State junior outfielder Trevor Doyle connects on a ball Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Klein Family Field in Stockton, California in a 13-6 Hornet win. Doyle hit his first homer of the year this weekend against Dixie State as the Hornets moved above .500 in WAC play.

SERIES RECAP: Sac State wins another series, taking 2 of 3 from Dixie State

Dylan McNeill April 25, 2022
Sac State baseball wins another series by taking 2 of 3 on the road against Dixie State. The Hornets haven’t dropped a series since the first week of April:
Lewa Day rounds the bases as she hits her 12th home run of the season against the University of Montana on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Shea Stadium. Day had five hits in 10  plate appearances.

Breaking records! Sac State softball sweeps University of Montana

Spencer Fielding April 24, 2022
The Sacramento State softball team sweeps the University of Montana and breaks a team record for most home runs in a season.
Sophomore outfielder Cesar Valero connects on a pitch against University of the Pacific at Klein Family Field in Stockton, California Tuesday, April 19,2022. Valero talked with State Hornet staffer Dylan McNeill about his baseball journey on the latest episode of the Swarm Report. (Photo by Dominique Williams. Graphic made in Canva by Mack Ervin III)

Sac State baseball and softball pick up wins, men’s tennis set for Big Sky tournament (ft. Cesar Valero): SWARM REPORT PODCAST

Jordan Latimore and Dylan McNeill April 21, 2022
Sports co-editor Jordan Latimore is joined by Dylan McNeill and sophomore outfielder Cesar Valero to talk Sac State baseball on this week's Swarm Report.
Marissa Bertuccio poses in front of the Hornet Athletic Center on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Bertuccio has won three Big Sky Conference pitcher of the week awards so far this season.

Sac State softball pitcher’s journey to team’s ace

Spencer Fielding April 21, 2022

As the dust settled from pitcher Marissa Bertuccio’s dominant high school career, it was clear that she was different from her teammates. Her coaches and team said she had always been a great athlete,...

Sophomore infielder Gunner Gouldsmith (middle) and senior infielder Steven Moretto(second from right) greet senior Keith Torres(far right) with fist bumps as he takes the field at Klein Family Field against University of the Pacific on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 in Stockton, California.,Everybody contributed and did their part to get the win tonight, said Torres, who finished the game 4-4.

GALLERY: Swipe through our best shots of Sac State’s UOP baseball win

Dylan McNeill and Dominique Williams April 20, 2022
PHOTO GALLERY: Sac State baseball goes on the road and take a 13-6 win over the University of the Pacific
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