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(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.
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...

Sac State baseball's dugout during a loss against Kansas University at Hoglund Ballpark on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The Hornets split their two-game series versus the BIG 12 opponent as they head home to take on Grand Canyon University. Photo courtesy of the University Daily Kansan.

Sac State baseball splits two-game series with Kansas Jayhawks

Dylan McNeill April 28, 2021
Sac State baseball split a series with the Kansas Jayhawks as Nick Iwasa and Martin Vincelli-Simard led the way offensively for the Hornets.
Sac State hitter Matt Smith swings against the Stanford Cardinals on March 29 in a 3-2 Hornet win. Smith became the Sac State leader in hits and RBIs on April 25 against Northern Colorado.

Sac State baseball team splits four-game series with Northern Colorado

Dylan McNeill April 26, 2021
The Sac State baseball team’s Matt Smith set two Sac State records as the team split a four-game series against University of Northern Colorado.
 Matt Smith and Ryan Walstad fielding for the Hornets at John Smith Field. Smith and Walstad are first and second on the team in batting average. (Photos by Deanna Sanchez.)

Senior baseball players Matt Smith, Ryan Walstad lead Hornets through abnormal season

Dylan McNeill April 23, 2021
Two Seniors are helping lead Sac State hitting to making the first top 25 ranking in school history. Hear how they stayed ready through the pandemic to produce for the Hornets.

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...

 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.
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.
Sacramento State second baseman Jorge Bojorquez fields a roundball and throws to first in game one of Friday's action. The Hornets held on to win 10-5 at John Smith Field.

Sac State baseball team splits doubleheader against New Mexico State

Dylan McNeill April 9, 2021
Scott Randall continued his tremendous season for the Hornets Friday, adding his fifth win, with 11 strikeouts for Sac State baseball.
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