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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Tennis

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
Sac State junior Ori Maior serving against Montana State Thursday, April 14th, 2022 at the Bobcat-Anderson Tennis Center. The Hornets dropped their regular-season finale against the Bobcats 7-0.

Sac State’s Men’s Tennis suffers massive loss at Montana State

Kamelia Varasteh and Stacy Hanson April 17, 2022
Hornets end the regular season on a blowout road loss:
Sac State sophomore Rudolfs Aksenoks returns a serve to teammate Mate Voros on the other side of the court, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, Asenoks is 4-0 this season in singles matches.

PREVIEW: Sac State’s men’s tennis team faces Saint Mary’s after two straight losses.

Hugo Quintanilla February 20, 2022
The Sac State men’s tennis has won five of their first eight matches going into their game against Saint Mary’s.
Freshmen Rudolfs Aksenoks and Jan Silva fist bumping during their doubles set against Saint Mary’s Friday, March 12, at the Sac State tennis courts. The men’s tennis team lost  the match 4-1.

Sac State men’s tennis continues struggle of recruiting U.S. players

Colin Madigan March 31, 2021
Sac State men’s tennis coaches explain how the pandemic as well as other factors have led to difficulties recruiting U.S. players. Overseas players tell why they ultimately chose Sac State. The coaches express their optimism for what the future holds for this program.
Senior forward Julia Herrera plays keep away against Eastern Washington player Brittany Deldrige in the opening of Big Sky Conference play Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Sac State soccer stadium. Herrera claimed 1 of the 5 total shots taken by Sac State.

Swarm Report March 19: All wins and ties for Sac State teams on Friday

Colin Madigan March 19, 2021
It was a good day for Sac State sports: The women’s tennis team got its first win of the season and the baseball team won its doubleheader.
Sac State freshman Jan Silva celebrates after a great serve against Fresno State on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Silva lost his singles match and the Hornets lost to the Bulldogs dropping to 2-7 on the season.

SWARM REPORT March 14: Sac State baseball team pours on the scoring

Garry Singh March 14, 2021

In today’s matchups in Hornet sports, it was a light day with only three Sac State teams playing. Two of the games were played away and one game was played at home. The baseball team came out with a...

Setter Ashtin Olin sets the ball for teammates Bridgette Smith or Sarah Falk to spike during the third set of Sacramento State’s last game at home against Portland State University at the Nest Sunday, March 13, 2021. The Hornets lost the match against Portland State with a final score of 3-1.

SWARM REPORT MARCH 13: Rough day for Sac State sports, all teams lose

Robert J. Hansen March 13, 2021
It was a rough day for Sac State athletics as no team won on Saturday.
Swarm Report March 12: Sac State baseball team demolishes, women’s tennis team remains winless

Swarm Report March 12: Sac State baseball team demolishes, women’s tennis team remains winless

Jordan Latimore March 13, 2021
In a busy day of sports, Sac State saw glimpses of greatness and disappointment. Here’s the Swarm Report for March 12.
What to watch for this week in Hornet Sports. The baseball team faces Tarleton State in hope of bouncing back from last week’s loss, and the women’s volleyball team hopes to stay undefeated on its homecourt against Portland State.
Graphic by Max Connor

Hornet Sports weekly preview: 5 Sac State matches to keep your eye on

Brandon Bailey March 12, 2021
The softball team looks to get an upset against Pac-12 powerhouse Oregon State, the women’s tennis team is still searching for its first win of the season, and the volleyball team looks to stay undefeated in the Nest.
Swarm Report March 7: Sac State softball team splits doubleheader, tennis player beats nationally ranked player

Swarm Report March 7: Sac State softball team splits doubleheader, tennis player beats nationally ranked player

Robert J. Hansen March 8, 2021
The baseball team lost to Santa Clara, and a Sac State tennis player beat a nationally ranked player.
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