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International athletes caught between Sac State, home countries

Incoming freshman Rudolfs Akenoks practicing tennis in Latvia. Akenoks will be able to come to Sacramento State's campus in January. Photo courtesy of Rudolfs Akenoks.
Jason Gallardo December 10, 2020
Many Sac State international athletes decided to stay in their home country until it is safe to return, while some chose to return to campus.

Women at Sac State speak out on gender inequalities within athletics

Sac State track and field assistant coach Kimberly Graham-Miller poses at the Hornet Stadium Monday, Oct. 26. Graham-Miller discussed the importance of female empowerment and support in athletics.
Jenna Cooper November 16, 2020
Sacramento State athletes discussed the importance of coaching opportunities and female representation in the male-dominated athletics.

Sac State men’s tennis team drops 9th straight match

Sac State senior Louis Chabut serves during the doubles set on Friday, March 6 versus University of Hawaii at the Sac State Tennis Courts. The Hornets fell to Hawaii 4-0.
Dylan McNeill March 6, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team was handed their 9th straight loss in a competitive yet lopsided match against the University of Hawaii on Friday by a score of 4-0. The match was the first...

Sac State women’s tennis team suffers 7th straight loss against Pacific

Sac State freshman Paige Alter prepares to serve in her singles match against Pacific on Sunday, Feb. 23 at the Sacramento State courts. The Hornets fell to the Tigers 6-1.
Jordan Latimore February 23, 2020

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team suffered its seventh consecutive loss Sunday against the University of the Pacific in a final score of 6-1.  The Hornets (0-7) were unable to secure their...

Sac State men’s tennis falls to Washington in 5th straight loss

Sac State senior Hermont Legaspi prepares to serve during a doubles match against Washington at Sacramento State Courts on Saturday, Feb. 22. The Hornets lost to Washington 6-1.
Luis Platero February 22, 2020

The Sacramento State men's tennis team lost to the University of Washington 6-1 for their fifth straight loss Saturday. The Hornets (1-6, 1-0 Big Sky Conference) could not end the losing streak against...

PHOTO GALLERY: Sac State women’s tennis team defeated by University of San Francisco

Sac State's Ege Tomey looks to see whether her returned ball makes it in or out during a singles game home match on Saturday, Feb. 1. The Hornets fell to the University of San Francisco 6-1.
Laura Tang February 2, 2020

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team was defeated by the University of San Francisco 6-1 during the home opener Saturday afternoon at the Sac State tennis courts. Junior Jenna Dorian and sophomore...

Sac State men’s tennis team wins home opener over Eastern Washington 5-2

Sac State senior Hermont Legaspi prepares to serve during a singles match against Eastern Washington at the Sacramento State Courts on Friday, Jan. 24. The Hornets defeated Eastern Washington 5-2.
Luis Platero January 24, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s tennis team defeated Eastern Washington 5-2 for its first Big Sky Conference win of the season on Friday in their home opener.  The Hornets (1-1, 1-0 Big Sky) bounced back...

Sac State women’s tennis team starts fundraiser to pay for already purchased lockers

Sac State junior tennis player Jenna Dorian returns a serve during practice. The women's tennis team will be getting a new locker room in Yosemite Hall 169 for the team's 11 players.
Shikhar Mohan December 16, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s tennis team recently generated a fundraiser on the Hornet Athletics website to bring in money for new lockers that had already been purchased. The fundraiser was created...

Sac State women’s tennis team ready for challenge of new season

Sac State women's tennis coach Cami Hubbs works in her office at Yosemite Hall. Hubbs is entering her third year as head coach of the Hornets.
Shikhar Mohan December 12, 2019

Cami Hubbs has been coaching women’s tennis at Sacramento State since 2017 and is ready for the challenge that awaits in her third season as head coach. “I’ve learned a lot from the past,” said...

Sac State freshman from Norway leading men’s tennis team

Playing on court four on March 15 against Yale University, Sac State men's tennis player Johannes Gjerdaker managed to score a seventh straight singles win. Gjerdaker is originally from Norway.
Robert Moon April 13, 2019

Originally from Stavanger, Norway, freshman Johannes Gjerdaker joined the Sacramento State men’s tennis team in the fall 2018 semester and has led his team to a successful season so far. Currently...

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