The State Hornet

Rowing team races against top crews in nation at Lake Natoma Invitational

Sacramento State rowing varsity-four team, right, races against Gonzaga, left, Alabama and the University of San Diego during the Lake Natoma Invitational on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Sac State finished third in event 20.

Tessa DeVere

April 16, 2018

The Sacramento State rowing team took third place in all three races to conclude the two-day Lake Natoma Invitational racing event on Sunday. The invitational consisted of teams from all over the nation including Stanford, Brown, Cal — which all rank top 10 in the nation — Gonzaga, Alabama, the ...

Rowing team takes first in varsity races at Sacramento State Invitational

The Sacramento State rowing novice-eight team competes in first race of the season at the Sacramento State Invitational at Lake Natoma on Sat., March 10, 2018. They took first place against the six other boats competing.

Tessa DeVere

March 10, 2018

The Sacramento State rowing team finished with a clean sweep in its varsity races against six college programs on Saturday morning at Lake Natoma. The Hornets — which hosted their annual Sacramento State Invitational for the first race of the season — competed against Humboldt State, Saint Ma...

Sac State rowing gears up for first race of season

The Sacramento State rowing team competes in the Sacramento State Invitational at Lake Natoma on March 12, 2016. The Hornets will open the 2018 season on Saturday in the Sacramento State Invitational at Lake Natoma.

Tessa DeVere

March 8, 2018

The Sacramento State rowing team has been training all fall and winter, and the hard work will finally be met with opposition in the first tournament of the season on Saturday. Last year, the Hornets took home first place in three races to begin spring in the annual Sacramento State Invitational. How...

Sac State rowing team uses fall to work towards spring gold

The Sacramento State rowing team competes in the Sacramento State Rowing Invitational March 12, 2016 at Lake Natoma. The Hornets will open the season Saturday in the Head of the American at Lake Natoma.

Ashley Nanfria

October 23, 2017

While many Sacramento State students are still in bed at 5 a.m., a group of athletes are on the water preparing for their upcoming spring rowing season. “Getting there early in the morning gives us full focus, it’s the perfect time, and the water is so still it is like glass,” said Elena Galvez,...

Rowing team ends WIRA Championships with gold, bronze finishes

The Sacramento State rowing team competes in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships against 30 other schools Saturday at Lake Natoma. (Photo by Michael Zhang)

Carlo Marzan

April 30, 2017

The Sacramento State rowing team competed against 30 other schools in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships while being shorthanded Saturday and Sunday at Lake Natoma. A total of three rowers for Sac State's varsity eight teams were out due to injuries, forcing the Hornets t...

Sac State falls short of first-place finishes at Lake Natoma Invitational

The Sacramento State varsity four team finishes second in its race in the Lake Natoma Invitational Sunday at the Sac State Aquatic Center. (Photo by Carlo Marzan)

Carlo Marzan

April 9, 2017

The Sacramento State rowing team came up short Sunday as its second varsity eight and varsity four team finished second in the Lake Natoma Invitational. The Hornets’ varsity eight and third varsity eight teams also both placed third during the invitational against Cal, Stanford, Brown, Gonzaga, C...

Women’s rowing team captures four golds, three silvers at Hornet Invitational

Sacramento State varsity eight finishes first at Hornet Invitational Saturday at Lake Natoma. (Photo by Carlo Marzan)

Carlo Marzan

March 19, 2017

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team returned to Lake Natoma and took first place in varsity four against four other colleges Saturday in the Hornet Invitational. The Hornets took second in all of their varsity eight races against San Diego State. Loyola Marymount, Saint Mary’s and Drexel w...

Rowing team takes first in three Sac State Invitational races

Sacramento State women's rowing varsity eight placed  first at the Sacramento State Invitational Saturday at Lake Natoma. (Photo by Andre Newell)

Andre Newell

March 11, 2017

The women’s rowing team opened its spring season at the Sacramento State Invitational Saturday morning with a first place finish in three out of the six races at Lake Natoma. The racing conditions featured no wind and flat water as Sac State was able to take home gold medals in the varsity eight,...

Sac State men’s rowing club aims to build character

The Sacramento State men's rowing club won the 2016 Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship after defeating UC Barbara and UC Berkeley last season. (Photo courtesy of Morgan Mahan)

Noah Alvarez

February 9, 2017

It’s 5:30 a.m. and most Sacramento State students are sleeping, but the men’s rowing club is on its way to Lake Natomas for an intense workout. Five days a week you can catch the club at the crack of dawn on the lake, working out in less than ideal temperatures. Club president David Granicher...

Sac State struggles in Lake Natoma Invitational

Chris Bullock

April 17, 2016

The friendly confines of Lake Natoma were not so friendly to the Sacramento State rowing team this weekend, as they won only three of 11 races at the Lake Natoma Invitational this weekend. Sac State and No. 2 nationally-ranked Cal co-hosted the invite, a two-day meet that hosted some of the b...

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