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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Soccer

[FILE PHOTO]Freshman Midfielder Danny Govea handles the ball at home vs. LMU on Sept. 8th, 2022. Sac State will return to Hornet Stadium vs. CSU Northridge on Oct. 5 at 3 p.m.

Sac State drops third match of the year to UCSD 3-2

Isaac Streeter October 2, 2022
Defensive injuries and struggles hold Sac State back in 3-2 loss to UCSD
Men’s soccer head coach Michael Linenberger leads his team in practice Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at the Hornet Practice Field. Sac State is hunting a return to the Big West Tournament as well as an NCAA Tournament berth.

Men’s soccer opens conference play with lofty expectations

Isaac Streeter October 1, 2022
Men's Soccer's starts off hot despite lukewarm recent history
Senior middle blocker Tiyanane Kamba-Griffin (left) and senior setter Ashtin Olin (right) attempting to block a hit against Idaho State Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at The Nest. Despite a rocky 4-8 start, the Hornets dominated the Bengals 3-0 to get out to a 2-0 start in the Big Sky. (credit: Dylan McNeill)(Illo By James Fife)

Swarm Report Week 3: Women’s soccer’s first win, softball’s season begins and more

Zachary Lallian and Isaac Streeter September 29, 2022
Podcast reporter Zach Lallian and sports staffer Isaac Streeter go through Hornet sports for the week, highlighting notable performances and a look ahead to upcoming games.
 [FILE]: Sac State junior forward Michael Gonzalez dribbles the ball through the Loyola Marymount University defense on Sept. 8 in a 2-1 win for the Hornets. Gonzalez is tied for second on the team with two goals scored this season.

Sac State men’s soccer win first conference match 1-0 to CSU Bakersfield

Hugo Quintanilla, Men's Soccer Beat Writer September 29, 2022
Sac State wins 1-0 to CSU Bakersfield keeping a clean sheet in their first conference win.
Sac State’s junior forward Austin Wehner gets ready to go on for the ball, taking on University of San Francisco junior defender Elias Thomas at the Hornet Field on Thursday, Sept. 22. Wehner played 81 minutes versus the Dons and has played a total of 547 minutes this season.

Sac State men’s soccer loses 2-1 to USF

Hugo Quintanilla September 24, 2022
Sac State loses 2-1 to University of San Francisco. The Don’s junior goalkeeper Eric Waltz makes a last minute save stopping the Hornets from tying.
Swarm Report Week 2: Women’s Golf tournament victory, Football’s Historic Start & More

Swarm Report Week 2: Women’s Golf tournament victory, Football’s Historic Start & More

Zachary Lallian and Isaac Streeter September 22, 2022
Swarm Report Week 2: Hosts Zach Lallian and Isaac Streeter give a brief recap of Sac State sports for the week and a look ahead into upcoming matchups
FILE: Sophomore defender Alejandro Padilla defends against Loyola Marymounts graduate student midfielder Leo Zulli at the Hornet field on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Hornets went down a man against LMU but still secured the win at home.

Sac State men’s soccer draws 2-2 against UNLV in Vegas

Hugo Quintanilla, Men's Soccer Beat Writer September 20, 2022
Sac State ties 2-2 to UNLV after the hornets give up the lead early in the second half.
Freshman defender Justin Faison and sophomore middle fielder Ali Sasankhan are defending against a Utah Tech forward Friday, Sept. 16 at Greater Zion Stadium. Sac State has matched their five-win total from 2021 seven games into this season with the 1-0 win against the Trailblazers.

Sac State men’s soccer winning streak extends to three games

Hugo Quintanilla September 18, 2022

With a slow start to the match — and not having many chances on offense — the Sac State men’s soccer team took a 1-0 win over the Utah Tech Trailblazers after a late diving header goal from junior...

 Freshman midfielder Madelyn Dougherty brings the ball up-field against the Washington defense Thursday, Sept. 15, at Hornet Soccer Field. Sac State suffered a 3-0 loss against the 22nd-ranked Huskies as the Hornets are winless on the year.

Sac State suffers fourth straight defeat in 3-0 loss against Washington

Gabriel Llamas September 17, 2022
The Hornet women's soccer team suffered a staggering home loss against the No.22 ranked Washington Huskies.

Sophomore Sac State defender Alejandro Padilla steps up to defend a Gonzaga forward at the Hornet Field on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Padilla played all 90 minutes of the match in the Hornets 3-2 win over the Bulldogs.

Sac State men’s soccer extends their winning streak, win 3-2 over Gonzaga

Hugo Quintanilla September 13, 2022
Sac State wins 3-2 over Gonzaga, Hornet junior midfielder Francisco Magaña scores a hat trick.
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