The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Sac State sophomore midfielder Hasan Alsakati surveys the field for an open teammate during a friendly against Chico State on Saturday, March 9, 2024. The game ended in a 0-0 draw after both goalkeepers made important saves.

Spring opener ends in stalemate for Sac State

Adam Camarena, Staffer March 15, 2024
Sacramento State plays a scoreless draw against Chico State thanks to a strong defensive effort to begin spring matches.
Sacramento State junior defender Isabella Vinsonhaler and junior midfielder Ali Fuamatu-Ma’afala protest a foul called against them on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023 playing the Idaho Vandals. The Hornets had similar problems with the ref in the quarterfinals.

Sac State women’s soccer chokes in the Big Sky quarterfinals

Rinn Lee, Staffer November 9, 2023
Their season might be over, but there is a lot for the women’s soccer team to look forward to, starting next season with a strong senior class and experienced sophomores
The Sacramento State men’s soccer team before their match against UC Santa Barbara Oct. 18, 2023. The Hornets finished the season with a 4-10-4 record.

Victory at last: Sac State knocks off UC Davis in season finale

Joey Aguirre, Staffer November 6, 2023
Sacramento State beats their rivals UC Davis for the first time since 2016 and puts an end to their 12-game winless streak.
Sacramento State junior midfielder and captain Abigail Lopez sitting outside Yosemite Hall at Sac State Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023. Lopez is the top scorer for her team with four goals.

Sac State women’s soccer captain treats her team like family

Rinn Lee, Staffer October 30, 2023
Abigail Lopez leads her team this year with four goals and 40 shots taken
The Sacramento State men’s soccer team in a huddle before the match Saturday Oct. 21, 2023 against UC Irvine. They would end up losing to Irvine 2-0, eliminating them from playoff contention.

UC Irvine puts an end to Sac State’s playoff hopes

Joey Aguirre, Staffer October 25, 2023
Sacramento State gets shut out for the fourth game in a row, in a defeat which sees them eliminated from Big West playoff contention.
Robert and Jhared together on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023. They are playing together on the same team for the first time.

Brotherly love: The siblings fulfilling their dreams at Sac State

Joey Aguirre, Staffer October 24, 2023
Jhared and Robert Willcot make their dreams come true by playing on the same team
Junior goalkeeper Mac Learned standing up the pitch against UC Santa Barbara Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023. Learned has 86 saves this season, which is the most for any Division I men’s soccer goalkeeper.

11 games without a win: Sac State men’s soccer loses to UC Santa Barbara

Joey Aguirre, Staffer October 21, 2023
It was a struggle for Sacramento State throughout the entire 90 minutes due to a dominant performance from UC Santa Barbara.
Junior forward Ariana Scholten gearing up to take a shot Oct. 1, 2023, against Portland State. Scholten scored her first goal this season and her first as a Hornet against Idaho State on Sunday.

Sac State fails to secure a win over the weekend coming up with two draws instead

Rinn Lee, Staffer October 18, 2023
The Hornets ended both away games in a draw this weekend against the sixth and last place teams of the Big Sky Conference
Sac State forward Francisco Magaña takes a shot against Cal Poly Oct. 11, 2023. The Hornets had 12 shots against the Mustangs but weren’t able to score.

Sac State men’s soccer’s scoring woes have led to a winless streak

Joey Aguirre, Staffer October 18, 2023
Sac State men’s soccer is in the midst of a brutally disappointing season and have failed to win in 10 games.
Sac State senior midfielder Cody Sundquist carries the ball up the field against Cal Poly Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. Sundquist played all 90 minutes for the Hornets against the Mustangs.

Sac State tames the Cal Poly Mustangs’ attack in scoreless draw

Joey Aguirre, Staffer October 14, 2023
Sacramento State and Cal Poly couldn’t find the back of the net Wednesday thanks in part to big saves from goalkeepers Mac Learned and Justin Siegel
Load More Stories
Donate to The State Hornet
Our Goal