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Sac State softball team goes 2-3 in Golden State Classic tournament

Sac State senior pitcher Jensen Main throws a pitch against UC Santa Barbara at Shea Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Hornets went 2-3 in the Golden State Classic tournament this weekend.

Paola Yepez

February 16, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team had their first road trip of the season when they traveled to Lake Elsinore, California for the Golden State Classic Tournament. The Hornets (6-4) went 2-3 for the weekend with their wins coming against Seton Hall University (3-6) and Army West Point (5-5). Sac Sta...

Sac State softball team finishes NorCal Kickoff tournament with 4-1 record

Sac State freshman outfielder Haley Hanson runs to first base against UC Santa Barbara at Shea Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Hornets defeated UC Santa Barbara 5-1.

Paola Yepez

February 9, 2020

Finishing with the most victories in the NorCal Kickoff tournament, the Sacramento State softball team lost one game against Santa Clara University on Sunday at Shea Stadium.  The Hornets continued the opening-season tournament by facing Boise State University (4-1) on Saturday. Both teams went in...

Sac State softball team begins the Norcal Kickoff with two wins

Sac State sophomore shortstop Shea Graves runs for a ball against California Baptist at Shea Stadium on Friday, Feb. 7. The Hornets defeated California Baptist 6-0.

Paola Yepez

February 8, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team began the season competing at home in the NorCal Kickoff tournament, defeating California Baptist University 6-0 and Saint Mary’s College 2-0 at Shea Stadium on Friday.  After a scoreless first inning, senior catcher Jessica Scott crushed her first career home run...

Sac State softball team prepares for upcoming season

Sac State senior catcher Jessica Scott receives the ball from senior pitcher Jensen Main during practice on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Hornets begin their season Friday at Shea Stadium.

Paola Yepez

February 4, 2020

With the 2020 season fast approaching, the Sacramento State softball team is preparing for the season by building off last season’s success. Despite winning over 30 games, the Hornets were eliminated in the semifinals, losing  7-6 in a heartbreaker against Northern Colorado at the Big Sky Tournam...

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

Senior center Joshua Patton, junior quarterback Kevin Thomson, senior goalkeeper Kaylyn Evans and softball head coach Lori Perez. Top left photo by Kelly Kiernan and remaining three by Eucario Calderon.

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

December 12, 2019

From Sac State football's first year in the playoffs to the careers of former Sac State students Deuce and Mo, the sports section here at The State Hornet has had a lot to cover this semester. Here’s sports Editor Shaun Holkko’s top 10 sports stories of the semester on this week's episode the State...

Sac State softball head coach builds players into winners

Sac State softball head coach Lori Perez throws the ball during practice Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Shea Stadium. Athletic Director Mark Orr announced Oct. 2 that Perez and Sac State agreed to a five-year contract extension that will keep Perez at the university through at least the 2024 season.

Robyn Dobson

October 17, 2019

About 20 years ago, you could have found current head softball coach Lori Perez in her first year at Sacramento State as a softball player, fielding grounders at Shea Stadium.  Today, you can still find Perez there, now the one hitting the practice grounders to her players. Perez concluded her six...

Sac State athletes have mixed opinions on Senate Bill 206 becoming law

The Sacramento State baseball team celebrate a scored run against Stanford University Sunday, June 3 at Sunken Diamond. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206 into law Monday, allowing for athletes on the baseball and all other teams to potentially monetize their likenesses.

Michael Wiggins

October 1, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206 into law Monday, allowing college athletes in the state to profit off their names and likenesses. The bill, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, will not go into effect until Jan. 2023. Story continues below tweet. Colleges reap billions f...

Sac State softball pitcher throws first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference championship history

Sac State senior right-handed pitcher Savanna Corr threw her second no-hitter of the season in a 15-0 win over Idaho State in the Big Sky Conference tournament.

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

May 10, 2019

Facing elimination in the 2019 Big Sky Conference softball tournament, Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr threw a no-hitter as the Hornets defeated Idaho State 15-0 in five innings. The game was the first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference tournament history and Corr’s second no-hitter of...

Savanna Corr wins Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year

Savannah Corr pitches during the Hornet's 3-1 loss to Berkeley on March 20. She finished her final season with a 19-12 record.

Aaron Jackson

May 7, 2019

Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr won the Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year award after finishing her final season as a Hornet with a 19-12 season record. The announcement was made on the Big Sky Softball’s Twitter account early Tuesday morning. “Coach Perez called me right before the announcement and I actually started crying,” Co...

Sac State softball team defeats UC Davis for first time in 3 years

Softball player Shea Graves steps up to bat against UC Davis on Tuesday, April 30. The Hornets beat the Aggies 6-1.

Aaron Jackson

May 1, 2019

The Sacramento State softball team beat University of California, Davis for the first time in three years Tuesday, seizing an early lead over the Aggies and never looking back, winning 6-1. The Hornets (29-20, 9-5 Big Sky) scored first after a sacrifice fly by junior Suzy Brookshire brought home by ...

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