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The State Hornet

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Track And Field

Sacramento State track and field throwers Shantel Nnaji (left) and Erin Whelan (right) pose in front of Tahoe Hall Friday, April 29, 2022. Both have made their names in Sac State track and field history through succeeding in record-breaking throws.

Breaking Sac State records two throwers at a time

Kamelia Varasteh and Stacy Hanson May 6, 2022
“I didn’t feel like I was accomplishing everything I could have accomplished”: Sac State throwers open up about returning to their sport following COVID-19 postponement
Sacramento State Sophomore sprinter LaTrouchka Duke poses at Hornet Stadium track on Thursday, April 21, 2022. Duke has recently placed second in the 60 meter Big Sky championship finale.

Sac State Track and Field sophomore sprinter makes strong return

Carina Arroyo April 26, 2022
Sacramento State sophomore sprinter LaTrouchka Duke makes a strong return to the track for her season with a different approach as a team captain.
Devonn Johnson and teammate keep the lead on San Jose State at Sacramento States Hornet Invitational at Hornet Stadium on Saturday March 20, 2021. Sacramento State’s relay team placed second against San Jose.

Photo Gallery: Sac State Track and field team hosts Hornet Invitational

Deanna Sanchez March 21, 2021
The Sacramento State track and field team hosted the Hornet Invitational, competing with four other Universities and implementing new protocols due to COVID-19.
Setter Ashtin Olin sets the ball for teammates Bridgette Smith or Sarah Falk to spike during the third set of Sacramento State’s last game at home against Portland State University at the Nest Sunday, March 13, 2021. The Hornets lost the match against Portland State with a final score of 3-1.

SWARM REPORT MARCH 13: Rough day for Sac State sports, all teams lose

Robert J. Hansen March 13, 2021
It was a rough day for Sac State athletics as no team won on Saturday.
Swarm Report March 12: Sac State baseball team demolishes, women’s tennis team remains winless

Swarm Report March 12: Sac State baseball team demolishes, women’s tennis team remains winless

Jordan Latimore March 13, 2021
In a busy day of sports, Sac State saw glimpses of greatness and disappointment. Here’s the Swarm Report for March 12.
Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

Mengting Tian, Dylan McNeill, and Deanna Sanchez March 1, 2021
Sacramento State had nine games on Saturday and three more on Sunday. We recap all the action here on the Swarm report.
Sacramento State’s Jabari Reynolds II walks back to drill following 10x10 100-meter warm-up on the track at Sac State on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Jabari has the fifth fastest 200-meter time in Sac State history at 21.81 seconds in 2020.

High school ultimatum leads Sac State track star to scholarship

Brandon Bailey March 1, 2021
Sac State sprinter Jabari Reynolds II started off in high school as a basketball player and track runner, but his choice to commit to track led to a surge of accomplishments.
Sacramento State football and track and field athlete Elijah Dotson runs at a track and field practice at Hornet Stadium on February 13, 2021. “I just want to be that guy, and me working everyday is the best way for me to do it,” Dotson said.

Sac State’s two-sport athlete chases greatness

Dylan McNeill February 24, 2021
What do you do after making All Big Sky as a running back? Complete a lifelong dream of doing track and field, said Sac State’s Elijah Dotson.
The women sprinters pose for a photo at the Sac State track and field Halloween costume contest at the Hornet Stadium Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. They won first place out of five teams in the costume contest.

Sac State celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day

Allisyn Mayhew and Sara Nevis February 3, 2021

Sacramento State is recognizing its female student-athletes today for the 35th National Girls & Women in Sports Day, which acknowledges the accomplishments and inequality of women in sports.  Although...

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.

Women at Sac State speak out on gender inequalities within athletics

Jenna Cooper November 16, 2020
Sacramento State athletes discussed the importance of coaching opportunities and female representation in the male-dominated athletics.
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