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Sac State volleyball team defeats Idaho State on senior night

Sac State volleyball team defeats Idaho State on senior night

Robyn Dobson

November 16, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept Idaho State University in a decisive three sets at The Nest on Saturday night during their last home game of the regular season.  Lone senior and co-captain Sarah Davis helped lead the Hornets (14-15, 9-7 Big Sky) to victory over the Bengals (7-21, 4-12) ...

Sac State volleyball team swept by second place Weber State

Sac State volleyball team swept by second place Weber State

Robyn Dobson

November 14, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team was swept at home by a Big Sky Conference opponent for the first time since 2014 in a three-set loss to Weber State University. After a dominant three-set sweep over Southern Utah University during their two-game road trip, the Hornets (13-15, 8-7 Big Sky) retu...

Sac State volleyball team goes 1-1 on the road

Sac State volleyball team goes 1-1 on the road

Robyn Dobson

November 9, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team suffered its first three-set sweep by a Big Sky opponent against Northern Arizona University as the opener to their two-game road trip Thursday night. However, the Hornets (13-14, 8-6 Big Sky Conference) bounced back to sweep Southern Utah University (13-13, 6-8...

Volleyball coaches’ careers come full circle at Sac State

Volleyball coaches’ careers come full circle at Sac State

Robyn Dobson

November 3, 2019

At one point, every current coach of the Sacramento State volleyball team was a student athlete at the university, juggling volleyball training sessions while attending classes in the very halls where students are learning today. Head coach Ruben Volta and assistant coach Ed Jackson both played for the H...

Eastern Washington upsets Sac State volleyball team in 5 sets

Eastern Washington upsets Sac State volleyball team in 5 sets

Robyn Dobson

November 2, 2019

Last-place Eastern Washington University defeated the Sacramento State volleyball team in the Hornets’ 11th five-set match of the season at The Nest Saturday afternoon. After a big five-set win over the University of Idaho Thursday, the Hornets (12-13, 7-5 Big Sky Conference) found their play riddled...

Sac State volleyball team recovers from 2-0 deficit to defeat Idaho

Sac State volleyball team recovers from 2-0 deficit to defeat Idaho

Robyn Dobson

October 31, 2019

Senior outside hitter Sarah Davis recorded her 1,000th career kill in Sacramento State’s 3-2 win over the University of Idaho at The Nest Thursday night. The Hornets (12-12, 7-4 Big Sky Conference) recovered from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the Vandals (11-12, 7-4) in a nail-biting five set match. “I...

Sac State volleyball team defeats Montana 3-1

Sac State volleyball team defeats Montana 3-1

Robyn Dobson

October 25, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team defeated the University of Montana 3-1 at The Nest Thursday night.  The Hornets’ (11-11, 6-3 Big Sky Conference) win over the Grizzlies (2-18, 1-8) pushed Sac State back into a tie for second place in the conference with the University of Idaho.  After a tou...

SPORTS PODCAST: Chatting with Sac State volleyball setter Ashtin Olin

SPORTS PODCAST: Chatting with Sac State volleyball setter Ashtin Olin

Robyn Dobson, Will Coburn, and Shaun Holkko

October 22, 2019

Listen to Hornet volleyball team setter Ashtin Olin explain her role on the team, her adventures traveling and how Motley Crue amps her up before games. Olin said she wasn’t excited the first time she was assigned the role of the setter. “I hated it for the first couple of games because I didn’t...

Sac State volleyball team loses to first-place Northern Colorado

Sac State volleyball team loses to first-place Northern Colorado

Robyn Dobson

October 18, 2019

In a matchup between the top two teams in the Big Sky Conference, the Sacramento State volleyball team lost in four sets to the University of Northern Colorado at The Nest Thursday night. The loss snapped the Hornets’ (10-11, 5-3 Big Sky) four-game win streak and extended the Bears’ (13-6, 7-0...

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Portland State in 3 sets

Sac State volleyball team sweeps Portland State in 3 sets

Robyn Dobson

October 15, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept Portland State University in three sets Tuesday, extending their win streak to four games.  Coming off a two-game road trip, the Hornets (10-10, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) were able to secure their first three-set win of the season over the Vikings (7-11, 3-4)....

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