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

Sac State freshmen Kayla Subbert and McKenna Smith prepare for their comeback on Thursday, Oct. 31, against Idaho at The Nest. The Hornets took set five 15-11.

Robyn Dobson

November 1, 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 sophomore middle blocker Sarah Falk prepares to spike the ball Thursday, Oct. 24, against Montana at The Nest. The Hornets won the match 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

Sophomore Setter Ashtin Olin in the podcast booth with State Hornet volleyball beat writer Robyn Dobson. Olin was awarded Big Sky Volleyball offensive player of the week this month.

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 senior outside hitter Sarah Davis prepares to serve the ball against Northern Colorado Thursday, Oct. 17 at The Nest. Davis had a game-high 20 kills in the loss to the Bears.

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 junior outside hitter Macey Hayden spikes the ball against Portland State Tuesday, Oct. 15 at The Nest. Hayden scored 9 kills against Portland State during the match.

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)....

Sac State volleyball team defeats Northern Arizona in 5 sets

Sac State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis spikes the ball against Northern Arizona Saturday, Oct 5 at The Nest. Davis had 31 kills during the game, at times having more total kills then the Lumberjacks as a team.

Patrick Walsh

October 6, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team defeated Northern Arizona University Saturday 3-2 in a closely contested, back-and-forth match. The Hornets (7-10, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) won the match in a close fifth set that saw six lead changes with neither team leading by more than two points.  Sophom...

Sac State volleyball team loses to Southern Utah following month-long road trip

Sac State sophomore setter Ashtin Olin sets the ball against Southern Utah Thursday, Oct. 3 at The Nest. The Hornets lost to the Thunderbirds in five sets.

Robyn Dobson

October 4, 2019

In their first home game since Aug. 31 following a month-long, 12-game road trip, Sacramento State’s volleyball team lost to Southern Utah University 3-2. The Hornets (6-10, 1-2 Big Sky Conference) were unable to secure a win even after recovering from a 2-0 deficit.  “Southern Utah did a ...

Sac State volleyball team recaps their month spent on the road

Sac State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis prepares to serve against Nevada Saturday Aug. 31 at the Nest. The Hornets return home from a season-long road trip Thursday against Southern Utah.

Robyn Dobson

October 1, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team concluded their month-long twelve-game road trip with a 3-2 loss at the University of Idaho Saturday.  The Hornets (6-9, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) spent all of September on the road, traveling from Hawaii to Chicago to Idaho and experiencing an array of different...

Sac State volleyball player exhibits exceptional leadership as team’s lone senior

Senior outside hitter Sarah Davis poses for a photo before practice on Monday, Sept. 23 at The Nest. Davis is the co-captain and lone senior on a young Sac State volleyball team.

Robyn Dobson

September 28, 2019

Sacramento State senior outside hitter Sarah Davis decided to try out for her high school volleyball team with some friends on a whim after playing softball for most of her life and deciding it was time for a change. Two weeks into the season on the high school freshman team, Davis said she was p...

SPORTS PODCAST: What do Hornet volleyballers do before games?

The Sac State Women's volleyball team comes together right before their last matchup of the tournament against Nevada. The Hornets won the tournament despite losing to Nevada.

Robyn Dobson, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

September 24, 2019

In this episode of The State Hornet Sports weekly podcast with sports editor Shaun Holkko, Volleyball reporter Robyn Dobson chats with Hornet voleyball captain Sarah Davis about her pregame rituals. For more coverage of Sac State Soccer and Hornet Athletics, visit Music: « Ru...

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