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Jahson Nahal

Jahson Nahal, Sports Staffer

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Jahson Nahal is a graduating journalism major who is in his second semester as a sports staffer for The State Hornet. Previously, he was the sports editor for The American River College Current. He hopes to work in the sports media industry one day.

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 Freshman forward Summah Hanson dribbles past her defender against Northern Arizona  Thursday Feb. 15, 2024. Hanson set Sac State’s Division I single-season freshman scoring record on Saturday against the Northern Colorado Bears.

Sac State forward sets single-season record in loss

Summah Hanson is up to 348 points in her rookie campaign
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
February 19, 2024
Sac State’s Summah Hanson set the program’s Division I single-season freshman scoring record in the Hornets’ Big Sky Conference loss to the Northern Colorado Bears.
 Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg looks to get past her defender against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. Versteeg had her third double-double of the season with 18 points and 13 assists.

Sac State chops down Lumberjacks’ eight-game win streak

The Hornets score a season-high 82 points
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
February 16, 2024
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team improved to 4-9 in the Big Sky Conference after an upset win against the first place Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg looks to pass on a drive to the basket against the Idaho State Bengals Thursday, Feb 8, 2024. Versteeg had a team-high nine assists

Sac State’s stellar defense leads to two conference wins

The Hornets’ 31-point victory was their largest win this season
Adam Camarena and Jahson Nahal
February 13, 2024
The Sacramento State Hornets women’s basketball team improved to 3-9 in Big Sky Conference play after wins against the Idaho State Bengals and Weber State Wildcats.
Sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg ready to inbound the ball against the Portland Vikings Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at The Nest. Versteeg played the entire game and scored 10 points for Sacramento State.

Sac State splits conference matchups in a pair of high-scoring affairs

The Hornets scored a season-high 72 points in their win Saturday
Adam Camarena and Jahson Nahal
February 8, 2024
The Sacramento State Hornets women’s basketball team got their first Big Sky Conference win of the season against the Portland State Vikings on Saturday but followed it up with a loss to the Idaho Vandals on Monday.
Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg attempts to drive past her defender against the Matadors at The Nest Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. Versteeg had a team high nine assists.

Sac State snaps season-long losing streak against Northridge

The Hornets were the losers of six straight before their 58-48 win Saturday
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
December 6, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team finally got themselves in the win column after a 10-point win over Northridge
Junior guard Seilala Lautaimi drives to the basket against the Aggies at The Nest Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023. Lautaimi had a total of 12 points and seven rebounds.

Sac State struggles to limit scoring runs in consecutive losses

The Hornets could not withstand two offensive explosions
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
November 29, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team falls to 0-5 after losing to San Diego State and UC Davis in double-digit losses.
Freshman forward Summah Hanson goes up for a layup against the Wolfpack in Reno, Nevada Thursday Nov. 10, 2023. Hanson had a total of 22 points and 11 rebounds in the game.

Sac State suffers a pair of double-digit defeats

The Hornets could not overcome 28 turnovers and a lack of offense this weekend
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
November 15, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team makes it three straight losses after falling on the road against Nevada and in the home opener against Fullerton
Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg attempts a layup against the Huskies in Seattle, Washington Monday Nov. 6, 2023. Versteeg had a total of eight points and two assists in the game.

Washington rains threes on Sac State women’s basketball in season opener

The Huskies made 11 three-pointers and beat Hornets 76-28
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
November 9, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team couldn’t keep up with the red-hot Washington Huskies in the first action of the season
Redshirt sophomore guard Benthe Versteeg brings the ball up the court in an exhibition against Jessup at the Nest Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. Versteeg had 16 points and 4 assists in the exhibition.

Sac State women’s basketball shows inexperience in exhibition loss to Jessup

The Hornets have nine newcomers and only five returners from last season’s historic team
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
November 3, 2023
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team suffered from turnovers in an exhibition loss against Jessup ahead of its Nov. 6 season opener
Senior middle blocker Tiyanane Kamba-Griffin blocks a ball against Montana at The Nest Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. Kamba-Griffin had a total of six kills and four blocks.

Sac State volleyball defends the Nest against Montana and Montana State

The Hornets improve to 8-1 in conference play, sit atop Big Sky
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
October 25, 2023
The Sacramento State Hornets claimed sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference after beating Montana and Montana State in a pair of 3-1 victories
Sac State Volleyball players in the huddle during their match against the Vandals in Moscow, Idaho Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023. The Hornets swept the Vandals 3-0 to remain undefeated in the conference.

Sac State volleyball serves up two road wins

The Hornets improve to 5-0 in conference play
Jahson Nahal, Staffer
October 9, 2023
The Sacramento State Hornets were able to remain undefeated in Big Sky Conference play after sweeping the University of Idaho and winning 3-1 over Eastern Washington
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Buzzin’ Dozen — Edition 7

The top 12 Sac State athletes in their respective sports are showcased.
Jahson Nahal and Orlando Fuller
September 28, 2023
The top football players, basketball stars, track and field runners, baseball and softball sluggers, are all discussed and ranked in the new Buzzin' Dozen recap.
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