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The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Ryan Lorenz

Ryan Lorenz, Sports Staffer


Ryan Lorenz is a transfer student from CRC and is majoring in Journalism. He previously was the Sports Editor for The Connection and plans on continuing his education as a journalist and absorbing as much information as he can while at State Hornet.

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Bridgette Smith holds the trophy and celebrates with the rest of her team after defeating Montana Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Sac State volleyball won the Big Sky regular season title and secured the number one seed heading into the Big Sky Tournament. (Photo courtesy of Montana Athletics)

Hornet volleyball leaves Montana with a Big Sky trophy

Sac State volleyball played in two long matches, splitting them and winning the Big Sky regular season title
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
November 21, 2023
Sac State volleyball heads into the Big Sky tournament as the number one seed and the Big Sky regular season champions
Senior middle blocker Tiyanane Kamba-Griffin going up for a block against Portland State’s senior middle blocker Ashleigh Barto, Friday, Nov. 10, 2023. Portland State won the match 3-1.

Portland State serves Sac State volleyball their second Big Sky loss

The Hornets lost to their conference rival, due to 20 service errors
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
November 14, 2023
Sacramento State volleyball shot themselves in the foot with multiple service errors that gave the Portland State Vikings plenty of opportunities to seal the win during the Big Sky rivalry match-up
Senior middle blocker Kalani Hayes and senior opposite hitter Karlee Soderberg going up for a block against Idaho Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023. Sac State celebrated Senior day against Idaho.

Volleyball weekend ends with two wins, tears and smiles

Sac State won both conference rematches and honored their seniors
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
November 9, 2023
Sac State volleyball won the final two games at the Nest for the season and increased their win streak to seven
Junior setter Hailey Plugge setting the ball for senior middle blocker Tiyanane Kamba-Griffin against Northern Arizona Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023. (Courtesy of Northern Arizona Athletics)

Big Sky Conference swept clean by Sac State Volleyball

Sac State improves to 10-1 in conference play after a weekend of sweeps
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
November 2, 2023
Sacramento State volleyball has won five in a row and has gained a comfortable lead in first place in the Big Sky Conference
Junior kicker Zach Schreiner has been cool and collected under pressure for the Hornets. He has made all extra point attempts, 9 for 11 field goal attempts and his longest field goals were 44-yards against Stanford and Idaho. (Photos courtesy of the Schreiner family, Ryan Lorenz, graphic made in Canva by Chris Woodard)

‘He goes out there and does his thing’: Sac State kicker earns scholarship

Junior kicker Zach Schreiner was rewarded with a scholarship after his great performance against Stanford.
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
October 21, 2023
Sac State’s kicker has a history of nailing big kicks in game changing moments. Learn more about Zach Schreiner and why he earned his scholarship
Professors Molly Dugan, Harvey Stark, Sahar Razavi and Jaime Jackson at the faculty roundtable Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. Each of the professors spoke on part of their area of expertise.

Faculty roundtable is met with mixed responses

‘You have to start somewhere’: students left the roundtable with mixed emotions
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
October 19, 2023
In an attempt to bring students together, CSUS faculty members held a roundtable about the Israel/Palestine conflict that received a wide array of responses from the attendees.
Reigning Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week, senior middle blocker Kalani Hayes #2 going for a kill during the match up against Portland State Friday, Sept. 29, 2023. Hayes ended the day with 6 kills, 15 team assists and 5 blocks to help secure the win for the Hornets.

‘Good teams just win’: Sac State wins to remain undefeated in conference play

The Hornets move to 3-0 in the Big Sky Conference in electric fashion
Ryan Lorenz, Staffer
October 2, 2023
Hornets beat the Vikings with extra incentive coming from their honorary team captain
Sac State is hosting Northern Arizona for their second home game of the season on Sept. 30, 2023 at 6 p.m. This game is Sac State’s pink out game, where fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. (Photos courtesy of NAU Athletics and James Fife, graphic made in Canva by Siany Harts)

Sac State starts new climb up to the top of Big Sky Conference

Hornets dropped first in-conference game since 2019 last week
Jack Freeman and Ryan Lorenz
September 29, 2023
Some Sacramento State players had never dropped a game in conference before last week; now it’s time for a response from the Hornets against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks.
Sacramento State midfielder Stacy Holmes moves the ball downfield against Saint Mary’s forward/midfielder Maxwell Farnum on the Hornet Field, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023. The Hornets played a frustrating game on defense against the Gaels.

Sac State men’s soccer suffers a pair of one-goal defeats

The Hornets have lost three consecutive games
Joey Aguirre and Ryan Lorenz
September 19, 2023
Sac State concedes early, fails to come back against Saint Mary’s and San Francisco.
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