The State Hornet

Senior women’s basketball players ready for next chapter in life

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

The Sacramento State women’s basketball 2014-15 season came to an end on March 26 after a home postseason loss against Saint Mary’s College, and it marked the final collegiate appearance for seniors Takara Burse, Andrea Chenier and Fantasia Hilliard.The three women played their last game in a Hornets ...

Saint Mary’s College ends Sac State women’s basketball’s historic postseason run

Senior Fantasia Hilliard dribbles past a Saint Mary's defender on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. The Hornets were defeated 77-69.

State Hornet Staff

March 27, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball fell to Saint Mary’s College, 77-69, in third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Thursday.The Hornets close a historic season after putting their all into the final match against the Gaels.“It was definitely a heartbreaker, but I think we p...

Basketball crushes Eastern Washington 84-49 in WNIT second round

Takara Burse steals the ball from Delaney Hodgins of Eastern Washington on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. Burse had five steals in the contest.

State Hornet Staff

March 24, 2015

For the first time in program history, Sacramento State women’s basketball has moved on to the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after beating Eastern Washington University on Monday, 84-49.“I think everyone stepped up, everyone always steps up,” said senior Andrea Che...

Sac State women’s basketball clinches No. 2 seed with 105-81 over NAU

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball won 105-81 against Northern Arizona University in its final regular-season game in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets are now officially the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament after their home victory and will face No. 7 Montana State next week.The Hornets also bro...

Women’s basketball drops Southern Utah 107-73

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball had a historic game tonight breaking the single-season program record for winning percentage in the Big Sky Conference against Southern Utah University. The Hornets won 107-73 in their second-to-last conference game at the Hornets Nest.The Hornets’ winning record...

Women’s basketball holds off North Dakota, 64-62, in road win

Jessica Plasencia

February 21, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball won 64-62 over the University of North Dakota in the team's last away conference game on Saturday afternoon.The Hornets’ win puts them at an overall 12-14 and 10-5 in the Big Sky. Currently, Sac State is in third place in the league just above North Dakota and...

Hilliard breaks program record in 91-99 loss to Saint Mary’s College

Jordan Santos

November 25, 2014

Sacramento State senior point guard Fantasia Hilliard scored a team-high 17 points and had five steals to break the career program record, but the women allowed Saint Mary's College to collect 56 points in the paint in a 91-99 loss Monday night.Hilliard surpassed the program steals record of 223, set las...

Women’s basketball looks ahead to the season’s final stretch

Women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad talks to the team during a game inside The Nest.

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

Sacramento State women’s basketball has had its best start to a season in program history, with a 16-7 record through 23 games to this point.Considering a women’s team at Sac State has never won more than 19 games in a season, this years squad is on pace to surpass that mark.First year head coac...

Hornets overcome early deficit, win late against Saint Mary’s

Freshman forward No. 23 Hallie Gennett shoots the ball against the Cal State Northridge Matadors.

Satchi Hover

December 6, 2013

The Hornets’ women’s basketball team pulled off a thrilling upset against then undefeated Saint Mary’s at Colberg Court Thursday.     Sacramento State (5-1) beat the Gaels 94-92.Saint Mary’s (7-1) had entered the contest as one of 23 undefeated teams in the nation before falling to the Hor...

Hornets to take on undefeated Saint Mary’s

Satchi Hover

December 4, 2013

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team looks to spoil Saint Mary’s College’s perfect season thus far this Thursday evening.The Hornets (4-1) will face off against the Gaels in its first home game since Nov. 10’s game against San Diego State. The Gaels have started 7-0 for the first time...

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