The State Hornet

Softball breaks out the broom against Portland State

Junior Kailey Olcott celebrates with her teammates after a homerun in game 2 against Portland State at Shea Stadium, Friday, May 6.

Connor Ashford

May 8, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team won both games of its Friday doubleheader, beating Portland State by finals of 10-2 and 8-5. Sac State pitcher Celina Matthias got the ball to kick off the homestand for the Hornets, promptly running into early trouble via two hits in the first. It wouldn’t ...

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Connor Ashford

May 1, 2016

A close game saw the Sacramento State softball team come up short in extras to Weber State, losing by a final of 4-3 in 14 innings. After going down in order in the top half of the inning, Hornet pitcher Savanna Corr got the ball to start the game on defense. After allowing a leadoff walk and sing...

Hornets waste no time in putting away Idaho State

Connor Ashford

April 24, 2016

Sacramento State’s softball team got back on the right track Saturday, beating Idaho State (21-20) in six innings by a final score of 10-1 on the road. After weather caused a late start to the game, the Hornets (23-17, 12-3 in the Big Sky Conference) got started early, with a Zamari Hinton double...

Hornets complete sweep of Northern Colorado

Connor Ashford

April 10, 2016

Sacramento State’s softball team capped off its three-game road trip with a win against Northern Colorado 4-1, finishing the sweep and putting the Hornets in sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference.   The Hornets threatened throughout the game, starting off the game by putting two base runn...

Hornets see five-game winning streak snapped

Connor Ashford

March 30, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team lost on Wednesday afternoon to the Cal Berkeley Golden Bears by a final score of 6-1. Kicking off the first game of a 4-game road trip, Sac State (13-13) fell behind early on in the game. Hornet starting pitcher Celina Matthias, who has pitched in 24 of the ...

Hornets go double dutch with Nevada

Connor Ashford

March 17, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team split a doubleheader with Nevada on Wednesday afternoon, losing the first game 4-3 before bouncing back to win 4-2 in the second game in Nevada. Nevada (15-4) struck first on the day, swatting a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. Sac State s...

Hornets drop doubleheader in Stockton

Connor Ashford

March 13, 2016

Sacramento State's softball team suffered two losses on Saturday afternoon, falling to Oregon and Pacific at the Louisville Slugger Invitational in Stockton. The Hornets fell in the first game by a score of 4-1 to No.7 ranked Oregon. Sophomore starting pitcher Celina Matthias kept the Hornets...

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Connor Ashford

March 2, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team got the win in the season’s home opener Wednesday, securing a 5-2 win over the UC Davis Aggies. Before the home opening game even started, however, the two squads had to complete a previously halted game between the two from Feb. 12. Tied at 0, Davis was a...

Softball’s season ends after 13-1 loss to Weber State

Jeremiah Martinez

May 9, 2015

With an opportunity of winning their first Big Sky Conference title in program history, Sacramento State softball could not come through, as they were defeated by Weber State University 13-1 in the championship game of the conference tournament this afternoon.The loss in Pocatello, Idaho sealed the ...

Hornets look to shake off three-game losing streak this weekend

Sacramento State Hornets' junior Sasha Margulies tips a foul ball off of her bat against the Idaho State University Bengals on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Shea Stadium. The Hornets lost 7-0 in extra innings and the Bengals swept the Hornets in a three-game series, which decided the Big Sky Conference leader. Coming into the series, Idaho State and Sac State shared the same conference record and first place. 

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

Sacramento State softball dropped to third place in the Big Sky Conference after the Idaho State University Bengals swept the Hornets this past weekend at home.Going into the three-game series, the women knew it was a big weekend for them because both teams were tied for first place in conference wi...

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