The State Hornet

Chimdum Mez leads Sac State’s men’s soccer team in his final year

Jordan Santos

October 2, 2014

During this time last year, Sacramento State men’s soccer had difficulty finding the back of the net heading into conference. This season the team’s offense has been more productive and a contributing factor to this feat comes at the boots of senior forward Chimdum Mez.The senior has doubled his ...

Three Hornets named to all-Big West teams

Clifton Jones

November 15, 2013

 The Sacramento State men’s soccer team had three of its players honored Monday as part of the all-Big West Conference teams.The three Hornets honored were seniors, goalkeeper Cesar Castillo and forward Isaac Ikyurav and freshman defender Andrew Gosselin.Castillo was the highest awarded Hornet garnering...

Men’s soccer should have a bright 2014 after disappointing season

Men's soccer should have a bright 2014 after disappointing season

Clifton Jones

November 13, 2013

Sacramento State men’s soccer can only go up from here after finishing last in the Big West Conference with a 3-11-4, (1-8-1) record and missing out on the postseason for the second consecutive year.Sac State is returning the majority of its roster next season after only losing four seniors. Those sen...

Sac State ends its season with a loss to UC Davis

No. 5 senior midfielder Almog Strikowski and No. 1 senior goalkeeper Cesar Castillo walk off the field together after their last game as Sacramento State soccer players, on Saturday against UC Davis.

Clifton Jones

November 10, 2013

The second men’s soccer game in the Causeway series this season between Sacramento State and UC Davis, found the Hornets on the losing side of a 1-0 game on Saturday at Hornet Field.Sac State lost to the Aggies after junior forward Matt Wiesenfarth scored in the 34th minute of the match.Wiesenfarth found the back...

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Clifton Jones

November 7, 2013

Sacramento State men’s soccer found its postseason chances fade away as the last whistle of the double overtime match sounded Wednesday at Hornet Field.Sac State battled to a 0-0 tie while being a man down against the No.12 ranked UC Santa Barbara Gauchos. Hornets’ sophomore midfielder Edwin Lun...

Mistakes ruin Hornets chance at victory against Cal Poly

Clifton Jones

November 3, 2013

Sacramento State men’s soccer stumble with mistakes against Cal Poly conceding an own goal by junior defender Mason McCann.Sac State (3-10-3, 1-7-0) lost to the Mustangs 4-2, (10-6-2, 3-3-2) . The Hornets are mathematically alive for playoffs thanks to the draw between UC Santa Barbara and UC Davi...

Senior keeper leads team’s defensive unit

Clifton Jones

October 31, 2013

The senior goalkeeper for the Sacramento State men’s soccer, Cesar Castillo, as a kid was always seen kicking a soccer ball around whether it was in the house or on a field.Castillo, who ranks in the top 10 in the Division I in both total saves and saves per game, was a natural at the sport he started when he ...

Hornets fall short late against UC Santa Barbara

Clifton Jones

October 23, 2013

Sacramento State’s lack of a prolific scorer was evident in the loss against UC Santa Barbara Tuesday.The Hornets were in a tight match but fell to the 17th ranked Gauchos 2-1.Head coach Mike Linenberger knew what was at stake against the Big West foe.“Before the game we talked about how much we w...

Men’s soccer shut out against No. 6 Cal State Northridge

Junior midfielder No.13 Andres Garcia works to steal the ball from Cal State Northridge senior forward No.7 Beto Velasquez in the Oct. 4 game at Hornet Field.

Clifton Jones

October 5, 2013

During the first Big West Conference match of the 2013 season, Sacramento State men’s soccer saw its chance to take out a nationally ranked Cal State Northridge fade away.Sac State (2-4-3, 0-1-0) was unable to keep up with the No. 6 ranked Matadors (9-1-0, 1-0-0) as it lost 3-0 Friday at Hornet field.Senior goalkee...

Sac State loses game and another starting forward to red card

Clifton Jones

September 20, 2013

Sacramento State (1-2-3) saw its three consecutive draws streak snapped, losing to Loyola Marymount University (4-1) 4-0 Friday.The Hornets lost the game and its starting forward due to red card, the second issued in three games.Senior forward Isaac Ikyurav was ejected in the 60th minute and will mis...

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