The State Hornet

Director of athletics announces June retirement

Director of Athletics, Terry Wanless announced his plan to retire on June 30.

State Hornet Staff

May 27, 2014

Sacramento State’s Athletic Director announced his retirement at the Athletic Department’s banquet May 15. Terry Wanless’ retirement will begin on June 30, after 41 years as an athletic director for four programs across the country.For Deputy Director of Athletics Bill Macriss, the announcement was un...

Softball heads out on long road trip to start season

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

With the season literally around the corner for Sacramento State softball, the Hornets will be traveling to 14-straight road games to start the season. This is the ninth time since 1990 that Sac State will be playing more than 10 away games to start this season.While a majority of the games are on the roa...

Softball’s Alexis Martinez eyes possible 2014 return

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

Some of those who are closely affiliated with Sacramento State softball did not believe that freshman designated player and third baseman Alexis Martinez was going to come back from her freak accident last season.The accident happened last year when Martinez and junior outfielder Nicole Clark were doing a pop fl...

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...

Mata shows why she was born to play ball

Clifton Jones

October 31, 2013

At the age of 9, junior goalkeeper Kimberly Mata’s coaches knew there was something different about her.When the coaches approached Mata’s mother, Toni, they said her daughter was different from her teammates.“[Her coaches] would come up to me and say ‘she has real talent, she can go far with s...

Women’s soccer prepares for Big Sky play set to begin Friday

Sac State forward No. 28 Alyssa Anderson named Big Sky Player of the Week.

Clifton Jones

September 25, 2013

With the first half of the season under its belt, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will start Big Sky Conference games this weekend hoping to fare for good results.Sac State finished its non-conference portion of the season with a 4-4-1 record good for fourth place in the Big Sky.However, it’s...

Mens golf captures first tournament victory of year

Clifton Jones

September 25, 2013

With an impressive performance by redshirt freshman Cody Bates, Sacramento State men’s golf won the Boise State University Dash Thomas Invitational tournament Tuesday capturing its first tournament victory of the year.Bates led the Hornets with his career best single round score of 69 on Tuesday as he fin...

Men’s soccer continues disappointing season with loss at USD

Clifton Jones

September 22, 2013

Sacramento State men’s soccer (1-3-3) fell to the University of San Diego 2-1 Sunday, its second consecutive defeat.Sac State’s sophomore midfielder Edwin Luna scored his first goal of the season in the 33rd minute of the match."It was important for him," head coach Mike Linenberger said on Luna's goal...

Freshman goalkeeper saves game as Hornets beat Pacific

Clifton Jones

September 22, 2013

Sacramento State women’s soccer improved its record to 4-4-1 Sunday as it beat University of Pacific 2-1 in Stockton.Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Hannah Gendron and sophomore forward Alyssa Anderson were the stars of the game for the Hornets.Gendron, playing in her second game, made 14 saves tying for ...

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