The State Hornet

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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...

Men’s soccer ready to make late push for playoffs

Clifton Jones

November 5, 2013

With the end of the season in sight, Sacramento State men’s soccer is pushing to make a late run to clinch the final spot in the Big West Tournament Nov.12.The remaining two games on the schedule are Wednesday against UC Santa Barbara and Saturday against UC Davis. Both games will be played at hom...

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...

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...

Hornets miss chances late resulting in loss to UC Riverside

Clifton Jones

October 12, 2013

Sacramento State men’s soccer lost its third game in a row Friday at UC Riverside.  Sac State’s record moved to (2-6-3, 0-3-0) after the 1-0 loss. The Highlanders improved to (6-4-2, 1-2-0).Neither team could take advantage in the first half. Sac State held the 9-8 shot advantage, with its best chan...

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...