The State Hornet

Undermanned Sac State golf team ties for 13th place in Fresno

Clifton Jones

March 6, 2013

Sacramento State men’s golf came into the Fresno State Lexus Classic at a disadvantage Monday with five golfers to the other teams’ six-player lineups.  Although the Hornets featured a lineup with fewer players, the team was still able to finish the Classic tied for 13th place and was helped b...

Sac State women’s golf places seventh in Irvine

Clifton Jones

February 28, 2013

Sacramento State women’s golf finished the UC Irvine Invitational with sophomore Sagee Palavivatana and juniors Tiffany Nichols and Lisa Persson all shooting a 79 final round total.  The Hornets’ score was good for seventh place out of the 12 teams that competed yesterday.  As a team, Sac State fini...

Early polls push women’s golf team


Clifton Jones

February 27, 2013

It does not matter how you start the season, but how you finish it. Sacramento State was voted by the 11 coaches of the teams in the Big Sky Conference to finish third this season in conference behind Northern Arizona and Portland State.  Women’s golf in the Big Sky Conference is always competitive. Sac...

Golf to tee off conference season

Clifton Jones

February 15, 2013

Sacramento State golf is gearing up for another season as both men and women look to take the Big Sky Conference in the spring.Senior Ryan Williams and junior Lisa Persson look to bolster the load in carrying their respective teams.Williams had an outstanding first half of the season in the fall. Hi...

Golf teams bundle up for winter break

James Heck

December 5, 2012

After concluding the fall portion of their season, the Sacramento State men’s and women’s golf teams head into winter break reenergizing and preparing for the remaining meets in the spring. Even though the men’s and women’s teams do not compete again till February, both still hold practices ev...

Persson sinks a hole-in-one to lead women’s golf in season opener

Persson sinks a hole-in-one to lead women's golf in season opener

State Hornet Staff

September 26, 2012

Junior transfer Lisa Persson made her way into the Sacramento State record books this past weekend with a hole-in-one to start the 2012 season.The shot came in the final round on the par-3 sixth hole at the WSU Cougar Cup in Pullman, Wash., Tuesday.This was the first hole-in-one by any golfer since the...

Men’s cross country suffers its first loss of the season on Santa Clarita soil

Men's cross country suffers its first loss of the season on Santa Clarita soil

James Heck

September 21, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team suffered its first loss of the 2012 season today at the Pac-12 Preview at the Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Santa Clarita. Northern Arizona won the men’s 8k Invite with 23 points, followed by UCLA with 58 and Arizona State with 66. Cal Poly came in fourth w...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 19, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Men’s golf opens season with a ninth place finish

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Joe Davis

September 11, 2012

Today, the Sacramento State men’s golf team wrapped up its third and final round at the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate with a ninth place finish in the season opening tournament at Palouse Ridge Golf Club hosted by Washington State University. In the first two rounds of the tournament Sac State poste...

Twin brothers on golf team say friendly rivalry helps their game

Eric Taylor

Gabriel Pacheco

April 25, 2012

For Sacramento State freshmen golfers Owen Taylor and Eric Taylor, losing an 18-hole match of golf is not fun, especially if it’s against your twin brother. Both would rather take losses from anyone else on their team instead of losing against each other, Owen Taylor said. “We’re both very competi...

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