The State Hornet

Sac State baseball is ready to shine under the lights

Chris Lewis swings at the ball against Fresno State at Raley Field, Wednesday, April 27. Lewis went two for six at the plate and scored two runs.

Jerod Moreno

May 3, 2016

All the way back to when Sacramento State first started fielding a baseball team in 1947, the Hornets have relied on Mother Nature to supply the light the team needed to play ball. After two long years of awaiting various processes and regulations, the construction of lights at the Hornet baseball f...

Hornets win in walk-off fashion

The Sacramento State baseball team rushes Gunner Pollman after hitting a walk off hit against Fresno State at Raley Field, Wednesday, April 27.

David Somers

April 28, 2016

Will Soto’s coaches and teammates knew he was due for something big. And the sophomore third baseman could not have picked a better time to deliver on their expectations.   Sacramento State’s baseball team capped a three-game sweep of Seattle University in dramatic fashion when Soto’s...

Age is just a number for Matt Smith

Jerod Moreno

April 18, 2016

Matt Smith is a true freshman who is making a huge impact on Sacramento State’s baseball team, although you wouldn’t guess he’s a freshman just by looking at him. Smith has always been a bigger kid growing up, but he finally started to see success when he grew into his body during the early ...

Hornets stop three-game skid

Jerod Moreno

March 16, 2016

Coming off of a three-game sweep at the hands of Arizona, the Sacramento State baseball team bounced back, as the Hornets defeated William Jessup University 6-1 Tuesday afternoon. Sac State (9-6) starting pitcher Matt Gorgolinski allowed just one run on one hit in 5 1/3 innings, but struggled throw...

Hornets swept by Arizona

Trent Goodrich swings and makes contact with the ball against Nevada at Raley Field, Wednesday, March 9. The Hornets beat the Wolfpack 5-2.

Jerod Moreno

March 13, 2016

Sacramento State's baseball team was unable to pick up a win over Arizona in the three-game series, as the Hornets fell to the Wildcats 8-4 Sunday afternoon in Tucson, Arizona. Sac State (8-6) starting pitcher Justin Dillon received his first loss of the season. It was Dillon’s first appearanc...

Arizona puts on a clinic against Hornets

Jerod Moreno

March 13, 2016

Sacramento State's baseball team struggled in all three phases of the game during Saturday's meeting with Arizona, as it was routed 23-1 Saturday afternoon. Sac State starting pitcher Grant Kukuk had a short outing Saturday afternoon. Kukuk completed just 1.2 innings while giving up six earned...

Hornets baseball wins third straight

The Sacramento Baseball team starts the 2016 season against Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, Friday, Feb. 19. The Hornets ended the 2015 season 33-27.

Jerod Moreno

February 24, 2016

The Sacramento State baseball team took the lead early and never looked back, leading them to a 4-2 victory over the previously undefeated Northwestern State Demons Wednesday evening. Sac State struck first In the top of the second inning, with junior catcher Gunner Pollman leading off with a...

Baseball finishes sweep of Northern Colorado with 9-3 victory

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 10, 2015

Scotty Burcham's two home runs led the red-hot Sacramento State Hornets to a game-three victory and series sweep of the University of Northern Colorado Bears 9-3 today in Western Athletic Conference play at John Smith Field.The Hornets (29-23, 15-9 WAC) won their seventh straight contest to move into...

Baseball sweeps Northern Colorado in doubleheader

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 9, 2015

Nathan Lukes became the Sacramento State Hornets' all-time hits leader with his third inning solo home run, propelling the Hornets to a 9-3 victory over the University of Northern Colorado Bears today at John Smith Field in game one of a doubleheader between the Western Athletic Conference foes.The juni...

Baseball routs UC Davis 7-1 at Raley Field

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 5, 2015

Stellar pitching from Jake Stassi and 12 hits from a hot offense was enough for the Sacramento State Hornets to beat the visiting UC Davis Aggies 7-1 under the lights at Raley Field. The Hornets completed a season sweep over the Aggies by taking the two games in the annual Causeway Series.Stassi (1-5)...

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