The State Hornet

First year coach guides team to Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

After securing a third-straight Big Sky Conference Tournament berth, Sacramento State women’s basketball team is looking to finally take home a championship.The Hornets have an overall record of 18-10 and 10-10 Big Sky mark - good for seventh in the conference - and will seek to get things off on the...

Women’s basketball blown out by North Dakota

State Hornet Staff

February 22, 2014

Sacramento State women’s basketball suffered its worst loss of the season as it fell to the University of North Dakota on the road, Saturday afternoon.The Hornets (16-9, 8-8) shot just 28.6 percent on field goal attempts and only 20.0 percent from 3-point range in the 87-57 loss to the Big Sky Conferen...

Women’s basketball poor offensively in loss to Northern Colorado

Freshman guard Gigi Hascheff drives into the key during a game in The Nest. 

State Hornet Staff

February 21, 2014

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team struggled offensively against the University of Northern Colorado, one of the top defensive teams in the Big Sky Conference, Thursday.The Hornets lost to the Bears on the road, 62-55. Sac State’s 55 points were the second lowest total for the team this...

Hornets’ comeback falls short against Eastern Washington

Junior forward Shanti Smith goes up for a lay-up during a game in The Nest.

Satchi Hover

February 14, 2014

Sacramento State’s furious second half comeback fell short as the Hornets lost to Eastern Washington Thursday, just their second loss at home this season.The Sac State women's basketball team was down by 14 at the half and down by as many as 22 points in the 79-73 loss. The Hornets dropped to 7-6 ...

New rotation system wearing down opponents, leading to wins

Women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad talks to the team during a game inside The Nest.

Clifton Jones

December 11, 2013

The fast paced offense of Sacramento State women’s basketball uses a continual rotation of players, which has been key to the Hornets 6-1 start.The changing of players is similar to how a hockey coaches bring in new lineups every few minutes of the game.  The idea of rotating a new line of player...

Hornets overcome early deficit, win late against Saint Mary’s

Freshman forward No. 23 Hallie Gennett shoots the ball against the Cal State Northridge Matadors.

Satchi Hover

December 6, 2013

The Hornets’ women’s basketball team pulled off a thrilling upset against then undefeated Saint Mary’s at Colberg Court Thursday.     Sacramento State (5-1) beat the Gaels 94-92.Saint Mary’s (7-1) had entered the contest as one of 23 undefeated teams in the nation before falling to the Hor...

Gennet’s 22 points lifts Sac State over Utah Valley

Freshman forward No. 23 Hallie Gennett shoots the ball at the basketball game against the Northridge Matadors on Friday at the Nest.

Satchi Hover

November 27, 2013

Sacramento State’s freshman forward Hallie Gennet scored 22 points to help the women’s basketball team defeat Utah Valley Wednesday to conclude its three game road trip.Gennett shot 8-16 from the floor, including five 3-point makes for Sac State in the 87-84 victory.Gennett struggled in the last three ga...