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Hornet track and field loses in causeway showdown

Hornet track and field loses in causeway showdown

Connor Ashford
May 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State track and field team lost on Friday afternoon to UC Davis in the 11th annual Causeway Classic Dual Meet, with both men's and women's teams falling to the Aggies. The women’s teams were competing in a tight matchup throughout the day in the event at Hornet Stadium. The Ho...

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Connor Ashford
May 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

A close game saw the Sacramento State softball team come up short in extras to Weber State, losing by a final of 4-3 in 14 innings. After going down in order in the top half of the inning, Hornet pitcher Savanna Corr got the ball to start the game on defense. After allowing a leadoff walk and sing...

Hornet baseball wins fifth straight conference game

Jerod Moreno
April 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sacramento State baseball’s stellar pitching helped the team improve to 5-0 in conference play as the Hornets won 5-1 against Northern Colorado in game two of the three-game series on Saturday. Sac State starting pitcher Max Karnos threw seven strong innings and put the Hornets in a good position t...

Hornets baseball wins fourth straight game

Jerod Moreno
March 10, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After coming off of a sweep against South Dakota State, the Sacramento State Hornets baseball team defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack 5-2 Wednesday night at Raley Field in Downtown Sacramento. Relief pitcher Austin Root picked up the win, as there were six pitchers who contributed in the game. As a s...

Hornets women’s basketball eliminated from postseason

Hornets women’s basketball eliminated from postseason

Chris Bullock
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

As Sacramento State women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad said after Monday's game against Southern Utah, "It comes down to a one-shot deal. You either win or you're done." For Sac State, it was a four-shot difference at the end, as No. 2 Eastern Washington went on an 8-0 run to bring the Hor...

Men’s basketball takes down NAU on senior night

Andrew Brown
March 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State Hornets beat the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 64-51 at The Nest on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Led behind a big second half, Sac State (13-16, 6-12 in the Big Sky Conference) never let Northern Arizona (5-14, 3-15 in Big Sky) get back in...

Gymnastics overcomes rough start to beat Brown

Julian Perez
March 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State gymnastics team recovered from early trouble with strong floor routines to beat the Brown University Bears by a score of 194.000-192.500 at the Nest on Friday night. The Hornets struggled with falls on the uneven bars and balance beam, issues that they have faced all season...

Hornets beat Thunderbirds in overtime

Andrew Brown
March 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State Hornets fought their way to an overtime win Thursday night, beating the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 69-63 at the Nest. Sac State (12-16, 5-12 in the Big Sky Conference) outlasted Southern Utah (5-22, 3-14 in Big Sky) with tough defense and some timely free throws. ...

Hornet softball splits doubleheader

Connor Ashford
March 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State softball team played a pair of games on Friday, splitting a doubleheader against the University of Nevada and stopping the Wolf Pack’s winning streak at 12 games. Sac State lost the first game of the day by a final score of 3-1. In what turned out to be the deciding inning,...

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Chris Bullock
March 6, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State women's basketball team put the Big Sky Conference on notice Friday night. In the final game of the regular season before the Big Sky Conference Tournament, Sac State (13-16, 10-8 in Big Sky) took an 11-point lead in the first quarter, and kept the lead the entire game en ...

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