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Sac State spoils Jamie Craighead’s return with 103-99 victory

Sac State spoils Jamie Craighead's return with 103-99 victory

Satchi Hover

December 7, 2013

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team spoiled the return of former head coach, Jamie Craighead, with a victory over San Jose State Saturday at The Nest.  It was the first time Craighead faced Sac State after leaving prior to the start of the season. In four seasons under Craighead, the Hornet...

New women’s basketball coach named

State Hornet Staff

October 10, 2013

Although Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team’s coach has changed, it’s style of play has not.After three weeks of searching, Athletic Director Terry Wanless named Bunky Harkleroad as the eighth head coach in the program’s history.Jamie Craighead, who coached the Hornets the last four sea...

Craighead resigns to take head coaching position at San Jose State

State Hornet Staff

September 16, 2013

Sacramento State women’s basketball head coach Jamie Craighead resigned Monday afternoon to take over the head coaching position at San Jose State. She made the announcement to her team just 48 days before the Hornets’ season opener against UC Santa Cruz on Nov. 3.The news of her departure was a sho...

Women’s basketball wraps up season

Junior guard Alle Moreno was second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.5 points and 4.5 rebounds this past season. 

State Hornet Staff

April 3, 2013

Just because you are not the champion does not mean you are not a winner.The Sacramento State women’s basketball team ended its season early after being knocked out of the Big Sky Tournament, but that loss was surpassed by multiple program accolades.The team had a 19-11 overall record on the season, b...

Women’s basketball moves on to Big Sky semifinals

State Hornet Staff

March 14, 2013

All the Hornets needed was another chance.After losing three straight games to Idaho State University, Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team received from redemption as they defeated the Bengals Wednesday night 73-60 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.“I felt that we...

Women’s basketball starts new season at Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2013

They left today with the hope of returning with a championship title. Although Sacramento State women’s basketball has never won a Big Sky Tournament in school history, this year’s team goes in with a handful of broken records and momentum off its last two conference wins. Sac State is going i...

Women’s basketball looks for redemption Saturday against Northern Colorado

Hornet senior forward No. 24 Kylie Kuhns scored 10 points and grabbed only one rebound in the 79-63 loss to the Bears on Jan 26. 

State Hornet Staff

February 15, 2013

The Hornets are looking to put their opponent’s seven-game winning streak to an end.Second-ranked Big Sky Conference rival Northern Colorado is coming to face the Sacramento State women’s basketball team on Saturday after beating the Hornets at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion on Jan. 26.Sac State ...

Hornets force season-high 31 turnovers in win

Hornet sophomore guard No. 1 Fantasia Hilliard dribbles down the court against North Dakota on Thursday in the Nest.

State Hornet Staff

February 15, 2013

With 48 points off of 31 turnovers, Sacramento State took another home-court conference win, this time from North Dakota.The Hornets’ 80-62 win improved their record to 14-9 overall and 9-5 in the Big Sky Conference to bump them up into third place, tied with Idaho State and Eastern Washington. Se...

Women’s basketball looks for season sweep of Eastern Washington

No. 22 Alle Moreno drives to the basket during a game inside The Nest. 

State Hornet Staff

February 7, 2013

Defeating your home court builds confidence - just ask the Sacramento State women’s basketball team.The Hornets, who defeated Eastern Washington, 85-70, at The Nest just last month, now travel Cheney, Wash. for a return matchup against the Eagles tonight at 6 p.m.In the 15-point victory on Jan. 12, th...

Hilliard close to quadruple-double in Hornets’ win over SUU

Sophomore guard Fantasia Hilliard dribbles past the defender in her team's 93-86 win against Southern Utah.

State Hornet Staff

February 2, 2013

It is sometimes said the biggest gifts come in the smallest packages. Sophomore guard Fantasia Hilliard, standing at 5-foot-3-inches, led the Sacramento State women’s basketball team to a 93-86 home-court win over conference opponent Southern Utah, Saturday afternoon at The Nest. “At their pla...

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