The State Hornet

Hornet volleyball team ends season just a hair from playoffs

Hornet volleyball team ends season just a hair from playoffs

Maikalina Madali

December 5, 2012

Despite three consecutive wins in the final matches of the Hornet’s volleyball season, Montana State’s victory over Montana officially knocked Sacramento State out of the Big Sky Tournament. “Being so close to making the Big Sky Tournament was devastating,” said opposite hitter Kayla Beal, a junior...

Volleyball remains one spot out of postseason contention

Volleyball remains one spot out of postseason contention

Joe Davis

November 1, 2012

The Sacramento State women's volleyball team lost in five sets to Northern Colorado tonight. The Hornets jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the match, but they could not hold on and were overtaken by Northern Colorado. Sac State dropped the match 2-3. In a losing effort, senior co-captains Jessie Genger and Jan...

Volleyball slips before big conference matchup

Volleyball slips before big conference matchup

Joe Davis

October 17, 2012

The Sacramento State women's volleyball team dropped a non-conference match against Santa Clara Tuesday night 3-1. Senior Janelle Currey led the Hornets with 10 kills. The Hornets will look to bounce back at conference rival Portland State on Saturday. Joe Davis can be reached at josephdavis@saclink.c...

Volleyball spends the weekend in Montana

Volleyball spends the weekend in Montana

Joe Davis

October 14, 2012

On Friday, the Sacramento State women's volleyball team dropped its match against the University of Montana 3-1. Senior captain Jessie Genger had 16 kills in her first game back after missing seven games due to a foot injury. On Saturday, the Sacramento State women's volleyball team defeated Montana ...

Volleyball transfer returns after injury

Joe Davis

October 2, 2012

Standing at 6-feet-2-inches tall, sophomore right-side hitter for the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team Kiley Mansfield has all the physical tools required to be dominant on the court. Mansfield grew up in Chico where she was a three-sport athlete at Pleasant Valley High School which is known for ...

Volleyball makes it five consecutive losses as it drops to North Dakota

Volleyball makes it five consecutive losses as it drops to North Dakota

Joe Davis

September 29, 2012

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team fell 1-3 to first-year Big Sky Conference foe North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Saturday. The match marked the first time the two teams have met since 1988 and the first time Sac State traveled to Grand Forks to take on North Dakota.  The...

Volleyball is ready for Northern Colorado

Volleyball is ready for Northern Colorado

Joe Davis

September 25, 2012

On Thursday, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team will travel to Greeley, Colo. to battle the Big Sky Conference defending champions the Northern Colorado Bears in the third game of a four-game road trip. The Bears were undefeated in the conference with wins against University of Montana and Montana ...