The State Hornet

New conference, new experiences for rowing

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team will be in Tennessee Saturday to compete in the program’s first-ever Conference USA Championships.The upcoming 11-team regatta is clearly the biggest competition Sac State has ever raced in and both coaches and players are excited for the opportunity.“Its ...

Opportunities arise for new athletes on the rowing team

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

It is not uncommon for a student athlete who rows at the college level to have little or no experience in the sport. Sacramento State head coach Mike Connors said that most rowers played other sports in high school that were not rowingThis is exactly the case for Jessica Smith. The now senior captain of...

Women’s rowing season finally here, team looks to start strong

Garrett Riendeau

March 14, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team looks to start the season off strong as it opens the season and hosts the Sacramento Invitational tomorrow at Lake Natoma.The Hornets’ first races of the season will be composed of a few familiar opponents. Division II champions from a couple years ago Humb...

Jump to Conference USA good for Sac State rowing

Garrett Riendeau

March 5, 2014

For the first time in school history, the Sacramento State team has a shot at a qualifying bid to the NCAA Championships.Since the program began in 1995, the team has been part of the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA), a conference unnoticed by the NCAA.This past fall, the squad joined a...