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Softball clinches second place in Big Sky

(Left to Right) Seniors Kayla Papez, Kaitlyn Yerby, Sasha Margulies and Kortney Solis pose for a picture during senior day against Portland state at Shea Stadium, Saturday, May 7.

Connor Ashford

May 8, 2016

Sacramento State’s softball team took home the win on Saturday, beating Portland State 6-5 to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Big Sky Conference playoffs next week. Saturday’s game was senior day for the squad, with seniors Kayla Papez, Kaitlyn Yerby, Kortney Solis and Sasha Margulies honored by ...

Hornets see five-game winning streak snapped

Connor Ashford

March 30, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team lost on Wednesday afternoon to the Cal Berkeley Golden Bears by a final score of 6-1. Kicking off the first game of a 4-game road trip, Sac State (13-13) fell behind early on in the game. Hornet starting pitcher Celina Matthias, who has pitched in 24 of the ...

Hornets look to shake off three-game losing streak this weekend

Sacramento State Hornets' junior Sasha Margulies tips a foul ball off of her bat against the Idaho State University Bengals on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Shea Stadium. The Hornets lost 7-0 in extra innings and the Bengals swept the Hornets in a three-game series, which decided the Big Sky Conference leader. Coming into the series, Idaho State and Sac State shared the same conference record and first place. 

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

Sacramento State softball dropped to third place in the Big Sky Conference after the Idaho State University Bengals swept the Hornets this past weekend at home.Going into the three-game series, the women knew it was a big weekend for them because both teams were tied for first place in conference wi...

Softball loses 5-0 at Pacific

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2015

Sacramento State softball traveled to University of the Pacific today to play in a nonconference game before preparing for Idaho State University this weekend. The Hornets lost to the Tigers 5-0 in tonight’s game.The starting pitcher for the Hornets was Celina Matthias, who was coming off of a no-hitter last Sat...

Chattleton walk-off triple gives Sac State 5-4 win over Aggies

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2015

Sacramento State’s softball team beat causeway rival UC Davis Aggies 5-4 in today’s game at Shea Stadium, with Alexa Chattleton’s walk-off triple to left center in the bottom of the seventh inning.The Hornets had a slower start to today’s game than the Aggies. UC Davis took the lead in the top ...

Pitching hampers Hornets in softball’s 7-11 loss to Southern Utah

State Hornet Staff

April 4, 2015

Despite producing 12 hits, Sacramento State softball's offensive effort was not enough and the women were defeated by the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 11-7 in a Big Sky Conference matchup on Saturday.This loss drops their conference record to 7-2. Also, the Hornets are currently in a three-way tie fo...

Softball drops two close games in its doubleheader against Saint Mary’s

Senior short stop , Paige Castro, bats during a double header against St. Mary's on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Shea Stadium. The Hornets went on to lose both of their games.

Giuliana Grana

February 21, 2015

Sacramento State women’s softball fell to the Saint Mary’s Gaels in the team's doubleheader home opener today at Shea Stadium.The Gaels came back in both games against the Hornets, beating them in the first game 7-6 after going into extra innings, and were able to beat the Hornets again in the se...

Softball splits doubleheader, collects first win against NSU

State Hornet Staff

February 6, 2015

Sacramento State softball (1-1) split its doubleheader Friday in the So Cal Collegiate Classic in Long Beach, California, after losing a quick shutout to Long Beach State at 8-0, but the women turned around their performance on defense and offense in their second game against Northwestern State Univer...

Softball heads into spring season with big expectations

by Aaron Asmus

November 4, 2014

The Sacramento State softball program, under the direction of second-year head coach Lori Perez and an experienced roster, will look to build on its second place finish in conference a season ago.After leading the Hornets to a 12-4 record in conference last season, the best effort for the softball program...

Softball taken down by Northern Colorado in series finale

State Hornet Staff

April 7, 2014

The Sacramento State softball team fell to the University of Northern Colorado in the series finale on Saturday in Greeley, Colo.After managing 31 hits and 19 runs in Friday’s doubleheader, Sac State squeaked out only four hits and one run against Bears pitcher, Megan Wilkinson in the 8-1 loss.After givi...

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