The State Hornet

Track, cross country see coaching, personnel changes

Cross country coach Laura Harmon watches her runners as they stretch out following practice Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at Hornet Stadium.

Mike McGough

August 31, 2015

Sacramento State’s track and field department saw significant changes in its personnel over the summer, including the departure of its director and the hiring of a new coach.Laura Harmon was announced as the Hornets’ new cross country and distance coach on July 21.Harmon was hired by Kathleen Rask...

Hornets break into top five multiple times in Brutus Hamilton Open

State Hornet Staff

April 26, 2015

Sacramento State track and field traveled to Berkeley, California and competed in the two-day Brutus Hamilton Open on April 24 and 25.“This weekend was really about kind of doing some fine tuning and doing some more lesson learning,” said Sac State coach Kathleen Raske.The meet resulted in success, ...

Men win, women take fourth in Mondo Mid-Major Challenge

Freshman Lauren Kinloch competes in the javelin throw event during the Mondo track and field meet on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Sacramento State. Kinloch scored a distance of 26.90 meters in the first flight of the event.

State Hornet Staff

April 5, 2015

Sacramento State track and field hosted the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge at Hornet Stadium for the team's second home meet on Saturday, April 4.Student-athletes from Sac State, Cal State Northridge, Fresno State, North Dakota State, Utah State and Wichita State competed in the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge.“I ...

President Alexander Gonzalez appoints Bill Macriss as athletic director

Christine Kittle

March 9, 2015

Bill Macriss, the interim director of athletics at Sacramento State since July, was appointed by Sac State President Alexander Gonzalez as athletic director Monday.Macriss started at Sac State in 1996 as a media relations director and began serving as interim athletics director July 1, 2014.Gonzalez...

Track and field gives solid performance in two-day Husky Classic

Jessica Plasencia

February 15, 2015

Sacramento State track and field traveled to Seattle for the Husky Classic, a two-day meet on Friday and Saturday.The Hornets’ first day concluded with mentionable successes from the women. The final day of the Husky Classic resulted in improvement in athlete performances.“The first day everyone c...

Hornet Athletics’ new leader, no stranger on campus

State Hornet Staff

September 3, 2014

Sacramento State appointed Interim Athletic Director Bill Macriss on July 1, after former Athletic Director Terry Wanless retired. “I’ve got a history with the university. I have kind of grown up around a lot of these coaches and a lot of the staff,” Macriss said. “So I have a perspective a...

Men and women hit the ground running at Big Sky Championship

Dominique Whittington competes at an event held at Sac State in 2013.

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State track and field will travel to Northern Arizona University to compete in the Big Sky Conference Championship today through Saturday, in Flagstaff, Ariz.The women’s team is the winner of the last six Big Sky Conference finals, while the men won their last title in 2011.This go-aroun...

Men’s track finds success with limited scholarships

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

The Sacramento State Hornets have had a successful run in the Big Sky Conference since head coach Kathleen Raske’s arrival on campus in 2004.She’s led her program to 14 Big Sky Conference titles - 10 women’s and 4 men’s, including a complete sweep of the indoor and outdoor titles by both tea...

Talent preserved in track and field by redshirting athletes

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

Sacramento State track and field started the outdoor season this past Saturday, but did so with only half the roster.Head coach Kathleen Raske has decided to take a long-term approach this year. Instead of loading up to make a run for more titles, she has decided to redshirt 30 athletes in an effort t...

Track and field head coach known for breeding talent

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

The Sacramento State record book has kept up with standout track performances throughout the decades. Recently, there have been plenty of updates to the book.The Hornets have broken 59 of 87 team records since 2003, which was the first year head coach Kathleen Raske joined the team.The first record ...

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