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Prado gets second chance at senior season

Senior Paris Prado jokes with coach Danielle Kaminaka while running bases during a practice on Thursday Jan. 22, 2015. Prado was granted another year of eligibility after she was cut from the softball team her freshman year.
Patricia Carpenter February 3, 2015

Not many athletes can say they received a second shot at their senior season, but the Hornets’ softball catcher Paris Prado is getting that opportunity after winning her final year of eligibility back...

Softball retires former Hornet legend Lindy Winkler’s number

State Hornet Staff March 18, 2014

Former Sacramento State softball player Lindy Winkler’s childhood dream came true Saturday when she had her jersey retired and commemorated on the outfield wall of Shea Stadium.In between games of softball’s...

Strahan retires, leaves Sac State with 823 career wins

State Hornet Staff June 21, 2013

After 30 years of coaching, Sacramento State softball head coach Kathy Strahan has announced her retirement.Since 1993, she has led the Hornets to 576 victories, including a Pacific Coast Softball Championship...

Path to Big Sky Championship begins in Idaho State

Path to Big Sky Championship begins in Idaho State
Clifton Jones May 7, 2013

With its first conference tournament appearance since 1990, Sacramento State softball will be traveling to Pocatello, Idaho, with three other teams: Southern Utah University, Portland State University...

Softball hosts Bengals in final home series; needs one win for BSC Tournament invite

Clifton Jones May 3, 2013

With one series left to play this season, Sacramento State softball needs to win one more game for a spot in the Big Sky Conference tournament.  But Idaho State, who is 26-20 overall, 12-3 in conference,...

Sac State, Portland State take one each in Friday doubleheader

Hornet junior pitcher No. 14, Taylor Stroud, pitches a complete game shut out of the University of Nevada Wednesday that included seven strikeouts.
Clifton Jones April 26, 2013

After taking a week off from play, Sacramento State softball faced Portland State in a double header today in Portland with the Hornets losing the first 1-0 and winning the second 8-0.  Hornet junior...

Young softball team on fire

Clifton Jones April 3, 2013

Sacramento State softball team was supposed to be in a rebuilding mode, but so far this season they already have won seven straight games. The Hornets have been led by two sophomores: pitcher Caitlin Brooks...

Brooks pitches well despite 1-0 loss to Cal

Hornet sophomore pitcher No. 25 Caitlin Brooks pitched a complete game allowing one run on two hits and striking out 10 batters in the Hornets' 1-0 to UC Berkeley on Saturday
Clifton Jones March 30, 2013

Sacramento State softball exceeded its attendance record, but fell to No. 5 UC Berkeley 1-0 in an intense pitching battle.  Hornet sophomore pitcher Caitlin Brooks was able to pitch one of her best games...

Softball drops second straight game to SJSU

Clifton Jones March 28, 2013

Sacramento State softball was unable to avenge its loss yesterday as it fell in the second straight game to the San Jose State Spartans.  The Hornets pitching was not able to control the Spartan offense,...

Softball splits first two games of Big Sky play with Northern Colorado

Clifton Jones March 22, 2013

Sacramento State softball ends its first day of Big Sky Conference competition by splitting a pair of games against Northern Colorado today. The Hornets lost in the first game 6-3 after an unforgiving...

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