The State Hornet

Martin makes the most of her sophomore season

Clifton Jones

March 21, 2013

After an injury plagued 2012, Sacramento State sophomore outfielder Paige Martin has taken advantage of this season to really showcase her talents. The sophomore has gone from hitting .212 in just 33 at-bats last year to leading the team in hitting with 8 RBIs and 32 total bases. “It was extremely...

Softball splits doubleheader with UC Davis

Clifton Jones

February 28, 2013

Sacramento State women’s softball split its doubleheader against rival UC Davis, winning the first game, 5-4 in nine innings and losing the second game, 4-1 in just five innings. Sophomore Caitlin Brooks pitched all nine innings in the first game, allowing four runs, seven hits, one walk and 10 stri...

Former softball catcher returns to aid young starters

Marissa Navarro returned to the dugout as a volunteer assistant this spring after graduating in 2012.

Clifton Jones

February 20, 2013

Sacramento State softball has a young team this year, so some of the older players have been assigned “big sister” roles to the younger players on the team.  The catcher position was the most in need of a big sister role this season to help mold the new starting catcher, Kortney Solis, into a g...

Softball splits doubleheader with Saint Mary’s

Clifton Jones

February 17, 2013

Sacramento State softball split Saturday’s games, winning the first game 6-3, but losing the second game 2-0 and bringing the Hornets' record to 4-4 on the season. Sophomore pitcher Caitlin Brooks went the distance, pitching all 11 innings and allowing three runs, six hits, three walks and eight s...

Softball loses late in home opener against Pacific

Clifton Jones

February 13, 2013

Sacramento State softball sophomore pitcher Caitlin Brooks did everything she could yesterday in order for her team to win. However, athletes get tired and tend to make mistakes. Brooks pitched a complete game, striking out seven batters - but she gave up three runs in the seventh inning as Sac State ...

Softball finishes 3-2 at Fresno Kickoff

Clifton Jones

February 11, 2013

Sacramento State softball split its games during the last day of the Fresno State Kickoff tournament, beating UC Davis, 2-1, but losing to Fresno State, 3-2.  After five games in Fresno, Sac State falls to 3-2 on the season.  In the Hornets’ first game against UC Davis, sophomore pitcher Caitlin Bro...

Softball splits its two games on second day of Fresno State Kickoff

The Hornets fell to Texas State in Friday's matchup 1-0 after superb pitching from Caitlin Brooks and lackluster hitting by the Hornets. 

Clifton Jones

February 10, 2013

Sacramento State softball split Saturday’s games of the Fresno State Kickoff, defeating Southern Mississippi, 3-2 and losing the second against UC Riverside, 2-1.  The Hornet’s record has now dropped to 2-1 on the season.  Freshman catcher Kortney Solis was silent for most of the first game against...

Brooks strikes out nine in season opener to Texas-El Paso

Clifton Jones

February 8, 2013

Sacramento State softball started off its season with a win as it beat the University of Texas El Paso 3-2 today, during the first day of the Fresno State Kickoff tournament.  Senior center fielder Kelli Frye and junior shortstop Yesenia Alcala were the entire offense for the Hornets, while sophomo...

Softball features young talent on the field

Clifton Jones

February 6, 2013

As the new year is gaining momentum, so is the Sacramento State women’s softball team as it gears up for the upcoming season. Sac State is coming into this season with only two returning starting position players: seniors Kelli Frye (centerfielder) and Emily McCormick (third baseman). This season Sac S...

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