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Matthew Green

December 9, 2015

In today’s world where everyone is always connected through social media, it has become useful for athletes to promote themselves through these networks. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube are all tools that can be used to promote an athlete and their team, but if used incor...

Volleyball defeat Northern Colorado 3-1

Elliot Jones

October 16, 2015

Sacramento State volleyball started its four-game home stand on a winning note beating the University of Northern Colorado 3-1 on Thursday at the Nest. The win snapped a two-game losing streak and put Sac State at 17-5 overall, 4-3 the Big Sky Conference. Lauren Kissell continued to have an ou...

Hornets go 13-1 in September

Elliot Jones

September 29, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team had a near perfect month of September going 13-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play. By the end of September last season, they were 5-12 and 0-2 in conference play.Only the 1995 team has had a better start to the year in school history."We just have the experience,...

Sac State downs Southern Utah in five

Elliot Jones

September 25, 2015

Sacramento State volleyball won its first Big Sky Conference match against Southern Utah University 3-2 on Thursday. Sac State improved to 14-2 and 1-0 in conference play.They remain in first place in the Big Sky.This is the first time this season the Hornets would go into a fifth set after winning t...

Hornets end season, sand volleyball becomes full NCAA sport in 2016

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

Sacramento State sand volleyball concluded its third season in April, finishing 6-8.The sand volleyball season is nearly a month long, starting in the beginning of March and ending at the start of April.This season the Hornets had no seniors on their team and all players will return next season. The team has t...

Hornets volleyball end season with a loss to Southern Utah 2-3

Paris Prado

November 16, 2014

The Hornets closed their season tonight losing to Southern Utah in a five set match 2-3, (23-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 13-15).The first set was full of long rallies, and ultimately a win for Southern Utah at 23-25."We played really hard against an opponent that's trying to get into the conference tou...

Portland State sweeps Sac State volleyball in three sets

Paris Prado

October 18, 2014

The Hornet's women's volleyball lost this afternoon's match against Portland State 0-3 (22-25, 19-25, 22-25). The win for PSU put them at 4-4 in the Big Sky Conference, and Sacramento State is now 0-8 in conference, leaving the team on an eight game losing streak.The first set was a close game but had Sa...

Volleyball defeats Bakersfield 3-1, advancing to the tournament title match

Lance Hayes

September 13, 2014

Sacramento State defeated CSU Bakersfield 3-1 Saturday morning in the second round of the Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament (18-25, 25-17, 25-10, 25-19).The young Hornet squad put momentum back on their side, dropping only one set in today’s match after entering the tournament on a four-game losing str...

Nevada sweeps Sac State volleyball 3-0

Lance Hayes

September 10, 2014

Nevada seemed to be running on all cylinders Tuesday night as the Wolf Pack defeated the Hornets 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-17) in their home opener.From the very beginning the Wolf Pack seemed to have control over the game, playing extremely confident volleyball as they led the first set 6-0.The young Sa...

Sac State volleyball drops second home opener to Loyola Marymount

Paris Prado

September 6, 2014

Sacramento State women’s volleyball was defeated by Loyola Marymount in today’s afternoon match 3-0, (14-25,13-25, 21-25).  The first set of the match was led by freshman outside hitter Shannon Boyle with three kills and hit .400. Madeline Cannon, Morgan Stanley, Courtney Dietrich and Kennedy Kur...

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