The State Hornet

The gap between conferences to expand in Division I sports

Eric S. Torres

December 13, 2014

The NCAA Division I Power Five Conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC) will have autonomy over certain parts of the rule book, which can potentially change the course of college athletics and student- athletes altogether.Steve Perez, professor of economics and faculty athletic representati...

Sac State athletes join cause to help children facing chronic illnesses

Paris Prado

December 9, 2014

Team IMPACT and Sacramento State have joined forces to help improve the lives of children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Team IMPACT believes in the power of a team, by drafting a child between the ages of 5–15 to become an official member of a team and student-athletes join the child...

Bittersweet 2014 season for women’s soccer

Eric S. Torres

November 4, 2014

With a potential playoff berth still in sight for the Hornets heading into their final match of the regular season, the women had to come away with a win to stay in the mix for a postseason appearance. However, the women were handed a 0-2 shutout loss on the road against Portland State Oct. 31.Despi...

Student-athlete couple supports each other

Eric S. Torres

October 29, 2014

Couples are not uncommon on the Sacramento State campus, but student-athlete couples are fewer by the number.For couple senior soccer goalkeeper Kimberly Mata and junior football defensive lineman Nick Mazza a benefit includes having someone who understands the physical and educational pressures involve...

Women’s soccer shut out by Eastern Washington despite dominate performance

Eric S. Torres

October 5, 2014

Sacramento State women's soccer (5-8-0) was shut out by the Eastern Washington (5-5-0) Sunday afternoon by a final score of 2-0 despite dominating on offensive.It was yet another tough break for the Hornets women's soccer team as Eastern Washington's freshman forward Caylah Lunning got the Eagles on th...

Sac State bounces back, defeats Fresno Pacific

Eric Torres

September 12, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (4-3-0) defeated Fresno Pacific (0-3-0) by a final score of 2-0 Friday night.Senior forward Shelby Salvacion scored her first goal of the 2014 season, when she led the Hornets to a 1-0 victory 49:25 into the game.Sac State coach Randy Dedini said he was extremely pleas...

Women’s soccer on the road against Fresno Pacific

Eric S. Torres

September 11, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (3-3-0) is back on the road prepared to visit Fresno Pacific (0-2-0) on Friday, Sept. 12.For the Hornets this is only their second away game of the 2014 season. The women lost on the road against San Jose State, 1-0, earlier in the year.The women will begin to play f...

Sac State women’s soccer earns second shutout of the season

Eric S. Torres

September 7, 2014

Sacramento State (3-3-0) defeated Canisius (1-5-0) on Sunday 2-0, after goals by junior forward Presley Strother and senior forward Kristen Bridges.“Today, we all worked together more instead of individual efforts,” Strother said. “Together we were able to make goals happen and created opportuniti...

Causeway clash sees Sac State shutout in season opener

State Hornet Staff

August 22, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer hosted its 2014 season opener on Friday evening at Hornet Field, where the team succumbed to its crosstown rival UC Davis in a 1-0 loss.Aggies forward Celina Minissian secured the win for her team in the 81st minute after a Hornet player lost possession of the ball at the top of the ...

Women’s soccer upbeat about 2014 despite missing playoffs

Clifton Jones

November 6, 2013

After missing out on the opportunity for a postseason berth, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will look to regroup and rebuild for the 2014 season.The Hornets had plenty of chances late in the conference season to secure at least a fourth seed in the Big Sky Tournament.“We didn’t score as mu...

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