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Softball clinches second place in Big Sky

(Left to Right) Seniors Kayla Papez, Kaitlyn Yerby, Sasha Margulies and Kortney Solis pose for a picture during senior day against Portland state at Shea Stadium, Saturday, May 7.

Connor Ashford

May 8, 2016

Sacramento State’s softball team took home the win on Saturday, beating Portland State 6-5 to clinch the No. 2 seed in the Big Sky Conference playoffs next week. Saturday’s game was senior day for the squad, with seniors Kayla Papez, Kaitlyn Yerby, Kortney Solis and Sasha Margulies honored by ...

Softball breaks out the broom against Portland State

Junior Kailey Olcott celebrates with her teammates after a homerun in game 2 against Portland State at Shea Stadium, Friday, May 6.

Connor Ashford

May 8, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team won both games of its Friday doubleheader, beating Portland State by finals of 10-2 and 8-5. Sac State pitcher Celina Matthias got the ball to kick off the homestand for the Hornets, promptly running into early trouble via two hits in the first. It wouldn’t ...

Hornets shut out by Pacific

Connor Ashford

April 7, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team lost at home to the University of the Pacific on Tuesday afternoon by a final score of 4-0 in the Hornets' first game back from their road trip. Sac State starting pitcher Savanna Corr got off to a shaky start, giving up a walk and a hit to the first two bat...

Hornets split doubleheader with Montana

Second baseman Zamari Hinton bunts against Nevada at Shea Stadium, Friday, March 4. The Hornets split the double header with Nevada.

Connor Ashford

April 2, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team split a pair of games on Friday afternoon against Montana, edging out a close 7-5 win in the first game and losing 9-2 in the second game. The double header featured two competitive games, with the Hornets (14-14) and Grizzlies (13-17) giving each other their first Bi...

Softball’s season ends after 13-1 loss to Weber State

Jeremiah Martinez

May 9, 2015

With an opportunity of winning their first Big Sky Conference title in program history, Sacramento State softball could not come through, as they were defeated by Weber State University 13-1 in the championship game of the conference tournament this afternoon.The loss in Pocatello, Idaho sealed the ...

Softball drops first game in double-elimination Big Sky tournament 4-3 to Weber State

Giuliana Grana

May 8, 2015

Sacramento State softball fell to Weber State University by a final of 4-3 in the first round of the double-elimination Big Sky Conference Softball Championship today.The game began Thursday afternoon, but due to lightning, they had to suspend the game until this morning at 9 a.m. The game was delayed...

Softball drops its third consecutive game this season

Senior Alexa Chattleton bats during a match against the University of Pacific on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The Hornets dropped the match 8-6.

State Hornet Staff

February 25, 2015

Sacramento State softball dropped its third straight game Tuesday afternoon, as they were defeated 8-6 in a home match-up against University of the Pacific Tigers.The loss drops the Hornets’ record to 3-8. The contest ends a brief three game home-stand, which leaves the Hornets without a win after com...

Hornets softball loses opening game of Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

May 8, 2014

Sacramento State softball fell in its first game of the double elimination Big Sky Conference tournament against Southern Utah University on Thursday in Pocatello, Idaho. The bats of the Thunderbirds were too much for Hornet pitchers, junior Caitlin Brooks and senior Taylor Stroud, as the Hornets lost ...

Softball sweeps Weber State in doubleheader

State Hornet Staff

April 26, 2014

Sacramento State softball swept Weber State in a doubleheader, Friday in Ogden, Utah. It was a total effort on both sides for the Hornets in their 11-1 and 4-3 wins.First game starter, junior pitcher Caitlin Brooks, allowed one run on four hits, while she walked three and struck out five.The only run Br...

Hornets take series sweep against Portland State on senior day

State Hornet Staff

April 19, 2014

Three seniors and one junior left Shea Stadium with their heads lifted high as Sacramento State softball completed its three-game sweep over Portland State on Saturday. In front of 222 fans, seniors, pitcher Taylor Stroud, catcher Paris Prado and second baseman Yesenia Alcala as well as junior shortstop...

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