The State Hornet

Volleyball advances to semifinals in conference tournament

Sacramento State outside hitter Lauren Kissell goes up for the ball against Northern Colorado at Rolle Activity Cente on Nov. 19, 2015. Kissell led the team with 15 kills in the match.

Elliot Jones

November 19, 2015

Sacramento State beat Northern Colorado 3-1 to advance into the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Volleyball Championship Tournament on Thursday. The Hornets will face the tournament host, Northern Arizona in a semifinal matchup at 6 p.m. on Friday. The win kept what has been a storybook turnaround seas...

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Elliot Jones

November 12, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team had its eight-game winning streak snapped by Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 3-1 on the road on Thursday. Northern Arizona is conference championship for the first time ever in program history. The Lumberjacks will host the Big Sky Conference Tournament taking...

Volleyball team wins eighth straight

Lauren Kissell attempts the kill against Idaho State on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. Kissell ended the game with 13 kills.

Elliot Jones

November 8, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team has won eight straight as the Hornets swept Idaho State in their last home match of the regular season on Saturday. Sac State finishes the regular season with a 9-1 home record and remains undefeated against Big Sky Conference opponents at home. The Hornet...

Volleyball team clinches spot in Big Sky Tournament

Elliot Jones

November 6, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team won its seventh straight match after its defeat of Weber State 3-1 Thursday. The Hornets record improved to 23-5 overall, 10-3 in Big Sky play and have clinched a spot in the Big Sky Conference Tournament with the win. The serve was great for Sac State as th...

Hornets score third straight sweep

Setter Kennedy Kurtz attempts to tip a pass over the net. Kurtz led the Hornets with 35 assists against Montana on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.

Elliot Jones

October 24, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept the University of Montana (25-14, 25-18, 25-20) on Saturday for the Hornets' fourth-straight win. The Hornets completed the third-straight sweep to record their 20th win of the season. It is the first 20-win season for the program since 2007. The win s...

Dietrich makes history in 3-0 sweep

Elliot Jones

October 23, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team has won three straight matches after a sweep over Montana State University on Thursday night at the Nest. With their second straight sweep, the Hornets improved their record to 19-5 overall and 6-3 in conference play. They remain in third place in the Big Sky,...

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...

Volleyball sweeps Weber State on the road

Sacramento State defensive specialist Lexie Skalbeck sets up for an attack against Northern Arizona University on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Nest. Skalbeck lead the team in digs with 24 in a 3-1 win over the Lumberjacks. 

Elliot Jones

October 4, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team (16-3 overall and 3-1 in the Big Sky Conference) defeated Weber State University (5-9 overall, 1-3 in Big Sky) on Saturday night on the road. The Hornets got the sweep winning all three sets against Weber State (25-13, 25-18, 25-19). Sac State is in second pl...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State 3-1

Sacramento State middle blocker Courtney Dietrich strikes the ball between two Northern Arizona University blockers on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Nest. Dietrich lead the team in blocked shots with three in the match.

Elliot Jones

October 1, 2015

Sacramento State lost its first Big Sky Conference match on the road against Idaho State University 3-1 on Thursday night.The Hornets fall to 15-3 on the season, 2-1 in conference play and second place in the Big Sky Conference South. The loss left Idaho State (11-6) as the the only 3-0 team in the B...

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...

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