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Beach volleyball drops both sets of doubleheader

Sac State beach volleyball player Hannah Meadows

Chris Bullock

April 10, 2016

On a Saturday filled with light rain showers, the Sacramento State beach volleyball team dropped a pair of matches to CSU Bakersfield (3-12) and San Jose State (7-10) at Livermore Park in Folsom. Sac State (1-15) lost both matches 3-2 on the second day of a three-day, five-team tournament. Of all 1...

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 sweeps Portland State at home

Madeline Cannon celebrates after winning the set against Northern Colorado on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at the Hornets' Nest.

Elliot Jones

October 18, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team recorded its second straight Big Sky Conference win, following a sweep over Portland State University on Saturday night at the Nest. The Hornets improved to 18-5 overall and 5-3 in the Big Sky play. They have the best overall record in the Big Sky South Di...

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 improves to 10-1

State Hornet Staff

September 13, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team won all four of its matches to take first place at the Bulldog Showdown hosted by Fresno State University on Friday and Saturday.The Hornets took all three sets from CSU Fullerton to complete the tournament sweep. The team improved to 10-1 overall with the victory a...

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...

Sand volleyball splits doubleheader

State Hornet Staff

April 3, 2015

Sacramento State sand volleyball had a doubleheader today against San Jose State University and University of San Francisco, beating San Jose State 4-1 and losing to San Francisco 1-4.Co-head coach Jason Borchin was pleased with the team’s morale and support for one another.“I think the team’s...

Sand volleyball drops pair of matches to Pacific, Saint Mary’s

State Hornet Staff

March 22, 2015

Sacramento State sand volleyball competed and lost against University of Pacific and Saint Mary’s College on Saturday.Sac State played University of Pacific first and lost 1-4, with their only win coming from the pairing of sophomore Lexie Skalbeck and freshman Shannon Boyle.“I think I did alright...

Sand volleyball defeats San Jose State 4-1

State Hornet Staff

March 14, 2015

Sacramento State sand volleyball defeated San Jose State 4-1 in the Hornets’ first home match of the season today at the Sacramento Softball Complex.The victory improved Sac State to 2-2 on the year.Sac State coach Jason Borchin said the team showed signs of improvement in the win.“We definitely got bet...

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