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Hornets finish sweep of Southern Utah

Third baseman Kailey Olcott makes contact with a pitch delivered from a Southern Utah pitcher at Shea Stadium, Saturday, April 16. Olcott had one hit in a 4-0 victory. 

Connor Ashford

April 17, 2016

Sacramento State's softball team won its seventh game in a row on Saturday afternoon, finishing off a three-game sweep of conference foe Southern Utah (7-35) by a final of 4-0. Pitcher Celina Matthias started the game for the Hornets and pitched a complete game shutout, allowing just four hits ...

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

The Sac State women's basketball team huddles up during halftime against Northern Colorado in the Hornets Nest, Thursday, Feb. 25. The Hornets went on to win 83-72.

Chris Bullock

April 3, 2016

When you have a moment, take the time to visit the Nest. As soon as you walk in, you'll see a trophy case with an assortment of trophies. When you take a close look at it, you'll see that there isn't just awards won by male athletes; some of the best honors were earned by female athletes. All o...

Hornet softball splits doubleheader

Connor Ashford

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team played a pair of games on Friday, splitting a doubleheader against the University of Nevada and stopping the Wolf Pack’s winning streak at 12 games. Sac State lost the first game of the day by a final score of 3-1. In what turned out to be the deciding inning,...

Hornet softball beats Davis 5-2 at home

Hornet softball beats Davis 5-2 at home

Connor Ashford

March 2, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team got the win in the season’s home opener Wednesday, securing a 5-2 win over the UC Davis Aggies. Before the home opening game even started, however, the two squads had to complete a previously halted game between the two from Feb. 12. Tied at 0, Davis was a...

Softball sees ups and downs early in season

Softball sees ups and downs early in season

Connor Ashford

March 2, 2016

The beginning of the softball season for the Sacramento State Hornets has been a mixed bag of hard work, uneven results and the emergence of team leaders. After opening the season and splitting a pair of games at the Aggie Invitational, the Hornets were knocked around for five losses in five gam...

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 earns No. 2 seed in conference tournament

Jeremiah Martinez

May 4, 2015

With an opportunity to clinch first place in the Big Sky Conference standings, Sacramento State softball could not come through when they were swept by Idaho State University in a three-game home series April 17-18.Since then, Idaho State (33-16 overall, 17-4 Big Sky) finished the regular season on top of the confer...

Margulies bats over .400; softball eligible to clinch Big Sky Tournament spot

Sacramento State Hornets' first baseman, Sasha Margulies, steps into the batter’s box against Weber State University at Shea Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, April 24, 2015. Margulies is batting .413 this season and won the Big Sky Player of the Week award on April 13.

Jose Carlos Maga?±a

April 27, 2015

Sasha Margulies and Alexa Chattleton of Sacramento State softball are putting together productive seasons at the plate, but personal accolades do not mean anything to them if it doesn’t help them accomplish winning a Big Sky Conference Championship.“I’m just one person on a team, and I’m here with...

Softball wins 2-0 on senior day

State Hornet Staff

April 25, 2015

On a day when the Sacramento State softball team's seniors were honored before the game, it was a sophomore that recorded the biggest hit against Big Sky Conference opponent Weber State University (31-17 overall, 10-6 Big Sky).Third baseman Alexis Martinez hammered a two-run shot to left field in the ...

Hornets look to shake off three-game losing streak this weekend

Sacramento State Hornets' junior Sasha Margulies tips a foul ball off of her bat against the Idaho State University Bengals on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Shea Stadium. The Hornets lost 7-0 in extra innings and the Bengals swept the Hornets in a three-game series, which decided the Big Sky Conference leader. Coming into the series, Idaho State and Sac State shared the same conference record and first place. 

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

Sacramento State softball dropped to third place in the Big Sky Conference after the Idaho State University Bengals swept the Hornets this past weekend at home.Going into the three-game series, the women knew it was a big weekend for them because both teams were tied for first place in conference wi...

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