The State Hornet

Softball seniors prepare for final game at Shea Stadium

Clifton Jones May 4, 2013

Sunday, four Sacramento State softball seniors will step on the field one last time in Hornet green at Shea Stadium. The four seniors for Sac State include first baseman and catcher Molly Smith, infielder...

Seniors embrace bench roles to aid players

Clifton Jones April 24, 2013

Sac State has two seniors on an already young team who have spent most of the season on the bench. Both have adopted a backup role to some of the younger players. Although senior infielders Lauren Blair...

Eye black gives softball good ‘mojo’

Members of the Women’s softball team have kept a long held tradition alive. They wear excessive amounts of eye black, partly due to superstition but mainly to keep the tradition alive.
Clifton Jones February 26, 2013

Eye black is used in many sports to keep the sunlight out of athletes’ eyes. Athletes routinely apply eye black in unique patterns on their faces for game days. Some athletes are using the eye black...

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