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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 advances in tournament with wins over Southern Utah, Idaho State

Jeremiah Martinez

May 8, 2015

After dropping their game against Weber State University earlier in the day, Sacramento State softball was victorious against Southern Utah University and Idaho State University on Friday, allowing the Hornets to continue play for a chance to win their first Big Sky Conference Tournament on Saturday.I...

Idaho State knocks Sac State softball out of first place in Big Sky

State Hornet Staff

April 17, 2015

Sacramento State softball opened up a three-game home series today against the Idaho State University Bengals at Shea Stadium. The two teams battled it out in a doubleheader today to see who would take first place in the Big Sky Conference.The Hornets played their first game of the series this morning ...

First place Hornets power their way to 16-2 mercy rule win

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2015

Coming off dominant pitching performances in the previous two games, Sacramento State softball’s offense scored a season-high 16 runs as they swept their three-game series against the University of North Dakota to improve to 10-2 in Big Sky Conference play and 21-19 overall.The final score of the se...

Freshmen provide team-first menatlity for Sac State softball

State Hornet Staff

April 2, 2015

Adjusting to life as a college freshman and Division I athlete can be challenging when coming out of high school, but the transition has been effortless for the freshmen women of Sacramento State softball.“The freshmen have come in the roles I’ve asked them to play [and] have stepped up,” said Hornets...

Softball brings new mentality to 6-1 over Penn State

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2015

Sacramento State women’s softball kicked off the Capitol Classic today at Shea stadium beating Pennsylvania State 6-1.The Hornets improved their record to 8-12 after coming back from a tough loss on Tuesday against the UC Davis Aggies, while Penn State dropped their record to 10-10.Along with the Horne...

Causeway rival extends softball’s losing streak to three games

State Hornet Staff

March 10, 2015

With the Hornets’ pitching staff struggling for most of the game, Sacramento State softball was defeated by rival UC Davis by the score of 9-1 Tuesday evening at La Rue Field.The game concluded after five innings due to the Aggies having an eight-run lead, which led to the mercy rule in the NCAA. It ...

Softball drops two close games in its doubleheader against Saint Mary’s

Softball drops two close games in its doubleheader against Saint Mary’s

Giuliana Grana

February 21, 2015

Sacramento State women’s softball fell to the Saint Mary’s Gaels in the team's doubleheader home opener today at Shea Stadium.The Gaels came back in both games against the Hornets, beating them in the first game 7-6 after going into extra innings, and were able to beat the Hornets again in the se...

Softball collects its second win of the season over LMU

Giuliana Grana

February 7, 2015

Sacramento State women’s softball team defeated Loyola Marymount University in their final game of the So Cal Collegiate Classic. Senior outfielder Paige Martin had a three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning to secure their second win of the season.The Hornets finished the tournament this ...

Hornets’ softball team focuses on strengthening their mentality this season

Giuliana Grana

February 6, 2015

The Sacramento State Hornets' softball team opens up their 2015 season this weekend at the So Cal Collegiate Classic in Long Beach, California on Feb. 5. The squad has been projected to finish second in the Big Sky Conference this year with 16 returners, including pitcher Caitlin Brooks and third ba...

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