The State Hornet

Softball splits doubleheader with 4-1 win over CSU Bakersfield, 8-0 loss to CSU Northridge

State Hornet Staff

February 27, 2015

The Sacramento State softball team split its doubleheader Friday with a win against California State University, Bakersfield and a loss to CSU Northridge.The Hornets started the day with a victory against CSU Bakersfield by a score of 4-1. The win is Sac State's fourth of the season and the first aft...

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...

Prado gets second chance at senior season

Senior Paris Prado jokes with coach Danielle Kaminaka while running bases during a practice on Thursday Jan. 22, 2015. Prado was granted another year of eligibility after she was cut from the softball team her freshman year.

Patricia Carpenter

February 3, 2015

Not many athletes can say they received a second shot at their senior season, but the Hornets’ softball catcher Paris Prado is getting that opportunity after winning her final year of eligibility back after being cut from the team her freshman year.Prado, 22, was prepared to graduate in the spring of ...

Sac State athletes join cause to help children facing chronic illnesses

Paris Prado

December 9, 2014

Team IMPACT and Sacramento State have joined forces to help improve the lives of children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Team IMPACT believes in the power of a team, by drafting a child between the ages of 5–15 to become an official member of a team and student-athletes join the child...

Hornets volleyball end season with a loss to Southern Utah 2-3

Paris Prado

November 16, 2014

The Hornets closed their season tonight losing to Southern Utah in a five set match 2-3, (23-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 13-15).The first set was full of long rallies, and ultimately a win for Southern Utah at 23-25."We played really hard against an opponent that's trying to get into the conference tou...

Hornets volleyball secure first home victory

Paris Prado

November 14, 2014

The Sacramento State Hornets women's volleyball beat Northern Arizona today 3-1 (8-26, 19-25, 26-24, 25-23). This is the Hornets first win at home, making them 3-12 in the Big Sky Conference. Northern Arizona is second in the southern division of conference with a 10-5 record now. The Hornet started off...

Quick loss for women’s volleyball against George Washington

State Hornet Staff

September 19, 2014

Sacramento State volleyball had a quick 0-3 loss against George Washington University for its first game at the Valparaiso Crusader Invitational this weekend (18-25,19-25,21-25).In the first set of the match the Hornets hit their highest at .167 with 11 kills. This is the women's best set in amount of ...

Women’s volleyball beats San Jose at SLO

Paris Prado

September 12, 2014

Sacramento State beats San Jose State in its first game of this weekend’s tournament at San Luis Obispo with a final score of 3-2 (24-25, 25-18, 25-15, 28-30, 15-3).The first set was won by San Jose state with a close score of 23-25. This set, the Hornet’s hit .103, the lowest hitting percentage of...

Sac State volleyball drops second home opener to Loyola Marymount

Paris Prado

September 6, 2014

Sacramento State women’s volleyball was defeated by Loyola Marymount in today’s afternoon match 3-0, (14-25,13-25, 21-25).  The first set of the match was led by freshman outside hitter Shannon Boyle with three kills and hit .400. Madeline Cannon, Morgan Stanley, Courtney Dietrich and Kennedy Kur...

Volleyball set to add eight freshman to team

Ilian Cervantes and Paris Prado

September 3, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team welcomes a record-breaking eight freshmen to the team this season.In addition to the eight freshmen, a total of 10 new athletes make up the 16-player roster. Head coach Ruben Volta said one advantage of so many new faces on the team is the energy level ap...

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