The State Hornet

Women’s soccer upbeat about 2014 despite missing playoffs

Clifton Jones

November 6, 2013

After missing out on the opportunity for a postseason berth, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will look to regroup and rebuild for the 2014 season.The Hornets had plenty of chances late in the conference season to secure at least a fourth seed in the Big Sky Tournament.“We didn’t score as mu...

Sac State falls to conference unbeaten Portland State

Clifton Jones

October 26, 2013

It was not the ending the seniors of Sacramento State women’s soccer envisioned Friday as the Hornets came up short against Portland State.Sac State (7-9-2, 3-5-1) lost 1-0 to the conference unbeaten Vikings (11-4-2,8-0-1). With the loss, Sac State has been mathematically eliminated from postseason co...

Two women’s soccer players called up to Philippine National Team

Clifton Jones

October 9, 2013

Two Hornet women’s soccer players will get a chance to qualify for the 2014 Summer Olympics.After spending the summer playing on Filipino teams, women’s soccer junior forward Shelby Salvacion and senior midfielder Raylene Larot received news that they were promoted to the Senior Philippine Nation...

Two women’s soccer players heading to the Southeast Asian Games

Clifton Jones

October 5, 2013

After spending the summer training in the Philippines, women’s soccer junior forward Shelby Salvacion and senior midfielder Raylene Larot received news that they were promoted to the Senior Philippine National team.The two received their letters in the mail on Sept. 20. The letter was in lieu for ...

First half goal enough for Sac State in win over Fresno Pacific

Sac State defenders, junior No. 12 Kassi Anast and sophomore No.8 Mckenna Swanson work together to defend the goal at Wednesdays game against Fresno Pacific.

Clifton Jones

September 12, 2013

Freshman midfielder Jennifer Lum's first goal of the season in the 42nd minute against Fresno Pacific University Wednesday, turned out to be all the   Sacramento State women's soccer team needed to nab its third win of the season.Sacramento State (3-3) beat the Sunbirds 1-0 at Hornet Field.Head coa...

Soccer players benefit from international opportunities

Clifton Jones

September 2, 2013

With its season finally underway, Sacramento State women’s soccer had two players already playing at the elite level of women’s international soccer. Senior midfielder Raylene Larot and junior forward Shelby Salvacion played for the Philippine national team.  The head coach of the Philippine national ...

Women’s soccer not intimidated by underestimated preseason poll

Look out for big plays from No. 25, Raylene Larot, and the rest of the Sacramento State women's soccer team this season as they try and make the Big Sky Tournament. 

Clifton Jones

August 23, 2013

Sacramento State women’s soccer team will relish the underdog role this season as they were picked to finish seventh this season in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets will open their season Friday against Causeway Cup rivals, the UC Davis Aggies.Sac State is looking to rebound after a disappointing end...