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A toast to Sac State athletics

A toast to Sac State athletics

Chris Bullock
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

As we approach the end of the 2015-16 school year, it's also the end of the season for a majority of the sports teams at Sacramento State. For some, like baseball and track and field, their commitments will stretch well past the end of finals and into the dog days of summer. For that, we salu...

Sac State struggles in Lake Natoma Invitational

Chris Bullock
April 17, 2016
Filed under Rowing, Sports

The friendly confines of Lake Natoma were not so friendly to the Sacramento State rowing team this weekend, as they won only three of 11 races at the Lake Natoma Invitational this weekend. Sac State and No. 2 nationally-ranked Cal co-hosted the invite, a two-day meet that hosted some of the b...

New conference, new experiences for rowing

State Hornet Staff
May 13, 2014
Filed under Rowing

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team will be in Tennessee Saturday to compete in the program’s first-ever Conference USA Championships.The upcoming 11-team regatta is clearly the biggest competition Sac State has ever raced in and both coaches and players are excited for the opportunity.“Its ...

Opportunities arise for new athletes on the rowing team

State Hornet Staff
May 6, 2014
Filed under Rowing

It is not uncommon for a student athlete who rows at the college level to have little or no experience in the sport. Sacramento State head coach Mike Connors said that most rowers played other sports in high school that were not rowingThis is exactly the case for Jessica Smith. The now senior captain of...

Rowing takes down UC Davis in Causeway action

State Hornet Staff
May 3, 2014
Filed under Rowing

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team swept all four races against UC Davis Saturday morning at the Port of Sacramento.The events included were the varsity eight, second varsity eight, novice eight and varsity four .In the varsity eight race, Sac State posted a time of 6:47.5 and was nearly 20 sec...

Rowing gets Conference USA boat of the week honor

State Hornet Staff
April 30, 2014
Filed under Rowing

By winning its WIRA grand final and helping win the WIRA team title this past weekend, Sacramento State’s second varsity eight crew was named Conference USA boat of the week.The crew had eight rowers that featured sophomore Emily Mauer at coxswain, junior Kim Gross at stroke, sophomores Danielle Stou...

Rowing finishes last in Lake Natoma Invitational

State Hornet Staff
April 13, 2014
Filed under Rowing

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team entered the second day of the Lake Natoma Invitational racing in only one petite final and three third-level finals. The Hornets finished last in a field full of nationally ranked opponents.In the petite final, Sac States’ novice eight A finished second with a...

Rowing with tough showing in first day of Lake Natoma Invitational

State Hornet Staff
April 12, 2014
Filed under Rowing

Saturday marked the first day of the Lake Natoma Invitational, which features six nationally ranked teams, including No.1 UC Berkeley, No. 4 University of Southern California, No. 6 Brown, No. 7 Stanford, No. 9 Notre Dame and No. 20 University of San Diego.The powerhouse field proved to be a bit too...

Rowing comes up short at San Diego Crew Classic

State Hornet Staff
April 7, 2014
Filed under Rowing

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team sent four boats to San Diego this weekend for the San Diego Crew Classic.Varsity eight was the only boat to advance to a grand final. In its final, Sac State finished tied for sixth, but only less than three seconds behind third place Saint Mary’s University. A...

Rowing team fully healthy, set for San Diego Crew Classic

State Hornet Staff
April 4, 2014
Filed under Rowing

The Sacramento State women’s rowing team is on the road in San Diego this weekend as it will compete in the San Diego Crew classic.The Hornets will be bringing four boats - three eight boats and a four boat. The three eight boats are the varsity eight, second eight, and third eight and the four bo...

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