The State Hornet

Bittersweet 2014 season for women’s soccer

Eric S. Torres

November 4, 2014

With a potential playoff berth still in sight for the Hornets heading into their final match of the regular season, the women had to come away with a win to stay in the mix for a postseason appearance. However, the women were handed a 0-2 shutout loss on the road against Portland State Oct. 31.Despi...

Student-athlete couple supports each other

Eric S. Torres

October 29, 2014

Couples are not uncommon on the Sacramento State campus, but student-athlete couples are fewer by the number.For couple senior soccer goalkeeper Kimberly Mata and junior football defensive lineman Nick Mazza a benefit includes having someone who understands the physical and educational pressures involve...

Women’s soccer loses opening conference game

State Hornet Staff

September 26, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (5-5-0)  lost their first Big Sky Conference game tonight against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (4-3-1).Despite slow performance in the first half, Sac State battled and fought their way in the second half. However, a late goal in the 85th minute by junior midfiel...

Sac State’s offense prevails over Fresno State

State Hornet Staff

September 21, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (5-4-0) received its second road win of the 2014 season as they defeated Fresno State (1-8-0) by a final score of 2-1 Sunday night at Bulldog Stadium.It was a difference of two halves and key halftime adjustments that essentially made the difference for the Hornets ...

Sac State bounces back, defeats Fresno Pacific

Eric Torres

September 13, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (4-3-0) defeated Fresno Pacific (0-3-0) by a final score of 2-0 Friday night.Senior forward Shelby Salvacion scored her first goal of the 2014 season, when she led the Hornets to a 1-0 victory 49:25 into the game.Sac State coach Randy Dedini said he was extremely pleas...