The State Hornet

‘I was at a loss for words’: 47 Sac State senior athletes to miss their final season

The Sac State Athletics Department announced Wednesday that all sports would be canceled for the remainder of the academic year. Sac State seniors will now miss out on their final year of eligibility.

Jason Gallardo

March 20, 2020

The Sacramento State Athletics Department canceled all sports Wednesday, leaving 47 senior student athletes unable to finish their last year of eligibility. In addition, four senior basketball players on the men’s team were unable to complete in the 2020 Basketball Championships after the cancellatio...

Seniors honored with a Big Sky Tournament berth

Senior forward Sadie Clements hits the game-winning shot to clinch a Big Sky Tournament berth Saturday afternoon in The Nest.

State Hornet Staff

March 1, 2014

Sacramento State women’s basketball is punching its ticket to the Big Sky Conference Tournament for the third-straight year.Thanks to late game heroics from senior forward Sadie Clements, the Hornets (18-9, 10-8) defeated Idaho State 56-53 at The Nest this afternoon.It was the final home game for Sac S...

Seniors bid farewell

Hornet senior center No. 41 Konner Veteto and head coach Brian Katz embrace during the senior ceremony before the final home game of the season.

Clifton Jones and Gabe Pacheco

May 14, 2013

Some of Sacramento State’s senior athletes have left significant marks on their careers and the university.  Four-time Big Sky Champion and 2013 Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player Rebeca Delgado finished her career at Sac State as a first-team all-conference player for four consecutive years. Delg...

Sac State falls to Bengals in regular season finale

Hornet junior midfielder No. 23 Yesenia Alcala finished the regular season batting .207 with seven RBIs. 

Clifton Jones

May 6, 2013

Sacramento State softball senior day and regular season ended in a loss when the Hornets were defeated by the Idaho State University Bengals Sunday afternoon, 6-3.  Despite the loss, Sac State honored its four seniors today that included first baseman and catcher Molly Smith, third baseman Emily Mc...

Softball seniors prepare for final game at Shea Stadium

Clifton Jones

May 5, 2013

Sunday, four Sacramento State softball seniors will step on the field one last time in Hornet green at Shea Stadium. The four seniors for Sac State include first baseman and catcher Molly Smith, infielder Lauren Blair, third baseman Emily McCormick and center fielder Kelli Frye. Smith will not be able t...

Seniors embrace bench roles to aid players

Clifton Jones

April 24, 2013

Sac State has two seniors on an already young team who have spent most of the season on the bench. Both have adopted a backup role to some of the younger players. Although senior infielders Lauren Blair and Molly Smith are captains, Blair and Smith have combined to appear in only 27 games this season....

Football ends season with a loss to Davis in Causeway rivalry

Hornets wide receiver Morris Norrise takes a huge hit from Aggies free safety Aarynn Jones.

State Hornet Staff

November 17, 2012

DAVIS – No one is favored in a rivalry game.Although Sacramento State came in on the cusp of its first 7-win season since 1992 and even had a chance to make the postseason, the Hornets fell to UC Davis in the 59th annual Causeway Classic 34-27 on Nov. 17.This makes it three seasons in a row the Ag...

Hornet football maintains winning mindset for Saturday’s face-off

File Photo 

State Hornet Staff

November 1, 2012

If something is successful, then why tinker with it?Just three days fresh off their win against No. 11 Cal Poly, the Hornets were preparing the same way they have been preparing since before the season even started.Sacramento State will face No. 3 Montana State this Saturday, but the Bobcats’ highly ...

Career Center resources help students find post-graduation job opportunities

Jessika Robertson

April 25, 2012

If students are feeling anxious when it comes to the post-graduation job hunt, The Sacramento State Career Center provides students with information about local job opportunities. Sac State’s Manager of Employer Relations and Recruitment Programs Eva Gabbe helps students prepare for jobs in the Sacrame...

Baseball’s seniors culminate last season with hope of tourney spot

Sacramento State senior Trevor Paine (batting) is playing in his final season as a Hornet after redshirting last year because of a wrist injury.

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2012

The seniors on Sacramento State’s baseball team prepare for the upcoming conference games and look back on how they changed since starting their collegiate baseball careers.  The Hornets’ senior players close their final season and expect to lead the team into the Western Athletic Conference games...