The State Hornet

Hornets hope to regroup at home after two road losses

Junior forward Shanti Smith goes up for a lay-up during a game in The Nest.

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

After losing back-to-back games, Sacramento State women’s basketball is looking to regroup at home against Weber State University Thursday evening.The Hornets (16-9, 8-8) are coming off consecutive road losses to Northern Colorado and North Dakota.Sac State, the best scoring team in the Big Sky Con...

Record breaking performance pulls women’s basketball out of slump

Satchi Hover

January 23, 2014

Sacramento State women’s basketball needed to break out of its recent offensive slump and three game losing streak.The Hornets (12 4, 4 3) were able to do just that with a record-breaking 110 104 victory over Big Sky Conference powerhouse North Dakota (11 6, 6 2), Thursday in The Nest.The 110 poi...

Smith’s 24 points help Hornets cruise to their first Big Sky win

Junior forward Shanti Smith pushes through the Bobcats defense in the 107-95 win at The Nest. 

State Hornet Staff

January 3, 2014

It doesn’t matter what role you play on Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team, you have a chance make an impact.In the ten games the Hornets have played this year, five different players have led the team in scoring.During Thursday night’s Big Sky Conference 107-95 win against Montana Stat...

Hornet defense impressive in win over Oregon

Satchi Hover

November 17, 2013

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team held the Pac-12 scoring leader, Oregon, to 85 points in a Hornet victory Sunday.After giving up 102 points Friday to Oregon State, the Hornets (3-1) improved their defensive effort in a 97-85 win. The Ducks came into the contest having scored 244 points in it...

Hornets struggle offensively in loss to Oregon State

Junior point guard No. 1 Fantasia Hilliard drives to the basket at The Nest earlier in the season against Cal State Northridge.

Satchi Hover

November 16, 2013

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball was poor offensively in its first road game of the season Friday, falling victim to Oregon State.The Hornets lost 102-80 to the undefeated Beavers (3-0). The 102 points is the most Sac State has given up since Nov. 11, 2011 when Oklahoma scored 117 in a Hornet loss.S...