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Volleyball advances to semifinals in conference tournament

Sacramento State outside hitter Lauren Kissell goes up for the ball against Northern Colorado at Rolle Activity Cente on Nov. 19, 2015. Kissell led the team with 15 kills in the match.

Elliot Jones

November 19, 2015

Sacramento State beat Northern Colorado 3-1 to advance into the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Volleyball Championship Tournament on Thursday. The Hornets will face the tournament host, Northern Arizona in a semifinal matchup at 6 p.m. on Friday. The win kept what has been a storybook turnaround seas...

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Elliot Jones

November 12, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team had its eight-game winning streak snapped by Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 3-1 on the road on Thursday. Northern Arizona is conference championship for the first time ever in program history. The Lumberjacks will host the Big Sky Conference Tournament taking...

Volleyball team wins eighth straight

Lauren Kissell attempts the kill against Idaho State on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. Kissell ended the game with 13 kills.

Elliot Jones

November 8, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team has won eight straight as the Hornets swept Idaho State in their last home match of the regular season on Saturday. Sac State finishes the regular season with a 9-1 home record and remains undefeated against Big Sky Conference opponents at home. The Hornet...

Hornets score third straight sweep

Setter Kennedy Kurtz attempts to tip a pass over the net. Kurtz led the Hornets with 35 assists against Montana on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.

Elliot Jones

October 24, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept the University of Montana (25-14, 25-18, 25-20) on Saturday for the Hornets' fourth-straight win. The Hornets completed the third-straight sweep to record their 20th win of the season. It is the first 20-win season for the program since 2007. The win s...

Volleyball sweeps Weber State on the road

Sacramento State defensive specialist Lexie Skalbeck sets up for an attack against Northern Arizona University on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Nest. Skalbeck lead the team in digs with 24 in a 3-1 win over the Lumberjacks. 

Elliot Jones

October 4, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team (16-3 overall and 3-1 in the Big Sky Conference) defeated Weber State University (5-9 overall, 1-3 in Big Sky) on Saturday night on the road. The Hornets got the sweep winning all three sets against Weber State (25-13, 25-18, 25-19). Sac State is in second pl...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State 3-1

Sacramento State middle blocker Courtney Dietrich strikes the ball between two Northern Arizona University blockers on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Nest. Dietrich lead the team in blocked shots with three in the match.

Elliot Jones

October 1, 2015

Sacramento State lost its first Big Sky Conference match on the road against Idaho State University 3-1 on Thursday night.The Hornets fall to 15-3 on the season, 2-1 in conference play and second place in the Big Sky Conference South. The loss left Idaho State (11-6) as the the only 3-0 team in the B...

Hornets go 13-1 in September

Elliot Jones

September 29, 2015

The Sacramento State volleyball team had a near perfect month of September going 13-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play. By the end of September last season, they were 5-12 and 0-2 in conference play.Only the 1995 team has had a better start to the year in school history."We just have the experience,...

Hornets place second in home tournament

Elliot Jones

September 20, 2015

Sacramento State Volleyball team lost to Santa Clara University 3-1 (21-25, 23-25, 25-18, 25-22) in the closing match of the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday night. The Hornets took second in the tournament with Santa Clara taking first, Kent State taking third and the University of Nevada, Reno...

Sac State volleyball downs Davis in straight sets

State Hornet Staff

September 15, 2015

Sacramento State volleyball defeated UC Davis on the road, taking all three sets on Tuesday evening (26-24, 25-20, 25-15).The win improved Sac State's team record to 11-1, which continues to be one of the best starts in school history. The win also snapped a four-year losing streak to UC Davis, whose...

Hornets end season, sand volleyball becomes full NCAA sport in 2016

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

Sacramento State sand volleyball concluded its third season in April, finishing 6-8.The sand volleyball season is nearly a month long, starting in the beginning of March and ending at the start of April.This season the Hornets had no seniors on their team and all players will return next season. The team has t...

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