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Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Connor Ashford

May 1, 2016

A close game saw the Sacramento State softball team come up short in extras to Weber State, losing by a final of 4-3 in 14 innings. After going down in order in the top half of the inning, Hornet pitcher Savanna Corr got the ball to start the game on defense. After allowing a leadoff walk and sing...

Hornets finish sweep of Southern Utah

Hornets finish sweep of Southern Utah

Connor Ashford

April 17, 2016

Sacramento State's softball team won its seventh game in a row on Saturday afternoon, finishing off a three-game sweep of conference foe Southern Utah (7-35) by a final of 4-0. Pitcher Celina Matthias started the game for the Hornets and pitched a complete game shutout, allowing just four hits ...

Hornet softball splits doubleheader

Connor Ashford

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team played a pair of games on Friday, splitting a doubleheader against the University of Nevada and stopping the Wolf Pack’s winning streak at 12 games. Sac State lost the first game of the day by a final score of 3-1. In what turned out to be the deciding inning,...

Hornet softball beats Davis 5-2 at home

Hornet softball beats Davis 5-2 at home

Connor Ashford

March 2, 2016

The Sacramento State softball team got the win in the season’s home opener Wednesday, securing a 5-2 win over the UC Davis Aggies. Before the home opening game even started, however, the two squads had to complete a previously halted game between the two from Feb. 12. Tied at 0, Davis was a...

Softball sees ups and downs early in season

Softball sees ups and downs early in season

Connor Ashford

March 2, 2016

The beginning of the softball season for the Sacramento State Hornets has been a mixed bag of hard work, uneven results and the emergence of team leaders. After opening the season and splitting a pair of games at the Aggie Invitational, the Hornets were knocked around for five losses in five gam...

Softball splits doubleheader, collects first win against NSU

State Hornet Staff

February 6, 2015

Sacramento State softball (1-1) split its doubleheader Friday in the So Cal Collegiate Classic in Long Beach, California, after losing a quick shutout to Long Beach State at 8-0, but the women turned around their performance on defense and offense in their second game against Northwestern State Univer...

Hornets’ softball team focuses on strengthening their mentality this season

Giuliana Grana

February 6, 2015

The Sacramento State Hornets' softball team opens up their 2015 season this weekend at the So Cal Collegiate Classic in Long Beach, California on Feb. 5. The squad has been projected to finish second in the Big Sky Conference this year with 16 returners, including pitcher Caitlin Brooks and third ba...

Prado gets second chance at senior season

Prado gets second chance at senior season

Patricia Carpenter

February 3, 2015

Not many athletes can say they received a second shot at their senior season, but the Hornets’ softball catcher Paris Prado is getting that opportunity after winning her final year of eligibility back after being cut from the team her freshman year.Prado, 22, was prepared to graduate in the spring of ...

Softball bounced from Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State softball ended its 2014 season in a loss to the Idaho State Bengals at the Big Sky Conference tournament in Pocatello, Idaho on Friday night. The Hornets finished the season with a 25-21 record and 12-4 regular season conference record.At the end of the regular season, Sac State’s...

Hornets softball loses opening game of Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

May 8, 2014

Sacramento State softball fell in its first game of the double elimination Big Sky Conference tournament against Southern Utah University on Thursday in Pocatello, Idaho. The bats of the Thunderbirds were too much for Hornet pitchers, junior Caitlin Brooks and senior Taylor Stroud, as the Hornets lost ...

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