The State Hornet

Senior women’s basketball players ready for next chapter in life

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015

The Sacramento State women’s basketball 2014-15 season came to an end on March 26 after a home postseason loss against Saint Mary’s College, and it marked the final collegiate appearance for seniors Takara Burse, Andrea Chenier and Fantasia Hilliard.The three women played their last game in a Hornets ...

Saint Mary’s College ends Sac State women’s basketball’s historic postseason run

Senior Fantasia Hilliard dribbles past a Saint Mary's defender on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. The Hornets were defeated 77-69.

State Hornet Staff

March 27, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball fell to Saint Mary’s College, 77-69, in third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament on Thursday.The Hornets close a historic season after putting their all into the final match against the Gaels.“It was definitely a heartbreaker, but I think we p...

Basketball crushes Eastern Washington 84-49 in WNIT second round

Takara Burse steals the ball from Delaney Hodgins of Eastern Washington on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. Burse had five steals in the contest.

State Hornet Staff

March 24, 2015

For the first time in program history, Sacramento State women’s basketball has moved on to the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after beating Eastern Washington University on Monday, 84-49.“I think everyone stepped up, everyone always steps up,” said senior Andrea Che...

Sac State women’s basketball clinches No. 2 seed with 105-81 over NAU

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball won 105-81 against Northern Arizona University in its final regular-season game in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets are now officially the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament after their home victory and will face No. 7 Montana State next week.The Hornets also bro...

Women’s basketball drops Southern Utah 107-73

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball had a historic game tonight breaking the single-season program record for winning percentage in the Big Sky Conference against Southern Utah University. The Hornets won 107-73 in their second-to-last conference game at the Hornets Nest.The Hornets’ winning record...

Women’s basketball blows out Portland State 92-60

Eleanor Mafi

February 8, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball traveled to Portland State for a matchup against the Vikings on Saturday. The Hornets were able to get back on the winning side after pulling out a huge 92-60 victory and snapped their two-game losing streak.The Hornets displayed a strong effort, defeating the home te...

Women’s basketball leads Big Sky with best-ever start to conference season

Senior guard, Takara Burse powers past Weber State guard Brianna Averette at the Hornets’ Nest on Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. The Hornets trampled Weber State 108-65.

Mike McGough

January 26, 2015

Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team is off to its best conference start in program history with a 7-1 record in the Big Sky Conference.After dropping nine of 11 preconference games and losing their conference opener at Northern Arizona, the Hornets have since mounted a seven-game win streak, t...

Women’s basketball shows grit in loss to UCLA

State Hornet Staff

December 13, 2014

The Hornets lost 83-92 on Friday night in a competitive back-and-forth with UCLA.The game marks the third consecutive game the Hornets have faced Pac-12 competition on the road and the season record is at 1-7.Hornets coach Bunky Harkleroad spoke after the game about what he told his team during tonig...

Women’s basketball drops its second game of the season 66-81

Jordan Santos

November 16, 2014

The Hornets’ bench combined for 37 points, but the team shot just 7-of-35 from a three-point range and had three players foul out in the second half in a 66-81 loss at CSU Northridge Sunday afternoon.The loss puts the Hornets record at 0-2 for the season.“Northridge is a very good basketball team ...

Women’s basketball loses its season opener against San Diego State 91-99

State Hornet Staff

November 14, 2014

In a wild game that saw 22 lead changes and 12 ties, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team lost its season opener on the road against San Diego State, 91-99.Still the Hornets broke a couple records in the process.Point guard Fantasia Hilliard became just the 12th player in program history to r...

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