The State Hornet

Hornet track and field loses in causeway showdown

Senior Stephanie Blumm hurdles against UC Davis in the Causeway Classic Dual Meet at Hornet Stadium, Friday, April 29.

Connor Ashford

May 1, 2016

The Sacramento State track and field team lost on Friday afternoon to UC Davis in the 11th annual Causeway Classic Dual Meet, with both men's and women's teams falling to the Aggies. The women’s teams were competing in a tight matchup throughout the day in the event at Hornet Stadium. The Ho...

Track and field continues to improve in its second meet of the season

Jessica Plasencia

January 31, 2015

Sacramento State’s track and field team finished strong at the Jack Johnson Classic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The first day of the meet ended with two wins.Friday, freshman Richard Cooper took first place in the men’s long jump and senior Caprice Powell won the women’s 200-meter dash. Saturday, t...

Men and women hit the ground running at Big Sky Championship

Dominique Whittington competes at an event held at Sac State in 2013.

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State track and field will travel to Northern Arizona University to compete in the Big Sky Conference Championship today through Saturday, in Flagstaff, Ariz.The women’s team is the winner of the last six Big Sky Conference finals, while the men won their last title in 2011.This go-aroun...

Hornet track relay teams break school records

Dominique Whittington takes off after receiving the baton from Megan Pope during the Causeway Classic .

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track teams lost to rival UC Davis at the annual Causeway Classic last Friday at Hughes Stadium.The men scored 81 points and the women scored 78 points.Despite the loss by both the men’s and women’s teams, the women’s relay teams set school records in the 4...

New track set for resurfacing at months end

State Hornet Staff

April 15, 2014

Sacramento State is installing a new state of the art track just in time for the USA Track and Field Championships, June 26-29. Construction begins April 28 and will be ready for use in late May.The new surface will be designed by Mondo, who has designed tracks for the 2012 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and wi...

Men finish first, women third in Mondo Mid-Major Challenge

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014

In the last meet before the new Mondo surface track is to be installed at Hornet Stadium, the Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively.The men’s team scored 186 points in the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge, 58 points ahead of second place Fresno ...

Talent preserved in track and field by redshirting athletes

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2014

Sacramento State track and field started the outdoor season this past Saturday, but did so with only half the roster.Head coach Kathleen Raske has decided to take a long-term approach this year. Instead of loading up to make a run for more titles, she has decided to redshirt 30 athletes in an effort t...

Morgan Pope has been chasing her dreams since childhood

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

Most 2-year-olds grow up running around the house, but Sacramento State senior sprinter Morgan Pope grew up running around the track.Since she could walk, Pope’s life has been consumed by track and has spent time perfecting her craft.“We figured she had a special talent when she was really young...

Track and field changes tactics for outdoor season

Sacramento State's Londeen McCovery attempts a high-jump during a meet in Hornet Stadium. 

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

In most sports, athletes compete in one season, they qualify for one postseason, and take home one trophy.Track and Field is not one of those sports.Track has the rare distinction of having two different seasons in one calendar year, and by no means are they the same."The biggest difference is that the tra...

Athlete credits foundation of faith for track and field success

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

The phrase, “hard work pays off” is usually a statement that resonates with college students who often go to extraordinary lengths to achieve their goals.Zach Coniglio is no exception.As a senior thrower for the Sacramento State track team, Coniglio worked his way up from track as his third sport, ...

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