The State Hornet

Baseball sweeps Northern Colorado in doubleheader

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 9, 2015

Nathan Lukes became the Sacramento State Hornets' all-time hits leader with his third inning solo home run, propelling the Hornets to a 9-3 victory over the University of Northern Colorado Bears today at John Smith Field in game one of a doubleheader between the Western Athletic Conference foes.The juni...

Leitao, Nichols give baseball 5-1 win at North Dakota

State Hornet Staff

April 24, 2015

Brennan Leitao pitched six innings of two-hit ball, allowing one run, in picking up a 5-1 win for the Sacramento State Hornets over the hosting University of North Dakota in game one of a three-game Western Athletic Conference series.Sac State (22-19, 9-7 WAC) moved slightly ahead of North Dakota (14-19,...

Baseball beats causeway rival Davis 4-2

State Hornet Staff

April 8, 2015

After rescheduling to avoid thunderstorms, Sacramento State baseball made its way to Davis to take on the Aggies to make up Tuesday's rainout, and were able to prevail over UC Davis by a score of 4-2.Following a tough-thrown four innings from Jake Stassi, Ty Nichols threw four scoreless innings, bringing ...

Baseball blows out Texas-Pan American 10-2 to complete sweep

Sacramento State baseball's infielders celebrate after getting the win against the University of Texas-Pan American on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at John Smith Field. The Hornets are now 3-0 in conference play.

State Hornet Staff

March 22, 2015

Sacramento Sate baseball began conference play with a sweep, beating the University of Texas-Pan American in the last game of the series today with a 10-2 blowout.The Hornets raced out to a 5-1 lead in the first inning behind a two-run blast from Devin Lehman, who would stay hot at the plate throughou...

Pair of two-run blasts sinks baseball team in 6-4 defeat at Cal Poly

State Hornet Staff

March 15, 2015

After Sacramento State's baseball team scored four runs in the fourth inning, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo charged back to win behind a pair of two-run homers from first baseman Brian Mundell to split the series 2-2.The Hornets are happy with the series outcome against the very talented Mustangs, and continue to st...

Hornets’ baseball takes win over No. 18 UC Santa Barbara

Sam Long started the second game of the series for the Sacramento State Hornets against No. 18 UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at John Smith Field in Sacramento, Calif. Long held the Gauchos to three runs through six innings pitched to get the win for the Hornets. The final score was 5-4 and the three-game series was evened to 1-1.

Sheldon Kohatsu

March 7, 2015

Behind a three-run fifth inning rally, the Sacramento State Hornets hung on to beat visiting No. 18 UC Santa Barbara 5-4 on Saturday.The Hornets (7-5) rebounded a day after being held to five hits and being shut out by the Gauchos’ Dillon Tate. The men recorded 11 hits in today's win and ended their ...

Baseball has high hopes to return to Division I tournament this season

State Hornet Staff

February 25, 2015

With expectations set incredibly high for the Hornets, the team has stayed true to their work ethic with their sights set on returning to the NCCA Division I Baseball Tournament.Since Reggie Christiansen has become the coach of Sacramento State, a culture of winning is beginning to form among the pl...

Baseball rallies late in 7-2 win over the University of Portland

Jordan Waterman

February 21, 2015

On a cold overcast day at John Smith Field, Sacramento State baseball rallied late to knock off the University of Portland in the first game of the doubleheader by a score of 7-2, continuing the Hornets' winning streak.This fifth consecutive win gives the team a 5-1 record.Since dropping the home ope...

Deely’s walk-off single secures Sac State baseball’s 8-7 win over Utah

Jordan Waterman

February 16, 2015

After several lead changes, the three and a half hour marathon was capped off with a walk-off single by Dan Deely in the ninth inning, propelling Sacramento State past the University of Utah in the Hornets' 8-7 victory on Monday afternoon at John Smith Field.With the bases loaded in the bottom of th...

Strong pitching gives baseball 3-1 win over Utes

Jordan Waterman

February 15, 2015

Behind strong pitching performances from starter Ty Nichols and reliever Justin Dillon, Sacramento State's baseball team edged out the University of Utah Utes by a score of 3-1 on Sunday.Entering the game with one out in the top of the sixth, Dillon would go on to pitch 2 2/3 innings, allowing one ea...

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