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...

Sac State baseball loses to Utah Valley 11-9 as Wolverines rally late in sixth inning

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2015

A seven-run sixth inning propelled the hosting Utah Valley University Wolverines to a come from behind 11-9 victory over the visiting Sacramento State Hornets to take the first two games of the three-game Western Athletic Conference series.The Wolverines' Craig Brinkerhoff led off the decisive sixth i...

Hornets’ six-game WAC winning streak snapped by Seattle University 3-2

State Hornet Staff

April 2, 2015

Untimely errors in extra innings allowed the Seattle University Redhawks (13-15) to score in the 11th inning, taking the first game, 3-2, over Sacramento State baseball (17-11) in their three-game series.Hornets' relief pitcher Austin Ragsdale received the loss for his 1 1/3 innings pitched. The Redhawks won...

Baseball puts on an offense clinic in 12-2 win against Portland

Kevin L. Shepherd

February 21, 2015

Chris Lewis blasted a pair of two-run home runs in Sacramento State baseball's 12-2 victory over the visiting University of Portland Pilots, allowing the Hornets to sweep Saturday’s doubleheader.Sac State won the first game of the doubleheader 7-2. This sweep moved the Hornets to 6-1 on the season by...

Baseball excited to compete in 2015

Mike McGough

October 14, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball program has announced its schedule for its upcoming 2015 season.The Division I team went 40-24 in a 64-game 2014 regular season before becoming Western Athletic Conference (WAC) champions. The team is slated to play in 56 games, not including potential playoff and tournamen...

Born into baseball, Hoskins finds success on the diamond

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State standout junior first baseman Rhys Hoskins may not be very vocal, but he lets his bat to do the talking when he is at the plate.He has been around baseball for as long as he can remember, after his father, Paul, introduced him to the sport.“I think I had a bat in my hand as soon as...

Hornets blank Chicago State behind Leitao’s eight inning performance

Hornets blank Chicago State behind Leitao’s eight inning performance

State Hornet Staff

May 2, 2014

Junior starting pitcher Brennan Leitao made his longest outing of the season Friday, throwing eight shutout innings and holding Chicago State to just three hits at John Smith Field.Leitao was efficient as he never allowed a Chicago State runner past second base in the 6-0 victory. It was Leitao’s s...

Utah Valley’s Beddes throws complete game shutout against Sac State

Utah Valley’s Beddes throws complete game shutout against Sac State

State Hornet Staff

April 19, 2014

Sacramento State ran into a brick wall in the form of Utah Valley starting pitcher Danny Beddes, as Beddes threw a complete game shutout, Saturday at John Smith Field.Beddes went the full nine innings in the 6-0 Hornets loss, throwing 130 pitches and holding Sac State to only four hits on the game. ...

Early scoring and strong pitching guide Sac State to victory

State Hornet Staff

April 17, 2014

Early scoring was all Sacramento State’s baseball team needed Thursday as it recorded a shutout against Utah Valley at John Smith Field.The Hornets put up two in the second and three in the third in the 5-0 victory.The two innings in which Sac State were about as opposite as they could be. In the s...

Baseball gives up five runs late, loses to Grand Canyon

State Hornet Staff

April 13, 2014

Sacramento State’s normally reliable relief corp faltered Sunday in the rubber match against Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.With the Hornets up 5-3 in the sixth inning, senior relief pitcher Hunter Greenwood came into the game and quickly got the first out. He then allowed the next four batter...

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