The State Hornet

Volleyball defeats Bakersfield 3-1, advancing to the tournament title match

Lance Hayes

September 13, 2014

Sacramento State defeated CSU Bakersfield 3-1 Saturday morning in the second round of the Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament (18-25, 25-17, 25-10, 25-19).The young Hornet squad put momentum back on their side, dropping only one set in today’s match after entering the tournament on a four-game losing str...

Women’s volleyball beats San Jose at SLO

Paris Prado

September 12, 2014

Sacramento State beats San Jose State in its first game of this weekend’s tournament at San Luis Obispo with a final score of 3-2 (24-25, 25-18, 25-15, 28-30, 15-3).The first set was won by San Jose state with a close score of 23-25. This set, the Hornet’s hit .103, the lowest hitting percentage of...

Nevada sweeps Sac State volleyball 3-0

Lance Hayes

September 10, 2014

Nevada seemed to be running on all cylinders Tuesday night as the Wolf Pack defeated the Hornets 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-17) in their home opener.From the very beginning the Wolf Pack seemed to have control over the game, playing extremely confident volleyball as they led the first set 6-0.The young Sa...

Hornets keep playoff hopes alive with victory over Weber State

Satchi Hover

November 16, 2013

Sacramento State’s volleyball team kept its postseason hopes intact with a victory over Weber State Saturday evening at Colberg Court.The Hornets (14-15, 9-9) defeated the Wildcats in straight sets (25-14, 25-20, 25-13) and claimed sole possession of sixth place in the Big Sky Conference after North...

Sac State volleyball drops fourth match in a row to Idaho State

Senior opposite hitter No. 13 Kayla Beal plays against the Idaho State Bengals on Friday at the Nest.

Satchi Hover

November 16, 2013

Sacramento State’s women’s volleyball team lost for the fourth time in a row Friday against Idaho State.The Hornets fell in four sets (21-25, 25-22, 15-25, 15-25) at Colberg Court.With the loss, Sac State (13-15, 8-9) is now in a sixth place tie in the Big Sky Conference with Northern Colorado. Only s...

Hornets begin crucial homestand to keep playoff hopes alive

Satchi Hover

November 15, 2013

Coming off three consecutive losses, Sacramento State’s volleyball team is hoping to turn things around when it returns to Colberg Court this weekend.After defeating Southern Utah on Oct. 31 in the first of four road matches, the Hornets dropped three straight to Northern Arizona, North Dakota and Nort...

Women’s volleyball splits weekend matches on the road

Satchi Hover

November 3, 2013

Sacramento State’s volleyball team split their road matches this weekend against Southern Utah and Northern Arizona improving to 13-12 overall and 8-6 in the Big Sky Conference.The Hornets entered Thursday’s matchup against Southern Utah on a three match winning streak. They were able to extend the ...

Sac State sweeps weekend play on Colberg Court

Satchi Hover

October 27, 2013

Sacramento State volleyball pushed their winning streak to three after taking down Portland State and Eastern Washington at Colberg Court over the weekend improving their record to 12-11 and 7-5 in Big Sky Conference play.The Hornets put away Portland State (11-10, 8-3) in four sets Friday evening (25-...

Coach Ruben Volta a motivator for women’s volleyball

Satchi Hover

October 23, 2013

From playing for the men’s club team at Sacramento State, to manning the sidelines as a coach, volleyball coach Ruben Volta’s love for the game has not wavered.Born in San Jose, California in 1967, the seventh year head coach overcame a number of obstacles at an early age to achieve his dreams.“I had a ...

Lovett becoming a standout player for women’s volleyball

Satchi Hover

October 16, 2013

From the small town of Durango, Colorado, to a full-ride scholarship to play at Sacramento State, sophomore Sloan Lovett chose volleyball over her family’s tradition of basketball.The outside hitter for the Hornets began to play volleyball when she was in the seventh grade.“My mom was a basketball player, but...

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