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Hornets softball shut out by Cal

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

The bats of Sacramento State softball were silent as it was issued a NCAA mercy-rule in six innings by UC Berkeley on Wednesday in Berkeley, Calif. Cal’s freshman pitcher Stephanie Trzcinski held the Hornets to only four hits, two walks and had 11 strikeouts in the 8-0 win.Trzcinski did not allow a ...

Hornets take series sweep against Portland State on senior day

State Hornet Staff

April 19, 2014

Three seniors and one junior left Shea Stadium with their heads lifted high as Sacramento State softball completed its three-game sweep over Portland State on Saturday. In front of 222 fans, seniors, pitcher Taylor Stroud, catcher Paris Prado and second baseman Yesenia Alcala as well as junior shortstop...

Idaho State’s late home run downs Sac State softball

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014

Sacramento State softball took the lead after six innings only to see it slip away from its grasp against Idaho State on Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho. The Bengals were leading 1-0 until the sixth, when Hornets redshirt freshman third baseman Alexis Martinez came up to bat with a runner on first base and two...

Softball gets first career road win against Idaho State

State Hornet Staff

April 11, 2014

There is a first time for everything at Pocatello, Idaho for Sacramento State softball as it split two games with the Idaho State Bengals, Friday. The Hornets won its first game in Pocatello since coming into the Big Sky Conference.Redshirt freshman third baseman Alexis Martinez and senior second base...

Softball finishes off North Dakota with 9-0 victory

State Hornet Staff

March 23, 2014

Sacramento State softball capped off its first Big Sky Conference series sweep since becoming a member last season. Sac State mercied the University of North Dakota, 9-0 in five innings on Saturday at Shea Stadium.Senior pitcher Taylor Stroud kept North Dakota scoreless with a strong pitching performance.Aside from ...

Softball splits first two games of Mustang Softball Classic

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2014

Sacramento State softball had good pitching, but split its first two games of the Mustang Softball Classic against Santa Clara University and Stony Brook University, Friday in San Luis Obispo, Calif.The Hornets beat Santa Clara 6-2 before losing to Stony Brook, 2-1.In the first game, Sac State breezed by S...

Softball scores late to take down Santa Clara

Softball scores late to take down Santa Clara

State Hornet Staff

February 21, 2014

Sacramento State softball scored three runs in the top of the seventh to beat Santa Clara University Friday at the Marriott Bronco Classic in Santa Clara, Calif.The Hornets took down the Broncos, 3-1.Senior second baseman Yesenia Alcala got the seventh inning started when she hit a 1-out double. She would lat...

Softball struggles scoring runs in Fresno Kickoff Tournament

State Hornet Staff

February 15, 2014

Sacramento State’s softball team was slowed offensively in losses against UC Santa Barbara and Fresno State Friday in Fresno, Calif. at Bulldog Field.In both games, Sac State combined to score just three runs and was outscored 8-3 by its opponents.It was evident that the Hornets struggled with their bats ...

Softball loses 1-0 to UC Davis in season opener

Softball loses 1-0 to UC Davis in season opener

State Hornet Staff

February 13, 2014

Sacramento State’s junior pitcher Caitlin Brooks struggled to find the strike zone Wednesday as the Hornets lost to UC Davis at La Rue Field.Sac State lost 1-0 in it’s first game of the 2014 season.The Hornets and Aggies were held scoreless after three innings until Brooks walked the bases loade...

Softball walks off to win series

Softball walks off to win series

Clifton Jones

March 23, 2013

Sacramento State softball was able to beat Northern Colorado in walk-off fashion Saturday, but it was not your typical walk-off.  The Hornets won the game 1-0 when junior shortstop Yesenia Alcala walked on a full count to score pinch runner Nicole Clark.  Sophomore Caitlin Brooks rebounded from yesterda...

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