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WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD NAMED THE SACRAMENTO STATE TEAM OF THE YEAR

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD NAMED THE SACRAMENTO STATE TEAM OF THE YEAR

The women's track and field team has been named the Sacramento State Team of the Year. The Hornet women cruised past the competition, winning both the Big Sky Conference indoor and outdoor championships. Sacramento State swept the Big Sky titles with relative ease, finishing 21 points ahead of the closest team at the indoor meet before winning the outdoor title by 28 points. The women recorded 18 marks which finished among the top 10 in school indoor history, and added 20 more top 10 marks during the outdoor campaign. The outdoor championship was the Hornets' eighth in the last 12 years, while the indoor title was the seventh for the program in the last 12 seasons.

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OTHER NOMINEES

Baseball - Sacramento State won its third Western Athletic Conference Tournament championship over the last six seasons. In the process, the team put together its second 40-win season since 2014, and won an NCAA Regional game against 19th-ranked UC Santa Barbara. The Hornets had an 11-game winning streak in the middle of the season and won seven consecutive postseason elimination games spanning the WAC Tournament and NCAA Regionals. The Hornets are the only Div. I program in California with 30 wins each of the last eight seasons.

Women's Golf - Sacramento State claimed its second Big Sky Conference championship in the last three years and did so in dominating fashion. The Hornets won the conference tournament by 20 strokes and earned an automatic berth into an NCAA Regional. During the season, Sacramento State finished first in a pair of tournaments and accounted for four of the top 10 three-round tournament scores in school history. Four players each moved into the top 10 in single-season scoring averages, including Julia Becker and Corinne Viden who each beat the previous record.

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AWARD TIMELINE

June 11 - Female Newcomer of the Year - Ashtin Olin (Volleyball)
June 12 - Male Newcomer of the Year - Benji Kikanovic (Soccer)
June 13 - Female Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Raegen Rohn (Basketball)
June 14 - Male Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Bernardo Moraes (Tennis)
June 17 - Women's Academic Team of the Year - Women's Tennis
June 18 - Men's Academic Team of the Year - Men's Tennis
June 19 - Female Individual Performance of the Year - Savanna Corr (Softball)
June 20 - Male Individual Performance of the Year - Dawsen Bacho (Baseball)
June 21 - Biggest Upset Award - Baseball
June 24 - Hornets Care Award - Women's Soccer
June 25 - Clutch Play Award - Julia Becker (Golf)
June 26 - Coach of the Year - Reggie Christiansen (Baseball)
June 27 - Female Hornet Award - Kaylyn Evans (Soccer)
June 28 - Male Hornet Award - Austin Roberts (Baseball)
July 1 - Team of the Year - Women's Track & Field
July 2 - Female Student-Athlete of the Year
July 3 - Male Student-Athlete of the Year