Sacramento State hit three home runs with James Outman ending the game with a solo homer in the seventh inning as the Hornets beat Seattle U, 11-1, via the WAC mercy rule on the first day of the WAC Tournament.
Parker Brahms became the fourth Hornet to earn WAC Freshman of the Year honors in the last six seasons and was one of four Sacramento State players named all-WAC Tuesday evening at the WAC Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
Sacramento State (28-27, 12-12 WAC) enters the 2017 WAC Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 Seattle U (19-33-1, 8-16 WAC) at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz. The first game of the double-elimination tournament, No. 4 Utah Valley vs. No. 5 Northern Colorado, will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday with the Hornets and Redhawks to follow.
Sacramento State won its 17th home game of the year and completed a three-game sweep of UT Rio Grande Valley, ending the regular season with an 8-6 win on Saturday at John Smith Field. The nine graduating Hornet seniors were honored in a postgame ceremony.
Senior Trent Goodrich led a 15-hit night for the Hornets with his first career four-hit game and drove in a career-high four runs to lead Sacramento State to a season-high 13 runs in a 13-6 win over UT Rio Grande Valley in the second of a three-game series.
First generation college graduates are something to behold for any family. Having three siblings be the first to graduate in their family and do it together, at the same time, and at the same school is something really special.
Five different Hornets had two-hit games and senior Justin Dillon allowed just one earned run while striking out seven in his final home start as a Hornet as Sacramento State beat UT Rio Grande Valley, 6-4, to open a three-game series Thursday night.
The Sacramento State track & field team will send 11 student-athletes to the NCAA West Preliminary in Austin, Texas, it was announced today. The 11 entries are comprised of four women and seven men competing in five events. Each individual event will have 48 competitors and the top 12 marks and times will move on to the NCAA Div. I Outdoor Championships. The West Preliminary will take place on May 25-27 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the Texas campus.
Sacramento State freshman outfielder Suzy Brookshire received all-Pacific Region accolades when she was named to the third team, it was announced today by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
Landon Azevedo shot 73 and Robert Parden, Wonje Choi and Devyn Fitchhorn each shot 75 to account for Sacramento State’s team score of 298 during the final round of the NCAA Stanford Regional. The Hornets finished the tournament in 12th place with a total of 300-290-298-888.
Sacramento State Director of Track & Field Jeff Magley was named the Big Sky Conference Men’s Track & Field Coach of the Year, it was announced today. The honor is the second for Magley in his career and the first on the men’s side.
Helped by a second place finish on the women’s side, and a fourth place finish on the men’s side, the Sacramento State athletics department was second among 11 schools in the Big Sky Conference’s all-sports overall athletics points championship.
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the WAC Tournament, Sacramento State (25-27, 9-12 WAC) hosts UT Rio Grande Valley (26-25, 7-14 WAC) in a three-game series to conclude the regular season. The teams will play at 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday at noon Saturday at John Smith Field.
Wonje Choi matched his career best and led the Sacramento State men’s golf team with a round of 69 during the second round of the NCAA Stanford Regional on Tuesday. The Hornets improved their team score by 10 strokes from the opening round and is tied for 12th place heading into the final day of play.
The Sacramento State men’s team completed its quest for the 2017 Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The men used a big scoring effort in the triple jump to move to the top of the team standings and then followed that effort with a season-best in the 4x400 relay to claim the third Big Sky men’s outdoor title in school history.
Sacramento State took home bronze medals in both the varsity eight and third varsity four races, propelling the Hornets to a third place finish in the program's third-ever appearance at the American Athletic Conference Rowing Championship.