Athletics News

  • BECKER SHOOTS 72 TO PACE WOMEN'S GOLF IN FIRST ROUND OF GOLFWEEK CHALLENGE
    September 26, 2017
    Junior Julia Becker shot an ever par round of 72 to lead the Sacramento State women’s golf team in the opening round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Monday at Red Sky Golf Club. The tournament features one school from 18 different Div. I conferences and will continue with single rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • THOMSON NAMED FCS NATIONAL AND BIG SKY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    September 25, 2017
    Sacramento State’s Kevin Thomson was named the STATS FCS National Player of the Week and the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced today. The honors are the first for Thomson in his career.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER PICKS UP POINT WITH SCORELESS DRAW IN IDAHO
    September 24, 2017
    MOSCOW, Idaho. — The Sacramento State women’s soccer team played to a 0-0 draw Sunday afternoon as they took on the defending Big Sky regular season champion Idaho Vandals. The scoreless tie is their second straight after taking Eastern Washington to a 0-0 tie Friday afternoon.
  • MEN’S SOCCER UNABLE TO OVERCOME EARLY GOAL IN LOSS AT SAINT MARY’S
    September 24, 2017
    MORAGA, Calif. — The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (4-4-0) fell behind early against the Saint Mary’s Gales (3-3-3) Sunday afternoon and was unable to recover, falling 1-0 in their final non-conference match of the year.
  • FOOTBALL RUSHES TO 1-0 START IN BIG SKY WITH 54-27 WIN OVER SOUTHERN UTAH
    September 23, 2017
    Quarterback Kevin Thomson accounted for 402 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns to help Sacramento State open Big Sky Conference play with a 54-27 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night at Hornet Stadium.
  • VOLLEYBALL BEATS IDAHO STATE, LONG BIG SKY HOME WINNING STREAK REMAINS INTACT
    September 23, 2017
    Outside hitter Shannon Boyle had a match-high 14 kills and setter Kennedy Kurtz added a career-best five aces to help lead Sacramento State to a three-set sweep (25-18, 25-18, 25-14) of Idaho State on Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER PUTS ON DEFENSIVE SHOWCASE IN 0-0 DRAW AT EWU
    September 22, 2017
    CHENEY, Wash. — In a matchup that featured the Big Sky Conference’s top three goal scorers, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team took the Eastern Washington Eagles to double overtime, picking up a point with a 0-0 tie in their conference opener.
  • HOME WINNING STREAK AT 17 AFTER VOLLEYBALL TAKES DOWN WEBER STATE
    September 21, 2017
    Middle blockers Lana Brown (14 kills, .440) and Brie Gathright (12 kills, .524) combined for 26 kills and a .478 hitting percentage to help lead Sacramento State to a 3-1 victory over Weber State in the Big Sky Conference volleyball opener for both teams.
  • MEN’S SOCCER TAKES ON SAINT MARY’S IN NON-CONFERENCE FINALE SUNDAY
    September 21, 2017
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - After an excellent showing at last weekend’s Wolverine Invitational, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team wraps up their three-game road trip with a Sunday-afternoon match at Saint Mary’s at 1:00 pm. They take a three-match win streak into this weekend.
  • PATEL, BABIC NAMED BIG SKY GOLFERS OF THE WEEK
    September 20, 2017
    Sacramento State’s Ash Patel and Sofie Babic were named the Big Sky Conference Men’s and Women’s Golfers of the Week, it was announced today. The honor was the first for Patel while Babic claimed her second award.
  • VOLLEYBALL OPENS BIG SKY PLAY THIS WEEK WITH TWO MATCHES
    September 20, 2017
    After completing the non-league portion of the season on Saturday, Sacramento State (9-7) will finally jump into Big Sky Conference play with a pair of home matches against Weber State (2-10) on Thursday at 7 p.m. followed by Idaho State (3-10) on Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • WOMEN’S SOCCER OPENS BIG SKY PLAY AT EASTERN WASHINGTON, IDAHO THIS WEEKEND
    September 20, 2017
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Coming off an exciting second-half comeback win in CSU Bakersfield, the Sacramento State women's soccer team will head north to take on the Eastern Washington Eagles (6-4-0) as they kick off conference play for the 2017 season. The Hornets will then travel east to Idaho to face the Vandals (4-4-1).
  • FOOTBALL CAPS HOMESTAND AGAINST SOUTHERN UTAH ON SATURDAY
    September 19, 2017
    With non-conference games in the rear view, the Sacramento State football team will begin Big Sky Conference play on Saturday, Sept. 23, against Southern Utah. The game will kick off at 6:05 p.m. and will serve as the annual Green Day where different campus and local organizations will showcase what they are doing in helping environmental issues.
  • WOMEN'S GOLF, BABIC, PLACE SECOND AT WSU COUGAR CUP
    September 19, 2017
    Playing through rain, wind, temperatures in the low 50s and even a brief bout of hail, the Sacramento State women’s golf team finished in second place at the WSU Cougar Cup on Tuesday at Palouse Ridge GC.
  • PATEL TIES FOR 10TH AT GOLFWEEK CHALLENGE
    September 19, 2017
    Senior Ash Patel posted his second under-par round at the Golfweek Conference challenge to lead the Sacramento State men’s golf team on Tuesday. Patel shot 71 and finished the tournament tied for 10th place at 70-72-71-213 (3-under par). Sacramento State concluded the three-day tournament in 15th place.
  • MEN’S SOCCER AMONG TOP 10 IN FAR WEST REGION, CLOSING IN ON NATIONAL TOP 30
    September 19, 2017
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Following an excellent showing at this past weekend’s Wolverine Invitational, the Sacramento State men’s soccer team finds themselves among the Far West region’s best, ranked number seven by the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Poll for Week 4.
  • WOMEN'S GOLF STORMS THROUGH WET FIRST ROUNDS OF COUGAR CUP
    September 18, 2017
    The Sacramento State women’s golf team opened its 2017-18 season by having all five players rank among the top 20 during the opening two rounds of the WSU Cougar Cup on Monday at Palouse Ridge Golf Course. The opening round was played in rain in temperatures in the mid-50s. The rain dissipated in the second round while the course remained soggy.
  • PATEL CONTINUES HOT PLAY AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE
    September 18, 2017
    Senior Ash Patel shot 72 on Monday to lead the Sacramento State men’s golf team in the second round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Cedar Rapids Country Club. Patel is tied for 11th place with rounds of 70-72-142 heading into the final round on Tuesday.
  • BOISE’S CENTURYLINK ARENA TO HOST BIG SKY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FROM 2019-22
    September 18, 2017
    The Big Sky Conference men’s and women’s basketball championships are bound for Boise.
  • MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR FIFTH AFTER FIRST ROUND OF GOLFWEEK CHALLENGE
    September 17, 2017
    Ash Patel finished at 2-under par to lead Sacramento State in the first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Sunday. Patel is tied for eighth place following the first of three days and helped Sacramento State move into a four-way tie for fifth place in the tournament which features one school from each Div. I conference.