Athletics News

  • COMEBACK ATTEMPT FALLS SHORT FOR WOMEN'S GOLF AT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS, TEAM FINISHES SECOND
    April 22, 2018
    It took a record-breaking performance to halt the Sacramento State women’s golf team’s run of three consecutive tournament titles. Idaho completed its wire-to-wire path to the Big Sky Conference championship on Sunday by shooting 5-under par as a team. The Vandals finished the tournament with a total 866 to set the tournament record by two strokes. The Hornets were even during the third round and finished in second place with a total of 876 which ranks as the fourth best in conference history. The team has now finished in second place in four of the last five years and has been the runner-up seven times since 2009.
  • LATE COMEBACK LIFTS BASEBALL, 8-6, OVER CSU BAKERSFIELD
    April 22, 2018
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Sacramento State baseball team gave away a three-run lead in the seventh inning, but rallied to retake the lead in the eighth en route to an 8-6 come-from-behind win Sunday at CSU Bakersfield.
  • WOMEN'S TENNIS CAPS SEASON WITH DOMINANT 6-1 WIN OVER PORTLAND STATE ON SENIOR DAY
    April 22, 2018
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento State women's team closed out the 2018 season on a high note, taking down Big Sky Conference opponent Portland State, 6-1, Sunday afternoon at the Sacramento State Tennis Courts. Following the win, the Hornets celebrated their graduating senior, Ana Loaiza Esquivias.
  • TRACK & FIELD COMPLETES WEEKEND AT BEACH INVITATIONAL
    April 21, 2018
    The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams completed their weekend Southern California trifecta at the Beach Invitational on Saturday at Long Beach State. The action came a day after the team competed at the Bryan Clay Invitational and Mt. SAC Relays. The Hornets will next compete at the Causeway Classic dual meet against UC Davis on Friday night at Hornet Stadium.
  • SOFTBALL COMPLETES THREE-GAME SWEEP WITH 2-1 VICTORY OVER SOUTHERN UTAH
    April 21, 2018
    Sacramento State pitchers Savanna Corr and Celina Matthias combined to allow one run, and Suzy Brookshire’s solo homer in the fourth inning proved to be the game winner in a 2-1 victory over Southern Utah.
  • WOMEN'S GOLF MOVES INTO SECOND PLACE, SETS UP SUNDAY SHOWDOWN AT BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    April 21, 2018
    The Sacramento State women’s golf team finished with a total of 1-under par and had a 14-stroke improvement from the first day during the second round of the Big Sky Conference Championships on Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club. The Hornets totaled 287 during the round and moved into second place. Unfortunately, Idaho matched Sacramento State’s total and maintained a 5-stroke lead heading into the final round on Sunday.
  • FLOYD, OUTMAN BOTH HOMER TO LIFT HORNETS TO 3-1 WIN OVER CSU BAKERSFIELD
    April 21, 2018
    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Sacramento State baseball’s home run leaders PJ Floyd and James Outman both homered in support of starter Austin Root Saturday night as the Hornets took down the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners, 3-1.
  • MEN’S TENNIS SEASON COMES TO AN END AT NORTHERN ARIZONA
    April 21, 2018
    Northern Arizona won the doubles point, and swept all six singles matches on the way to a 7-0 victory over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference men’s tennis match on Saturday afternoon.
  • TRACK & FIELD SETS THREE SCHOOL TOP 10 MARKS AT PAIR OF SOCAL MEETS
    April 21, 2018
    Sacramento State track and field athletes started a busy weekend in Southern California by competing at the Bryan Clay Invitational and Mt. SAC Relays on Friday. The Hornets split their attention between the two meets over the last two days but will reunite for the Beach Invitational on Saturday at Long Beach State.
  • WOMEN'S TENNIS DROPS CAUSEWAY MATCH, 4-3, DAT UC DAVIS
    April 21, 2018
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The Sacramento State women's tennis team battled back from an early three-point deficit, but were unable to catch UC Davis, falling 4-3 in the team's final road match of the season. 
  • BASEBALL RALLIES FOR FIVE RUNS IN THE NINTH, COMES UP ONE SHY IN 7-6 LOSS AT CSU BAKERSFIELD
    April 20, 2018
    Bakersfield, Calif. – Trailing 7-1 as they headed into the ninth inning, the Sacramento State baseball team put together a furious five-run rally to make it a one-run ballgame. Unfortunately, the late-game magic wore off with the tying run on third as the Hornets dropped the first game of this series, 7-6 to CSU Bakersfield.
  • TWO WALKOFF WINS! SOFTBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER OVER SOUTHERN UTAH
    April 20, 2018
    cramento State got a pair of walkoff wins, including a two-run double in the first game from Sydnee Strong, and an RBI-single from Sydney Rasmussen in the nightcap, as the Hornets swept a doubleheader over Southern Utah
  • MEN’S TENNIS FALLS ON THE ROAD AT SOUTHERN UTAH, 5-2
    April 20, 2018
    Sacramento State received singles wins from Kasparas Zemaitelis and Dom Miller, but it was not enough in a 5-2 road loss at Southern Utah on Friday afternoon.
  • STRONG START, ROUGH FINISH LEAVES WOMEN'S GOLF IN THIRD PLACE AFTER FIRST ROUND OF BIG SKY CHAMPIONSHIPS
    April 20, 2018
    The Sacramento State women’s golf team’s quest for a second consecutive Big Sky Conference title was off to a good start through the opening 14 holes of the first round on Monday at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Unfortunately for the Hornets, the final four holes were not as kind as the team slid to third place at the end of the round.
  • BASEBALL RESUMES CONFERENCE PLAY WITH WEEKEND SERIES AT CSU BAKERSFIELD
    April 20, 2018
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – After taking the first of two games this season against the causeway rivals UC Davis Aggies, 8-2, on Tuesday, Sacramento State baseball will look to continue their winning ways on the road at CSU Bakersfield.
  • WOMEN'S GOLF HAS ALL FIVE STARTERS NAMED TO ALL-BIG SKY CONFERNCE TEAMS
    April 19, 2018
    The Sacramento State women’s golf team placed all five members of its starting lineup on the Big Sky Conference first and second teams, it was announced today. Sophomores Sofie Babic and Nishtha Madan were part of the five-member first team while senior Astha Madan, junior Julia Becker and freshman Corinne Viden were named to the second team. Viden also earned the Big Sky Freshman of the Year award.
  • BATS GO SILENT AS SOFTBALL DROPS TWO AGAINST SAINT MARY’S
    April 18, 2018
    Sacramento State’s bats went silent as the Hornets failed to score over 15 innings while dropping a pair of non-conference home games to Saint Mary’s on Wednesday afternoon at Shea Stadium. The Gaels won the first game, 1-0, before taking the nightcap, 2-0, in eight innings.
  • LOAIZA ESQUIVIAS EARNS THIRD BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD
    April 18, 2018
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State senior Ana Loaiza Esquivias was named this week’s Big Sky Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the third time this season, the conference announced today.
  • BASEBALL RIDES SEVEN-RUN INNING TO 8-2 WIN IN CAUSEWAY CONTEST AGAINST UC DAVIS
    April 17, 2018
    DAVIS, Calif. – The Sacramento State baseball team had their biggest inning of the year Tuesday afternoon, scoring seven runs in the sixth en route to a 8-2 win over the rival UC Davis Aggies.
  • BASEBALL TRAVELS TO DAVIS FOR FIRST OF TWO CAUSEWAY GAMES
    April 16, 2018
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State took two of three from WAC opponent Northern Colorado this past weekend and will look to pick up their fourth midweek win of the season as they travel to UC Davis for a Tuesday night game.