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June 22, 2016
FORMER MEN’S SOCCER PLAYER KIRK KLUG DEFIES ODDS TO RETURN TO PITCH
Kirk Klug was a healthy student-athlete who played with Coach Michael Linenberger and the Sacramento State men’s soccer program. He went on to a successful career as the Director of Business Development for Siemens Industry and a happy family life with a wife and two kids living in the Sacramento area.

June 15, 2016
KICKOFF TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST THREE FOOTBALL GAMES
The Sacramento State football team will spend its first three weeks under the lights as all three nonconference games will be played at night. Kickoff times for Big Sky Conference games will be announced at a later date.

June 14, 2016
NINE HORNET BASEBALL PLAYERS COMPETING IN SUMMER LEAGUES
The Sacramento State baseball team has nine student-athletes competing this summer in wood bat leagues around the country and into Canada. Summer leagues run from the beginning of June into the first week of August.

June 13, 2016
MEN’S BASKETBALL TO PLAY EIGHT GAMES IN TAIWAN THIS SUMMER
The Sacramento State men’s basketball program will make its first-ever trip to Taiwan this summer, and take part in the 37th-annual William Jones Cup

June 11, 2016
THREE HORNET BASEBALL PLAYERS SELECTED IN MLB DRAFT
The Sacramento State baseball program had three players drafted on the third day of the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft on Saturday.

June 9, 2016
HORNET COACHES CARAVAN WILL MAKE THREE LOCAL STOPS IN JUNE
The Sacramento State Athletics Department will be meeting Hornet fans in the area as the Coaches Caravan, presented by Raley’s & Bel Air, will visit three local locations this month.

June 8, 2016
PLENTY OF SUMMER YOUTH SPORTS CAMP OPTIONS AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS
Plenty of Sacramento State youth sports camp options on campus are available during the months of June, July and August.

June 1, 2016
BOTTANO, DEL CURTO INVITED TO NCAA CAREER IN SPORTS FORUM
Sacramento State gymnast Paige Bottano and men's soccer player James Del Curto were selected to participate in the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum which will take place in Indianapolis on June 2-5. The pair represent two of three student-athletes that were chosen from Big Sky Conference schools.

May 28, 2016
KINLOCH RECORDS SECOND LONGEST DISCUS THROW IN SCHOOL HISTORY
The 2016 Sacramento State track & field season came to a close but not before James Kinloch set a personal best and the second best throw in the discus in school history. Kinloch had a toss of 179-10 which bettered his previous long by 4-feet, 6-inches. That mark is longest by a Sacramento State athlete since Dave McKenzie threw 181-01 in 1971.

May 27, 2016
BRANDON SETS SCHOOL RECORD IN POLE VAULT AT NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY
A day after being sidelined due to intense Midwest weather, a pair of Sacramento State track & field athletes participated in the opening day of the NCAA West Preliminary on Friday at Kansas.

May 27, 2016
BASEBALL RALLIES TWICE BUT OUTLASTED BY NEW MEXICO STATE 5-4
Sacramento State rallied from deficits of 3-1 and 4-3 with two runs in the eighth inning and another in the ninth but New Mexico State got a walk-off RBI single from Greg Popylisen in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 win on Friday at the WAC Tournament.

May 27, 2016
VOLLEYBALL RELEASES ITS 2016 SCHEDULE
Sacramento State head volleyball coach Ruben Volta announced the program’s 2016 schedule today.

May 27, 2016
A SCHOOL-RECORD SEVEN ROWERS RECEIVE CRCA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE HONORS
Melissa Kepler, Shannon Rauls, Melissa Pollard, Paige Poulin, Elizabeth Ditoiu, Elena Galvez and Anne Smolenski were recipients of the National Scholar-Athlete Award.

May 26, 2016
SEATTLE U RALLIES TO TOP HORNETS 5-4 AT WAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
Trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the ninth inning Seattle U strung together five hits with Dalton Hurd’s walk-off RBI single giving the Redhawks a 5-4 win over Sacramento State on Friday night in the WAC Tournament.

May 25, 2016
BASEBALL BATTLES FOR 8-7 WIN OVER NORTHERN COLORADO IN WAC TOURNAMENT
Senior Chris Lewis and sophomore PJ Floyd hit 2-run home runs and the Hornets rallied from an early 6-0 deficit to defeat Northern Colorado, 8-7, in the first game of the 2016 WAC Tournament.

May 25, 2016
THIRD, LEATH, RAY & GOODYKOONTZ TO BE INDUCTED INTO MBB HALL OF FAME
Alums Mitch Third, Loren Leath, Terry Ray and Ted Goodykoontz will be inducted into the Sacramento State Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame in October.

May 24, 2016
THREE HORNET BASEBALL PLAYERS NAMED ALL-WAC
Sacramento State had three players named to the All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) team at the conference awards banquet Tuesday night in Mesa, Ariz. Junior right handed pitcher Max Karnos was named to the first team while senior outfielder Chris Lewis and junior right handed pitcher Tyler Beardsley were selected to the second team.

May 23, 2016
BASEBALL OFF TO ARIZONA FOR 2016 WAC TOURNAMENT
Looking for its second WAC Tournament title in the last three years, Sacramento State (29-26, 16-11 WAC) opens tournament play at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Northern Colorado (16-32, 11-12 WAC). The six-team, double-elimination tournament runs through at least Saturday and to Sunday if necessary at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz.

May 21, 2016
BASEBALL EDGED BY SEATTLE U IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE
Sacramento State pounded out 11 hits and chipped away after Seattle U took an early 6-0 lead but fell short in the regular season finale, 6-3, on Saturday at John Smith Field.

May 20, 2016
BASEBALL FALLS TO SEATTLE U 3-0; SATURDAY GAME MOVED TO 11 AM
In a game that started at 9:30 p.m. after a two and a half hour rain delay, Seattle U sophomore lefty Nick Meservey permitted just two hits and one walk with nine strikeouts over eight shutout innings to lead the Redhawks to a 3-0 win over Sacramento State.

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June 9, 2016 HORNET COACHES CARAVAN WILL MAKE THREE LOCAL STOPS IN JUNE The Sacramento State Athletics Department will be meeting Hornet fans in the area as the Coaches Caravan, presented by Raley’s & Bel Air,...
June 8, 2016 PLENTY OF SUMMER YOUTH SPORTS CAMP OPTIONS AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS Plenty of Sacramento State youth sports camp options on campus are available during the months of June, July and August.
June 1, 2016 | General News BOTTANO, DEL CURTO INVITED TO NCAA CAREER IN SPORTS FORUM Sacramento State gymnast Paige Bottano and men's soccer player James Del Curto were selected to participate in the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum...
May 28, 2016 | Track & Field KINLOCH RECORDS SECOND LONGEST DISCUS THROW IN SCHOOL HISTORY The 2016 Sacramento State track & field season came to a close but not before James Kinloch set a personal best and the second best throw in the...
May 27, 2016 | Track & Field BRANDON SETS SCHOOL RECORD IN POLE VAULT AT NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY A day after being sidelined due to intense Midwest weather, a pair of Sacramento State track & field athletes participated in the opening day of...
May 27, 2016 | Baseball BASEBALL RALLIES TWICE BUT OUTLASTED BY NEW MEXICO STATE 5-4 Sacramento State rallied from deficits of 3-1 and 4-3 with two runs in the eighth inning and another in the ninth but New Mexico State got a walk-off...
May 27, 2016 | Women's Volleyball VOLLEYBALL RELEASES ITS 2016 SCHEDULE Sacramento State head volleyball coach Ruben Volta announced the program’s 2016 schedule today.
May 27, 2016 A SCHOOL-RECORD SEVEN ROWERS RECEIVE CRCA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE HONORS Melissa Kepler, Shannon Rauls, Melissa Pollard, Paige Poulin, Elizabeth Ditoiu, Elena Galvez and Anne Smolenski were recipients of the National...
May 26, 2016 | Baseball SEATTLE U RALLIES TO TOP HORNETS 5-4 AT WAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the ninth inning Seattle U strung together five hits with Dalton Hurd’s walk-off RBI single giving the Redhawks a...
May 25, 2016 | Baseball BASEBALL BATTLES FOR 8-7 WIN OVER NORTHERN COLORADO IN WAC TOURNAMENT Senior Chris Lewis and sophomore PJ Floyd hit 2-run home runs and the Hornets rallied from an early 6-0 deficit to defeat Northern Colorado, 8-7, in...
May 25, 2016 | Men's Basketball THIRD, LEATH, RAY & GOODYKOONTZ TO BE INDUCTED INTO MBB HALL OF FAME Alums Mitch Third, Loren Leath, Terry Ray and Ted Goodykoontz will be inducted into the Sacramento State Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame in...
May 24, 2016 | Baseball THREE HORNET BASEBALL PLAYERS NAMED ALL-WAC Sacramento State had three players named to the All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) team at the conference awards banquet Tuesday night in Mesa,...
May 23, 2016 | Baseball BASEBALL OFF TO ARIZONA FOR 2016 WAC TOURNAMENT Looking for its second WAC Tournament title in the last three years, Sacramento State (29-26, 16-11 WAC) opens tournament play at 3 p.m. Wednesday...
May 21, 2016 | Baseball BASEBALL EDGED BY SEATTLE U IN REGULAR SEASON FINALE Sacramento State pounded out 11 hits and chipped away after Seattle U took an early 6-0 lead but fell short in the regular season finale, 6-3, on...
May 20, 2016 | Baseball BASEBALL FALLS TO SEATTLE U 3-0; SATURDAY GAME MOVED TO 11 AM In a game that started at 9:30 p.m. after a two and a half hour rain delay, Seattle U sophomore lefty Nick Meservey permitted just two hits and one...

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