VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Sacramento State took the field in Vancouver for the final time on Sunday afternoon, taking on Keio University of Japan in the championship game of the 2019 Collegiate Baseball Classic. Although the Hornets were unable to come away with the win, the game capped a once-in-a-lifetime tournament experience for the players in Vancouver.
Sacramento State got off to a hot start Saturday night as the Hornets rolled past the University of British Columbia, 9-5, in the semifinal round. Get the inside look at today's semifinal win from pitcher Stone Churby below!
Coming into Friday, the Hornets had played three games in three days, but today was a scheduled day off for all four teams in the tournament and Sacramento State made the most of it. Join senior outfielder Matt Smith, who is behind today's player blog, as the team travels to Whistler before taking to the ice.
The Collegiate Baseball Classic continued Thursday afternoon as Sacramento State took on the University of Tokyo in an afternoon match up. After, the team traveled to the home of junior infielder Steven Moretto's grandparents in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia for a special dinner with family and friends. Hear from Steven himself in today's player blog!
Sacramento State went head-to-head with tournament host University of British Columbia Wednesday night and defeated the Thunderbirds, 8-1. Hear more about the game, as well as all of Wednesday's action before the team took the field, in Connor Sparks's blog post below!
The 2019 Collegiate Baseball Classic began Tuesday evening as the Hornets opened the tournament against Japan's Keio University. Despite it being game day, the Hornets still had a full day planned leading up to first pitch. Senior pitcher Nick Tabura is behind today's player blog - follow along with his post below!
The Hornets baseball program left Sacramento Sunday morning to travel to Vancouver, British Columbia to participate in the Collegiate Baseball Classic with a team from Vancouver and two teams from Japan. The tournament is set to begin on Tuesday, August 13 - full details are available online here.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The 2019 season of Hornet baseball may have concluded in June, but many Hornets are still rolling right along as 14 different players are participating in summer leagues around the country and in Canada.
Sacramento State head baseball coach Reggie Christiansen announced several changes to his coaching staff for the upcoming 2020 season. Former Hornet David Flores will return to Sacramento State as the team’s hitting coach, Tyler LaTorre will be hired as the pitching coach and Toby DeMello will serve as the volunteer assistant.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State Director of Athletics Mark Orr announced today that head baseball coach Reggie Christiansen and Sacramento State have agreed to a new seven-year contract that will keep Christiansen with the Hornets through the 2026 season.
SECAUCUS, N.J. — Sacramento State's Tanner Dalton (17th round) and Parker Brahms (27th round) were both selected on day three of the 2019 MLB Draft. Dalton was selected 522nd overall by the Chicago Cubs while Brahms was selected 822nd overall by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
STANFORD, Calif. – Sacramento State’s inspiring postseason run came to a close Sunday afternoon with an elimination loss to the #4 Stanford Cardinal. The Hornets fell 12-3 to the top-seeded Cardinal and were eliminated from the 2019 NCAA Stanford Regional to end the season.
STANFORD, Calif. – Sacramento State picked up win number 40 on Saturday afternoon with a thrilling 6-4 victory over the #19 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in the NCAA Stanford Regional. With the win, the Hornets eliminated the No. 2 seeded Gauchos while advancing to day three of the Stanford Regional.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State (39-23) returns to the NCAA Regionals for the third time in the last six seasons on Friday when they take on top-seeded Stanford (41-11) at 1 p.m. at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond. Sacramento State's last NCAA Regional appearance in 2017 also saw the team compete at Stanford.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The 2019 WAC Tournament champion Sacramento State baseball team is headed to Stanford for the program’s third NCAA Regional Tournament the last six seasons. The No. 4 seed Hornets will face the No. 1 seed Stanford Cardinal to open regional play at 1 p.m. on Friday in Stanford.
MESA, Ariz. – Playing their second game of the day and fourth game of the tournament, Sacramento State (35-23) fended off elimination yet again with a thrilling, back-and-forth, 6-4 win over Utah Valley (15-41).
MESA, Ariz. – For the second straight season, Sacramento State (37-23) and New Mexico State (38-16) needed extra innings and for the second straight time, it was the Hornets coming out on top, this time 5-4, to advance to the WAC Tournament championship game.
MESA, Ariz. – Sacramento State (38-23) made history Saturday night, winning their fifth straight elimination game in the 2019 WAC Tournament, 4-3, in 11 innings against Grand Canyon (36-23). By doing so, the Hornets force a winner-take-all championship matchup against the Lopes on Sunday at noon at Hohokam Stadium.