2014 Softball News
March 4, 2014
SOFTBALL WINS ITS HOME OPENER OVER UC DAVIS, 5-0
Junior Caitlin Brooks tossed an eight-hit shutout and five different Hornets collected RBIs as Sacramento State defeated UC Davis, 5-0.
March 4, 2014
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM SOFTBALL'S WIN OVER UC DAVIS
Highlights of the Hornets' 5-0 win over UC Davis, as well as interviews with head coach Lori Perez and junior pitcher Caitlin Brooks.
March 3, 2014
SOFTBALL TO PLAY HOME OPENER TUESDAY VS. UC DAVIS
After 12 games, Sacramento State will finally open its home portion of the schedule on Tuesday when the team hosts UC Davis for a single game at 1:30 p.m.
March 2, 2014
LEADING 9-2 OVER BOISE STATE, UNLUCKY SOFTBALL SEES RAIN CANCEL THE GAME
Leading, 9-2, over Boise State in the bottom of the second inning, the Sacramento State softball squad had its game cancelled after heavy rains made Cottrell Field unplayable.
March 1, 2014
SOFTBALL SPLITS A PAIR OF GAMES IN THE FIRST DAY OF THE GAEL CLASSIC
Shelby Johnston combined for four hits, and Caitlin Books pitched a gem against Boise State as Sacramento State split its first two games of the Gael Softball Classic
February 27, 2014
WINNERS OF FIVE OF THE LAST SEVEN, SOFTBALL TRAVELS TO MORAGA THIS WEEK
Winners of five of the last seven games, the Sacramento State softball squad (5-5) is back in action this weekend at the Gael Classic in Moraga.
February 25, 2014
BROOKS EARNS BIG SKY SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
For the first time this season, and sixth time of her career, Sacramento State pitcher Caitlin Brooks was named the Big Sky Conference’s Pitcher of the Week.
February 23, 2014
BROOKS’ SHUTOUT AND 7-RUN INNING LEAD SOFTBALL TO 7-0 WIN VS. SAN DIEGO
Caitlin Brooks tossed a three-hit shutout and Sacramento State used a seven-run fourth inning to propel the Hornets to a 7-0 victory over San Diego.
February 22, 2014
STROUD’S GEM LEADS SOFTBALL TO SPLIT IN SECOND DAY OF BRONCO CLASSIC
The Hornets split a pair of games Saturday, highlighted by Taylor Stroud's five-hit shutout of Iowa State.
February 21, 2014
BROOKS’ 10 STRIKEOUTS LEADS SOFTBALL TO 3-1 WIN OVER SANTA CLARA
Caitlin Brooks allowed one unearned run while walking none and striking out a season-high 10 batters as the Hornets defeated Santa Clara, 3-1
February 20, 2014
SOFTBALL PLAYS FOUR GAMES OVER THREE DAYS IN SANTA CLARA
The Sacramento State softball squad enters its second week of the young season where the team will compete in this week’s Santa Clara Marriott Bronco Classic.
February 16, 2014
SOFTBALL STRANDS 10 RUNNERS IN 1-0 LOSS TO UC RIVERSIDE
UC Riverside’s Ashley Ercolano tossed a seven-hit shutout and an RBI-single from Dionne Anderson proved to be the difference in the Highlanders’ 1-0 win over Sacramento State.
February 15, 2014
SOFTBALL POUNDS OUT 11 RUNS AND 15 HITS IN VICTORY OVER CSU BAKERSFIELD
Eight different Hornets had at least one hit, including three apiece from Nicole Clark and Kortney Solis, as Sacramento State defeated CSU Bakersfield, 11-6.
February 15, 2014
SOFTBALL MERCY RULES UC RIVERSIDE, 9-1
Sacramento State pounded out nine runs and 12 hits, and mercy ruled UC Riverside, 9-1, in five innings.
February 14, 2014
DEFENSE HURTS SOFTBALL IN 3-2 EXTRA INNING LOSS TO UC SANTA BARBARA
UC Santa Barbara’s Arianna Palomares’ walkoff sacrifice fly drove home Stacy Cavazos with the winning run in the eighth inning of the Gauchos’ 3-2 victory over Sacramento State.
February 14, 2014
SOFTBALL FALLS AT FRESNO STATE, 5-1
Michelle Solomon had a pair of home runs and three RBIs to lead host Fresno State to a 5-1 victory over Sacramento State.
February 12, 2014
SOFTBALL DROPS SEASON OPENER AT UC DAVIS, 1-0
UC Davis pitchers Dana Cruse (5.0 ip) and Leah Munden (2.0 ip) combined for a three-hit shutout as the Aggies defeated Sacramento State, 1-0.
February 11, 2014
SOFTBALL OPENS SEASON WEDNESDAY AT UC DAVIS
After the team’s original season opener at Pacific over the weekend was postponed because of rain, the Sacramento State softball squad will open 2014 on the road Wednesday at UC Davis.
February 8, 2014
SOFTBALL’S SEASON OPENER AT PACIFIC POSTPONED, RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 8
The Sacramento State softball program’s season opener at Pacific, which was scheduled for today at noon, has been postponed because of inclement weather.
February 5, 2014
2014 SOFTBALL SEASON OUTLOOK
For the first time in 22 years, Sacramento State will begin the season with a new head coach. The team also enters 2014 with a number of other new amenities.
January 23, 2014
SOFTBALL TO GET A FRESH LOOK IN 2014
The Sacramento State softball program will break out plenty of new bells and whistles for the 2014 season.
January 22, 2014
SOFTBALL AND SOCCER RECEIVE NEW SCOREBOARDS
The Sacramento State softball and soccer fields both received brand new Daktronics scoreboards over the weekend.
January 15, 2014
SOFTBALL SELECTED SECOND IN THE BIG SKY PRESEASON COACHES POLL
Sacramento State, which enters the 2014 season with a new head coach for the first time in over two decades, was picked to finish second in the Big Sky Conference preseason coaches poll
December 9, 2013
JANUARY PROSPECT CAMP FULL, ENROLLMENT STILL AVAILABLE FOR JANUARY HITTING & PITCHING CLINICS
Registration is still available for January Hitting and Pitching Clinics, but the January Prospect Clinic is now full.
November 15, 2013
SOFTBALL SIGNS LOCAL PRODUCTS HINTON, MALIGAD AND MARTIN
Sacramento State softball head coach Lori Perez announced the signing of three local high school seniors to National Letters of Intent today
November 5, 2013
2014 SOFTBALL SCHEDULE RELEASED
First-year head softball coach Lori Perez announced Sacramento State’s 2014 schedule today.
October 18, 2013
BLAIR AND HARTMAN BOTH RECIPIENTS OF NFCA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE ACCOLADES
Sacramento State softball’s Lauren Blair and Jennifer Hartman both received the Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
August 28, 2013
WILLIS AND KAMINAKA HIRED AS SOFTBALL ASSISTANT COACHES
Exactly two weeks after becoming the head softball coach at Sacramento State, Lori Perez quickly completed her coaching staff by hiring assistants Nichole Willis and Danielle Kaminaka today.
August 14, 2013
LORI PEREZ NAMED INTERIM HEAD SOFTBALL COACH
Sacramento State Director of Athletics Terry Wanless announced today that Lori Perez has been named the interim head softball coach for the 2013-14 season.