Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr and senior first baseman Krystal Aubert were both named all-Pacific Region, it was announced today by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Both players were named to the third team.
Sacramento State won its first game of the day against Montana, 8-2, but saw its Big Sky Conference Tournament come to an end with a 7-6 loss to Northern Colorado on the third day of the postseason event Friday afternoon at Shea Stadium.
Sacramento State senior Savanna Corr threw her second no-hitter of the season, and the Hornet offense exploded for 15 runs and 15 hits on the way to a 15-0 mercy rule shortened blanking of Idaho State on the second day of the Big Sky Conference Softball Championship
Sacramento State’s Savanna Corr was brilliant in the circle, but Portland State scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the 11th inning, and eventually beat the Hornets, 2-1, in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Softball Championship on Wednesday morning at Shea Stadium.
Eight Sacramento State softball players received all-Big Sky Conference recognition, highlighted by seniors Savanna Corr, Krystal Aubert and Nene Alas being named to the first team. In addition, Corr was named the Big Sky’s Pitcher of the Year.
Sacramento State will host the six-team Big Sky Conference Tournament at Shea Stadium from May 8-11. The tournament, which is a double elimination format, features four games on Wednesday, three games on Thursday, two on Friday, and one on Saturday.
With the Hornets leading by one run in the bottom of the seventh, Idaho State’s Aubrey Creekmore hit a two-out, walkoff three-run homer to deliver a 6-4 Bengal win over Sacramento State on Saturday afternoon at Miller Ranch Stadium.
Idaho State overcame a one-run deficit in the opener, and then scored nine times on 13 hits in the nightcap to sweep a Big Sky Conference doubleheader over Sacramento State on Friday afternoon at Miller Ranch Stadium. The Bengals won the first game, 3-2, before taking the nightcap by a 9-6 score.
Savanna Corr threw a four-hit shutout and Shea Graves blasted a two-run homer to lead Sacramento State to a 3-0 victory over Portland State in the finale of a three-game series on Saturday afternoon at Shea Stadium.
Sacramento State combined for nine hits over two games, and Hornet pitchers issued 11 walks over 14.0 innings as the Hornets dropped a home doubleheader to Portland State on Friday afternoon at Shea Stadium. Sacramento State lost the first game, 3-1, and fell in the second game by a 7-2 score.
Winners of five straight, and 10 of the last 11 games, Sacramento State (27-18, 8-3) will play its final three-game Big Sky Conference home series of the season vs. Portland State. The Hornets and Vikings will play a doubleheader on Friday at noon, followed by a single game Saturday at noon.
Sacramento State received homers from Krystal Aubert and Shea Graves, and the Hornets won at Northern Colorado, 5-4, in the final game of a three-game series on Saturday afternoon at Gloria Rodriguez Field.
Led by Krystal Aubert’s two homers and six RBIs, Sacramento State’s offense combined for 18 runs and 28 hits on the way to a doubleheader sweep at Northern Colorado on Friday afternoon at Gloria Rodriguez Field. The Hornets won the first game, 6-5, before taking the nightcap by a 12-9 score.
Sacramento State got a great pitching performance from Savanna Corr in the first game, and received huge hits from Sydney Rasmussen and Suzy Brookshire in the second game, as the Hornets swept a road doubleheader at Saint Mary’s on Tuesday afternoon. The Hornets won the first game, 6-1, before taking the nightcap by a 5-4 score in nine innings.
Sacramento State’s Savanna Corr threw a four-hit shutout and Sydney Rasmussen had a three-run double to highlight the Hornets’ 3-0 victory over Fresno State in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday evening.
Sacramento State (21-17) has one of its lightest workload weeks of the season as the Hornets will play just one day this week. That will come on Wednesday at Fresno State (24-12). The two teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento State true freshman Shea Graves was named the Big Sky Conference Softball Player of the Week after helping the Hornets to a 4-1 record last week. That included a win over 24th-ranked Stanford, and a three-game sweep of Montana.
Sydnee Strong hit a three-run walkoff homer in one game, and Krystal Aubert hit a two-run walkoff blast in the other, as Sacramento State posted a pair of 10-inning victories over Montana on Saturday afternoon at Shea Stadium.
Fresh off a doubleheader split with 24th-ranked Stanford on Tuesday, Sacramento State (18-17, 2-3) will jump back into Big Sky Conference play on Friday when the Hornets begin a three-game home series against Montana (11-23, 1-2).