2014 Sacramento State News
February 5, 2015
WOMEN’S SOCCER SIGNS TWO STUDENT-ATHLETES FOR 2015
The Sacramento State women’s soccer program has received two national letter of intent commitments for the 2015 season. The two signees, defender Hadyn Gabbert and forward Caitlin Prothe, are both from Spokane, Wash.
January 28, 2015
HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES TOTAL 33 FALL BIG SKY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
Sacramento State student-athletes in the fall Big Sky sports of football, volleyball, women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s cross country combined for 33 conference all-Academic honors.
January 21, 2015
FORMER HORNET BURTON NAMED WOMEN’S SOCCER ASSISTANT COACH
Former Sacramento State women’s soccer player Katie Burton has joined the program as an assistant coach, Hornet head coach Randy Dedini announced Wednesday.
November 4, 2014
PLEIS NAMED SECOND TEAM TO LEAD WOMEN’S SOCCER BIG SKY SELECTIONS
Sacramento State redshirt sophomore Maggie Pleis earned an all-Big Sky second team selection as the all-conference teams were announced on Tuesday. In addition, seven Hornets received honorable mention commendations from the league.
October 31, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER FALLS AT PORTLAND STATE IN SEASON FINALE
In a scoreless game late in the second half Portland State took the lead in the 83rd minute and, with the Hornets pushing up in hopes of netting an equalizer, added a second goal in the final minutes to complete a 2-0 win.
October 29, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER CLOSES REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT PORTLAND STATE
Needing a win to keep its Big Sky Tournament hopes alive the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (9-9-0, 4-5-0 Big Sky) closes the regular season at 1 p.m. Friday at Portland State (8-5-4, 5-2-2 Big Sky).
October 28, 2014
BRIDGES NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S SOCCER OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
The Big Sky Conference has recognized Sacramento State senior forward Kristen Bridges as the league’s women’s soccer Offensive Player of the Week. The Hornets received a weekly honor for the second consecutive week as senior goalkeeper Kimberly Mata was named Defensive Player of the Week last week.
October 25, 2014
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM WOMEN'S SOCCER WIN OVER IDAHO
See Kristen Bridges' hat trick and hear from the Hornets after their 4-2 win Friday over Idaho.
October 24, 2014
BRIDGES HAT TRICK LEADS WOMEN’S SOCCER PAST IDAHO 4-2
In the final home game of her career Sacramento State senior forward Kristen Bridges scored a natural hat trick (three consecutive goals) to bring the Hornets back from down 2-0 en route to a 4-2 victory over Idaho on Friday.
October 22, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER HOSTS IDAHO FRIDAY IN HOME FINALE
With shutout wins in three of its last four games the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (8-9-0, 3-5-0 Big Sky) will continue its push for a Big Sky Tournament berth on Friday hosting Big Sky newcomer Idaho (4-11-2, 4-2-2 Big Sky) at 4 p.m. at Hornet Field.
October 22, 2014
WOMEN'S SOCCER FALL ID CAMP COMING DECEMBER 6
The Sacramento State Women's Soccer Fall ID Camp will take place December 6.
October 21, 2014
MATA NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
After consecutive shutouts in a pair of Hornet road wins over the weekend Sacramento State senior goalkeeper Kimberly Mata has been named the Big Sky Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
October 19, 2014
GOAL IN 87TH MINUTE GIVES WOMEN’S SOCCER 1-0 WIN OVER NORTHERN COLORADO
With just three minutes and one second left in regulation time Hornet sophomore Adaurie Dayak put in a goal off a free kick from freshman Chelsea Arnold to break a scoreless tie and give Sacramento State a 1-0 win over Northern Colorado.
October 17, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER SCORES 5-0 ROUT AT NORTH DAKOTA
After a scoreless first half Sacramento State exploded for five goals in the second half, including three scores within a two minute and 20 second span late in the contest, in a 5-0 thrashing of North Dakota on Friday.
October 15, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER ON THE ROAD AT NORTH DAKOTA AND NORTHERN COLORADO
With just four games remaining in the regular season and points at a premium, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (6-9-0, 1-5-0 Big Sky) makes the long trek east to face North Dakota (1-10-1, 0-5-0 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Pacific time Friday before playing Northern Colorado (8-6-1, 3-2-0 Big Sky) at 11 a.m. Pacific on Sunday.
October 12, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER RALLIES TWICE BUT FALLS IN OVERTIME TO IDAHO STATE 3-2
Sacramento State came back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to force overtime in a back-and-forth contest, but just two minutes into OT Idaho State connected for the game-winning goal off a corner kick to earn a 3-2 win.
October 10, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER FINDS SCORING TOUCH IN 2-0 WIN OVER WEBER STATE
After some near misses in the first half Sacramento State struck for a pair of goals in the second half and held Weber State to minimal offensive space in a 2-0 win on Friday at Hornet Field.
October 10, 2014
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM WOMEN'S SOCCER WIN OVER WEBER STATE
See both goals and hear from the Hornets after a 2-0 win over Weber State on Friday
October 9, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER HOSTS WEBER STATE FRIDAY, IDAHO STATE SUNDAY
In need of positive results on its home field, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (5-8-0, 0-4-0 Big Sky) hosts two critical conference matches this weekend. The Hornets will face Weber State (4-9-0, 1-3-0 Big Sky) at 1:30 p.m. Friday and take on Idaho State (5-6-0, 2-2-0 Big Sky) at noon Sunday.
October 5, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER DOMINATES POSSESSION BUT FALLS TO EASTERN WASHINGTON
Sacramento State controlled play for the vast majority of the game, totaling a 21-8 shot advantage while hitting a post and placing seven shots on goal, but Eastern Washington scored just seven minutes into the game and added a second goal on a counter attack in the 72nd minute to take a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Hornet Field.
October 3, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER OUTLASTED BY MONTANA 2-1
Sacramento State got a goal in the 68th minute to cut its deficit to just one but couldn’t find another score as Montana held on for a 2-1 win on Friday at Hornet Field.
October 2, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER OPENS FOUR-GAME BIG SKY HOMESTAND FRIDAY
After a disappointing start to Big Sky Conference play on the road last week, Sacramento State (5-6-0, 0-2-0 Big Sky) plays four of its five total home conference matches over the next two weeks. On Friday the Hornets will host Montana (6-5-0, 2-0-0 Big Sky) at 4 p.m. before facing Eastern Washington (4-4-0, 1-1-0 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Sunday.
September 28, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER DROPS BIG SKY GAME AT NORTHERN ARIZONA
Northern Arizona forward Haley Wingender scored her Big Sky-leading sixth goal of the season in the 67th minute and Lumberjack goalkeeper Natalie Gilbertson made six saves as NAU defeated Sacramento State 1-0 on Sunday in Flagstaff.
September 26, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE WOMEN’S ATHLETICS TO HOST OKTOBERFEST ON OCT. 4
The Sacramento State athletics department will host its first-ever Oktoberfest event on Saturday, Oct. 4, with all proceeds going towards scholarships for Hornet female student-athletes.
September 26, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER DROPS BIG SKY OPENER AT SOUTHERN UTAH 2-1
In a game that included a 70 minute lightning delay, Sacramento State pulled even on a goal by redshirt freshman Emily Hooper in the 72nd minute but Southern Utah got a game winner with less than five minutes remaining in regulation to secure a 2-1 win.
September 24, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER READIES TO OPEN BIG SKY PLAY THIS WEEKEND
Entering Big Sky Conference play with a winning record for the first time since 2009, Sacramento State (5-4-0) opens its league schedule on the road this weekend, playing at Southern Utah (3-3-1) at 3 p.m. Friday and facing Northern Arizona (4-3-1) at noon Sunday.
September 21, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER RALLIES FOR 2-1 WIN AT FRESNO STATE
Fresno State took a 1-0 lead on a goal late in the first half but in the second half Hornet sophomore Lydia Bowman scored on a penalty kick and later assisted on the game winning goal by freshman Kyeie Smith as Sacramento State earned a 2-1 win on Sunday night in Fresno.
September 19, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER DOWNED BY UC SANTA BARBARA 2-0
After a scoreless first half UC Santa Barbara found the net twice in the second half and withstood some strong Horner scoring chances in a 2-0 win on Friday at Hornet Field.
September 18, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER HOME FRIDAY TO HOST UC SANTA BARBARA
In its final week of play before Big Sky Conference play commences, Sacramento State (4-3-0) hosts UC Santa Barbara (3-3-2) at 4 p.m. Friday and will be on the road to face Fresno State (1-6-0) on Sunday night at 6 p.m.
September 12, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER TOPS FRESNO PACIFIC 2-0 FOR SECOND STRAIGHT SHUTOUT
After a scoreless first half Sacramento State got goals from seniors Shelby Salvacion and Kristen Bridges in the second half to pick up a 2-0 win on Friday at Fresno Pacific. The game was the second consecutive 2-0 win for the Hornets, who defeated Canisius by the same score last Sunday.
September 11, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYS FRIDAY AT FRESNO PACIFIC
As nonconference play begins to wind down the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (3-3-0) plays just its second road match of the year on Friday night at Fresno Pacific (0-2-0). The contest against the Sunbirds will be the only game of the week for the Hornets.
September 7, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER SCORES 2-0 VICTORY OVER CANISIUS
Junior Presley Strother and senior Kristen Bridges each scored their first career goals early in the first half and Sacramento State held Canisius to just three shots on goal in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Hornet Field.
September 5, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER COMES UP SHORT AGAINST NEVADA
In a game without many quality scoring chances for either team, Nevada found a goal in the 77th minute and limited the Hornets to just one shot on goal in the game in a 1-0 win on Friday at Hornet Field.
September 4, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER LOOKS TO MAINTAIN WINNING WAYS AT HOME
Already with two home wins this season, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team (2-2-0) returns home to host Nevada (0-3-1) at 2:30 p.m. Friday and Canisius (1-3-0) at noon Sunday at Hornet Field.
September 3, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE SOCCER DOUBLE-DOUBLEHEADERS PREVIEW
Hear from Sacramento State's Chimdum Mez, Chelsea Arnold, Mason McCann, and Lydia Bowman as the Hornet soccer teams prepare to host doubleheaders on Friday and Sunday.
August 31, 2014
EARLY GOAL LEADS SAN JOSE STATE PAST WOMEN’S SOCCER 1-0
San Jose State struck for an early goal in the 13th minute and, in a very physical second half in which each team was issued a red card, was able to fend off the Hornets and finish 1-0 win on Sunday afternoon.
August 29, 2014
KELLOGG NETS WINNER AS WOMEN’S SOCCER TOPS BAKERSFIELD 2-1
With just over five minutes left in regulation time Sacramento State sophomore Kassidy Kellogg put home a corner kick from sophomore Maggie Pleis to break a late tie and lift the Hornets to a 2-1 win over Bakersfield on Friday at Hornet Field.
August 28, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER CONTINUES HOME STAND HOSTING BAKERSFIELD FRIDAY
Fresh off a thrilling double overtime victory over Pacific on Sunday, Sacramento State (1-1-0) returns to its home field to host Bakersfield (0-2-0) at 5 p.m. Friday at Hornet Field. The Hornets will also play their first road match of the season at 1 p.m. Sunday at San José State (0-1-0).
August 25, 2014
WATCH JENNIFER LUM'S DOUBLE-OT GAME WINNING GOAL VS. PACIFIC
Women's soccer sophomore Jennifer Lum scores with 12 seconds left in double-overtime as Sacramento State beats Pacific 1-0
August 24, 2014
LUM GOAL WITH 12 SECONDS LEFT IN 2ND OT GIVES WOMEN’S SOCCER 1-0 WIN
Sacramento State sophomore midfielder Jennifer Lum put home a shot off the crossbar with just 12 seconds left in the second overtime period to break a scoreless tie and give women’s soccer a 1-0 win over Pacific on Sunday.
August 22, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER DOWNED BY UC DAVIS ON LATE GOAL
Sacramento State and UC Davis played 90 minutes of mostly even soccer, but a Hornet turnover led to an Aggie goal in the 81st minute and the visitors were able to finish off a 1-0 win in the 2014 season opener for both teams.
August 21, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER OPENS SEASON HOSTING UC DAVIS, PACIFIC
The 2014-15 Sacramento State athletic year officially begins on Friday as the Hornet women’s soccer team hosts Causeway rival UC Davis at 5 p.m. at Hornet Field. The team will also host another local rival as Pacific visits the Sacramento State pitch for a 1 p.m. game on Sunday.
August 19, 2014
WOMEN'S SOCCER PREPARING FOR OPENER FRIDAY VS. UC DAVIS
Training highlights and interviews with head coach Randy Dedini, sophomore Kassidy Kellogg, and senior Kassi Anast.
August 16, 2014
WOMEN'S SOCCER WINS EXHIBITION GAME OVER CALIFORNIA STORM
Sacramento State sophomore defender Alexa Heinzer scored the game’s only goal in the 50th minute and senior goalkeeper Kimberly Mata made five saves as the Hornets defeated the California Storm, 1-0, in an exhibition game Saturday at Hornet Field.
August 15, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER HOSTS EXHIBITION VS CALIFORNIA STORM SATURDAY
Ahead of its season opening game hosting UC Davis next week, the Sacramento State women’s soccer team will face the California Storm at 5 p.m. Saturday at Hornet Field.
August 8, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER WORKING FOR 2014 SEASON SUCCESS
After opening training for the 2014 season on Wednesday the Sacramento State women’s soccer team is out to prove its worth as a contender for a Big Sky title. The squad won Big Sky crowns in 2007 and 2010 but has come up short of qualifying for the conference tournament in each of the last three seasons.
August 6, 2014
WOMEN’S SOCCER PICKED SEVENTH IN BIG SKY PRESEASON COACHES POLL
The Sacramento State women’s soccer team has been picked to finish seventh out of 11 teams in the Big Sky in 2014, the conference announced Wednesday. The 11 Big Sky soccer coaches voted in the preseason poll, with 2013 regular season-champion Portland State narrowly edging 2013 Big Sky Tournament-champion Weber State as the predicted conference winner.