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Baseball's Austin Roberts is the winner of this year's Male Hornet Award. Nominated by coaches, the honor is awarded to one male and female student-athlete that best exemplifies the spirit of a Hornet with their sportsmanship, community service and special intangibles that make them a great teammate.

Austin Roberts, Junior Pitcher
• Selected in the 8th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft earlier this month
• Appeared in 22 games with nine starts this past season. Finished the year 5-4 with six saves and a 3.18 ERA.
• Struck out 84 batters in 73.2 innings, and opponents hit just .230 when he was on the mound.
• A first team all-Western Athletic Conference selection in 2018
• Three-year member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) after joining his freshman year
• Instrumental part of the Hornets' involvement with Team Impact and Yeshua "Rock" Thrower, a honorary member of the Hornets
• Roberts spent time with Rock at his treatment sessions and spoke to roughly 200 people at a dinner celebrating Rock's progression in his fight against cancer
• Worked every summer with the Hornet Baseball camps, motivated by his own experience and his younger brother to teach the love of baseball
• Worked with other teams on campus through facilities in the fall, assisting with pre- and postgame for men's and women's soccer, volleyball, and women's basketball

"Austin loves and supports this place – Sacramento State and our community – as much as any student-athlete we have had here in a long time. Nobody exemplifies this award more than Austin." - Sacramento State head baseball coach Reggie Christiansen



June 11 - Female Newcomer of the Year - Ashtin Olin (Volleyball)
June 12 - Male Newcomer of the Year - Benji Kikanovic (Soccer)
June 13 - Female Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Raegen Rohn (Basketball)
June 14 - Male Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Bernardo Moraes (Tennis)
June 17 - Women's Academic Team of the Year - Women's Tennis
June 18 - Men's Academic Team of the Year - Men's Tennis
June 19 - Female Individual Performance of the Year - Savanna Corr (Softball)
June 20 - Male Individual Performance of the Year - Dawsen Bacho (Baseball)
June 21 - Biggest Upset Award - Baseball
June 24 - Hornets Care Award - Women's Soccer
June 25 - Clutch Play Award - Julia Becker (Golf)
June 26 - Coach of the Year - Reggie Christiansen (Baseball)
June 27 - Female Hornet Award - Kaylyn Evans (Soccer)
June 28 - Male Hornet Award - Austin Roberts (Baseball)
July 1 - Team of the Year
July 2 - Female Student-Athlete of the Year
July 3 - Male Student-Athlete of the Year