SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State (18-9, 4-2 WAC) heads to Reno tomorrow morning to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack (14-13, 5-7 MWC) in a midweek afternoon matchup. The Hornets and Wolf Pack will get underway tomorrow afternoon at 2 pm PT.
How To Watch
vs. CSU Bakersfield
John Smith Field // Sacramento, Calif.
Friday, April 5 - Sunday, April 7
About Last Series
Sacramento State won its second conference series of the season last weekend, taking two of three on the road at the Cal Baptist Lancers.
Friday's night's game was a wild one as the Hornets matched a WAC program record with 21 runs scored in a 21-10 win. After dropping Saturday's game, 6-5, the Hornets rallied back behind a brilliant pitching performance from Scott Randall to take the finale, 1-0, on Sunday.
Randall threw his first career complete game shutout Sunday while Dawsen Bacho set a career-high with five RBIs on Friday. Ryan Walstad hit his first career home run Friday night, a two-run shot in the ninth inning. Matt Smith hit a team-high .467 in the series.
The Month That Was: March
Sacramento State wrapped the month of March with an incredible pitching performance from Scott Randall in a 1-0 win at Cal Baptist. For the month, the Hornets finished 15-5, including 12-1 at home.
The Hornets offense hit .248 for the month and averaged nearly six runs on eight hits per game. Dawsen Bacho paced the team with a .338 average and .466 OBP in March.
On the mound, Sacramento State pitched to a 2.54 ERA and held opposing hitters to a .207 batting average. They collected five shutouts and struck out 187 batters compared to just 43 walks.
Keeping Up With The Conference
The Hornets are one of four teams to sit at 4-2 in the WAC through the first two weekends of league play and one of just two teams to win each of their first two conference series (NM State).
Wednesday's game at Nevada is Sacramento State's fifth midweek game of the season and its first on a Wednesday this season.
The Hornets are 3-1 in midweek games this season, including 3-0 at home. They have defeated UC Davis, San Jose State, and Cal, all on Tuesdays.
- For complete notes at Nevada, CLICK HERE. -