2013-14 Sacramento State Women's Basketball News
December 11, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLOSES NON-CONFERENCE HOME SLATE VS UC IRVINE
The 6-1 Sacramento State women’s basketball team hosts its final non-conference home game and its last contest of the semester in a matchup with UC Irvine (5-4) at 2 p.m. Saturday in The Nest. The game opens a day-night doubleheader with the Sacramento State men’s basketball team, which will host William Jessup at 7 p.m.
December 9, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SENIOR MORENO EARNS MULTIPLE WEEKLY HONORS
Sacramento State senior guard Alle Moreno has been selected as the Big Sky Player of the Week for the second time this season, the conference announced Monday. Moreno was also chosen as the National Mid-Major Player of the Week as selected by College Sports Madness.
December 7, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPS SAN JOSÉ STATE IN SHOOTOUT, 103-99
Sacramento State senior guard Alle Moreno scored a career-high 28 points, and in a game with 10 ties and 14 lead changes in which neither team had a double-digit lead the Hornets were able to execute down the stretch to claim a 103-99 victory over San José State and former head coach Jamie Craighead.
December 6, 2013
WOMEN’S HOOPS HOSTS FORMER COACH CRAIGHEAD, SAN JOSÉ STATE SATURDAY
Off to the best start to a season in the Div. I era of the program, the 5-1 Sacramento State women’s basketball team returns to The Nest to face San José State (4-4) at 2 p.m. Saturday. The game will be the first for the Hornets against former coach Jamie Craighead, who less than three months ago left Sacramento State after four seasons to become the head coach of the Spartans.
December 6, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM SAINT MARY'S GAME
Watch highlights and interviews from Women's Basketball's 94-92 win over Saint Mary's
December 5, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL UPENDS PREVIOUSLY UNDEFEATED SAINT MARY’S 94-92
Five Hornets scored in double-figures, including a 21 point and 10 assist double-double from junior Fantasia Hilliard, and Sacramento State rallied from a 16-point first half deficit to hand Saint Mary’s its first loss of the season, 94-92, on Thursday in The Nest.
December 4, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HOSTS UNDEFEATED SAINT MARY'S THURSDAY
Sacramento State (4-1) opens a stretch of seven of eight games on its home floor as the Hornets take on undefeated Saint Mary’s (7-0) at 7 p.m. Thursday in The Nest. The Hornets also play at home on Saturday as they welcome former head coach Jamie Craighead and San José State (4-4) for a 2 p.m. contest.
November 27, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS UTAH VALLEY 87-84
In a game with 12 ties and 15 lead changes Sacramento State erased a late two-point deficit with an 8-1 run in the final two minutes to claim an 87-84 win over Utah Valley on Wednesday afternoon in Orem, Utah. The Hornets improved to 4-1 as the Wolverines dropped to 1-5.
November 25, 2013
DERRICK FLORENCE NAMED WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACH
Sacramento State head coach Bunky Harkleroad has announced the addition of Derrick Florence to his coaching staff. Florence was the head girls’ varsity basketball coach at Centennial High School in Compton for six seasons before serving as an assistant coach at Cal State L.A. last year.
November 25, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RETURNS TO THE FLOOR WEDNESDAY AT UTAH VALLEY
After a 10-day break the Sacramento State women’s basketball team (3-1) will return to action on Wednesday at noon Pacific time in a matinee at Utah Valley (1-4) in Orem, Utah.
November 19, 2013
SMITH NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Following a career-best weekend in which she totaled 30 points and 12 rebounds, Sacramento State junior forward Shanti Smith has been named the Big Sky Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. The Hornets have earned the honor in each of the first two weeks of the 2013-14 season as senior Alle Moreno garnered the award last week.
November 17, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL STUNS OREGON, DOWNS DUCKS 97-85
Four Sacramento State players scored in double-figures and the Hornets held Oregon, which had averaged 122.0 points per game through two contests, to just 85 points in a 97-85 win in Eugene on Sunday afternoon.
November 15, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL DOWNED BY OREGON STATE 102-80
Looking to upset Oregon State for the second consecutive year on its home floor, Sacramento State stayed close to the Beavers into the late stages of the game but couldn't come away with the win as OSU recorded a 102-80 victory.
November 13, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADS NORTH TO FACE PAC-12 FOES OREGON STATE, OREGON
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (2-0) will play its first road games of the season this weekend with challenging matchups against PAC-12 squads Oregon State (2-0) at 11:30 a.m. Friday and Oregon (2-0) at 2 p.m. Sunday.
November 12, 2013
MORENO NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
After leading Sacramento State to season-opening victories over Cal State Northridge and San Diego State while breaking the program record for career 3-pointers, Hornet senior guard Alle Moreno has been named Big Sky Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.
November 11, 2013
VIDEO AND INTERVIEWS FROM WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WIN OVER SAN DIEGO STATE
Watch highlights and interviews from women's basketball's thrilling 93-89 win over San Diego State on Sunday
November 10, 2013
MORENO BREAKS 3-POINT RECORD, LEADS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TO 93-89 WIN
Senior guard Alle Moreno broke the program record for career 3-point makes and had a key four-point play in the final minute as Sacramento State claimed a 93-89 win over San Diego State on Sunday in The Nest.
November 8, 2013
GENNETT LEADS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TO 92-71 WIN OVER CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE
Sacramento State freshman forward Hallie Gennett made eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points as the Hornets broke the single game program record with 17 three-point makes en route to a 92-71 season-opening win over Cal State Northridge.
November 6, 2013
FANS CAN WATCH FRIDAY’S BASKETBALL DOUBLEHEADER FOR THE PRICE OF ONE TICKET
Sacramento State fans will have the ability to see two Hornet basketball games for the price of one ticket this Friday, Nov. 8, when the Hornet women and men play a home doubleheader.
November 6, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS AT HOME FRIDAY VS CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team officially opens the 2013 season hosting Cal State Northridge on Friday at 5 p.m in The Nest before welcoming San Diego State at 2 p.m. Sunday.
November 3, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ROLLS TO 119-71 EXHIBITION WIN OVER UC SANTA CRUZ
Seven Hornets scored in double figures and, after trailing 24-16 early, Sacramento State outscored UC Santa Cruz 103-47 over the final 31 minutes and 42 seconds of the contest en route to a 119-71 exhibition win.
November 1, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS SEASON SUNDAY WITH UC SANTA CRUZ EXHIBITION
After less than three weeks practicing with their new coach, The Sacramento State women’s basketball team will hit the floor at 2 p.m. Sunday to host UC Santa Cruz in the Nest. The game will be the lone exhibition contest for the Hornets before their regular season opener next Friday vs. Cal State Northridge.
October 29, 2013
GET TO KNOW WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH BUNKY HARKLEROAD
New women’s basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad joined the Hornets just two weeks ago ahead of the 2013-14 season, which begins on Sunday as the Hornets will host UC Santa Cruz in an exhibition game at 2 p.m. Despite his busy schedule Harkleroad gave a few minutes of his time for a Q&A with hornetsports.com.
October 22, 2013
SACRAMENTO STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 2013-14 SEASON PROSPECTUS
Sacramento State opens a new era in 2013-14 under the guidance of first-year head coach Bunky Harkleroad. After four-year head coach Jamie Craighead left to assume the head coaching position at San José State, Harkleroad was brought in to the Hornet program to continue the fast paced style of play employed by Craighead as Sacramento State became a contender in the Big Sky conference.
October 17, 2013
KIM STEPHENS NAMED WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACH
After serving as an assistant coach with new Hornets head coach Bunky Harkleroad at Glenville State, Kim Stephens has joined the Sacramento State women’s basketball coaching staff.
October 16, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PICKED SIXTH BY MEDIA, NINTH BY COACHES IN BIG SKY
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team has been selected sixth by the media and ninth by the coaches in the preseason Big Sky Women’s Basketball polls, the conference announced Wednesday.
October 8, 2013
BUNKY HARKLEROAD NAMED WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH
Bunky Harkleroad, who was a finalist for NCAA Div. II Coach of the Year last season at Glenville State College, has been named head coach of Sacramento State women’s basketball, Director of Athletics Dr. Terry Wanless announced Tuesday.
October 3, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL AND GYMNASTICS RECEIVE NEW LOCKER ROOMS
The Sacramento State women’s basketball and gymnastics teams came back to campus this fall to brand-new locker rooms in Yosemite Hall. Each locker room has been completely renovated with new lockers and expanded amenities for the two Hornet squads.
October 1, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS PRACTICE FOR 2013-14 SEASON
The Sacramento State women’s basketball team opened practice at 4:30 p.m. Monday ahead of its upcoming 2013-14 season. With three returning starters and an exciting incoming class, the squad is poised to improve upon its Big Sky Tournament Semifinal appearance last season.
September 16, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH CRAIGHEAD NAMED SAN JOSÉ STATE HEAD COACH
Sacramento State women’s basketball head coach Jamie Craighead has resigned to take over the women’s basketball program at San José State.
August 8, 2013
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES 2013-14 SCHEDULE
Head Coach Jamie Craighead announced the 29-game 2013-14 Sacramento State women’s basketball schedule Thursday.