2012-13 Volleyball News
June 7, 2013
CURREY AND HEIDIG SELECTED TO SPEAK AT SACRAMENTO STATE COMMENCEMENT
Sacramento State student-athletes Janelle Currey and Tess Heidig were both selected to speak at the University’s recent commencement ceremonies.
June 6, 2013
CURREY AND MALKO RECIPIENT OF BIG SKY'S SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD
Sacramento State volleyball player Janelle Currey and men’s tennis player Aliaksandr Malko were selected as the school’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award.
April 18, 2013
VOLLEYBALL SIGNS WEST VIRGINIA TRANSFER KENDALL LaVINE
Sacramento State volleyball head coach Ruben Volta announced the program’s third signee of the 2013 recruiting class with the inking of West Virginia transfer Kendall LaVine, who will enroll as a freshman at the University this fall.
March 7, 2013
SACRAMENTO STATE TO ADD SAND VOLLEYBALL AS 21ST INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORT
Sacramento State announced today it will add sand volleyball as a women’s intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2013 spring season.
February 6, 2013
FORMER HORNET ATHLETE HUBBARD NAMED HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH AT MENLO COLLEGE
Former Sacramento State volleyball player Atlee Hubbard was named head women’s volleyball coach at Menlo College, it was announced on Monday.
November 22, 2012
VOLLEYBALL’S BEAL AND KORDIC RECEIVE ALL-BIG SKY ACCOLADES
Sacramento State junior rightside hitter Kayla Beal was named second team all-Big Sky Conference and senior libero Sydney Kordic received honorable mention accolades, it was announced this evening at the Big Sky Tournament banquet.
November 19, 2012
MONTANA STATE BEATS MONTANA; VOLLEYBALL ELIMINATED FROM PLAYOFFS
The Sacramento State volleyball squad’s playoff hopes came down to the final day of the regular season tonight, and the outcome did not go the Hornets’ way as Montana State defeated Montana in four sets (25-22, 23-25, 25-18, 28-26) to claim the sixth and final spot into the Big Sky Tournament.
November 17, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FINISHES REGULAR SEASON WITH WIN OVER MONTANA, WILL WAIT UNTIL MONDAY FOR PLAYOFF FATE
Rightside hitter Kayla Beal had a match-high 20 kills, including three in the fifth set, and outside hitter Jessie Genger added 18 kills to lead Sacramento State to a 3-2 (20-25, 25-20, 25-10, 23-25, 15-10) victory over Montana in a Big Sky Conference volleyball matchup Saturday evening at Colberg Court.
November 16, 2012
VOLLEYBALL SIGNS MORGAN STANLEY AND COURTNEY DIETRICH
Sacramento State volleyball head coach Ruben Volta announced today that middle blocker Courtney Dietrich (Chelan, Wash.) and outside hitter Morgan Stanley (Parker, Colo.) have signed National Letters of Intent, and will enroll at Sacramento State next fall.
November 15, 2012
VOLLEYBALL INCHES ONE STEP CLOSER TO PLAYOFF SPOT WITH HUGE 3-2 WIN OVER MONTANA STATE
Sacramento State outside hitters Janelle Currey and Jessie Genger each had 17 kills, and both Olivia Moss and Kayla Beal added 10 blocks to help the Hornets to a must-win, five-set victory (32-30, 25-23, 23-25, 18-25, 15-5) over Montana State on Thursday evening at Colberg Court.
November 14, 2012
VOLLEYBALL STILL IN PLAYOFF HUNT, PLAYS ITS FINAL WEEK OF THE REGULAR SEASON AT HOME
It comes down to this. One week left in the regular season, and the Sacramento State volleyball team needs to win both its remaining matches, and hope for a little help from other teams to qualify for the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
November 10, 2012
WITH BACKS AGAINST THE WALL, VOLLEYBALL POSTS HUGE WIN AT WEBER STATE
November 9, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FIVE SETS AT IDAHO STATE, BUT STILL IN THE PLAYOFF HUNT
Idaho State’s Jaclyn Hone had a team-high 17 kills, including two in the fifth set, to help the Bengals to a 3-2 victory (25-22, 19-25, 25-14, 23-25, 15-11) over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Friday evening at Reed Gym.
November 8, 2012
VOLLEYBALL EMBARKS UPON FINAL ROAD TRIP, STILL CLINGING TO PLAYOFF HOPES
VOLLEYBALL EMBARKS UPON FINAL ROAD TRIP, STILL CLINGING TO PLAYOFF HOPES
November 3, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS AT HOME IN FOUR SETS TO NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota had four players finish with double figures in kills, led by Ronni Munkeby’s 15, as UND defeated Sacramento State, 3-1 (25-22, 11-25, 25-16, 25-16), in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday afternoon at Colberg Court.
November 1, 2012
VOLLEYBALL CONCLUDES HOMESTAND AGAINST NORTHERN COLORADO AND NORTH DAKOTA
The Sacramento State volleyball squad (9-15, 5-9) concludes its season-long four-match homestand this week against Northern Colorado on Thursday night (7 p.m.) and North Dakota on Saturday afternoon (1 p.m.). Saturday’s match is part of a doubleheader on campus that will see the Hornet football team host Montana State at 4 p.m.
November 1, 2012
NORTHERN COLORADO STORMS BACK, KNOCKS OFF VOLLEYBALL IN FIVE SETS
Andrea Spaustat (20 kills, .400 hitting percentage) and Brianna Strong (14 kills, .632 hitting percentage) helped Northern Colorado erase a 2-0 deficit and defeat Sacramento State, 3-2 (19-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-12), in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Thursday evening at Colberg Court.
October 27, 2012
VOLLEYBALL STORMS BACK FROM 2-0 DEFICIT, KNOCKS OFF NORTHERN ARIZONA IN FIVE
Kayla Beal (career-high 22), Janelle Currey (season-best 21) and Jessie Genger (18) combined for 61 kills to help Sacramento State overcome a 2-0 deficit and defeat Northern Arizona, 3-2 (20-25, 19-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-12), in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday afternoon at Colberg Court.
October 25, 2012
BEAL AND GENGER LEAD VOLLEYBALL TO THREE-SET SWEEP OF SOUTHERN UTAH
Sacramento State’s Kayla Beal (11 kills, .647) and Jessie Genger (10 kills, .391) combined for 21 kills and a .500 hitting percentage to help lead the Hornets to a three-set sweep (25-15, 25-14, 25-9) of Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Thursday evening at Colberg Court.
October 22, 2012
VOLLEYBALL COMPLETES LONG ROAD TRIP WITH LOSS AT EASTERN WASHINGTON
Sacramento State concluded a season-long five-match road trip on Monday evening with a three-set loss to Eastern Washington, 29-27, 25-18, 25-22, in a Big Sky Conference volleyball matchup at Reese Court.
October 20, 2012
VOLLEYBALL DROPS FOUR-SET MATCH AT PORTLAND STATE
Portland State had four players finish with double figures in kills, and the Vikings cruised to a 3-1 victory (25-18, 25-17, 21-25, 25-13) over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday evening at the Stott Center.
October 18, 2012
VOLLEYBALL TRAVELS TO PORTLAND STATE ON SATURDAY, EASTERN WASHINGTON ON MONDAY
After playing the final non-conference match of the season on Tuesday at Santa Clara, Sacramento State (7-13, 3-7) jumps back into Big Sky Conference play with road games at Portland State on Saturday and Eastern Washington on Monday.
October 16, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE SETS AT SANTA CLARA
Santa Claraâs Megan Anders (14 kills, .636) and Taylor Milton (10 kills, .444) combined for 24 kills and a .550 hitting percentage to help lead the Broncos to a three-set sweep (25-22, 25-14, 25-14) of Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Tuesday evening at the Leavey Center.
October 16, 2012
VOLLEYBALL TRAVELS TO SANTA CLARA FOR FINAL NON-CONFERENCE MATCH; FREE VIDEO AVAILABLE
The Sacramento State volleyball squad (7-12) will play its final non-conference match of the season when the team travels to the Bay Area for a matchup with Santa Clara at 6 p.m.
October 13, 2012
VOLLEYBALL TURNS BACK SIX SET POINTS, BEATS MONTANA STATE IN FOUR
Sacramento State outside hitter Janelle Currey had a season-high tying 20 kills and the Hornets saved six set points on the way to a 3-1 victory (18-25, 25-14, 28-26, 27-25) over Montana State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday evening at Shroyer Gym.
October 12, 2012
VOLLEYBALL LETS FOURTH-SET LEAD SLIP AWAY IN 3-1 LOSS AT MONTANA
MontanaÃ¢â¬â¢s Kayla Reno had a match-high 17 kills, and Brooke Bray added 14 kills and a match-best .565 hitting percentage to lead the Grizzlies to a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22) over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Friday evening at West Auxiliary Gym.
October 10, 2012
VOLLEYBALL BEGINS LONG ROAD TRIP THIS WEEK AT MONTANA AND MONTANA STATE
Fresh off a home victory Saturday night against Weber State, the Sacramento State volleyball squad (6-11, 2-6) begins a season-long five-match road trip this week with matchups against Montana on Friday and Montana State on Saturday.
October 6, 2012
VOLLEYBALL BACK ON THE WINNING TRACK, DEFEATS WEBER STATE IN FOUR SETS
Middle blocker Olivia Moss had a career-best 13 blocks, and rightside hitter Kayla Beal added 13 kills and a career-high 10 blocks to lead Sacramento State to a 3-1 victory (25-20, 25-15, 24-26, 25-19) over Weber State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball matchup Saturday evening at Colberg Court.
October 5, 2012
VOLLEYBALL RETURNS HOME, BUT FALLS IN FIVE TO IDAHO STATE
Sacramento State was limited to just four kills and a .000 hitting percentage in the fifth and final set as Idaho State defeated the Hornets, 3-2 (25-22, 22-25, 25-17, 21-25, 15-9), in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Friday evening at Colberg Court.
October 4, 2012
VOLLEYBALL PLAYS TWO AT HOME THIS WEEK, KIDS DAY ON TAP FOR FRIDAY
Friday is ScholarShare Kids Day, as members of the Hornet volleyball squad will sign free posters for kids and fans after the match.
September 29, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FIRST-EVER TRIP TO NORTH DAKOTA
Sacramento Stateâs Sydney Kordic had a career-high 34 digs and Ashley Newcomb added a career-best 11 blocks, but it was not enough as the Hornets fell at North Dakota, 3-1 (25-18, 19-25, 25-23, 25-22) in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Center.
September 27, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FINDS IT TOUGH IN GREELEY AGAIN, FALLS AT NORTHERN COLORADO
With the loss, the Hornets (5-9, 1-4) dropped their fourth straight overall, and fell for the sixth straight year when playing on Northern Coloradoâs home floor.
September 26, 2012
VOLLEYBALL CONTINUES ROAD TRIP, WILL MAKE FIRST TRIP TO STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA SINCE 1989
The Sacramento State volleyball squad (5-8, 1-3) wraps up its four-game road trip this week with matchups at Northern Colorado on Thursday (6 p.m. PDT) and North Dakota on Saturday (12 p.m. PDT).
September 22, 2012
VOLLEYBALL DROPS ROAD MATCH TO SOUTHERN UTAH
Sacramento State was limited to a season-low .052 hitting percentage as Southern Utah cruised to a 3-1 victory (25-15, 19-25, 25-22, 25-20) over the Hornets in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday evening at Centrum Arena.
September 20, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FOUR TO NORTHERN ARIZONA
Outside hitter Kelli Dallman had a match-high 17 kills and Payton Bock finished with 12 kills and a match-best .556 hitting percentage to lead Northern Arizona to a 3-1 victory (25-21, 25-17, 18-25, 25-15) over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Thursday evening at the Rolle Activity Center.
September 18, 2012
VOLLEYBALL ENTERS SECOND WEEK OF LEAGUE PLAY, BEGINS A FOUR-GAME ROAD TRIP
The Sacramento State volleyball squad (5-6, 1-1) kicks off the second week of Big Sky Conference play by beginning a four-game road trip.
September 15, 2012
VOLLEYBALL STORMS BACK, BUT DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO PORTLAND STATE IN FIVE SETS
Sacramento State stormed back from a two-set deficit and had a match point in the fifth set before falling to Portland State, 3-2 (25-21, 25-17, 18-25, 20-25, 16-14), in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday evening at Colberg Court.
September 13, 2012
VOLLEYBALL OPENS CONFERENCE PLAY WITH SWEEP OF EASTERN WASHINGTON
Sacramento Stateâs Kayla Beal (13), Kiley Mansfield (9) and Lauren Aikels (8) combined for 30 of the teamâs 49 kills to help the Hornets to a three-set sweep (25-18, 28-26, 25-18) of Eastern Washington.
September 12, 2012
VOLLEYBALL OPENS BIG SKY CONFERENCE PLAY THIS WEEK AT HOME
The Sacramento State volleyball squad (4-5 overall) opens Big Sky Conference play this week with a pair of home matches against Eastern Washington on Thursday and Portland State on Saturday.
September 11, 2012
FREE ADMITTANCE TO SATURDAY'S VOLLEYBALL MATCH WITH FOOTBALL TICKET STUB
Fans that purchase a ticket for this SaturdayÃ¢â¬â¢s football game can use their ticket stub to gain free admittance to Sacramento StateÃ¢â¬â¢s volleyball match later that evening against Portland State.
September 8, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN THREE TO UTAH VALLEY
Sacramento State was limited to a season-low .079 hitting percentage as Utah Valley swept past the Hornets, 25-13, 25-14, 25-22, in the second round of the Fresno State Volleyball Classic Saturday morning at the Save Mart Center.
September 8, 2012
VOLLEYBALL TAKES THE FIRST SET, BUT FALLS IN FOUR TO UC DAVIS
With the loss, Sacramento State (4-5 overall) concluded the two-day tournament with a 1-2 record.
September 7, 2012
VOLLEYBALL OVERCOMES 13-8 FIFTH-SET DEFICIT, KNOCKS OFF FRESNO STATE
In a match which lasted nearly two and a half hours and concluded well after 10 p.m., it was the Hornets that gutted out a victory.
September 6, 2012
VOLLEYBALL TRAVELS TO FRESNO STATE TOURNEY FOR FINAL TUNEUP BEFORE CONFERENCE PLAY
The Hornets will play three times over two days at the Save Mart Center, including matchups on Friday against host Fresno State (7 p.m.), and Saturday against both Utah Valley (10 a.m.) and UC Davis (5 p.m.).
September 1, 2012
VOLLEYBALL FALLS TO SAINT MARY'S, GAELS CROWNED SACRAMENTO STATE INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS
Tournament MVP Lauren Cope had 15 kills, and fellow all-tournament selection Kristina Graven added a match-best 17 kills to lead Saint MaryÃ¢â¬â¢s to a three-set sweep (27-25, 25-18, 25-23) of Sacramento State in the third and final round of the Sacramento State Volleyball Invitational Saturday evening at Colberg Court.
September 1, 2012
VOLLEYBALL BEATS MORGAN STATE, WILL PLAY FOR TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP TONIGHT VS. SAINT MARY'S
Sacramento StateÃ¢â¬â¢s Kayla Beal had 10 kills and a .368 hitting percentage, and Morgan State was limited to just a .089 hitting percentage as the Hornets defeated the Bears, 3-1 (25-12, 25-20, 23-25, 25-16), in the second round of the Sacramento State Volleyball Invitational Saturday afternoon at Colberg Court.
August 31, 2012
CURREY AND GENGER COMBINE FOR 40 KILLS, LEAD VOLLEYBALL TO 3-1 WIN OVER BOISE STATE
Senior co-captains Janelle Currey (20) and Jessie Genger (20) combined for 40 kills to lead Sacramento State to a 3-1 victory (32-30, 26-24, 19-25, 25-17) over Boise State in the first round of the 10th-annual Sacramento State Volleyball Invitational Friday evening at Colberg Court.
August 28, 2012
VOLLEYBALL HOSTS SACRAMENTO STATE INVITATIONAL THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
This yearâs tournament features four teams and six matches over two days.
August 25, 2012
VOLLEYBALL HITS OVER .400 IN THREE-SET SWEEP OF JACKSONVILLE
With the victory, the Hornets finished the season-opening tournament with a 1-2 record.
August 25, 2012
LATE COMEBACK BID FALLS SHORT IN VOLLEYBALL’S LOSS TO NC STATE
The loss dropped the Hornets to 0-2 at the two-day, three-match tournament, which included a 3-1 loss to host College of Charleston last night.
August 24, 2012
VOLLEYBALL OPENS SEASON WITH 3-1 LOSS TO COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
Sacramento State returns to action tomorrow for the final two matches of the two-day tournament against North Carolina State (7 a.m. PDT) and Jacksonville (1:30 p.m. PDT).
August 23, 2012
VOLLEYBALL OPENS SEASON TOMORROW IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Sacramento State kicks off the 2012 season this week when the squad takes part in the two-day, four-team Hampton Inn & Suites West Ashley Invitational in Charleston, S.C.
August 22, 2012
2012 VOLLEYBALL WALLPAPER IMAGES NOW AVAILABLE
Five Sacramento State volleyball wallpaper images are now available via www.hornetsports.com.
August 21, 2012
Q&A WITH VOLLEYBALL'S JANELLE CURREY - GETTING IT DONE ON AND OFF THE COURT
With summer camp winding down and the season just three days away, the Sacramento State media relations office had a chance to catch up with fourth-year senior outside hitter Janelle Currey
August 20, 2012
2012 VOLLEYBALL MEDIA GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE
The online version of the 2012 Sacramento State volleyball media guide is now available via www.hornetsports.com.
August 16, 2012
Q&A WITH HEAD VOLLEYBALL COACH RUBEN VOLTA
Currently in the second week of volleyball team practice, the Sacramento State media relations office had a chance to sit down with fifth-year head coach Ruben Volta and ask him a series of questions.
August 13, 2012
VOLLEYBALL SELECTED TO FINISH SIXTH IN BIG SKY PRESEASON COACHES POLL
The Hornets return nine players from last season’s team, including three starters.
August 10, 2012
2012 VOLLEYBALL SEASON OUTLOOK
The program has improved its conference record three straight years, and last season’s 10-6 mark was the team’s best since the 2007 season.
August 7, 2012
VOLLEYBALL PREPARES FOR THE 2012 SEASON WITH FIRST PRACTICE ON WEDNESDAY
The Sacramento State volleyball team, which returns seven players and two redshirts from last year’s squad, will hit the court for its first official practice on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
July 9, 2012
SPACE STILL AVAILABLE FOR ALL SESSIONS OF VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Spots still remain for each of the 2012 Sacramento State summer volleyball camps.