SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento State ladies’s soccer program returns to motion this weekend with a preseason exhibition match in opposition to the visiting California Storm. The exhibition contest is the primary of two preseason matches for the Hornets, who additionally host San Jose State in an exhibition match on Friday, Aug. 13. The common season begins on the highway on Thursday, August 19 at Saint Mary’s.
The Hornets return a proficient core from final 12 months’s quad whereas additionally including an distinctive group of newcomers, made up of each incoming freshmen and transfers. Keep tuned over the following two weeks as the ladies’s soccer program gears up for the beginning of the 2021 season.
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New this season, all Sacramento State ladies’s soccer common season video games will stream solely on ESPN Plus. In June, the Huge Sky Convention and ESPN introduced new multi-year, multi-platform media rights settlement, including a whole lot of Huge Sky reside occasions to ESPN’s faculty sports activities portfolio. Greater than 600 Huge Sky occasions in each males’s and ladies’s sports activities will stream on ESPN+ and the ESPN App.
ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports activities streaming service that provides followers within the U.S. hundreds of reside sports activities occasions, authentic programming not out there on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks and unique editorial content material from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to greater than 13.8 million subscribers.
About Final Season
A curler coaster of a season ended too quickly for Sacramento State simply 5 months in the past because the Hornets and the remainder of the Huge Sky Convention competed in an abridged spring season.
After opening the season with an exhilarating double additional time win at house within the rain in opposition to Saint Mary’s, Sacramento State put collectively 4 straight attracts, together with in opposition to the Pac-12’s Oregon and two to open the Huge Sky convention season in opposition to Japanese Washington.
From there, nevertheless, the Hornets managed simply two extra wins en path to a 3-4-4 general end and lacking the Huge Sky Convention event for the second time within the final three seasons.
Exhibition Heat Up
Sacramento State opens the 2021 marketing campaign with a pair of preseason exhibition matches, together with one in opposition to the California Storm this Sunday, August 8. The Hornets will then hose San Jose State subsequent Friday, Aug. 13 for an additional preseason exhibition tune up. Sacramento State has not performed two preseason exhibition matches for the reason that 2018 season.
The 2021 Schedule
After a pair of exhibition matches, Sacramento State opens the 2021 common season on the highway at Saint Mary’s on Thursday, August 19. The common season schedule consists of 18 matches, together with seven at house at Hornet Subject.
The Huge Sky portion of the schedule begins on Sunday, Sept. 26 with a highway match at Portland State. The Hornets will play 9 league matchups, 4 of them at house at Hornet Subject. After three straight highway league video games, the Hornets get a pair at house earlier than heading out for an additional two. The common season ends at house with an enormous weekend in opposition to Northern Arizona and Southern Utah.
For the second straight season, the Sacramento State ladies’s soccer staff named three captains for the 2021 season. Among the many trio is returning captain from a 12 months in the past, senior midfielder Julia Herrera. Herrera is joined by first-time captains, senior midfielders Shay Valenzano and Samantha Craig.
Senior midfielders Shay Valenzano and Samantha Craig spotlight a core group of returners who final 12 months have been named Huge Sky all-conference gamers. Valenzano and Craig have been each acknowledged on the Honorable Point out squad, as have been returners Aubrey Goodwill (defender) and Jasmyne Dunn (ahead).
Along with returning a core crew of starters, Sacramento State has added an distinctive class of recent gamers, bringing in a mixture of each transfers and freshmen. Amongst 11 newcomers are 4 transfers and 7 freshmen. Among the many transfers are gamers from Purdue, Fresno State, Cal Baptist, and UNLV.
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