Kyle Moses hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning Saturday to give host Sacramento State a 7-4 win over Texas Pan-American, the Hornets reported.
Sac State (12-9, 2-0 Western Athletic Conference) scored three runs in the seventh to lead 4-3. Scotty Burcham’s two-run triple highlighted the inning.
The Broncs (10-10, 0-2) tied it 4-4 in the eighth on Logan Landon’s homer.
Matthias throws shutout as Sac State posts softball sweep
Freshman Celina Matthias pitched her first college shutout as the host Sac State softball team completed a three-game sweep of Northern Colorado with an 8-0 victory, the Hornets reported.
Matthias allowed three hits and struck out six.
Shelby Johnston and Marissa Maligad had three RBIs each for Sac State (13-16, 3-0 Big Sky Conference).
The Bears (5-16-1, 0-3) lost their 11th consecutive game.
UC Davis gymnasts take title; Hornets’ Konner places second
UC Davis won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women’s gymnastics title in Anchorage, Alaska, and Sac State’s Julie Konner finished second in the all-around to lead the Hornets to a third-place finish, the schools reported.
The Aggies scored 195.300 points to edge San Jose State (195.175) and Sac State (194.175).
Konner had a score of 39.200, trailing San Jose State’s Cami Guyer (39.225). UC Davis’ Kala DeFrancesco was fifth with 39.050.
UC Davis’ Nixon breaks meet record at Hornet Invitational
UC Davis’ Cekarri Nixon won the women’s 400 meters in a meet-record 54.31 seconds at the Hornet Invitational track and field meet at Sac State, the Aggies reported.
Sac State winners were Steven Pust in the pole vault (16-63/4), Zach Coniglio in the discus (171-9), Chloe Berlioux in the 800 meters (2:10.55) and the women’s 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams.
▪ The Sac State women’s tennis team swept Northern Colorado and North Dakota 7-0 in a Big Sky Conference doubleheader at Rio Del Oro Racquet Club, the Hornets reported. Sac State (11-7, 6-0) extended its winning streak to five matches.
▪ In her final college meet before turning pro, four-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin of Cal won the 200-yard backstroke in the second-fastest time ever, 1 minute, 47.91 seconds, and helped the Bears win the team title at the NCAA women’s swimming and diving championships in Greensboro, N.C.
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