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BASEBALL IS RECIPIENT OF SACRAMENTO STATE’S BIGGEST UPSET AWARD

BASEBALL IS RECIPIENT OF SACRAMENTO STATE’S BIGGEST UPSET AWARD

The baseball team is recipient of this year's Biggest Upset Award after sweeping a three-game series on the road at sixth-ranked Long Beach State…riding high following a four-game sweep of Northern Illinois to start the year, the Hornets faced their first road test of the young 2022 season at Long Beach State - a team that was fresh off taking 2-of-3 from then-No. 3 Mississippi State in Starkville to open the year…Long Beach State was ranked as high as No. 6 in the nation by Baseball America and No. 12 by D1Baseball.com…all three games were tightly contested, with the Hornets taking the opener, 1-0, in 10 innings on a Cesar Valero solo homer…in the Hornets' 5-4 win in Game 2, Steven Moretto put his team ahead for good with an eighth-inning solo blast…the finale saw the Hornets fall behind 4-0 after two, but completed the sweep with five unanswered runs in the final three innings, capped by Josh Rolling's solo homer in the ninth…standing at 7-0 after the sweep, the Hornets' start was the best of the program's Div. I era, while sweeping Long Beach State for the first time in program history.

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AWARD TIMELINE

June 13 - Male Newcomer of the Year
June 14 - Female Newcomer of the Year
June 15 - Male Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year
June 16 - Female Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year
June 17 - Male Individual Performance of the Year
June 18 - Female Individual Performance of the Year
June 19 - Biggest Upset
June 20 - Clutch Performance
June 21 - Male Team Performance of the Year
June 22 - Female Team Performance of the Year
June 23 - Team of the Year
June 24 - SAAC Award
June 25 - Coach of the Year
June 26 - Male Hornet Award
June 27 - Female Hornet Award
June 28 - Men's Academic Team of the Year
June 29 - Women's Academic Team of the Year
June 30 - Male Student-Athlete of the Year
July 1 - Female Student-Athlete of the Year