The Orion

Three new players hope to drive the golf team toward success

Kelly More takes a swing while representing Foothill Technology High School in Ventura, Calif while playing three seasons for them.
October 20, 2020

The Chico State golf team recruited three new women golfers to bring their talents to the golf course. Last season, before the pandemic, the women’s golf team participated in six events including...

Men’s golf can’t complete a comeback in championship

Josh McCollum attempts to bury a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics
April 25, 2019

No. 5 Chico States men's golf put themselves in the wrong hole Tuesday and was unable to complete the comeback Wednesday in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Golf Championship.Day oneChico...

Chico State women’s golf place fourth in CCAA Championship

Natalie Kinney was the leading scorer in the CCAA championship. Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.
April 18, 2019

Despite their strong performance, the women’s golf team placed fourth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship.Day oneChico State started off with a powerful performance...

Wildcats make top five at Mustang Invitational

Josh McCollum earned his second golfer of the week award for the CCAA. Image courtesy: Chico Sports Information
April 10, 2019

After prevailing at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational the week before, Chico State was ready to continue the momentum in the Mustang Invitational. The Wildcats started off Monday at 10 under par in...

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Freshman Julia Kalez watches her tee shot to see where it lands

Image Credit: Chico State Sports Information
April 9, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational Monday and Tuesday, placing eight amongst 15 total teams. Day one: The Wildcats got out to a fair start Monday...

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

The Chico State men's golf team celebrates after taking first place at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational
Photo Credit: Kelley Sullivan
April 3, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team did an outstanding job at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats scored 19 shots under par collectively and their efforts secured...

Anita Barker takes a victory lap

Anita Barker is one of nine women ever selected for the Division II West Region Athletic Director of the Year Award. She has worked for Chico State for 17 years alongside her husband, Scott Barker, the head athletic trainer. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson
March 25, 2019

The job of an athletic director is often thankless. There's a lot of work behind the scenes that go unnoticed. However, this is not the case for Chico State's Athletic Director, Anita Barker. Due to...

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

The Wildcat men's golf team celebrates their second place finish at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda Tuesday. Photo credit: Josh McCollum
March 21, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats...

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Josh McCollum swings at the Western Washington Invitational. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics
March 7, 2019

The Men’s golf team took on the SoCal Invitational hosted by the University of California, San Diego on Tuesday. Through harsh weather conditions and a rigorous course, Chico State powered through...

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Natalie Kinney finished with a score of 172 Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Shootout. Photo credit: Chico State Sports Information
March 6, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda on Monday and Tuesday. The team fought through the rain and wind to earn a share of 13th place with Point...

Wildcats place fifth at Mikuni Sushi Shootout

Freshman Julia Kalez trimmed her score from Monday with a final score of 83 on Tuesday. She finished in a tie for 48th place at 23-over par 167.
Image credit: Chico State Athletic Information.
February 13, 2019

Chico State women’s golf team finished the second day of the Mikuni Sushi Shootout, held in Lincoln, on Tuesday tied for fifth place.The Wildcats entered the day tied for sixth place with Cal State...

Wildcats tie for sixth in day one of the Mikuni Sushi Shootout

Brittany O'Bryant dropped a pair of birdies and shot a 3-over par 75 and that was good enough for sixth place on the individual leaderboard for day one of the Mikuni Sushi Shootout.
 Image credit: Chico State Sports Information
February 11, 2019

Chico State women's golf looks to redeem themselves this week, as unfavorable weather conditions in the Sea Lion Invitational caused the Wildcats to tumble to 10th place. The team came back at Mukini...

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