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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

Brandon Downs

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 State came into the championship attempting to repeat but was unable to keep up with Cal State...

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.

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

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 at Morgan Run Golf Club as five Wildcats ended the day combining to shoot even par over the last ...

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

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

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 the morning round and a 9-under par in the afternoon round. This earned them a final score of 19-under...

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

Matthew Ferreira

April 10, 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 as they shot for a score of 314 collectively as a team. Brittany O’Bryant got out to a good s...

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

Matthew Ferreira

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 them first place honors. The team’s score in the tournament tied the school scoring record. The...

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

Noah Andrews

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 Barker's constant hard work and the rejection of mediocrity, she has been honored as the Division II...

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

Matthew Ferreira

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 competed against 15 other teams and were able to outscore all but one of them.The team shot a tota...

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Josh McCollum swings at the Western Washington Invitational. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

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 the game and placed in a tie for fifth place.“We need to play smarter and that comes with expe...

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

Matthew Ferreira

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 Loma Nazarene in the tournament. The Wildcats collectively scored a 318 on the first day of play and...

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.

Matthew Ferreira

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 East Bay and were able to edge them out by a stroke to tie with Dixie State at 631 total team stro...

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

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 12, 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 Sushi Shootout, hosted at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln, ending the day with a 27-over par...

Unpredictable weather drowns Wildcats in Sea Lion Invitational

Chico State senior Emily Rotter tees off at the first annual CCAA women's golf championship in this archived photo. Photo credit: Heather Fegley

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 6, 2019

Battling against weather conditions, the Chico State women’s golf team struggled to shine when the first round of the Sea Lion Invitational, hosted in San Diego, was canceled after the 10th hole but they were allowed to finish up the round on Tuesday. The second round meant for Tuesday was cancelled ou...

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