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Women’s Soccer back on the road to Victory

Chico State soccer gets ready for the game against Cal State San Marcos on Thursday. Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 26, 2018

The Chico State women’s soccer team started on a climactic note with an amazing save by Brenna Meier within the first five minutes of play.“It was kind of frustrating, you don’t want them to shoot," Meier said. "I am just there as the last save but luckily they didn’t have grea...

Freshman goalkeeper provides spark for women’s soccer

Freshman goalkeeper, Vic Graham, has started three games this year for the Wildcats going 2-0-1. Photo courtesy of Chico Wildcats.

Andrew Baumgartner

October 23, 2018

Chico State women’s soccer had an impressive 13 game unbeaten streak to start the season, the longest such streak in program history. The streak couldn’t have been accomplished without the help of an unlikely source. That unlikely source is freshman goalkeeper, Victoria “Vic” Gr...

Wondolowski and San Jose held scoreless in home finale

San Jose forward and former Wildcat, Chris Wondolowski, failed to score against the Colorado Rapids to tie the all-time MLS goal scoring record. Image courtesy of Getty Images, photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire.

Wesley Harris

October 22, 2018

The San Jose Earthquakes 20 shot attempts were not enough to get past Tim Howard and the Colorado Rapids. Colorado's defense held things down in their goal territory the majority of the game. They shadowed former Chico State Wildcat, Chis Wondolowski, the number 2 leading scorer in MLS history, to preven...

San Francisco State ends Wildcats unbeaten streak

Chico State forward, Jordan Doukakis, moves the ball upfield against Sonoma State in this archived photo. Photo credit: Roy Anderson

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 22, 2018

A foul was all it took for the Gators to take the game at the last minute.Chico State women’s soccer team made an early presence on the field attempting the first shot of the game within the first two minutes. They didn’t stop there and at the seventh minute they took another attempt.The Gators were off ...

Chico State women’s soccer continues unbeaten streak

Chico State Midfielder, Cooper Renteria, looks to shoot the ball against UC Santa Cruz in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 18, 2018

The Chico State women’s soccer team has ended their seven-game winning streak on the road against in a tie with Stanislaus State thanks to a late goal by the Warriors. It was not disheartening to the team though, as they have kept their unbeaten streak alive, now totaling to 13 games.The Wildcats ...

Wildcat of the Week – Damion Lewis

Chico State goalkeeper Damion Lewis has started every game this season for the Wildcats. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Roy Anderson

October 17, 2018

Damion Lewis is the reigning conference player of the year in the California Collegiate Athletic Association and is well on his way to repeating that. Lewis and the Chico State men's soccer team are currently sitting in third place in the conference with Lewis starting every game this season as a go...

Chico State mentor leads by example, from coaching soccer to coaching life

Head men's soccer coach, Felipe Restrepo, started coaching at the age of 13. Image courtesy of Chico Wildcats

Wesley Harris

October 15, 2018

Coach Felipe Restrepo, thrives for an impact even outside the lines of the soccer field. His aspirations for spreading the power of the game are a defining reason why his team has taken three expeditions to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship tournament. His start, at an astoni...

Overtime goal extends Chico’s winning streak

Chico State forward, Erin Woods, heads the ball in a win against Humboldt State on Sunday. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Andrew Baumgartner

October 14, 2018

Seven wins in a row, including a 12 straight unbeaten streak, were extended on Sunday thanks to a double overtime goal by defender Abbie Jones with six minutes left on the clock. The goal came courtesy of a corner kick from Korie Bozart who found Jones streaking towards the net. "I just happened to be the...

Men’s soccer sweeps home stand

Junior Ronan McEnroe clears the ball to the other end of the field amongst Humboldt State defenders on Sunday Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Wesley Harris

October 14, 2018

Chico State flourished in a 2-0 win over rival Humboldt State Sunday afternoon, extending their winning streak to three games. The team dominated in controlling the ball, leaving a light load of work for the backline. Chico State came into the match Sunday riding two straight wins, lastly in a 1-0 mat...

An historic night for the first place Wildcats

Chico State forward, Susanna Garcia attempts to strike the ball against Sonoma State on Friday. Photo credit: Roy Anderson

Roy Anderson

October 13, 2018

This was one for the history books as the Chico State women's soccer team beat their rival Sonoma State with a 1-0 goal by Susanna Garcia assisted by Devon Morones. The game was like no other as it was a fight for most of the game with a score of 0-0. Overtime looked inevitable, but at the 88th m...

Lewis, Egujie again lead Wildcats to victory

Chico State men's soccer plays against Sonoma State University on Friday. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Connor Mcpherson

October 13, 2018

Coming off of a 1-0 victory, Chico men’s soccer has been fun for the fans to watch, as they haven’t seen an opposing goal scored at home in over 270 minutes of playtime. Goalkeeper Damion Lewis has been amazing at goalie, getting eight saves, and leading Chico to yet another shutout victory.C...

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Joshua Belda delivers a pass down the field Sunday against UC Santa Cruz. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Wesley Harris

October 7, 2018

Chico State soccer handled things early in Sunday’s two score shutout. The Wildcats had revenge on their minds after losing to University of California, Santa Cruz exactly one year ago. Chico came out of the gate scoring two goals in the first half to put an end to their last non-conference op...

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