The Orion

Wildcats volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Chico State prepares for a serve from Cal State San Bernardino in this archived photo Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018

If Chico State volleyball had to be described in one word, that word would be torturous. They have gone 4-4 since opening at home against Cal Poly Pomona. In those contests when they have won they won in five sets and when they lose they get swept in three sets. This game was the exception when Chic...

Pioneers cut Wildcat’s winning streak short

Chico State huddles before the start of the first set on Saturday in a game against Cal State East Bay. Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 23, 2018

Chico State volleyball took on the California State University, East Bay Pioneers on Saturday, but after a thrilling first set that saw a total of 17 tie scores and ten lead changes the Wildcats would lose in three sets 28-30, 8-25, 20-25. Both teams were neck to neck for most of the first set, never...

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Chico State's #14 Kennedy Rice attempts to score a point against San Francisco State on Friday Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Ricardo Tovar

September 22, 2018

Riding the momentum of a two-game win streak from last weekend, Chico State was looking to continue to build their lead in the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division to 3-2 and 10-3 overall. In their way stood San Francisco State the team right behind them at 2-2 in the North Division an...

Chico State Women’s Volleyball dominate against California State Monterey Bay

Chico State's #3 Kim Wright attempts a block during a game against CSU San Bernardino. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 16, 2018

Chico State Volleyball gains momentum and accomplished two consecutive wins by beating out the California State Monterey Bay Otters 3-1 on Saturday.The Wildcats made it look easy in the first set beating the Otters 25-11. While the second set made Chico State feel the intensity, they still managed t...

Chico State Volleyball Snaps Home Losing Streak

Chico State game plans before the start of the match against Stanislaus State on Wednesday. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Ricardo Tovar

September 13, 2018

Chico State volleyball bounces back from a miserable opening weekend with a five set win against Stanislaus State on Wednesday. This five set thriller was just the type of win the team needed to get their season back on track after going 0-6 in sets over their 0-2 weekend. The Wildcats def. Stanislau...

Chico State Volleyball Stumble Out to a 0-2 Start at Home

Bekah Boyle (left) and Makaela Keeve (right) reach to double block Cal State San Bernardino's right-side hitter. Photo credit: Julia Maldonado

Ricardo Tovar

September 9, 2018

The Chico State volleyball team ended Saturday night's game in the same manner as Friday’s home opener against Cal Poly Pomona, by losing in three sets, this time to California State University San Bernardino. Chico State came in with a 7-1 record tied for first in the CCAA North Division before l...

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

October 22, 2017

Bekah Boyle is a sophomore outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. Only appearing in ten matches as a freshman, her role has expanded greatly within the team in her second season. Boyle has appeared in every game this year and currently leads the team in kills with 213. When did you s...

‘Cats start the volleyball season strong

Bekah Boyle celebrates a kill with her teammates Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Patrick Pace

September 4, 2017

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept their series against the Holy Names University Hawks in their first game of the Route 92 Showdown. The Wildcats finished the match in less than 80 minutes. In the first set, the two teams were tied at 11 before the 'Cats took over. Chico State went on...

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

The women's volleyball team practices before their game at the Route 92 Showdown. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016

The Chico State's women's volleyball team started off their season by competing in the Route 92 Showdown, the team faced the Dominican University Penguins. The 'Cats had a close game against the Penguins, but lost in the final set 2-3.The first set started off with Chico State and Dominican Universit...

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