The Orion

Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Gabriel Moreno

November 13, 2016

A 3-1 win Nov. 12 against the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles capped off the season for the Chico State volleyball team. After posting a 21-6 season record and a 15-3 conference record, the team is advancing as the No. 1 seed in the CCAA Championship tournament. The team ended its season with its most...

Volleyball team sweeps Tritons

First-year outside hitter Bekah Boyle celebrates winning a set with her teammates. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Makayla Hopkins

November 5, 2016

After a tough loss against Sonoma State, the Chico State Volleyball team came out with intensity against the UC San Diego Tritons and closed the game in three sets Nov. 4. Despite the many errors, first-year outside hitter Camryn Rocha and junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano dominated the first set...

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Senior defensive Shannon Cotton attempts a dig during the game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Gabriel Moreno

October 30, 2016

For the first time since Sept. 9 the Chico State Volleyball team failed to win a set against its opponent. The Sonoma State Seawolves walked onto the top-ranking Wildcats home court Oct. 29 with a second place ranking in their division and a five-game win streak. In three sets, the Seawolves closed...

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

First-year middle hitter Kim Wright attempts to set the ball during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 11, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team succeeded in extending their win streak to five Oct. 11 in their game against the Sonoma State Seawolves. The 'Cats won the game 3-1 and improved their season record to 13-4. Chico State leads their conference with a 7-1 record. The Seawolves took an early 1-0 lead...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Junior outside hitter Anna Baytosh floats the ball over the net. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 9, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team avenged their loss to the Jacks Sept. 24, with a 3-1 win on the 'Cats home court Oct. 7.The win extends the Wildcats record to 12-4, and their conference record to 6-1. Chico State has yet to suffer a loss at home and has a four-game win streak.The first set opened with ...

Volleyball snags another win

First-year outside hitter Bekah Boyle celebrates winning a set with her teammates. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 7, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team swept their third consecutive game Oct. 5 to improve their overall record to 11-4 and their conference record to 5-1.The win came against the Stanislaus State Warriors and was the result of continuous errors that gave the 'Cats the advantage. Chico State committed just 11 e...

‘Cats break 20-year streak

Tristen Thompson serves the ball in a Chico State game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Makayla Hopkins

October 2, 2016

Wildcat fans roar as Chico State women’s volleyball senior setter Torey Thompson scores the winning point from Kim Wright, in the third set making it the first time since 1995 that the Wildcats have beat Cal State San Bernardino. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 10-4 and the...

Volleyball team finds success early

The Chico State women's volleyball team prepares for a serve during their home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team opened up their season with an impressive 6-3 record and has expanded upon it by going 2-0 in the CCAA. The 'Cats owe their success primarily to the lethal combination of their junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano, and their senior setter Torey Thompson. Mediano...

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

Chico State junior defensive specialist Shannon Cotton serves the ball during a home game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Gabriel Moreno

September 26, 2016

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team suffered their first loss since starting their conference, after falling short 1-3 against the Humboldt State Jacks on Sept.24th.The loss gives Chico State an overall record of 8-4, and a conference record of 2-1. The 'Cats previously held a win streak of four, ...

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

The Chico State women's volleyball team practices before their game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016

Chico State closed out the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 10, with a 3-2 win against the Hawaii Pacific Sharks. The win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 5-3.The Sharks were able to take the first point in the first set, but Chico State quickly tied with a kill by junior...

Volleyball ends Route 92 Showdown with a win

Chico State women's volleyball practices a spike before their game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Kenta Mcafee

September 7, 2016

After starting out their season with a loss, the Chico State women's volleyball team was able to secure a three game win streak. They beat the Academy of Arts University in the second game of a double header 3-0 on Sept. 3.The win gives Chico State a 3-1 overall season record, and closes out the Route...

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

The Chico State women's volleyball team blocks a spike during their practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

September 4, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team won 3-1 against the Notre Dame Argonauts on Sept. 3 in the Route 92 Showdown, and extended their overall record to 2-1.The Argonauts scored the first point of the set, but couldn't gain a significant lead. Notre Dame took control at the end of the first set, beca...

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