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Chico State women’s volleyball wins first game of CCAA play

The women's volleyball team opens CCAA play with a three-set sweep against Cal State East Bay. Photo credit: John Domogma

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 18, 2015

After losing two games last week, the Chico State women's volleyball team rebounded to sweep the Cal State East Bay Pioneers in three sets to win their home opener and first CCAA conference match. The team improves to 9-2 on the season and are now 1-0 in CCAA play. Set 1: The game started off back and forth, unti...

Pioneers pillage ‘Cats

First year outfielder Sean Smith batting against Cal State Dominguez Hills on April 12. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Dylan Wakefield

April 29, 2015

Stretching zero runs to the seventh inning, the Chico State baseball team lost their Friday night home opener against the visiting Cal State East Bay Pioneers. The game started off scoreless in the first inning. Leading off the second inning, Cal State East Bay squeezed in a run to open up the...

Decathletes accept Webb Cup, named best in nation

Sophomore decathlete Lane Andrews competes in the pole vault on March 14 during the Wildcat Invitational. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Breanna Barnard

April 27, 2015

Day one: 100-meter, long jump, shot put, high jump, 400-meter.Day two: 110-meter hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin, 1500-meter.No, this is not a two-day track meet with different people running at different times. These are 10 events all competed by one person in a matter of two days. It is calle...

Nothing beats a pair of aces

Junior pitcher Brooke Langeloh winds up for a pitch on April 17 in a game against Humboldt State. Langeloh has wracked up 80 strikeouts this season, making her No. 8 in the conference for most strikeouts overall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Dylan Wakefield

April 25, 2015

When it comes to poker, the best hand wins, and the Chico State softball team has two aces up its sleeves — Brooke Langeloh and Haley Gilham. Haley Gilham — 1.89 ERA 65 strikeouts (ranked No. 13 of 40 in conference for most strikeouts overall)35 walks109 hits allowed33 earned runs against478 ...

Wildcats split final home series doubleheader

First baseman Desiree Gonzalez up to bat during the game against Humboldt State over the weekend. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Lars Gustafson

April 22, 2015

With five seniors departing from a playoff bound Chico State softball team this season, the ‘Cats split Saturday’s doubleheader against Humboldt State 1-1 during Senior Day. Chico State lost the first game of the day 6-2, but rallied to win the second game in a rare intentional walk wild pitch...

4×400 relay team generates synergy on the track

Tristan Lake hands off the baton to Lane Andrews on March 14 at the Chico State invitational. Photo courtesy of Phillip Bailey.

Dylan Wakefield

April 12, 2015

For the four men on Chico State's track and field 4x400 relay team, it is the collective mindset and support within the quartet that makes them successful. The four-man band consists of: junior hurdler Tristan Lake, junior 400-meter runner Geoff Brown, sophomore decathlete Lane Andrews and juni...

Wildcat transfer claws his way to top of pack

Junior infielder Andrew Carrillo bats against the the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on March 27. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Dylan Wakefield

April 8, 2015

From Cougar to Wildcat, junior transfer Andrew Carrillo is playing a major role on the Chico State baseball team for the 2015 season. In his first year as a Wildcat, Carrillo has earned his spot as the starting second baseman and No. 2 hitter in the team's batting order. So far he has been a consistent playe...

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

Freshman pitcher Haley Gilham launches the ball at the Chico State softball field in a game against University of Hawaii on Feb 12. Photo Courtesy: John Domogma

Dylan Wakefield

April 5, 2015

The Chico State softball team went toe-to-toe against the formidable UC San Diego Tritons Friday at University Softball Stadium. Game 1 The Wildcats and the Tritons dueled the length of seven standard-time innings sharing zero runs in the process. It wasn’t until the extra inning where UC San Diego sn...

‘Cats win first and fourth to split 4-game series

Junior infielder Andrew Carrillo attempting to catch a fly ball on March 27 against the Otters. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Dylan Wakefield

March 31, 2015

The Chico State baseball team came out Sunday ready to respond to a disappointing Saturday doubleheader sweep delivered by Cal State Monterey Bay. The scoring opened up in the top of the first with a run for the Otters. The Wildcats responded in the bottom of the inning with four run...

‘Cats salvage frustrating 4-game series

First year outfielder Taylor Doane takes a swing against San Francisco State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: George Johnston

Dylan Wakefield

March 16, 2015

The Chico State softball team comes out flustered but not completely frustrated after playing a four-game series away at Cal State San Bernardino. The ‘Cats were stumped in the first three games where they lost both games Friday and the Saturday opener. In the series finale, Chico State fou...

Wildcats sweep Cal State Stanislaus

Sophomore catcher Tori Zimmerman up to bat against Southern Oregon on Feb. 15. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Dylan Wakefield

March 15, 2015

The Chico State softball team found success on the road in their doubleheader on Saturday against Cal State Stanislaus. Game 1 The Wildcats kicked off the top of the first inning scoring four runs. In the bottom of the first, the Warriors were able to respond, squeaking in two run...

‘Cats split weekend series

Senior infielder Emily McEnaney swinging for the ball against Cal State East Bay on Feb. 20. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Dylan Wakefield

March 7, 2015

After breezing past San Francisco State on Friday in the series openers, the ‘Cats offense struggled against the refurbished Gator defense who held them to only four runs for the day. Game 1 Chico State threw the first punch in their Saturday morning duel with junior Ashley Huff scoring from third-b...

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