The Orion

Christopher Colla represents Chico proudly in home tournament

Christopher Colla is currently a senior on the men's golf team. Photo courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.

Wesley Harris

October 21, 2019

Following a one of a kind performance in Chico’s hosting tournament at Butte Creek Country Club, Chistopher Colla has taken reign over the conference being named California Collegiate Athletic Association golfer of the week. It was a moment he saw coming before the start of the season. Colla, al...

Men’s golf season preview:

Josh McCollum attempts to bury a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Wesley Harris

September 16, 2019

Chico State men’s golf reloaded its roster for another high-performance year. As a nationally recognized team, Chico State men's golf is hoping to maintain the skills that helped them place as the number five team in all of Division II golf last year. This semester yields a new set of goals to...

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 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...

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...

Kelley Sullivan, Chico men’s golfers attempt to make nationals in their senior year.

Chico State golfer Kelley Sullivan takes some practice drives. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson

Connor Mcpherson

October 22, 2018

Say what you will about golf, but there is no denying the amount of focus, skill and precision that goes into every stroke. It takes years of hard work to be considered a mediocre golfer, with a 100 stroke per round average.Kelley Sullivan has taken these skills to another level, placing top five in n...

Chico places top ten in National Championship Preview

Josh McCollum attempts to bury a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Connor Mcpherson

October 3, 2018

CCAA men’s golfer of the week Kelley Sullivan led the Wildcats to a seventh place finish in West Virginia, as the Wildcats get their first look at the national championship course. Sullivan finished in a tie for third overall, out of 90 golfers in total, and earned the golfer of the week titl...

Chico State golf plays well at last tournament before CCAA Championships

Josh McCollum takes a swing at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational. Photo credit: Courtesy of Josh McCollum

Andrew Baumgartner

April 4, 2018

The Chico State men's golf team placed fourth out of 13 teams at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock on Tuesday.The Chico State women's golf team meanwhile placed sixth out of 13 teams at the Sonoma State Spring Invitational in Rohnert Park on Tuesday. The men were led by Christopher Colla who finish...

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