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Senior Torgen Soderlond throws a pitch during a preseason practice. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Baseball team bids farewell to 8 seniors

Anna Baytosh // May 19, 2016

The Chico State baseball team is graduating eight top-notch players who will be dearly missed next spring. While each athlete comes from a different background, they will all share the completion of their...

Senior AJ Epstein launches a ball during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Baseball team captures CCAA title

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // May 17, 2016

After barely making the CCAA tournament as the sixth seed, the Chico State baseball team won the CCAA championship game 10-9 over the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on Saturday, May 14. The title is the program's...

Junior Casey Bennett takes his lead from first during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Wildcats win first game of CCAA playoffs

Anna Baytosh // May 12, 2016

The Chico State baseball team defeated the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 6-2 in the first round of the CCAA playoffs in Stockton on May 11. This win gives the team a 1-0 record to start the double elimination...

Junior Josh Falco loads up in a game against the Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Wright shines in loss against Broncos

Patrick Pace // April 21, 2016

Junior pitcher Grant Wright had an amazing game in a 10-6 loss to the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos on Sunday, April 17. The Broncos had already scored three runs in the first inning when Wright entered the...

Junior Sonny Cortez loads up for a pitch against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

‘Cats take second game to split doubleheader

Kenta Mcafee // April 21, 2016

The baseball team was able to split its doubleheader against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos with a 13-5 win in the second game on April 16. The Wildcats' win was due to their strong batting performance, which...

Junior pitcher Clayton Gelfand winds up during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Zingg throws first pitch, ‘Cats lose

Anna Baytosh // April 13, 2016

President Paul Zingg threw his last first pitch for a Chico State baseball game on Sunday, April 10 at Nettleton Stadium. This started the Wildcats’ rubber match of the home series against Cal State...

Junior outfielder Josh Falco prepares for the pitch in a game against the Acadmey of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Baseball team wins second game against Holy Names

Carlos Islas // February 23, 2016

The Chico State baseball team completed a clean sweep of the Holy Names University Hawks after winning the second game of a doubleheader 14-0 in Oakland on Saturday, Feb. 20. After handing out a thrashing...

Junior pitcher Steven Baker throws a pitch against Menlo College on Jan. 31. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Baseball team wins fifth game in a row in extra innings

Jason Spies // February 7, 2016

The Chico State baseball team stayed hot, winning its fifth game in a row against the Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions Feb. 6, at home. The win puts the Wildcats' record at a very impressive 5-0...

Junior outfielder Peter Lecce running to first base to beat Cal State Dominguez Hills on April 11. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

Matthew Vislosky // April 22, 2015

Chico State men's baseball team took on San Francisco State University in a doubleheader on Saturday after a tough loss the night before.The team won both games in the doubleheader which extended their...

Senior outfielder Connor Huesers batting against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Feb. 10. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

‘Cats take 1st game of series against Toros

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // April 14, 2015

On a gorgeous Friday night for baseball, the Wildcats took game one of a weekend series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 7-0. The 'Cats broke open their scoring in the third when junior...

Senior outfielder Connor Huesers staying alert on the outfield during a game against Sonoma State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Wildcats drop doubleheader

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // April 6, 2015

Chico State dropped both games of a double header on Friday against the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles losing 7-9, and 3-8 respectively. Game 1It was a high scoring affair started by the 'Cats scoring...

Junior infielder Andrew Carillo up to bat against the Otters on March 27. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Walk-off winner for the ‘Cats

Matthew Vislosky // March 28, 2015

The Chico State baseball team won in walk-off fashion on the first game of their four-game series against Cal State Monterey Bay, 8-7. The Otters jumped out to an early lead of 3-0 in the top of the third.The...

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