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Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Servando Higuera does his best to keep the ball against Monterey Bay. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Matthew Ferreira

November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s streak of domination continued Saturday with a 3-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay.The team had won their last four games going in to Saturday, with three of those wins being consecutive shutouts.In the beginning of the game both defenses came out stro...

Men’s soccer pitches third straight shutout

Alex Fluitt in the middle of a shot attempt. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Matthew Ferreira

November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team won their matchup against Cal State East Bay Thursday, and got to show off their offensive firepower while doing so.The team came into the game on a streak of two straight shutouts and were looking to keep dominating on the offensive and defensive ends.The Wildcats wasted ...

Chico outlast conference rival in shutout victory

Chico State player, Cooper Renteria goes against Sonoma State player, Ulysses Vega to get the ball back. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Wesley Harris

November 4, 2019

Chico State soccer picks up a huge one score victory to hold on to their playoff hopes against rival Sonoma State Sunday afternoon. Mikey Hirsch put the single, match winning goal through the net midway through the first half to hold off the Seawolves.“We got off to a fast start,” Matt Hafi...

Chico State men’s soccer remains undefeated

Justin Bethke defending a Fresno Pacific player Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Wesley Harris

September 21, 2019

Chico State couldn’t have found a better way to seek revenge against Fresno Pacific in a 3-0 shutout for the Wildcats. Both squads were looking to settle unfinished business after a 2-2 draw in last year’s match-up against each other. It was a match that stretched beyond just the game an...

Chico State downs UC San Diego in first playoff match

Chico State men's soccer huddles up before their playoff game against UC San Diego on Tuesday. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson

Connor Mcpherson

October 31, 2018

They say a 2-0 lead is the worst kind of lead in soccer, but the Wildcats have proven otherwise. Coming off of a second straight 2-0 shutout against the 20th best team in the country in UC Sand Diego, Chico has proven that they are a force to be reckoned with not only in their conference, but in the n...

Men’s soccer successful on senior day

Chico State seniors and their families pose for a picture before the game against UC San Diego on Saturday. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson

Connor Mcpherson

October 28, 2018

Despite some questionable officiating, the Chico men’s soccer team was able to come away, not only with a 2-0 victory, but also with home-field advantage for the first round of the playoffs. Although they didn’t know it at the time, this game ended up being the first of two straight mat...

Chico State men’s soccer manages seventh shutout victory

A referee signals possession of the ball while both Chico State and Cal State San Marcos get ready for the ensuing play on Thursday. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Wesley Harris

October 26, 2018

Chico’s sonic start was enough to clasp a win over Cal State San Marcos on Thursday. Damion Lewis snagged six saves in the shutout. The Wildcats are optimistic in climbing the California Collegiate Athletic Association ranks in their final home game. Chico State arrived at University Stadium following...

On the road again

Brielynn Tovani juggles the ball away from a defender. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016

The life of a student-athlete can become quite overwhelming while trying to balance school, practice and their personal lives. Student athletes will have to succumb to the occasional away game.Men's SoccerJunior forward Sasha Peranteau is no stranger to traveling for a game, but still finds it difficult ...

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