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Wildcats volleyball bounces back from a two game slump

Chico State prepares for a serve from Cal State San Bernardino in this archived photo Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018

If Chico State volleyball had to be described in one word, that word would be torturous. They have gone 4-4 since opening at home against Cal Poly Pomona. In those contests when they have won they won in five sets and when they lose they get swept in three sets. This game was the exception when Chic...

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Chico State's #14 Kennedy Rice attempts to score a point against San Francisco State on Friday Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Ricardo Tovar

September 22, 2018

Riding the momentum of a two-game win streak from last weekend, Chico State was looking to continue to build their lead in the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division to 3-2 and 10-3 overall. In their way stood San Francisco State the team right behind them at 2-2 in the North Division an...

‘Cats start the volleyball season strong

Bekah Boyle celebrates a kill with her teammates Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Patrick Pace

September 4, 2017

The Chico State women's volleyball team swept their series against the Holy Names University Hawks in their first game of the Route 92 Showdown. The Wildcats finished the match in less than 80 minutes. In the first set, the two teams were tied at 11 before the 'Cats took over. Chico State went on...

Volleyball reaches final round of CCAA

Senior setter Torey Thompson sets the ball as senior middle hitter Ashton Kershner prepares to deliver a kill. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Cydney Nance

November 23, 2016

A second sweep in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament propelled the Chico State volleyball team to the CCAA finals.The Wildcats were able to take down Stanislaus State behind the talented play of first-year outside hitter Kim Wright. Wright had 11 kills in the game which closed ou...

Volleyball team advances to semifinals

The Wildcats get into position before the opening set during a home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Kenta Mcafee

November 18, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team utilized its star setter and outside hitters Nov. 18 to sweep Cal State Dominguez Hills and advance to the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament's semifinals. The Wildcats posted nine sweeps in their conference on their road to the CCAA Tournament but had a...

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...

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Outside hitter Kim Wright sets the ball during a Chico State home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Danielle Pubill

October 21, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team shutout the San Francisco State Gators Oct. 18 to earn its sixth shutout since starting the conference.The team has not succeeded in having more than five sweeps in a conference season since 2013 when it earned seven.The win extends the Wildcats record to 15-5 and thei...

Wright’s record night snaps win streak

Kim Wright gets prepared for the next set during a Chico State home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 16, 2016

A record night from first-year middle hitter Kim Wright was not enough to lift Chico State to a win against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Oct. 15. Wright delivered 20 kills in the game, passing her previous collegiate record of 17 that she attained earlier this season. Wright led the offense in the ...

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...

Student-athletes ride the bench

Caitlyn Duval looks downfield for the ball while instructing her teammates. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Gabriel Moreno

October 10, 2016

Every student-athlete has the vision of stepping onto the field as a starter but through bad grades, injuries or a lack of experience, their dreams are cast from the bench.Men's SoccerSophomore goalkeeper, Luke Dennison is no stranger to warming the bench. Dennison red-shirted his first year and saw no pla...

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...

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