The Orion

Wildcat of the Week: Gavin Risbry

Gavin Risbry is the Chico State Lacrosse team's goalie, a position many are unwilling to take due to fear of being hit by the ball. Photo credit: Tara Killoran

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

November 7, 2018

Dual athlete in lacrosse and field hockey, Gavin Risbry, is definitely a strong force, both as a forward for field hockey and as a goalkeeper for lacrosse. He was named defensive player of the year by the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association. He also received an honorable mention as an All-American At...

Men’s lacrosse club team looks to build with new, returning players

Chico State goalie Gavin Risbry making sure no goals get passed him while Quinn Gaebler defends. Photo Courtesy of Shelly Risbry

Noah Enns

March 17, 2018

Despite just one win on the year so far, the Chico State men's lacrosse club team is staying positive with high hopes for the future.The Wildcats have a very young team this year and are looking to build. Their defense is mostly made up of upperclassmen while the offense is led by primarily younger pl...

Women’s lacrosse team takes the field

Senior Jazmin De La Cruz launches the ball toward the net during practice. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Esther Briggs

February 23, 2016

Chico State's women's lacrosse team is a very close-knit family, according to first-year Macy Meyers, sophomore Janelle Bettencourt, junior Lauren Irick, and senior and team captain Addison Risbry. All four of these players sat down to talk about how the team makes goals, beats individual challenges and live ...

Lacrosse club works to improve image after team member’s death

Men's lacrosse team captain Evan Forayter, left,  dodges opponents in a game last year against University of San Diego. Photo courtesy of Evan Forayter.

Michael Mcclurg

March 17, 2015

The men's lacrosse team is striving to show itself in a positive light following the death of first-year student Nicholas Castellanos, who was struck by a car and killed on Jan. 16. Both the men's and women's teams were suspended in February for violating the alcohol policy in the sport club program...

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