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Junior defensive specialist Shannon Cotton sets the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Volleyball falls in Championship tournament

Kenta Mcafee // November 23, 2016

The offensive barrage of senior middle hitter Ashton Kershner couldn't lead the Chico State volleyball team to the championship win over Cal State San Bernardino.The team's faced off Nov. 20 in the final...

First-year outside hitter Bekah Boyle celebrates winning a set with her teammates. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball team sweeps Tritons

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...

Senior defensive Shannon Cotton attempts a dig during the game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Gabriel Moreno // October 30, 2016

For the first time since Sept. 9 the Chico State Volleyball team failed to win a set against its opponent. The Sonoma State Seawolves walked onto the top-ranking Wildcats home court Oct. 29 with a second...

Tristen Thompson serves the ball in a Chico State game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

‘Cats break 20-year streak

Makayla Hopkins // October 2, 2016

Wildcat fans roar as Chico State women’s volleyball senior setter Torey Thompson scores the winning point from Kim Wright, in the third set making it the first time since 1995 that the Wildcats have...

Chico State junior defensive specialist Shannon Cotton serves the ball during a home game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

Gabriel Moreno // September 26, 2016

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team suffered their first loss since starting their conference, after falling short 1-3 against the Humboldt State Jacks on Sept.24th.The loss gives Chico State an overall...

Chico State Women's Volleyball competing in CCAA play last season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Kenta Mcafee // September 12, 2016

The Chico State women's volleyball team competed in the second and third rounds of the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 9 but lost 0-3 in both games.The losses snap the 'Cats four-game...

The Chico State volleyball team sets the ball during practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Volleyball splits doubleheader

Gabriel Moreno // September 3, 2016

Chico State swept the Holy Names University Hawks in the second game of their double header on Sept. 2. The 3-0 win came after losing to the Dominican University Penguins in the first round of the Route...

McKenna Carroll, sophomore kinesiology major, throws the ball up to serve. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Women’s volleyball team loses 1-3 to UC San Diego

Kenta Mcafee // November 16, 2015

The Chico State women's volleyball team lost to the UC San Diego Tritons, three sets to one, increasing its losing streak to five on Nov. 7 in Acker Gym. The loss brings the team to a conference record...

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Nick Reddy // October 18, 2015

Bouncing back from a gritty five-set defeat the previous night, the Chico State women’s volleyball team shook off a slow start to top the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in four sets on Saturday, Oct....

Torey Thompson is on pace to break the record for most assists. The record is currently held by her coach, Sable Villaescusa. Photo credit: John Domogma

Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Nick Reddy // October 10, 2015

There is a general consensus among sports fans that within sports teams, some positions are more valuable than others— especially on the offensive side.However, often times overlooked among the list...

Shannon Boling, senior, earns another kill in her 2015 Wildcat season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Nick Reddy // September 27, 2015

The first Friday home match for women’s volleyball fans ended in a disappointing fashion as the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association and NCAA West...

The Chico State Wildcats beat the San Francisco Gators in five sets on Sept. 22.. Photo credit: John Domogma

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // September 24, 2015

It was a Tuesday night thriller for the Chico State women's volleyball team as it racked up its 11th win of the season, and third in conference play, with a 3-2 set win over the San Francisco State Gators....

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