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Wildcats swiftly beaten by Eagles

Chico State's Kim Wright winds up to strike the ball against Cal State San Marcos in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

October 20, 2018

It's the same old story for the Wildcat's volleyball team, they look fantastic one night and win a scrappy five sets, and then they come back the next game and lose in three sets. A roller-coaster of a season with too few ups to make the constant downs not feel anything but normal at this point. The Wi...

Wildcats lose heart in fourth straight loss

(left) #1 Brooke Fogel celebrating a big point scored against Cal State San Marcos with teammate (right) #8 Kennedy Greenwood on Friday. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

October 13, 2018

In what has been a familiar story since their last win which came on the 28th of September, Chico State volleyball came in and took the first set in Friday nights contest against Cal State San Marcos. Only to end up squandering opportunities and losing in five sets for the third straight game and se...

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Chico State's #14 Kennedy Rice strikes the ball against Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Ricardo Tovar

October 6, 2018

Chico State came into Friday night's contest against Cal State Monterey Bay hopeful to shake off two straight road losses and a 4-6 North Division record. The Otters were coming in on a four game win streak and tied for the North Division lead at 5-4. When the Wildcats jumped out to a two to zero...

Wildcat of the Week- Bekah Boyle

Bekah Boyle leads the Chico State volleyball team in kills so far this season. Photo credit: Amy Heckeroth

Connor Mcpherson, Amy Heckeroth, and Caitlyn Young

October 2, 2018

2017 All CCAA second team member, Bekah Boyle, is a key member of the Chico State women’s volleyball team, as she leads the team in kills and points. Boyle is in her junior year with the Wildcats and has played all three years. Boyle is a biochemistry major and has won academic honors from sever...

Wildcat of the Week- Brooke Fogel

Chico State's Brooke Fogel is the vocal leader on the court for the Wildcats volleyball team and brings out the best in her teammates. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Wesley Harris, Caitlyn Young, and Amy Heckeroth

September 16, 2018

Junior defensive specialist Brooke Fogel is the vocal leader on the court for the Chico State volleyball team. She led both teams with 21 digs in a victory over Stanislaus State last week and always brings the best out of her teammates. Fogel is a Chico local who graduated from Pleasant Valley High Sc...

Chico State Volleyball Snaps Home Losing Streak

Chico State game plans before the start of the match against Stanislaus State on Wednesday. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Ricardo Tovar

September 13, 2018

Chico State volleyball bounces back from a miserable opening weekend with a five set win against Stanislaus State on Wednesday. This five set thriller was just the type of win the team needed to get their season back on track after going 0-6 in sets over their 0-2 weekend. The Wildcats def. Stanislau...

Chico State Volleyball Stumble Out to a 0-2 Start at Home

Bekah Boyle (left) and Makaela Keeve (right) reach to double block Cal State San Bernardino's right-side hitter. Photo credit: Julia Maldonado

Ricardo Tovar

September 9, 2018

The Chico State volleyball team ended Saturday night's game in the same manner as Friday’s home opener against Cal Poly Pomona, by losing in three sets, this time to California State University San Bernardino. Chico State came in with a 7-1 record tied for first in the CCAA North Division before l...

Photo of the day

Students part of Christian Challenge hang out at One Mile over the weekend to barbecue and play a game of volleyball. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

September 3, 2018

Students part of Christian Challenge hang out at One Mile over the weekend to barbecue and play a game of volleyball.

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Senior defender Donta'e Garcia heads the ball away from the opposition. Photo credit: Ryan Mccasland

Andrew Baumgartner

August 29, 2018

The fall semester has begun at Chico State and with that so do fall athletics.This semester there will be plenty of teams to take an interest in; the always exciting basketball teams and the championship winning cross country teams.Men's SoccerThe men finished their last season with a 10-6-2 record, b...

‘Cats hoping for continued success

The Women's volleyball team has high hopes for the upcoming season. Orion stock photo

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017

The Chico State women's volleyball team had a very exciting season last year. The team went 23-8, its best record since 2009, and made it to both the California Collegiate Association and NCAA Championship Tournament last year. They hope to maintain that level of success and build on it in its upcoming se...

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...

Star players shine on the court

Junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano attempts to direct her team during a Wildcat home game. 
Orion stock image.

Cydney Nance

November 15, 2016

No single athlete can represent an entire team, but the players that hit game-winning shots or snag the final kill seem to stand above the rest.The Chico State athletic department is no stranger to greatness with dominant performances in the cross country, basketball, soccer and volleyball teams thi...

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