The Orion

Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

Junior+defensive+specialist+Triston+Thompson+saves+the+ball+during+a+Wildcat+home+game.+Photo+credit%3A+Jovanna+Garcia
Back to Article
Back to Article

Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Junior defensive specialist Triston Thompson saves the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Gabriel Moreno

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A 3-1 win Nov. 12 against the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles capped off the season for the Chico State volleyball team.

After posting a 21-6 season record and a 15-3 conference record, the team is advancing as the No. 1 seed in the CCAA Championship tournament. The team ended its season with its most successful record in the last decade.

Senior setter Torey Thompson was critical this season in leading the team to its wins and posted her 1,000 assists this season in the game against Cal State L.A. Thompson became just the third Wildcat to earn over 4,000 assists earlier this season and averaged 10.9 assists per set this year.

With her performance in the game, Thompson earned a career 4,444 assists to move past former Wildcat setter Erica Brick and into second place on the Wildcats’ career assist list.

Chico State was able to overcome the Golden Eagles despite committing three additional errors in the game. The Wildcats dominated on offense with 57 kills, while Cal State L.A. picked up just 38.

First-year outside hitter Camryn Rocha led the team’s offense with 15 kills and two aces. Rocha averaged three kills per set this season and had 279 total kills.

Along with Rocha, first-year outside hitter Kim Wright assisted in leading the team to its win against the Golden Eagles by snagging her 250th kill and 36th ace of the season. Wright finished with 13 kills and 2 aces in the game.

Key Players:

Camryn Rocha

  • 15 Kills
  • 1 Assist
  • 2 Aces
  • 7 Digs

Torey Thompson

  • 8 Kills
  • 46 Assists
  • 8 Digs

Chico State returns to the court on Nov. 17 against Cal State Dominguez Hills in the first round of the CCAA Championship Tournament.

Gabriel Moreno can be reached at [email protected] or @GabeSports3 on Twitter.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Paradise High School on the road to Recovery

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    To cure Super Bowl hangovers, watch more sports

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Wildcats come up short against Stanislaus State

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Wildcats shame Warriors on Alumni Weekend

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Baseball

    Wildcat Rumble: Bekah Boyle and Alexandria Tucker

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Wildcats lose overtime thriller to Humboldt State

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Baseball

    Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Wildcats rally late to stun Cal State San Marcos

  • Volleyball ends with best record in a decade

    Basketball

    Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Navigate Right
X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Volleyball ends with best record in a decade