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Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Austin Schreiber, Kate Angeles, and Caitlyn Young
April 25, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

The Chico State baseball team has done extremely well the past couple years and a lot of that success is due its senior players. The Wildcats are fortunate enough to have 12 seniors on the team this year and this week we will feature the final six in honor of senior day. To check out the first six pl...

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Katalina Santamaria, Caitlyn Young, and Kate Angeles
April 18, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

The Chico State softball team has a lot to be proud of in their record breaking 39-3 season that included a perfect 20-0 home record at University Softball Field. From one of the Wildcats' greatest all-time pitcher, to a league-leading hitter, this years senior class has shown their dedication and pa...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Austin Schreiber
April 11, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

  The Chico State baseball team brings in some of the top players from the state of California and these past four years were no different. This year's senior class has a mix of players who came to Chico straight from high school, transfers who came for two years, as well as a transfer who came...

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Katalina Santamaria
April 4, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

Wendy Cardinali is the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for Chico State's softball team. Cardinali is a transfer student from Division I Fresno State who is in her junior year as a kinesiology major. Cardinali has been a big part of the successful Wildcat offense this season. She has 35 hits on...

Wildcat of the Week – Michelle Holt

Wildcat of the Week – Michelle Holt

Andrew Baumgartner
March 28, 2018
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Track and field, Wildcat of the Week

Michelle Holt is a sprinter for Chico State's track and field team. Holt is in her sophomore year as a kinesiology major and has had early success as a Wildcat so far this season. She placed first in the 100 and 200-meter dash at the Wildcat Invitational March 10. She is also a part of the 4x400 relay...

Wildcat of the Week – Joseph Ilaoa

Wildcat of the Week – Joseph Ilaoa

Andrew Baumgartner
March 14, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Track and field, Video

Joseph Ilaoa is a thrower for Chico State's track and field team. Ilaoa is in his junior year and continues to excel at the discus, shot put and hammer throws in his time as a Wildcat. Ilaoa's most recent success includes his finishes at the Kim Duyst Invitational in Turclock where he finished second in...

Wildcat of the Week – Darby McFall

Wildcat of the Week – Darby McFall

Noah Enns and Caitlyn Young
March 7, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

Darby McFall is a fullback for the women's rugby club and is team captain. The senior has played for the club all four of her years at Chico State and she has been a big reason why the team is number one in the nation. Her leadership and play has contributed to much of the team's success.Q: How did you first get ...

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Katalina Santamaria and Caitlyn Young
February 27, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video

Senior pitcher Haley Gilham is making her name known this season after a dominant start with a 9-0 record and an ERA of 0.70. The softball team is currently undefeated sitting at 17-0 on the season. Gilham currently holds the school record for single-season wins at 23 and she is only three wins behind th...

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Courtney Chapman
February 21, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

On a special edition of Wildcat of the Week, Chico State basketball seniors Kayla Taylor, Jalen McFerren, Haley Cremen, Corey Silverstrom, Whitney Branham and Isaiah Ellis and Jo Paine reminisced about their time at Chico. Q: What are your plans after college? Corey: I plan on pursuing a pro...

Wildcat of the week – Josh McCollum

Wildcat of the week – Josh McCollum

Katalina Santamaria
February 13, 2018
Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Josh McCollum is a junior transfer student from Creighton University who is on the Chico State men's golf team. McCollum was recognized last week when he finished second out of 80 golfers at the Fujikura Invitationals. The team had a strong performance as well, finishing in second place in the tourn...

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

February 7, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

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Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns
January 25, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

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