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Wildcats headed back to championships

Wildcats headed back to championships

Nicholas Woodard

April 28, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The wait is over for the Chico State women's golf team. For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Wildcats will be on of the nine teams to compete in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship West Regional.The announcement marks the third time since the beginning of the program in 2001 that Chico State has mad...

Wildcats miss title, but not awards

Wildcats miss title, but not awards

Lee Masten

April 28, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The fourth-ranked Chico State mens golf team may not have come home from Stockton last week with the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship crown like they had hoped, but they still have a lot to boast about.During the awards ceremony after the tournament, the Wildcats figured out that sophomore...

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Ryan Grady

April 1, 2014


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Sophomore Dani O'Keefe and senior Sarah McComish did not know they were related until meeting up at Chico State. O'Keefe spent her first year at San Jose State. It wasn't until she was recruited by Chico State that she found out she had a second cousin in the program. O'Keefe's dad informed her, she...

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

Jordyn Provence

March 13, 2014


Filed under Golf

Chico's Canyon Oaks Country Club welcomed the Chico State women's golf team, among others, to participate in the InterWest Wildcat Invitational. The Wildcats finished Monday's first round in second place with a 37-over par 325. On the leaderboard for the 'Cat's was senior Sarah McComish carding a 5-over par 77 to p...

Men’s golf season starts strong

Men’s golf season starts strong

Lee Masten

March 10, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

  The Wildcat men’s golf team kicked off the 2014 season with a strong come-from-behind win at the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Classic tournament during the last weekend of February.   The 'Cats were behind on the final day of the tournament, but they were able to come back and win the tournament with a strong perfor...

Chico State women’s golf finishes second in shootout

Chico State women’s golf finishes second in shootout

Jordyn Provence

March 3, 2014


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The Chico State women's golf team was able to pull out of the Pioneer Shootout in the top three for the fourth time in five outings in 2013-14, finishing in second place. Chico State entered the final round with a four-shot lead Sunday, but the 37-over par 325 Sunday wasn't quite enough to claim a victory, as they collect...

Women’s golf team solid in Saturday shootout

Women’s golf team solid in Saturday shootout

Jordyn Provence

March 2, 2014


Filed under Golf

The high wind conditions during Saturday's opening round of the Pioneer Shootout at Hiddenbrooke Golf Club in Vallejo caused all 12 teams to suspend play before finishing the first 18 holes. Considering these unfortunate circumstances, the Wildcat's still carded decently with a collective 31-over par 319....

’Cats crush Coyote Classic

’Cats crush Coyote Classic

Lee Masten

February 27, 2014


Filed under Golf

The seventh-ranked Wildcats came back from the Coyote Classic in San Bernardino this week with another notch on their belt. The ’Cats were able to make a late push for first place and ended up with a finish of 15-over 855 (840). Sophomore Lee Gearhart earned an individual medal shooting a 68, the only participan...

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