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Women’s golf team snags fourth place

Women’s golf team snags fourth place

Gabriel Moreno

October 6, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team continued their performance at the Dixie State Fall Invitational Oct. 4, by placing fourth with a team score of 28-over par 604.The team has earned two top-five tournament finishes this season and had four players score in the top 25 on the leaderboard.Sophomore Emily Rotter led...

Men’s golf protects their green

Men’s golf protects their green

Jordan Jarrell

October 6, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team finished the InterWest Insurance Wildcat Classic by tying for first with Western Washington University with a cumulative stroke total of 877. It was Chico State in the end who won the tiebreaker with their consistent play, as their top four members had better rounds th...

Men’s golf leads Wildcat Classic

Men’s golf leads Wildcat Classic

Gabriel Moreno

October 4, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team is enjoying their home field advantage in the InterWest Wildcat Insurance Classic, as they move into the final day of the tournament with a three-stroke lead. Senior Cole Chavez led the 'Cats effort in the tournament by tying for third and shooting 143 in the first two...

Women’s golf places second in Utah

Women’s golf places second in Utah

Cydney Nance

October 4, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team traveled to Hurricane, Utah on Oct. 3 to compete in the Dixie State Fall Invitational, and tied for second after the first day of the tournament.Every member of the team shot below 80 in the first round and delivered a 16-over par 304 performance as a group to wind u...

Women’s Golf still unsteady

Women’s Golf still unsteady

Kenta Mcafee

October 3, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Golf, Sports

The women's golf team has gotten off to a shaky start this season, with a third and seventh place finish in the first two tournaments of the year. The team is lead by senior Abbey McGrew who has two top ten finishes this season and had a career-best finish in the Academy of Art invitational by snagging...

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

Kenta Mcafee

October 2, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team has succeeded early in their season, with a first and a second place finish in their first two invitationals. The success the 'Cats have enjoyed comes in spite of recently losing their head coach TL Brown. The team was ranked first in the nation after their performance...

Palmer and Fernandez

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Golf, Sports

Golf legend Arnold Palmer and Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez came from two very different backgrounds.Fernandez grew up in Cuba trying to escape the country for a good part of his life. After three failed attempts and some time in jail, he and his family made it to Mexico in 2008.Palmer was born in a wo...

Golf takes second in Washington

Golf takes second in Washington

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The men's golf team continued their performance in the Western Washington University Invitational on Sept. 27 and placed second with a stroke total of 4-under par 860 as a team. Chico State had two players crack the top ten, with sophomore Kelley Sullivan placing sixth, and senior Cole Chavez tying...

Golf starts strong in invitational

Golf starts strong in invitational

Kenta Mcafee

September 28, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team competed in the Western Washington University invitational on Sept. 26 and placed second after the first day.The Wildcats have yet to rest since starting their season, as they competed in the Saint Martin's Invitational just two days prior, and took first.Chico State remained t...

Green leads men’s golf to first win

Green leads men’s golf to first win

Gabriel Moreno

September 28, 2016


Filed under Golf

The Chico State men's golf team succeeded their fourth place position in the Saint Martin's Invitational to open their season by placing first.The team shot a stroke total of 576 and improved on their first round scores by 22 strokes collectively. Second place Cal State Monterey Bay remained six strok...

‘Cats take fourth at Saint Martin’s

‘Cats take fourth at Saint Martin’s

Gabriel Moreno

September 25, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team opened up their season at the Saint Martin's Invitational and tied for fourth.Chico State remains tied with Cal State Monterey Bay with a stroke total of 15-over par 299. The 'Cats are seven strokes behind the tournament leader British Columbia. The 'Cats refused to back ...

Women’s golf team drops the ball

Women’s golf team drops the ball

Jordan Jarrell

September 22, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team finished in seventh place on the second day of the Western New Mexico Fall Invitational. The team took 299 shots in the first round and finished with a steady lead in second place, but faced difficulty in the second round, with 306 strokes. Senior Abbey McGrew...

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