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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...

Nick on the Green

Nick on the Green

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

After the departure of men's head golf coach TL Brown, the Chico State athletic program searched nationwide for a coach to replace him. The search ended across the hall from Brown, at the office of Nick Green, the head coach of women's golf. Green took over the women's golf program in 2014 and served...

Cat’s claim second on first day of tournament

Cat’s claim second on first day of tournament

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team began their first day of play in the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate on Sept. 19 and shot 11-over par 299 to tie for second place.The two-day tournament consisted of 20 teams and was set in nearly 100-degree temperatures. The 'Cats remain two strokes behind th...

Women’s golf team claims third

Women’s golf team claims third

Kenta Mcafee

September 16, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team opened up their season on Sept. 12 at the Art of Golf Classic in San Francisco and claimed third on the first day of the competition.The team was lead by senior Bianca Armanini and sophomore Emily Rotter, who both tied for 11th with a 9-over par 81. Armanini capitaliz...

Women’s golf clinches third

Women’s golf clinches third

Kenta Mcafee

September 14, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The women's golf team continued their performance at the Art of Golf Classic on Sept. 13, and shot a team total of 67-over par 643.Senior Abbey McGrew led the team to their third place win after placing 11th on the first day of the tournament, McGrew shot three birdies, and rose to third place by tying ...

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