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Men’s golf team starts season with a roar

Men’s golf team starts season with a roar

Jason Spies

September 27, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Wildcats came into their first tournament of the year at the NCAA DII National Preview in Denver, Colorado looking to make a big statement in the 2015 season. Chico State held an 8-shot lead after the first day and never let up. The Wildcats won the tournament with a score of 20-under par and a 13-stroke advan...

Small women’s golf team, tighter bond among players

Small women’s golf team, tighter bond among players

Julie Ortega

September 22, 2015


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The Chico State women’s golf team has never been a large team, but not by choice. The team has had to deal with the unexpected departure of players for either personal reasons or not meeting grade requirements. Within the past two seasons, the Wildcats have lost a total of three players on a relative...

Three All-Americans, a hole-in-one for Chico State

Three All-Americans, a hole-in-one for Chico State

Jason Spies

September 7, 2015


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Justin Wiles Height/Weight 6’0, 150 lbs. From Klamath Falls, Oregon Accomplishments “My two individual wins are probably my biggest accomplishments,” Wiles said. “I won my first tournament my sophomore year at the Notre Dame Tournament, and then last season I won the Western New Mexico tourna...

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Matthew Vislosky

May 10, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team was looking to make it to two NCAA Super Regionals in two years, but fell short after losing to Sonoma State. The Wildcats couldn't crack the 36-team bracket that is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals, but the season ushered in many positives, said Nick Green, head coach. "We shot o...

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

Q&A: Fifth-ranked golfer Docherty reflects on season

James Groh

May 5, 2015


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There is no "I" in team. Alistair Docherty, a junior on the golf team, always strives for a team victory before any individual accolades are earned. Ranked fifth in the nation for Division II schools, he looks toward playoffs with high hopes. What has been the key to your success this season? ...

Cal State East Bay upsets Chico State

Cal State East Bay upsets Chico State

Kevin Lucena

April 23, 2015


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Junior All-American Alistair Docherty got the first tournament championship victory of his collegiate career on April 21, in a playoff over Cal State Stanislaus’ Connor Day at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament. One of the top collegiate golfers in the nation, currently 15th in the nation according ...

‘Cats take 2nd place as tournament host

‘Cats take 2nd place as tournament host

Matthew Vislosky

April 23, 2015


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The Chico State women's golf team hosted the Interwest Wildcat Invitational and came away with a second place finish in a four-team field. Only three other teams showed up for the tournament, Sonoma State, CSU Monterey Bay and CSU East Bay. Junior Bianca Armanini finished in second place wit...

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Matthew Vislosky

April 19, 2015


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Ranked fifth in the nation — check. Second in the west region — check. Seventeen straight top-five finishes — check. Since the 2009-2010 season, the Wildcats have produced top-five finishes in 59 of 69 tournaments, and head coach T.L. Brown credits recruiting as one of the keys to ...

Wildcat men’s golf takes home 17th consecutive top-5 finish

Wildcat men’s golf takes home 17th consecutive top-5 finish

Kevin Lucena

April 16, 2015


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The Chico State men’s golf team's streak of top-five finishes stretched to 17 Tuesday at the 42nd annual Hanny Stanislaus Invitational, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus at Turlock. Led by junior All-American Alistair Docherty’s final round 73, Chico State turned in a final round score of 304, 16-o...

Women’s golf finishes 17th in tournament

Women’s golf finishes 17th in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

April 10, 2015


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The Chico State women's golf team struggled to put up good scores in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational at the Rohnert Park Foxtail Golf Club on April 6 and 7.The team finished 17th out of the 20 teams who competed.Junior Dani O'Keefe led the 'Cats with a total score of 163, 82 in round one and 81 in round t...

‘Cats continue with hot streak on golf course

‘Cats continue with hot streak on golf course

Kevin Lucena

April 6, 2015


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For the second straight week, the Wildcats men’s golf team made a jump up the leaderboard from outside the top-10 starting the final round to a third place finish. The 'Cats claimed the day’s best team score in Tuesdays final round. Chico State’s team total of 296 was 11 shots bett...

‘Cats find success in Mustang Intercollegiate

‘Cats find success in Mustang Intercollegiate

Matthew Vislosky

April 5, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team posted an eighth place finish with two Wildcats breaching the top 20 in The Western New Mexico Mustang Intercollegiate on April 3 and April 4. Sophomore Abbey McGrew ended the tournament tied for seventh place with a total score of 150. She posted a score of 75 on both days. She finished the tour...

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