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

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

James Groh

May 5, 2015


Filed under Golf

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Sports

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...

Docherty fires career best as ‘Cats finish 3rd

Docherty fires career best as ‘Cats finish 3rd

Kevin Lucena

April 5, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Behind the strength of junior All-American men’s golfer Alistair Docherty's career-low 66 in the final round of the California Baptist Invitational on March 24, the Wildcats claw up the leaderboard from seventh entering the final round to take home third place. It extended the team’s streak of top-five...

Shorthanded Wildcats find success

Shorthanded Wildcats find success

Matthew Vislosky

March 26, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats took only three golfers to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otter Invitational, with juniors Dani O'Keefe, Bianca Armanini and sophomore Abbey McGrew.The players competed individually unable to post an overall team score. O'Keefe posted a round one score of 77, which put her tied for eleventh aft...

Wildcat golfer a rising star for women’s team

Wildcat golfer a rising star for women’s team

Matthew Vislosky

March 18, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

In high school, Abbey McGrew found success on the golf course as a member of the men's golf team. McGrew has been playing for 15 years now and shows no sign of hanging up the clubs. Golf has been a part of McGrew's life since she was very young, she said. Her first experience with golf was when...

Gearhart, Docherty finish top 10; Wildcats take 5th

Gearhart, Docherty finish top 10; Wildcats take 5th

Kevin Lucena

March 15, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team allowed a rough 14-over final round to drop them from third to fifth at the Sacramento State Intercollegiate at Valley Hi Country Club, on March 10-11. Enjoying a home course advantage tournament, host Sacramento State won the team title at 10-under par. Leading...

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