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Women’s soccer coach passes program’s founder in wins

Women’s soccer coach passes program’s founder in wins

Nick Reddy

October 7, 2014


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There have only been two head coaches in the history of the Chico State women’s soccer program. Earlier this season, one passed the other in the NCAA Division II history.Head coach Kim Sutton recently earned her 187th win, passing Bob Russ, the only other coach in the team's history, for 31st all ti...

Womens soccer plays to a tie

Womens soccer plays to a tie

Ryan Grady

October 6, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Halima Abdelshife put the ball in the net with 23 minutes left in regulation to tie the game 1-1 and sent the Chico women's soccer team into overtime against UC San Diego Sunday afternoon. Two overtimes later, the game ended in a tie.Abdelshife's goal came off of a header, set up from Katie Woodrum's...

UC San Diego shuts out mens soccer team

UC San Diego shuts out mens soccer team

Jose Olivar

October 5, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team failed to snap its losing streak Sunday afternoon after falling against UC San Diego with a final score of 1-0. The only goal of the game came in the last 15 minutes of play, when UC San Diego’s senior midfielder Brandon Bauman managed to find the b...

Women’s soccer team bests Cal Poly 3-1

Women’s soccer team bests Cal Poly 3-1

Angelo Boscacci

October 5, 2014


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The Chico State women's soccer team hit back-to-back goals in the second half of Friday night's showdown at home vs. Cal Poly Pomona to win the match 3-1. The first half showcased a tight game. Chico State struck first on a set piece from Megan Tabler to Lindsey Dias, who knocked it into the net. Th...

Men’s soccer team loses 2-1 to Cal Poly Pomona

Emerson Keenan

October 3, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

[box]Chico State loses 2-1 vs. Cal Poly PomonaQuick Stats: Goals: 1 - Akwafei Ajeakwa (3rd of season) Saves: 7 - Luke Dennison (33 saves on the season) [/box]The Chico State men's soccer team had a tough time with the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos and lost 2-1 Friday afternoon.The Wildcats jumped out to a 1-0...

Men’s soccer team loses in overtime

Men’s soccer team loses in overtime

Emerson Keenan

September 28, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team fell on Sunday 1-0 in overtime against Cal State L.A. The Wildcats and the Golden Eagles both fought hard to get to overtime, with the game ending in a scoreless tie. In the whole game there were a total of 20 fouls for Chico and 17 for the Golden Eagles. The Wildcats had two yellow cards on the day, one going to forward Matt...

Roberts off to a strong start for women’s soccer team

Roberts off to a strong start for women’s soccer team

Ryan Grady

September 28, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Nicole Roberts walks into the locker room with a boom box in hand and that's where it begins. Before every game, the women's soccer team likes to get fired up and bring tempo to the field."It's fun to have our pregame dance party," Roberts said. "It pumps us up."Roberts and her boom box have helped ...

Women’s soccer goalie reaches milestones in shutouts

Women’s soccer goalie reaches milestones in shutouts

Emerson Keenan

September 27, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

To be a goalie, one needs to have a large voice, be a strong leader and have a bigger-than-life personality, according to women's soccer coach Kim Sutton. "It's like a whole different sport, because it's the only person that uses their hands, plus they are stopping shots that are being rocketed at them," Sutton sa...

Men’s soccer 4-game win streak snapped

Men’s soccer 4-game win streak snapped

Jose Olivar

September 27, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s winning streak ended Friday night, after losing in a competitive match against Dominguez Hills. The final score of the game was 1-0, in favor of Dominguez Hills. In what turned out to be a defensive match-up, neither team was able to score a goal in the first half of the game. ...

Womens soccer team nets first road win of season

Womens soccer team nets first road win of season

Angelo Boscacci

September 19, 2014


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The Chico State women's soccer team notched its first road win of the season by beating Dominican University 2-0 Friday afternoon. Midfielder Megan Tabler scored the game's only two goals in the 4:56 and 29:55 minute marks in the game. The Wildcat defense put on a strong performance. Goaltender Bria...

Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Emerson Keenan

September 16, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Returning from a foot injury can be one of the hardest obstacles to overcome, especially in a sport that revolves around footwork. But coming back from two injuries to the same foot, that's even tougher. Chico State men's soccer player Michael Janjigian knows firsthand, or foot, because he went through the same injury twice. Now the senior captain is on the comeback trail for...

First-years having early success on men’s soccer team

First-years having early success on men’s soccer team

Jose Olivar

September 15, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

One of the biggest issues for the Chico State men’s soccer team this season was the departure of 11 players last year.Because of that, the Wildcats needed help from their incoming first-years and transfers to make it to the playoffs for the sixth time under head coach Felipe Restrepo. ...

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