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Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot

April 22, 2018


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The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and 2016. One pitcher who has broken several records as a Wildcat had another strong weekend in Humboldt. Ha...

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Katalina Santamaria, Caitlyn Young, and Kate Angeles

April 18, 2018


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The Chico State softball team has a lot to be proud of in their record breaking 39-3 season that included a perfect 20-0 home record at University Softball Field. From one of the Wildcats' greatest all-time pitcher, to a league-leading hitter, this years senior class has shown their dedication and pa...

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Justin Couchot

April 16, 2018


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Another homestand, another sweep for the Chico State softball team as they finished a perfect 20-0 at home this season. With the four-game sweep came two more records broken for the Wildcats.In the bottom of the third inning of game two Friday, third baseman Bailey Akins launched a home run over the ...

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Andrew Baumgartner and Courtney Chapman

April 15, 2018


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As we move on from cold and rain to nicer weather, there will be no shortages of partying Chico State students. This narrative of a typical weekend is different for student-athletes who are bound by a drinking policy through the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics."We want people to have a good co...

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

Austin Schreiber and Martin Chang

April 15, 2018


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The Chico State softball team couldn't have asked for a better senior day, as they successfully completed a four game sweep of Sonoma State.The Wildcats defeated the Seawolves 6-2 in the first game, and finished with a 2-0 victory in game two. With the wins, Chico State has officially clinched the Calif...

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Justin Couchot

April 11, 2018


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After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria

April 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has shown fans week after week why it is the No. 3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The team sits atop the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a record of 35-3 overall and a 25-3 record in conference. On top of an outstanding season, the team has broken...

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Katalina Santamaria

April 4, 2018


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Wendy Cardinali is the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for Chico State's softball team. Cardinali is a transfer student from Division I Fresno State who is in her junior year as a kinesiology major. Cardinali has been a big part of the successful Wildcat offense this season. She has 35 hits on...

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Katalina Santamaria

March 30, 2018


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The Chico State softball team continue to show their fans why they are the No.3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The Wildcats won both games of Thursday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills by mercy rule winning game one 9-1 and following that with a 14-2 victory in game two.The mercy rul...

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Katalina Santamaria

March 27, 2018


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The Chico State softball team continued their success in Turlock winning all five of their games over the three-day Tournament. The Wildcats are ranked the No.3 team in the nation and now improve to 31-3 on the year having now won six in a row including 12 of their last 13 games. The bats came alive...

Wildcats win by mercy rule in Tournament of Champions

Wildcats win by mercy rule in Tournament of Champions

Katalina Santamaria

March 25, 2018


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The Chico State softball team beat Montana State Saturday night 9-1 in the Tournament of Champions after a rain storm in Turlock limited the team to only one game on the day. Due to the rain changes were made to the schedule. The Wildcats were scheduled to play two games Saturday evening against Montana...

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


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After taking the first two games against UC San Diego Thursday, the Wildcats split the double header Friday, losing game one 10-2, and rebounding with a 9-6 win in game two. The game two win was a historic moment for Chico State Head Coach Angel Shamblin as she earned her 281st win since becoming ...

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