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Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Matthew Vislosky

April 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team split its doubleheader against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Saturday. Game 1 Sonoma State struck first in the bottom of the second inning when left fielder Keeley Ray singled through the shortstop, to bring in a run and give the Seawolves the lead 1-0. The...

‘Cats get swept in Friday night series

‘Cats get swept in Friday night series

James Groh

April 14, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

  Game 1   Sonoma State came out swinging to open up Friday afternoons double header. In the bottom of the first, the Seawolves drove in three runs off first year pitcher Haley Gilham. A two run single coupled with an error contributed to the early lead. The Wildcats had a hard...

Wildcats avoid sweep against UC San Diego

Wildcats avoid sweep against UC San Diego

Julie Ortega

April 7, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

On Saturday afternoon the Wildcats faced UC San Diego in a double header. The 'Cats went 1-1 losing the first game, 6-8 and bouncing back on the second game to win, 3-1. Game OneThe game went into the tenth inning, junior utility player Ashley Huff scored first for the Wildcats after Tritons freshman outfielder Kendall ...

First-year pitcher delivers stellar performance in March

First-year pitcher delivers stellar performance in March

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 7, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

When first-year pitcher Haley Gilham is not busy with school or trying to be a part of the K-9 police unit, she is on the mound showing opponents that she is the new sheriff in town. Gilham, a criminal justice major, has been untouchable lately. Since March 6, she has posted a 9-2 record, including a streak of ...

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

Dylan Wakefield

April 5, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team went toe-to-toe against the formidable UC San Diego Tritons Friday at University Softball Stadium. Game 1 The Wildcats and the Tritons dueled the length of seven standard-time innings sharing zero runs in the process. It wasn’t until the extra inning where UC San Diego sn...

‘Cats cruise in tournament

‘Cats cruise in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

March 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team continued play in the Tournament of Champions against Holy Names University and Montana State-Billings in Turlock, California on March 28 and won both games. vs. Holy Names UniversityThe Wildcats struck first when junior left fielder Ashley Huff scored off a Hawks error, ...

Cook steals her way into record books

Cook steals her way into record books

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 25, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

When junior outfielder Alli Cook came to Chico State as a first-year student, she said she wanted to leave her mark. And that's exactly what she did. On Feb. 28, against San Francisco State, Cook stole a base that would etch her name in the history books as the all-time stolen base leader in Chico State softball history. "I've...

‘Cats go 1-1 against Otters

‘Cats go 1-1 against Otters

Matthew Vislosky

March 24, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team dropped the first game against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 5-1, but answered back with a win of their own in the second game, 2-0.Game 1Chico State jumped on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the second. Senior second baseman Kelli Keefe tripled and senior sh...

‘Cats salvage frustrating 4-game series

‘Cats salvage frustrating 4-game series

Dylan Wakefield

March 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team comes out flustered but not completely frustrated after playing a four-game series away at Cal State San Bernardino. The ‘Cats were stumped in the first three games where they lost both games Friday and the Saturday opener. In the series finale, Chico State fou...

‘Cats lose doubleheader against Coyotes

‘Cats lose doubleheader against Coyotes

Breanna Barnard

March 15, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Chico State's softball team faced the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote, and came out with no wins in the doubleheader.Game 1The Coyotes defended their den strongly in the first game finishing with a score of 3-1. The 'Cats start of the first inning three up, three down leaving it onto the Coyotes to show how they will start the game off.Cats' began to experience the bad luck tha...

Wildcats sweep Cal State Stanislaus

Wildcats sweep Cal State Stanislaus

Dylan Wakefield

March 15, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team found success on the road in their doubleheader on Saturday against Cal State Stanislaus. Game 1 The Wildcats kicked off the top of the first inning scoring four runs. In the bottom of the first, the Warriors were able to respond, squeaking in two run...

‘Cats sweep Warriors with 15 runs

‘Cats sweep Warriors with 15 runs

James Groh

March 11, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State's women's softball team swept Cal State Stanislaus Friday Night. Game 1Chico State won their first of a double header in a nail biting finish. The ‘Cats escaped the Warriors' attack in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 3-2 win. The Warriors opened the scoring early in the second inn...

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