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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


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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 ...

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


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The Chico State women’s softball team won both games of its double header Thursday night, shutting out UC San Diego 2-0 in game one, and following that with 6-0 victory in game two.With the wins, the Wildcats maintain their No. 1 ranking in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, as well as thei...

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Justin Couchot

March 11, 2018


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Entering the final two games of the series Saturday against Cal State Monterey Bay, the Chico State softball team needed just one home run to tie the record for most home runs as a team in a single season.The Wildcats didn't wait long. In the third inning of game one, Ari Marsh went deep for her secon...

Following Gilham’s no no, Wildcats offense provides the boost in game two

Following Gilham’s no no, Wildcats offense provides the boost in game two

Noah Enns

March 9, 2018


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The Chico State softball team took both games of the doubleheader against Cal State Monterey Bay Friday. The Wildcats took game one by a score of a 4-0 behind Haley Gilham's first career no-hitter and game two by a score of 6-5.The no-hitter put Gilham's record at 10-1 and six shutouts on the season. ...

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Justin Couchot

March 9, 2018


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As if six complete-game shutouts and two one hitters on the year weren't enough, Chico State softball pitcher Haley Gilham topped that Friday, tossing her first career no-hitter as a Wildcat in the 4-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay. Despite pitching a miraculous game for the Wildcats, not allowing a ...

‘Go green’ motto motivates Chico State softball to aim for the fences

‘Go green’ motto motivates Chico State softball to aim for the fences

Katalina Santamaria

March 7, 2018


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“We’re ready to bring the fire,” said Kristin Worley, a sophomore outfielder, just after the Chico State softball team won their first five games of the season. The team is now 18-1 on the season with a national ranking reaching as high as No. 7 in Division II softball from the National Fastpitch...

Stanislaus State snaps Chico’s win streak; Wildcats fight to even series at 2-2

Stanislaus State snaps Chico’s win streak; Wildcats fight to even series at 2-2

Katalina Santamaria

March 5, 2018


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Chico State softball broke even with Stanislaus State Monday in double header where the Wildcats would win game one 9-5 and fall to the Warriors in game two 4-1. In game one of the double header the Chico was dominant at bat. Kristin Worley and Ari Marsh had two hits and a stolen base each and the...

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