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Pitching lifts softball over Hawaii Pacific

Pitching lifts softball over Hawaii Pacific

Kenta Mcafee

April 4, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Phenomenal pitching lifted the Chico State softball team to a 6-3 win over Hawaii Pacific on April 1, in the second game of the State Tournament of Champions, in Turlock.The win extends the Wildcats' win streak to four and their overall record to 22-10. They have improved their conference record to 17-9 a...

Strong pitching leads ‘Cats over Notre Dame de Namur

Strong pitching leads ‘Cats over Notre Dame de Namur

Carlos Islas

April 4, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Led by starting senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh, the Chico State softball team beat Notre Dame de Namur University 2-1 in the Tournament of Champions on Friday, April 1, in Turlock. The win improves the Wildcats' record to 21-10 and 17-9 in conference play. Langeloh once again put in a strong pitchin...

‘Cats complete doubleheader sweep

‘Cats complete doubleheader sweep

Danielle Pubill

March 28, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team finished a doubleheader sweep against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, winning the second game 6-5. The second game was pitched by sophomore Haley Gilham. She pitched five and a third innings to keep Chico State in the lead.Gilham's pitching held the Warriors to five runs dur...

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Anna Baytosh

March 27, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior catcher Brynn Lesovsky hit the second home run of her softball season, driving in three runs and winning the third game of the away series 4-2 against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. Chico State split the first two games on Friday, but took the lead 2-1 in the four-game series with the win...

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Kenta Mcafee

March 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State rallied behind first-year outfielder Megan Bowley's grand slam, winning the first game of the doubleheader at Cal State Stanislaus, 6-3 on March 25. The win brings the 'Cats overall record to 18-9 and their conference record to 15-8. The home run is Bowley's first of the year and brings...

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Esther Briggs

March 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team didn’t just beat the rain in the doubleheader against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on March 4.The Wildcats offense was the star of this game, taking 19 hits from the combined effort of first-year Ari Marsh, senior Alli Cook and junior Cyrena Taylor, collecting thre...

Senior pitcher achieves childhood dream

Senior pitcher achieves childhood dream

Danielle Pubill

March 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Before senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh became the ace of the Chico State softball team, she started out like most athletes do, just a kid with a dream. "I love telling this story," Langeloh said when asked about the beginning of her love for softball. It all started with watching her dad play slow-pitch...

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

Danielle Pubill

February 29, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Wildcats went on the road to face the UC San Diego Tritons in a doubleheader. Although they only won one of the two games, both were close. While the first game resulted in a 3-0 win, the second game was a loss for the 'Cats with a score of 1-2. In the first game, Chico State...

First-year softball player makes big impact

First-year softball player makes big impact

Anna Baytosh

February 29, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

First-year student Ari Marsh is a force to be reckoned with on the Chico State softball field. This outfielder is making an impact early in her Wildcat athletic career.Marsh has played in every softball game this season with a batting average of .353 and an on-base percentage of .371. With five runs...

Softball team sweeps UC San Diego in doubleheader

Softball team sweeps UC San Diego in doubleheader

Carlos Islas and Lindsay Pincus

February 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team brought its brooms to sweep the 17th ranked UC San Diego Tritons on the road in the first of four games on Friday, Feb. 26. The Wildcats held the conference’s top-hitting team to just five hits on the day as they beat the Tritons 4-1 and 2-1. With strong performances...

Gonzalez shines as softball team splits double header

Gonzalez shines as softball team splits double header

Jason Spies

February 23, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Chico State senior first base Desiree’ Gonzalez had a monster day going 4-5 with two RBIs, she reached base seven times and hit a home run as the Wildcats split the double header against Cal State Monterey Bay Feb. 21 at University Softball Field. Gonzalez, Chico State’s all-time home ...

Softball team loses second game against Monterey Bay

Softball team loses second game against Monterey Bay

George Johnston

February 22, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

It was a game of pop flies and zero home runs, but the Chico State softball team fell 4-10 to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Saturday, Feb. 20 at home.The Wildcats began the game strong. In the first inning alone, the Wildcats scored a commanding three runs on Cal State Monterey Bay. Things lo...

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