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Lesovsky provides consistency behind the plate

Lesovsky provides consistency behind the plate

Gabriella Bermudez

April 6, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team hit the ground running this season, with a conference record of 17-9 and an overall record of 20-10. Although all eyes may be on the pitching, we also need to acknowledge the force behind the plate.Say hello to Brynn LesovskySenior catcher Brynn Lesovsky has been behind...

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Gabriella Bermudez

April 5, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team won all six games at the Tournament of Champions this weekend. The final game resulted in a mercy victory against the University of Hawaii at Hilo, with a final score of 8-0 after the fifth inning on April 3, in Turlock.The win extends the Wildcats' away record to 12-4 w...

Softball coach earns 200th victory at tournament

Softball coach earns 200th victory at tournament

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 5, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Softball head coach Angel Shamblin earned her 200th career victory in a 4-1 win over the Academy of Art on Saturday, April 2, at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock. Taking over as head coach in 2009, she has transformed a Wildcat softball team that finished near the bottom of the CCAA, to a consistent...

‘Cats beat Chaminade 7-1 behind Langeloh

‘Cats beat Chaminade 7-1 behind Langeloh

Carlos Islas

April 5, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

In another strong pitcher performance, senior Brooke Langeloh once again led the way as the Chico State softball team beat Chaminade 7-1 in the second day of the Tournament of Champions on Saturday, April 2, in Turlock. With the win the Wildcats improve their overall record to 23-10. Much like her perform...

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...

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