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Volleyball team finds success early

Volleyball team finds success early

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team opened up their season with an impressive 6-3 record and has expanded upon it by going 2-0 in the CCAA. The 'Cats owe their success primarily to the lethal combination of their junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano, and their senior setter Torey Thompson. Mediano...

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

The ‘Cats lose first conference game of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State Women's Volleyball team suffered their first loss since starting their conference, after falling short 1-3 against the Humboldt State Jacks on Sept.24th.The loss gives Chico State an overall record of 8-4, and a conference record of 2-1. The 'Cats previously held a win streak of four, ...

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Third sweep gives Volleyball the win

Third sweep gives Volleyball the win

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Sept. 17 on the 'Cats home court and won in three sets. The win brings the 'Cats overall record to 8-3, and their CCAA record to 2-0. Chico State has swept their opponents in three consecutive games, and six times thi...

Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Mediano leads volleyball to first CCAA win

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team took on the Cal State East Bay Pioneers on the 'Cats home court in their first game of the CCAA on Sept. 16. Chico State swept the Pioneers 3-0, to bring their season record to 7-3 and their win streak to three. Cal State East Bay scored the first two points of...

The ‘Cats close out the Warriors

The ‘Cats close out the Warriors

Gabriel Moreno

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State won 3-0 against the William Jessup University Warriors on Sept. 12 at the 'Cats home field.The Wildcat's overall season record extends to 6-3 with their recent win, as they finish their preseason and enter CCAA contention.The 'Cats took an early lead of 12-1 off of three service aces by ...

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Chico wins final round of DII west volleyball showcase

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Chico State closed out the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 10, with a 3-2 win against the Hawaii Pacific Sharks. The win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 5-3.The Sharks were able to take the first point in the first set, but Chico State quickly tied with a kill by junior...

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Volleyball faces back-to-back losses

Kenta Mcafee

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team competed in the second and third rounds of the Division II West Region Volleyball Showcase on Sept. 9 but lost 0-3 in both games.The losses snap the 'Cats four-game win streak and brings their overall season record to 4-3. Chico State had not previously faced a...

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Gabriel Moreno

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team swept the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks on Sept. 8 in the first round of the NCAA DII West Region Volleyball Showcase.The game brings the 'Cats win streak to fours and extends their overall season record to 4-1.An early service ace and a kill by ju...

Volleyball ends Route 92 Showdown with a win

Volleyball ends Route 92 Showdown with a win

Kenta Mcafee

September 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After starting out their season with a loss, the Chico State women's volleyball team was able to secure a three game win streak. They beat the Academy of Arts University in the second game of a double header 3-0 on Sept. 3.The win gives Chico State a 3-1 overall season record, and closes out the Route...

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Volleyball wins 3-1 against Notre Dame

Gabriel Moreno

September 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team won 3-1 against the Notre Dame Argonauts on Sept. 3 in the Route 92 Showdown, and extended their overall record to 2-1.The Argonauts scored the first point of the set, but couldn't gain a significant lead. Notre Dame took control at the end of the first set, beca...

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