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Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State East Bay in three sets

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State East Bay in three sets

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team won three straight sets against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers to take the match on Sept. 27. The win marked the team's 13th win of the season, and fifth in CCAA conference play. Set 1 - The first set was close throughout with six ties. The teams tied at eight, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 19. The 'Cats pulled ...

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Julie Ortega

September 28, 2015


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After Friday night's loss against Sonoma State, the Wildcats were able to find success defeating Humboldt State 3-2 on Saturday, Sept. 26. The Wildcats got the victory with set scores of: 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-12. The key for the 'Cats yet again was sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano, who ended the night ...

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Nick Reddy

September 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The first Friday home match for women’s volleyball fans ended in a disappointing fashion as the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association and NCAA West Region champion, Sonoma State, dropping three straight sets by more than four points each frame.Perhaps some nervous jitters were present for the host ‘Cats in th...

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 24, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It was a Tuesday night thriller for the Chico State women's volleyball team as it racked up its 11th win of the season, and third in conference play, with a 3-2 set win over the San Francisco State Gators. Set one: The first set of the match was close. Both teams were tied at six, and then again at 15. The...

Women’s volleyball takes down Cal State Dominguez Hills

Women’s volleyball takes down Cal State Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats traveled down to Southern California to face off against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, winning in four sets to improve to 10-2 overall and 2-0 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings. Led by setter Torey Thompson’s 51 assists, the ‘Cats got a solid s...

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Jason Spies

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats' great start to the 2015 season sputtered in Los Angeles as they were swept by the Golden Eagles in three sets. Sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano led Chico with 12 kills while junior setter Torey Thompson had a team high of 33 assists. Even with great play from both 'Cats, the ...

Killer ‘Cat: Sophomore hitter Mediano to have breakout season

Killer ‘Cat: Sophomore hitter Mediano to have breakout season

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

When sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano was growing up, she idolized her older cousins. Whatever they did, naturally she wanted to try. Her cousins twirled batons, so she twirled a baton. Her cousins played volleyball, so she played volleyball. However, volleyball was where Mediano found her passi...

Hein hits milestone, squad begins conference play

Hein hits milestone, squad begins conference play

Nick Reddy

September 20, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Cody Hein might say that he and the Chico State women’s volleyball team have their sights set on a postseason appearance, and while that may be true, its hard to deny that the Wildcats' sizzling hot start to the season has been a positive sign. The ‘Cats won their first eight matches of the 2015 season behind five three-set sweeps. They onl...

Chico State women’s volleyball wins first game of CCAA play

Chico State women’s volleyball wins first game of CCAA play

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After losing two games last week, the Chico State women's volleyball team rebounded to sweep the Cal State East Bay Pioneers in three sets to win their home opener and first CCAA conference match. The team improves to 9-2 on the season and are now 1-0 in CCAA play. Set 1: The game started off back and forth, unti...

Volleyball drops 2 in doubleheader for first losses of the season

Volleyball drops 2 in doubleheader for first losses of the season

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats lost both games on Friday's doubleheader at the Western Oregon Invitational. They suffered their first loss of the season to the Concordia University Cavaliers in the morning 2-3 and lost again to the University of Wisconsin 2-3 in the later game.The 'Cats are now 8-2 for the season. Game 1: ...

‘Cats advance to 6-0

‘Cats advance to 6-0

Jason Spies

September 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team went 2-0 on Monday with a clean sweep of both Simpson University and William Jessup University. The two victories gave head coach Cody Hein his 200th career win making him the most successful coach in Chico State volleyball history. The two wins advanced their reco...

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Nick Reddy

September 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Playing back-to-back doubleheaders is an arduous task, especially during the first two days of the season. Cody Hein, women's volleyball head coach, and his squad were up for the challenge, racking up four wins in four games to open the 2015 season at the Route 92 Showdown in Belmont on Saturday.The ‘Cats handed ...

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