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Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

Nick Reddy

November 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The roller coaster ride known as the 2014 Chico State women’s volleyball team's season ended this past weekend. The squad was swept by the California Collegiate Athletic Association's regular season champion Sonoma State on Friday, but turned right around to claw out a five-set victory on Senior N...

Women’s volleyball team sends off seniors with victory

Women’s volleyball team sends off seniors with victory

Nick Reddy

November 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Chico State 3, San Francisco 2Scores: 26-24, 22-25, 25-19, 20-25, and 15-13Kills: Olivia Mediano (22); Kristyn Casalino (12)Assists: Torey Thompson (59)Digs: Torey Thompson (20); Emily Duran (25)[/box]Despite being swept by California Collegiate Athletic Association regular season champion Sonoma Sta...

Volleyball team falls to CCAA-leader Sonoma State

Volleyball team falls to CCAA-leader Sonoma State

Samuel Wolfson

November 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Sonoma State 3, Chico State 1Scores: 32-30, 25-16, 25-12Assists: Torey Thompson (32)Digs: Emily Duran (25); Torey Thompson (15)[/box]After a close first game single set that went into a 32-30 loss, the Chico State volleyball team was shut out at home Friday against Sonoma State in three sets. H...

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy

November 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Chico State 3, Cal State Dominguez Hills 0Scores: 25-12, 25-12, 25-19.Kills: Olivia Mediano (15); Kristyn Casalino (13).Assists: Torey Thompson (41).Digs: Emily Duran (14)[/box]The Chico State women’s volleyball team has alternated winning and losing their past eight matches. After a loss Frid...

Women’s volleyball team beats Warriors

Women’s volleyball team beats Warriors

Ryan Grady

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Chico State 3, Cal State Stanislaus 1Assists: Torey Thompson (48)Kills: Ellie Larronde (17)Digs: Emily Duran (20).[/box]The Chico State volleyball team steamrolled Cal State Stanislaus in four sets Tuesday night in Acker gym. The 'Cats came out with a strong tempo starting off the first set by scoring the first 10 points to a Warriors 4. The second set...

Women’s volleyball team wins in four sets

Women’s volleyball team wins in four sets

Emerson Keenan

October 31, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Chico State 3, Humboldt State 1Scores: 25-17, 18-25, 28-26, 25-23Kills: Ellie Larronde 17, Lindsay Quigley 11Assists: Torey Thompson (39)Digs: Emily Duran (27)[/box]The Chico State women's volleyball team came out Friday playing aggressive, beating a talented Humboldt State team in four sets at Acker Gym...

Women’s volleyball team falls in five sets to Cal Poly Pomona

Women’s volleyball team falls in five sets to Cal Poly Pomona

Nick Reddy

October 19, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Cal Poly Pomona 3, Chico State 2Scores: 21-25, 25-15, 25-14, 19-25, 12-15Kills: Ellie Larronde (15); Lindsay Quigley (12); Kristyn Casalino (11)Digs: Ellie Larronde (13); Olivia Mediano (21)Assists: Torey Thompson (51).[/box]On a raucous night in Acker Gym, the Chico State women’s volleyball te...

New president to lead women’s volleyball club

New president to lead women’s volleyball club

Nick Reddy

October 18, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

First-year presidents of any organization, be it a country, company or club, have their work cut out for them. Cat Williford, a junior history major, is taking over the top-tier position for the Chico State women’s club volleyball team this year. The outside hitter is one of six returning players for the comp...

Duran notches career milestone with 1,000th dig

Duran notches career milestone with 1,000th dig

Ryan Grady

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It's Emily Duran's senior year and she is finding herself in the record books at Chico State. Having reached 1,108 career digs during her 'Cat career, Duran has reached a milestone that only five players in the history of Chico State have ever obtained.Pretty impressive considering that Duran only ha...

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Nick Reddy

October 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Year after year, as players come and go, the Chico State volleyball team’s best offensive set has remained the same. Whenever an easy-to-receive ball floats over the net, it’s a safe bet for opponents to expect the ’Cats go-to attack, the “slide.” The bang-bang play involves a quick ba...

Seawolves slam Wildcats in four sets

Seawolves slam Wildcats in four sets

Nick Reddy

October 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Sonoma State 3, Chico State 1 Scores: 10-25, 22-25, 27-25, 21-25Kills: Ellie Larronde (17); Lindsay Quigley (12).Digs: Shannon Cotton (17)Assists: Torey Thompson (39).[/box]Hoping to salvage a split on their weekend foray to the Bay Area, the Chico State women’s volleyball team came up short a...

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

benjamin marquez

October 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Shannon Boling is on a killing spree.The 5 feet 10 inches junior outside hitter for the Chico State women's volleyball team has moved into a vital role this year. Boling's aggressive play has helped her achieve 153 kills through the first 13 games of the season to lead the team.Growing up in Walnut Creek, Bolin...

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