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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...

Volleyball team loses in five sets to Golden Eagles

Nick Reddy

October 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

On a night when the San Francisco Giants won an 18-inning drama, the Chico State women’s volleyball team played one of their own. Taking on a strong Cal State L.A. squad that came into Acker Gym on a four match winning streak, the Wildcats dropped two sets then stormed back to win the next tw...

Volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

benjamin marquez

October 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team displayed pure team synergy at Acker Gym Friday sweeping Cal State Dominguez Hills 3-0. The Wildcats won by scores of 25-16, 25-15, 25-14.In the first set, the 'Cats came out aggressive and attentive on defense, protecting home court in front of a rowdy red crowd. The Wildcats won the ...

Wildcat volleyball overwhelms Warriors

Wildcat volleyball overwhelms Warriors

Nick Reddy

October 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Any volleyball match that takes less than 90 minutes is usually a sign of a mismatch. That was the case Tuesday night in Turlock, as the Chico State women’s volleyball team quickly dispatched the CSU Stanislaus Warriors 25-22, 25-14, and 25-20.The sweep moves the bumps the Wildcats to the positive side of .500 to 6-5 overall and 4-3 in...

Wildcat volleyball team stumbles against Humboldt State

Wildcat volleyball team stumbles against Humboldt State

Nick Reddy

September 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Traveling from San Bernardino to Arcata is one of the longest distance California Collegiate Athletic Association teams can cover. The Chico State women’s volleyball squad made that trip and came out fast to seize the first set, then faltered three times, giving the Humboldt State Lumberjacks a victory. The Wildcats lost 29-27, 20-25, 18-2...

Women’s volleyball team edges Monterey Bay

Women’s volleyball team edges Monterey Bay

Nick Reddy

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Whenever the Chico State volleyball team and the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters battle, it’s going to be a good fight. Eight of the last 10 meetings between the teams have gone to five sets. This one was a bit shorter, and the ‘Cats came out on top. Chico bested Monterey Bay 25-13, 25-19, 24-26, and 25-14.In a m...

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