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Wildcat of the Year nominee: Alex Molina

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Alex Molina

Angelo Boscacci

December 3, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Starting pitcher Alex Molina did her best Babe Ruth impression. She pitched and hit the ball through rain or shine. Because of her accomplishments on the mound and at the plate, the former Chico State softball player has been nominated for the 2014 Wildcat of the Year."I had great hitting coaches growing up and I've always stuck ...

Softball team reflects on season’s end

Angelo Boscacci

May 5, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The season ended for the Chico State softball team with a 24-26 overall record and a 17-19 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team didn't make the playoffs, but memories were made along the way. The highlights on offense were sophomores Alli Cook, Amanda Cordeiro and Desiree' Gonzalez. Cordeiro finished the season w...

Wildcats come up short against Sonoma State

Wildcats come up short against Sonoma State

Emerson Keenan

April 20, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team had a tough time hitting against one of the best pitchers in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Sonoma State's Amanda Llorena. Only one Wildcat was able to scratch the plate, losing both games of the twin bill to the Seawolves 4-0 and 9-1. The Wildcats held a ...

Softball team pays tribute on Senior Day

Softball team pays tribute on Senior Day

Emerson Keenan

April 20, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Every college sports career comes to an end at some point. For seniors Alex Molina, Kayla Barber and Scotie Walker, that time is nearing. On Saturday they competed in their last home game for Senior Day. With their parents on the field, the three seniors were commemorated before the game to loud cheers and a big crowd.Parents...

Wildcats break Otters 19-game win streak

Wildcats break Otters 19-game win streak

Emerson Keenan

April 13, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcats softball team held its own against the No. 4 Cal State Monterey Bay Otters splitting the two-game series by winning 5-3 and losing 3-2 in the doubleheader on Saturday, as well as not losing ground on fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings. First baseman Desiree...

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Emerson Keenan

March 25, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior pitcher Alex Molina stepped into the batter’s box with the bases loaded. Humboldt State is holding on to a 5-2 lead and with a swing of the bat, Molina sends a grand slam over the fence giving the 'Cats a 6-5 lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 8-7 March 2. Not only did Molina hit the...

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Emerson Keenan

March 9, 2014


Filed under Softball

A fierce two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game of Saturday's twin bill gives the Wildcats a dramatic win and the series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. "It really shows the heart of our team and that we can put together good at-bats," coach Angel Sha...

Tough Saturday for ’Cats softball

Tough Saturday for ’Cats softball

Angelo Boscacci

March 2, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State softball team were on the wrong end of a doubleheader Saturday in Humboldt as it lost game one 2-1 and game two 6-4. Game one started off with the Wildcats scoring first. Sophomore outfielder Alli Cook singled in the first inning that scored in Sammi Ridgway. The Cats' lead 1-0 but that didn't last...

New season is a fresh start for softball

New season is a fresh start for softball

Angelo Boscacci

January 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

Last season's Chico State softball team sported an overall record of 24-24, going 14-6 at home and 8-10 on the road. But that doesn't tell the whole story. That team lost 11 seniors and added eight freshmen. Most of those freshmen started. "We were very young, but we got one win out of the ...

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