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Brooke Larsen follows through a hard swing against Cal State East Bay.

Wildcats sweep the Pioneers in opening doubleheader

Alex Martin and // March 2, 2020

The Wildcats opened up a big series at home with a doubleheader against the California State East Bay Pioneers on Feb. 28. Winning both, Chico State extended their win streak to seven. Brooke Larsen...

Senior Alli Cook looks down after bunting a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Softball team dominates conference honors

Anna Baytosh // May 13, 2016

Chico State softball dominated the CCAA in All-Conference honors with six total honorable mention players. Three of the 15 first-team picks were senior Wildcats. Catcher Brynn Lesovsky, infielder Desiree'...

The Chico State softball team talk between innings in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Softball chants bring unity

Esther Briggs // May 6, 2016

As the Chico State softball team fights in the NCAA Division II tournament, one thing that keeps the team strong is the chants the players use throughout the game. The chants have come from all over, and...

Sophomore Haley Gilham winds up to throw a pitch in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills on April 8. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Softball team full steam ahead toward the postseason

Anna Baytosh // April 11, 2016

The Chico State softball team is still bringing the heat with three weeks left until postseason.Wildcat softball is currently ranked second in the CCAA with a conference record of 17-9 and an overall record...

First-year Ari Marsh bunts the ball down the third baseline. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

‘Cats build on winning streak in Turlock

Patrick Pace // April 6, 2016

Senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh had 14 strikeouts in a complete game as the Chico State softball team cruised to a win in its first game of the day against the Holy Names Hawks on Sunday, April 3. The game...

Junior Sarah Galviz waits for the play in the outfield. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Gabriella Bermudez // April 5, 2016

The Chico State softball team won all six games at the Tournament of Champions this weekend. The final game resulted in a mercy victory against the University of Hawaii at Hilo, with a final score of 8-0...

Junior Cyrena Taylor catches the ball during the game against Monterey Bay on Feb. 20. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Esther Briggs // March 8, 2016

The Chico State softball team didn’t just beat the rain in the doubleheader against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on March 4.The Wildcats offense was the star of this game, taking 19 hits from...

Senior Desiree Gonzalez prepares to run to third base during the game against Monterey Bay on Feb. 20.

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

Danielle Pubill // February 29, 2016

On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Wildcats went on the road to face the UC San Diego Tritons in a doubleheader. Although they only won one of the two games, both were close. While the first game resulted in a...

Senior Alli Cook swings at the ball during practice on Jan. 27. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Senior softball pair hold school records

Patrick Pace // February 9, 2016

This season the softball team hopes to go even further in the postseason than last year with the help of seniors first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook. Gonzalez started playing softball...

Junior Cailin Garmon swings at the ball during the game against Dominican University on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Anna Baytosh // February 8, 2016

The Wildcat softball team achieved its second and third win of the spring against the Dominican University Penguins, on Sunday, Feb. 7. Chico State defeated the Penguins at home with a score of 5-3 in...

Junior Cailin Garmon pitches the ball during practice on Jan. 27. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Softball team splits double header to open season

Patrick Pace // February 8, 2016

After losing its first game of the season 3-2, the softball team finished the second half of a doubleheader with a dominant 14-1 victory against the Academy of Art Knights on Feb. 6, at home. The split...

Senior infielder Emily McEnaney batting against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb 12. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats sweep Toros

Matthew Vislosky // May 1, 2015

Chico State women's softball team took on Cal State Dominguez Hills in a doubleheader on Saturday and like the one on Friday, they came away with two wins. Game 1The Wildcats struck first in the top of...

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