The Orion

3 students train for the heptathlon

First-year Olivia Abbott winds up to launch the shot put during practice. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

Danielle Pubill

April 27, 2016

The heptathlon is seven events over the course of two days in track and field. The hard work, dedication and team support are critical factors. Junior Brooke Whitburn, sophomore Melanie O'Brien and first-year Olivia Abbott all strive together to reach their goals and to compete at their best.Many athletes ...

‘Cats kick off spring track and field season

Julie Finn, junior on Chico State’s cross-country and track and field teams, sets up to practice for the 1500-meter event. Photo credit: Zach Aucella

Breanna Barnard

March 7, 2015

From Thursday to Friday, Chico State men's and women's track and field teams took part in the 30th annual Chico Multi Classic meet.Heptathletes and decathletes from the team started the season with great performances in multiple events in the two day event.Thursday kicked off the beginning of the Chico Multi Classic meet.S...

Barnett named CCAA Female Scholar-Athlete of Year

Former track and field athlete Kasey Barnett was named Chico State's female athlete of the year, as well as the California Collegiate Athletic Association Female-Scholar Athlete of the Year. Photo credit: Maisee Lee

Jose Olivar

September 10, 2014

Former Chico State track and field standout Kasey Barnett proved this summer that athletes can excel not only at sport, but in the classroom as well. Following her impressive run last season filled with athletic awards and record-breaking performances, Barnett was named Chico State's Female Athlete of the Year. On top of that, she added the California Collegiate Athletic Association Fe...

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