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

3 students train for the heptathlon

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...

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

‘Cats kick off spring track and field season

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...

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

Barnett named CCAA Female Scholar-Athlete of Year

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...

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