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Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Chico State pitcher Haley Gilham has been named CCAA conference pitcher of the week five times this season, 11 times in her career and will be heading to Neatherlands following graduation. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Justin Couchot

April 11, 2018

After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Softball team dominates conference honors

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

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' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook were selected by the league’s coaches to complete the list...

Softball loses CCAA title match

First-year Rachel DeHart winds up before an inning as junior Cailin Garmon waits at shortstop in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Patrick Pace

May 3, 2016

The Chico State softball team fell to the UC San Diego Tritons in the final game of the CCAA Championship Tournament, 2-5, on May 1 in Stockton. Though they had previously beaten UC San Diego in three of their four games during the regular season, the Wildcats were not able to figure the team out...

Wildcats take second game in opening weekend doubleheader

Junior Cailin Garmon leans toward first base during her at bat in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016

In the second game of the first doubleheader on Friday, April 8, the Wildcats kept their winning streak going against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 10-2. With two runs in the bottom of the first inning, junior Cyrena Taylor singled home seniors Desiree Gonzalez and Brynn Lesovsky. In the second,...

Langeloh fans 10 in win

Senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh launches a pitch in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Gabriella Bermudez

April 11, 2016

The Chico State softball team won the first half of a doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 9-1 after only six innings at home on April 8. The win puts the 'Cats at a conference record of 19-9 with an overall record of 28-10 for the 2016 season.The first game was pitched by senior Brooke...

Lesovsky provides consistency behind the plate

Senior catcher Brynn Lesovsky launches the ball off her bat during a game. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Gabriella Bermudez

April 6, 2016

The Chico State softball team hit the ground running this season, with a conference record of 17-9 and an overall record of 20-10. Although all eyes may be on the pitching, we also need to acknowledge the force behind the plate.Say hello to Brynn LesovskySenior catcher Brynn Lesovsky has been behind...

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Junior utility player Cailin Garmon awaits the ball at shortstop. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

March 27, 2016

Senior catcher Brynn Lesovsky hit the second home run of her softball season, driving in three runs and winning the third game of the away series 4-2 against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. Chico State split the first two games on Friday, but took the lead 2-1 in the four-game series with the win...

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

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

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 3-0 win, the second game was a loss for the 'Cats with a score of 1-2. In the first game, Chico State...

Softball team’s grand slam not enough as they lose game one of the double header

Senior Brynn Lesovsky swings at the ball during the game against Dominican University on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Jason Spies

February 17, 2016

In a game where Chico State trailed by four runs to the Sonoma State Seawolves, they fought their way back to tie the game at 5-5, but still fell short losing 6-5 in the first game of a double header on Feb. 13. The loss brought them down to just one game above 500 with a record of 4-3 and a confe...

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

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

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 the first, and then 6-1 in the final game.The wins brings the ‘Cats to an overall record of 3-1 in...

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Senior outfielder Emily McEnaney batting against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 12. Photo credit: George Johnston

Matthew Vislosky

April 16, 2015

The Chico State softball team split its doubleheader against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Saturday. Game 1 Sonoma State struck first in the bottom of the second inning when left fielder Keeley Ray singled through the shortstop, to bring in a run and give the Seawolves the lead 1-0. The...

Wildcat catchers display good grip on game

Jake Bailey, a senior kinesiology major, opens his glove, waiting to receive a pitch during Saturday's second game of the double header against CSU East Bay. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Nicholas Woodard

April 8, 2014

Behind the strong pitching staffs of the baseball and softball teams at Chico State is a select group. It's a group that works hard to frame strikes, dig out sliders and nail base-stealers. Catchers. The Wildcat catchers are not only receivers for a pair of league-leading staffs, but they also display the physical and ment...

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