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Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Women’s golf falls short of playoffs, prepares for next season

Matthew Vislosky

May 10, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team was looking to make it to two NCAA Super Regionals in two years, but fell short after losing to Sonoma State. The Wildcats couldn't crack the 36-team bracket that is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals, but the season ushered in many positives, said Nick Green, head coach. "We shot o...

Wildcat blasts into record books as home run leader

Wildcat blasts into record books as home run leader

Matthew Vislosky

May 6, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coming into the 2015 season, junior first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez was at a total of 16 home runs in her Wildcat career. She earned a spot in the record books after blasting two more in the softball team's final regular season game. She tied the existing mark at 20 in late March and in the Wil...

Wildcats sweep Toros

Wildcats sweep Toros

Matthew Vislosky

May 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

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 the first when junior center fielder Alli Cook scored off a walk to junior Brynn Lesovsky, which gave the '...

Power hitter a rock for Wildcats in difficult season

Power hitter a rock for Wildcats in difficult season

Matthew Vislosky

April 29, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Senior third baseman Dylan Garcia has made the best out of an otherwise disappointing season for the Chico State baseball team. Garcia has been playing baseball since he was 5 years old. Influenced by a family who loved the game, his childhood revolved around baseball. "I was always watching i...

‘Cats take 2nd place as tournament host

‘Cats take 2nd place as tournament host

Matthew Vislosky

April 23, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team hosted the Interwest Wildcat Invitational and came away with a second place finish in a four-team field. Only three other teams showed up for the tournament, Sonoma State, CSU Monterey Bay and CSU East Bay. Junior Bianca Armanini finished in second place wit...

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

Matthew Vislosky

April 22, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State men's baseball team took on San Francisco State University in a doubleheader on Saturday after a tough loss the night before.The team won both games in the doubleheader which extended their record to 17-21 on the season.Game 1The Wildcats struck first in the top of the second, when junior catcher Cody Bistline singled to center field...

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Wildcat golfers drive toward glory in upcoming championship

Matthew Vislosky

April 19, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Ranked fifth in the nation โ€” check. Second in the west region โ€” check. Seventeen straight top-five finishes โ€” check. Since the 2009-2010 season, the Wildcats have produced top-five finishes in 59 of 69 tournaments, and head coach T.L. Brown credits recruiting as one of the keys to ...

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Matthew Vislosky

April 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

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...

Women’s golf finishes 17th in tournament

Women’s golf finishes 17th in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

April 10, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team struggled to put up good scores in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational at the Rohnert Park Foxtail Golf Club on April 6 and 7.The team finished 17th out of the 20 teams who competed.Junior Dani O'Keefe led the 'Cats with a total score of 163, 82 in round one and 81 in round t...

Ultimate Frisbee team sets sights on gliding into championship

Ultimate Frisbee team sets sights on gliding into championship

Matthew Vislosky

April 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

With only a couple tournaments left, Chico State's Ultimate Frisbee team is looking to keep the strong play up and soar into the National Championships. The Wildcats have played in four tournaments this season, three of which have been sanctioned, counting toward the team's regular season record. The team has placed in the top t...

‘Cats find success in Mustang Intercollegiate

‘Cats find success in Mustang Intercollegiate

Matthew Vislosky

April 5, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team posted an eighth place finish with two Wildcats breaching the top 20 in The Western New Mexico Mustang Intercollegiate on April 3 and April 4. Sophomore Abbey McGrew ended the tournament tied for seventh place with a total score of 150. She posted a score of 75 on both days. She finished the tour...

‘Cats cruise in tournament

‘Cats cruise in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

March 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team continued play in the Tournament of Champions against Holy Names University and Montana State-Billings in Turlock, California on March 28 and won both games. vs. Holy Names UniversityThe Wildcats struck first when junior left fielder Ashley Huff scored off a Hawks error, ...

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