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Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference, the team managed a six-game win streak for the first time since 2011. The successful play of the Wi...

Women’s soccer team strives for win

Women’s soccer team strives for win

Cydney Nance

October 17, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Only two figures stand out to the Chico State women's soccer team: six and 10. The team suffered six consecutive losses after starting its conference, despite having an undefeated preseason. The lack of success has stumped the team's leaders, including senior midfielder Emily Shleppey. “Honestly,...

Women’s soccer team searches for road wins

Women’s soccer team searches for road wins

Jordan Jarrell

October 15, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team's goal of breaking out of the bottom three in their conference was shattered as they failed to score against Stanislaus State on Oct. 14.The team has struggled this season with a conference record of 2-7 and has racked up five losses on the road. The ’Cats six-game ...

Nuno leads men’s soccer team to first road win

Nuno leads men’s soccer team to first road win

Cydney Nance

October 14, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State men's soccer team's offense consisted only of senior forward Omar Nuno, as he scored both goals in the game against Stanislaus State Oct. 14. Nuno shot three times with two shots on goal in the game and connected on his first shot at the 27-minute mark. Nuno's goal gave the team a 1-0 le...

NCAA foggy on concussion policies

NCAA foggy on concussion policies

Cydney Nance

October 13, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Soccer, Sports

Editor’s note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of athletics concerning programs at Chico State. Concussions aren't limited to football, and they don't usually stop at one. Athletes are 41 percent more likely to have another concussion after their first, according to a study done by Cedarv...

Volleyball team finds success early

Volleyball team finds success early

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team opened up their season with an impressive 6-3 record and has expanded upon it by going 2-0 in the CCAA. The 'Cats owe their success primarily to the lethal combination of their junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano, and their senior setter Torey Thompson. Mediano...

Women’s soccer team searches for a win

Women’s soccer team searches for a win

Gabriel Moreno

September 25, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on Sept. 24, and lost 0-1.The loss brings the 'Cats losing streak to three, and their overall record to 4-3-1. Chico State went undefeated in their preseason, but have yet to pick up a win since the start of their conferenc...

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After an undefeated preseason, the women's soccer team has struggled in the CCAA with a 0-2 record.Last season, the team went 8-3-1 during their league play and started out the year with a worse preseason record.Part of the current losing streak is the 'Cats extended road trip, as they have their first...

Women’s soccer 0-2 in the CCAA

Women’s soccer 0-2 in the CCAA

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Sept. 18 on the Otters home field and lost their second CCAA game 0-1.The loss brings the 'Cats overall record to 4-2-1 and is the second game that Chico State has lost since starting their league play.The Wildcats were do...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

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