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Dakota Ochoa teeing off during a tournament last season. Photo courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Dakota Ochoa: an emerging golf star for the Wildcats

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // February 22, 2021

As many athletes are eager to get back to their respected sports, Chico State golf star Dakota Ochoa is no different.  Ochoa a sophomore at Chico State, only participated in five events last spring...

Chico State senior Emily Rotter tees off at the first annual CCAA women's golf championship in this archived photo. Photo credit: Heather Fegley

Unpredictable weather drowns Wildcats in Sea Lion Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // February 6, 2019

Battling against weather conditions, the Chico State women’s golf team struggled to shine when the first round of the Sea Lion Invitational, hosted in San Diego, was canceled after the 10th hole...

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Josh McCollum takes a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Chico State men’s golf place second at the Fujikura Invitational

Matthew Ferreira // February 5, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team traveled to San Diego to play in the Fujikura Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. They placed second overall out of 15 teams playing at the Shadowridge golf course.Senior...

Kelley Sullivan tees off at the CCAA Championship at Butte Creek Country Club in Chico. Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

Chico State men’s golf wins CCAA title

Andrew Baumgartner // April 26, 2018

The Chico State Wildcats are the California Collegiate Athletic Association champions in men's golf. Last year the Wildcats fell to Cal State Monterey Bay in the semifinals, but this year the two matched...

Josh McCollum tees off during Chico State golf practice. Photo Courtesy: Josh McCollum

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

Andrew Baumgartner // April 22, 2018

The Chico State men's golf team will be hosting the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship at the Butte Creek Country Club on April 23 through 25. The team has registered two first place...

Josh McCollum takes a swing at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational. Photo credit: Courtesy of Josh McCollum

Chico State golf plays well at last tournament before CCAA Championships

Andrew Baumgartner // April 4, 2018

The Chico State men's golf team placed fourth out of 13 teams at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock on Tuesday.The Chico State women's golf team meanwhile placed sixth out of 13 teams at the...

Junior Isaiah Dargan boots the ball on the fly in a game last fall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee // May 18, 2016

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls...

Senior Dani O'Keefe watches her shot during practice last season. Photo credit: The Orion

Like father, like daughter

Danielle Pubill // April 10, 2016

Senior golfer Dani O'Keefe is wrapping up her golfing career at Chico State and has had some great moments throughout her time golfing for the 'Cats. With a teaching professional as a father and her...

Chico State men's golf team winning its first ever NCAA Division II men's championship. Photo credit: T.L. Brown

Golf team hopes to recreate championship from 50 years ago

Jason Spies // March 10, 2016

Fifty years ago the Chico State men’s golf team won the NCAA championship. This year, the men’s team looks eerily similar to the team that won it back in 1966. One of the best ways to celebrate...

Head coach T.L. Brown talking strategy out on the golf course. Photo credit: T.L. Brown

The difficulty of making it pro

Gabriella Bermudez // March 7, 2016

Anyone who ever played sports as a child has dreamed about it. Taking the field in the World Cup, hitting the court wearing the jersey you idolized as a kid or hearing the crack of the bat as you get your...

Chico State senior and All-American Justin Wiles looks to improve his score on the day. Photo credit: T.L. Brown

Gearhart wins second golf tournament in a row

Jason Spies // March 2, 2016

Senior Lee Gearhart came from three shots back to win medalist honors for the second tournament in a row, as Chico State finished second on March 1 at the NCAA Division II South/Southeast Super Regional...

All-American Alistair Docherty’s final round 73, was the third-best score of the day and helped him jump into a tie for sixth at 6-over par at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational. Photo Courtesy: Chico Wildcats

Wildcat men’s golf takes home 17th consecutive top-5 finish

Kevin Lucena // April 16, 2015

The Chico State men’s golf team's streak of top-five finishes stretched to 17 Tuesday at the 42nd annual Hanny Stanislaus Invitational, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus at Turlock. Led by junior...

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