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Wildcat returns to the field

Wildcat returns to the field

Justin Couchot

September 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

As the Chico State men's soccer team starts their season, there may not be a player more excited to lace up and get back on the field than senior forward Dylan Wakefield. After suffering a blown AC joint and tearing all three ligaments in his shoulder in a preseason match against Cal Baptist last...

Striving to Improve

Striving to Improve

Patrick Pace

August 28, 2017


Filed under Soccer

The Chico State men's soccer team begins its season on Aug. 31 against Seattle Pacific University. The Wildcats hope to go even further than they did in their up-and-down season last year. Last season, Chico State started off conference play with three losses before rising up and winning seven of...

Men’s soccer team falls at home

Men’s soccer team falls at home

Cydney Nance

November 4, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team had momentum on its side in the first round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament Nov. 1 but fell 0-1 to Cal State San Bernardino.The team's competed on the Wildcats home field, where Chico State held a 6-3 record for the season. The Coyotes a...

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...

‘Cats Corner: Hall of Fame inductee Mike O’Malley

‘Cats Corner: Hall of Fame inductee Mike O’Malley

Kenta Mcafee

August 31, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Mike O'Malley, men's soccer head coach from 1996-2007, has been inducted into the Chico State Hall of Fame for his dedication as both a player and a coach. As a player, O'Malley succeeded in leading the Wildcats to consecutive West Regional titles in 1971 and 1972. As a couch, he had a record 117 wins at Chico...

Chico State men’s soccer team season recap

Chico State men’s soccer team season recap

Jose Olivar

November 4, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State’s men’s soccer team will miss the playoffs for the first time in five years.The men’s soccer team finished eighth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings, with a 3-6-2 conference record and an 8-6-3 overall record. It was only the second in head men's s...

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Emerson Keenan

November 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports

When regulation ends, athletes enter a new game. For sports like basketball, a winner needs to be crowned. Other sports, like soccer, can settle for a tie. But with overtime, one thing is for sure: anything can happen.By the time overtime comes around, the players have already played a full game, so th...

Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Emerson Keenan

September 16, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Returning from a foot injury can be one of the hardest obstacles to overcome, especially in a sport that revolves around footwork. But coming back from two injuries to the same foot, that's even tougher. Chico State men's soccer player Michael Janjigian knows firsthand, or foot, because he went through the same injury twice. Now the senior captain is on the comeback trail for...

First-years having early success on men’s soccer team

First-years having early success on men’s soccer team

Jose Olivar

September 15, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

One of the biggest issues for the Chico State men’s soccer team this season was the departure of 11 players last year.Because of that, the Wildcats needed help from their incoming first-years and transfers to make it to the playoffs for the sixth time under head coach Felipe Restrepo. ...

Chico State men’s soccer team wins 2-0

Chico State men’s soccer team wins 2-0

Jose Olivar

September 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team won its second game of the season Friday night against a tough opponent, the Academy of Arts, with a final score of 2-0. First-year midfielder Carter Johnson scored his first collegiate goal to give Chico State (2-0-1) the lead at 31:33 in the first half. The Wildcats ...

Wondo takes Wildcats to World Cup

Emerson Keenan

August 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

Former Chico State soccer player Chris "Wondo" Wondolowski continued what has been a storied soccer career, playing in the World Cup in Brazil this summer with the United States men's national team. The immersion in soccer at the World Cup was something he will always remember, but being a professional on ...

Men’s soccer running toward new season

Men’s soccer running toward new season

Jose Olivar

August 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

Just a few months after the World Cup, colleges across the nation are gearing up to start the season, hoping to recreate the magic the U.S. men’s soccer team had during its unforgettable run in the tournament. For the Wildcats, it's business as usual as they plan to build on the success they ha...

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