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Chico State softball sweeps Humboldt in doubleheader

Chico State softball sweeps Humboldt in doubleheader

Noah Andrews

February 20, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats played host to their conference rival, the Humboldt State Lumberjacks, Tuesday in a two-game back-to-back matchup. The Wildcats put on a full display of their home-field dominance by winning both games and increasing their home record to 7-1. Game one saw Humboldt strike first...

Wildcats wrestle Gators into submission

Wildcats wrestle Gators into submission

Noah Andrews

February 9, 2019

Chico State softball hosted the San Francisco State Gators Friday in a doubleheader. The games represented the first league play for the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) this season, and both teams were looking to start off on a good note. The first game of the doubleheader kicked...

Wildcat of the Week- Haley Gilham

Wildcat of the Week- Haley Gilham

Natalia Marcus

March 22, 2017

Haley Gilham is a junior pitcher taking the Chico State Softball team by storm. While she has been on the team for three-year, Gilham has been playing softball since she was 4 years old. In the pitcher’s circle, Gilham has wrapped up her fourth win against Cal State East Bay Feb. 24 earning her spot...

Wildcats fall short at home

Wildcats fall short at home

Gabriella Bermudez

April 27, 2016

The Chico State softball team lost the first half of a doubleheader against the San Francisco State Gators 1-2 in Chico on April 23.The loss puts their conference play record at 33-12 with an overall record of 24-11.The 'Cats and Gators were held at a standstill for the beginning of the game; neither t...

Langeloh fans 10 in win

Langeloh fans 10 in win

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...

Softball team full steam ahead toward the postseason

Softball team full steam ahead toward the postseason

Anna Baytosh

April 11, 2016

The Chico State softball team is still bringing the heat with three weeks left until postseason.Wildcat softball is currently ranked second in the CCAA with a conference record of 17-9 and an overall record of 26-10.Each year, the softball team sets out to make it to postseason for the CCAA Champions...

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Gabriella Bermudez

April 5, 2016

The Chico State softball team won all six games at the Tournament of Champions this weekend. The final game resulted in a mercy victory against the University of Hawaii at Hilo, with a final score of 8-0 after the fifth inning on April 3, in Turlock.The win extends the Wildcats' away record to 12-4 w...

Gonzalez shines as softball team splits double header

Gonzalez shines as softball team splits double header

Jason Spies

February 23, 2016

Chico State senior first base Desiree’ Gonzalez had a monster day going 4-5 with two RBIs, she reached base seven times and hit a home run as the Wildcats split the double header against Cal State Monterey Bay Feb. 21 at University Softball Field. Gonzalez, Chico State’s all-time home ...

Softball team splits first CCAA doubleheader of the season

Softball team splits first CCAA doubleheader of the season

Patrick Pace

February 15, 2016

In their first doubleheader of the season against the Sonoma State Seawolves, the Chico State softball team lost its first game 5-0, but came back strong and won the second 1-0. The split puts them at 4-2 on the season. Game 1: The Wildcats started the game off strong, ending the first inning with a...

Wildcats split final home series doubleheader

Wildcats split final home series doubleheader

Lars Gustafson

April 22, 2015

With five seniors departing from a playoff bound Chico State softball team this season, the ‘Cats split Saturday’s doubleheader against Humboldt State 1-1 during Senior Day. Chico State lost the first game of the day 6-2, but rallied to win the second game in a rare intentional walk wild pitch...

Utility players’ versatility key to softball’s playoff push

Utility players’ versatility key to softball’s playoff push

Lars Gustafson

April 18, 2015

Ashley Huff and Cailin Garmon are the Swiss army knives of Chico State softball and can play a variety of positions across the field. The duo of utility players both transferred this year and in their first season as Wildcats, they have become a key part of the playoff-bound team. Ashley Huff — junior kines...

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

Dylan Wakefield

April 5, 2015

The Chico State softball team went toe-to-toe against the formidable UC San Diego Tritons Friday at University Softball Stadium. Game 1 The Wildcats and the Tritons dueled the length of seven standard-time innings sharing zero runs in the process. It wasn’t until the extra inning where UC San Diego sn...

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