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Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Jason Spies

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats' great start to the 2015 season sputtered in Los Angeles as they were swept by the Golden Eagles in three sets. Sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano led Chico with 12 kills while junior setter Torey Thompson had a team high of 33 assists. Even with great play from both 'Cats, the ...

High school powerhouse to join Wildcat volleyball team

High school powerhouse to join Wildcat volleyball team

Julie Ortega

January 26, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball high school standout Natalia Betancourt officially signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Chico State in the fall of 2015. Betancourt ended her high school career with 1,624 digs. In her final season with Santiago High School in Corona she earned 398 digs and was awarded a S...

Chico State breaks six school records

Chico State breaks six school records

Samuel Wolfson

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

There's an old saying that claims records were meant to be broken. The Wildcats are taking it quite literally this year. Some of Chico State's athletes have broken six school records this fall between golf, basketball and volleyball. The men’s basketball team started its 100th season off right ...

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Nick Reddy

October 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Year after year, as players come and go, the Chico State volleyball team’s best offensive set has remained the same. Whenever an easy-to-receive ball floats over the net, it’s a safe bet for opponents to expect the ’Cats go-to attack, the “slide.” The bang-bang play involves a quick ba...

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

benjamin marquez

October 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Shannon Boling is on a killing spree.The 5 feet 10 inches junior outside hitter for the Chico State women's volleyball team has moved into a vital role this year. Boling's aggressive play has helped her achieve 153 kills through the first 13 games of the season to lead the team.Growing up in Walnut Creek, Bolin...

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