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No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

Cyrena Taylor at bat for the Wildcats. The senior finished with a double in each game against the Tritons as well two RBIs in game two. Photo Courtesy: Janna Weiss Photography Photo credit: Janna Weiss

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018

The Chico State women’s softball team won both games of its double header Thursday night, shutting out UC San Diego 2-0 in game one, and following that with 6-0 victory in game two.With the wins, the Wildcats maintain their No. 1 ranking in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, as well as thei...

Monahan throws no hitter as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Bernardino

Junior outfielder Ari Marsh finished the day going 5-8 with two RBIs and a stolen base in the double header. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Austin Schreiber

February 11, 2018

The Wildcats softball team completed the final two games of a four game sweep of Cal State San Bernadino today, winning by a score of 9-1 in the first game and 8-0 in the second game. They are now 9-0 to start the season. While the Wildcats offense came up huge throughout the day scoring 17 runs...

Softball team dominates conference honors

Senior Alli Cook looks down after bunting a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Anna Baytosh

May 13, 2016

Chico State softball dominated the CCAA in All-Conference honors with six total honorable mention players. Three of the 15 first-team picks were senior Wildcats. Catcher Brynn Lesovsky, infielder Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook were selected by the league’s coaches to complete the list...

Desiree’ Gonzalez: Home run queen

Senior Desiree Gonzales waits patiently for a pitch during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Gabriella Bermudez

May 12, 2016

The Chico State softball team has had an impressive run this season. Among the five seniors who will be leaving the team after this season, we will bid farewell to Chico State's all-time home run leader senior first base Desiree' Gonzalez. Desiree's Beginning It all began in Pasadena in front of...

Softball pitcher launches first career home run in win

Sophomore Haley Gilham zeroes in on her target in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 27, 2016

Sophomore pitcher Haley Gilham went 0-for-10 all of last season, but launched her first collegiate home run and pitched seven strong innings in a 4-1 win over the San Francisco State Gators to split a doubleheader on April 23 at home. Gilham's 1-for-3 performance at the plate brought her batting average t...

Wildcat transfer turns heads at the plate

Junior Cyrena Taylor celebrates with a smile in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Gabriella Bermudez

April 13, 2016

After an impressive run at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, the Chico State softball team currently holds a conference play record of 17-9 and an impressive overall record of 26-10. Among the plethora of talent, a new face has gotten some attention as she rises up the leader board. From Te...

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Sophomore Haley Gilham throws a pitch in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016

Not wanting to have another day of games wiped out by rain, the Wildcats were ready to open Saturday's doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at home on April 9. Coming out of a Friday sweep they hoped for another day of victories. In the bottom of the first inning they went up 1-0 wh...

Wildcats take second game in opening weekend doubleheader

Junior Cailin Garmon leans toward first base during her at bat in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016

In the second game of the first doubleheader on Friday, April 8, the Wildcats kept their winning streak going against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 10-2. With two runs in the bottom of the first inning, junior Cyrena Taylor singled home seniors Desiree Gonzalez and Brynn Lesovsky. In the second,...

Wildcats go undefeated at Tournament of Champions

Junior Sarah Galviz waits for the play in the outfield. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

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...

Softball coach earns 200th victory at tournament

Senior Desiree' Gonzalez aggressively rounds second base in a game at home. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 5, 2016

Softball head coach Angel Shamblin earned her 200th career victory in a 4-1 win over the Academy of Art on Saturday, April 2, at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock. Taking over as head coach in 2009, she has transformed a Wildcat softball team that finished near the bottom of the CCAA, to a consistent...

‘Cats beat Chaminade 7-1 behind Langeloh

Junior Cyrena Taylor waits patiently for the pitcher to deliver the ball. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Carlos Islas

April 5, 2016

In another strong pitcher performance, senior Brooke Langeloh once again led the way as the Chico State softball team beat Chaminade 7-1 in the second day of the Tournament of Champions on Saturday, April 2, in Turlock. With the win the Wildcats improve their overall record to 23-10. Much like her perform...

Strong pitching leads ‘Cats over Notre Dame de Namur

Junior Cailin Garmon creeps in, waiting for the ball on defense. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Carlos Islas

April 4, 2016

Led by starting senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh, the Chico State softball team beat Notre Dame de Namur University 2-1 in the Tournament of Champions on Friday, April 1, in Turlock. The win improves the Wildcats' record to 21-10 and 17-9 in conference play. Langeloh once again put in a strong pitchin...

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