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Chico States Kim Wright goes up for the blocked shot attempt against Sonoma State in this archived photo. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Warriors throw away Chico’s playoff chances

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // November 4, 2018

The Chico State volleyball team has been through a heck of a season.Starting off conference play with a six set losing streak at the beginning of the season then finally getting their first conference...

The Chico State Wildcats line up before the game against Sonoma State on Friday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Chico State volleyball holds on to playoff hopes

Ricardo Tovar // October 27, 2018

The rollercoaster of a season that is Chico State volleyball hit a peak at just the right time Friday night. With three games left in the season, and with Chico State being in fifth place and fighting...

Chico State gets ready to begin their game against UCSD on Saturday. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson

Chico volleyball breaks four game losing streak

Connor Mcpherson // October 14, 2018

After losing four games in a row, Chico State volleyball played incredibly hard to eke out a 3-2 victory, including a come-from-behind win after being down two sets to one. Thanks to 15 kills from Bekah...

(left) #1 Brooke Fogel celebrating a big point scored against Cal State San Marcos with teammate (right) #8 Kennedy Greenwood on Friday. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Wildcats lose heart in fourth straight loss

Ricardo Tovar // October 13, 2018

In what has been a familiar story since their last win which came on the 28th of September, Chico State volleyball came in and took the first set in Friday nights contest against Cal State San Marcos....

Chico States #14 Kennedy Rice strikes the ball against Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Wildcat volleyball starts hot but fizzles out

Ricardo Tovar // October 6, 2018

Chico State came into Friday night's contest against Cal State Monterey Bay hopeful to shake off two straight road losses and a 4-6 North Division record. The Otters were coming in on a four game win streak...

Chico States #14 Kennedy Rice attempts to score a point against San Francisco State on Friday Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Ricardo Tovar // September 22, 2018

Riding the momentum of a two-game win streak from last weekend, Chico State was looking to continue to build their lead in the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division to 3-2 and 10-3...

Torey Thompson is on pace to break the record for most assists. The record is currently held by her coach, Sable Villaescusa. Photo credit: John Domogma

Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Nick Reddy // October 10, 2015

There is a general consensus among sports fans that within sports teams, some positions are more valuable than others— especially on the offensive side.However, often times overlooked among the list...

Senior volleyball players from left to right in the bottom, front row being honored on Senior Night in Acker Gym: Lindsay Quigley, Emily Duran, Ellie Larronde, Lauren Orozco and Kristyn Casalino. Photo credit: John Domogma

Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

Nick Reddy // November 17, 2014

The roller coaster ride known as the 2014 Chico State women’s volleyball team's season ended this past weekend. The squad was swept by the California Collegiate Athletic Association's regular season...

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