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Softball team dominates conference honors

Softball team dominates conference honors

Anna Baytosh

May 13, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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

Desiree’ Gonzalez: Home run queen

Gabriella Bermudez

May 12, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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 loses CCAA title match

Softball loses CCAA title match

Patrick Pace

May 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team fell to the UC San Diego Tritons in the final game of the CCAA Championship Tournament, 2-5, on May 1 in Stockton. Though they had previously beaten UC San Diego in three of their four games during the regular season, the Wildcats were not able to figure the team out...

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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

Wildcats take second game in opening weekend doubleheader

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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,...

Langeloh fans 10 in win

Langeloh fans 10 in win

Gabriella Bermudez

April 11, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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...

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Anna Baytosh

March 27, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior catcher Brynn Lesovsky hit the second home run of her softball season, driving in three runs and winning the third game of the away series 4-2 against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. Chico State split the first two games on Friday, but took the lead 2-1 in the four-game series with the win...

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Kenta Mcafee

March 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State rallied behind first-year outfielder Megan Bowley's grand slam, winning the first game of the doubleheader at Cal State Stanislaus, 6-3 on March 25. The win brings the 'Cats overall record to 18-9 and their conference record to 15-8. The home run is Bowley's first of the year and brings...

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

Gonzalez makes RBI history in doubleheader split

Danielle Pubill

February 29, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Wildcats went on the road to face the UC San Diego Tritons in a doubleheader. Although they only won one of the two games, both were close. While the first game resulted in a 3-0 win, the second game was a loss for the 'Cats with a score of 1-2. In the first game, Chico State...

Softball team takes the first game against Monterey Bay

Softball team takes the first game against Monterey Bay

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 22, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team beat the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters, 4-3, in their first game on Feb. 20, at home.The win brings the team to an overall record of 6-3, with a 3-2 record in conference play. Both teams were silent until the top of the third. Junior first baseman for the Otters, Madison Cast...

Senior softball pair hold school records

Senior softball pair hold school records

Patrick Pace

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

This season the softball team hopes to go even further in the postseason than last year with the help of seniors first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook. Gonzalez started playing softball when she was 4 years old and has had a passion for it ever since. "I barely ever had free...

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Anna Baytosh

February 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcat softball team achieved its second and third win of the spring against the Dominican University Penguins, on Sunday, Feb. 7. Chico State defeated the Penguins at home with a score of 5-3 in the first, and then 6-1 in the final game.The wins brings the ‘Cats to an overall record of 3-1 in...

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