The Orion

Wildcats sweep the Otters in home opening doubleheader

Wildcats huddle in celebration.

Alex Martin

February 8, 2020

The Wildcats opened up their first series at home with a doubleheader against the California State Monterey Bay Otters on Friday, Feb. 7. The starting pitcher for the Wildcats was Brooke Larsen. Larsen is the team’s ace, and she had no problem showing that by striking out five batters, walking ...

Wildcats fall short at home

First-year Rachel DeHart swings at a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

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...

Wildcats make comeback in Game 2

The Chico State softball team talks between innings in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Esther Briggs

April 21, 2016

In Game 2 on Sunday, April 17, the Wildcats were coming out of a loss earlier in the day. Their winning streak was broken, but their determination and teamwork was still there. Runs were at a premium in Game 2, although East Bay pitcher Tatiana Beilstein held the ‘Cats to only one hit in the fi...

Softball team dominates doubleheader

First-year Rachel DeHart waits for the ball at second base before an inning. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Danielle Pubill

April 21, 2016

The Chico State softball team won both games against Cal State East Bay on April 16, finishing off the doubleheader with a 4-2 win in the second game. Sophomore pitcher Haley Gilham got the win and increased her overall record to 14 wins and seven losses.The big hitters for the Wildcats in Game 2 were s...

Wildcats take first game of the series

First-year Ari Marsh swings at the ball in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Esther Briggs

April 21, 2016

In Game 1 of the weekend, Chico State against Cal State East Bay Pioneers doubleheader, Chico came out with the first victory on April 16. They wasted no time in putting a score on the board. First-year Ari Marsh reached on an error and scored on senior Brynn Lesovsky's double to right-center field....

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,...

Softball offense not cooled by rain

Junior Cyrena Taylor catches the ball during the game against Monterey Bay on Feb. 20. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Esther Briggs

March 8, 2016

The Chico State softball team didn’t just beat the rain in the doubleheader against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on March 4.The Wildcats offense was the star of this game, taking 19 hits from the combined effort of first-year Ari Marsh, senior Alli Cook and junior Cyrena Taylor, collecting thre...

Softball team wins second of doubleheader

Sophomore Haley Gilham winds up to pitch during the Dominican University game on Feb. 7.

Esther Briggs

February 17, 2016

The Chico State softball team won the second game of their Feb. 13 doubleheader against the Sonoma State Seawolves, 5-0. The win brings the Wildcats' record to 2-2 in their conference. The second game was all Wildcats. Junior designated player Cyrena Taylor doubled in the top of the second inning...

‘Cats lose doubleheader against Coyotes

Junior utility player Ashley Huff up to bat, with junior outfielder Alli Cook on deck behind her during a game against San Francisco State on Feb. 28. Photo credit: George Johnston

Breanna Barnard

March 15, 2015

Chico State's softball team faced the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote, and came out with no wins in the doubleheader.Game 1The Coyotes defended their den strongly in the first game finishing with a score of 3-1. The 'Cats start of the first inning three up, three down leaving it onto the Coyotes to show how they will start the game off.Cats' began to experience the bad luck tha...

Chico State splits doubleheader versus Pioneers

First year pitcher Haley Gilham winds up for a pitch during practice. Photo credit: George Johnston

Kevin Lucena

February 23, 2015

The Chico State softball team kicked off conference play by splitting a double header against Cal State East Bay to start a four-game series at University Softball Field on Friday. The teams combined for 34 hits on the day as the Pioneers won the opener 10-5, before the ‘Cats prevailed in the nightcap...

Sweet sweep for ’Cats softball team

Sophomore pitcher Brooke Langeloh. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Emerson Keenan

March 15, 2014

The Chico State softball team's offense came alive once again against Pace University, sweeping the doubleheader 7-3 and 9-1, while moving above .500 for the first time this season. Junior second basemen Kelli Keefe had four runs and four hits in both games. Junior shortstop Emily McEnaney hit a home...

Wildcats softball team wins series, splits doubleheader on Saturday

First baseman Desiree Gonzales tries to make a play at first Friday against Cal State Stanislaus.Photo credit: Annie Paige

Emerson Keenan

February 22, 2014

On Saturday afternoon, the Chico State softball team got the clutch hit it needed in the first game of a doubleheader and won 2-0, but during the second game they couldn't overcome a five run deficit, on the way to a 11-3 loss to the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. The Wildcats won the four game series 3-1 against ...

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