The Orion

Wildcat blasts into record books as home run leader

Junior first baseman Desiree Gonzalez bats on Feb. 12 against Hawaii Hilo. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Matthew Vislosky

May 6, 2015

Coming into the 2015 season, junior first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez was at a total of 16 home runs in her Wildcat career. She earned a spot in the record books after blasting two more in the softball team's final regular season game. She tied the existing mark at 20 in late March and in the Wil...

Wildcats sweep Toros

Senior infielder Emily McEnaney batting against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb 12. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Matthew Vislosky

May 1, 2015

Chico State women's softball team took on Cal State Dominguez Hills in a doubleheader on Saturday and like the one on Friday, they came away with two wins. Game 1The Wildcats struck first in the top of the first when junior center fielder Alli Cook scored off a walk to junior Brynn Lesovsky, which gave the '...

Wildcats sweep pivotal double header

Junior Alli Cook batting against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 12. Photo credit: George Johnston

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 30, 2015

The Chico State softball team came with their bats ready as they took both games of a double header against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, winning 7-1, and 10-6 respectively. Game 1The Toros opened up the scoring in the second inning on a solo home run to make it 1-0. The Wildcats had a couple rallies, bu...

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Senior outfielder Emily McEnaney batting against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 12. Photo credit: George Johnston

Matthew Vislosky

April 16, 2015

The Chico State softball team split its doubleheader against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Saturday. Game 1 Sonoma State struck first in the bottom of the second inning when left fielder Keeley Ray singled through the shortstop, to bring in a run and give the Seawolves the lead 1-0. The...

‘Cats go 1-1 against Otters

First-year pitcher Haley Gilham on the mound during practice Feb. 13. Photo credit: George Johnston

Matthew Vislosky

March 24, 2015

The Chico State women's softball team dropped the first game against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 5-1, but answered back with a win of their own in the second game, 2-0.Game 1Chico State jumped on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the second. Senior second baseman Kelli Keefe tripled and senior sh...

Wildcats sweep Cal State Stanislaus

Sophomore catcher Tori Zimmerman up to bat against Southern Oregon on Feb. 15. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Dylan Wakefield

March 15, 2015

The Chico State softball team found success on the road in their doubleheader on Saturday against Cal State Stanislaus. Game 1 The Wildcats kicked off the top of the first inning scoring four runs. In the bottom of the first, the Warriors were able to respond, squeaking in two run...

‘Cats sweep Warriors with 15 runs

Desiree Gonzalez who plays softball for Chico State up to bat against San Francisco State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: George Johnston

James Groh

March 11, 2015

The Chico State's women's softball team swept Cal State Stanislaus Friday Night. Game 1Chico State won their first of a double header in a nail biting finish. The ‘Cats escaped the Warriors' attack in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 3-2 win. The Warriors opened the scoring early in the second inn...

‘Cats sweep double header with strong pitching

Junior Ashley Huff up to bat against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 6, 2015

Chico State pitchers, junior Brooke Langeloh, and first year Haley Gilham, both threw complete games to beat the San Francisco State Gators in a double header on Friday, with final scores of 4-1 and 10-4. Game 1In the first game, the Gators jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the third inning after a double a...

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...

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