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Chico State downs UC San Diego in first playoff match

Chico State downs UC San Diego in first playoff match

Connor Mcpherson

October 31, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

They say a 2-0 lead is the worst kind of lead in soccer, but the Wildcats have proven otherwise. Coming off of a second straight 2-0 shutout against the 20th best team in the country in UC Sand Diego, Chico has proven that they are a force to be reckoned with not only in their conference, but in the n...

Men’s soccer successful on senior day

Men’s soccer successful on senior day

Connor Mcpherson

October 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Despite some questionable officiating, the Chico men’s soccer team was able to come away, not only with a 2-0 victory, but also with home-field advantage for the first round of the playoffs. Although they didn’t know it at the time, this game ended up being the first of two straight mat...

Chico State men’s soccer manages seventh shutout victory

Chico State men’s soccer manages seventh shutout victory

Wesley Harris

October 26, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico’s sonic start was enough to clasp a win over Cal State San Marcos on Thursday. Damion Lewis snagged six saves in the shutout. The Wildcats are optimistic in climbing the California Collegiate Athletic Association ranks in their final home game. Chico State arrived at University Stadium following...

Chico State mentor leads by example, from coaching soccer to coaching life

Chico State mentor leads by example, from coaching soccer to coaching life

Wesley Harris

October 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Coach Felipe Restrepo, thrives for an impact even outside the lines of the soccer field. His aspirations for spreading the power of the game are a defining reason why his team has taken three expeditions to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship tournament. His start, at an astoni...

Lewis, Egujie again lead Wildcats to victory

Lewis, Egujie again lead Wildcats to victory

Connor Mcpherson

October 12, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Coming off of a 1-0 victory, Chico men’s soccer has been fun for the fans to watch, as they haven’t seen an opposing goal scored at home in over 270 minutes of playtime. Goalkeeper Damion Lewis has been amazing at goalie, getting eight saves, and leading Chico to yet another shutout victory.C...

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Wesley Harris

October 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State soccer handled things early in Sunday’s two score shutout. The Wildcats had revenge on their minds after losing to University of California, Santa Cruz exactly one year ago. Chico came out of the gate scoring two goals in the first half to put an end to their last non-conference op...

Chico State men’s soccer shuts out Cal State Dominguez Hills

Chico State men’s soccer shuts out Cal State Dominguez Hills

Connor Mcpherson

September 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Coming off of a hard-fought loss to California State University, Los Angeles last Friday, Chico State Men’s soccer bounced back and won their first conference game against Cal State Dominguez Hills 2-0 on Sunday.The sun glared down on University Stadium, as a large crowd came out to support the Wild...

Chico State Men’s Soccer take second loss of the season

Chico State Men’s Soccer take second loss of the season

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

After an intense 90 minutes, Chico State men's soccer came up short Friday night against the California State Los Angeles Golden Eagles with a final score of 0-1.Both teams put up a strong fight not scoring at all in the first half. The Wildcats struggled to execute shots and did not make use of three ...

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Kenta Mcafee

August 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While every person has their daily routine, there is hardly any extracurricular as demanding as playing a sport at the collegiate level. From completing homework after brutal practices, to the fear of an exam on game day, student athletes compete on the field just as much as in the classroom. Collegiate...

Men’s soccer team learns from the pros

Men’s soccer team learns from the pros

Esther Briggs

April 1, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Not everyone gets the opportunity to play their first offseason game against a professional team. However, for the Chico State men’s soccer team, the opportunity to play the United Soccer League team Sacramento Republic was one it did not want to pass up. Ending its spring break a little early,...

Nuno on the prowl to score for the ‘Cats

Nuno on the prowl to score for the ‘Cats

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 10, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

From a Bear Cub to Wildcat, Omar Nuno, junior transfer forward, is providing an offensive spark for the men's soccer team early in the 2015 season.Playing just over 450 minutes of soccer so far, he leads the team in goals scored. He's found the back of the net four times out of his 25 attempts, which is good enough to be the team's highest shot percentage."He's a go...

Chico State men’s soccer coach selected for 30 Under 30 coaching program

Chico State men’s soccer coach selected for 30 Under 30 coaching program

Jason Spies

October 5, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Assistant coach Bertin Loyola was selected this past summer by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to be part of its 30 Under 30 coaching program. The NSCAA picks 30 coaches nationwide that have the potential to be the great coaches of tomorrow. The NSCAA chose 15 men and women for this yearlong mentoring program th...

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