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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 17, 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...

Former Wildcat finds success around the world

Former Wildcat finds success around the world

Jason Spies

September 1, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Since graduating from Chico State in 2014, Luis “Louie” Martinez has taken his game around the world.The 25-year-old Wildcat alumnus played five years for Chico State helping the men's soccer team reach the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and win its first-round game against Seattle Pacific. Gett...

Men’s soccer kicks off

Men’s soccer kicks off

Kenta Mcafee

August 24, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

As soccer season approaches, Chico State fans are buzzing with excitement at the new faces they'll see on the field.The Wildcats welcomed forward Rajaee DeLane, a transfer student from De Anza College, to the team as well as Jesus Ramos, from Juarez, Mexico. While the men's soccer team has gained many new recru...

Soccer program celebrates 50th anniversary

Soccer program celebrates 50th anniversary

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 28, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Although the name has changed from the original Soccercats to Wildcats, one thing has remained the same for Chico State soccer during the last 50 years — a winning tradition. Former coach Don Batie started that tradition when he took over in 1967. He went on to lead the team to a 326-153-45 rec...

Wildcat alumnus kicks into high gear as pro soccer player

Wildcat alumnus kicks into high gear as pro soccer player

Lars Gustafson

April 15, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

From the pitch in the University Soccer Stadium at Chico State to Bonney Field in Sacramento, former midfielder Octavio Guzman has worked his way into the United Soccer League playing for the Sacramento Republic. Guzman played forward for the Wildcats and was part of a squad that reached the N...

Chico State men’s soccer team season recap

Chico State men’s soccer team season recap

Jose Olivar

November 4, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State’s men’s soccer team will miss the playoffs for the first time in five years.The men’s soccer team finished eighth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings, with a 3-6-2 conference record and an 8-6-3 overall record. It was only the second in head men's s...

Men’s soccer team ends season with 2-2 tie

Men’s soccer team ends season with 2-2 tie

Emerson Keenan

October 31, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

[box]Chico State 2, Cal State San Bernardino 2 (OT)Goals: 1 - Matt Hurlow (sixth of season); 1 - Carter Johnson (fourth of season)Assists: 2 - Justin Saul (fifth of season) [/box]The Chico State men's soccer team ended its season on Thursday with a 2-2 overtime tie to Cal State San Bernardino in Chico. With the loss, the team fel...

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