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Chico State golf sits in second place

Chico State golf sits in second place

Angelo Boscacci

May 20, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The second day of the NCAA Division II Golf Championships concluded Tuesday with the fourth-seeded Chico State men's golf team in second place with a score of 21-over par. The Wildcats' overall leader of the tournament is Alistair Docherty. He finished at 2-over par 73 on the day, putting him in a tie for second place in the tour...

Wildcats headed back to championships

Wildcats headed back to championships

Nicholas Woodard

April 28, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The wait is over for the Chico State women's golf team. For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Wildcats will be on of the nine teams to compete in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship West Regional.The announcement marks the third time since the beginning of the program in 2001 that Chico State has mad...

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Ryan Grady

April 1, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Sophomore Dani O'Keefe and senior Sarah McComish did not know they were related until meeting up at Chico State. O'Keefe spent her first year at San Jose State. It wasn't until she was recruited by Chico State that she found out she had a second cousin in the program. O'Keefe's dad informed her, she...

Australian student keeps calm and swings on for Chico State golf team

Australian student keeps calm and swings on for Chico State golf team

Lee Masten

January 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

A cool, calm and collected athlete out of Sydney returns to the Wildcat golf team for the upcoming season.Will Flitcroft, a 23-year-old sophomore accounting major, was born andraised in Australia. With early aspirations of coming to America, Flitcroft was drawn to Chico State to attend school and play golf. Flitcr...

Wildcats win with record round

Wildcats win with record round

Jordyn Provence

September 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's golf team ended its first tournament Tuesday, smashing records and bringing home a Wildcat win after the final round at Coldwater Golf Club in Avondale, Ariz. The women competed in an 18-team playing field at the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate and jumped their way t...

Women's golf team in eighth place going into final round

Jordyn Provence

September 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's golf team teed off a new season on Monday with a tie for eighth place with Colorado State- Pueblo at the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate tournament. Eighteen schools are competing. The women shot a collective 30-over par 318 during the first round. Of the 92-player...

Experienced men’s golf team sets lofty goals

Experienced men’s golf team sets lofty goals

Jordyn Provence

September 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

After ending the 2012-13 season two shots away from reaching nationals, the Chico State men’s golf team is looking nowhere but up. The roster last year consisted of 13 players, nine of whom were freshmen. For most, the year provided growth, learning and an opportunity to gain experience play...

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