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Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Amanda Flores celebrating with teammates moments after hitting the game tying grand slam against San Francisco State. Photo Courtesy of Jana Weiss
April 29, 2018

The Chico State softball team is proving to fans that this year’s team has the skills and capabilities of bringing home a National Championship coming from their impressive offense where they sit...

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Pitcher Amanda Flores had seven hits, six RBIs and her first home run as a Wildcat in the four game series against Humboldt. Photo Courtesy: Janna Weiss Photography
April 22, 2018

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and...

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

The four Chico State seniors Karli Skowrup, Haley Gilham, Cyrena Taylor and Mia Quintero all have been a crucial part of the Wildcat's 39-3 season. Skowrup currently leads the CCAA in RBIs while Gilham leaves Chico State as the all time wins leader. Photo credit: Martin Chang
April 15, 2018

The Chico State softball team couldn't have asked for a better senior day, as they successfully completed a four game sweep of Sonoma State.The Wildcats defeated the Seawolves 6-2 in the first game, and...

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

With Bailey Akins' next home run, she will break the single-season home run record at Chico State. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young
April 10, 2018

The Chico State softball team has shown fans week after week why it is the No. 3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The team sits atop the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a record of...

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Bailey Akins celebrates following a double against Dominguez Hills. Akins tied the Chico State single season home run record Thursday with her 11th on the year. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young
March 30, 2018

The Chico State softball team continue to show their fans why they are the No.3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The Wildcats won both games of Thursday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez...

Gilham stays perfect as Wildcats’ softball sweeps San Marcos

The Wildcats welcome Karli Skowrup home following one of her two home runs on the weekend. Photo credit: Janna Weiss Photography
February 17, 2018

Haley Gilham led the way for Wildcats softball this afternoon against San Marcos, as the Wildcats remain unbeaten winning game one 4-0, and following that with a 7-1 victory.Gilham started game one Saturday...

Chico State softball stays unbeaten behind powerful bats and strong pitching

Pitcher Naomi
February 16, 2018

The Chico State softball team is beginning to feel unstable,after winning both games of their double-header Friday against Cal State San Marcos to improve their unbeaten record to 11-0. In game one, the...

Monahan throws no hitter as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Bernardino

Junior outfielder Ari Marsh finished the day going 5-8 with two RBIs and a stolen base in the double header. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
February 11, 2018

The Wildcats softball team completed the final two games of a four game sweep of Cal State San Bernadino today, winning by a score of 9-1 in the first game and 8-0 in the second game. They are now 9-0...

Softball team takes the first game against Monterey Bay

First-year Ari Marsh hits the ball at the game against Dominican University on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
February 22, 2016

The Chico State softball team beat the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters, 4-3, in their first game on Feb. 20, at home.The win brings the team to an overall record of 6-3, with a 3-2 record in conference play....

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Junior Cailin Garmon swings at the ball during the game against Dominican University on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
February 8, 2016

The Wildcat softball team achieved its second and third win of the spring against the Dominican University Penguins, on Sunday, Feb. 7. Chico State defeated the Penguins at home with a score of 5-3 in...

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