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

Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria // 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...

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

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

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot // 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...

The four Chico State seniors Karli Skowrup, Haley Gilham, Cyrena Taylor and Mia Quintero all have been a crucial part of the Wildcats 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

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

Austin Schreiber and 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...

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

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria // 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...

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

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

Katalina Santamaria // March 30, 2018
Skowrup and Akins both go deep to help Wildcats win eighth straight.
The Wildcats welcome Karli Skowrup home following one of her two home runs on the weekend. Photo credit: Janna Weiss Photography

Gilham stays perfect as Wildcats’ softball sweeps San Marcos

Andrew Baumgartner // 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...

Pitcher Naomi Nemo Monahan delivers a pitch against Cal State San Marcos, with shortstop Wendy Cardinali ready for the pitch. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Chico State softball stays unbeaten behind powerful bats and strong pitching

Katalina Santamaria // 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...

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

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

Austin Schreiber // 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...

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

Softball team takes the first game against Monterey Bay

Kayla Fitzgerald // February 22, 2016
Wildcats take first game of a double header.
Junior Cailin Garmon swings at the ball during the game against Dominican University on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Softball team wins both in Sunday doubleheader

Anna Baytosh // February 8, 2016
The Wildcat softball team won both games against Dominican University on Feb. 7.
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