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Kasey Barnett, former Chico State pole vaulter, during practice in 2014. Orion File Photo

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Kasey Barnett

Lars Gustafson // December 8, 2014

Whether it’s on the track or in the classroom, Wildcat of the Year nominee Kasey Barnett was on top during her senior season.Now the former pole vaulter has been nominated for the 2014 Orion Sports...

Former track and field athlete Kasey Barnett was named Chico States female athlete of the year, as well as the California Collegiate Athletic Association Female-Scholar Athlete of the Year. Photo credit: Maisee Lee

Barnett named CCAA Female Scholar-Athlete of Year

Jose Olivar // September 10, 2014

Former Chico State track and field standout Kasey Barnett proved this summer that athletes can excel not only at sport, but in the classroom as well. Following her impressive run last season filled with...

Chico State long jumper leaps through the air earlier this season Photo credit: Emily Teague

Wildcats await NCAA Championships

Emerson Keenan // May 11, 2014

Winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association men and women’s track and field championships is becoming a norm for Chico State. Both teams have won the annual championship every year since...

Senior track athlete Amilia Santos. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Relay team outruns record books

Ryan Grady // April 16, 2014

Amilia Santos, Ashley Jones, Aja Erskine and Kasey Barnett make up the Chico State women's 4x100 relay team. Together they have broken the school record in the 4x100 relay race and then beat it again.All...

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