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Wildcat blasts into record books as home run leader

Wildcat blasts into record books as home run leader

Matthew Vislosky

May 6, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coming into the 2015 season, junior first baseman Desiree' Gonzalez was at a total of 16 home runs in her Wildcat career. She earned a spot in the record books after blasting two more in the softball team's final regular season game. She tied the existing mark at 20 in late March and in the Wil...

Wildcats sweep Toros

Wildcats sweep Toros

Matthew Vislosky

May 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Chico State women's softball team took on Cal State Dominguez Hills in a doubleheader on Saturday and like the one on Friday, they came away with two wins. Game 1The Wildcats struck first in the top of the first when junior center fielder Alli Cook scored off a walk to junior Brynn Lesovsky, which gave the '...

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Rough weekend for Wildcat softball team

Matthew Vislosky

April 16, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team split its doubleheader against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Saturday. Game 1 Sonoma State struck first in the bottom of the second inning when left fielder Keeley Ray singled through the shortstop, to bring in a run and give the Seawolves the lead 1-0. The...

‘Cats cruise in tournament

‘Cats cruise in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

March 28, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team continued play in the Tournament of Champions against Holy Names University and Montana State-Billings in Turlock, California on March 28 and won both games. vs. Holy Names UniversityThe Wildcats struck first when junior left fielder Ashley Huff scored off a Hawks error, ...

‘Cats go 1-1 against Otters

‘Cats go 1-1 against Otters

Matthew Vislosky

March 24, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team dropped the first game against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 5-1, but answered back with a win of their own in the second game, 2-0.Game 1Chico State jumped on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the second. Senior second baseman Kelli Keefe tripled and senior sh...

‘Cats sweep Warriors with 15 runs

‘Cats sweep Warriors with 15 runs

James Groh

March 11, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State's women's softball team swept Cal State Stanislaus Friday Night. Game 1Chico State won their first of a double header in a nail biting finish. The ‘Cats escaped the Warriors' attack in the bottom of the seventh to secure a 3-2 win. The Warriors opened the scoring early in the second inn...

‘Cats split doubleheader in season opener

‘Cats split doubleheader in season opener

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

February 15, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

After mother nature prevented them from playing last weekend, the softball season finally got under way as the Wildcats took one out of two games against the Hawaii-Hilo Vulcans. The first game was a pitchers duel that ended in a 2-0 win for Hawaii-Hilo. Freshman pitcher Haley Gilham was out dueled in her first start as a Wildcat by the Vulcan's senior pitcher Vanessa Salinas.The ...

Softball team reflects on season’s end

Angelo Boscacci

May 5, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The season ended for the Chico State softball team with a 24-26 overall record and a 17-19 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team didn't make the playoffs, but memories were made along the way. The highlights on offense were sophomores Alli Cook, Amanda Cordeiro and Desiree' Gonzalez. Cordeiro finished the season w...

Wildcats walk-off for the win this season

Lee Masten

April 29, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

It’s the bottom of the final inning and the team is down by a run with a runner on third. Step into the batter's box and the pressure is on. Walk-offs have been the norm throughout the season for the Wildcats and some players have felt what it's like to put the team on their back. It may not be the most i...

No sophomore slump for softball slugger

No sophomore slump for softball slugger

April 7, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Amanda Cordeiro, the Wildcats' starting left fielder, is quietly putting together back-to-back solid seasons during her sophomore year. A 2012 graduate of Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Cordeiro was a second-team All-Sunset League selection as a senior. As a first-year, she started left field for ...

Athletes shine through rain

Athletes shine through rain

Ryan Grady

March 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

Slippery hands, drenched uniforms and muddy cleats all come along for the ride while competing in a downpour.Adjusting to the differences in game play while at the whim of the weather is another task completely for three Chico State athletes.Sometimes baseball games are called due to the rain. This is the worst...

Wildcats look back at their athletic heroes

Wildcats look back at their athletic heroes

Nicholas Woodard

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

It seems like every weekend one Chico State athlete or another is making a huge play or part of a heroic accomplishment. But even heroes need heroes. Many Wildcats have their own personal sports icons to thank for greatly influencing the way they play their respective sports. ...

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