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Men’s soccer team sends off senior stars

Senior forward Matt Hurlow dribbles by a defender. Photo credit: John Domogma

December 15, 2015

Matt Hurlow and Russell Ellyson have been a part of some great teams.Both have made it to the NCAA Championships and set records that will be hard to beat all the while having the time of their lives playing the sport they love at Chico State. They are part of five departing seniors that include defenders...

Men’s soccer team loses 1-0 to Cal State Stanislaus

Sophomore midfielder Jesus Ramos brings the ball up for the Wildcats during the Oct. 4 game against Cal State Stanislaus. Photo credit: John Domogma

Carlos Islas

October 6, 2015

The Chico State men’s soccer team managed to keep the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors' high-powered offense at bay but failed to find the back of the net and lost 1-0 at home on Oct. 4. Chico State’s record dropped to 4-4-1 overall while the conference record stands at 2-2-0.First Half: The first half saw bo...

Chico State men’s soccer team beats Humboldt State 1-0

Dylan Wakefield advances the ball for the Wildcats during their Sept. 25 game against Humboldt State. Photo credit: John Domogma

Kenta Mcafee

September 27, 2015

The Chico State Men's soccer team took on Humboldt State on Sept. 25, looking to capitalize on a two-game winning streak and win its first conference game. The game ended 1-0 with a win for the Wildcats.The 'Cats were fired up from the start, with Matt Hurlow leading the charge by scoring from a penalty ki...

Chico beats Holy Names 2-1 in men’s soccer home opener

Omar Nuno was the Wildcat hero of the game, scoring both goals in Chico State's 2-1 victory over Holy Names University. Photo credit: John Domogma

Julie Ortega

September 22, 2015

The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated Holy Names University in its home opener, 2-1. Both goals came from junior forward, Omar Nuno. The Wildcats had a slow start in the first half. The first goal of the game came from Holy Names University during the 38th minute when Ignacio Alvarez, senior midfi...

Hurlow aims to set new goal record

Matt Hurlow aims to break the Chico State record for total goals scored with his next goal which will be his 24th. Photo credit: John Domogma

Carlos Islas

September 5, 2015

After leading the Chico State men’s soccer team in goals and points scored last season, senior forward Matt Hurlow hopes to pick up where he left off.Heading into his last season with the Wildcats, Hurlow's focus and drive has not withered. He's now even more focused and hungrier for wins than eve...

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Matt Hurlow, a Wildcat starting forward, running midfield Oct. 17. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

November 2, 2014

When regulation ends, athletes enter a new game. For sports like basketball, a winner needs to be crowned. Other sports, like soccer, can settle for a tie. But with overtime, one thing is for sure: anything can happen.By the time overtime comes around, the players have already played a full game, so th...

Men’s soccer team loses in overtime

Mid-fielder Nick Radosavjevic attempts to set up the ball for Wildcat strikers in a high jump header on Friday, September 12, 2014 at the Wildcat soccer field. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

September 28, 2014

The Chico State men's soccer team fell on Sunday 1-0 in overtime against Cal State L.A. The Wildcats and the Golden Eagles both fought hard to get to overtime, with the game ending in a scoreless tie. In the whole game there were a total of 20 fouls for Chico and 17 for the Golden Eagles. The Wildcats had two yellow cards on the day, one going to forward Matt...

First-year goalie key to men’s soccer team’s early success

Chico State freshman soccer player Luke Dennison has helped Chico State to a 5-0-1 start on the year. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats.

Emerson Keenan

September 22, 2014

It's not that often that a first-year goalkeeper starts on a college soccer team. It's even less often when that goalie delivers four shutouts in his first five games.Meet Luke Dennison.The first-year starting goalie has allowed just one goal so far on the season, and is a big reason why the Chico State...

Mens soccer team beats Holy Names 2-1

Freshman Carter Johnson weaves through opponents in a game earlier this year. Chico State scored twice in the second half to beat Holy Names 2-1 on Saturday. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

September 20, 2014

The Chico State men's soccer team came back from a goal down at halftime to win 2-1 against Holy Names University in Arcata on Saturday,The Wildcats remained undefeated on the season and have allowed just two goals in the first six games. Freshman goalkeeper Luke Dennison, who had three saves on the day, descri...

Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Chico State men's soccer player Mike Janjigian (20) elevates for a ball during Sunday's match against Saint Martin's University. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

September 16, 2014

Returning from a foot injury can be one of the hardest obstacles to overcome, especially in a sport that revolves around footwork. But coming back from two injuries to the same foot, that's even tougher. Chico State men's soccer player Michael Janjigian knows firsthand, or foot, because he went through the same injury twice. Now the senior captain is on the comeback trail for...

First-years having early success on men’s soccer team

Chico State men's soccer player Patrick Lee approaches a defender in a game earlier this season.

Jose Olivar

September 15, 2014

One of the biggest issues for the Chico State men’s soccer team this season was the departure of 11 players last year.Because of that, the Wildcats needed help from their incoming first-years and transfers to make it to the playoffs for the sixth time under head coach Felipe Restrepo. ...

Chico State men’s soccer team wins 2-0

Chico State men's soccer play lets a shot fly earlier last week. The Wildcats beat the Academy of Art 2-0 Friday night. Photo credit: John Domogma

Jose Olivar

September 12, 2014

The Chico State men’s soccer team won its second game of the season Friday night against a tough opponent, the Academy of Arts, with a final score of 2-0. First-year midfielder Carter Johnson scored his first collegiate goal to give Chico State (2-0-1) the lead at 31:33 in the first half. The Wildcats ...

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