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Women’s basketball team loses first preseason game

Women’s basketball team loses first preseason game

Cydney Nance

November 11, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

A double-double by junior forward Natalie Valenzuela wasn't enough to lift the Wildcats over Dominican Univerisity Nov. 11. Valenzuela had 14 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and four blocks in 33 minutes to snag the first double-double of her career. Despite the successful performance of Valenzuela,...

Women’s basketball team outscored by the Broncos

Cydney Nance

November 7, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The women's basketball team was unable to overcome the offense of the Santa Clara Broncos in their second exhibition game Nov. 5 but did prove the efficiency of its bench players.Of the 68 points that Chico State scored, 35 came from off the bench and had a high percentage from the free throw line, wit...

Wildcats bid a farewell to lone senior

Wildcats bid a farewell to lone senior

Gabriella Bermudez

March 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After a disappointing season resulting in a conference record of 5-15 and an overall record of 10-16, the Chico State's women's basketball team says goodbye to much more than a chance at the CCAA tournament.Get to know Brooke BowenSenior guard Brooke Bowen came to Chico as a transfer from Clark College ...

Wildcats extend kind gesture to injured player

Wildcats extend kind gesture to injured player

Gabriella Bermudez

February 27, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Visiting senior Monay Lee was commended during the Feb. 25 home game by receiving the honor of scoring the first basket after enduring her season-ending injury of a torn ACL. At the end of the game however, the Chico State women's basketball team lost in the battle against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Tor...

Women’s basketball team loses to Humboldt State

Women’s basketball team loses to Humboldt State

Gabriella Bermudez

February 23, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women's basketball team continues to struggle through the CCAA conference this season. The 'Cats lost their second consecutive CCAA conference game against the Humboldt State Jacks 67-73 on Feb. 20 at home.The loss drops the team's conference record to 5-13, and its overall season re...

Women’s basketball team rebounds in dominant fashion

Women’s basketball team rebounds in dominant fashion

Gabriella Bermudez

February 7, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women's basketball team controlled the court against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters both in rebounds and free throw percentage leading them to a victory of 60-36 on Feb. 6.The win brought the women's team to a conference record of 5-9 and an overall record of 10-10. First Quarter:Chico State...

Chico native shines in first basketball season

Chico native shines in first basketball season

February 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After being red shirted last season, first year McKena Barker is already starting to turn heads. A Chico native out of Pleasant Valley High School, she helped lead her high school team to multiple championships as well as being named Senior Athlete of the Year. Although new to Chico State, she is al...

Women’s basketball team extends win streak to three

Women’s basketball team extends win streak to three

January 31, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In a game in which there was only one lead change, the Chico State women’s basketball team extended its win streak to three after beating the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors 62-52 at home on Saturday Jan. 30. The win sets Chico State's season record at 9-9 and 4-8 in conference play, increasing its win p...

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