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Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Fans, parents and players getting food before announcements start at the Tip-Off Social on Tuesday. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar

Ricardo Tovar

November 11, 2018

Head coach Brian Fogel's team hosted its annual Tip-Off Social that was open to the public Tuesday. Held at Bidwell Golf Course, it was a great chance for eager fans to get a look at this year's edition of the team. It was a warm and welcoming social environment. Full of happy chattering from fans a...

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Junior forward, Marvin Timothy throws down a dunk for the Wildcats. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018

“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Senior Kayla Taylor, 30, sets a screen for fellow senior Whitney Branham, 3, against UCSD. Both were award winners for the Wildcats Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Andrew Baumgartner

March 3, 2018

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena Barker were all reci...

Women’s basketball brings home the win as seniors lead by example

Senior Haley Cremen, left, poses with her mother, Penni Cremen. Cremen was one of four seniors  honored during Saturday's Senior Night. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Courtney Chapman

February 18, 2018

The Wildcats showed up ready to defend Aker one last time this year and did just that defeating Cal State San Marcos 74-56 in an explosive game Saturday night during Senior Night for the Wildcats. There was a ceremony for the senior players before the game. Their families surrounded them as their tim...

Wildcat ladies lose first round

Marc Wilson

March 4, 2017

The Chico State Women’s basketball team's season ended in heartbreak as the team lost its first-round game of the CCAA post season tournament to Cal State East Bay. Back-to-back buckets by junior Kayla Taylor gave the Wildcats an early lead, but East Bay bounced back and find its groove to go on...

Women’s basketball is on the right track

Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Patrick Pace

February 14, 2017

After two 10-16 seasons, Chico State women's basketball seems to be trending in the right direction again. The Wildcats are currently 14-8 overall with a 9-3 record at home and are currently in 7th place in the CCAA. They could have a chance to go to the CCAA postseason tournament for the first time in...

Women’s basketball team rallies against Notre Dame

Sophomore forward McKena Barker contests a shot during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Cydney Nance

November 14, 2016

The Chico State women's basketball team rallied behind the incredible play of sophomore forward Natalie Valenzuela Nov. 12 to pull off a 59-44 win against Notre Dame University.Valenzuela posted double-digit scoring numbers for the second consecutive game, along with five rebounds and four blocks. V...

Women’s basketball team loses first preseason game

McKena Barker inbounds the ball during a Wildcat home game. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Cydney Nance

November 11, 2016

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

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

Senior Brooke Bowen elevates to take a shot over her opponent. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Gabriella Bermudez

March 8, 2016

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

Sophomore Natalie Valenzuela waits for a pass from her teammate in a game on Feb. 19. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Gabriella Bermudez

February 27, 2016

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

Sophomore Whitney Branham dribbles around her opponent in a game against Cal State Stanislaus. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Gabriella Bermudez

February 23, 2016

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...

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