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Wildcat of the week – Jeremiah Egujie

Wildcat of the week – Jeremiah Egujie

Andrew Baumgartner and Caitlyn Young

September 5, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Senior Jeremiah Egujie is a standout forward for the men's soccer team. Egujie scored both of the team's goals in the Wildcats opening day win. Egujie is looking to make a difference in his second season on the team after transferring from Arizona Western Community College. He is this week's Wildcat ...

Men’s Soccer triumphant in first game of season

Men’s Soccer triumphant in first game of season

Andrew Baumgartner

August 30, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State men's soccer started the season strong, defeating rival Seattle Pacific 2-0 on Thursday night in Chico. Senior Jeremiah Ugujie scored both the goals for the Wildcats in the victory. https://twitter.com/theorion_sports/status/1035384176256536577Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twi...

Full Disclosure: ’Cats reverse bad luck

Gabriel Moreno

November 14, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The end of the Chico State men's soccer team's season poorly reflected its effort.After going without a win in their first four games of their conference, the Wildcats turned the season around and won seven of the last eight games.The win streak propelled the Wildcats to the top of their conference, and ...

Men’s soccer team extends its season

Men’s soccer team extends its season

Danielle Pubill

October 24, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After starting with one of the worst conference records in the team's history, the Chico State men's soccer team finalized their season with a second place ranking in the California Collegiate Athletic Association and a postseason.To turn their luck around, Chico State won five-consecutive games in ...

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

Gabriel Moreno

October 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

A missed foul or bad call can severely alter the outcome of a game and can rob athletes of their hours of practice and training.Even in a fair game, it's impossible not to see the occasional flop or complaint. Athletes on the field or court are guaranteed to argue with a referee during the questiona...

Men’s soccer suffers at home

Men’s soccer suffers at home

Cydney Nance

October 9, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

An increased effort on offense couldn't help the Chico State men's soccer team as they fell 0-1 to the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles Oct. 7 on the 'Cats home field.Neither team was able to score in the first half because of the strong defense. The Wildcats took five shots in the half compared to four b...

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team battled against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos on Oct. 2 on the 'Cats home field and won 1-0. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 3-4-3, and their conference record to 2-2-2. The first half was dominated by the 'Cats who took six shots while allowing...

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Gabriel Moreno

September 12, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team fell short against the Cal Baptist University Lancers on Sept. 10, losing 1-2. The loss brings the 'Cats overall season record to 1-2-1.California Baptist out shot the Wildcats 12 to nine during the game, despite earning more fouls and off sides calls in the game. De...

Men’s soccer losses first game of the season

Men’s soccer losses first game of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 2, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State Men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 loss in their first game of the season against the Western Washington University Vikings on Sept. 1. The game was a mixture of fights and fouls, as Chico State accrued two yellow cards, 11 fouls and allowed three corner kicks. Western Washington University...

More fútbol, less football

More fútbol, less football

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite what you may hear or what you see, soccer is quickly becoming one of America’s big sports. It may not be at the height of baseball, basketball or football yet, but it is gaining a big following. Sure, the sport may have players diving to oversell a foul but the same thing is done in basket...

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