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Renteria controlling the ball in 2020 for the Wildcats.

Cooper Renteria: A veteran returns for Wildcat soccer

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // April 19, 2021

Cooper Renteria is poised and eager to tackle his new leadership role for the men’s soccer team this season.  Renteria, a midfielder, is a fifth-year returner for the Wildcats after redshirting...

Jordan Jackmon and Garrett Hogbin went full sprint for the ball . Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Top teams in conference battle in final minutes

Wesley Harris // October 12, 2019

Chico State men’s soccer lost in heartbreaking fashion to the conference leading Cal Poly Pomona Broncos Friday night. Chico played a fair game until Pomona found a crevice in the net with four minutes...

Garrett Hogbin celebrating in a victory run. Photo credit: Hana Beaty

Men’s Soccer dazzles in home opener

Wesley Harris // September 13, 2019

Chico State puts on a three score show at University Stadium in home opener over Concordia University (Oregon). “It always fun playing at University stadium. It’s such a special place to play,”...

Chico State Midfielder, Cooper Renteria, looks to shoot the ball against UC Santa Cruz in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Chico State women’s soccer continues unbeaten streak

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // October 18, 2018

The Chico State women’s soccer team has ended their seven-game winning streak on the road against in a tie with Stanislaus State thanks to a late goal by the Warriors. It was not disheartening to...

Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Wildcat of the week – Jeremiah Egujie

Andrew Baumgartner and Caitlyn Young // September 5, 2018

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...

Chico State Forward #9 Jeremiah Egujie celebrates his second goal of the game with his teammates on Thursday night against Seattle Pacific Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

Men’s Soccer triumphant in first game of season

Andrew Baumgartner // August 30, 2018

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...

Full Disclosure: ’Cats reverse bad luck

Gabriel Moreno // November 14, 2016

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...

Senior forward Omar Nuno battles for the ball against a Sonoma State player. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

’Cats seize top-three ranking

Cydney Nance // November 2, 2016

While a 0-3-1 start to its conference may have plagued the Chico State men's soccer team, its meteoric rise to second has proven its resilience.The team had plenty of scoring power with senior forwards...

Senior forward Omar Nuno jumps to gain control of the ball against a defender. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Men’s soccer team extends its season

Danielle Pubill // October 24, 2016

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...

First-year goalkeeper Caityln Duval struggles to get up after being knocked down with first-year forward Sarah Yang. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

Gabriel Moreno // October 23, 2016

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....

Junior midfielder Frankie Palmer attempts to beat a defender at midfield while calling for the ball. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Men’s soccer suffers at home

Cydney Nance // October 9, 2016

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...

Senior forward Rajaee DeLane juggles the ball away from a defender during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Gabriel Moreno // October 2, 2016

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...

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