The Orion

Top teams in conference battle in final minutes

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

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 to play as the lone score. “I definitely feel like we came off to a strong start first...

Men’s Soccer dazzles in home opener

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

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,” coach Felipe Restrepo said. “The guys are fortunate enough to have this facility, and we ha...

Chico State women’s soccer continues unbeaten streak

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

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 the team though, as they have kept their unbeaten streak alive, now totaling to 13 games.The Wildcats ...

Wildcat of the week – Jeremiah Egujie

Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

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 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

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

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 Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twi...

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 seven of the last eight games.The win streak propelled the Wildcats to the top of their conference, and ...

’Cats seize top-three ranking

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

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 Omar Nuno and Rajaee DeLane returning for their final season, but had difficulty finding the back ...

Men’s soccer team extends its season

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

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 Association and a postseason.To turn their luck around, Chico State won five-consecutive games in ...

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

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

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. Athletes on the field or court are guaranteed to argue with a referee during the questiona...

Men’s soccer suffers at home

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

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 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

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

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 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

Junior forward Pooja patel is greeted by her teammates as she takes the field. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016

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...

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