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Softball senior day sweep

Naomi Monahan winds up to throw an underhand pitch against the Stanislaus State batter during Saturday’s game. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Noah Andrews

April 14, 2019

Chico State softball honored their seniors with a pregame ceremony before their doubleheader bout against Stanislaus State on Saturday. Bailey Akins, Wendy Cardinali, Amanda Flores, Ari Marsh, Naomi Monahan, and Claire Wayne, (the team's seniors) were able to sweeten their special day by sweeping...

Bittersweet day for Chico State Softball, split Friday doubleheader with Stanislaus State

Naomi Monahan picked up her third win of the season. She currently has a 2.91 ERA in 33 2/3 innings for the Wildcats. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Brandon Downs

April 12, 2019

Chico State’s softball team wins game two of Friday's doubleheader against the Stanislaus State Warriors, having lost the first game 3-5 and winning the second game 3-1. Game one: Coming off of three straight losses to Cal State Monterey Bay the Wildcats were in need of big plays to get back t...

Wildcats softball shutout doubleheader, sweeping Gators back to San Francisco

Bailey Akins celebrates her home run at home plate with her teammates. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Brandon Downs

February 10, 2019

Game one:Sophomore pitcher Brooke Larsen does it all in game one of Sunday’s doubleheader against the San Francisco Gators.Larsen is a representative of the 2019 Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Player of the Year Watch List. She proved the hype real by thro...

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

The Wildcats celebrate after clinching the No. 1 spot in their conference. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Justin Couchot

April 16, 2018

Another homestand, another sweep for the Chico State softball team as they finished a perfect 20-0 at home this season. With the four-game sweep came two more records broken for the Wildcats.In the bottom of the third inning of game two Friday, third baseman Bailey Akins launched a home run over the ...

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Bailey Akins celebrates following a double against Dominguez Hills. Akins tied the Chico State single season home run record Thursday with her 11th on the year. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Katalina Santamaria

March 30, 2018

The Chico State softball team continue to show their fans why they are the No.3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The Wildcats won both games of Thursday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills by mercy rule winning game one 9-1 and following that with a 14-2 victory in game two.The mercy rul...

Chico State softball stays unbeaten behind powerful bats and strong pitching

Pitcher Naomi

Katalina Santamaria

February 16, 2018

The Chico State softball team is beginning to feel unstable,after winning both games of their double-header Friday against Cal State San Marcos to improve their unbeaten record to 11-0. In game one, the Wildcats won 3-0, followed by a third straight shutout, winning 4-0.In game one of the double heade...

Monahan throws no hitter as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Bernardino

Junior outfielder Ari Marsh finished the day going 5-8 with two RBIs and a stolen base in the double header. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Austin Schreiber

February 11, 2018

The Wildcats softball team completed the final two games of a four game sweep of Cal State San Bernadino today, winning by a score of 9-1 in the first game and 8-0 in the second game. They are now 9-0 to start the season. While the Wildcats offense came up huge throughout the day scoring 17 runs...

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