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Volleyball reaches final round of CCAA

Volleyball reaches final round of CCAA

Cydney Nance

November 23, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A second sweep in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament propelled the Chico State volleyball team to the CCAA finals.The Wildcats were able to take down Stanislaus State behind the talented play of first-year outside hitter Kim Wright. Wright had 11 kills in the game which closed ou...

Star players shine on the court

Star players shine on the court

Cydney Nance

November 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

No single athlete can represent an entire team, but the players that hit game-winning shots or snag the final kill seem to stand above the rest.The Chico State athletic department is no stranger to greatness with dominant performances in the cross country, basketball, soccer and volleyball teams thi...

Volleyball clinches North Division Title

Volleyball clinches North Division Title

Gabriel Moreno

November 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A comeback win Nov. 11 against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros clinched the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division title. The win also marked the fourth time in 14 years that head coach Cody Hein has reached the 20-win mark in a single season. Chico State currently holds a 20-6...

Volleyball team sweeps Tritons

Volleyball team sweeps Tritons

Makayla Hopkins

November 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After a tough loss against Sonoma State, the Chico State Volleyball team came out with intensity against the UC San Diego Tritons and closed the game in three sets Nov. 4. Despite the many errors, first-year outside hitter Camryn Rocha and junior outside hitter Olivia Mediano dominated the first set...

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Gabriel Moreno

October 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first time since Sept. 9 the Chico State Volleyball team failed to win a set against its opponent. The Sonoma State Seawolves walked onto the top-ranking Wildcats home court Oct. 29 with a second place ranking in their division and a five-game win streak. In three sets, the Seawolves closed...

Volleyball defends home court

Volleyball defends home court

Gabriel Moreno

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team remained undefeated at home in their game against the Stanislaus State Warriors Oct. 22.   Senior middle-hitter Ashton Kershner led the team's defensive effort with six blocks in the game and four digs. Kernsher also helped the team on offense with nine...

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference, the team managed a six-game win streak for the first time since 2011. The successful play of the Wi...

Wright’s record night snaps win streak

Wright’s record night snaps win streak

Gabriel Moreno

October 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A record night from first-year middle hitter Kim Wright was not enough to lift Chico State to a win against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Oct. 15. Wright delivered 20 kills in the game, passing her previous collegiate record of 17 that she attained earlier this season. Wright led the offense in the ...

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Volleyball team succeeds in Sonoma

Gabriel Moreno

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team succeeded in extending their win streak to five Oct. 11 in their game against the Sonoma State Seawolves. The 'Cats won the game 3-1 and improved their season record to 13-4. Chico State leads their conference with a 7-1 record. The Seawolves took an early 1-0 lead...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Gabriel Moreno

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team avenged their loss to the Jacks Sept. 24, with a 3-1 win on the 'Cats home court Oct. 7.The win extends the Wildcats record to 12-4, and their conference record to 6-1. Chico State has yet to suffer a loss at home and has a four-game win streak.The first set opened with ...

Volleyball snags another win

Volleyball snags another win

Gabriel Moreno

October 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team swept their third consecutive game Oct. 5 to improve their overall record to 11-4 and their conference record to 5-1.The win came against the Stanislaus State Warriors and was the result of continuous errors that gave the 'Cats the advantage. Chico State committed just 11 e...

‘Cats break 20-year streak

‘Cats break 20-year streak

Makayla Hopkins

October 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wildcat fans roar as Chico State women’s volleyball senior setter Torey Thompson scores the winning point from Kim Wright, in the third set making it the first time since 1995 that the Wildcats have beat Cal State San Bernardino. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 10-4 and the...

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