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Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State East Bay in three sets

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State East Bay in three sets

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 2, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team won three straight sets against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers to take the match on Sept. 27. The win marked the team's 13th win of the season, and fifth in CCAA conference play. Set 1 - The first set was close throughout with six ties. The teams tied at eight, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 19. The 'Cats pulled ...

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Julie Ortega

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After Friday night's loss against Sonoma State, the Wildcats were able to find success defeating Humboldt State 3-2 on Saturday, Sept. 26. The Wildcats got the victory with set scores of: 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-12. The key for the 'Cats yet again was sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano, who ended the night ...

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Nick Reddy

September 27, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The first Friday home match for women’s volleyball fans ended in a disappointing fashion as the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association and NCAA West Region champion, Sonoma State, dropping three straight sets by more than four points each frame.Perhaps some nervous jitters were present for the host ‘Cats in th...

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 24, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It was a Tuesday night thriller for the Chico State women's volleyball team as it racked up its 11th win of the season, and third in conference play, with a 3-2 set win over the San Francisco State Gators. Set one: The first set of the match was close. Both teams were tied at six, and then again at 15. The...

Women’s volleyball takes down Cal State Dominguez Hills

Women’s volleyball takes down Cal State Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats traveled down to Southern California to face off against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, winning in four sets to improve to 10-2 overall and 2-0 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings. Led by setter Torey Thompson’s 51 assists, the ‘Cats got a solid s...

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Women’s volleyball swept by Cal State LA

Jason Spies

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats' great start to the 2015 season sputtered in Los Angeles as they were swept by the Golden Eagles in three sets. Sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano led Chico with 12 kills while junior setter Torey Thompson had a team high of 33 assists. Even with great play from both 'Cats, the ...

Killer ‘Cat: Sophomore hitter Mediano to have breakout season

Killer ‘Cat: Sophomore hitter Mediano to have breakout season

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

When sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano was growing up, she idolized her older cousins. Whatever they did, naturally she wanted to try. Her cousins twirled batons, so she twirled a baton. Her cousins played volleyball, so she played volleyball. However, volleyball was where Mediano found her passi...

Chico State women’s volleyball wins first game of CCAA play

Chico State women’s volleyball wins first game of CCAA play

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After losing two games last week, the Chico State women's volleyball team rebounded to sweep the Cal State East Bay Pioneers in three sets to win their home opener and first CCAA conference match. The team improves to 9-2 on the season and are now 1-0 in CCAA play. Set 1: The game started off back and forth, unti...

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Nick Reddy

September 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Playing back-to-back doubleheaders is an arduous task, especially during the first two days of the season. Cody Hein, women's volleyball head coach, and his squad were up for the challenge, racking up four wins in four games to open the 2015 season at the Route 92 Showdown in Belmont on Saturday.The ‘Cats handed ...

‘Cats win 6 straight sets to start season 2-0

‘Cats win 6 straight sets to start season 2-0

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Wildcats showed up to the Route 92 Showdown ready to play as they didn't even drop a set, winning 6 straight to sweep their first two games of the season. In the morning, the 'Cats completed a three set sweep of Dominican University of California, then came back hours later to do the same to Holy Names University. Game 1: 1st set- With the sc...

Passing the pack: Women’s volleyball aims to bump up

Passing the pack: Women’s volleyball aims to bump up

Nick Reddy

September 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Those familiar with the NBA know how much of a disparity there is between the top tier teams and the lowly bottom feeders in the league. Some teams are vying for a championship and some are stuck on the bottom rung of the ladder. Then there are those left out of playoff contention, albeit a distinct step ...

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Wildcat volleyball team sweeps Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy

November 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

[box]Chico State 3, Cal State Dominguez Hills 0Scores: 25-12, 25-12, 25-19.Kills: Olivia Mediano (15); Kristyn Casalino (13).Assists: Torey Thompson (41).Digs: Emily Duran (14)[/box]The Chico State women’s volleyball team has alternated winning and losing their past eight matches. After a loss Frid...

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