The Orion

Gelfand’s method to throwing heat

Junior pitcher Clayton Gelfand displays his four-seam fastball grip on the baseball. Photo credit: Danielle Pubill

Danielle Pubill

April 27, 2016

Pitching is a rare art form and is difficult at almost any level. With 81 innings pitched overall, junior right-handed pitcher Clayton Gelfand has given up only 62 hits and 25 runs. He has also struck out 73 batters this season. According to Gelfand, he has been pitching since he can remember. His...

Senior pitcher achieves childhood dream

Senior Brooke Langeloh stares down her target in a game on Feb. 21. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Danielle Pubill

March 8, 2016

Before senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh became the ace of the Chico State softball team, she started out like most athletes do, just a kid with a dream. "I love telling this story," Langeloh said when asked about the beginning of her love for softball. It all started with watching her dad play slow-pitch...

Kelly’s homer sparks ‘Cats offense in lone weekend win

Junior catcher Dillon Kelley loads up for the pitch in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kenta Mcafee

March 5, 2016

Junior catcher Dillon Kelly launched a home run to lead the 'Cats to a 10-7 win over the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, in Hayward on March 3.Kelly scored the first run for the 'Cats after hitting a double in the top of the fourth. A sacrifice fly by junior outfielder Josh Falco brought Kelly home and ...

Baseball team holds ace up its sleeve

Junior Clayton Gelfand fires a pitch against the Academy of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kenta Mcafee

February 16, 2016

So far this season, the baseball team has been dominating the diamond and are spurred by the phenomenal pitching of junior Clayton Gelfand. Gelfand has had three starts for the 'Cats, and has racked up 15 strikeouts, one pick off and an opponent batting average of .182, against 43 batters. His...

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