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Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

December 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

There’s a piece of advice that goes something along the lines of, “Make sure that whatever you leave behind is better than how you found it.” While it's always hard to leave something behind, such as a collegiate volleyball career, not often are graduating players able to confidently proclaim that they are departing a situation better than they...

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Women’s volleyball team beats Cal State Monterey Bay in 4 sets

Nick Reddy

October 18, 2015


Filed under Volleyball

Bouncing back from a gritty five-set defeat the previous night, the Chico State women’s volleyball team shook off a slow start to top the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in four sets on Saturday, Oct. 10.Set 1: Before many fans had taken their seats, the Wildcats found themselves behind 0-6, forcing...

Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Nick Reddy

October 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

There is a general consensus among sports fans that within sports teams, some positions are more valuable than others— especially on the offensive side.However, often times overlooked among the list of most vital roles in team athletics is the setter in volleyball. Tasked with trying to make every second con...

Wildcat Watch: Sable Villaescusa

Wildcat Watch: Sable Villaescusa

Nick Reddy

September 13, 2014


Filed under Sports

Chico State has produced many exceptional women’s volleyball players over the years. 2012 graduate Sable Villaescusa, the school's career leader in assists, is one of those greats, and she has kept busy since leaving Chico.After concluding a stellar career and earning a degree in English studies with a minor in huma...

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