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The Chico State volleyball team circles up to get pumped up before a match. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Senior duo leaves Wildcats poised for greatness

December 14, 2015

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...

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

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....

Torey Thompson is on pace to break the record for most assists. The record is currently held by her coach, Sable Villaescusa. Photo credit: John Domogma

Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Nick Reddy // October 10, 2015

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...

Former Chico State volleyball player Sable Villaescusa (No. 9, bottom row second from left) spent time playing for a USA amateur team after her days as a Wildcat. Photo courtesy Sable Villaescusa

Wildcat Watch: Sable Villaescusa

Nick Reddy // September 13, 2014

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...

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