The Orion

Striving to Improve

The team huddles up to talk about the game.

Patrick Pace

August 28, 2017

The Chico State men's soccer team begins its season on Aug. 31 against Seattle Pacific University. The Wildcats hope to go even further than they did in their up-and-down season last year. Last season, Chico State started off conference play with three losses before rising up and winning seven of...

Men’s soccer team falls at home

Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Cydney Nance

November 4, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team had momentum on its side in the first round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament Nov. 1 but fell 0-1 to Cal State San Bernardino.The team's competed on the Wildcats home field, where Chico State held a 6-3 record for the season. The Coyotes a...

On the road again

Brielynn Tovani juggles the ball away from a defender. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

October 1, 2016

The life of a student-athlete can become quite overwhelming while trying to balance school, practice and their personal lives. Student athletes will have to succumb to the occasional away game.Men's SoccerJunior forward Sasha Peranteau is no stranger to traveling for a game, but still finds it difficult ...

Chico State men’s soccer wins 2-1 in overtime over Dominican University

Julie Ortega

September 18, 2015

The Chico State Wildcats won their first game of the season against Dominican University last Saturday. After the game went into overtime, Carter Johnson, sophomore midfielder, scored the winning goal. Starting the game in goal for the Wildcats was first-year Andrew Matthews, while sophomore Triston M...

Chico State men’s soccer team season recap

Matt Hurlow sends a shot flying during a game earlier this season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Jose Olivar

November 4, 2014

Chico State’s men’s soccer team will miss the playoffs for the first time in five years.The men’s soccer team finished eighth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association standings, with a 3-6-2 conference record and an 8-6-3 overall record. It was only the second in head men's s...

First-year versus transfer experiences

Chico State cross country runner Steven Martinez. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats.

Jose Olivar

September 21, 2014

First-year and transfer athletes go through many of the same experiences. A new school in a new place, not to mention a new team to fit into. But what are the differences? The Orion talked to both transfer and first-year athletes about this transition. Here's what they had to say:What is the most challenging p...

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