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Machismo and violence have no place in the soccer world

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // March 10, 2022

Machismo over a rivalry turned a regular soccer Saturday into the worst day of soccer in Mexico’s history.  The horrible incident occurred on March 5 in the Mexican Atlas’ fan base is notoriously...

Chico State Womens Soccer team before a game.

Women’s soccer program stays true to its traditions

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // December 9, 2021

When looking at the history of the women’s soccer program at Chico State, you don’t have to go back too far. Through 38 years, there have been two coaches in the program's history and when the Wildcats...

Womens soccer team huddled together.

Returning Wildcats reflect and look ahead to next season

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // November 30, 2021

The Wildcats lost three important players at the end of the 2021 season, defenders Jordan Doukakis and Kylie Martinez and midfielder Sarah Emigh. However, a goalkeeper who earned Freshman of the Year,...

Wildcats huddling up in a match earlier this season.

Wildcats come out victorious over top seeded Sonoma State Seawolves

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // October 31, 2021

The Wildcats defeated the Sonoma State Seawolves on Monday with a 1-0 victory, ending their two-game tying streak and senior weekend with three points.  After the weather on Sunday postponed the...

Senior defender Jordan Doukakis dribbling out the back in a match earlier this season.

Wildcats respond with win after rough loss

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // October 16, 2021

After a 3-0 loss on Friday, the Wildcats turned things around on Sunday and defeated Dominguez Hills 1-0 with a goal in the 76th minute.  The Chico State’s Women’s Soccer team faced their...

Freshman Klayre Barres working to get to the ball before her opponent.

Wildcats draw with San Marcos on Sunday

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // October 8, 2021

Sunday’s game was an offensive showing for the women’s soccer team. Despite the game ending in a scoreless tie against Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats showed they are a threat in front of the goal.  Coming...

Sutton earns 250th career win in conference opener

Sutton earns 250th career win in conference opener

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // October 5, 2021

In their conference opener at University Stadium the Wildcats defeated Cal State San Bernardino 2-1. They began the season 1-0 and allowed coach Kim Sutton to celebrate her 250th career victory as a head...

Chico State Wildcats head coach Kim Sutton (center) encourages the team against Dominican Penguins during the second half of their womens soccer game on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Chico, Calif.

Wildcats must wait for Coach Sutton’s 250th win; last preseason game ends in a draw

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // September 29, 2021

Chico State Women’s Soccer got a taste of conference play in their final preseason match. A late goal from Humboldt State tied the game and resulted in a 1-1 draw.  A victory on Saturday would...

Senior defender Jordan Doukakis carries the ball into the open space

Parsons dominant in win for the Wildcats

Mason Tovani, Reporter // September 20, 2021

Chico State Women’s Soccer added their fourth victory of the season on Saturday as they steamrolled Fresno Pacific University with a 4-1 victory.  The Wildcats struck first with a free kick from...

Forward Susanna Garcia takes on the defense.

Wildcats respond with dominant win

Mason Tovani, Reporter // September 17, 2021

After a loss Saturday night, Chico State women’s soccer planned to regroup and get back to their winning ways. The Wildcats took on Holy Names from Oakland, California and controlled the game the entire...

The Wildcats before their home opener

Wildcats drop home opener

Mason Tovani, Reporter // September 15, 2021

The Wildcats were looking to improve to 3-0 on the season but got handed their first loss at home by Seattle Pacific University in a 2-1 defeat.  The season opener at home ended in a loss for...

Chico State womens soccer team taking the field before Mondays game.

Wildcats score 3 unanswered goals, go undefeated on road trip 

Mason Tovani, Reporter // September 9, 2021

The Wildcats didn’t allow the Eagles to soar too high in their matchup Monday morning. Chico State women’s soccer rallied back from being down 1-0 to defeat Biola University 3-1.  Midway through...

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