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Wildcat volleyball overwhelms Warriors

Wildcat volleyball overwhelms Warriors

Nick Reddy

October 1, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Any volleyball match that takes less than 90 minutes is usually a sign of a mismatch. That was the case Tuesday night in Turlock, as the Chico State women’s volleyball team quickly dispatched the CSU Stanislaus Warriors 25-22, 25-14, and 25-20.The sweep moves the bumps the Wildcats to the positive side of .500 to 6-5 overall and 4-3 in...

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

Nicholas Woodard

October 1, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Chico State's Justin Wiles finished in a tie for first place for the men's golf team at the season-opening Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate on Tuesday. Chico State took second as a team.Wiles ended the tournament at 8-under par. while teammate Alistair Docherty collected his 10th top-10 finish ...

Men’s golf team in 2nd place after two rounds

Kevin Lucena

September 29, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

[box]Chico State Golf at Western New Mexico InvitationalTeam Scores: Round 1: 292 Round 2: 281 Total: 573 (2nd place team)Top performers on the day:Justin Wiles: R1: 71 R2: 67 Total: 138 (t-1st overall)Alistair Docherty: R1: 69 R2: 71 Total: 140 (t-4th overall)[/box]The Chico State men...

Wildcat volleyball team stumbles against Humboldt State

Wildcat volleyball team stumbles against Humboldt State

Nick Reddy

September 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Traveling from San Bernardino to Arcata is one of the longest distance California Collegiate Athletic Association teams can cover. The Chico State women’s volleyball squad made that trip and came out fast to seize the first set, then faltered three times, giving the Humboldt State Lumberjacks a victory. The Wildcats lost 29-27, 20-25, 18-2...

Men’s soccer 4-game win streak snapped

Men’s soccer 4-game win streak snapped

Jose Olivar

September 27, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s winning streak ended Friday night, after losing in a competitive match against Dominguez Hills. The final score of the game was 1-0, in favor of Dominguez Hills. In what turned out to be a defensive match-up, neither team was able to score a goal in the first half of the game. ...

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Kevin Lucena

September 24, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team shot a 315 as a team to finish 10th at the Western New Mexico Intercollegiate Championship played in Avondale, Arizona. After posting their best team round of the season in Monday’s first round the Wildcats fell three spots in the 16-team event.Th...

Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Kevin Lucena

September 22, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team began the defense of their Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate title today in Avondale, Arizona. at the Coldwater Golf Club with a first round score of 305 (+17). That score put them in ninth place, 12 strokes off the lead set by St. Mary’s. Four of the five Wildcat golfers f...

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Kevin Lucena

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

When goalie Nick Vargas went to Chico State's financial office to talk about funding the school's hockey club, the office had no idea such a team actually existed. Vargas said he walked away with $30, enough for five pucks.Evidently, the Chico State Inline Hockey Team does exist and it has for some time. The team was founded in...

Women’s volleyball team edges Monterey Bay

Women’s volleyball team edges Monterey Bay

Nick Reddy

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Whenever the Chico State volleyball team and the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters battle, it’s going to be a good fight. Eight of the last 10 meetings between the teams have gone to five sets. This one was a bit shorter, and the ‘Cats came out on top. Chico bested Monterey Bay 25-13, 25-19, 24-26, and 25-14.In a m...

Men’s golf ready to open season

Men’s golf ready to open season

Kevin Lucena

September 17, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Championships, the Chico State men's golf team is back in action. Here's a look at the members of the team and their goals for the upcoming year. 2013-2014 Season 12 Highlights [box] Ranked No. 5 in the nation by The Golf Coaches Association of America as of May 1...

Women’s soccer team stay undefeated at home

Women’s soccer team stay undefeated at home

Ryan Grady

September 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team beat Saint Martin's 3-1 in Chico on Sunday.The Wildcats were familiar with the back of the net early, scoring three unanswered goals in the first 15 minutes. Junior Nicole Roberts set the tone by scoring in the ninth minute off of a corner kick that grazed a Saint Martin's defender as it went r...

Chico State volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Chico State volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Nick Reddy

September 13, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s volleyball team fell to the 14th-ranked UC San Diego Tritons in La Jolla to cap their first conference road trip.The match ended 24-26 25-21, 25-11, 25-22. The Wildcats fall to 1-1 in California Collegiate Athletic Association play after playing the Tritons tough for the first half of the match. Riding high off their come-from-behind five-set win agains...

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