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Olivia Mediano gets ready for a game against Cal State East Bay in Acker Gym on Tuesday. Photo credit: John Domogma

Killer ‘Cat: Sophomore hitter Mediano to have breakout season

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // September 21, 2015

When sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano was growing up, she idolized her older cousins. Whatever they did, naturally she wanted to try. Her cousins twirled batons, so she twirled a baton. Her cousins...

Womens volleyball head coach, Cody Hein, talks to his athletes during Tuesdays game against Cal State University East Bay. Photo credit: John Domogma

Hein hits milestone, squad begins conference play

Nick Reddy // September 20, 2015

Cody Hein might say that he and the Chico State women’s volleyball team have their sights set on a postseason appearance, and while that may be true, its hard to deny that the Wildcats' sizzling...

High school senior Natalia Betancourt proudly wears her Chico State sweatshirt in her home in Southern California. Betancourt will be joining the Wildcat volleyball team in the fall. Photo courtesy of Natalia Betancourt.

High school powerhouse to join Wildcat volleyball team

Julie Ortega // January 26, 2015

Volleyball high school standout Natalia Betancourt officially signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Chico State in the fall of 2015. Betancourt ended her high school career with 1,624...

The Chico State womens club volleyball team poses for a picture with coach Tommy Gott. Photo courtesy of Cat Williford.

New president to lead women’s volleyball club

Nick Reddy // October 18, 2014

First-year presidents of any organization, be it a country, company or club, have their work cut out for them. Cat Williford, a junior history major, is taking over the top-tier position for the Chico...

Chico State volleyball player Kristyn Casalino meets the opposition at the net. Photo credit: John Domogma

Uncommon hitting style key to volleyball offense

Nick Reddy // October 12, 2014

Year after year, as players come and go, the Chico State volleyball team’s best offensive set has remained the same. Whenever an easy-to-receive ball floats over the net, it’s a safe bet for...

Wildcat Shannon Boling spikes the ball over Amber Tygart from Cal State Monterey Bay September 20 at Acker Gym. Photo credit: John Domogma

Volleyball player leads offensive attack

benjamin marquez // October 5, 2014

Shannon Boling is on a killing spree.The 5 feet 10 inches junior outside hitter for the Chico State women's volleyball team has moved into a vital role this year. Boling's aggressive play has helped her...

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