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‘Cats hoping for continued success

‘Cats hoping for continued success

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team had a very exciting season last year. The team went 23-8, its best record since 2009, and made it to both the California Collegiate Association and NCAA Championship Tournament last year. They hope to maintain that level of success and build on it in its upcoming se...

Volleyball team advances to semifinals

Volleyball team advances to semifinals

Kenta Mcafee

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team utilized its star setter and outside hitters Nov. 18 to sweep Cal State Dominguez Hills and advance to the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament's semifinals. The Wildcats posted nine sweeps in their conference on their road to the CCAA Tournament but had a...

Star players shine on the court

Star players shine on the court

Cydney Nance

November 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

No single athlete can represent an entire team, but the players that hit game-winning shots or snag the final kill seem to stand above the rest.The Chico State athletic department is no stranger to greatness with dominant performances in the cross country, basketball, soccer and volleyball teams thi...

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Sonoma State ends volleyball team’s five-game streak

Gabriel Moreno

October 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For the first time since Sept. 9 the Chico State Volleyball team failed to win a set against its opponent. The Sonoma State Seawolves walked onto the top-ranking Wildcats home court Oct. 29 with a second place ranking in their division and a five-game win streak. In three sets, the Seawolves closed...

Volleyball defends home court

Volleyball defends home court

Gabriel Moreno

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team remained undefeated at home in their game against the Stanislaus State Warriors Oct. 22.   Senior middle-hitter Ashton Kershner led the team's defensive effort with six blocks in the game and four digs. Kernsher also helped the team on offense with nine...

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Danielle Pubill

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team shutout the San Francisco State Gators Oct. 18 to earn its sixth shutout since starting the conference.The team has not succeeded in having more than five sweeps in a conference season since 2013 when it earned seven.The win extends the Wildcats record to 15-5 and thei...

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference, the team managed a six-game win streak for the first time since 2011. The successful play of the Wi...

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Volleyball avenges previous loss

Gabriel Moreno

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team avenged their loss to the Jacks Sept. 24, with a 3-1 win on the 'Cats home court Oct. 7.The win extends the Wildcats record to 12-4, and their conference record to 6-1. Chico State has yet to suffer a loss at home and has a four-game win streak.The first set opened with ...

‘Cats break 20-year streak

‘Cats break 20-year streak

Makayla Hopkins

October 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Wildcat fans roar as Chico State women’s volleyball senior setter Torey Thompson scores the winning point from Kim Wright, in the third set making it the first time since 1995 that the Wildcats have beat Cal State San Bernardino. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 10-4 and the...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Women’s volleyball team wins first round of NCAA DII West Showcase

Gabriel Moreno

September 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women’s volleyball team swept the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks on Sept. 8 in the first round of the NCAA DII West Region Volleyball Showcase.The game brings the 'Cats win streak to fours and extends their overall season record to 4-1.An early service ace and a kill by ju...

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

Volleyball faces tough first loss of the season

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State's women's volleyball team started off their season by competing in the Route 92 Showdown, the team faced the Dominican University Penguins. The 'Cats had a close game against the Penguins, but lost in the final set 2-3.The first set started off with Chico State and Dominican Universit...

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