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Chico State volleyball team beats Simpson 3-0

Chico State volleyball team beats Simpson 3-0

Kevin Lucena

September 17, 2014


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  Start strong, finish strong seemed to be the theme of the Chico State Women’s volleyball team home opener on Tuesday night at Acker Gym. The Wildcats defeated the Simpson University Red Hawks 3-0, bringing Chico State's record to 3-3 on the year. The loss dropped Simpson University to 1-13 on the year. ...

Chico State volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Chico State volleyball team falls to UC San Diego

Nick Reddy

September 13, 2014


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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...

Wildcats volleyball picks up first win of season

Wildcats volleyball picks up first win of season

Nick Reddy

September 7, 2014


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Junior Shannon Boling led the way with a career-best 17 kills as the Chico State volleyball took advantage of the Western Oregon Wolves’ .104 hitting percentage to secure their first win of the 2014 season. The ‘Cats won in straight sets to sweep the Wolves 25-10, 27-25, 25-18.Chico State (...

Wildcat volleyball loses in straight sets to Dixie State

Wildcat volleyball loses in straight sets to Dixie State

Nick Reddy

September 5, 2014


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The Chico State women’s volleyball team is still searching for its first win of the 2014 season after losing 25-11, 26-24, 25-20 to Dixie State a day after getting swept against tournament host Seattle Pacific University. The ‘Cats face Western Oregon on Saturday at 1:30 pm in the conclusion...

Volleyball falls in three sets to start season

Volleyball falls in three sets to start season

benjamin marquez

September 5, 2014


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The Chico State volleyball team fell to Seattle Pacific in three sets on Thursday night to open the 2014 season. Scores were 25-12, 25-22, 25-17.In the first set, the 'Cats were up 3-2 until the Falcons made a run to go up 16-8. The eventually took the first set 25-12.Throughout the second set both teams battled back and fort...

Volleyball team trains to set, spike during offseason

Volleyball team trains to set, spike during offseason

Angelo Boscacci

February 17, 2014


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The Wildcats volleyball team is going through their offseason practices and workouts until the season starts in September, because getting better and staying strong are the keys to success. Anuhea Kaiaokamalie is a defensive specialist and outside hitter for the team. “We really need to focus on what we struggled wit...

Away games challenge Chico State athletes

Away games challenge Chico State athletes

Sergio Sanchez

February 12, 2014


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Al Pacino gave a speech to his team in “Any Given Sunday” that resonates with every athlete hoping to beat competition in unfamiliar territory. “The margin for error is so small,” Pacino said. “I mean, one half a step too late or too early and you don’t quite make it. One half second too slow, too fast, and you don’t ...

Freshman volleyball player sets up Wildcats for success

Freshman volleyball player sets up Wildcats for success

Jordyn Provence

October 29, 2013


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Team player, hard worker, competitive drive, natural leader and amazing athlete are just a few words Torey Thompson’s teammates have used to describe the true freshman setter from Newport Beach, Calif. Senior Molly Ratto had nothing but positive things to say about Thompson’s role as the newest Wildcat setter. “Torey is a huge asset to us be...

‘Cats bounce back

benjamin marquez

October 20, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team bounced back and defeated Humboldt State Saturday in four games (25-18, 24-26, 25-20, 25-14). In the first game, the Wildcats set the tone early and took the game 25-18. The Lumberjacks took the second game in extra play, fending off the 'Cats 26-24. The match w...

Volleyball team loses tough road game

benjamin marquez

October 18, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team lost to Cal Poly Pomona Thursday in four games (21-25, 18-25, 25-20, 17-25). In the first game, the Wildcats came out slow and the Broncos took the game 25-21. During the second, the 'Cats were down 17-16 until the Broncos went on a 8-2 run to go up two sets 25...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Sergio Sanchez

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s volleyball team ended the weekend with a sweep over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros Saturday with a score of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-18. The opening game was back and forth, with neither team able to run away with it. The score was tied 6-6 when the ’Cats found thei...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps San Francisco State

benjamin marquez

October 4, 2013


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After two tough losses last week, the Chico State women's volleyball team swept San Francisco State Friday in three games (25-16, 25-15, 25-18). In the first game, the Wildcats started off slow and were down 8-2 but rallied back to win the game 25-16. To start the second, the 'Cats reversed their slow ...

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