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Men’s soccer player returns from injury to lead team

Chico State men's soccer player Mike Janjigian (20) elevates for a ball during Sunday's match against Saint Martin's University. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

September 16, 2014

Returning from a foot injury can be one of the hardest obstacles to overcome, especially in a sport that revolves around footwork. But coming back from two injuries to the same foot, that's even tougher. Chico State men's soccer player Michael Janjigian knows firsthand, or foot, because he went through the same injury twice. Now the senior captain is on the comeback trail for...

Men’s soccer team wins 1-0 over Saint Martin’s

Chico State men' soccer player Mike Janjigian had a big role defensively in the Wildcat's shutout  on Sunday. Photo credit: John Domogma

Emerson Keenan

September 14, 2014

The Chico State mens soccer team beat the Saint Martins Saints 1-0 at home Sunday for the team's second straight shutout.Both teams went scoreless through the first period. Just after the second half began, Akwafei Ajeakwa shot home a cross from Patrick Lee for the lone goal of the game.Senior defender Mike Janjigian...

Wildcats gets first win of season

Sophomore Emily Shleppey works in practice. The Chico State women's soccer team won its first game of the season on Wednesday. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Angelo Boscacci

September 10, 2014

The Chico State women's soccer team got its first win of the season as the Wildcats beat 25th ranked Seattle Pacific University Falcons 1-0 on Wednesday night.The eventual game-winning goal was scored by forward Shelby Lanksbury with 38 minutes left in the game. "The ball was dibbled down the line to Pooja Patel. She hit it o...

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