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Women’s soccer team searches for a win

Women’s soccer team searches for a win

Gabriel Moreno

September 25, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on Sept. 24, and lost 0-1.The loss brings the 'Cats losing streak to three, and their overall record to 4-3-1. Chico State went undefeated in their preseason, but have yet to pick up a win since the start of their conferenc...

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After an undefeated preseason, the women's soccer team has struggled in the CCAA with a 0-2 record.Last season, the team went 8-3-1 during their league play and started out the year with a worse preseason record.Part of the current losing streak is the 'Cats extended road trip, as they have their first...

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 soccer team on a streak

Women’s soccer team on a streak

Kenta Mcafee

September 13, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on The Academy of Art Urban Knights on Sept. 11 on the 'Cats home field, and won 5-0. The win increases Chico State's streak to three, and their season record to 4-0-1. Along with snagging the win, Chico State managed to keep their opponent shot less for the s...

Women’s soccer team succeeds despite struggles

Women’s soccer team succeeds despite struggles

Jordan Jarrell

September 9, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State women’s soccer found success early in their season, with a strong defense and aggressive offense paving the way for their triumph. The team had a promising preseason, with one win and one tie, and have continued stride as they hold a 2-0-1 overall record early in the season. Head ...

Four minute goal for the win

Four minute goal for the win

Gabriel Moreno

September 8, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State scored a goal with four minutes remaining and propelled themselves to a 1-0 win over the Seattle Pacific Falcons on Sept. 7. The win brought the 'Cats overall record to 2-0-1 for the season.Senior forward Shelby Lanksbury scored the winning goal of the game. It was her first of the seaso...

Women’s soccer earns first win of the year

Women’s soccer earns first win of the year

Gabriel Moreno

August 27, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State women’s soccer team snagged a 5-0 win, their first win of the year, over the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs. The game took place on Aug. 26 on the 'Cats home field, in their first exhibition game.Carlie Reader scored the first goal of the season for the 'Cats, and her fourth of her colle...

Soccer player succeeds on the field and in the classroom

Soccer player succeeds on the field and in the classroom

Esther Briggs

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

It's a special feeling to be able to put on your school's uniform and lace up your cleats before stepping out onto the soccer field. However, there is also something to be said about holding the third highest GPA for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I and Division II Scholar...

More fútbol, less football

More fútbol, less football

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite what you may hear or what you see, soccer is quickly becoming one of America’s big sports. It may not be at the height of baseball, basketball or football yet, but it is gaining a big following. Sure, the sport may have players diving to oversell a foul but the same thing is done in basket...

Boulton blocks shots, makes huge saves for Wildcats

Boulton blocks shots, makes huge saves for Wildcats

Carlos Islas

October 22, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Playing goalkeeper is not as easy as it seems. It takes skill and a certain type of person to play in a position with so much importance. The Chico State women’s soccer team knows it can rely on first-year goalkeeper Mackenzie Boulton. Boulton has been solid in between the sticks this sea...

Women’s soccer team beats Cal State Stanislaus 2-1

Women’s soccer team beats Cal State Stanislaus 2-1

Carlos Islas

October 10, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

In a thrilling game that required overtime to decide the winner, the Chico State women’s soccer team defeated Cal State Stanislaus 2-1 at home on Oct. 4.The win improves the Wildcats' season record to 7-2-1 and improves their conference record to 3-1-0.First half: The game was tightly contested un...

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