Athletics in Nation’s Top 25 for Sixth Year
The Chico State Athletic Department stands in 22nd place in the Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, 2008–09. For the sixth year in a row, the Wildcats finished among the top 25 schools in the nation.
Women’s Volleyball Qualifies for Nationals
Led by seniors Erica Brick, Megan Cape, Amy Jones, Lindsay Macias, Abbey Ranzau, and Kelly Smiland, the volleyball team earned its third straight berth in the NCAA Championship Tournament.
West Region’s Track Athlete of the Year
Michael Wickman, who finished third in the 1,500-and 800-meter events at the NCAA Championships, was the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s West Region Track Athlete of the Year.
First Baseman Receives Gold Glove
Opposing coaches selected Kevin Seaver as the Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association National Gold Glove recipient. The junior from Hilo, Hawaii, committed only one error in 335 chances this season and batted .442.
Women’s Golf Team Has Great Season
The Chico State women’s golf team qualified for the NCAA Championship Tournament by finishing third in the West Regional. They finished 12th in the nationals.
Scott Bauhs No.1-ranked Distance Runner
Scott Bauhs won all four events he entered in 2008, culminating in victory at the National Championships, and propelling Chico State to a third-place finish. Bauhs, who graduated in fall 2008, is currently the no. 21-ranked distance runner in the United States.