The Cougar Chronicle

Cougars supplement team with young talent

Cougars supplement team with young talent

Nick Heid, Sports Reporter

September 18, 2019

It’s still early in their NCAA Division II lifetime but each year it seems CSUSM’s teams gain more and more talent as they begin their 3rd full year as eligible members. This year, the trend continues. Specifically, the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have made some major ...

Cougars start off their 2019 season with a bang

Cougars start off their 2019 season with a bang

Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The CSUSM men’s soccer team set the tone for the start of the fall 2019 season after winning their home opener 3-0 against No. 25 Fresno Pacific University. The Cougars started off hot as Parker Hodges scored in the 10th minute after a pass from Corbin Thaete down midfield which allow...

Cougars win over CSUMB in season finale

Krystina Andrade

March 25, 2019

The CSUSM men’s basketball team collected its final win of the season over CSUMB, 90-84 at The Sports Center. Bryce Sloan, Dalton Soffer, J.R Williams and Khalil Fuller all scored in double digits.   The Cougars led at the 14:16 mark by eight points when forward, Darae Elliott, hit a j...

Cougars reach semifinals, fall to rival UCSD 70-63

Krystina Andrade

March 25, 2019

The CSUSM women's basketball team wrapped-up their season after losing, 70-63, to undefeated UC San Diego (29-0) in the semifinal game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) tournament.   The Cougars finished fourth in the CCAA with a 14-8 conference record and 18-10 ov...

CSUSM women’s basketball advance to the CCAA semifinals.

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 25, 2019

The CSUSM women’s basketball team beat Cal State University Dominguez Hills in the first round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) tournament on March 5 at The Sports Center.   In the first quarter, the CSUDH had a 3-point lead at 7:31 when center Ahlisha Henderson hit a jump shot (8-5). The Cougar...

CSUSM win against CSUMB, advance to 17-9 overall.

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 25, 2019

The CSUSM women’s basketball team collected a win over the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters, increasing their winning streak to six.   The Cougars started the first quarter strong, resulting in the Otters only scoring 12 points while CSUSM scored 24 points. Freshman guard Dynnah Buckner lea...

Austin Ott shares baseball experiences

Austin Ott shares baseball experiences

Dania Meza, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Senior center fielder, Austin Ott, reflects on his time on the Cougars baseball team and his hopes for National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II championship in his last season. Part of Austin Ott’s legacy in the dugout is as a leader on the team, along with recently named California Colle...

Women’s basketball victorious after a late comeback

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

CSUSM’s women’s basketball team beat Cal State Dominguez Hills, 76-64 on Feb.16 at the Sports Center.   CSUSM started the game off slow, the CSUDH Toros led early in the first quarter 6-0 at 8:30;  their main scorer being senior forward, Nautica Morrow, with four points. After a CSUSM ...

CSUSM falls to Cal State Dominguez Hills

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The Cal State San Marcos Cougars fall short to the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 69-63, on Feb. 16.   The Toros took the lead early in the first quarter, 12-4, at 16:22. The Cougars began to catch up after a steal by senior guard J.R. Williams and a jumper by freshman guard, Bryce Sloan...

Men’s basketball secures third conference win

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team took down The Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles 87-70 at The Sports Center on Feb.14.   CSUSM started the first half strong with junior forward, Khalil Fuller, being a prominent player with 6 points at the 14:22 mark. A three-pointer by f...

Women’s basketball team collects win against Cal State East Bay

Women’s basketball team collects win against Cal State East Bay

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The CSUSM women’s basketball team won against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, 61-48, on Feb. 28 at The Sports Center.   At the end of the first quarter, the Cougars led 11-8. A layup in the second quarter by CSUSM guard, Dynnah Buckner, put the Cougars up by five at the 3:45 mark (19...

Baseball sweeps doubleheader to win CSUDH game series

Mollie Smith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2019

On Feb. 24, the Cal State San Marcos baseball team swept a twinbill against Dominguez Hills at the CSUSM Baseball Field to claim their second California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) series of the season.   The Cougars dominated game one of the day’s doubleheader 7-2 followed by...