The Cougar Chronicle

Cougars finish cross country season on triumphant note

Nick Heid

December 8, 2019

This year, CSUSM had yet another great year in terms of fall sports. It’d be tough to argue that any performance was better than the Cougars Cross Country showing this season. The men’s team began their season without hesitation. They opened with consecutive first place team finishes and ne...

Coach’s spotlight with volleyball’s Andrea Leonard

Coach’s spotlight with volleyball’s Andrea Leonard

Mai Enriquez, Sport Writer

November 21, 2019

Andrea Leonard is a senior woman administrator and the head volleyball coach for CSUSM. Q: What is your history with volleyball? A: All the way since junior high and high school. I’ve coached college volleyball for almost 20 years now and I started off from Michigan, and most of my experience...

CSUSM alumn recruited for the Major Leagues, shares experience

CSUSM alumn recruited for the Major Leagues, shares experience

Nick Herd, Sports Writer

November 21, 2019

Taylor Ahearn spent two years at Cal State San Marcos playing college baseball with the Cougars in 2016 and 2017. Next on Ahearn’s agenda was getting drafted by the Boston Red Sox. Ahearn is from Santee, CA and played baseball at Saint Augustine High School in San Diego. He graduated from Saint...

CSUSM Men’s soccer helps bid to make CCAA tournament

CSUSM Men’s soccer helps bid to make CCAA tournament

Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor

November 10, 2019

The Cougars men’s soccer team won in a thriller over Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros this past weekend to strengthen their bid to make the CCAA tournament. Starting with the men’s team, the score would remain tied throughout the first half until the 52nd minute when the Cougars, Juan amilo Salazar,...

Women’s volleyball take on Cal State Dominguez Hills

Women’s volleyball take on Cal State Dominguez Hills

Nick Heid, Sports Writer

November 10, 2019

The Cougars opened their season with a bang as they won their first five matches posting an impressive 5-0 start to the season. Coming into their most recent match against the UCSD Tritons, the Cougars had amounted a Conference record of 8-5 and an overall record of (1487). This Friday at 5 p.m....

Cougars Men’s Soccer Prevail against Stanislaus State Warriors

Cougars Men’s Soccer Prevail against Stanislaus State Warriors

Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer

October 30, 2019

  CSUSM men’s soccer team prevailed against the Stanislaus State University’s Warriors with a 3-1 victory this past Friday ,Oct. 18. This was the Cougars second consecutive win in the California Collegiate Athletic Association(CCAA).    The Cougars started off quick, with sophomor...

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins

Nicholas Heid, Sports Writer

October 30, 2019

Antonio Riggins sets hopes on making nationals   Antonio Riggins is a Senior here at California State University San Marcos. He’s been on the men’s Track and Field team all four of his years and this year, he’s set his hopes high. Riggins attended Olympian High School in San Diego and...

Cougars go into double-overtime against CSUSB

Cougars go into double-overtime against CSUSB

Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer

October 10, 2019

CSUSM’s men’s soccer team lost to No.18 Cal State San Bernardino’s Coyotes 0-1 on Oct. 4 at The Cage. The game fell into a double-overtime, this being the cougars’ third consecutive double-overtime game in the last five outings and fourth of the season.    The Coyotes started off strong in the first ...

Cougars break through for first conference win of 2019

Cougars break through for first conference win of 2019

Nick Heid, Sports Writer

October 10, 2019

At Sept. 29’s game, CSUSM women’s soccer had an overall record of (1-3-2) and were still looking for their first CCAA Conference win of the 2019 season. While the season is still young, a win had the potential to change the season outlook and with a game slotted against Cal State East Bay (a CCAA...

Conversation with Student-Athlete of the Month

Conversation with Student-Athlete of the Month

Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

Q.What is your major? What do you plan to do with your degree? A: My major is Global Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing. After shooting my shot at the professional golf level, I hope to work up to be a global marketing manager or an operations manager for an international golf compan...

CSUSM v. Simon Fraser

CSUSM v. Simon Fraser

Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer

September 25, 2019

California State University San Marcos’ women’s soccer team played Simon Fraser University and tied 0-0. The game was held at CSUSM’s “The Cage” on Sat. Sept. 14 at 12:30pm. The game was a long and rigorous one,with the Cougars going into overtime, not once but twice against Simon Fraser. ...

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 ...