The Cougar Chronicle

Kicking it with a CSUSM soccer update

Bryanna Martinez, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Kudos are in order for the CSUSM Women’s Soccer Team! As for CSUSM’s Women’s Soccer, they have a 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss under their belt thus for their season, but in their CCAA’s leaderboard have won two of their conference games. According to CSUSMCougars, “keeper Yesenia Betanco...

81 CSUSM student-athletes made All-Academic Honors

Bryanna Martinez, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

According to CSUSM Cougars website, 81 of CSUSM’s 2017-18 student-athletes made the California Collegiate Athletic Association's All-Academic Honors. Students have to achieve “a 3.4 or higher in a minimum of 24 units.” Out of all the sport conferences, San Marcos placed second with 81 where Chic...

A look inside CSUSM’s Fall sports

Mollie Smith, Sports Reporter

September 19, 2018

As the 2018 school year begins at CSUSM, so do Fall sports! 2017 represented the first year of full Division II candidacy with teams eligible for postseason play.  All but four of CSUSM’s 13 competing sports clinched a spot in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championships. Among tho...

Cougars defeat rival the Tritons in conference opener

Mollie Smith, Sports Reporter

September 14, 2018

The Cal State San Marcos volleyball team took down the UC San Diego Tritons, three sets to one, in the first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) match of the season on Saturday, Sept. 9 at The Sports Center.   After a back-and-forth opening set, CSUSM came out on top 25-20. The Tritons...

Introducing Coach Stef Ewing

Women’s softball head coach Stef Ewing

Kathryn McMahon, Sports Reporter

September 14, 2018

The CSUSM softball team has a new Head Coach, Stef Ewing.   According to CSUSM Cougars, Coach Ewing was the assistant softball coach at New Mexico State for three years.  She helped the team to three Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Regular Season Conference Championships and two WAC Conference T...

New coach sees track as team sport

Men’s cross country and track and field head coach Torrey Olson

Bryanna Martinez, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018

After coach Steve Scott’s retirement, Torrey Olson is the new head coach for the CSUSM track and field and Cross Country team.   According to CSUSM Cougars, Olson recently came from the Academy of Art University as the Director of Track and Field and Cross Country. Previously at the Unive...

CSUSM Cougar Sports News Update

Bryanna Martinez, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

California State University of San Marcos’ Women’s Cougar Golf team won the CCAA (California Collegiate Athletics Association) Championships in Sonoma, CA at the Sonoma Golf Club the week of Mon. April 16 - Wed. 18 placed first out of six teams -- CSUSM ranks 2 in the West Region. CSUSM Women’...

CSUSM club volleyball dive their way to charity and teamwork

Hannah Snider, Assistant Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

CSUSM’s club volleyball team made their mark roughly six years ago, and continues to preserve and grow through each passing year. Anna Jensen, the president of the organization, said she hopes her team gains a new sense of leadership, teamwork, and school spirit during their time on the court. The te...

Cougars fall to Cal State Monterey Bay

Bri Savant, Sports Reporter

April 24, 2018

CSUSM’s baseball team takes a loss to Cal State Monterey Bay’s Otters on Saturday, Mar. 31. With a final score of 4-2, the Cougars are now 8-16 in the College Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).  Saturday’s game was the series finale versus the Otters, the Cougars came up short 0-4 overall in th...

Make your adventure in San Diego active and outdoor friendly

Sonya Makkanji, Sports Reporter

April 3, 2018

Work hard, play hard. As college students, it becomes important for us to remember to take some time for ourselves and to rejuvenate when we can.     San Diego is home to a myriad of outdoor activities, a highlight of those adventures are The La Jolla sea caves, formally known as the Mam...

The fierce 12: CSUSM’s unstoppable women’s lacrosse team

Jonathan Sarabia, Sports Reporter

April 3, 2018

Ranked as sixth in the nation, 11 wins and one loss, our CSUSM women’s lacrosse club advances to the playoff rounds.   Our women’s lacrosse club competes in division two and will attend the Western Women’s Lacrosse League regionals at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo on April 13 to April 15....

Coach Scott holds the record for most miles under four minutes.

Bryanna Martinez, Sports Editor

April 3, 2018

How many years have you been coaching?   19 years   What were your personal achievements prior to coaching?   “I was in three Olympic teams 1980, 1984 and 1988. I was an American record holder in the one mile for 26 years. I hold the record for running the most miles un...