The Cougar Chronicle

Cougars beat Cal State Dominguez Hills and Humboldt State!

Cougars beat Cal State Dominguez Hills and Humboldt State!

Michael Drentea, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2017

The CSUSM’s women’s volleyball team moved to 8-7 overall by beating Cal State Dominguez Hills (7-9 overall) at the CSUSM Sports Center in a 3-set sweep in California Collegiate Athletic Association play Oct. 3. The Cougars quickly put up points in all three sets to post the win against the To...

Women’s Volleyball snap three game losing streak with back-to-back wins at home

Women’s Volleyball snap three game losing streak with back-to-back wins at home

Michael Drentea, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

The CSUSM (5-6) women’s volleyball team had a three-game losing streak  with a 1-3 loss to cross-town rivals UC San Diego (7-2) Tritons. However, came back victorious against Chico State (3-2) with a final score of 3-1 on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Sports Center and again on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m agai...

Cougars Women’s Soccer win big in upsets, tied for second place in CCAA!

Michael Drentea, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

The Cougars coming off a loss from Biola last week bounced back big with double wins at “The Cage,” for a huge conference upset on Sept. 15 against top seeded California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference leader, Stanislaus State.  The Cougars came back strong against Chico State...

Yoga, a college student’s best friend

Yoga, a college student’s best friend

Sara Freitag, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017

  Who hasn’t at one point found themselves grudgingly dragged to a fitness class by some friend or family member? CSUSM Yoga instructor Louise McDougall first became acquainted with the art of yoga when she faced this similar situation as a 19-year old.  She attended her first yoga clas...

Freshman Intro

September 15, 2017

Jacob Cuccia Men's Soccer I've been playing soccer for 14 years. I love the sport because of the competitive factor of each practice and game since I am an extremely competitive person. Also, I love the family component of the game as my teammates and coaches become a second family. I chos...

Cougars suffer tough loss against an undefeated Biola

Michael Drentea, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

The Cougars women’s soccer team fell 2-0 on the road Saturday night against undefeated Biola at Al Barbour Field in La Mirada. The Cougars bucked off 19 shots with two on goal compared to Biola’s 12 and four on goal but couldn’t manage to score in the loss to the PacWest Eagles for this out of conf...

Cougars fall short at D2 West Region Showcase

Michael Drentea, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

The Cal State San Marcos women’s volleyball team fell 1-3 at the D2 West Region Showcase in Monmouth, Oregon after getting shutout 0-3 in its opening match against Western Oregon on Thursday night. The Cougars suffered additional losses from Chaminade and Seattle Pacific, the Cougars only win came a...

Cougars celebrate NCAA reveal

Cougars celebrate NCAA reveal

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

The athletic department kicked off this upcoming sports season with a bang, celebrating their new National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) ranking and the unveiling of the new NCAA and California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) logos on the Sports Center court. Full of students and ...

Freshmen ready for academics and independence

Alexa Garcia, Features Writer

September 14, 2017

Going to college is one thing, but having to relocate from your home is a huge step in a student's life. From the time leading up to day one, to your first steps on campus. Students do not know what to expect when entering their first year of college. Is it going to be hard? Are you going to make f...

Cougars win on senior day

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

The Cougars baseball team battled with Cal State LA this past weekend for their final games of the 2017 season.  Four games were played, as both teams played host to two a piece. The series did not go as well as the Cougars wanted as they lost the first three games by the scores of 12-13, 4-9 and...

Cougars finish year on three game win streak

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

The Cougars softball team traveled north to Carson on April 28 and 29 to finish their 2017 season, as they faced Cal State Dominguez Hills in a hard fought California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) series. Friday and Saturday held double-header action as the Cougars beat the Toros three ou...

Cougars finish strong at Steve Scott Invitational

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

CSUSM men and women’s track and field team stepped up in their last meet, the Steve Scott Invitational hosted by UCI, before the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships in Chico on May 4 to 6. The tournament is named after CSUSM’s head coach Steve Scott, who is an alumni...