The Cougar Chronicle

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

On Thursday Aug. 31 CSUSM’s dance team kicked off the celebration of CSUSM's official acceptance into NCAA Division II at the sportcenter.

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...

B.J. Foster is officially named head coach of the men’s basketball team

B.J. Foster is officially named head coach of the men’s basketball team

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

CSUSM officially announced B.J. Foster as the new men’s basketball head coach after being the interim coach for the 2016-17 season. Foster joined the basketball program at CSUSM during the 2013-14 season as the lead assistant coach under Jim Saia, when the Cougars went 32-2 overall and won their ...

Outdoor Adventures: a trip worth your while

Bryanna Martinez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to sail out in the majestic waters, or plan an overnight hike with a group of people, however, could not find the ideal group and/or hike? Outdoor Adventures with Cal State San Marcos’ Campus Recreation is for you!   Prices range from free (such as trips on foo...

Cougars taking off at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

CSUSM’s track and field teams were breaking new ground this season at the all day Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, held on April 8. Junior Elizabeth Buckle and freshman Devony Dettman both excelled at this tournament; Dettman qualified for California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships wi...

Griffin Teisher hits first inside the park grand slam in CSUSM history

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

CSUSM hosted Stanislaus State this past weekend in a California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference game (CCAA).  The Cougars were able to take two out of the three games against the Warriors to improve their overall record to 15-19 and conference record to 5-17. The Cougars took game one of the series afte...