The Cougar Chronicle

Anna Jensen ready to lead club volleyball to victory

Anna Jensen ready to lead club volleyball to victory

Hannah Snider, Club Sports Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

CSUSM’s club volleyball president Anna Jensen has big plans for this upcoming season and is looking forward to club members continuing to grow in the CSUSM community. “My plans for the upcoming season is for us to compete hard and make it back to championships! Ultimately, with proper fundra...

Q&A with baseball player Hayden Weird

Q&A with baseball player Hayden Weird

Gayana Parsegova, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

Fifth year CSUSM student Hayden Weir is an Environmental Studies major who plays for his university’s baseball team. He has been playing since his freshman year and someday, aspires to be drafted and play baseball professionally. What’s your major? And why did you choose that area of study? ...

Women’s basketball secures homecoming win

Hannah Snider, Club Sports Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

The CSUSM women’s basketball team held off Chico State in a close homecoming game winning 63-61. The Dec. 3rd game at the Sport’s Center improved the Cougars’ overall record to 4-3 and 2-1 in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The Cougars started the game off strong, ending...

Cougars drop homecoming game to Chico State

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Dec. 3 CSUSM men’s basketball fell to Chico state 80-68 in the first homecoming game in the Sports Center, marking their first home loss of the season. In front of a packed stadium, the Cougars kept on the hip of the Wildcats with a score of 7-7 to start the game. A 10-0 run from the Wildcats ad...

Athletes share holiday favorites

Athletes share holiday favorites

Rebecca Sykes and Hannah Snider

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

George Terris Club Baseball Year: Freshman Position: Second and third base utility infielder Stats: Recently finished, 3-2 for club baseball’s preseason (as a team) Terris’s favorite part about the holidays: My favorite part of the holidays is spending time with family and doing annual...

Women’s club soccer is No. 1 in their league

Hannah Snider, Club Sports Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Women’s Club Soccer proved to have a successful weekend after winning both their games against CSU Channel Islands at 2 pm on Nov. 12 at Channel Islands, 6-3, and Chapman University at 12:45pm on Nov. 13 at Chapman, 8-0. These were their last games of the season with a record of six wins, zero lo...

CSUSM defeats Azusa Pacific in tight battle on the road

Amy Chastain, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

For the first time, CSUSM men’s basketball defeated the Azusa Pacific University (APU) Cougars 75-66 on Nov. 19. “To see them take on the challenge that we put out in front of them and do it with enthusiasm and great effort the entire game is a great plus for us moving forward,” said Interim...

The man behind CSUSM club baseball

The man behind CSUSM club baseball

Rebecca Sykes, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Since its inception in 2013, CSUSM club baseball had been led by senior shortstop Chris Benson to national rankings and top finishes. Originally from Ohio, Benson’s interest in baseball started early. “We were watching TV one day, [my dad] skimmed past a baseball game when I was three. [He] told me th...

Women’s club soccer tie in last home game of the season

Hannah Snider, Club Sports Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

CSUSM women’s club soccer is still undefeated after tying 1-1 with Loyola Marymount University at on Nov. 5.. Cougars started with the ball, but the Lions quickly matched their momentum. Cougar Jaelyn Lozano, scored at minute 34, barely skimming the goalie’s fingertips and hitting the back of ...

Men’s club baseball finds success in doubleheader

Rebecca Sykes, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Last 2015-2016 season, Men’s Club Baseball had a combined overall record of 22-19. They tied for third in the District VIII South Conference and at one point in the season, they were ranked No. 22 in the nation. The 21-man club began their pre-season on Nov. 4, of this year at CSUSM against Loyola...

Cougars fall short on senior night

Cougars fall short on senior night

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

The CSUSM volleyball team lost in the senior game two sets to three to the UCSD Tritons on Saturday Nov. 12 at the Sports Center. The team honored seniors Jordan McFarland, Morgan Willis and Brooke Butler with flowers and gift bags from their teammates and coaches. “Knowing this was the last co...

Cougars defeat Bulldogs in basketball season opener

Sierra Silvas, Sports Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Cougars hosted the Redlands Bulldogs on Nov. 15 in The Sports Center, marking their first game of the season. The match began with Redlands winning the tip off. However, CSUSM quickly got the advantage with a two pointer scored by junior forward Joe Boyd. At minute 13, the score was tied at 14-14....