Club baseball aiming for post season

Sonoma State’s Baseball Club aims to make a run in the National Club Baseball Association postseason. With returning talent from seniors, the team plans to bounce back from last season. Off of on great 5-1 start, the team hopes to continue its success through the rest of the season. The team has depth with club veterans, including Nick Mogannam, a Senior Outfielder. 

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Women’s water polo eager for upcoming season

Women’s water polo eager for upcoming season

The Sonoma State women’s water polo team practices year-round in preparation for their league games in the spring. The Seawolves are a member of the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA). Here they compete against other NCAA Division 2 opponents such as Cal State Monterey Bay, University of California San Diego (UCSD), Fresno Pacific University and other programs. Water Polo requires many unique skills since it is played in a pool. A player must be skilled in swimming in order to move around the pool fast and play offense and defense. 

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Women’s Soccer reaches tournament

Women’s Soccer reaches tournament

The California Collegiate Athletic Association began its soccer postseason on Tuesday with a match between No. 5 CSU San Marcos against No. 4 San Francisco State Univerity (SFSU) and No. 6 CSU Los Angeles (CSULA ) against our own No. 3 Sonoma State University.

While SFSU ultimately prevailed in penalty kicks late in the evening, the Seawolves were able to dispatch the challengers in front of a home crowd late in the first period of overtime on a quick right-side pass from Julia Pritchard to Bella Amyx, who snuck the ball in low on an awkward shot behind her back.

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Women's basketball starting season off right

On Friday night our very own SSU’s Women’s basketball team played against Oregon Tech and won with a final score of 62-59.   The game was close and went into overtime, but the Seawolves pushed through those last few minutes and got the victory. Throughout the game, the team has high intensity and you could tell that they had been preparing for this game.

Number 42 Ugochi Anudokem is in her Junior year.  She had an incredible 16 points during the game along with 6 rebounds.  

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Sonoma Fishing Club excited for upcoming tournaments

Sonoma Fishing Club excited for upcoming tournaments

The Sonoma State Fishing club consists of fifteen members who have a passion for fishing. The team has been competing for years in tournaments around California and out of state. These tournaments are extremely competitive and often times money is at stake. 

The club has been very successful in years past, winning a first-place prize and placing in the top ten in other tournaments. 

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Sporting events lack student attendance

The Sonoma State Athletic Department has had lots of success since its start in 1964. Our Seawolf athletes have brought home national championships in men and women’s soccer, as well as men’s golf. While our Seawolves continue to excel every year, many sporting events lack numbers in student attendance. 

With recent NCAA appearances in women’s volleyball (2015) men’s basketball (2016), men’s soccer (2016), and softball (2017), our Seawolves have proven themselves as quality athletes. Many students believe campus sporting events lack student support, including Cameron Levin, a Senior at Sonoma State.

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Women’s soccer sends East Bay packing

Women’s soccer sends East Bay packing

A resilient Sonoma State Women’s Soccer team beat Cal State East Bay 1-0 at home on Thursday, slipping by the eleventh-ranked Pioneers in a game that was closer in score than it was in competition.

A late goal in the final five minutes of the second half from SSU forward Sam Layman, a deep right field cross from near-midfield, put the Seawolves up 1-0 with little time for the Pioneers to recover. It was her third on the season.

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Women’s volleyball faced tough weekend on the road

Women’s volleyball faced tough weekend on the road

Sonoma State Women’s volleyball traveled all the way to California State San Marcos on Friday and unfortunately, this series ended in a hard loss for the ladies in blue. Sonoma State is now 8-14 overall and 4-9 in the CCAA after this San Marcos game. 

During the first set Sonoma State automatically fell behind the Cal State Cougars 4-2 and then ended up getting a tie 5-5. After that Sonoma fell 12 points and was sadly stuck at 13. Ending the first match 25-13. Coming into the second match Sonoma had a lead, 10-8. Things were looking up for the ladies in blue, however, they let it slip falling 25-15. And to wrap up the last match was coming around and Sonoma was down 2-0. The Seawolves tied this match 1-1 but Cal State San Marcos came and swept the series 25-10. 

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Men’s lacrosse finishes up fall season and looks forward to spring

Men’s lacrosse finishes up fall season and looks forward to spring

The Sonoma State University Lacrosse Club was founded in 1985 and they currently compete in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA). The MCLA consists of nine division one club conferences throughout the United States and the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League (WCLL) and has been home to the Seawolves since 1989. 

This conference is stacked with many great schools such as University of California-Berkeley, Stanford University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, California State University-Chico, Dominican University and the University of Nevada, Reno. Since joining the MCLA, the Sonoma State lacrosse club has made history by earning its first National Championship Trophy in 2002. 

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Men’s golf shooting for Nationals

Men’s golf shooting for Nationals

The Sonoma State Men’s Golf Team may just take home the national trophy by the end of the 2018-19 season. Both new and returning players are filled with optimism as we mark the halfway point of the fall semester. 

The Seawolves started the season off strong, winning first place in the Sonoma State Invitational last month. The team will surely encounter challenges along the way but look to continue their success by finishing 2018 on a strong note, as explained by Spencer Clapp, a Senior on the team.

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