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Luke Reid

Luke Reid

Luke Reid (History, '04; Kinesiology, '09) is a content producer for University Communications.

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Luke Barker throws a pitch for the Milwaukee Brewers

Baseball Voyage Marked by Strong Arm, Strong Voice

Luke Barker’s focus has been on making it to the big leagues, but when he spotted some serious inequities, he decided to say something.

Susanna Garcia stands in a circle of soccer players who are standing arm in arm, getting pumped up at the start of a game.

Soccer Player Susanna Garcia Leads on the Pitch and in the Classroom

And as she returns to lead the Wildcats in her fifth and final season, Sanna Garcia earned one of only nine All-America honors in the program's storied history.

Chico State Alum Luke Barker Poses on a baseball field in his Milwaukee Brewers uniform

Chico State Alum Barker is a Big Leaguer!

Former Chico State All-American baseball player Luke Barker has been called up to the major leagues by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Kevin Warren dribbles between two members of the Cal State East Bay team.

Basketball Player’s Success a Slam Dunk in Classroom and the Court

The most decorated student-athlete in Chico State’s men’s basketball history, Kevin Warren will graduate this spring with a master’s in communication studies.

Malik Duffy holds a basketball between his hands with dramatic lighting behind him.

Basketball Star Makes a Difference On, Off the Court

Malik Duffy has built himself into one of the top Division II men’s basketball players on the West Coast while also having a calming, supportive impact on his Wildcat peers.

Kym Crosby kisses her bronze medal during the medal ceremony for the 400M at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Crosby Captures 2 Medals in Tokyo and the Hearts of ‘Cats Back Home

Paralympian goes back-to-back bronze in the 100 meters and earns her first 400-meter podium.

JJ Jakovac walks on a golf course with Collin Morikawa.

Former Wildcat Golf Star Shines As Caddie on PGA Stage

During the first few years of this millennium, there was no better golfer at the NCAA Division II level than J.J. Jakovac. Now he is earning a similar reputation as a professional caddie.

Tyler Stofiel breaks through a white photo backdrop in his uniform and a baseball in hand.

Baseball Catcher Named CCAA Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

No surprise to his faculty, accounting major Tyler Stofiel captured the conference's most prestigious academic award.

Student-Athletes Urge Peers to Scratch the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Chico State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee created a resource page for Mental Health Awareness Month and kicked off a campaign aimed to end mental health stigma. #ScratchTheStigma

A throng of athletes and supporters raises a flag and cheers.

‘Ain’t No Runner Like a Chico Runner’

The Wildcats are one of only three schools to reach the NCAA Championships in each year of this century! Once again, both the women and men's teams placed in the top 10.

Willie the Wildcat mascot and a Make a Wish representative crouch next to a surprised child

Wish granted; Smile cherished

Chico State student athletes partner with Make-A-Wish to send a 5-year-old boy to LEGOLAND.

Make-A-Wish, Northeastern California and Northern Nevada, Chico State.

It’s Wish Week at Chico State!

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Make A Wish granting local child's wish Saturday

CCAA All-Academic

38 Special Athletes

Wildcat student athletes honored by CCAA for academic excellence