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Fall Preview: CSUN’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs look to build on last season’s progress in 2012

Fall Preview: CSUN’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs look to build on last season’s progress in 2012

Women’s Volleyball CSUN head coach Jeff Stork and his women’s volleyball team ended the 2011 season with the third-place spot in the Big West Conference. After finishing the year with an overall record of 16-13 and 9-7 in the Big West, Stork is looking to build on what he said was a great season. “We […]

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CSUN hunger striker gets checked by medical staff

CSUN hunger striker gets checked by medical staff

A welfare check was performed on one of the CSUN hunger strikers outside Sierra Tower Monday afternoon. Freshman theatre and anthropology major Raiza Arias looked fatigued and lightheaded after six days of striking as Agustin Garibay, Matador Involvement Center coordinator, passed by and suspected that Arias’ condition needed to be examined and made a call […]

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Water Polo: After rough start to year, CSUN ends 2012 with third place in Big West Tournament

Water Polo: After rough start to year, CSUN ends 2012 with third place in Big West Tournament

Every team’s journey is different. One path could lead them to a title while another could turn out to be a restructuring process. For CSUN head coach Dr. Marcelo Leonardi and his squad, it was a little bit of both. Though his team finished this season 19-20, the Matadors played tough opponents in the Big […]

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Water Polo: Ferreira hits game-winning goal against UCSB, CSUN wins third place in Big West Tournament

Water Polo: Ferreira hits game-winning goal against UCSB, CSUN wins third place in Big West Tournament

After a tough loss against UC Irvine the previous day, the Matadors (19-20) bounced back and grabbed third place in the Big West Conference Tournament with a 6-5 win over UC Santa Barbara Sunday afternoon and Schaal Aquatics Center. It was a goal by center Kelcie Ferreira with 3:45 left in the game that put […]

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Water Polo: Matadors outplayed by Irvine in semi-finals

Water Polo: Matadors outplayed by Irvine in semi-finals

They came back and got the double-overtime win against Long Beach State the previous day to continue through the tournament, but the Matadors’ hopes at the Big West Conference Tournament title ended Saturday afternoon as they went down to top-seeded UC Irvine 8-3 at Schaal Aquatics Center. “To be the champion, you have to beat […]

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Water Polo: Matadors open Big West Tournament with double-overtime win against Long Beach

Water Polo: Matadors open Big West Tournament with double-overtime win against Long Beach

It came down to 6-on-5 power plays Friday afternoon at Schaal Aquatics Center as the Matadors capitalized on those opportunities and took the opening round of the Big West Conference Tournament against Long Beach State in a 7-5 double-overtime win. With 1:38 left to play in the second overtime period, center Marisa Young scored to […]

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Water Polo: CSUN faces LBSU at Davis, seeks out Big West Tournament title

Water Polo: CSUN faces LBSU at Davis, seeks out Big West Tournament title

After ending the season strong with two wins and big performances from their offense Sunday, the Matadors (17-19, 1-4 Big West) head to UC Davis for the Big West Conference Tournament and face Long Beach State (11-16, 1-4) in the first round Friday. CSUN scored a total of 43 goals against Cal State San Bernardino […]

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CSUN Earth Day Orange Pick 2012

CSUN’s Institution for Sustainability, along with Food Forward, hosted the Earth Day Orange Pick Sunday at the orange grove on campus. Starbucks and LGBT organization Gay For Good sponsored the event, as well as brought along its employees to help with the pick. All of the oranges picked on Sunday went to local food charity […]

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Softball: Pagano’s grand slam snaps CSUN’s five-game skid at SLO

Softball: Pagano’s grand slam snaps CSUN’s five-game skid at SLO

It is rare to see a pitcher both win a game on the mound and on the offensive-end as well, but luckily for CSUN (8-29, 3-4 Big West) this happened in its favor. Junior pitcher Mia Pagano and her grand slam in the third inning carried the Matadors to a 4-0 win against Cal Poly […]

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Men’s volleyball: CSUN attempts a comeback at Stanford, but falls in five sets

Men’s volleyball: CSUN attempts a comeback at Stanford, but falls in five sets

Though the Matadors fought a valiant battle against Pacific the previous night to get the win in five sets, they couldn’t do the same at Stanford (18-6, 15-5 MPSF) as they fell 3-2 (19-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-22, 19-17) at Maples Pavilion Saturday night. CSUN (11-16, 7-13) still retains the eighth seed in the Mountain Pacific […]

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Water polo: Matadors fall short in rally against UC Irvine in season opener

Though they were down 5-1 in the second quarter, the Matadors (14-15, 0-1 Big West) rallied back, but couldn’t secure the victory against UC Irvine (18-5, 1-0) as the Anteaters took the game 11-10 during both teams’ Big West Conference season opener Saturday afternoon at CSUN’s Campus Pool. CSUN was down four goals in the […]

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Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Women’s basketball: Powerhouse: Turnaround year sets standard for future

Heart: the word used by Matador guard Ashlee Guay to describe the will and determination the team had as it faced the University of San Diego Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion. While the Matadors lost 60-58, they almost came all the way back from a 13-point second half deficit, showing tenacity and persistence as […]

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