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Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

  Cal State Northridge (7-11) couldn’t keep a winning streak going as the San Diego State Aztecs (10-3) proved to be a dominant opponent, blanking the Matadors 12-0. San Diego State went on an offensive tear early in the game, scoring seven runs by the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore right-handed pitcher Calvin Copping […]

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Bulls, Rockets rising while Thunder, Pacers losing a step in playoff push

Bulls, Rockets rising while Thunder, Pacers losing a step in playoff push

Sleepers The NBA playoff picture is shaping up much to our expectation, but two teams are clicking at just the right time of the year. In the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Bulls have been playing top-notch basketball since the new year. Although most NBA fans would have considered it safe to say the Bulls would […]

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Baseball: Complete game by Salas ends CSUN losing streak

Baseball: Complete game by Salas ends CSUN losing streak

  After getting swept and held to just three runs combined over the weekend, the Matadors (7-10) scored seven runs to beat Utah Valley Wolverines (4-12), 7-1 on Monday to end their five game losing streak. The teams went scoreless in the first three innings until CSUN loaded the bases in the fourth inning. Junior […]

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Women’s Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

Women’s Basketball: Matadors rack up end-of-season awards

  The Matadors closed the 2013-2014 regular season with a several awards in the Big West that included Coach of the Year, Best Defensive Player, and a historic program-first grab for Player of the Year. Junior guard Ashlee Guay, who started all thirty of the Matadors’ games, was named Player of the Year and credited […]

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Basketball: Big West Tournament matchups finalized

Basketball: Big West Tournament matchups finalized

  With the final round of Big West matchups completed Saturday, the CSUN men (15-17, 7-9 Big West) slid into the fifth seed and will play the fourth-seed Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (20-10, 9-7 Big West) Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the Honda Center in the Big West tournament quarterfinals. Having reached their first Big West […]

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Women’s Rugby: Northridge shuts down UCI in home opener

Women’s Rugby: Northridge shuts down UCI in home opener

  In its first home match of the season, CSUN improved to 3-0 with a victory over the UC Irvine squad 36-10. Northridge struggled early in the game, allowing Irvine backs to get some big runs before they were brought down short of the in-goal area. “It was a rough beginning for us, but we […]

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Men’s Volleyball: No. 2 BYU quiets late CSUN rally to win in four sets

Men’s Volleyball: No. 2 BYU quiets late CSUN rally to win in four sets

  Despite a career-best night from sophomore outside hitter Sam Holt, the Matadors (6-11, 6-10 MPSF) dropped their seventh straight match to the No. 2 BYU Cougars (13-4, 13-2) in four sets, 22-25, 23-25, 28-26, 18-25 Saturday at the Matadome. Holt dominated the match with a career-high 32 kills on a .393 hitting percentage, but […]

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Softball: Elder’s shutout brings CSUN winning streak to four

Softball: Elder’s shutout brings CSUN winning streak to four

  The Matadors (10-8)  extended their winning streak to four as they defeated the Grand Canyon Antelopes (9-9) 2-0 on Friday during the CSUN/UCLA Invitational. CSUN kicked things off with 2-0 lead after an infield hit by junior left fielder Abby Linn, an RBI triple by freshman center fielder Taylor Glover and a sacrifice fly […]

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Men’s Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

Men’s Basketball: Matadors conclude regular season with win on senior night

The Matadors (15-7, 7-9 Big West) finished off regular-season play with an impressive 91-83 defeat of the Long Beach State 49ers (13-15, 9-6 Big West) in front of a crowded Matadome Thursday on senior night. Senior Guard Josh Greene, the holder of seven matador records, was able to defeat the 49ers in his final career […]

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Women’s Basketball: CSUN wins Big West title outright with win at CSULB

Women’s Basketball: CSUN wins Big West title outright with win at CSULB

The Matadors (16-14, 12-4 Big West) secured a historical first-ever Big West Conference title with a close win, 54-52 against the Long Beach State 49ers (15-14, 7-8 Big West) Thursday evening at Walter Pyramid. With the victory against Long Beach, CSUN has officially secured the first-place seed in the upcoming Big West Tournament and will […]

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Baseball: Matador offense wakes up, but pitching falters in extra-inning affair

The CSUN offense finally gave their pitchers run support.  However, it came on a night when the pitchers allowed the most runs in a game all season. The Matadors went into the 13th inning tied with the Loyola Marymount Lions 11-11 at Page Stadium on Wednesday night. With a 10-9 lead heading into the top […]

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Women’s Golf: Matadors take step backwards at Tarzana Tourney

Women’s Golf: Matadors take step backwards at Tarzana Tourney

  The Matadors improved in the third round of play, but only by a single slot as they finished the Bruin Wave Invitational in 14th place on Tuesday. CSUN could not figure out the El Caballero Country Club greens in their third time around, as they stroked one shot worse than their second-round performance, finishing […]