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Baseball: Offense comes through in tight victory over Waves

Baseball: Offense comes through in tight victory over Waves

  CSUN (11-14) was able to successfully hold off the Pepperdine Waves (17-7) for the win with a final score of 4-2 Tuesday in the Eddy D. Field Stadium. Pepperdine was able to get on the scoreboard first. The Waves scored runs in the first and second innings, shutting down CSUN early with a score […]

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Women’s Tennis: Matadors defeat Aggies to clinch winning record on season-long homestand

Women’s Tennis: Matadors defeat Aggies to clinch winning record on season-long homestand

  The Matadors (8-6, 2-2) would not let fatigue get the best of them as they won a second match during a strech of five matches in eight days. They defeated the New Mexico State Aggies (5-9) 4-2 Tuesday at the Matador Tennis Complex. CSUN grabbed three points for sweeping the doubles matchups with easy […]

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Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

  Usually on the wrong end of one-run games this season, the Matadors found some luck in their past two games.  Rather than a walk-off like the win last Wednesday, the Matadors scored early and hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Washington State Cougars, in a make-up game Monday at Matador Field. Senior […]

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Women’s Basketball: Matadors give gutsy effort but fall to Gamecocks in NCAA Tournament

Women’s Basketball: Matadors give gutsy effort but fall to Gamecocks in NCAA Tournament

  The Matadors gave testimony to the age-old adage that all good things eventually come to an end. Suffering heavily from the height of the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Matadors gave up the game 73-58 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “I am extremely proud of our student athletes and the effort they […]

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Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

  The Matadors (17-5) handily defeated the Cal Lutheran Regals 22-8 on Thursday at Matador Pool, tying a school record set for goals in a game and bring their winning streak to nine. The game started off at a rapid pace for CSUN, with senior attacker Lindsy Duncan scoring her first of three goals within […]

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Baseball: Matadors defeat Stony Brook in walkoff fashion

With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Matadors (9-14) defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9) by scoring the only run of the game in walk-off fashion Wednesday at Matador Field. In the bottom of the ninth after two successful Matador hits and with two runners on base, h sophomore right-handed […]

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Despite odds stacked against them, CSUN matches up well with USC

Despite odds stacked against them, CSUN matches up well with USC

  Cal State Northridge The Matadors have turned a bad start this season into a matchup up against one of the best teams in the country in the NCAA Tournament , and it will take all that they have to pull a win over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Standing sixth in the NCAA rankings and […]

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NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed contenders and pretenders

NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed contenders and pretenders

The craziest three weeks in sports is upon us, and the brackets are set. The Florida Gators were awarded the No. 1 overall seed, while the Arizona Wildcats, Wichita State Shockers, and Virginia Cavaliers round out the other three No. 1 seeds. So which No. 1 seed has the greatest chance to prevail, and which […]

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Baseball: Matadors fall at home in one-run game

The visiting Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner (8-11, 1-2 WAC) matched up evenly with the Matadors (8-14), and escaped Matador Field with a one run victory on Tuesday, 3-2. CSU Bakersfield scored early, as a Roadrunner crossed the plate in the second inning on junior catcher Logan Trowbridge’s RBI triple that gave them a 1-0 advantage. […]

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The good, bad and ugly of the NFL offseason

The good, bad and ugly of the NFL offseason

Last Tuesday marked the beginning of the NFL fiscal year and opening of the arms race known as free agency, where teams are able to court players who have outlasted their contracts. This free agency period has seen player movement unlike any period before it. Seventy players moved within the first three days and almost […]

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Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Having won the past three rubber matches they’ve played in, the Matadors were looking for similar success against the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers. However, in a game slightly reminiscent of a high-scoring loss just ten days before at the Loyola Marymount Lions, CSUN (8-13) was unable to pull away with the series win, falling to […]

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Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

ANAHEIM – The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reggie Theus said after the […]

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