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Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari nails game-winning goal against Bradley

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari nails game-winning goal against Bradley

Cheers exploded from the sideline as the Matadors (3-3) rushed the field to grab forward Sagi Lev-Ari following his golden goal in double overtime Sunday, to defeat Bradley University Braves (1-4), 1-0. The only goal of the match came seconds into the second overtime period as Lev-Ari found the back of the net after midfielder […]

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Men’s Soccer: Postseason Hinges on Experience

Men’s Soccer: Postseason Hinges on Experience

  The Matador men’s soccer team are looking to strike back with full force this season, after a devastating loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament last fall. It’s a new season, but Head Coach Terry Davila is planning on making small tactical changes this season. “Tactically, formation-wise, it’s going to go to […]

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Men’s Soccer: Recapping CSUN’s record-setting season

Men’s Soccer: Recapping CSUN’s record-setting season

The CSUN men’s soccer team (15-7-1) concluded the 2013 season with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday night at Matador Soccer Field. Despite the early exit, the Matadors managed to string together seven consecutive wins to start the season, tying the 1979 school […]

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Men’s Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Men’s Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

The Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) left Northridge with a victory as they defeated the 15th seed Matadors (15-7-1) at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinal would score the match’s lone goal in the first half, as Stanford defender Matt Taylor headed a free kick just past […]

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Men’s Soccer: Matadors fail to repeat Big West title, fall to Anteaters 1-0 in championship

Men’s Soccer: Matadors fail to repeat Big West title, fall to Anteaters 1-0 in championship

The No. 25 Matadors (15-6-1, 5-4-1 Big West) fell in the Big West Men’s Championship to No. 18 UC Irvine (14-4-3, 7-2-1 Big West) Sunday at Anteater Stadium. UC Irvine junior forward Cameron Iwasa received a shovel side pass from Enrique Cardens and found the back of the net in the 65th minute for the match’s […]

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Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari stole the show Friday night as he recorded his second career hat trick in leading the No. 25 Matadors (15-5-1, 5-4-1 Big West) to a 3-2 victory over No. 10 UC Santa Barbara (12-5-3, 7-0-3 Big West) in the Big West men’s soccer tournament semifinal. In defeating the Big West North […]

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Men’s Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

Men’s Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

The Matadors kept their Big West Conference title hopes alive by securing a 4-1 victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs in the opening game of the Big West Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Matador Soccer Field. Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari tallied his 12th goal of the season just 37 seconds into the match thanks to […]

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Men’s Soccer: Big West Tournament Round one preview

Following a  2-1 loss to the No. 24 UC Irvine Anteaters (12-4-3, 7-2-1 BWC) on Saturday night, the No. 20 Matadors (13-5-1, 5-4-1 BWC) failed to secure the Big West South division title and will host the Cal Poly Mustangs (10-8-2, 3-5-2) Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Matadome. CSUN came out strong against the […]

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Men’s Soccer: No. 20 CSUN clinches playoff berth with victory at Cal State Fullerton

Men’s Soccer: No. 20 CSUN clinches playoff berth with victory at Cal State Fullerton

The No. 20 Matadors (13-4-1, 5-3-1) punched their ticket to the postseason Wednesday night, as they snapped a two-game losing streak and defeated Cal State Fullerton (6-10-1. 3-5-1) 1-0 at Titan Stadium. With the victory, the Matadors have locked up a spot in the Big West Tournament, and have a chance to clinch a share […]

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Men’s Soccer: No.13 CSUN shutout 1-0 by UC Riverside on Senior Night

Men’s Soccer: No.13 CSUN shutout 1-0 by UC Riverside on Senior Night

The Matadors’ (12-4-1, 4-3-1) Senior Night was spoiled by the UC Riverside Highlanders (8-6-3, 3-4-1) who took advantage of an early goal and never looked back. Riverside midfielder Juan Mendoza was able to capitalize on a sharp angle shot in the 12th minute of play, beating sophomore goalkeeper Adam Hobbs to his right. Despite being […]

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Men’s Soccer: No. 5 CSUN comes up short, falls to UC Irvine 1-0

Men’s Soccer: No. 5 CSUN comes up short, falls to UC Irvine 1-0

The UC Irvine Anteaters (9-4-3, 4-2-1 Big West) snapped the Matadors’ (12-3-1, 4-2-1, Big West) three-game winning streak thanks to an early first half goal Saturday night at Matador Soccer Field. With the loss, Northridge and Irvine are tied for first place in the Big West South Division with three games remaining. “We were very […]

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Men’s Soccer: No. 5 CSUN salvages early lead, scorches Fullerton in overtime

Men’s Soccer: No. 5 CSUN salvages early lead, scorches Fullerton in overtime

The Matadors (12-2-1, 4-1-1) cemented themselves atop the Big West South Division after defeating Cal State Fullerton (6-7-1, 3-2-1) 2-1 in the first minute of overtime, Wednesday night at Matador Soccer Field. Following a miscue from the Titan’s goalkeeper, sophomore midfielder David Turcios was able to cash in and score on a well timed bicycle […]

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