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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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Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-3, 6-3 MPSF) proved to be too much for the Matadors (3-7, 3-6 MPSF) at Rob Gym Wednesday night, as they won the match in straight sets, 25-18, 25-19, 25-16.  The Gauchos extended CSUN’s losing streak to four matches. Cal State Northridge was led by junior middle blocker Greg Faulkner […]

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Men’s Volleyball: Lenore’s freshman season turning heads

Men’s Volleyball: Lenore’s freshman season turning heads

  Early in the 2014 season the Matadors (3-4, 3-3 MPSF) have exceeded expectations in the nation’s toughest conference, nearly upsetting the No. 1 Pepperdine Waves (5-1, 5-1 MPSF) in a 3-2 loss and sweeping the No. 4 USC Trojans (5-3, 4-3) in an unexpected victory at the Matadome. A big reason for the Matadors’ […]

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Men’s Volleyball: Matadors’ win streak halted on road trip

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors’ win streak halted on road trip

After sweeping the No. 4 USC Trojans at the Matadome last Friday, the Matadors (3-4, 3-3 MPSF) rode their momentum into the weekend and split their road matches, defeating the Pacific Tigers (1-7, 0-5 MPSF) but falling to the Stanford Cardinal (4-3, 1-3 MPSF). CSUN was able to get their second win in a row […]

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Men’s Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

  Following a strong showing during their most recent homestand, the Matadors (2-3, 2-2 MPSF) will head into the bulk of their tough schedule with a renewed certainty. CSUN will be entering the Alex B. Spanos Center in Stockton on Friday to face the Pacific Tigers (1-6, 0-4 MPSF) on somewhat of a hot streak, […]

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Matadors hope to defy expectations

Matadors hope to defy expectations

  A Matador squad loaded with young but unproven talent will look to rise above expectations in the country’s most competitive conference. In a coaches’ poll, CSUN was picked to finish 10th in the 13-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF), a conference which boasts four of the past five national champions as well as four […]

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Men’s volleyball: Matadors hold off Cal Baptist with dominating fifth set

Men’s volleyball: Matadors hold off Cal Baptist with dominating fifth set

The saying “it isn’t over until it’s over” never rang more true for CSUN’s non-conference victory over Cal Baptist Friday night at the Matadome. The Matadors (3-5, 1-3 MPSF) won a five-set nail-biter 25-15, 25-20, 19-25, 23-25, 15-3 after they nearly gave away a match in which they were up 2-0 to the Lancers (1-5). […]

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Men’s Volleyball: Matadors drop final game of season

The Matadors concluded their season just the way they started it: with a straight-set loss. The first was against UC Santa Barbara, but this time it was by fifth-ranked Long Beach State (14-13,12-10 MPSF) Saturday at the Walter Pyramid. CSUN (7-22, 5-17 MPSF) failed to win due its inconsistency on the attack and the Matadors where outhit […]

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Men’s volleyball plays Long Beach State in last MPSF match of season

The Matadors (7-21, 5-16 MPSF) will play their final match of the season in an MPSF contest against the Long Beach State 49ers. This is the first time since 2001 the Matadors will not be competing in the MPSF Tournament. Prior to this year, CSUN had finished among the top eight in each and every season. […]

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CSUN Volleyball: Matadors lose third straight match

Junior setter Matt Stork hammered down a career-high 24 kills in a losing effort against the Pacific Tigers (10-15, 4-13 MPSF). The Cal State Northridge volleyball team (6-18, 4-13 MPSF) lost their third match in a row. The Matadors could not hold on to a first game win (25-17) and dropped the final three (25-23, 25-18, 26-24) at […]

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Men’s Volleyball: CSUN prepares for a four-match road trip

After sweeping No. 2 BYU on Friday, the Matadors seemed like they had finally turn the tables to salvage their sub par season. This did not quite happen as the Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team (6-16, 4-11 MPSF) got a taste of their own medicine and were swept by the Cougars on Saturday. Northridge […]

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Get to know… Greg Faulkner

Date of Birth: July 30, 1992   Place of Birth: Long Beach, California FAVORITES Food: Junk food Music: Anything that sounds good, but mostly smooth jazz. Movie: Action packed, scary, or mystery. Song: Trey Songz – “Holla If You Need Me” Athlete: LeBron James Book: The Goosebumps series Life Greatest Difficulty: Fighting procrastination. Greatest Goal Accomplishment: […]

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