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Women’s Soccer: Matadors open Big West Conference play against UCSB

Women’s Soccer: Matadors open Big West Conference play against UCSB

Bloodied but unbowed, CSUN Women’s Soccer (3-7-1) enter Big West Conference play confident of a top four finish and a resulting ticket into the Big West Conference Tournament. “We expected to do a lot better than we did in preseason, but overall, as a group, we did pretty well. We grew much more than we […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors fall 1-0 to LMU before conference play begins

Women’s Soccer: Matadors fall 1-0 to LMU before conference play begins

  CSUN women’s soccer (3-7-1) suffered a 1-0 away loss against Loyola Marymount University on Sunday in their last non-conference matchup before Big West play begins this week. Despite the result, sophomore goalkeeper Jovani McCaskill put up a stellar performance for the evening, earning a career-high seven saves out of the 14 shots-on-goal. It didn’t […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors slump to 1-0 defeat against Santa Clara

Women’s Soccer: Matadors slump to 1-0 defeat against Santa Clara

Despite a strong overall performance, CSUN women’s soccer (3-6-1) took a 1-0 loss to Santa Clara (6-4-0) in Friday night’s contest at Matador Soccer Field, in one of their last non- conference tune up matches before beginning Big West Conference play. “It seems like the last five games we haven’t got the result, but if […]

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Women’s Soccer: CSUN offense catches fire against Weber State

Women’s Soccer: CSUN offense catches fire against Weber State

  Cool heads and cooler climates proved favorable for the Matadors (3-5-1) as they shot back from Friday’s loss with a big 4-0 win over Weber State Wildcats (3-6-0) at Matador Soccer Field. In their second of three games at home, CSUN proved that their a contender this season with four individual goals earned Tabatha […]

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Women’s Soccer: Utah keeps CSUN scoreless

Women’s Soccer: Utah keeps CSUN scoreless

Game Recap: CSUN keeps searching for first Goal and first victory of 2013

The Matadors (0-2-1) posted a disappointing 2-0 loss to the Utah Utes (3-0-1), this past Sunday, for their third non-conference loss on the road. Goal-less through their first three games, The Matadors started the Utah game strong with senior forward Brittanie Sakajian rocketing off a shot at the cage early in the first half. Sakajian […]

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Meet your athletes: Cynthia Tafoya

Meet your athletes: Cynthia Tafoya

When Cynthia Tafoya, 20, enters the Matador Soccer Field, she is ready to protect her turf. The junior English major with a minor in Journalism defends the net for the Matadors and has been a lynchpin on defense. When on the field, Tafoya has adopted a certain tradition. “I just really try to make my […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors end season with 2-0 loss against Hawaii

Women’s Soccer: Matadors end season with 2-0 loss against Hawaii

The Matadors (6-12-1, 1-6-1) fell to the Rainbow Wahine of Hawaii (8-8-1, 3-4-1) 2-0 in the season finale for CSUN. Northridge conceded their first goal in the 31st minute to forward Tiana Fujimoto on an assist from Skye Shimabukuro. Opportunities were scarce for the Matadors as they only had two shots in the first half. […]

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Women’s Soccer: CSUN dropped by Irvine 2-1 in waning minutes

Women’s Soccer: CSUN dropped by Irvine 2-1 in waning minutes

The Matadors (6-11-1, 1-5-1 Big West) drop another conference game as they suffer a 2-1 loss to the UC Irvine Anteaters (10-6, 5-2 Big West) in a game that was decided in the last five minutes. After the Anteaters grabbed an early lead when Jenna Pellegrino knocked in a loose ball in front of the […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors drop 49ers, secure first conference win

Women’s Soccer: Matadors drop 49ers, secure first conference win

CSUN (6-10, 1-4-1 Big West) ended a drought of over 370 scoreless minutes to defeat the Long Beach State 49ers (8-6-2, 2-2-2 Big West) 1-0 for their first conference win of the season. After three straight shutouts at the hands of Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara and UC Davis, the Matadors came out with nothing […]

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Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

The woes for the Matadors (5-9-1, 0-3-1) continue as they fall to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (8-6-1, 2-2) 1-0. CSUN has now lost three out of their first four Big West Conference games. The Gauchos were able to capitalize on a turnover deep in Matador territory 13 minutes into the game. Senior defender Chloe […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors lose to Mustangs, fall to last in Big West

Women’s Soccer: Matadors lose to Mustangs, fall to last in Big West

The Matadors (5-8-1, 0-2-1) lost 0-1 to the Cal Poly Mustangs (6-7-0, 2-1-0) Thursday night after they tied with Cal State Fullerton on Sunday. The first quarter of the match had both teams’ defenses on display led by senior defender, Chloe McDaniel, who had several crucial clearances. “Our defensive shape looked good overall but we […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors draw 1-1 tie at Fullerton

Women’s Soccer: Matadors draw 1-1 tie at Fullerton

Following a 3-1 loss Friday night versus UC Riverside, the Matadors (5-7-1, 0-1-1 BWC)  tied the Cal State Fullerton Titans (6-3-4, 1-0-1) and earn an important road point to open up league play. The game was the first time these two teams faced-off against each other since last year’s Big West Tournament Championship game. For the […]

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