The Sundial

CSUN drops second straight game against Cal Poly

A CSUN Women's Basketball game

Alfonso Henry

February 4, 2020

The women’s basketball team fell to Cal Poly (5-13) 52-41 in their first home game back from their three-game road trip on Feb. 1, dropping their record to 9-12.“We had a tough time putting the ball in the basket,” head coach Jason Flowers said. “Any time defensively you hold a team...

De’Jionae Calloway’s journey: From Missouri to Texas to California

A CSUN Women's Basketball Player

Alfonso Henry

February 3, 2020

Relocating anywhere can be a difficult transition, and women's basketball forward De'Jionae Calloway has moved twice. The Lee's Summit, Missouri native relocated to Texas in 2015 to play for Texas State University before transferring to CSUN during the 2017-2018 season.She chose to transfer to CSUN b...

Women’s basketball rallies back to beat Hawai’i in conference opener

A CSUN Women's Basketball Player holding the ball

Alfonso Henry

January 14, 2020

After finishing non-conference play 5-9 at the end of 2019, the women's basketball team started the new year with a 58-54 win over the University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine in the Big West opener.This was the 21st time that the Matadors and Rainbow Wahine had ever played each other. Coming into the game ...

Women’s basketball defeats Portland 73-64 for first victory of the season

CSUN Women's Basketball game

Alfonso Henry

December 1, 2019

The Matadors had their biggest crowd in program history during their game against the University of Portland on Nov. 21. The attendance was at 1,606 fans, which beat the previous record of 1,218. It was Kids Day and there were a lot of schools from around the area that came to watch. In the first qua...

Virginia hands women’s basketball their third straight loss to start the season

A CSUn Women's basketball game

Alfonso Henry

November 18, 2019

CSUN fell to 0-3 on the season after yet another loss on Tuesday, this time to the Virgina Cavaliers (2-1).In the first quarter, both teams were closely matched during the first five minutes. When the score was tied at seven, Virginia senior Dominique Toussaint scored five straight points to give the ...

Matadors prepare for upcoming season with new goals

CSUN Women's basketball game

Alfonso Henry

November 4, 2019

Head coach Jason Flowers enters his 10th season as the women's basketball coach and hopes for the Matadors to go even further than they did during the 2018-2019 season. They lost in the first round of the Big West Tournament to UC Irvine and finished the season 16-15. CSUN returns seven athletes from la...

Women’s basketball falls in exhibition game to the Master’s University

CSUN Women's Basketball game

Alfonso Henry

November 3, 2019

Women's basketball played their one and only exhibition game on Tuesday against The Master's University Mustangs at the Matadome.The Mustangs stormed out to an early 14-4 lead in the first quarter and held the Matadors to 1-for-18 shooting in the first quarter.Early in the second quarter, the Mustangs wen...

Sacramento State beats CSUN in overtime 2-1

CSUN Men's Soccer team huddle up after the game

Alfonso Henry

October 19, 2019

The men's soccer team played the Sacramento State Hornets (6-6-2, 1-1-1 Big West) at Matador Soccer Field on Oct. 16.Both teams were scoreless at the end of the first half, though Sacramento State had led the game in shots at halftime 6-3. During the first 45 minutes of the game, both teams had four ...

Nigerian athlete joins Matadors on the court

Alfonso Henry

October 17, 2019

The best advice that men's basketball freshman Festus Ndumanya has received in his life is "no pain, no gain." The 6-foot-7-inch forward had never been tested by these words more than when he emigrated from Anambra, Nigeria to San Juan Capistrano, California at the age of 16.It was a tough transitio...

Women’s volleyball lose in four sets to Long Beach State

A CSUN Women's Volleyball player setting the ball for her teammate

Alfonso Henry

October 8, 2019

The women's volleyball team battled the Long Beach State 49ers in their second home match of the season before going down 3-1 Saturday night in a Big West Conference match at the Matadome. The Matadors won the first set 25-21 before losing three straight at 20-25, 20-25 and 22-25."They played better th...

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