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Pride, not playoffs, at stake against UCSB

Angel Gutierrez

May 5, 2010

With their chances of winning the conference all but over   both the Matadors (22-19, 4-8) and the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (19-20, 5-7) will be playing mostly for pride as the teams will play a three game series this weekend in Santa Barbara. The Matadors will be looking to get back on track after...

Northridge suffers second worst shutout at home

Angel Gutierrez

May 3, 2010

As recently as last month some players on the Cal State Northridge squad were talking about possibly competing for the Big West title this season, as the Matadors were in first place going into conference play. However, after dropping two of three this weekend to UC Davis (19-20, 4-8), including a 16-0...

CSUN baseball looks to move up in Big West standings

Angel Gutierrez

April 28, 2010

With the Matadors (21-17, 3-6 Big West) currently in seventh place in the Big West standings, UC Davis may be a welcome sight for Northridge. The Aggies (16-19, 2-7) are in last place in the Big West, and are currently on a five-game losing streak heading into their three-game series against the Matadors this weekend at Matador Field. The Matadors are coming ...

CSUN baseball: Matadors unable to control Tigers

Angel Gutierrez

April 27, 2010

After taking two out of three games from Cal Poly last weekend, the Matadors looked like a confident team ready to climb up the Big West standings. That confidence lasted one game, as the Matadors (21-17, 3-6 Big West) lost two of three games to Pacific (24-14, 7-5 Big West) this weekend in Stockton, Calif. CSUN opened the series in impressive fash...

Pro athletes incorporate green theme in their game

Angel Gutierrez

April 21, 2010

The actions and words of professional athletes can influence millions of people. Because of this, it is a breath of fresh air that some pro leagues and professional players are sending out the message to become more environmentally friendly. Earlier this month the NBA partnered with the Natura...

CSUN baseball: Matadors take two of three from Mustangs

Angel Gutierrez

April 19, 2010

The Matadors picked up their first two Big West victories of the season by taking two of three games over the Cal Poly Mustangs at Matador Field. CSUN (20-15, 2-4) won the first two games and the Mustangs won the final game of the series on Sunday. Although the Matadors won the series, the fact that they were unable to complete the three...

CSUN baseball gets back to Big West play

Angel Gutierrez

April 14, 2010

After a five game hiatus CSUN will resume Big West play this week with a three game series against Cal Poly at Matador Field. The Matadors (18-14, 0-3) will be looking for their first conference victory of the season. Last season the Matadors went 0-3 against the Mustangs. Two of the losses were by...

CSUN Baseball Spring Break Recap

Angel Gutierrez

April 13, 2010

Going into their three-game series against UC Irvine on April 1, the Matadors, who were tied for first place in the Big West with Pacific, were a confident group. The offense had scored 10 or more runs in five straight games, and the pitchers were performing well. The Anteaters, however, brought the...

Matadors struggle against Runners

Angel Gutierrez

April 13, 2010

Over the weekend Cal State Northridge and Cal State Bakersfield faced off in a three-game series where both teams were in desperate need of a win. The Matadors headed into the series with a five-game losing streak, and the Roadrunners had a four-game losing streak of their own. Bakersfield put an end to their losing streak with a 6-3 ...

CSUN baseball Big West opener against No. 24 UCI

Angel Gutierrez

March 30, 2010

With their 10-2 victory over Albany the Matadors improved their record to 16-7 going into Big West play. The Matadors will host the defending Big West champion, UC Irvine, in a three-game series at Matador Field starting on Thursday. This will be the fourth time that the Matadors play a ranked...

Matadors take two from Hornets

Angel Gutierrez

March 29, 2010

Despite having their five-game winning streak snapped on Friday, the Matadors (16-7) took two of three games against Sacramento State (7-13-1) at Matador Field. The Matador offense continued their stellar play, as they were able to put up 36 runs in the three-game series. CSUN got off to a fast start in Friday’s 13-12 loss taking a 7-0 lead after three innings of play...

Matadors open homestand versus Sacramento State

Angel Gutierrez

March 24, 2010

Coming off a four game sweep of Seattle University the Matadors head into their three game series against the Sacramento State tied for first place in the Big West with UC Irvine. The sweep over Seattle was the Matadors first four game sweep against an opponent since 1998. The Hornets come into Mata...

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