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Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Matadors’ rally falls short as San Diego advance in WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 16, 2012

SAN DIEGO – Though they trailed by as much as 13 points, their efforts Friday night just wasn’t enough. Offensive boards by the University of San Diego and late turnovers spelled the end of the Matadors’ season as they fell to the Toreros 60-58 at Jenny Craig Pavilion. CSUN had numerous oppor...

Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

Women’s basketball: Picking it up: CSUN hits San Diego for WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 14, 2012

It’s been more than a week – nine days, in fact – since the Matadors lost in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament. But with time to regroup and earning a spot in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), the team has been preparing for its game against University o...

Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Women’s basketball: Not done yet: Matadors earn spot in WNIT

Anthony Carpio

March 13, 2012

Although the Matadors missed out on the NCAA tournament, women’s basketball head coach Jason Flowers and his squad were given another chance of at postseason play with a bid for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). Despite being knocked out of the Big West Conference Tournam...

Water polo: Streaking: Matadors win sixth in a row

Water polo: Streaking: Matadors win sixth in a row

Anthony Carpio

March 13, 2012

After cruising past Bucknell (10-12) earlier in the afternoon in a 14-4 victory, the Matadors (10-11) carried that win into the night as they steamrolled through Occidental (15-3) in a staggering 19-6 win Tuesday at Matador Pool. With the wins against the Bison and Tigers, CSUN extended its winning streak to six. “We were pushing. We r...

Men’s volleyball: Stagnant hitting and errors contribute to Matador loss to Harvard

Men’s volleyball: Stagnant hitting and errors contribute to Matador loss to Harvard

Anthony Carpio

March 10, 2012

The Matadors couldn’t continue their solid play after having a great hitting percentage the day before in their game against Loyola (Ill.) as CSUN (8-11) fell in four sets (25-17, 25-20, 22-25, 25-22) to Harvard (12-2) Saturday night at the Matadome. “In general, we took it too easy,” Matador oppo...

Softball: Pitching woes lead to back-to-back Matador losses to Harvard

Softball: Pitching woes lead to back-to-back Matador losses to Harvard

Anthony Carpio

March 10, 2012

A slow start on pitching led to CSUN’s 5-2 loss against Harvard Saturday afternoon at Matador Diamond. The Matadors (5-18) were swept by the Crimson (5-3) in the Northridge Classic, winning both Saturday’s game as well as Friday’s. “I think we did a better job from yesterday,” CSUN head coach Tairia Flowers. “We put the ball i...

Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Women’s basketball: CSUN blows 19-point lead, loses to LBSU in first round of tournament

Anthony Carpio

March 6, 2012

Their biggest lead of the game was 19 points after CSUN center Jasmine Erving sank two free throws Tuesday night. With 17:32 left in the game, the Matadors were riding an 18-0 run and it looked like it was smooth sailing from then on out. But then something started to happen that ultimately proved...

Women’s basketball: Flowers’ turnaround of Matadors in 2011-12 leads to Big West COY award

Women’s basketball: Flowers’ turnaround of Matadors in 2011-12 leads to Big West COY award

Anthony Carpio

March 5, 2012

He’s selfless as selfless gets; a man that puts others before himself, and tries to teach that same philosophy to his team. And what does someone like that get in return? Coach of the Year. After only two years of being in control of the women’s basketball team, Jason Flowers has made thi...

Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

Women’s basketball: No. 2 Matadors host No. 7 Long Beach State in first round of Big West Tournament

Anthony Carpio

March 5, 2012

After a solid performance that got them a win against Cal State Fullerton to end the regular season Saturday, the Matadors secured the second seed in the Big West Tournament and will face Long Beach State tonight at the Matadome. With only two years at the helm of this young Northridge team, head coach Jason...

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

Anthony Carpio

March 3, 2012

It was Senior Day for the Matadors as well as their last game of the season. After two losses on the road, CSUN had only one thing on its mind: winning. And that’s exactly what they did. After a consistent first half and aggressive second, CSUN (17-12, 11-5 Big West) cruised past Cal State Fu...

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts season closer on Senior Day

Women’s basketball: CSUN hosts season closer on Senior Day

Anthony Carpio

February 29, 2012

CSUN’s Big West Conference season is winding down to an end, and it’s hasn’t looked particularly pretty for the team after this past weekend. “We struggled on defense. We weren’t getting to our spots and containing the ball,” guard Janae Sharpe said. “On offense, we weren’t playing the way we knew ho...

Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

Women’s basketball: Shooting woes continue for the Matadors as they fall to Cal Poly

Anthony Carpio

February 25, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO – It was something that had not been seen from the Matadors since the beginning of the season: back-to-back double-digit losses. And with the Big West Conference season winding down, these losses couldn’t have come at a worse time. CSUN (16-12, 10-5 Big West) dropped to sec...

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