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Softball doubles record has a new name at number one

CSUN Softball player in black jersey

Bryanna Winner

May 8, 2019

In 1994, Shannon Jones, then a senior, became the single-season doubles record holder in CSUN history with 17. Fast forward 25 years, and that record now belongs to junior Megan Stevens.After two straight weekends in which she was largely ignored, having been walked 11 times (10 of them being intention...

Softball drops final home series 2-1

CSUN Softball player in red and white jersey

Bryanna Winner

May 7, 2019

The Matadors dropped their final home series 2-1 against Hawaii, losing 2-1 in game one on Friday, and splitting the Senior Day games with a 3-1 win and 4-3 loss. Friday’s game went back and forth as both teams were unable to capitalize when there were runners in scoring position. Both teams wer...

Matadors of the Week

Matador of the week

Bryanna Winner

April 30, 2019

Bashiru AbdullahiFreshman, Track and FieldAt the Desert Heat Classic in Arizona on Saturday, the freshman from Nigeria finished in second in the 110m hurdles behind the University of Oregon's Eric Edwards Jr. During this event, he set a personal best by finishing in 13.82 seconds, the third best time ...

Softball wins first conference series against Cal Poly

Two CSUN Softball players in black jersey giving each other high fives

Bryanna Winner

April 23, 2019

The softball team earned their first conference series victory of the season by winning two of three over Cal Poly at home this past weekend at Matador Diamond.Friday saw the two teams square off in a doubleheader, with the first game going into extra innings with the score tied at three.The score would rema...

Softball drops home series against UC Riverside

A CSUN Softball Player in white jersey swing a bat to score

Bryanna Winner

April 16, 2019

Despite junior Megan Stevens tying the school record for most doubles in a season, the Matadors dropped their first home conference series 2-1 to UC Riverside this past weekend at Matador Diamond. Sophomore Jillian James pitched the first game, giving up two hits and striking out seven batters on her wa...

UC Santa Barbara ruins Senior Day for CSUN women’s water polo

CSUN Women's waterpolo player

Bryanna Winner

April 8, 2019

The No. 22 Matador women's water polo team lost to No. 11 UC Santa Barbara 19-8 on Senior Day at Matador Pool.Before the game began, seniors Lindsey Garcia, Charissa Dorn and Daci Hughes were honored as they were about to play their final home game for CSUN.“I’m just really proud, especiall...

Women’s water polo falls to No. 10 UC Irvine

A CSUN Women's Water Polo player

Bryanna Winner

April 1, 2019

The No. 22 Matadors lost to No. 10 UC Irvine at Matador Pool 15-6 on March 30 in their second to last home game of the season. The first quarter was pretty much even as the Anteaters led 4-3 after the end of the first frame.The second quarter was where the Anteaters started to run away with it as the M...

Softball impresses in weekend action

A CSUN Women's Softball pitcher

Bryanna Winner

March 26, 2019

The Matadors scored 22 runs to sweep Saint Mary's College in their three-game series over the weekend before No. 1 UCLA demolished CSUN 14-2 in the final game of the weekend at Matador Diamond.In the first game, sophomore Jillian James pitched her second shutout and seventh complete game of the seaso...

Softball head coach named as assistant for national Olympics team

A female coach

Bryanna Winner

March 26, 2019

Tairia Flowers is not only the head coach for the softball team here at CSUN, she is also a former Olympian and Women's National Team (WNT) member.As a college player at UCLA from 2000-2003, Flowers helped the Bruins get to three Women's College World Series, winning it once in 2003. During her inter...

Softball goes 2-2 in CSUN/Loyola Marymount Tournament

A CSUN Women's Softball player trying to hit the ball

Bryanna Winner

March 20, 2019

The Matadors finished 2-2 in the CSUN/Loyola Marymount Tournament at home on Matador Diamond, improving their record to 13-14.The first game saw the Matadors take on Dartmouth College on Friday, March 15. It was scoreless in the bottom of the second until the Matador offense exploded as they scored se...

Baseball drops contest to San Diego State

A CSUn Men's Baseball player in white jersey hiting a ball in a game.

Bryanna Winner

March 15, 2019

The Matadors were defeated by San Diego State University 11-5 at Matador Field on Tuesday, pushing their record down to below .500 at 8-9. This is their second loss in a row following the 10-1 drubbing to Washington State University on March 10. The game was scoreless until the Matadors pushed through d...

Late rally not enough as Hawaii ruins Senior Night for the Matadors

A CSUN Women's Basketball player trying to make call

Bryanna Winner

March 12, 2019

It was a back-and-forth game between the women's basketball team and the University of Hawai'i Rainbows. Ultimately, the rally that started in the second half was not enough as the Rainbows came out on top 69-68.Both teams had many turnovers, with the Matadors having five against the Rainbows' six in th...

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