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Water Polo: Stiff defense key in home win over Bucknell

Bob Garcia

March 15, 2013

On Breast Cancer Awareness day, the thirteenth-ranked Matadors (14-6) stifling defense was key in their 18-7 victory Thursday afternoon over the Bucknell Bison."I think overall it was our defense," said head coach Marcelo Leonardi. "(We were) able to contain their weapons and early on our goal keeper...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors to open conference tournament against UC Davis

Women's Basketball: Matadors to open conference tournament against UC Davis

Bob Garcia

March 12, 2013

The Matadors (15-15, Big West 9-9) begin their postseason schedule as a sixth seed in the Big West conference tournament Tuesday with a game against the seventh-seeded UC Davis Aggies (12-17, 4-14) at UC Irvine's Bren Events Center Northridge split its two games against the Aggies this year, lo...

Women’s basketball involved in breast cancer awareness foundation

Bob Garcia

March 10, 2013

CSUN's Women's basketball team has worn pink uniforms at some of their games as part of Play 4Kay, an initiative that aims to raise nationwide awareness for breast cancer.Play 4Kay is a foundation created in memory and honor of Kay Yow, a head coach for women's basketball at the University of North C...

Men’s Basketball: Greene’s 37 points leads CSUN to victory over Hawaii in season finale

Bob Garcia

March 8, 2013

Finishing their 2012-2013 regular season, the CSUN (14-17, Big West 5-12) men's basketball team snapped its six game losing streak Thursday by defeating the Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors (17-13, 10-8) 88-75."I challenged the guys before the game to finish the season strong," said head coach Bobby Braswell, w...

Softball: Matadors defeat ninth ranked UCLA with walk off two-run home run

Softball: Matadors defeat ninth ranked UCLA with walk off two-run home run

Bob Garcia

March 6, 2013

  CSUN's women's softball team (9-15) ended its two game skid by defeating the ninth-ranked UCLA Bruins (18-3) 3-2 Wednesday, on a walk off two-run home run to right field by junior outfielder Tanna Bindi in their home opener. "I felt good all game. I was seeing good pitching and seein...

Angels make poor decision on Mike Trout’s contract renewal

Angels make poor decision on Mike Trout's contract renewal

Bob Garcia

March 4, 2013

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim made a huge mistake Saturday when the team renewed the contract of superstar outfielder Mike Trout to a meager annual salary of $510,000. The increase to Trout's contract is only $20,000 above Major League Baseball's minimum salary for players, which is $490,000...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors drop fifth game in a row with poor first half shooting

Bob Garcia

March 1, 2013

The Matadors (13-16, Big West 4-12) dropped their fifth consecutive game Thursday night as they lost 81-61 to Cal Poly (14-12, 9-6), endangering their hopes of making the conference tournament. Led by senior guard Dylan Royer, the Mustangs jumped out to an early 9-7 lead which they never relinquishe...

China National Symphony Orchestra will perform at VPAC

Bob Garcia

February 27, 2013

The Chinese National Symphony Orchestra will be performing on Friday March 8 at 8 p.m. at the Valley Performing Arts Center. The concert will include two post-romantic compositions written by Richard Strauss and Erich Wolfgang Korngold and also be performing Xia Guan's "First Movement of Earth Requim...

Graduate students host Diversity Day for trauma survivors

Bob Garcia

February 20, 2013

CSUN's fourth annual Diversity Day will be organized by a committee of graduate students in the department of social work and will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Northridge Center in the USU. This year's diversity day will focus on the trauma and stories of the featured speakers as survivors...

Northridge finishes athletic director open forums

Bob Garcia

February 16, 2013

CSUN ended it series of athletic director open forums Thursday afternoon by welcoming Derrick Ramsey, Coppin State University's athletic director. Ramsey is the fifth candidate Northridge has brought in to be interviewed for the athletic director position.For the last four years, Ramsey has worked as th...

Women’s Basketball: Shooting woes and poor second-half defense lead to 74-56 home loss

Women's Basketball: Shooting woes and poor second-half defense lead to 74-56 home loss

Bob Garcia

February 15, 2013

Second-half defensive lapses were key in the Matadors' (12-12, 6-6 Big West) 74-56 home loss on Thursday against the Pacific Tigers (19-5, 9-3). Pacific outscored Northridge 47-31 in the second half led by guard Erica Mckenzie's 26 points on 8 of 10 shooting from beyond the arc. "They did a g...

Matador Football petitioners return for signatures of support

Matador Football petitioners return for signatures of support

Bob Garcia

February 11, 2013

A referendum petition to bring a football team back to CSUN has been circulating around the campus in an effort to gain support from students. "The main reason I believe (football) is essential to the university is (that) without the football team, you do not get the college experience many p...

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