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W-Soccer: Matadors reach Big West Tournament semis again in 2011

W-Soccer: Matadors reach Big West Tournament semis again in 2011

Christina Azouz

November 7, 2011

After a heartbreaking loss Thursday to Long Beach State in the Big West Conference Tournament semifinals to end the year, the Matadors chose to look at 2011 as a stepping stone for future seasons. “Our year went really well,” CSUN defender Chloe McDaniel said. “We played a bunch of tough teams so it’s hard coming away with a lot of losses, but I’m not ashamed o...

W-Soccer: Long Beach State eliminates CSUN from Big West Tournament

W-Soccer: Long Beach State eliminates CSUN from Big West Tournament

Christina Azouz

November 3, 2011

The Matadors had their season come to an end last year after being eliminated by Long Beach State in the Big West Conference Tournament. This season, Northridge was hoping that history didn’t repeat itself. Unfortunately for CSUN it was bounced out of postseason play for the second consecut...

W-Soccer: Long Beach State stands in Matadors’ way once again at Big West tournament

W-Soccer: Long Beach State stands in Matadors’ way once again at Big West tournament

Christina Azouz

November 2, 2011

After a season filled with ups and downs, the CSUN women’s soccer team opens its postseason today against Long Beach State in the Big West Conference Tournament at George Allen Field, a place CSUN hasn’t won at since 2004. The match between the third-seeded Matadors and second-seeded 49ers is a rematch of last season’s c...

W-Soccer: Matadors earn spot in Big West Tournament

W-Soccer: Matadors earn spot in Big West Tournament

Christina Azouz

October 31, 2011

The CSUN women’s soccer team scored three goals for the third time this season as the Matadors defeated Cal State Bakersfield, 3-0, in a non-conference match on Senior Night at the Matador Soccer Field Sunday night. The Matadors closed out their regular season schedule against the Roadrunner...

CSUN has chance to clinch second seed at UCR

CSUN has chance to clinch second seed at UCR

Christina Azouz

October 26, 2011

With first place out of reach, the CSUN women’s soccer team looks to secure second place in the Big West Conference with a win at UC Riverside tonight. After a 4-0 loss to UC Irvine Sunday night, the Matadors (6-8-2, 4-2-1 Big West) are three points behind the Anteaters for first place in th...

W-Soccer: Matadors embarrassed at home in showdown for first place

W-Soccer: Matadors embarrassed at home in showdown for first place

Christina Azouz

October 23, 2011

On a night where sole position of first place in the Big West Conference was up for grabs, the CSUN women’s soccer team played its worst game of the season and lost scandalously, 4-0, to UC Irvine Sunday night at Matador Soccer Field. Sophomore forward Natalia Ledezma scored three of ...

W-Soccer: Farran scores early as CSUN moves into first-place tie

W-Soccer: Farran scores early as CSUN moves into first-place tie

Christina Azouz

October 20, 2011

An early goal by senior forward Heidi Farran was all the CSUN women’s soccer needed to defeat Cal State Fullerton, 1-0, Thursday evening to move into a first-place tie with UC Irvine in the Big West Conference standings. Farran, who scored her team-leading seventh goal of the season, put the Matadors (6-7-2, 4-1-1) ahead in the eighth mi...

W-Soccer: CSUN eyeing first place in crucial league games

W-Soccer: CSUN eyeing first place in crucial league games

Christina Azouz

October 19, 2011

With only four scheduled games remaining in the season, the CSUN women’s soccer team finds itself in position to make a run at the Big West regular season title and a No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. The Matadors are currently tied for second place with UC Davis in the conference standings and trail ...

W-Soccer: Farran’s goal pushes CSUN past Long Beach State, Matadors move into first-place

W-Soccer: Farran’s goal pushes CSUN past Long Beach State, Matadors move into first-place

Christina Azouz

October 14, 2011

Senior forward Heidi Farran's game-winning goal in the 88th minute ended Long Beach State's six-match winning steak as the CSUN women's soccer team took over first-place in the Big West Conference after defeating the 49ers 1-0 Friday night at Matador Soccer Field.The Matadors (5-7-2, 3-1-1 Big West) handed Long Beach State (10-4-1, 3-1-0) its first ...

W-Soccer: CSUN seeks vengeance against Long Beach

W-Soccer: CSUN seeks vengeance against Long Beach

Christina Azouz

October 12, 2011

The CSUN women’s soccer team will be thinking revenge during its Big West Conference match Friday as the Matadors take on league-leading Long Beach State at Matador Soccer Field. Last season, the Matadors were bounced out of the conference tournament semifinals by the 49ers, who come into No...

W-Soccer Notebook: CSUN finally beats Santa Barbara

W-Soccer Notebook: CSUN finally beats Santa Barbara

Christina Azouz

October 11, 2011

Entering Sunday night’s game, the CSUN women’s soccer team had lost its last five meetings against UC Santa Barbara. “Thanks for reminding me,” said CSUN head coach Keith West after his team finally came through against the Gauchos, 1-0 at Matador Soccer Field.  “I haven’t forgotten...

Question of the day: How would you end the NBA lockout?

Christina Azouz

October 10, 2011

If you were the NBA commissioner, how would you end the lockout? The owners and players are separated on two main issues: soft vs. hard salary cap and revenue sharing. The players want a soft salary cap, which allows teams to spend more than the salary cap but would have to pay a luxury tax for...

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