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W-Soccer: Matadors end five-game skid to UC Santa Barbara

W-Soccer: Matadors end five-game skid to UC Santa Barbara

Christina Azouz

October 9, 2011

After losing to Cal Poly two days earlier, the CSUN women’s soccer team bounced back to win its first Big West Conference home game of the season, defeating UC Santa Barbara, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Matador Soccer Field. “It feels like the monkey is off my back,” said CSUN head coach Keith West.  “It feels really good (to get the win). We did som...

W-Soccer: CSUN loses Big West home opener to Cal Poly

W-Soccer: CSUN loses Big West home opener to Cal Poly

Christina Azouz

October 7, 2011

Wearing pink jerseys for breast cancer awareness month, the CSUN women’s soccer team (3-7-2, 1-1-1 Big West) lost to Cal Poly, 2-0, on Friday night at Matador Soccer Field for its first Big West Conference loss of the season. A goal by junior forward Cici Kobinski gave Cal Poly (8-5-1, 2-1-0 Big West) a lead  it would not give up in the 67th minut...

W-Soccer: CSUN hosts Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara

W-Soccer: CSUN hosts Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara

Christina Azouz

October 5, 2011

With a strong first week of Big West Conference games behind it, the CSUN women’s soccer team is looking to continue its success with home matches against Cal Poly Friday and UC Santa Barbara Sunday. The Matadors (3-6-2, 1-0-1 Big West) kicked off league play with a 1-1 tie against Pacific and a 3-1 ...

W-Soccer: CSUN earns a draw in Big West opener

Christina Azouz

September 30, 2011

Heidi Farran’s game-tying goal in the 82nd minute salvaged a 1-1 tie for the CSUN women’s soccer team against Pacific in its Big West Conference opener on Friday night Farran scored her fourth goal of the season after Brielle Slepicoff passed her the ball inside the penalty box as the senior forward...

W-Soccer: Matadors to start Big West with scoring mentality

W-Soccer: Matadors to start Big West with scoring mentality

Christina Azouz

September 28, 2011

The CSUN women’s soccer team looks to put past failures behind as it opens its Big West Conference season with a Friday road match-up against Pacific. The Matadors (2-6-1) have struggled scoring in the first part of the season, but CSUN head coach Keith West is optimistic the scoring will increas...

W-Soccer: Forward Farran stepping up as CSUN team leader

W-Soccer: Forward Farran stepping up as CSUN team leader

Christina Azouz

September 26, 2011

Leaders can be the best player on a team numbers-wise or they can be the player who works the hardest and inspires everyone to be better. Senior forward Heidi Farran posseses both leadership qualities for the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team. “Heidi (Farran) is incredible,” CSUN head coach Keith West said.  “We have great leadership on this team...

W-Soccer: CSUN loses to Portland on stunning golden goal

W-Soccer: CSUN loses to Portland on stunning golden goal

Christina Azouz

September 25, 2011

After beating a tough Loyola Marymount team on Friday, the CSUN women’s soccer team went toe-to-toe with Portland and took the Pilots into overtime, but a golden goal 28 seconds into the extra period handed the Matadors a 1-0 loss at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon. Sophomore forward Amanda Frisbie scored the winning-go...

W-Soccer: Matadors dominate Lions on the road for second win of the season

W-Soccer: Matadors dominate Lions on the road for second win of the season

Christina Azouz

September 23, 2011

With two first-half goals and another score in the second half, the CSUN women’s soccer team ended its three-game road trip in winning fashion with a 3-0 victory over Loyola Marymount. Over a period of 12 days in which they were idle, the Matadors (2-5-1) had been stressing the need to score more goals...

W-Soccer: CSUN finally back in action after long layoff

W-Soccer: CSUN finally back in action after long layoff

Christina Azouz

September 21, 2011

Following almost two weeks of rest and recovery, the CSUN women’s soccer team will look to keep the scoring up when it returns to action Friday afternoon in a visit to crosstown foe Loyola Marymount. “It’s going to be a good one,” CSUN head coach Keith West said.  “I think they’re No...

W-Soccer Notebook: Matadors finding groove on offense

W-Soccer Notebook: Matadors finding groove on offense

Christina Azouz

September 14, 2011

After finding the back of the net only once in the first four games of the season, CSUN (1-5-1) has picked up the pace offensively with five goals the last three games. CSUN head coach Keith West doesn’t exactly see it as a scoring explosion, though. “We’re starting to score some goals, but it is not a burst,” he said. “The scoring better c...

W-Soccer: CSUN shut out in Boilermaker Challenge championship game

Christina Azouz

September 11, 2011

An early goal by junior forward Colleen Williams was all Dayton needed to defeat the CSUN women’s soccer team 1-0  in the championship game of the Boilermaker Challenge on Sunday afternoon. Williams’ shot a rising blast from the inner edge of the penalty box into the top corner of the Matadors'...

W-Soccer: CSUN earns draw but advances to Boilermaker Challenge championship game

W-Soccer: CSUN earns draw but advances to Boilermaker Challenge championship game

Christina Azouz

September 9, 2011

An early two-goal lead wasn’t enough to hand the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team its second win of the season as they opened the Boilermaker Challenge with a 2-2 draw against host Purdue on Friday night. After two scoreless overtime periods, both teams engaged in a shootout, which t...

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