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CSUN women’s volleyball team looks to end road losing streak

Christina Azouz

November 1, 2010

The Matadors look to build off their upset win against UC Davis when they take on Cal State Bakersfield tonight at the Icardo Center in a non-conference matchup. CSUN (10-16, 3-8 Big West) is coming off an impressive come-from-behind victory against the Aggies this weekend, in which freshman opposite hitter Natalie Allen had a mat...

CSUN women’s volleyball goes winless on its north roadtrip

Christina Azouz

October 24, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team went winless in its two road games during the weekend, losing to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 3-2 and UC Santa Barbara 3-0. The Matadors extended their road-game losing streak to five. CSUN vs. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo The Matadors (9-15, 2-7 Big West) lost the first set, 26-14, after trailing for the entire set.  The ...

Get to know… Natalie Allen

Christina Azouz

October 18, 2010

Date of birth: June 13, 1992 Place of birth: Riverside, California Height: 6’1 Stats this season:251 kills, 171 digs, 50 blocks, 33 assists, and 19 service aces Position: Opposite Hitter Major: Mathematics FAVORITES Food: Mac ’n’ Cheese Music: Country Song: “The House that Built Me” by Miranda Lambert Movie: “Ru...

CSUN women’s volleyball faces two Big West Conference rivals

Christina Azouz

October 13, 2010

After winning their last two home games, the Matadors make a quick stop at Big West leader Cal State Fullerton tonight before returning home to face UC Irvine on Saturday. This will be the first meeting between the Matadors (8-12, 1-4 Big West) and Titans (15-4, 4-1 Big West) of the season.  Last...

Matador women’s volleyball wins first Big West Conference game

Christina Azouz

October 10, 2010

CSUN now has a two game winning streak after defeating UC Riverside 3-1 at the Matadome Saturday night. “It boosts our energy,” senior middle blocker Lynda Morales said about the teams’ first Big West Conference win.  “We’ll carry this feeling into the other games.” The Matadors (8-12) (1-4 Big West) won the first set 25-21 behind five kills by freshman opposi...

CSUN women’s volleyball snaps five-game losing streak, defeat Roadrunners in four sets

Christina Azouz

October 6, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team snapped its five-game losing streak on Wednesday night, as they defeated Cal State Bakersfield 3-1 at the Matadome. The win for the Matadors (7-12, 0-4 Big West) was their first victory at home this season. “It’s an awesome feeling to get our first hom...

CSUN women’s volleyball goes north

Christina Azouz

September 29, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team looks to snap a three-game losing streak as they visit Big West Conference rivals UC Davis on Friday and Pacific on Saturday. The Matadors (6-10, 0-2 Big West) are trying to rebound after losing their first two conference games against UCSB and Cal Poly. In both...

Matadors women’s volleyball start Big West Conference with losses

Christina Azouz

September 26, 2010

The women’s volleyball team opened Big West Conference play on a sour note losing their first two games at the Matadome this weekend. Northridge played host to the University of California, Santa Barbara where it lost in five sets in a thriller Friday night and to Cal Poly in three sets on Saturday. CSUN vs. UCSB The Matadors (6-10 ove...

CSUN women’s volleyball drops non-conference match at home

Christina Azouz

September 21, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team snapped its three-game winning streak, after losing to Loyola Marymount 3-1 at the Matadome on Tuesday night. “We’re disappointed that we lost,” CSUN head coach Jeff Stork said. “It was a tight match.” In the first set, the Matadors trailed 5-1 before going on a 4-0 run to tie ...

CSUN women’s volleyball travels to Las Vegas for final tournament

Christina Azouz

September 15, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team looks to end their two-game losing streak this weekend at the UNLV Classic. The Matadors will face UNLV, Xavier and San Jose State in LV. The Matadors (3-7) are coming off back-to-back loses against Portland State and UCLA in which they had a combined 55 attacki...

Matadors feed off spectators energy

Christina Azouz

September 14, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team got plenty of support from its fans in the home opener against No. 13 UCLA on Tuesday night. Even though Northridge lost in four sets, the fans supported the Matadors from the first serve to the last point of the match. “The crowd was unbelievable,” head coach Jeff St...

CSUN hopes for first victory against UCLA

Christina Azouz

September 13, 2010

The CSUN women’s volleyball team faces a huge obstacle in its home opener tonight against No. 13 UCLA at the Matadome. The Matadors (3-6) have never defeated the Bruins (7-1) in 12 opportunities, but CSUN head coach Jeff Stork is not worried about the past. “If we beat them it will give us...

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