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Matadors lose in last second attempt

Women's Basketball 2014-2015 bench on March 5, 2015. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Daniel Saad

November 20, 2017

CSUN women’s basketball team lost to San Diego State 58-55 Tuesday night on the road. The Matadors trailed by twelve points in the fourth quarter but outscored the Aztecs 16-4. CSUN trailed by one and Serafina Maulupe missed go-ahead free-throws with 36 seconds remaining in the game. which could...

Men’s basketball dominates in home opener

Daniel Saad

November 11, 2017

The CSUN men’s basketball team opened their 60th season at the Matadome on Military Appreciation Night with a victory against Life Pacific 76-50. The Matadors showed they were in midseason form as they led Life Pacific in every statistical category, out-rebounding them 50-31 and contributing on 15 fie...

CSUN adds new satellite athletic training facility to campus

men and women look at new facility

Daniel Saad

October 24, 2017

CSUN Athletics opened its new satellite athletic training facility on Thursday, which is located next to the Matador Track & Field Complex. Athletic trainers working at the facility will be of assistance to the men’s and women’s soccer teams, baseball and softball players and the track &...

Cynthia Sanchez continues to make history as CSUN knocks off Hawaii

csun womens soccer players in red and black playing soccer

Daniel Saad

October 23, 2017

Cynthia Sanchez is another step closer to history notching her 21st career goal, only one away from tying Farryn Townley’s record of 22 (2006-2010), as CSUN women’s soccer defeated Hawai’i 2-1. She is also tied for first with Farryn Townley for most career points in Matador history wi...

Bret Guarino comes clutch as women’s soccer defeats UC Riverside

CSUN female soccer player in white and red running with determined face

Daniel Saad

October 16, 2017

CSUN women’s soccer team (6-4-5) came up clutch on Thursday evening as Bret Guarino scored the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute to defeat UC Riverside (6-8-2) 1-0. Bret Guarino scored her first goal of the season off a scramble in the box after a corner kick. Riverside was unable to clear ...

CSUN women’s soccer loses on the road to Cal State Fullerton

File Photo / The Sundial

Daniel Saad

October 2, 2017

CSUN Women’s Soccer (4-4-4) fell to Cal State Fullerton 0-3 during the Big West Opener (8-2-2) on Sunday evening at Titan Stadium. Marissa Favela and Cynthia Sanchez were the only Matadors who attempted a shot, both taking one shot each. The Titans outshot the Matadors for the match, 13- and posted...

CSUN men’s soccer fail to score against San Diego

Daniel Saad

September 24, 2017

The University of San Diego capitalized in the second half of a not so exciting match to defeat the Matadors 2-0 in men’s soccer Thursday night. The score remained 0-0 after the first 45 minutes, with CSUN being the aggressors, taking four shots opposed to two by San Diego. Both teams committed ...

CSUN women’s volleyball team wins first Big West match

Volleyball players jump up and reach for the ball

Daniel Saad

September 20, 2017

CSUN women’s volleyball team defeats Cal State Fullerton Titans in convincing fashion to end their two-game losing streak. Set scores were 25-23, 9-25, 25-22, 25-13 as the Matadors improve to 7-6 while the Titans fall to 4-9. Junior Aeryn Owens put down a game-high 24 kills (.241) to go with...

CSUN women’s volleyball falls short against Portland

CSUN volleyball team stands in formation before the game begins again

Daniel Saad

September 18, 2017

A day after getting swept by Portland State, CSUN women’s volleyball team once again fell short 3-1, but this time against Portland Pilots. The Matadors still managed to stay at .500 for the season with a record of 6-6 after losing two in a row, while the Pilots improve to 9-3. CSUN had a total...

CSUN’s men’s soccer team dominate GCU 4-2

CSUN player runs for the ball while blocking another player

Daniel Saad

September 18, 2017

The CSUN’s mens soccer team dominated Grand Canyon University 4-2, and improved to 5-2 overall. They also have won their past three games convincingly. If you looked at the box score, you’d think both teams were evenly matched. The Matadors and GCU both attempted 12 shots, and each team’s goalie...

CSUN athletics talk managing finances as student athletes

Members of the baseball team listen to their coach give them advice about how to deal with the media during baseball Media Day in the locker room on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2016. Nikolas Samuels/CSUN

Daniel Saad

August 24, 2017

The NCAA has over 460,000 student-athletes, that compete in 24 sports nationwide. Even though eight out of 10 of these student-athletes obtain a bachelor's degree, according to the NCAA website, the double lives these athletes undergo are not always easy.There are over 300 students athletes that atte...

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