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CSUN snags tough road win at Northern Arizona

CSUN snags tough road win at Northern Arizona

Diego Marquez

December 1, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team (4-3) pulled out a tough non-conference road win against Northern Arizona, 83-79 on Thursday morning. Juniors Serafina Maulupe and Tessa Boagni led the charge for the Matadors with 20 points each to push them past the Lumberjacks. With minutes left in the game,...

CSUN falls to No. 11 Stanford

CSUN falls to No. 11 Stanford

Diego Marquez

November 20, 2016

The CSUN Matadors (2-2) fell to the Stanford Cardinals 88-54 Sunday afternoon as they finished their northern California road trip. Heading into the Sunday matchup, the Matadors just came off a historic comeback win against Fresno State on Friday and had high hopes as they headed to Palo Alto. The...

CSUN women’s basketball rallies to make history

CSUN women’s basketball rallies to make history

Diego Marquez

November 20, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team (2-1) rallied against Fresno State late in the fourth to secure the 61-57 non-conference win in Fresno Friday night. Coming off a tough home loss against San Diego earlier this week, the Matadors looked to rebound against the Bulldogs and not make losing a habit. The...

CSUN loses close one down the stretch

CSUN loses close one down the stretch

Diego Marquez

November 16, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team (1-1) fell 76-67 to the San Diego Toreros Monday night in a home non-conference game. In a back and forth game, CSUN held the lead heading into the second quarter by a slim margin thanks to sophomore Channon Fluker's 12 points and five rebounds.With the lead changing ha...

ICYMI: Team effort propels Matadors past Vikings

ICYMI: Team effort propels Matadors past Vikings

Diego Marquez

November 13, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team (1-0) defeated the Portland State Vikings 99-72 in their season opener in the Matadome on Friday night. The Matadors got out to a 31-18 lead in the 1st quarter thanks to fluid ball movement and low-post dominance by junior Tessa Boagni who finished the contest with...

Matadors force 24 turnovers in rout

Matadors force 24 turnovers in rout

Diego Marquez

November 5, 2016

The CSUN women's basketball team beat The Masters College Lady Mustangs 74-53 on Friday night in an exhibition game to unofficially open up the 2016-2017 season. With the Matadors getting the opening tip, it was clear what their offensive strategy was to get the ball inside. Sophomore center Channon Fluker ...

Senior standout sets precedent for team

Senior standout sets precedent for team

Diego Marquez

October 6, 2016

Going away to college can be a frightening concept for most high school seniors. For athletes looking to further their careers, it can be the most significant decision in their life.Three years ago Sam Engel was a senior in high school living in Scottsdale, Arizona. Not knowing where to attend college t...

Women’s volleyball wins Big West opener

Women’s volleyball wins Big West opener

Diego Marquez

September 23, 2016

The CSUN women's volleyball team traveled to UC Irvine for their Big West Conference opener on Thursday night and were able to win the match 3-2. After dropping the first two sets, the Matadors rallied back and forced a final fifth set. With the fourth set under way the Anteaters led 8-5 before...

CSUN takes second game 11-8, clinches series against UC Davis

CSUN takes second game 11-8, clinches series against UC Davis

Diego Marquez

May 15, 2016

With Saturday's victory, CSUN baseball (30-16, 9-11 BWC) clinched its third Big West series victory of the season with an 11-8 triumph over UC Davis (16-28, 4-13 BWC) at Matador Field. The Matadors were able to record their second straight 30 win season in over 10 years. Coach Greg Moore said the...

Three-run seventh inning fuels the Matadors’ 5-4 come back win

Three-run seventh inning fuels the Matadors’ 5-4 come back win

Diego Marquez

May 13, 2016

In the final home series of the year, the Matadors were able to steal the opening game from the UC Davis Aggies, 5-4, on Friday. The Matadors were able to get on the board early thanks to senior Branden Berry, who hit a towering solo home-run into left field to put the Matadors up, 1-0. In the...

CSUN completes series sweep of Cal Poly with walk-off

CSUN completes series sweep of Cal Poly with walk-off

Diego Marquez

May 9, 2016

On a cold and cloudy afternoon in Northridge the stage was set for the Matadors to sweep visiting Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. With a combined 13 runs in the first two games of the series, the Matadors looked to keep their hot hitting going on Sunday. But Cal Poly's pitching staff had other ideas. Just...

CSUN baseball blanked against UC Riverside

CSUN baseball blanked against UC Riverside

Diego Marquez

May 1, 2016

As CSUN's baseball team took the field on Sunday afternoon, the stage was set for the Matadors to complete the series comeback and clinch the three-game series at UC Riverside by winning two of three against the Highlanders. Unfortunately for the Matadors, the Highlanders had other plans as they throttled...

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