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Matadors baseball gets offensive surge, win series finale against Hawaii

Matadors baseball gets offensive surge, win series finale against Hawaii

Diego Marquez

April 24, 2016

Coming off a heart breaking overtime loss on Saturday, CSUN's baseball team had a field day offensively, scoring nine runs, in a 9-3 win over the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Sophomore pitcher Andrew Weston set the tone for the Matadors pitching five scoreless innings to start the game. He...

Women’s waterpolo defeats No. 20 LMU to end regular season

Women’s waterpolo defeats No. 20 LMU to end regular season

Diego Marquez

April 24, 2016

Ending the regular season with a win, the No. 25 CSUN women's water polo team (11-19) defeated No. 20 Loyola Marymount Lions (11-19) on their home court, 9-7. This gets the Matadors back on the winning side of things as they dropped the previous five games before their matchup against the Lions on Saturd...

CSUN baseball falls to UCSB in first of series

CSUN baseball falls to UCSB in first of series

Diego Marquez

April 16, 2016

In a low scoring affair, the Matadors (22-11, 1-6 Big West) drop the first of the three game series at No. 9 UC Santa Barbara (22-7-1, 3-1 Big West), 1-0. The lone run scored by Dempsey Grover of the Gauchos came in the bottom of the first inning. The Gauchos were able to get on top of Matador...

ICYMI: CSUN women’s water polo falters against UC Davis on senior day

ICYMI: CSUN women’s water polo falters against UC Davis on senior day

Diego Marquez

April 14, 2016

The No. 25 CSUN water polo couldn't complete a late-game rally and fell 10-9 to the UC Davis Aggies. The seniors honored were Natalie Averall, Taryn Kaminoto, and Taitum Herrington the Matador's Women Water Polo. The Aggies scored first when Hailey Wright netted the first goal of the match. With...

CSUN baseball triumphs over Long Beach State, avoids sweep

CSUN baseball triumphs over Long Beach State, avoids sweep

Diego Marquez

April 12, 2016

After rain delays altered the weekend schedule, the CSUN baseball team avoided getting swept by the Long Beach State Dirtbags, winning 4-2 on Monday. Unlike the pervious two games of the series, the Dirtbags did not jump out to an early lead against CSUN. Striking out two of the first three batters...

ICYMI: CSUN drops Big West opener to Fullerton

ICYMI: CSUN drops Big West opener to Fullerton

Diego Marquez

April 4, 2016

Opening up Big West play, the Matadors (20-5) faced off against the Cal. State Fullerton Titans (13-11) in the first of a three game series at Goodwin Field on Friday night. In a back-and-forth affair, the Matadors looked poised to give the perennial powerhouse, Fullerton Titans, a run for their money. Entering...

CSUN swept by Fullerton in final two games of series

CSUN swept by Fullerton in final two games of series

Diego Marquez

April 3, 2016

The Matadors fell short both Saturday and Sunday in conference games against the Cal State Fullerton Titans. On Saturday, the Titans took the game 2-1, while Sunday 8-5. Game Two, Saturday There were some bright spots for the Matadors in game two, as junior Fred Smith picked up two hits for th...

Best beaches for Spring Break

Best beaches for Spring Break

Diego Marquez

March 23, 2016

Beaches and Southern California are synonymous with each other. If you live in the SoCal region you shouldn't have any trouble finding beaches, the trouble begins when deciding which one is your favorite. Here's a couple beaches that you might want to add to the list to visit over Spring Break and enjoy...

Rainbow Warriors beat Matadors in four

Rainbow Warriors beat Matadors in four

Diego Marquez

March 13, 2016

Coming off an impressive three set sweep of Mt. Olive last weekend, the No. 11 Matadors faced off with a top-10 foe, the No. 8 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. The first set started with an intense back and forth volley, but at 5-5 Hawaii's Sinisa Zarkovic opened a Rainbow Warrior lead with a kill. From here,...

Student artist, athlete shows creativity off field

Student artist, athlete shows creativity off field

Diego Marquez

February 25, 2016

Standing at 6-feet-2 inches and approximately 180 pounds, CSUN baseball senior pitcher Angel Rodriguez mirrors the quintessential image of a collegiate baseball player. However, Rodriguez pictures himself as more than that. He also sees himself as an artist. "There was always something that intrigued...

Women’s basketball looks split season series with Gauchos

Women’s basketball looks split season series with Gauchos

Diego Marquez

February 18, 2016

CSUN women's basketball team (6-18, 4-6 Big West) is hoping to coming out of its second meeting of the season against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (9-16, 6-5 Big West) with a win on the road. The first game between these two Big West rivals, placed the Gauchos in the driver's seat for all, but the...

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