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Harvard wins Thanksgiving Classic over CSUN

Harvard wins Thanksgiving Classic over CSUN

Ethan Hanson

November 26, 2018

CSUN coach Jason Flowers could only sit in his chair and stare at the sight he was witnessing in Saturday's Warner Center Marriott Thanksgiving Classic at the Matadome. Flowers' defense was stiff. Harvard had the ball in constant rotation, and then guard Katie Benzen hit a 3-pointer after a late cont...

Matadors to defend their Big West throne

Matadors to defend their Big West throne

Ethan Hanson

November 2, 2018

CSUN women’s basketball team will defend its Big West title this year after having one of the best years in program history last season. Senior Channon Fluker hopes to do more with her team undertaking one of its toughest non-conference schedules in recent memory.The Matadors will make stops at Ca...

Matadors fall in overtime on Senior Day

Matadors fall in overtime on Senior Day

Ethan Hanson

October 24, 2018

CSUN senior midfielder Marissa Favela winded up and took her corner kick in her final game at home. The shot twisted beautifully but none of her teammates could find the ball in a crowded box.Just like many games before, the Matadors were unable to capitalize on the opportunities given to them leading t...

One last shot

One last shot

Ethan Hanson

October 8, 2018

Inside a black and darkly tinted Mercedes Benz is a 22-year-old man. His seat is stretched all the way back. The car is bouncing to the rhythm of 90s hip-hop and has an herb-like odor. It’s left over from the smoke of the past.“I look to my future because my past is behind me,” Tupac Sha...

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Ethan Hanson

September 14, 2018

CSUN goalkeeper Amanda Delgado had bodies flying at her in all directions in the 17th minute. A shot rang off an unseen boot and Delgado was ready to react and punch the ball away. Just minutes later, Delgado was tested again when four red jerseys all collided upon her, and she stood her ground.Delgado and her defense ...

Games to Watch

Games to Watch

Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Softball vs UC Davis: 3/30-3/31: CSUN shortstop Savannah Horvath will have a chance at history this weekend to become the program's all-time home runs leader in the Matadors Big West Conference opener against UC Davis. Horvath has been on a literal tear her entire career and hasn't slowed down in her se...

Sports Calendar 3/29 – 4/3

Sports Calendar 3/29 – 4/3

Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Men's Volleyball- 3/30 vs UC Santa Barbara 7 p.m. 3/31 @ UC Santa Barbara 7 p.m.Baseball- 3/29 vs Cal Poly 3 p.m. 3/30 vs Cal Poly 3 p.m. 3/31 vs Cal Poly 1 p.m.Softball- 3/30 vs UC Davis 3 p.m. 3/31 vs UC Davis 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. ...

Matadors of the Week

Matadors of the Week

Ethan Hanson

March 28, 2018

Albee Weiss- Albee Weiss hit broke his own personal mark with his 12th home run in CSUN's 8-2 loss against Missouri State. CSUN is trying to return to early season form after having lost seven straight games and 10 of its last 11.Savannah Horvath- Horvath tied the CSUN home runs record after with one ...

Sports Calendar 3/14-3/20

Sports Calendar 3/14-3/20

Ethan Hanson

March 14, 2018

Women's Basketball:3/16 @ Notre Dame first round of NCAA Tournament 2 p.m. Watch on ESPN 2 Baseball: 3/14 vs UCLA 2 p.m. 3/16 @ Ohio State 2:05 p.m. 3/17 @ Ohio State 12:05 p.m. 3/18 @ Ohio State 10:05 a.m.Softball: 3/14 vs Ohio State noon 3/14 vs North...

Women’s basketball will play No. 1 Notre Dame in first round of NCAA tournament

Women’s basketball will play No. 1 Notre Dame in first round of NCAA tournament

Ethan Hanson

March 14, 2018

Cal State Northridge has never won an NCAA tournament game. Four appearances including three in the past five seasons and now the No. 16 ranked Matadors are being asked to pull off the near impossible.How impossible do you ask? Well, consider the fact that only once has the lowest seed in the first rou...

The Gottfried era begins at CSUN

The Gottfried era begins at CSUN

Ethan Hanson

March 13, 2018

“We want players that want to be here.” Those were the words echoed by Mark Gottfried who was introduced as CSUN’s new head basketball coach on Tuesday at the Matadome.Gottfried has a successful past and first won an NCAA tournament as an assistant at UCLA back in 1995. Gottfried later ear...

CSUN women’s basketball defeats UC Davis to become Big West champions

CSUN women’s basketball defeats UC Davis to become Big West champions

Ethan Hanson

March 10, 2018

Channon Fluker and Tessa Boagni had sweat pouring down their faces. The two leading scorers for CSUN were getting punished and seemingly everything UC Davis put up was going down.Earlier this year the Matadors would have folded, but after four days of being battle-tested this team refused to blink. CS...

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