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CSUN soccer playoffs preview

CSUN soccer playoffs preview

Ethan Hanson

October 31, 2017

Women’s Soccer (8-4-7): #2 seedOverview: CSUN was not considered a playoff team in the preseason rankings given the youth and growing pains the team was supposed to experience. Fortunately for head coach Keith West, those pains never happened. A mixture of talented freshman along with core veter...

Hands that do the walking

Hands that do the walking

Ethan Hanson

October 30, 2017

It’s 25 minutes after practice and most of the CSUN women's soccer players have gone to get treatment for their aching bodies. Drill cones are put away, the mudded up penny jerseys are in bags and the balls have been stored. Well, most of them anyway.Out in the distance, shots are being blaste...

McCaskill ties career shutout record in win

McCaskill ties career shutout record in win

Ethan Hanson

October 24, 2017

Goalkeeper Jovani McCaskill was in need of a signature performance Thursday night at home. With first place for the Big West on the line, McCaskill was chasing her own line of history.McCaskill had four saves, and freshman Sydney Gilbert scored her first goal of the season in the 32nd minute to beat U...

Dodgers fever has taken over CSUN

Dodgers fever has taken over CSUN

Ethan Hanson

October 24, 2017

Juan Monroy, 20, Animation"It feels great to see the Dodgers in the World Series. At first when I watched the Dodgers and I always heard [smack] from a lot of people," said Monroy. "There was always people criticizing the Dodgers this year and they have a chance.""They are the comeback of the year and...

Matador of the Week: Jovani McCaskill

Matador of the Week: Jovani McCaskill

Ethan Hanson

October 24, 2017

Jovani McCaskill now stands alone as CSUN's all time career shutout leader after passing former player and goalkeepers coach Cynthia Rosas. Her production came when the Matadors needed it the most. McCaskill made four saves last Thursday and helped defeat UC Irvine 1-0. The win helped the Matadors pu...

CSUN maintains pace for Big West title

CSUN maintains pace for Big West title

Ethan Hanson

October 23, 2017

Cal State Northridge's offense came out from the opening whistle and dominated the attack Monday night when junior Julio Rubio scored his first goal of the season on a free kick and it was enough for the Matadors who beat UC Riverside at home 1-0.The win allowed the Matadors to maintain their first-pla...

Matadors of the Week

Ethan Hanson

October 16, 2017

Matadors of the Week:Men's soccer- Danny Trejo: The freshman has been a huge component of the Matadors' offense this season and came up big again in CSUN's 3-2 win over Cal State Fullerton. Trejo scored two goals in the 15th and 50th minutes and the Matadors (8-7-6, 2-2-2) are now tied with the Titans ...

CSUN falls to UCSB at home

CSUN falls to UCSB at home

Ethan Hanson

October 10, 2017

With just three minutes left to go in double overtime, UCSB's Noah Billingsley fired from seven yards away against CSUN's defense. The shot found its way past the diving keeper Henrik Regitnig and for the game winner and 1-0 Big West victory.The Matadors (5-6-1, 0-2-1) defense kept the streaking Gauchos a...

Freshman comes in clutch for CSUN

Ethan Hanson

October 8, 2017

Amy Aquino has a soft-spoken presence off the field but on the field her play is hard-nosed and lethal. With the Matadors trailing in the 63rd minute, the freshman stepped up when her team needed it the most.Aquino came over the middle, received a pass from Cynthia Sanchez and blasted a shot into the ...

Physics class canceled, tests are postponed

Physics class canceled, tests are postponed

Ethan Hanson

October 5, 2017

More than a hundred students had their physics test postponed and class cancelled Thursday morning after instructors and campus police officers could not open Lecture Hall 130 in Manzanita Hall. Students were either left relieved or dismayed after the test in Professor Christina Cadavid's Physics...

CSUN student and BJJ master prepares for competition

Ethan Hanson

October 4, 2017

Ashley Sage enters into America's Best Karate in Chatsworth, greeted by 28 children who welcome her with big smiles and warming enthusiasm. She gives off both a loving but stern energy as she places her feet on the mat. Her students bow as a sign of respect and class is in session. The studio is soon f...

CSUN falls at UCLA

CSUN falls at UCLA

Ethan Hanson

September 26, 2017

CSUN's men's soccer team outplayed UCLA for most of Sunday night, but a poor decision in the 51st minute cost the Matadors a huge win on the road.After a foul inside the goal box, Brian Iloski shot a penalty kick in the 49th minute past Henrik Regitnig and CSUN fell to UCLA at Drake Stadium 2-1. The ...

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