The Sundial

Sundial female athlete of the semester: Cynthia Sanchez

Sundial female athlete of the semester: Cynthia Sanchez

Giovanni Garcia

December 9, 2015

The 2015 women's soccer season was highlighted by the record-breaking performance of sophomore forward Cynthia Sanchez.Sanchez was honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America to the All-West Region Third Team. The award is the first in her collegiate career and the first for the program...

Men’s basketball returns home to face Pepperdine

Men’s basketball returns home to face Pepperdine

Giovanni Garcia

December 4, 2015

Coming off three-straight road losses and now at 2-5, the Matadors men’s basketball team returns to the Matadome seeking to snap their losing streak against the 3-4 Pepperdine Waves. Both teams have been inconsistent so far in the young season as they’ve been unable to string along consecuti...

The week ahead in Matador sports

The week ahead in Matador sports

Giovanni Garcia

December 1, 2015

December 3 · Women’s basketball @ Utah (University of Utah, 6 p.m.) December 5 · Men’s basketball vs. Pepperdine (Matadome, 7 p.m.) December 7 · Men’s basketball @ University of San Francisco (University of San Francisco, 7 p.m.) · Women’s basketball vs. San Diego State...

Men’s basketball travels to LMU looking to even record

Men’s basketball travels to LMU looking to even record

Giovanni Garcia

November 24, 2015

After falling to the University of Southern California on Monday, CSUN (2-3) will look to get back on track when they continue their road trip against the Loyola-Marymount University Lions (2-2). Continuing his strong start to the season with a team-high 18 points in the previous game, freshman guard...

Matadors, in search of first win, travel to Eastern Washington

Matadors, in search of first win, travel to Eastern Washington

Giovanni Garcia

November 21, 2015

With a rough start, CSUN will look to get its first win of the season when they visit the Eastern Washington University Eagles on Sunday, Nov. 22. Heading into the game, CSUN's losses are by an average margin of 37.3 points point per game, but the matchup against the Eagles should be a close game th...

CSUN women’s team have their eyes set on first win

CSUN women’s team have their eyes set on first win

Giovanni Garcia

November 19, 2015

The Matadors will look to earn their first win of the season when they visit the University of Idaho Vandals this Friday. In their previous two games, the Matadors dropped both games by over 20 points and struggled to get rebounds, being out rebounded by 10 in each game. The Matadors will be facing...

CSUN excels at San Diego State Tournament

CSUN excels at San Diego State Tournament

Giovanni Garcia

November 18, 2015

Juniors Mickey Hsu and Kristen Poei won the the top doubles draw at the San Diego State Fall Classic II this past weekend. To win the draw, they defeated Cal Poly, Colorado and San Diego State. After combining to go 33-7 in dual competition during the spring and garnering consecutive All-Big West hon...

Matadors defeat winless Titans, ends losing streak

Matadors defeat winless Titans, ends losing streak

Giovanni Garcia

November 11, 2015

CSUN (6-19, 5-8) snapped its four-game losing streak, defeating the winless California State University, Fullerton Titans (0-24, 0-12) in three sets, 25-19, 25-18, 25-17 on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Although winless, the Titans applied early pressure in each set but the Matadors' ability to stay composed helped...

CSUN falls to Hawaii in straight sets, loses fourth in a row

CSUN falls to Hawaii in straight sets, loses fourth in a row

Giovanni Garcia

November 8, 2015

After losing the previous three games on the road, CSUN (5-19, 4-8) came back home and had its losing streak extended to four as they got swept by the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (22-1, 12-0) in three sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-19, on Saturday, Nov. 7. From the get go, Hawaii's size was an obvious ...

Matadors set to face UC Davis in Big West Tournament

Matadors set to face UC Davis in Big West Tournament

Giovanni Garcia

November 6, 2015

The Matadors begin their quest for their first Big West Championship since 2013, as they host the University of California Davis Aggies. CSUN (8-7-3, 4-4-2) will face the Aggies (7-9-3, 3-4-3) for the second time this season after their first matchup on Oct. 8 ended in a 1-1 draw at Aggie Soccer Field. Following...

Weekly Events: Happy Halloween

Weekly Events: Happy Halloween

Giovanni Garcia

October 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY 10.28 THEATER The Pasadena Playhouse will present the world premiere of Breaking Through, about an up-and-coming singer/songwriter who’s trying to find herself while trying to breakthrough the music industry. 8 p.m. 39 S El Molino Ave. Los Angeles ...

Late defensive miscue leads CSUN to first conference loss

Late defensive miscue leads CSUN to first conference loss

Giovanni Garcia

October 23, 2015

CSUN (10-6-1, 3-1-1) saw its three-game winning streak come to an end, after losing 1-0 to the California State University Long Beach 49ers (9-5-3, 4-2) on Thursday night. In a tight game with both teams countering each other’s attacks, it was LBSU that capitalized on its opportunity after a questionable...

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