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Baseball: Matadors win series finale at Cal State Bakersfield, 2-1

Ignacio Marquez

April 11, 2011

By losing eight of their last 10 games, the usual break in the spring could be marked as an unwelcoming one for the Matadors. The CSUN baseball team is 32 games into the 2011 season, roughly halfway in, and they sport a .500 record at 16-16 and a winless 0-3 Big West mark through the first wee...

Baseball: Matadors have now lost eight of the last 10 games

Ignacio Marquez

April 10, 2011

The Matadors’ struggles continue and are now riding their worst stretch of the season after losing two in a row to Cal State Bakersfield over the weekend. “Times are hard right now, but I think we have to understand that this is still within our control. Most of the times when we got hit ...

Baseball: Pitchers fail, Matadors swept in first Big West series of season

Ignacio Marquez

April 3, 2011

IRVINE, Calif. – It was the silent bats against LMU and San Diego State that doomed the Matadors over the past four games. Now it’s the arms. The Cal State Northridge baseball team (14-14, 0-3 Big West) came into the weekend series and it was unable to figure out a way to stop a UC Irvine (18-...

Baseball: Matadors begin Big West play at UC Irvine

Ignacio Marquez

March 30, 2011

Twenty-five games in the books before beginning what the team has been focused on since the start of the season: Big West Conference play. “As a team, conference is what we’ve been focused on; it’s what we’ve been building for and what we’ve been building towards. That’s the opportunity ...

CSUN Baseball: Lions maul Matadors in 8-0 win

Ignacio Marquez

March 27, 2011

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Matadors’ recent hot hitting and scoring was nowhere to be found, along with the spring sunny skies. In an overcast Saturday afternoon, the Cal State Northridge baseball team (13-10, 0-0 Big West) scraped nothing but two hits in an 8-0 pounding at the hands of Loyola Marymount on Saturday at Page Field. After averaging almost seven ...

Baseball: Northridge to face tough pitching against LMU

Ignacio Marquez

March 23, 2011

While averaging almost seven runs per game over the last eight contests, the Matadors are facing one of the tougher pitching staffs in the last weekend before beginning Big West Conference play. The Cal State Northridge baseball team (13-8, 0-0 Big West) will take on the Loyola Marymount Univ...

Get to know: Ryan Juarez

Ignacio Marquez

March 22, 2011

Full Name: Ryan Juarez Date of Birth: Oct. 2, 1988 Place of Birth: Orange, California Height: 6’0” Position: Pitcher Major: Psychology 2011 Season Stats: 2-3 record with a 2.42 ERA, two saves, seven earned runs, 11 walks, no home runs in nine appearances and 26 innings pitched. FAVORITES Food: “My mom’s adobo. It’s a Filipino dish, it...

CSUN goes 2-1 against the Sacramento State Hornets

Ignacio Marquez

March 20, 2011

Northridge errors were the big problem a week ago, but CSUN came back this weekend committing only three errors against the Sacramento State Hornets. “We emphasized it this week in practice; we did some team defensive drills and did individual groundball drills. Our defense, for the most part, did a good job,” coach Matt Curtis said. The Matadors have moved past that and started raining in...

Baseball: CSUN all business after win, ready to face Sac State

Ignacio Marquez

March 16, 2011

Head coach Matt Curtis was not happy with happiness. Curtis was not banning his players from being happy altogether, but he was merely saying his players should not get happy with a simple victory, which he said is the tendency of the team. He added that hopefully the team will start to create a ...

Get to know… Greg Faulkner

Ignacio Marquez

March 15, 2011

Date of Birth: July 30, 1992   Place of Birth: Long Beach, California FAVORITES Food: Junk food Music: Anything that sounds good, but mostly smooth jazz. Movie: Action packed, scary, or mystery. Song: Trey Songz - “Holla If You Need Me” Athlete: LeBron James Book: The Goosebumps series Life Greatest Difficulty: Fighting procrastination. ...

CSUN baseball: Multiple defensive errors plague Matadors

Ignacio Marquez

March 14, 2011

Ten is the number of defensive errors the Matadors committed in the first 13 games of the season while 12 is how many they recorded in the last four games. Errors were the story of the weekend for the Cal State Northridge baseball team (10-7, 0-0 Big West) as they compiled more errors than th...

Baseball: Matadors on a three-game winning streak after Muren’s grand slam

Ignacio Marquez

March 9, 2011

The first three-game winning streak of the season looks great, especially after looming around .500 for the first nine games of the year. Back-to-back road wins over the weekend and a victory over the San Diego State Aztecs, 12-9, at Matador Field suddenly have the Matadors as winners of five of their last seven games. The Cal State Northridge baseball team’s (8-5, 0-0 Big West) biggest problem from the start has been...

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