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Baseball: Matadors drop series against UC Santa Barbara

Joell Grager

May 12, 2013

Looking to gain ground on Big West division leader Cal State Fullerton, the Matadors (30-20, 14-6 Big West) baseball team dropped their second consecutive game to UC Santa Barbara (27-20, 12-8) on Saturday afternoon. Failing to capitalize with runners in scoring position late in the game, CSUN lost...

Water Polo: CSUN earns fifth place finish at Big West Tournament

Water Polo: CSUN earns fifth place finish at Big West Tournament

Joell Grager

April 28, 2013

IRVINE -- Earning a spot in the fifth place game at the Big West Conference Tournament after Saturday's win against Pacific, the fifth-seeded CSUN women's water polo team came home with fifth place as they defeated sixth-seeded UCSB 10-7 Sunday afternoon. Led by junior attacker Lindsy Nelson's three goals, CSUN held off a furious rally by the Gauchos to end...

Baseball: Matadors declaw Tigers on way to series win

Baseball: Matadors declaw Tigers on way to series win

Joell Grager

April 27, 2013

CSUN's (24-18, 10-4 Big West) pitching propelled the baseball team to their second consecutive win and a series win over the visiting Pacific Tigers (10-27, 3-11) 5-2 Saturday afternoon. Freshman pitcher Calvin Copping started for Northridge and held Pacific to a single run in his eight innings pitc...

Water Polo: Matadors end regular season with UCSB win

Joell Grager

April 22, 2013

CSUN's water polo team, ranked 14th in the nation, racked up another win (21-11, 3-4 Big West) in their final home game for their Big West Conference regular season. The Matadors defeated the 16th-ranked UC Santa Barbara's Gauchos (19-22, 2-5) 13-9.   The Gauchos attempted several comebacks...

Baseball: Matadors prove unfazed down by six, complete comeback in later innings

Joell Grager

April 9, 2013

The Matadors (17-15) rallied during the later innings of Monday’s game against the University of Washington (8-22) to win 8-7 in the bottom of the ninth. Northridge struggled to find its groove on the diamond early on,  allowing the Huskies to build a six-run lead by the fifth inning. Ultimately, CSUN ch...

Baseball: Back-to-back wins propel Matadors to .500 record

Joell Grager

April 6, 2013

CSUN’s (15-15, 3-2 Big West) baseball team won back-to-back games over UC Riverside (14-12, 3-2 Big West) in their weekend three-game series to return to a .500 record for the first time since the beginning of March. After taking Friday’s game 5-3, led by sophomore pitcher Jerry Keel and his care...

First Fridays at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Joell Grager

April 4, 2013

Go dancing with the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles during their First Fridays event. First Fridays happen every first Friday of the month;  the museum stays open until 10 p.m. and turns up the tunes with musical performances and activities  There is still an ed...

Baseball: Matadors sweep doubleheader against Utah Valley

Baseball: Matadors sweep doubleheader against Utah Valley

Joell Grager

March 23, 2013

Winning both games in Saturday’s doubleheader against visiting Utah Valley University, the CSUN baseball team broke out of their four game losing streak, winning 4-3 and 5-4. Striking first in the first game, the Matadors jumped out to an early 4-0 lead by the third inning with a succession of...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN advances to second round with 61-40 win over UC Davis

Women's Basketball: CSUN advances to second round with 61-40 win over UC Davis

Joell Grager

March 12, 2013

Irvine — CSUN’s (16-15) women’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the Big West Conference Tournament Tuesday night, defeating the seventh seed UC Davis Aggies (12-18) 61-40 in the first round, for their first postseason victory since 2009. Producing one of their best offen...

Women enter the Octagon as UFC fighters for the first time

Women enter the Octagon as UFC fighters for the first time

Joell Grager

February 20, 2013

Pro By: Bob Garcia Two women are standing in the UFC Octagon ready to square off against each other for a fight in front of thousands of screaming fans. This scenario is one that should not come as a surprise to you. Women have been fighting in professional mixed martial art matches since th...

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