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Women’s Golf: CSUN places eighth in Big West Championship round two

Women’s Golf: CSUN places eighth in Big West Championship round two

Jordan Ball

April 21, 2015

After a sixth place opening round of the Big West Championship, CSUN couldn’t overcome their struggles on Monday as they fell to eighth place. They finished the day (+27) with a team score of 315 and are now 14 strokes back from the seventh place. Matador’s senior Sharon Shin is the onl...

On the Ice: Edmonton Oilers win draft lottery, McDavid sweepstakes

On the Ice: Edmonton Oilers win draft lottery, McDavid sweepstakes

Jordan Ball

April 19, 2015

The heavily anticipated NHL draft lottery commenced Saturday night where the rights to top prospects, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, were essentially set in stone. The Edmonton Oilers won the lottery which allows them the opportunity to select McDavid, who's the most hyped prospect since teenage Sidn...

On the Ice: Western Conference Playoff Preview

On the Ice: Western Conference Playoff Preview

Jordan Ball

April 16, 2015

The teams are set and here are the finalized Western Conference playoff matchups: **P: Pacific, C: Central, WC: Wildcard** (P1) Anaheim Ducks vs. (WC2) Winnipeg Jets (Regular season series: Ducks 3-0-0) The Ducks clinched the Western Conference regular season crown, as the best team, and ar...

On the Ice: Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

On the Ice: Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

Jordan Ball

April 15, 2015

The teams are set and here are the Eastern Conference first round playoff matchups: M: Metropolitan, A: Atlantic, WC: Wildcard (M1) New York Rangers vs. (WC2) Pittsburgh Penguins (Regular season series: Rangers 3-0-1) The New York Rangers, Presidents’ Trophy winners, host the Pittsburgh Penguin...

Masters 2015: Jordan Spieth wins Masters in record fashion

Masters 2015: Jordan Spieth wins Masters in record fashion

Jordan Ball

April 13, 2015

In the 79th Masters Tournament, at 21 years-old, Jordan Spieth becomes the second youngest champion in Masters history (-18) behind a captivating performance. Spieth dominated Augusta National from Thursday’s opening round until Sunday’s closing round, becoming the first wire-to-wire Mas...

Baseball: In Walk-Off fashion, CSUN beats No.13 UCSB 3-2

Baseball: In Walk-Off fashion, CSUN beats No.13 UCSB 3-2

Jordan Ball

April 12, 2015

The Matadors (21-13, 2-7 Big West) snapped a six-game losing streak in a 13 inning 3-2 win over the No. 13 Gauchos on Sunday afternoon. Junior third baseman William Colantono hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Matadors a much needed victory. “To Will’s credit,...

Baseball: CSUN falls 3-2 to the No. 13 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos

Baseball: CSUN falls 3-2 to the No. 13 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos

Jordan Ball

April 11, 2015

CSUN’s late ninth inning rally attempt falls short as they lose 3-2 to No. 13) UC Santa Barbara and drop their six straight conference game. The pitching and defense was stifling for both teams through seven innings, keeping the score tied at zero. “I thought [again] they did a nice job, gr...

Baseball: Copping struggles early, CSUN falls 7-4 to No. 13 UCSB

Baseball: Copping struggles early, CSUN falls 7-4 to No. 13 UCSB

Jordan Ball

April 10, 2015

Riding their six run first inning outburst, the visiting 13th ranked Gauchos beat the Matadors 7-4 on Friday afternoon. The game started with a UCSB leadoff double and then a barrage of first inning hits followed, pacing the Gauchos to an early 6-0 lead. CSUN junior starting pitcher Calvin Copping...

On the Ice: The NHL Draft Edition

On the Ice: The NHL Draft Edition

Jordan Ball

April 8, 2015

Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel are two generational talents and clear favorites to be the first two draft picks chosen in the late June NHL Entry Draft. The debate surrounding the centers and who should be chosen first overall is practically irrelevant, because both of these guys have made strong...

Indiana Pacers star Paul George returns

Indiana Pacers star Paul George returns

Jordan Ball

April 6, 2015

After a long road back from his horrific Team USA injury, Paul George finally returned to NBA action. He was showered with praise by the beloved Pacers crowd when he entered the game, but fans, analysts, and players around the league showed their support too. George came off of the bench and in ...

On the Ice: Top 5 MVP Candidates

On the Ice: Top 5 MVP Candidates

Jordan Ball

April 2, 2015

The NHL has been gifted with many surprises and disappointments this season and with the regular season coming to a close, so are the award races. There are an abundance of players who deserve recognition for their outstanding play this season, but these five players are deserving of MVP consideration....

Baseball: Matadors lose final game of their Big West Opening series

Baseball: Matadors lose final game of their Big West Opening series

Jordan Ball

March 29, 2015

CSUN was defeated 7-2 by Cal State Fullerton as the Matadors could not overcome a slow start against the Titans. Starting pitchers, CSUN's junior Rayne Raven and Fullerton's freshman John Gavin, both went about five innings and had completely different outings on the mound. Though Raven had seven...

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