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The Matadors drop game two of doubleheader

Spencer O'Neil drives the baseball as the CSUN alumni observe from the opposing dugout in the 13-1 win at the Matador Field in Northridge, Calif., on Sunday January 25, 2015. Photo credit: Raul Martinez

Jose Ocampo

April 30, 2017

CSUN was not able to match Hawaii's offense, losing 9-4 due to a number of base running blunders. The Matadors kept it close till the eighth inning, not being able to get anything going against the Hawaii bullpen who went three-plus innings only allowing three hits and striking out four batters. Starting...

CSUN wins 8-7 despite giving up 5 homeruns to Hawaii

Matadors right fielder Elias Orona strikes out in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.  Photo Credit: Tomas Rodriguez/The Sundial

Jose Ocampo

April 30, 2017

The Matadors won a wild game 8-7 against Hawaii giving them five straight wins versus Big West opponents. The game was impacted by the strong wind and helped both teams hit a combined eight home runs. In the end, the Matadors outlasted Hawaii because they only allowed two walks in the game which minimized...

Players focus on current season despite upcoming MLB draft

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Jose Ocampo

April 25, 2017

During Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft of 2016, three student-athletes from CSUN were selected including junior pitcher Conner O'Neil. But unlike his two teammates, O'Neil decided to stay at CSUN for his senior year rather than accepting his draft pick by the Detroit Tigers. Every...

Sports calendar 4/18-4/24

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Jose Ocampo

April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18 Men's golf @ Cal Poly Shootout Final Round, All day Baseball @ Loyola Marymount, 6 p.m. Friday, April 21 Baseball vs. UC Riverside, 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22 Men's track and field @ Bulldog Invitational in Fresno, All day Women's Track and Field @ Bulldog Invitati...

Matadors come through in the clutch to avoid the sweep

Freshman Harrison Hart overlooks his team from the sidelines. Photo credit: Jesse Espinoza/ The Sundial

Jose Ocampo

April 16, 2017

The CSUN Matadors avoided the sweep with an 8-5 victory over Long Beach State on Saturday, thanks to three hits and four RBIs by first baseman Albee Weiss. Matadors scored all of their runs with two outs, three of them coming while down in the seventh inning to take the lead for good. The Matadors...

Matadors unable to find offense in series opener

Starting pitcher Tei Vandeford took the loss in the second game in the Matador’s doubleheader against Towson.  Photo Credit: Tomas Rodriguez/The Sundial

Jose Ocampo

April 15, 2017

The Matadors were not able to solve Long Beach State’s pitching Thursday night losing the opening game of their weekend series 6-2. Long Beach State’s starting pitcher Darren McCaughan stifled the Matador offense going the full nine innings allowing only two earned runs, five hits, walking none,...

Four run 7th inning sink Matadors against Bakersfield

Matadors right fielder Elias Orona strikes out in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.  Photo Credit: Tomas Rodriguez/The Sundial

Jose Ocampo

April 12, 2017

After taking an 2-0 lead, the Matadors could not overcome their mistakes, allowing four runs with an error, a hit by pitch, two walks and two wild pitches losing against the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners 4-2. For the first three innings, the Matadors matched zeros with CSU Bakersfield. A lead-off double...

CSUN baseball’s thrilling walk-off home run keeps them alive in the Big West

Freshman Harrison Hart overlooks his team from the sidelines. Photo credit: Jesse Espinoza/ The Sundial

Jose Ocampo

April 11, 2017

Matador's third baseman Nolan Bumstead hit a walk off three run homer giving them the 10-8 victory over the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos. Down two runs going into the ninth inning, the Matadors scored four runs completing the comeback and winning a weekend series against UCSB for the first time since...

Players discuss the road back from major sports injuries

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Jose Ocampo

April 10, 2017

Running down the sideline during the final game of the CSUN Rugby season in 2014 against the University of Montana, the outside center cut back, but realized it was a bad move so he stopped in his tracks. He was then grabbed by one of the opposing players really low before he heard something go wrong. “There...

Matadors confident ahead of conference home opener

Smith prepares to hit the ball

Jose Ocampo

April 7, 2017

CSUN baseball opens conference play Friday at home against the U.C. Santa Barbara Gauchos. The Matadors look to turn their recent struggles around, having lost nine of their last 11 games, making their record 14-16. "You got to take a deep breath and right back to work," said head coach Greg Moore....

A.S. candidates discuss their platforms during town hall

Sean Regan pictured presenting for a small crowd with a panel

Jose Ocampo

April 4, 2017

Two presidential candidates and their vice-presidents for Associated Students (A.S.) spoke in a town hall Monday to address better funding for tutoring programs, club events, and the recent CSU tuition increase. Representing a better future, Jonathan Goldenberg and running mate Zahraa Khuraibet look...

CSUN baseball scores three runs in the ninth inning to beat Aggies

CSUN baseball player runs to third base

Jose Ocampo

April 2, 2017

CSUN baseball was on the verge of losing eight of their last nine games until the ninth inning against UC Davis. With two men on, the designated hitter Michael Russo hit an RBI double to tie the game. Shortly after, center fielder Justin Toerner got on base thanks to an error driving in the winning...

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