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Two big innings sink the Matadors in their Big West opener

Two big innings sink the Matadors in their Big West opener

Jose Ocampo

March 31, 2017

CSUN baseball lost the Big West opener to the U.C. Davis Aggies due to the Aggies' balanced offensive attack, which scored eight runs, to put the Matadors in an early hole. The Matadors also struggled against U.C. Davis starting pitcher Robert Garcia, who went seven innings and only allowed three...

Matadors baseball lose both games of doubleheader

Matadors baseball lose both games of doubleheader

Jose Ocampo

March 25, 2017

The Matadors lose by their fourth and fifth straight game in a doubleheader against the Washington State Cougars Saturday. Despite a three run home run by first baseman Kevin Riley in game one, and a great performance from starting pitcher Tei Vanderford in game two of the day, the Matadors could...

CSUN baseball gets swept in doubleheader by Saint Mary’s

CSUN baseball gets swept in doubleheader by Saint Mary’s

Jose Ocampo

March 20, 2017

CSUN baseball lost both games of the double header 10-0 and 4-3 to the Saint Mary Gaels in Matador Field on Saturday. Both Matador starting pitchers of the day managed to keep them in the games, but the Matador batters struggled to give their pitchers any run support which led to a sweep"We just did not exe...

Justin Toerner’s walk-off single wins it for the Matadors

Justin Toerner’s walk-off single wins it for the Matadors

Jose Ocampo

March 17, 2017

Center fielder Justin Toerner hit a walk-off RBI single to complete the Matador comeback beating Saint Mary's 5-4 earlier today. Down two runs in the eighth, catcher Albee Weiss hit a game tying two-run home run to set up Toerner's clutch single in the ninth to give the Matadors a 11-7 record for...

The Matadors come from behind to take game three

The Matadors come from behind to take game three

Jose Ocampo

March 12, 2017

CSUN baseball came back from three runs down against the Purdue Boilermakers to win 5-4. Junior Nolan Bumstead had a two-run double in the fifth inning to help the Matadors take the win. The power went out on the school campus for about three innings. Junior starting pitcher Tei Vanderford kept...

Matador’s pitcher Samuel Myers shuts down the Purdue bats in a 4-1 win

Matador’s pitcher Samuel Myers shuts down the Purdue bats in a 4-1 win

Jose Ocampo

March 12, 2017

CSUN baseball beat the Purdue Boilermakers 4-1 thanks to senior starting pitcher Samuel Myers only allowing one hit and striking out 10 batters in his 8.1 innings pitched. "Going in the first couple of innings I had my fastball and slider," Myers said. "As the game went on my other pitches started...

Offensive explosion leads the Matadors past Purdue 16-8

Offensive explosion leads the Matadors past Purdue 16-8

Jose Ocampo

March 10, 2017

CSUN baseball secured a 16-8 win over the Purdue Boilermakers behind three home runs and seven RBIs from junior Alvaro Rubalcaba in their return to Matador Field. The Matadors hit five home runs in the game and put the game away early thanks to two huge innings, scoring seven runs in the third and...

CSUN baseball loses to UCLA 7-2

CSUN baseball loses to UCLA 7-2

Jose Ocampo

March 8, 2017

CSUN could not contain the UCLA offense at Jackie Robinson Stadium, losing a second straight game 7-2. Early in the game, the Matadors pitching staff were not able to keep UCLA off the scoreboard, allowing seven runs in the first five innings, putting them in an early hole they were not able to get...

CAUSA screens award winning movie

CAUSA screens award winning movie

Jose Ocampo

February 28, 2017

The Central American United Student Association (CAUSA) held a screening last night for "Ixcanul," an award-winning film from Guatemala, to bring awareness to the diversity and discrimination of the Guatemalan people."Ixcanul," which translates to "volcano," is a powerful film which depicts the life ...

Matadors could not produce more runs to get win

Matadors could not produce more runs to get win

Jose Ocampo

February 26, 2017

A big six-run seventh inning was all the Towson Tigers needed to beat CSUN baseball Sunday, 6-5. The six-run rally started when Towson was down 3-0. They had nobody on and two outs but five hits, all singles, and two walks put the Matadors in a hole they could not get out of. "Sometimes those things jus...

CSUN’s baseball bats quietly go down 4-1 against Towson

CSUN’s baseball bats quietly go down 4-1 against Towson

Jose Ocampo

February 25, 2017

The Matadors dropped the first of four games at home 4-1 against the Towson Tigers. The Matador batters struggled to make any noise only managing to get five hits and one run against Towson for the the game. "You got to give [Morris] some credit," said coach Greg Moore. "I don't think we adjusted...

Late library hours contribute to bad sleep schedules

Late library hours contribute to bad sleep schedules

Jose Ocampo

February 22, 2017

Sleep or Cram? This is the question most college students have to ask themselves during midterms and finals week.While most studies reinforce the importance of getting the suggested amount of sleep to be more successful in college, most students opt for staying up all night studying the day before a...

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