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Matadors drop final two sets, lose to Highlanders

The Matadors could not close out the Highlanders, despite a strong game from senior outside hitter Cieana Stinson, who had 29 kills. Photo credit: David Hawkins
Julius Lasin November 4, 2015

In spite of a strong start to the match, CSUN (5-18, 4-7) was not able to close out the UC Riverside Highlanders (8-16, 3-8), losing on the road in five sets, 25-19, 21-25, 24-26, 25-22, 19-17.Things got...

CSUN men’s basketball seeks bounce back season

CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus will lead a young team is poised for a bounce back season after last year's team finished 10-24. Photo credit: Juan Pardo
Julius Lasin November 4, 2015

For the CSUN men’s basketball program, last season’s 10-24 finish was a colossal disappointment, considering that the program was pegged to finish fourth in the Big West in the preseason and was coming...

Men’s basketball looks to strive with a young roster

Freshman guard Kelton Conway watches junior Darin Johnson shoot before practice. Both are new additions to a Matadors team that only returns three players from last season. Photo credit: Juan Pardo
Julius Lasin November 3, 2015

Although this season’s CSUN men’s basketball team will faintly resemble the one that went 10-24 last season, a youth movement may cause some bumps in the road for the Matadors, who will look...

The week ahead in Matador sports

The Matadors will host a postseason matchup this week against UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 7. Photo credit: David Hawkins
Julius Lasin November 3, 2015

November 3Women's volleyball @ UC Riverside (UC Riverside, 7 p.m.)November 5Men's basketball vs. Cal State Los Angeles (Matadome, 7 p.m.)November 6Men’s golf @ at Kā'anapali Classic Collegiate...

Reggie Theus signs contract extension

Reggie Theus coaching the basketball team at CSUN along side with his son, Reggis Theus Jr.
Julius Lasin October 30, 2015

CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus and the athletics department have agreed to a four-year contract extension. "I'm very excited about it," Theus said. "Anytime your university bosses agree...

CSUN gains ground on first-place Fullerton after 2-1 win

Nicolas Camacho (21) makes a pass while under pressure by a Fullerton player. (Alejandro Aranda / The Sundial)
Julius Lasin October 22, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Matadors (7-6-2, 3-3-1) defeated the California State University, Fullerton Titans (9-6-1, 4-2-1) by a score of 2-1, due in large part to a pair of second half goals by seniors...

CSUN women’s golf finishes second at SCU Colby Invitational

The Matadors were able to have three top-six finishers in the tournament, good for second place. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial
Julius Lasin October 21, 2015

After finishing 12th in their last tournament, the Matadors bounced back in a large way in the the SCU Colby Invitational at the Silver Valley Creek Country Club in San Jose, Calif., finishing second behind...

Students, basketball players connect through Matador Madness

Freshman Kelton Conway attempts to excite crowd before playing on Friday at Matatdor Madness.
Julius Lasin October 19, 2015

As the lights dimmed in the Matadome, hundreds of CSUN students swayed and cheered, which left CSUN women’s basketball freshman guard Nautica Morrow in awe and timid during Matador Madness on Friday...

This Week in Matador Sports

A CSUN student, (number 17) spike the volleyball over net over the heads of the team's opponents.
Julius Lasin October 19, 2015

October 19Women's golf @ SCU Colby Invitational (Silver Creek Valley CC, All day)Men's golf @ Bill Cullum Invitational (Wood Ranch GC, All day)October 20Women's golf @ SCU Colby Invitational (Silver Creek...

The holes in the NCAA’s handling of sexual assault allegations

NCAA president Mark Emmert.
Julius Lasin October 14, 2015

It is evident that, even in 2015, sexual misconduct and assault are not scarce or rare on college campuses. According to a fact sheet published by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five...

The week ahead in CSUN sports

CSUN volleyball player spikes ball over net which is blocked by volleyball players from UC Irvine.
Julius Lasin October 13, 2015

October 14Men's soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton (Matador Soccer Field, 7 p.m.)October 15Women's tennis - ITA Southwest Regionals (San Diego, All day)October 16Women's tennis - ITA Southwest Regionals (San...

Matadors nab second straight victory, beat Cal Poly 2-1

CSUN soccer player attempts to steal body away from Cal Poly soccer opponent.
Julius Lasin October 12, 2015

For the second straight game, CSUN (9-5-1, 2-0-1) scored two goals en route to a conference victory, defeating the Cal Poly Mustangs (5-5-5, 1-3-0) 2-1 at the Matador Soccer Field. Both teams wasted...

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