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Brand new start: CSUN tips off season on the road

Michael Harrington

November 13, 2008

On the bright side, things can only get better for the Matadors. After a dismal 2007-08 season, Northridge looks to move forward into the 2008-09 campaign, which opens up Friday far away from home. Last year, the Matadors started the season on a 21-game losing streak, before winning their only game ...

Senior Day win to remember forever women’s soccer

Michael Harrington

November 4, 2008

It's time to close another chapter. Four Cal State Northridge seniors were honored on Senior Day, Sunday, before the Matador's season finale against the Cal State Fullerton Titans. Nalena Betancourt, Tinamarie Lutizetti, Kristal Phillips, and Tryna Tafoya all walked out to center pitch with members of ...

Insufficient victory

Michael Harrington

November 4, 2008

With playoff hopes minutes away from disappearing, the Lady Matadors took the pitch on the final day of the regular season with aspirations of advancing to postseason play. Despite a victory, it would be their last game in 2008. Northridge defeated Cal State Fullerton 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Matador Field...

Women’s basketball drops opener 81-72

Michael Harrington

November 3, 2008

In their first exhibition contest of the 2008-09 season, the Cal State Northridge Matadors women's basketball team fell 81-72 to Love and Basketball Saturday afternoon at the Matadome. The Matadors hope the way this game started isn't a sign of things to come this year. When the teams entered the locke...

Women’s soccer beat by UCR 1-0

Michael Harrington

November 3, 2008

The Matadors just can't seem to find the back of the net. Northridge was defeated by the UC Riverside Highlanders 1-0 Thursday afternoon at Matador Field. It marked the third straight game that the Matadors were held scoreless in a contest. 'You just have to score goals,' said Head Coach Keith West. 'Tha...

Women’s soccer host two looking to make tournament

Michael Harrington

October 30, 2008

The Matadors return home for a pair of games to finish off their 2008 regular season. Today they host UC Riverside while Sunday they wrap up the season as they welcome Cal State Fullerton. Despite a winless last weekend, Northridge is still in good position to reach the Big West Conference playoffs. CS...

Los Angeles Lakers: Championship time

Michael Harrington

October 28, 2008

It feels like 2000 again. And 2001, and 2002. The Los Angeles Lakers are coming off of their first NBA Finals' trip in the post-Shaquille O'Neal era and are considered by many analysts to be not only favorites to return there this season, but to also walk away with their fourth championship in the pa...

Northridge humiliated on season?s last road game

Michael Harrington

October 28, 2008

In its final road game of the regular season, it looked like it was the Northridge's first game ever. The Matadors (7-8-2, 2-3-1) were blanked 5-0 by the 49ers (11-4-3, 5-0-1) Sunday afternoon in Long Beach. 49er senior Hayley Bolt scored three goals for her first-career hat trick. It was Long Beach's...

Matadors score(less) tie at UC Irvine

Michael Harrington

October 27, 2008

The Matadors and the Anteaters played to a 0-0 draw Thursday night in Irvine, giving each team a single point in the standings. 'We're happy we picked up a point in the standings,' said Matador Assistant Coach Juan Plascencia. 'Each team had chances to win but on the road you pick up any points you can g...

Last Big West road trip lands Matadors in Irvine, Long Beach

Michael Harrington

October 23, 2008

After an impressive 2-0 homestand, the Matadors hit the road one last time for a pair of Big West Conference games. Tonight they head to Irvine to take on the Anteaters. Then, they visit Long Beach Sunday to battle with the conference-leading 49ers. Irvine enters the game following a 1-0 win over th...

Avesyan claims Big West Player of the Week

Michael Harrington

October 21, 2008

Matador freshman Nancy Avesyan was named the Big West Conference Co-Player of the Week Monday after scoring game-winning goals in both of Northridge's wins this past weekend. She is the first Matador to win the honor since the 2005 season. 'It feels great to win this award,' Avesyan said. 'The team play...

Some luck + Avesyan

Michael Harrington

October 21, 2008

The Matadors were having trouble finding the back of the net, so their opponents lent them a hand. Freshman Nancy Avesyan did the rest. CSUN fell behind early in the second half and began playing catch up. A lucky deflection helped them trap the tie. Then, just as overtime loomed about Matador Soccer Fi...

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