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Water polo: CSUN goes 1-3 in UC Irvine Invitational

Monique Muñiz

February 28, 2011

IRVINE, Calif. - The Matadors came out 1-3 over the weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational at Corona Del Mar High School, which featured the nation’s top eight teams and 15 of the top 20 water polo squads. The No. 13 Cal State Northridge water polo team (9-8) faced two Big West Conference teams, No. 5 Hawaii and Cal State Bakersfield. Saturday In their first game of the invitational, the Mata...

Water polo will head to the UC Irvine Tournament to face Hawaii

Monique Muñiz

February 23, 2011

With a home opener sweep over the weekend, the Matadors now go on the road to play at the UC Irvine Tournament for a weekend series and will first face No. 5 Hawaii. “I heard Hawaii is really good,” said freshman Molly Henehan. “But I think if we continue to work hard this week and push to our...

Get to know: Dathan Lyles

Monique Muñiz

February 21, 2011

Full name: Dathan Lyles Date of Birth: Jan. 14, 1988 Place of Birth: Lima, Ohio Height: 5’11” Position: Guard Major: Pan-African studies Stats: 6.3 points/game, 1.9 rebounds/games, .368 field goal percentage, 37 steals, 99 assist in 27 games Favorites Food: Italian food Music: R&B, Rap, Hip Ho...

Women’s water polo dominates in home opener

Monique Muñiz

February 20, 2011

The Matadors came out with two wins at Matador pool despite the rain, and two delayed games due to lighting and referees being late. In their first home game of the season, the No. 12 CSUN water polo team (8-5) did not disappoint its fans, beating Cal State Bakersfield 18-7 and Occidental 10-5. “We had home court advantage and it was more exciting having a lot of fans, and we we...

Water polo finally in home pool

Monique Muñiz

February 16, 2011

After 11 consecutive games away from home, the Matadors will finally make their home debut on Saturday. “We are all excited to have a game at home and have our family and friends there to cheer us on,” freshman attacker Melissa Doll said. The Cal State Northridge water polo team will host the Occidental Tigers and Cal State Bakersfie...

CSUN’s water polo splits at Triton Invitational over weekend

Monique Muñiz

February 14, 2011

With a mindset of building momentum in the young season, the Cal State Northridge water polo team finished 2-2 in the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego this weekend. CSUN played four games in two days against Cal State Bakersfield, No. 6 Loyola Marymount, Long Beach State and Hartwick. CSUN vs. Cal...

CSUN water polo head to UC San Diego Tournament to face Cal State Bakersfield

Monique Muñiz

February 9, 2011

Coming off a perfect 3-0 performance at the Cal Baptist Invitational, the Cal State Northridge water polo team looks to continue the momentum into this weekend’s games at the UC San Diego Tournament. “This weekend will be more challenging, but hopefully the experience from this last weekend wil...

CSUN athlete John Hayward-Mayhew runs informational website

Monique Muñiz

February 7, 2011

If you see 6’8" John Hayward-Mayhew walking around the CSUN campus, at first glance you may assume he plays basketball, well you're right, but what you might not know is that the CSUN men’s basketball junior forward also has a well-known blog. His site, JohnsiPhone.com launched September 2010, where he gives tutorials, news, giv...

Get to know: Aqeel Quinn

Monique Muñiz

February 7, 2011

Full name: Aqeel Quinn Date of Birth: Dec. 10, 1991 Place of Birth: Lawndale, CA Height: 6’4" Position: Guard Major: undecided Stats: 3.2 points/game, 1.3 rebounds/game, 76.7 free-throw percentage, .412 field goal percentage, 33 assists in 23 games Favorites Food: Turkey burgers and California pizza ...

CSUN’s water polo goes 3-0 in a tripleheader this weekend

Monique Muñiz

February 6, 2011

In a triple-header, Saturday CSUN’s water polo team went 3-0 at the Cal Baptist Invitational in non-league play. "They were games to boost our confidence,” said Whitney Delgado, who had 12 goals in the series. “They weren’t Division I schools so we knew going into the games we should have...

Is the Super Bowl the same without cheerleaders?

Monique Muñiz

February 3, 2011

Super Bowl XLV is making history. For the first time there will be no cheerleaders. There are six NFL teams that do not have cheerleaders.  The Packers did away with theirs in 1988 and the Steelers haven’t had cheerleaders since 1970. Some are asking if the NFL should sub-in cheerleaders for...

Matadors water polo team prepare for tripleheader on Saturday

Monique Muñiz

February 2, 2011

  After facing four ranked opponents at the Michigan Invitational to start the season, the Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team will return to California for a tripleheader on Saturday against Azusa Pacific, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Concordia University, Irvine on the campus of Cal Baptist. The Matadors went 1-3 against the ranked teams...

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