The Sundial

The Matadors leave the islands with a second straight loss

The Matadors leave the islands with a second straight loss

Sarah Goulding

October 10, 2015

The Matadors (4-13, 3-2) were swept by no. 8 Hawaii 25-19, 25-16, 25-16 at the Stan- Seriff Center on Friday night. This was CSUN's second consecutive loss after opening their Big West season on top with three straight wins.The Matadors were able to take the first point of set one with a kill from red ...

Weekend recap: women’s volleyball has a perfect start to conference play

Weekend recap: women’s volleyball has a perfect start to conference play

Sarah Goulding

September 28, 2015

A clean sweep in the conference opener After going 1-11 in non-conference play, CSUN (2-11, 1-0) changed gears and took their first conference match by storm, sweeping UC Irvine (6-7, 0-1) 25-18, 26-24, 25-20. “Being in a positive environment like this, we love our student body to come out an...

Women’s volleyball: CSUN cannot leave New Mexico with a win after losses to LSU and LIU

Women’s volleyball: CSUN cannot leave New Mexico with a win after losses to LSU and LIU

Sarah Goulding

September 20, 2015

Following their tournament-opening loss at the Days Inn and Suites Lobo Invitational, CSUN (1-11) fell to Louisiana State University and Long Island University Brooklyn. The Matadors were swept by LSU 25-21, 25-21, 31-29 and fell three sets to one against LIU (25-20, 25-11, 19-25, 25-14 ) at the Wi...

Women’s volleyball: the Matadors show encouraging signs, but fall to Lobos in four sets

Women’s volleyball: the Matadors show encouraging signs, but fall to Lobos in four sets

Sarah Goulding

September 19, 2015

In their final tournament before conference play, the Matadors dropped their first match of the Days Inn and Suites Lobo Invitational to the University of New Mexico Lobos (6-4) in four sets (25-21, 27-25, 17-25, 25-17).CSUN out-hit New Mexico .190 to .167, but gave up 11 service aces. The Matadors we...

Women’s Volleyball: What vacating wins does

Women’s Volleyball: What vacating wins does

Sarah Goulding

September 15, 2015

After completing a 19-9 season, tying for third in the Big West Conference at 10-6 and having four players named to the 2014 All-Big West Team, the Matadors’ women’s volleyball team had 18 of those 19 wins vacated. A vacated game is expunged from the school’s record (rather than a forfeit whic...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN continues to sputter, leaves the Washington invitational with no wins

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN continues to sputter, leaves the Washington invitational with no wins

Sarah Goulding

September 12, 2015

The Matadors and Huskies returned to the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington to face off for a second time. Just as in the first matchup, CSUN was swept by No. 8 Washington 25-14, 25-16, 25-13. There were just five tie scores throughout the entire match and three total lead changes. The undefeate...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors fall to Gaels, Huskies in the Washington Invitational

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors fall to Gaels, Huskies in the Washington Invitational

Sarah Goulding

September 11, 2015

After five sets, the Matadors’ women’s volleyball team fell to the Saint Mary’s Gaels 25-17, 25-15, 22-25, 20-25, 15-12 at the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Wash.CSUN almost came from behind to take the match, but there was no beating the Gaels.In both of the first two sets, the Ma...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN drops last two matches of Arizona Inviational

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN drops last two matches of Arizona Inviational

Sarah Goulding

September 7, 2015

After gaining their first win of the season Friday against Florida A&M, the Matadors (1-5) were swept by both South Dakota (25-20, 25-20, 25-15) and the University of Arizona (26-24, 25-14, 25-15) on the second day of the Arizona Invitational. The losses brought CSUN's record down to 1-5.At 12 p.m., the Ma...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN picks up their first win of the season, topping Florida A&M

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN picks up their first win of the season, topping Florida A&M

Sarah Goulding

September 5, 2015

The Matadors picked up their first win this season after defeating Florida A&M (20-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-21) Friday at the Arizona Invitational at McKale Center in Tucson. The win ended CSUN's three game losing streak, improving their record to 1-3. The Matadors were able to out-hit the Rattlers ...

VPAC, “Diavolo” previews stunts, set at Sierra Quad

VPAC, “Diavolo” previews stunts, set at Sierra Quad

Sarah Goulding

September 2, 2015

Loud music paired with a stage full of skateboard ramps in the center of the Sierra Quad left students and passersby watching in awe as the dancers of Diavolo performed a preview of their upcoming show “L’Espace du Temps with Live Orchestra.” Dancers moved up and down the ramps; spun them throughout...

Women’s Volleyball: The Matadors fail to find any rhythm in final two matches of the Utah Classic

Women’s Volleyball: The Matadors fail to find any rhythm in final two matches of the Utah Classic

Sarah Goulding

August 30, 2015

The Matadors dropped their second match of the season and at the Utah Classic, Saturday morning to the Utah Utes. The 23rd-ranked Utes swept the Matadors 25-20, 25-18, 25-8 at the Huntsman Center. Senior Cieana Stinson hit a match-high 18 kills (.317), while junior outside hitter Julie Haake added six...

Women’s Volleyball: Lipscomb edges CSUN in season opener

Women’s Volleyball: Lipscomb edges CSUN in season opener

Sarah Goulding

August 29, 2015

To kick off their season, CSUN’s Women’s Volleyball team travelled to Salt Lake City, Utah to compete in the Utah Classic, and fell to Lipscomb University in a closely contested matchup.In their season opener against Lipscomb University, the Matadors fell in five sets (19-25, 27-25, 25-18, 19...

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