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Softball: How CSUN can top No. 7 UCLA in NCAA first round

Softball: How CSUN can top No. 7 UCLA in NCAA first round
Sean Thomas May 10, 2015

With an NCAA tournament berth already solidified after clinching a 2-0 win in a doubleheader against the University of Hawai'i on May 2, the CSUN softball team looks to take on the regional competition...

Softball: Despite first league loss, CSUN claims series win over Long Beach State

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Sean Thomas April 27, 2015

After 13 straight victories, the Matadors (39-11, 14-1) lost their first conference game of the season en route to taking a two out of three games series victory against the Long Beach State 49ers (22-29,...

The top baseball movies to get you excited for the rest of the season

Best baseball movies all in this list. What do you think is the best baseball movie of all time? (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Sean Thomas April 21, 2015

With the Major League Baseball season well underway, here are the top-five baseball movies that will get you pumped for the rest of the season. 5. MoneyBall Most baseball movies decide to focus on...

Softball: CSUN sweeps past UC Riverside, continues Big West perfect run

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Sean Thomas April 21, 2015

The Matadors (37-10,12-0) picked up three hard fought victories against the UC Riverside Highlanders (32-15, 4-8) over the weekend to improve to remain undefeated in conference play, and extend their lead...

Vietnamese Culture Night Tackles Domestic Violence and Support

After the intermission, traditionally Vietnamese performances were performed by CSUN student Trammy Nguyen, and her VSA group members in-between scenes from
Sean Thomas April 19, 2015

The Vietnamese Student Association hosted their 2nd annual Vietnamese Cultural Night at the Nordhoff Campus Theatre Friday evening. Domestic violence and acceptance was the key theme to this year's...

Softball: CSUN sweeps UC Santa Barbara to stay undefeated

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Sean Thomas April 13, 2015

The Matadors improved to 9-0 in conference play by sweeping the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (15-27, 2-7) over the weekend, bringing their goal of 40 plus wins within six games. CSUN, who sit firmly in first...

Softball: CSUN routs UC Davis 5-0 to continue perfect run

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Sean Thomas April 5, 2015

The Matadors (31-10, 6-0) brought their brooms with them to LaRue Field on Saturday to complete the three-game series sweep of the UC Davis Aggies (13-19, 1-5), 5-0, for their eighth win in the last nine...

Softball: Pair of wins keeps CSUN undefeated in Big West

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Sean Thomas April 4, 2015

The Matadors (30-10, 5-0) picked up their 29th and 30th wins of the season with a pair of wins Friday, defeating the UC Davis Aggies (13-18,1-4) 3-2, before capping their day off with a 4-3 victory later...

Senior Brianna Elder reflects on her journey, rounds the bases on a historic career

Senior pitcher Brianna Elder heads into the Big West Conference and will try to lead the Matadors to a post season. (Raul Martinez/ The Sundial)
Sean Thomas April 1, 2015

Shortly following the closing pitch of the last practice before the start of the 2015 Matadors softball season, Brianna Elder jogged out of the home dug out, onto the field, and into the flurry of high...

Softball: CSUN starts Big West play with dominant wins against Cal Poly

Senior pitcher Brianna Elder and her team head into the Big West Conference were she will try to lead the Matadors to a post season appearance. (Raul Martinez/ The Sundial)
Sean Thomas March 30, 2015

The Matadors (27-10, 2-0) swept a pair of games against the Cal Poly Mustangs (17-19, 0-2) in Big West Conference action on Saturday, 3-0 and 3-1, to get the beginning of the conference season off on the...

Softball: CSUN fall to No. 10 UCLA in final conference tuneup

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Sean Thomas March 27, 2015

The Matadors dropped a late-inning heart-breaker 6-4 to the visiting No. 10 UCLA Bruins on Thursday in front of a packed home crowd at the Matador Diamond. Marking the last game before CSUN opens their...

Softball: Matadors rebound from loss to beat UConn 8-0 at the Louisville Slugger Invitational

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Sean Thomas March 22, 2015

The Matadors made up for a 3-2 loss to the Grand Canyon University Lopes (19-16) by beating the UConn Huskies (10-17) 8-0 to split day two of the Louisville Slugger Invitational in Stockton, CA. Senior...

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