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Softball: CSUN continues its dominant play after winning doubleheader

Softball: CSUN continues its dominant play after winning doubleheader

Sean Thomas

March 21, 2015

The Matadors (23-8) went undefeated on the first day of the Louisville Slugger Classic after handing the University of Connecticut Huskies (8-16) a 7-1 loss, before shutting out the host University of the Pacific Tigers (9-22) 4-0. The Matador’s one-two punch of senior pitcher Brianna Elder and freshm...

Dear Mr. Commissioner: How to handle the Pete Rose predicament

Dear Mr. Commissioner: How to handle the Pete Rose predicament

Sean Thomas

March 17, 2015

Dear Commissioner Robert Manfred, Well Mr. Commissioner, it's finally happened. After 26 years of watching from the outside, Pete Rose, Major League Baseball's all-time leader in hits and games played, has once again, formally requested to be reinstated to the game where he made his name. A 17-time all-star and the 1973 ...

Softball: CSUN finishes home tournament with 6-2 win over Colorado State

Softball: CSUN finishes home tournament with 6-2 win over Colorado State

Sean Thomas

March 16, 2015

The Matadors (21-8) wrapped up their weekend tournament hosting duties with a 6-2 victory over the visiting Colorado State University Rams (15-13) on a warm 90 degree plus Sunday afternoon. Following a near 30 minute game delay, CSUN marched senior pitcher Brianna Elder to the mound to counter Colorado...

Softball: Sauceda leads CSUN to 4-1 win over Buffalo

Softball: Sauceda leads CSUN to 4-1 win over Buffalo

Sean Thomas

March 14, 2015

Four runs proved to be all the Matadors (20-7) needed to pick up the 4-1 win over the visiting Buffalo University Bulls (5-12) on a bright and sunny Friday afternoon at the Matador Diamond. The Matadors rode a tie breaking three run triple to victory off the bat of sophomore center fielder Taylor...

Softball: CSUN gain momentum with 5-3 win over Bryant University

Softball: CSUN gain momentum with 5-3 win over Bryant University

Sean Thomas

March 13, 2015

The Matadors (19-7) bounced back from a shaky weekend in Seattle, Wa by picking up a 5-3 win over the Bryant University Bulldogs (5-15) to kick off the California State University- Northridge tournament. CSUN scored two go-ahead runs in the bottom of the sixth, one of which came on a solo home run ...

Dear Mr. Commissioner: Learn from the past

Dear Mr. Commissioner: Learn from the past

Sean Thomas

March 9, 2015

Dear Commissioner Robert Manfred, March is always a great time of the year for me. Down here in Los Angeles the weather is getting better, my allergies are starting to go away, and the boys of summer head to Arizona and Florida for the unofficial start to the baseball season. It's the best time...

Softball: Late rallies plague CSUN in Husky Classic

Softball: Late rallies plague CSUN in Husky Classic

Sean Thomas

March 9, 2015

The Matadors (18-7) dropped two out of three games over the weekend to finish off a rough road trip at the 2015 Husky Classic in Seattle, WA. Northridge split their set of Saturday games, bouncing back from a Friday loss against No. 19 Washington State University (25-4). The Matadors defeated the...

Softball: Matadors throw away lead, lose 9-8 in Husky Classic opener

Softball: Matadors throw away lead, lose 9-8 in Husky Classic opener

Sean Thomas

March 7, 2015

The Matadors (17-5) suffered a late-inning 9-8 loss to the No. 19 Washington University Huskies (21-4) to start off the 2015 Husky Classic yesterday afternoon. The first place Matadors, who held the lead for the majority of the ballgame, allowed five runs in the bottom of the seventh after posting...

Softball: Home tournament sees split games against Sac. State and CSU Bakersfield

Softball: Home tournament sees split games against Sac. State and CSU Bakersfield

Sean Thomas

February 28, 2015

The Matador's split their double header to open the CSUN/LMU tournament after securing an 8-0 win against Sacramento State, before dropping a 7-6 heart breaker to CSU Bakersfield later in the afternoon.Five innings was all it took for the Matadors to put the nails in Sacramento State's coffin. The Matad...

Softball: Matadors Sweep Utah Valley in their double header

Softball: Matadors Sweep Utah Valley in their double header

Sean Thomas

February 26, 2015

  The Matador's (15-3) rode a wave of strong pitching, led by a phenomenal performance by freshman pitcher Zoe Conley, to sweep their double header against Utah Valley University. The Matador's earned a 3-0 victory in the first game of the afternoon behind the first no-hitter thrown by a Matador's...

Conley named Big West Pitcher of the Week

Conley named Big West Pitcher of the Week

Sean Thomas

February 25, 2015

The Matadors (13-3) freshman pitcher Zoe Conley was awarded the Big West Softball Pitcher of the Week award after an untouchable weekend in Phoenix, AZ. Conley tossed 14.1 scoreless innings this weekend at the Grand Canyon University Invitational. The Berkeley, Calif. native picked up two wins on...

Softball: Horvath single leads CSUN over St. John in home opener

Softball: Horvath single leads CSUN over St. John in home opener

Sean Thomas

February 25, 2015

The Matador's (13-3) pulled out some late inning heroics to defeat the St. John University Red Storm (4-6), 3-2 in their first home game of the season today. CSUN's freshman infielder Savannah Horvath knocked in the deciding run of the game for the Matadors. The walk-off single skipped under St. John's...

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