The Sundial

Matadors beat Trojans for 16th straight time

Victor Corona

February 25, 2010

A surprise start from CSUN sophomore John Baker helped the No. 5 Matadors push their winning streak over No. 6 USC to 16 straight after a 3-1 win over the Trojans on Wednesday night at the Galen Center. “I found out (that I was starting) today as I walked in here,” Baker said. “Coach (Jeff C...

CSUN men’s volleyball looking for sixteen straight wins vs. USC

Victor Corona

February 23, 2010

Two straight losses on the road against UC Irvine and UCLA last week dropped the Matadors four spots to No. 5 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association division I-II top 15 poll. “For us this is a mental thing and we need to understand that we lost to some good teams,” senior outside...

CSUN men’s volleyball fails to close out UCLA in five sets

Victor Corona

February 21, 2010

WESTWOOD, Calif. -- Looking to avenge an earlier loss in the season to No. 6 UCLA, No. 1 CSUN lost a heartbreaking 3-2 match (30-27, 30-28, 28-30, 14-30, 12-15) to the Bruins Friday night at Pauley Pavilion after being up two sets to none. Senior middle blocker Kevin McKniff had an outstanding hitting night wi...

No. 13 UC Irvine upsets No. 1 CSUN at the Bren Center

Victor Corona

February 17, 2010

The Matadors road unbeaten streak came to an end Wednesday night at the Bren center as No. 13 UC Irvine pulled off a huge 3-1 upset of No. 1 CSUN . Senior outside hitter Theo Edwards lead four players with double digit kills with 17, junior opposite hitter Tanner Nua finished second with 15 while...

No. 1 CSUN goes on the road to face slumping UC Irvine

Victor Corona

February 16, 2010

The season long road trip continues today for No. 1 CSUN as they travel to Irvine to take on No. 13 UC Irvine at the Bren Center. Since their last meeting on January 20 at the Matadome both teams have gone in different directions. After the Matadors 3-1 victory over the Anteaters, UCI has lost five of their last...

CSUN cruises against 49ers and Tritons

Victor Corona

February 14, 2010

No. 1 CSUN began their toughest stretch of the season with sweeps over No. 6 Long Beach State and No. 13 UC San Diego Thursday and Friday night. The win over the 49ers (30-24, 30-24, 30-21) at the Matadome was the 200th career win for head coach Jeff Campbell. “It feels like every other victory we’ve had,” Campbell said after impr...

No. 1 CSUN men’s volleyball plays back-to-back MPSF matches

Victor Corona

February 10, 2010

This week is the start of the toughest stretch of the season for the Matadors as they host No. 6 Long Beach State tonight and then travel to La Jolla to take on No. 13 UC San Diego Friday night. The next six matches for No. 1 CSUN will feature six of the top 13 teams in the nation, with five of them...

No. 1 CSUN men’s volleyball falls to No. 10 Pepperdine

Victor Corona

February 7, 2010

Upset losses on Fridays at home are starting to become a theme for the No. 1 Matadors after losing to No. 10 Pepperdine 3-1 (30-24, 24-30, 30-22, 30-24) Friday night at the Matadome. It was the second time in as many Friday’s that the Matadors lost at home to the No. 10 team in the country (lo...

In a five-set thriller at the Matadome No. 1 CSUN defeats No. 2 USC

Victor Corona

February 3, 2010

The Matadome was rocking on Wednesday night as the No. 1 Matadors pulled out a fifth-set win over No. 2 USC and won 3-2 after being up two sets to none. Junior opposite hitter Tanner Nua led four Matadors in double-digit kills with 17, and senior outside hitter Theo Edwards added 16, while senior midd...

CSUN men’s volleyball host Trojans with the No. 1 ranking up for grabs

Victor Corona

February 2, 2010

After a successful road trip in Northern California the Matadors (8-1, 5-1 MPSF) moved up two spots to No. 1 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association division (AVCA) I-II poll for the fourth time in the school history. “It’s a great feeling when those numbers come out and you get to see that your team and all the hard effort t...

CSUN Player Interviews at Stanford

CSUN Player Interviews at Stanford

Victor Corona

February 1, 2010

CSUN player interviews after the Matadors win over Stanford at Maples pavilion on Jan. 29, 2010....

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