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Victor Corona

April 28, 2009

Most student athletes coming in as freshmen from high school spend their first year trying to acclimate to their team, hoping to contribute in some way. Any way. Setter Matt Stork is no ordinary freshman, however, as he has proved this season in leading the No. 2 CSUN men's volleyball team to the se...

Bye bye, BYU

Victor Corona

April 26, 2009

The No. 2 Matadors men's volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament after a hard-fought 3-1 win over sixth-seeded BYU Saturday at the Matadome. 'It was a pretty close match that could have gone either way,' CSUN coach Jeff Campbell said. 'I though...

Notebook: Woosh? The call of the Matador

Victor Corona

April 26, 2009

Anyone who's been to a men's volleyball game over the last few seasons might have noticed that, after winning a point, the Matadors '- both on and off the court '- come together in a circle and yell something. That something is 'woosh.' Some players, especially freshmen, don't know how this call origin...

Notebook: record-breaking Matadors

Victor Corona

April 23, 2009

This season, the Matadors men's volleyball team established a new all-time record for service aces. The previous record of 185 '- held by the 1992 team, which had three players with at least 20 aces each '- was shattered on April 3 in a 3-1 win over USC. CSUN now has 219 aces. The 1992 Matadors had Axel ...

Tournament time; BYU again

Victor Corona

April 23, 2009

After going 16-6 in league, the No. 2 Matadors men's volleyball team now gets ready for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament. Northridge goes into the tourney as the third seed after finishing behind No. 3 Pepperdine and No. 1 UC Irvine in the standings. They will host BYU on Saturday at...

That’s more like it

Victor Corona

April 19, 2009

Having lost three of its last six matches going into Friday's final tuneup at UC Santa Barbara, the CSUN men's volleyball team was able to accomplish a goal. Right before the postseason starts. 'We definitely accomplished what we wanted to do,' senior Eric Vance said following the Matadors' 3-0 sweep o...

End of the regular-season line for Mr. All-American

Victor Corona

April 19, 2009

The Matadors' 3-0 sweep of UCSB Friday night marked the final regular-season match in the illustrious career of All-American Eric Vance at CSUN. The senior's 20-kill, three-assist, three-dig, three-ace performance against the Gauchos at Robertson Gym further enhanced the great legacy he has left at CS...

Final tuneup

Victor Corona

April 15, 2009

The No. 3 Matadors men's volleybal team has hit a bump in their season, losing three of their last six matches as they head into the final game of the regular season Friday against No.13 UC Santa Barbara. The Matadors (22-6, 15-6 MPSF) have been able to remain near the top of the national rankings despite t...

King of MVPs?

Victor Corona

April 14, 2009

According to many ESPN.com NBA experts, the Most Valuable Player this season is as easy a pick as 1-2-3. Seventeen out of 18 analysts selected the Cavaliers' Lebron James for the award while Miami's Dwyane Wade received the other lone first-place vote. An almost-unanimous pick is a bit offline, especially wi...

No time to Wave goodbye

Victor Corona

March 30, 2009

After splitting a pair of matches last weekend in the Bay area, the No. 3 Matadors men's volleyball team return home Wednesday night to face No. 2 Pepperdine. A win against the Waves will keep CSUN's conference title hopes alive. 'We got to hope for some teams to beat other teams (Pepperdine and UC Ir...

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