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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN mens soccer junior Jamar Ricketts backflips in celebration after scoring a goal during the 2022 Big West Men’s Soccer Championship quarterfinals against UC Davis on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Future looking bright for Matadors men’s soccer

Justin Parrott, Reporter December 2, 2022

The CSUN men’s soccer team significantly exceeded expectations this season, making a deep run to the final four of the 2022 Big West Men’s Soccer Championship tournament. The Matadors accumulated five...


Women’s basketball kicks off season against perennial powerhouses

Benjamin Miller, Reporter November 28, 2022

CSUN women’s basketball returned from its first road trip of the season empty-handed after losing consecutive games to three Pac-12 Conference universities. The Matadors lost to UC Berkeley by a score...

CSUN defender Dylan Gonzalez, 3, and forward David Diaz, 58, celebrate the formers go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute against the Saint Marys College Gaels on Sept. 21, 2022, at the Performance Soccer Field in Northridge, Calif.

Matador of the Week: David Diaz

Benjamin Miller, Reporter November 25, 2022

CSUN men’s soccer forward David Diaz is Matador of the Week after being named The Big West 2022 Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team Freshman of the Year. He became the first Matador to receive the award...


International players bring the world to CSUN

Alexis Martinez, Reporter November 24, 2022

CSUN is home to many international college athletes, with 34 Matadors representing 23 countries. These athletes from around the world add a fresh perspective to the sports they play. CSUN has plenty...

CSUN mens golf player Eirik Thomassen during the first round of the 25th Bill Cullum Invitational on Oct. 12, 2021, in Stevenson Ranch, Calif.

Men’s golf feels the heat in tropical Hawaii

Alexis Martinez, Reporter November 17, 2022

The CSUN men's golf team had trouble striking the ball on par as they finished tied for 13th with the University of Connecticut at the Ka’anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational. The Matadors finished...

From right, Taylor Orshoff, Breanna Mitchell, Nicole Nevarez and CSUN head coach John Price concentrate on set three of the game against UC Davis on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Women’s volleyball gears up for homestretch

Luis Silva, Reporter November 17, 2022

The CSUN women’s volleyball team (8-20, 3-13 Big West Conference) has struggled for much of the last two months, recording one win out of the nine games played in October while losing their first three...

Vitoria Solis swings for the ball over her head against Annabel Davis of Idaho State University on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at the Matador Tennis Complex in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors end semester strong at stormy Fall Invitational

Edward Segal, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

High winds and temperatures as low as 59 degrees turned the women’s tennis team’s final day of the CSUN Fall Invitational into what CSUN coach Gary Victor called “the toughest day of the semester.” Chairs...

CSUN coach Gary Victor talks to Yuliia Zhytelna as she battles through pain and fatigue during her singles match at the Jim Gorman Court on Nov. 12, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors women’s tennis battles at Fall Invitational

Edward Segal, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

Fighting against themselves was the main struggle for the women’s tennis team on day two of the CSUN Fall Invitational. The Matadors secured nine singles victories and went 4-2 in doubles, but had to...

From left, Vitoria Solis battles Zoe Clydesdale-Eberle from the University of the Pacific at the Jim Gorman Court in Northridge, Calif., on Nov. 11, 2022.

Sizzling Matadors win 11 of 12 singles to open Fall Invitational

Edward Segal, Sports Editor November 14, 2022

CSUN women’s tennis continued its hot start to the season behind multiple rallies in the two legs of singles play, winning 11 singles matches and four doubles matches to start the CSUN Fall Invitational. Every...

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CSUN women’s golf wipes out at Rainbow Invitational

Alexis Martinez, Reporter November 12, 2022

Every member of the women’s golf team hit over par as the Matadors finished last in the Rainbow Wahine Invitational. The team finished at a lower standing than they did last season in Hawaii, claiming...

Yuliia Zhytelna plays against CSU Long Beach in the spring of 2022.

Matador of the Week: Yuliia Zhytelna

Benjamin Miller, Reporter November 12, 2022

CSUN women’s tennis player Yuliia Zhytelna is Matador of the Week after racking up multiple wins this season, while being the only Matador to secure a victory in the first round of singles at the ITA...

Matadors forward Onyi Eyisi dunks the ball at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, in Northridge, Calif. Eyisi scored eight points on 4-4 shooting from the field, while the Matadors put up 52 points in the paint in their 90-55 victory over the Golden Eagles.

Photo Essay: Men’s basketball dominates in season opener

William Franco Espinosa, Photo Editor November 10, 2022

CSUN men’s basketball hosted La Sierra University on Monday for their first game of the season. The Matadors jumped out to a 10-0 lead a little over four minutes in, with guard De’Sean Allen-Eikens...

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