The Sundial

Red Capes: Return of the Zach

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Manuel Fuentes

October 12, 2018

Zach Ferber and Solomon Ladvienka preview the Championship series of baseball and recent sports talk around the leagues. ?????...

CSUN hockey goes cold in Midwest trip

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Solomon Ladvienka

January 29, 2018

CSUN ice hockey got swept all three games during its road trip in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Matadors were blanked in its first game 4-0 to Minnesota State-Mankato, and suffered consecutive losses to Wisconsin-Eau Claire. CSUN made the trip Thursday night to Mankato following four days of rest. Goaltende...

CSUN men’s basketball defeats Cal Poly SLO at home

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Ethan Hanson

January 24, 2018

Terrell Gomez may only be five feet eight inches, but his production during the season for CSUN men's basketball has been anything but short. The freshman had 20 points and CSUN defeated Cal Poly at home 72-54 for its second consecutive win against a Big West opponent. CSUN (5-14, 2-3) played with...

Alcohol now sold at CSUN sporting events

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Leeza Maisyan

January 19, 2018

Getting a beer during a CSUN sports game just became easier. The prior prohibition on the sale and service of alcoholic beverages at athletic events was superseded. Executive order 1109 now allows CSU campuses to do so responsibly. This change was made, as CSUN Athletics wanted to improve the fan exper...

Sports Calendar

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Ethan Hanson

January 19, 2018

1/20 Women's Basketball vs UC Riverside, 7 p.m. Men's Basketball vs Cal Poly, 4 p.m1/25 Women's Basketball @ Hawaii, 9 p.m Men's Basketball @ UC Davis, 7 p.m1/26-1/27 Track and Field @ Washington, all day.1/27 Women's Basketball @ UC Irvine, 2 p.m. Men's Basketball vs Long Beach State...

Matadors Take 3 of 4 to Open Second Half

CSUN hockey team in white preparing to score

Solomon Ladvienka

January 17, 2018

CSUN's hockey team retook the ice following their winter break and opened up with winning their first three out of four games. The Matadors defeated Chapman 15-0 before going on break. CSUN would hold nothing back as they defeated their West Coast Hockey Conference foe this go around, 22-1. Quentin Abaya and Levi B...

The Matadors double up the Lions in game one

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Solomon Ladvienka

November 4, 2017

CSUN fired off five unanswered goals and doubled up Loyola Marymount University 8-4 in the first of back-to-back meetings. Right out to the gate, the Matadors (5-7) were hit with a two goal deficit. Just five and a half minutes in, it looked as if goaltender Brandon Kalvoda was going to have a long ni...

Athletes abide by superstitions to further their success

Ryan Basulto

October 3, 2017

Athletes and athletic teams are known for being superstitious. Although a team’s success is attributed to practicing and training constantly, players and coaches cling to superstitions as part of the equation to winning.You have seen this in professional sports. Whether it would be Michael Jordan we...

CSUN men’s soccer fail to score against San Diego

Daniel Saad

September 24, 2017

The University of San Diego capitalized in the second half of a not so exciting match to defeat the Matadors 2-0 in men’s soccer Thursday night. The score remained 0-0 after the first 45 minutes, with CSUN being the aggressors, taking four shots opposed to two by San Diego. Both teams committed ...

Matador of the week

Ethan Hanson

September 19, 2017

Matador of the week: Gefry Sarco, Cross CountrySophomore Gefry Sarco led the Matadors to its best run of the day in 25 minutes and nine seconds in the UC Riverside Invitational on Saturday. It was an improvement for Sarco, who finished third for the Matadors in theseason opener during the Pepperdine I...

Matadors battle to seventh place in Big West Championship


April 25, 2017

After round one of the Big West Championship at Oak Quarry Golf Club in Riverside, the Matadors took seventh place after shooting a score of 305.CSUN is 16 strokes off the pace, trailing Cal Poly at 289. The team is not far behind the top three, however, as they are just eight strokes behind UC Davis ...

CSUN baseball drops last game in series to Purdue

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Kendall Faulkner

March 14, 2017

CSUN baseball won three of four games against Purdue but were unable to get the sweep after losing 9-3 Monday, March 13. Catcher Albee Weiss hit a two-run homer to center field in the bottom of the first to give CSUN a 2-0 lead over Purdue, but were unable to hold their lead. Purdue responded with...

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