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Kenedee Jamerson kneels after getting hit in the stomach during a game against Cal State Long Beach in Northridge, Calif., on Friday, April 2, 2021. The Matadors lost 9-0 in five innings.

CSUN softball loses all three home games to Long Beach State

Jennifer Alvarado Solis, Contributor April 8, 2021

It was the bottom of the sixth inning as CSUN center fielder Jaymi Steward stepped on the plate. Her goal: to bring in the first run for the Matadors. Steward hit the ball on the second pitch as everyone...

Sara Ostojic, left, and Seyvion Waggoner, right, watch as Lexi McLeod, center, keeps the ball in play during a tri-dual against the Concordia-Irvine Eagles and the St. Katherine Firebirds on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The Matadors won 3-2 against the Eagles and 5-0 against the Firebirds.

CSUN beach volleyball continues win streak with impressive weekend showing

Robert Floyd, Reporter April 7, 2021

The Matadors (9-9) evened their record on the season when they faced off against Concordia UniversityIrvine and University of Saint Katherine. In the first game of the day, CSUN took on Concordia-Irvine. The...

Jason Ajamian protects first base during the second game of the series against UC Irvine at Matador Field in Northridge, Calif., on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

CSUN baseball defeated by UC Irvine’s unwavering offense

Brandon Darmiento, Reporter April 4, 2021

The Matadors struggled to get innings from the bullpen after a twelve-inning battle in game one, leading to a lopsided game two where UC Irvine Anteaters got the best of CSUN’s bullpen in a 17-3 loss...

The team celebrates after Ryan Ball hits a walk-off home run to seal their win against UC Irvine at Matador Field in Northridge, Calif. on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

CSUN’s walk-off home run leads to series-opening win against UC Irvine

Blake Williams, Reporter April 3, 2021

Matadors’ designated hitter Ryan Ball stepped to the plate against Anteaters’ pitcher Tanner Brooks in the 12th inning of a 7-7 ballgame. There was one out and no one on base nearly 21 hours after...

Ana Fraile Toboso during a match against Jacky Wagner from Azuza Pacific University on March 19, 2021. Farile Toboso split her singles match against UC Irvine's Arianna Tilbury with a final score of 1-1 on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Women’s tennis continues win streak after defeating UC Irvine

Maria Medina, Reporter April 2, 2021

Women's tennis head coach Gary Victor reminded his players to mentally escape the nearly 90 degree heat — and just-as-hot competition — by going to their “happy place” during a pregame speech before...

Sami Garcia gets a hit during a game against the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine at the Matador Diamond Softball Field in Northridge, Calif. on Friday, March 26, 2021. The Matadors lost the first game of the series 5-1.

CSUN softball goes one for three in series against Hawai’i

Jennifer Alvarado Solis, Contributor April 1, 2021

CSUN played their first home series of the season last weekend against the Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine — the first time these two teams met since May 2019. It was a rollercoaster series for the Matadors,...

Doubles partners Jolene Coetzee, left, and Ana Toboso, right, celebrate during their doubles matchup against the Santa Clara Broncos at the Matador Tennis Complex in Northridge, Calif., on Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Women’s tennis scores back-to-back wins against Santa Clara, UC Davis

Maria Medina, Reporter March 30, 2021

As spring temperatures started to rise in sunny Los Angeles this past weekend, the women’s tennis team kept themselves cool and calm under pressure in their matchups against Santa Clara and UC Davis. The...

Kenedee Jamerson throws a pitch against the Knights during the Matador's home opener for the 2020 season against UCF.

CSUN softball primed for a comeback with new coach, roster

Jennifer Alvarado Solis, Contributor March 26, 2021

After having their previous season cut short due to COVID-19 and losing their head coach to Loyola Marymount, CSUN softball is looking to make a huge comeback this season with a new roster and new staff. The...

Matador History: Softball upsets no.1 team in the nation 28 years ago; remembering softball coach Gary Torgeson

Matador History: Softball upsets no.1 team in the nation 28 years ago; remembering softball coach Gary Torgeson

Cesar Saldana, Reporter March 26, 2021

Taking a look back at a special moment in CSUN history, the softball team defeated No. 1-ranked Arizona on March 26, 1993. It remains the only time the Matadors have beat the top-ranked team in softball. CSUN...

Amid the hype surrounding him, Denzel Clarke keeps his eyes on the prize

Amid the hype surrounding him, Denzel Clarke keeps his eyes on the prize

Blake Williams, Reporter March 25, 2021

Denzel Clarke got a notification while he waited with his teammates to board a flight to British Columbia for a tournament. He looked down at his phone — it was a text from a scout for the New York Mets. Clarke...

Despite putting up a fight, CSUN fell to Cal Poly 10-8 on Sunday, March 21, 2020 at the Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN baseball drop first series of season to Cal Poly

Robert Floyd, Reporter March 23, 2021

The final game of the series between CSUN and Cal Poly had yet another early offensive explosion between the two teams. In what felt like a replay of the first game of the season on Saturday, both teams...

The CSUN mens volleyball team celebrate on the court after defeating the 12th ranked UC Irvine Anteaters in four sets at the Matadome in Northridge, Calif., on Sunday, March 21, 2021.

Men’s volleyball pulls off upset victory against No. 12 UC Irvine

Chris Torres, Photo Editor March 22, 2021

As the Anteaters’ spike attempt landed out of bounds and the final buzzer echoed throughout the Matadome, the CSUN men’s volleyball team stormed the court and hugged each other as if they won a championship...

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