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Women’s soccer defeats UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 1-0

Women’s soccer defeats UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 1-0

Karma Singh

October 21, 2019

The women’s soccer team (9-4-3 overall, 3-1 Big West) secured their third straight victory in a win against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 1-0 on Oct. 17, securing their fourth win of the season at Matador Soccer Field. The Matadors, who were coming into the match up with a two-game win streak ag...

Former CSUN athlete sentenced to eight years in prison

Former CSUN athlete sentenced to eight years in prison

Bryanna Winner

October 20, 2019

In 2018, former men's soccer player Davis Moreno-Jaime was arrested after being accused of multiple sexual assaults on and around the CSUN campus. Police believed that Moreno-Jaime started assaulting women in 2017 as a freshman and possibly also earlier. The moment he was arrested by CSUN police, h...

Sacramento State beats CSUN in overtime 2-1

Sacramento State beats CSUN in overtime 2-1

Alfonso Henry

October 19, 2019

The men's soccer team played the Sacramento State Hornets (6-6-2, 1-1-1 Big West) at Matador Soccer Field on Oct. 16.Both teams were scoreless at the end of the first half, though Sacramento State had led the game in shots at halftime 6-3. During the first 45 minutes of the game, both teams had four ...

Matadors of the Week 10/17

Matadors of the Week 10/17

Andres Soto

October 17, 2019

David PreysRedshirt Freshman, SoccerPreys made the most of his opportunities last week against CSU Fullerton and UC Davis. The LA Galaxy Academy alumnus has played the full 90 minutes in each of the last three matches for the Matadors, including an overtime match on the road against Omaha. Preys earne...

Nigerian athlete joins Matadors on the court

Alfonso Henry

October 17, 2019

The best advice that men's basketball freshman Festus Ndumanya has received in his life is "no pain, no gain." The 6-foot-7-inch forward had never been tested by these words more than when he emigrated from Anambra, Nigeria to San Juan Capistrano, California at the age of 16.It was a tough transitio...

Sports Calendar 10/16 – 10/22

Sports Calendar 10/16 – 10/22

Bryanna Winner

October 15, 2019

Men's SoccerWednesday 10/16 vs. Sacramento State at 7 p.m.Sunday 10/20at Cal Poly at 5 p.m. (Big West TV)The men's soccer team (6-5-1, 1-1 Big West) started conference play with a win against Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 9 before falling to UC Davis on Oct. 12. The Matadors want to continue Big West p...

Women’s soccer defeats Cal Poly Mustangs 2-0

Women’s soccer defeats Cal Poly Mustangs 2-0

Karma Singh

October 14, 2019

The women’s soccer team (8-4-3 overall, 2-1 Big West) kicked off their conference home opener match up with a win against the Cal Poly Mustangs 2-0 on Thursday, recording their third win of the season at Matador Soccer Field. The Matadors, who were coming off a two-game conference road trip wher...

Men’s soccer wins conference opener in tense affair

Men’s soccer wins conference opener in tense affair

Alexander Nino

October 14, 2019

The Matadors shook off their recent struggles to win their conference opener against the league-leading CSU Fullerton Titans 1-0 on Oct. 9. The win snapped a three-game home losing streak for the Matadors.“It was a typical Big West game,” said Davila. “It’s hard to get victories...

Matadors struggle as men’s soccer heads into league play

Matadors struggle as men’s soccer heads into league play

Mano Baghjajian

October 8, 2019

Men’s soccer suffered their third consecutive home loss this past Saturday against the Santa Clara Broncos. After a scoreless half, mistakes on the end of the Matadors gave Santa Clara the opportunity to score and win the game 2-0. “They scored, we didn’t,” head coac...

Women’s volleyball lose in four sets to Long Beach State

Women’s volleyball lose in four sets to Long Beach State

Alfonso Henry

October 8, 2019

The women's volleyball team battled the Long Beach State 49ers in their second home match of the season before going down 3-1 Saturday night in a Big West Conference match at the Matadome. The Matadors won the first set 25-21 before losing three straight at 20-25, 20-25 and 22-25."They played better th...

Behind the Scenes of a Medical Redshirt

Behind the Scenes of a Medical Redshirt

Alexander Nino

October 3, 2019

Devastating injuries happen on all levels of sports throughout the world, and fans have unconsciously constructed certain expectations of recovery when an athlete goes down. Whether it is a severely broken bone or a ruptured tendon, it makes little difference since audiences have seen countless athletes su...

Matadors of the Month

Bryanna Winner

October 2, 2019

Daniel TrejoJunior, SoccerTrejo is in a seven-way tie for ninth in goals for Division I with seven goals. He is also in a tie for second in the Big West for goals and is in sole possession of second in points with 18. Trejo leads in shots in the Big West with 35. On Sept. 16, Trejo was named the Bi...

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