The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Guard Dionte Bostick, 0, goes up to the hoop against the UC Irvine defender on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors fall by 25 to top seed in Big West

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2024

CSUN men’s basketball was taking on the top team in the Big West. They won five of their last seven, and were looking to secure a bye to the second round of the conference playoffs. The stakes could...

Attacker Jade Cuevas, 8, swims to the Sienas goalpost with the ball while looking for teammates at the Matador Pool on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024.

CSUN women’s water polo drowns Saints in home opener

Kevin Khachatryan, Sports Reporter March 1, 2024

Following a successful 3-1 run in the Tina Finali Tournament, the Matadors (14- 4) demonstrated their dominance in their first home game against the Siena College Saints (6-7) on Thursday afternoon. CSUN...

Head coach Carlene Mitchell writes a play down on a dry-erase board during a timeout against Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors women’s basketball blows lead versus Bakersfield to lose their 22nd straight game

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter February 21, 2024

CSUN (2-22, 0-14, Big West) opened the game with a 6-0 lead against the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (8-15, 5-9 Big West) on Thursday night and then went scoreless in the last two minutes of the third...

Matadors forward DeSean Allen-Eikens drives to the rim to score a layup to give CSUN an early 5-0 lead while being defended by Long Beach forward Aboubacar Traore at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 17.

Matadors go cold against Long Beach State, Elbees drown CSUN’s four-game win streak in second half

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter February 21, 2024

After back-to-back wins on the road against UC Santa Barbara and CSU Bakersfield, CSUN returned in the win column, winning their last four games and looking to win their fifth game in a row against the...

File photo: The CSUN mens volleyball team defeated Hope International University in three sets on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Men’s volleyball secures three-set victory prior to 10-day break

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2024

CSUN men’s volleyball (8-5) picked up a three-set victory against Hope International University (4-4), and entered familiar territory with the win as they head into a 10-day break. In their latest...

CSUN baseballs Kevin Fitzer, 33, waits for a pitch during a game against UC Riverside on Friday, March 31, 2023, at Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN baseball looks to utilize last season’s momentum to chase 2024 Big West crown

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor February 15, 2024

As the weather warms up and CSUN winter sports come to an end, America’s favorite pastime returns to the Valley. On Friday, Feb. 16, CSUN baseball takes on visiting Utah Valley University at Matador...

Forward DeSean Allen-Eikens, 25 (left), and forward Keonte Jones, 4 (right), get ready to box out  Cal Poly SLO defender Kobe Sanders, 3 (center), during free throws on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors corral the Mustangs and earn 15th win

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor February 12, 2024

After a rough five-game losing streak in the middle of the season, CSUN (15-9, 6-6 Big West) has now strung together back-to-back home wins after defeating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (4-20, 0-12 Big West)...

Matadors guard Erica Adams scores the tough contested layup off a defensive stop to cut the lead to 33-31 with under two minutes left in the first half at the Premier Credit Union Area on Jan. 10 in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors’ defense fails to stop Gauchos’ offense in 21st straight loss

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter February 12, 2024

In another one-possession game with less than a minute left in the fourth, CSUN failed to close the game out with a win, as the Matadors could not get the rebound after a missed shot from UC Santa Barbara...

CSUNs ice hockey team before the game on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024.

Following senior night, ice hockey heads to playoffs

Miley Alfaro, Sports Reporter February 8, 2024

Saturday night was an emotional one for CSUN ice hockey seniors. Prior to hosting UC Santa Barbara, the Matadors celebrated their senior night, which consisted of a celebration of the senior players, as...

Guard Amiyah Ferguson, 1, shoots free throws during the game against UC San Diego on Feb. 1, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors’ comeback falls short against Tritons

Luis Silva, Sports Reporter February 5, 2024

A furious second half rally by the Matadors (2-19, 0-11 Big West) fell short in heartbreaking fashion as they were edged by the UC San Diego Tritons (10-12, 6-5 Big West) 53-52, Thursday night in Northridge. Guard...

Coach Andy Newman, challenging his men to pick up their slack on defense at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif., on Feb. 3, 2024.

Matadors snap five-game losing streak with win against UC Riverside

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor February 5, 2024

On the verge of extending their losing streak to six games, the CSUN Matadors (14-9, 5-6 Big West) came back to beat UC Riverside (8-15, 3-8 Big West) 76-70, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena on...

Matadors forward Talo Li-Uperesa shoots a contested layup with UC Irvine forward Nevaeh Dean putting both her hands up at the Premier America Credit Union Area on Jan. 27, 2024, in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors drop 17th straight game, fall to the Anteaters

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter January 30, 2024

Another late game collapse by the Matadors (2-17, 0-9 Big West) led the Anteaters of UC Irvine (13-6, 7-2 Big West) to take advantage of the game on Saturday afternoon. Irvine scored 21 points off the...

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