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

Thomas Bainton, 21, pitches to Cal State Bakersfields batter and CSUN Baseball starts the season strong winning the season opener against Cal State Bakersfield 5-3 on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Matador Field.

CSUN baseball clinches sweep over Roadrunners, extends its winning streak to eight

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 30, 2024

CSUN wrapped up its three-game home series with a triumphant sweep over Cal State Bakersfield, extending its winning streak to eight. Outfielder Will Linberg's exceptional performance set the pace during...

During the CSUN mens volleyball game and senior night, the crowd stands up with one point left to win the set against UCSB on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena. In the crowd, a sign and cutout heads are held up for senior and outside hitter, Kyle Hobus, 7, too.

Matadors pull off senior night victory over Gauchos

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor April 18, 2024

After losing the first game at Santa Barbara to the Gauchos three sets to one on Friday, the Matadors pulled off the victory Saturday night at home to give their graduating seniors a night to remember. Coming...

Infielder Kamau Neighbors, 19, batting as Andrew Gauna, 43, gets ready to come home from third base on Friday, April 12, 2024, against CSU Long Beach at the Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN baseball sweeps doubleheader against Dirtbags

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 17, 2024

After a disappointing blowout loss at home to California Baptist last week, CSUN (20-14, 8-4 Big West) bounced back with a vengeance, securing a dominating series win by sweeping a doubleheader against...

Dorottya Telek plays defense against UC Santa Barbara on March 11, 2022, in Northridge, Calif.

Telek: A rising water polo superstar, proud of her Hungarian roots, and driven by a passion for victory

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 12, 2024

In collegiate water polo, Dorottya Telek, a junior, has been creating ripples everywhere she plays. Her exceptional talent and unwavering determination have distinguished her as a critical player for CSUN’s...

As Hawaii continues to score against the Matadors Coach John Price calls a timeout to talk to the team on Oct. 27, 2023, at the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif.

Aquiles Montoya named head coach of women’s volleyball

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor April 11, 2024

Athletics Director Shawn Chin-Farrell announced that Aquiles Montoya will be named the head coach of the women’s volleyball team. The decision comes after former head coach John Price retired following...

The Matadors huddle after scoring a point against Long Beach State on Saturday, April 6 in Northridge, Calif.

CSUN men’s volleyball falls to top-ranked Long Beach State

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2024

In a historic season in which they knocked off the second, third, and fourth-ranked teams in the nation, CSUN men’s volleyball (11-14, 2-6 Big West Conference) was feeling it. Splitting the last two...

The Matadors hang out after beating Chaminade University and Westmont College in the doubleheader Tuesday, March 26 in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors reach 10 wins, recover from mentally draining Washington State match

Edward Segal, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2024

The match against Washington State took a lot out of the Matadors. Head coach Gary Victor talked to them about their discipline after that loss, and the Matadors answered the call. Two days after the...

Attacker Tatiana Smeltzer, 6, throws the ball towards the goal while being defended against Cal State Long Beach on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the Matador Pool in Northridge, Calif.

Defense drowns CSUN, Matadors suffer fifth consecutive loss

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 2, 2024

The No. 25 Matadors fell to No. 6 Long Beach at the Matador Pool on Saturday afternoon, CSUN’s second-to-last home game before starting their two-game road trip next week. The game began with a flurry...

CSUN Right-Handed Pitcher Ryan Halamicek, pitches the ball in his start against the UC Davis Aggies, Mar. 29, 2024, at Matador Field in Northridge, Calif.

Matadors clinch series win over UC Davis

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

After suffering defeat in the first game of the Friday doubleheader to the Aggies 4-5, CSUN (16-11, 6-3 Big West) bounced back and defeated UC Davis (14-12, 4-5 Big West) 11-2 to clinch the series win...

Outside Hitter Griffin Walters, 12, Middle Blocker Jano Tello, 16, and Opposite Jalen Phillips, 18, fight to push the ball over to the UC Irvine side at home in the Premier America Credit Union Arena in Northridge, Calif. on March 29, 2024.

Matadors upset ranked UC Irvine at home

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor April 2, 2024

For the first time since 2010, CSUN’s men’s volleyball defeated two top-three-ranked opponents in the same season. Just a week after the Matadors upset two-seed Hawaii in Honolulu, CSUN (11-12, 2-4...

File photo. 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 coach John Price announces retirement

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor December 29, 2023

CSUN Women’s Volleyball Director John Price has announced his retirement after 20 seasons with the Matadors. Price, who graduated from CSUN in 1983, spent nearly 35 seasons as a collegiate volleyball...

File photo. Defender Kacie Garrity, 24, tries to stop the ball from advancing to the Matadors’ goal post while on defense against CSU Bakersfields forward Karen Flores, 9, at the Matador Soccer Field on Sept. 28, 2023 in Northridge, Calif.

Women’s soccer head coach resigns

Ryan Romero, Sports Editor December 20, 2023

CSUN’s Director of Athletics Shawn Chin-Farrell announced that Christine Johnson has resigned from the women’s soccer team and will not return as head coach. Johnson first joined the Matadors in...

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