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Women’s soccer season comes to an end with a loss to Cal State Fullerton

Women’s soccer season comes to an end with a loss to Cal State Fullerton

Karma Singh

November 12, 2019

The women’s soccer team (12-7-3) lost against the Cal State Fullerton Titans 4-0 in a Big West Tournament final matchup on Nov. 10, coming up short of a conference championship and ending their season at Titans Field. The Matadors were the second-seed in the tournament coming off a semifinal victory o...

Men’s soccer falls to UC Santa Barbara in Big West Tournament Semifinal

Men’s soccer falls to UC Santa Barbara in Big West Tournament Semifinal

Mano Baghjajian

November 11, 2019

The sixth-seeded Matadors lost to the second-seeded UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in the Big West Men’s Soccer Tournament Semifinal on Nov. 9. The Matadors had defeated the third-seeded UC Irvine Anteaters 3-2 on Nov. 6 to advance to this semifinal matchup. “At this point in the seaso...

Women’s soccer advances to the Big West Final in 1-0 win over UCSB

Women’s soccer advances to the Big West Final in 1-0 win over UCSB

Karma Singh

November 9, 2019

The women’s soccer team (12-6-3) came away with an overtime victory against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 1-0 in a Big West Tournament semifinal match on Nov. 8, clinching their berth in the Big West Tournament final at Titan Stadium. The second seed Matadors were matched up against the third see...

CSUN tops UC Irvine to advance to Big West Semifinals

CSUN tops UC Irvine to advance to Big West Semifinals

Alexander Nino

November 9, 2019

CSUN men's soccer knocked off third seeded UC Irvine in the first leg of the Big West tournament in a chippy affair at Anteater Stadium. The Matadors extended their winning streak against the Anteaters to six games while punching their ticket to the tournament semifinals for the second time in the p...

Women’s basketball’s loss to USC indicative of what they lost over the offseason

Women’s basketball’s loss to USC indicative of what they lost over the offseason

Andres Soto

November 8, 2019

Tuesday marked more than the beginning of a new season for the Matadors — it marked the beginning of a new team. Channon Fluker, the two-time Big West Defensive Player of the Year, league leader in rebounds and school record holder for blocked shots in a single season, is gone. In fact, five pl...

Women’s volleyball crushes UC Riverside for fourth straight home win

Women’s volleyball crushes UC Riverside for fourth straight home win

Mano Baghjajian

November 5, 2019

The Matadors defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders on Saturday, sweeping the team in three sets 25-18, 25-15 and 25-18. This home victory marked the team’s fourth straight home win and second straight sweep, bringing their overall home record to 4-2."I thought the offense was pretty good,...

Nationals Parade takes over Washington, D.C.

Nationals Parade takes over Washington, D.C.

Logan Bik

November 5, 2019

Fans filled the streets of Washington, D.C.on Nov. 2 in celebration of the Washington Nationals winning the 2019 World Series. Closing the seven game series in Houston, the Nationals secured their first World Series championship in 95 years.The route was a mile-long stretch along Constitution Avenue ...

Women’s volleyball secures a win against UC Davis with a sweep at home

Women’s volleyball secures a win against UC Davis with a sweep at home

Karma Singh

November 5, 2019

The women’s volleyball team (9-13 overall, 4-6 Big West) secured a win against the UC Davis Aggies in three straight sets on Friday, winning 25-22, 25-20, 25-12. The Matadors were able to bounce back coming into tonight’s matchup with a two-game losing streak against Long Beach State and...

One Family Finds Hope After Death of Son in 2018

One Family Finds Hope After Death of Son in 2018

Andres Soto

November 4, 2019

The Hilinski family had their world flipped upside down on Jan. 16, 2018 when they lost their son Tyler to suicide at 21 years old. Tyler, a Claremont native and star quarterback at Upland High School, was set to be the starter for Washington State that season.Tyler’s death came as a particula...

Women’s soccer tops Long Beach State in final regular season home game

Women’s soccer tops Long Beach State in final regular season home game

Alexander Nino

November 4, 2019

The women’s soccer team defeated the defending Big West Champion Long Beach State 49ers 1-0 on a windy Halloween night.The Matadors (11-5-3,5-2-0) were winless in their last seven contests against Long Beach (4-12-0, 2-5-0), with their last victory over the 49ers coming in 2013.“I think Long Beach...

Matadors prepare for upcoming season with new goals

Matadors prepare for upcoming season with new goals

Alfonso Henry

November 4, 2019

Head coach Jason Flowers enters his 10th season as the women's basketball coach and hopes for the Matadors to go even further than they did during the 2018-2019 season. They lost in the first round of the Big West Tournament to UC Irvine and finished the season 16-15. CSUN returns seven athletes from la...

A new era is underway in men’s basketball

A new era is underway in men’s basketball

Andres Soto

November 3, 2019

The hype is real for the CSUN men’s basketball team. After leading the Matadors to their best record in five years, head coach Mark Gottfried plans to get the team even further than he did in his first year.The rest of the conference seems to have taken notice as well, with CSUN ranking third in ...

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