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Defensive battle ends in tie

Alejandro Arpiza

October 21, 2009

Styles make matches, and the Cal State Northridge men’s soccer squad is a tough defending team that likes to set the tempo and attack on offense. UC Davis likes to sit back defensively and counter-attack. Both sides on Wednesday did not give, as they played to a 0-0 double overtime tie at Matador Field, the first draw ...

Sorry Dodgers, maybe next year

Eldrick Bone

October 20, 2009

The Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves down 3-1 in the National League Championship Series (NLCS) against the Philadelphia Phillies for the second consecutive year. Last year Los Angeles was eliminated in game five at Dodger Stadium and could be eliminated again in game five, today at Citizen...

Player Spotlight: Angela Hupp – Senior outside hitter

Kerstin Gupilan

October 20, 2009

If volleyball were a one-person sport, CSUN outside hitter Angela Hupp would be the team to beat. In fact, Hupp leads the Matadors (or is one of three leaders) in almost every statistical category for the 2009 season. Hupp leads in kills, assists, digs, blocks, total points scored. The 6-foot-1 senior...

Don’t let your guard down against Aggies

Alejandro Arpiza

October 20, 2009

Today’s match for the Northridge (7-5-1, 2-2 Big West Conference) men’s soccer squad has the elements of a trap game if it isn’t careful. The Matadors are fresh off an impressive upset over then-No. 3 UC Santa Barbara, Sunday, and have a short turnaround time when a 5-10 UC Davis team comes to Ma...

Upset alert: CSUN beats No.3 UCSB

Alejandro Arpiza

October 20, 2009

For 90 emotionally and physically grueling minutes at Matador Field on Sunday, the Northridge men’s soccer squad proved it could play with (and defeat) the No. 3 team in the nation. Coming into the match the Matadors’ postseason hopes were in danger, as they found themselves next to last in the Bi...

Matadors stay hot against Titans

Kendall Capps

October 20, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (8-8, 4-2 Big West) got another solid performance from goalkeeper Cynthia Jacobo, as they held off Cal State Fullerton 1-0 Sunday night. With the win, the Matadors came away with nine of the twelve possible points on its four-game road trip. They also set a school record with three c...

CSUN men’s soccer gets a crucial victory against No. 3 UCSB

Alejandro Arpiza

October 19, 2009

For 90 emotionally and physically grueling minutes at Matador Field on Sunday, the Northridge men’s soccer squad proved it could play with (and defeat) the No. 3 team in the nation. Coming into the match the Matadors’ postseason hopes were in danger, as they found themselves next to last in the Big West Conference. But with senior Robert Pa...

It’s Madness, I tell you

Gilberto Manzano

October 18, 2009

Friday night at the madness there were over 24,000 die-hard fans packed in the arena, trying to get a glimpse of their women’s and men’s basketball teams. The crowd went crazy when the men’s basketball coach made his appearance on stage; he even got a standing ovation. That was all taking place in Lex...

Matadors get second straight victory

Kendall Capps

October 18, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (7-8, Big West 3-2) got a much-needed 1-0 victory Friday on the road against UC Riverside. The win placed the Matadors third in the conference standings with nine points and three games remaining, trailing only Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara. For the first time in Northr...

Mixed results not new for CSUN

Kerstin Gupilan

October 18, 2009

It was another mixed-matched weekend for the Northridge women’s volleyball team as they defeated Cal State Fullerton before breaking a short-lived two-match conference win streak in a three-set loss to the No. 25 Long Beach State 49ers. With the uneven weekend the Matadors dropped to 6-14 overall and 2-5 in the Big West Confer...

Get ready for the madness

Gilberto Manzano

October 15, 2009

It’s been seven months since the men’s basketball team almost got the upset against the Memphis Tigers in the first round of the NCAA tournament and the CSUN campus still has hoops fever. With basketball season soon approaching everyone is itching to know how the men’s team is looking. The perfect oppo...

CSUN needs to upset UCSB

Alejandro Arpiza

October 15, 2009

Just three games into Big West Conference play the Cal State Northridge men’s soccer team is already faced with a potential must-win match, Sunday, at Matador Field. After defeating a lowly UC Riverside team, the Matadors suffered a frustrating overtime loss at Cal State Fullerton and followed it wi...

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