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Matadors face the top teams in the Big West this weekend

Kerstin Gupilan

October 15, 2009

The Northridge women’s volleyball team will hit the road this weekend to face off against Cal State Fullerton (11-7, Big West 2-3) before heading to the Pyramid to take on Long Beach State (11-4, 4-1). The Matadors (5-13, 1-4) are coming off their first conference win of the season against UC Riv...

The 22-year drought ends

Gilberto Manzano

October 15, 2009

In 1987 Cal State Northridge was host to the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference meet. The races were held on campus and it went through the corn fields on Lassen and Zelzah. That was the last time CSUN cross country hosted a meet. It’s been more than 20 years since the conference meet and what used to be corn fields are now dorms. The Mata...

CSUN attempts to climb up the conference standings

Kendall Capps

October 15, 2009

This weekend the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (6-8, Big West 2-2) will have a great opportunity to move up in the Big West standings. The Matadors travel to UC Riverside (5-6-3, 0-3) to take on the Highlanders Friday before heading to Cal State Fullerton (3-7-3, 1-2). Northridge is coming of...

Why Brett Favre is the greatest quarterback ever

Michael Johnson

October 13, 2009

Minnesota Viking quarterback Brett Favre recently turned 40 years old and is playing better than most of the young quarterbacks in the NFL right now. One has to begin to wonder: Is Brett Favre the greatest quarterback of all time? I’m here to say yes, he is! Brett Favre takes 40 minutes to order at a ...

Women’s soccer: Matadors get a golden goal in a bounce-back win against the Aggies

Kendall Capps

October 12, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (6-8, Big West 2-2) evened themselves in conference play Sunday afternoon after defeating UC Davis 1-0 in overtime at Aggie Soccer Field. With the victory Northridge did not fall too far behind in conference play. The Matadors are in fifth place in the con...

Irvine frustrates Northridge with a a heart-wrenching defeat

Alejandro Arpiza

October 12, 2009

Looking to erase any remaining sting from last year’s season-ending loss to UC Irvine at Matador Field, the Northridge men’s squad came into Saturday’s match against the Anteaters hoping to knock them to 0-3 in Big West Conference play. The results were not what the Matadors were after. The team took its w...

CSUN comes away with a split against Big West foes

Kerstin Gupilan

October 12, 2009

The one thing the Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team can guarantee from their weekend matches is that they will always keep the crowd guessing, as they did this past weekend splitting matches against Cal Poly and UC Riverside. The Matadors’ mixed weekend included giving up a 2-0 set advantage in yet...

Matadors start road trip on the down side

Kendall Capps

October 12, 2009

Friday night the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (5-8, Big West 1-2) traveled to northern California to take on the University of Pacific (8-3-2, 2-0). Despite being short-handed at the goalie position, the Matadors put up a solid effort in a 1-0 loss against the Tigers. Heading into the road ...

CSUN has a chance this weekend

Kerstin Gupilan

October 8, 2009

It’s the battle of the Three Musketeers this weekend at the Matadome, only instead of being the pride of the French justice force, the women’s volleyball team will be fighting to see who ends up on top—or in this case, the bottom of the Big West standings. Northridge (4-12, 0-3 Big West) will duke it out against the other two tea...

Matadors out for revenge against Irvine

Alejandro Arpiza

October 8, 2009

It has been so long since the Northridge men’s soccer squad has played a home game that senior Dylan Riley recently joked that his team can’t even remember what it’s like playing at Matador Field. “Just (a few days ago) we were walking by the game field and it’s almost like what is this place, we...

Matadors head to No Cal

Kendall Capps

October 8, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (5-7, Big West 1-1) continues its conference play this weekend with a trip to northern California. The Matadors start their road trip Friday night against the University of Pacific. Following that match, they will travel to Davis to take on the Aggies on Sunday. Pacific (7-3-2, 1-0) is going to be a ch...

Matadors lose in a hard fought battle against No. 23 UC Irvine

Kerstin Gupilan

October 6, 2009

For anyone who was at the Matadome Tuesday night, it would seem that the women’s volleyball team had won their first Big West match of the season. However, the reality is the Matadors were handed their fifth loss in the last six matches by the No. 23 UC Irvine (14-3, 4-1 Big West) by scores of 22-25,...

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