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Matadors get off to a good start in Dallas

Alejandro Arpiza

September 20, 2009

The Northridge men’s soccer team started its longest road stretch of the season Friday and will have an unheard of seven consecutive games away from Matador Field. The Matadors decided to make themselves at home in Texas over the weekend. CSUN went into the Prego Italian Express Invitational in Dallas dete...

CSUN beats Hawaii to snap losing streak

Kieran O'Dwyer

September 20, 2009

The CSUN women’s soccer team (4-5) shut out the University of Hawaii 1-0 on a sweltering Friday afternoon at Matador Field.  Junior forward Farryn Townley scored the lone goal of the game in the first half, and a very impressive performance by junior goalkeeper Kellie Drenner kept Hawaii scorel...

CSUN out to prove So Cal is the best

Alejandro Arpiza

September 16, 2009

When a men’s soccer team from Southern California steps on the scene of an out-of-state tournament, the attention can soon be drawn towards them – and rightfully so. So Cal is arguably the cradle of the best soccer played from AYSO to high school and college. The talent pool and level of ...

CSUN women’s soccer in need of a win

Kendall Capps

September 16, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (3-5) will play host to the University of Hawaii this Friday, looking to bounce back from a couple of defeats last weekend in New Mexico. After suffering heart-wrenching losses to stiff competition, the Matadors hope to get back into the win column this week. Having a fe...

Matadors looks to rebound at home after losing six of their last seven matches

Kerstin Gupilan

September 16, 2009

Even after fighting to come back from a 2-1 set deficit, the Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team was unable to close the deal against the Loyola Marymount Lions, bringing the Matadors’ record to a dismal 3-7. “I think the girls were trying real hard, they want to make changes,” ...

Marquez will be no match for the undefeated Mayweather

Michael Johnson

September 16, 2009

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is back to shut down another opponent. He will fight Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas this Saturday. It has been close to two years since Mayweather has boxed and people are wondering if he’s still got it. The answer is yes. Let’s remember when Muhamma...

Mayweather’s day of reckoning is coming when he returns to face Marquez

Alejandro Arpiza

September 16, 2009

There is nothing quite like shutting up the constant flapping of an open mouth in the sports world. And in the world of boxing, many have had their traps smacked shut — even wired shut. The sweet science has been a pit of judgment for countless fighters who disrespected their opponent and the sport, enraging hard-core fans in the p...

Big West goes 4-0 in Matador Invitational

Alejandro Arpiza

September 15, 2009

Senior Sunghyun Kim seems to always be involved in the Cal State Northridge’s men’s soccer squad’s (3-1-0) scoring in some form or another. The midfielder had a team-high nine assists a season ago, and already leads the Matadors with two in the early season. And Sunday he became the striker instead of the...

CSUN goes winless in New Mexico

Kendall Capps

September 15, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (3-5) had a weekend in Albuquerque that they’d just as soon forget. The Matadors went winless in the University of New Mexico Nike Classic, first losing to the host New Mexico Lobos 2-0; and then swallowing a tough 1-0 defeat in overtime against Kent Sta...

Quick road trip to LMU before home opener

Kerstin Gupilan

September 15, 2009

The Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team (3-6) will play its home debut on Friday. But tonight, they have one last road match, against Loyola Marymount University (7-3) at the Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles.  After a mixed weekend at the Nike Cougar Challenge, the Matadors hope to bounce...

Summer practices show in first meet

Gilberto Manzano

September 15, 2009

On Saturday the Cal State Northridge men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Asics/UC Irvine Invitational, their first meet of the year, and the women placed a high sixth while the men came in at 18th. The Matador women were led by junior Lilyana Morejon, who finished an impressive...

CSUN player gets on baseball’s top prospects list

Kieran O'Dwyer

September 13, 2009

A star is rising on the CSUN baseball team: first baseman Dominic D’Anna was recently recognized by Baseball America as one of the top 220 college prospects in the nation. “I was really excited when I heard,” D’Anna said. “I guess it’s a pretty prestigious list.  It’s a...

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