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CSUN wins in day one of Matador Invitational

Alejandro Arpiza

September 13, 2009

The first leg of the Matador Invitational got underway on Friday, which featured two out-of-state schools and fellow Big West Conference member Cal State Fullerton. The two-day men’s soccer tournament concluded on Sunday, but Northridge found success as the host school right off the b...

CSUN loses twice to Washington State in the Nike Cougar challenge but was able to defeat Idaho

Kerstin Gupilan

September 13, 2009

By winning at least one match this past weekend, the Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team (3-6) has broken their four game losing streak.  The weekend at the Nike Cougar Challenge in Pullman, Wash., started and ended very familiar for the Matadors. In their first match of the tournament...

CSUN welcomes three schools to compete in the Matador Challenge

Alejandro Arpiza

September 9, 2009

Having split its first two matches of the season, the Cal State Northridge men’s soccer squad is set to host a four-team tournament at Matador Field beginning Friday. The Matador Challenge will feature two out-of-state schools in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Fairleigh Dickinson (NJ) University, in additi...

Matadors to see tough competition in New Mexico

Kendall Capps

September 9, 2009

For the second consecutive weekend the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (3-3) will travel out of state. This time the Matadors head to Albuquerque to play in the University of New Mexico Nike Classic Tournament. Friday night, CSUN will play against the New Mexico Lobos.  Sunday afternoon the Matadors will be designated the home...

CSUN women’s volleyball heads to Washington State

Kerstin Gupilan

September 9, 2009

After going 0-3 at the USF Asics/Coca-Cola Challenge last weekend, the Cal State Northridge women’s volleyball team (2-4) has hit a tournament lull.  But with the upcoming Nike Cougar Challenge in Pullman, Wash., the Matadors hope to improve not only on their record but also their game. “We learned...

A look into the 2009 NFL season’s future

Gilberto Manzano

September 8, 2009

It’s that time of year again when the freshmen at CSUN ask themselves: “I wonder when the first football game is and who they play,” only later to be disappointed to find out CSUN doesn’t have a football team. Cheer up! The NFL kicks off tomorrow and this could be the year your NFL team wins the Super Bowl (well, probably not). If you...

Matadors defeat LMU 1-0, giving them their first victory of the season

Alejandro Arpiza

September 7, 2009

Sunday’s home-opener for the Cal State Northridge men’s soccer team (1-1-0) had little room for ball finesse or picturesque passing. The match at Matador field was a ball-possession battle from the opening whistle. With the Matadors leading a three-on-two attack, senior midfielder Sunghyun Kim’s...

CSUN women’s soccer squeeze a 1-0 victory against Vermont

Kendall Capps

September 7, 2009

Sunday afternoon the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (3-3) edged out the Vermont Catamounts 1-0, at Matador Field.  Right from the start the Matadors played with a lot of energy and intensity, controlling the majority of play.  CSUN had a few strong scoring chances early but were just...

Can October come sooner

Kendall Capps

September 6, 2009

It’s September and major league baseball is in its last month of the regular season. While most out-of-contention teams can’t wait for the offseason, some have hopes of a postseason berth. Usually around this time, everyone is talking about which team will win its division, but this s...

Matadors lose to Bluejays 2-1, giving them their second straight loss

Kendall Capps

September 5, 2009

This weekend the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer team (2-3) began a long stretch in which three of its next four games are on the road, all out of state.  Friday night, the Matadors traveled to Nebraska to take on the Bluejays of Creighton University, a team that has outscored its opponents 13-1...

Can we get a restart?

Alejandro Arpiza

September 3, 2009

Last season the Cal State Northridge men’s soccer team gave up a total of 23 goals on the year. Of those 23, 16 were scored in the second half. Despite shutting out six teams a year ago, the Matadors were clearly a team vulnerable to giving up goals in the second half of matches. In Tuesday night’s season-ope...

Matadors head to the Bay for tournament

Kerstin Gupilan

September 3, 2009

After starting the season with a successful 2-1 record in Boise, Idaho, the women’s volleyball team will pack up their bags for the second straight weekend and head to the Bay Area to compete in their second tournament of the year. The University of San Francisco will host the Asics/Coca-Cola Chall...

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