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CSUN men’s soccer defeats UNLV 3-2 in exhibition game

Alejandro Arpiza

August 30, 2009

If the events which transpired in CSUN’s first and only men’s soccer exhibition match are any indication of what the regular season has in store, then Coach Terry Davila’s squad will be as competitive as ever. In the 89th minute of Friday game, redshirt sophomore Rafael Garcia stepped into a free kick from ...

CSUN women’s volleyball begin the year with a second place finish in Bronco Invitational

Kerstin Gupilan

August 30, 2009

The women’s volleyball team placed second overall in its season-opening visit to the Boise State Bronco Invitation in Boise, Idaho, over the weekend. During the two-day tournament, the Matadors attained their runner-up status by defeating host school Boise State and Northern Arizona University....

Men’s soccer play exhibition game against the Running Rebels, Friday 5 p.m. at Matador Field

Alejandro Arpiza

August 26, 2009

Like a football team ready for its first game after a grueling summer of practices, the CSUN men’s soccer squad is boiling with anticipation to play a team other than itself. In a recent Tuesday team scrimmage, things got a little testy among Matadors players competing in one of their last tune-ups before the season gets under way. But it wa...

Matadors travel up to Boise, Idaho to play in Bronco Invitational

Kerstin Gupilan

August 26, 2009

The CSUN women’s volleyball team is packing up its gym bags and hitting the road for the next three weekends to officially kick off their season. The Matadors open the year in Boise Idaho, where they will play three games in the Bronco Invitational. The Matadors first are scheduled to face the University of Tulsa, Friday at 4 p.m. The next day CSUN...

CSUN women’s soccer opens their home schedule against Loyola Marymount Thursday and Oregon State Sunday

Kendall Capps

August 26, 2009

Coming off of a weekend split in San Diego, the Cal State Northridge women’s soccer (1-1-0) team starts its home schedule against a couple of tough non-conference foes. Later today, the Matadors play host to Loyola Marymount University out of the West Coast Conference and on Sunday they will face Oregon...

CSUN softball coach Barbara Jordan goes a perfect 21-0 with Team USA

Gilberto Manzano

August 25, 2009

This past summer Cal State Northridge softball head coach Barbara Jordan joined Team USA as an assistant coach during three tournament championships. The team had a perfect record of 21-0, and Jordan had the pleasure of coaching some of the best softball players in the world, including Jennie Finch,...

After a forgetful season Matadors look to improve drastically in 2009

Kerstin Gupilan

August 24, 2009

It’s been three years since the CSUN women’s volleyball team has had a winning season. For the upcoming 2009 year, the team is looking to improve substantially on last year’s disappointing 9-21 record, during which it won only two home games. “It was a mixed season last year,” said head...

Four former CSUN Baseball players get picked in MLB amateur draft

Alejandro Arpiza

August 24, 2009

Not every player who is taken in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft out of college or high school has the luxury of a multi-million dollar signing bonus staring him in the face. Players such as former San Diego State pitcher Stephen Strasburg, recipient of the 2009 Golden Spikes award — college...

With 12 Seniors Leading the Way Men’s Soccer on the Verge of Breaking out in 2009

Alejandro Arpiza

August 21, 2009

Cal State Northridge men’s soccer coach Terry Davila will not come out and say it. He won’t even go as far as predicting a better season than last year’s injury-plagued 8-7-4 record. “I’ll let our actions speak, not our words,” said Davila, who is entering his eleventh season as coach at CSUN. But for those in...

CSUN athletics looks to improve during the new year

CSUN athletics looks to improve during the new year

Craig Strazzeri

June 11, 2009

The CSUN athletic program will look to build on the success of the 2008-09 school year, when the Matadors entered the national spotlight. Most notably, the Men’s Basketball team gained national exposure by winning the Big West Conference Tournament and becoming eligible for the NCAA Tournament. ...

Men’s volleyball continuing hard work during off season

Men’s volleyball continuing hard work during off season

Craig Strazzeri

June 4, 2009

Just because the CSUN volleyball season officially ended last month does not mean that the players are taking it easy. Opposite hitter and fourth year player, Theo Edwards, works out four times a week at the student-athlete gym facility on campus. His hour-long workout includes lifting weights, jumping...

Matadome is below Division-I standards; can anything be done?

Alonso Tacanga

May 14, 2009

The Matadome is what four CSUN teams call their home court. As of late, however, some of these athletes have gotten creative and they’ve moved on to calling the near 50-year old room inside Redwood Hall a “high school gym” or – even more inspired – a “joke.” “I don’t know how the...

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