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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...

Athletes: Matadome sucks

Administrator

May 8, 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 Matadome got its n...

Matadors? season all but over at this point

Administrator

May 7, 2009

As the Matadors baseball team approaches the conclusion of the 2009 season, it's become clear it never quite made it over the hump. The very first series of the season against Pepperdine was somewhat symbolic of what this season encompassed.' CSUN dropped the first game of that series after a Pepperd...

Matadors are a looong shot

Gilberto Manzano

May 7, 2009

The Cal State Northridge softball team (27-20, 7-11 Big West) will wrap up its 2009 regular season this weekend as it travels to UC Davis (21-30, 5-13) to play a three-game series. The Matadors and the Aggies will play a doubleheader Friday and will conclude the series Saturday afternoon. If the Matado...

MPSF Semifinals: CSUN eliminated as Waves come back and win 3-1

Alonso Tacanga

April 30, 2009

The Matadors seemingly had nothing left in the tank and Pepperdine overwhelmed them in a 30-23 fourth-set win. The Waves won three straight sets and won the game 3-1 to advance to the MPSF championship game. Pepperdine win 30-23: Eric Vance got himself one last kill, but the Matadors lost the set and...

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