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Women’s water polo falls to No. 10 UC Irvine

Women’s water polo falls to No. 10 UC Irvine

Bryanna Winner

April 1, 2019

The No. 22 Matadors lost to No. 10 UC Irvine at Matador Pool 15-6 on March 30 in their second to last home game of the season. The first quarter was pretty much even as the Anteaters led 4-3 after the end of the first frame.The second quarter was where the Anteaters started to run away with it as the M...

Softball impresses in weekend action

Softball impresses in weekend action

Bryanna Winner

March 26, 2019

The Matadors scored 22 runs to sweep Saint Mary's College in their three-game series over the weekend before No. 1 UCLA demolished CSUN 14-2 in the final game of the weekend at Matador Diamond.In the first game, sophomore Jillian James pitched her second shutout and seventh complete game of the seaso...

Matadors of the Week

Matadors of the Week

Tyler Wainfeld

March 26, 2019

Isaiah Nunez (left) - Senior, BaseballWesley Moore (right) - Sophomore, BaseballBoth Nunez and Moore were exceptional on the mound over the weekend as the Matadors swept Santa Clara University in their three-game series. Moore was the starter for the Saturday game and struck out seven batters while a...

Softball head coach named as assistant for national Olympics team

Softball head coach named as assistant for national Olympics team

Bryanna Winner

March 26, 2019

Tairia Flowers is not only the head coach for the softball team here at CSUN, she is also a former Olympian and Women's National Team (WNT) member.As a college player at UCLA from 2000-2003, Flowers helped the Bruins get to three Women's College World Series, winning it once in 2003. During her inter...

Matadors earn first sweep of 2019

Matadors earn first sweep of 2019

Tyler Wainfeld

March 26, 2019

The baseball team rebounded from a four-game losing streak by scoring 23 runs and sweeping Santa Clara University in this past weekend’s three-game series at Matador Field. While records do not always tell the whole story, this series was expected to be an easy one for the Matadors as the Bronc...

Softball goes 2-2 in CSUN/Loyola Marymount Tournament

Softball goes 2-2 in CSUN/Loyola Marymount Tournament

Bryanna Winner

March 20, 2019

The Matadors finished 2-2 in the CSUN/Loyola Marymount Tournament at home on Matador Diamond, improving their record to 13-14.The first game saw the Matadors take on Dartmouth College on Friday, March 15. It was scoreless in the bottom of the second until the Matador offense exploded as they scored se...

Matadors show promise in early exit from Big West Tournament

Matadors show promise in early exit from Big West Tournament

Tyler Wainfeld

March 17, 2019

It was an early exit for the men’s basketball team in the Big West Tournament as they lost to second-seeded UC Santa Barbara in the first round by a final score of 71-68 at the Honda Center on Thursday. In a game that CSUN head coach Mark Gottfried said was a representation of his team’s season as...

Baseball drops contest to San Diego State

Baseball drops contest to San Diego State

Bryanna Winner

March 15, 2019

The Matadors were defeated by San Diego State University 11-5 at Matador Field on Tuesday, pushing their record down to below .500 at 8-9. This is their second loss in a row following the 10-1 drubbing to Washington State University on March 10. The game was scoreless until the Matadors pushed through d...

Matadors of the Week

Matadors of the Week

Tyler Wainfeld

March 12, 2019

Dimitar KalchevSenior, VolleyballKalchev finally broke the record for aces by a Matador after a week of waiting, doing so by getting five in a sweep over Saint Francis University on Friday before getting the same number in a sweep over Lindenwood University on Saturday. The Bulgarian native now has 19...

Men’s basketball head coach named in corruption scheme

Men’s basketball head coach named in corruption scheme

Tyler Wainfeld

March 12, 2019

Men’s basketball head coach Mark Gottfried has been named as part of a scheme to give “impermissible payments to players” during his time as head coach at North Carolina State, according to a report filed by ESPN on Friday. The report claims that former NC State assistant coach Orl...

Lamine Diane: Remember the name

Lamine Diane: Remember the name

Susanna Behnan

March 12, 2019

Lamine Diane finally sits down in a chair propped along the sidelines of the Matadome after putting in some extra time to work on his shooting following a Thursday late afternoon practice. The 6-foot-7-inch redshirt freshman is fully aware that much is expected of him every day. He looks down as he...

Late rally not enough as Hawaii ruins Senior Night for the Matadors

Late rally not enough as Hawaii ruins Senior Night for the Matadors

Bryanna Winner

March 12, 2019

It was a back-and-forth game between the women's basketball team and the University of Hawai'i Rainbows. Ultimately, the rally that started in the second half was not enough as the Rainbows came out on top 69-68.Both teams had many turnovers, with the Matadors having five against the Rainbows' six in th...

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