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Irvine beats CSUN in regular season finale

Irvine beats CSUN in regular season finale

Tyler Wainfeld

March 11, 2019

Despite redshirt freshman Lamine Diane breaking CSUN’s single-season record with his 19th double-double of the season, the men’s basketball team closed out their regular season with an 86-74 loss to UC Irvine Saturday night at the Bren Events Center. The loss drops them to seventh place in ...

Gauchos spoil Senior Night on last-second shot

Gauchos spoil Senior Night on last-second shot

Tyler Wainfeld

March 9, 2019

Gaucho junior Max Heidegger hit a three in the dying seconds as UC Santa Barbara beat the Matadors 76-74 in their final home game of the season, spoiling Senior Night Thursday at the Matadome. In a hotly-contested battle between two teams pushing for the third seed in the Big West Tournament, the Gauch...

Matadors come back to earn key win

Matadors come back to earn key win

Jairo Alvarado

March 9, 2019

The CSUN’s women’s basketball team took down UC Irvine 68-58 Wednesday night behind the force of Channon Fluker.The star senior picked up her 74th career double-double as she led the game in scoring with 21 points and rebounds with 11, with six of those coming on the offensive end.The Anteater...

Baseball defeats St. John’s in ugly affair

Baseball defeats St. John’s in ugly affair

Bryanna Winner

March 7, 2019

The Matadors beat St. John's 11-9 for their second win in a row, pushing them over .500 as their 13-game home stand to begin the season ended Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field.After not allowing more than four runs in any of their previous four games against UCLA and Michigan, the pitching staff was...

Matadors of the Week

Matadors of the Week

Bryanna Winner

March 5, 2019

Katia Andon-MateosJunior, Water PoloAndon-Mateos had an outstanding game against No. 20 Indiana in the last game of the Indiana Classic on March 3. She scored five goals in the game to help secure the 11-10 win in a back-and-forth match to knock off the Hoosiers. Earlier in the day, Andon-Mateos scored on...

Matadors drop series to No. 17 Michigan

Matadors drop series to No. 17 Michigan

Tyler Wainfeld

March 4, 2019

The baseball team beat the University of Michigan 5-2 in the third and final game of the weekend series Sunday afternoon at Matador Field, though the No. 17 Wolverines won the first two games to win the series 2-1. The series started on Friday with a 2-1 victory for Michigan on the back of eight shu...

Back-to-back sweeps for Long Beach over men’s volleyball

Back-to-back sweeps for Long Beach over men’s volleyball

Jairo Alvarado

March 4, 2019

The No. 11 Matadors traveled to No. 1 Long Beach Friday night to open conference play and were swept in straight sets before experiencing the same result in the reverse match at the Matadome Saturday night. The 49ers held the Matadors to a .211 hitting percentage on Friday, adding 9.5 blocks and forcin...

Gomez’s last-second shot punches ticket to tourney

Gomez’s last-second shot punches ticket to tourney

Tyler Wainfeld

February 28, 2019

Sophomore Terrell Gomez hit a jumper with two seconds left in the game as the men’s basketball team beat Riverside 70-68 Wednesday night at the Matadome. The game that also saw Gomez break the record for 3-pointers made in a single season in CSUN history. "It's a blessing. Now I'm in the recor...

Costly error gives UCLA win over Matadors

Costly error gives UCLA win over Matadors

Tyler Wainfeld

February 27, 2019

The baseball team nearly came away with an upset over No. 3 UCLA, but a defensive mistake by the Matadors led to the Bruins winning 4-3 Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field. The Bruins found themselves ahead 2-0 in the third inning after freshman Matt McLain hit a 2-run single off of senior Jackson Cunningha...

Baseball claims 3-1 series victory over Gonzaga

Baseball claims 3-1 series victory over Gonzaga

Bryanna Winner

February 25, 2019

Sophomore Wesley Moore threw a two-hit shutout on Saturday to beat Gonzaga 3-0, going on to win the doubleheader on Sunday after dropping the first game on Friday, winning the series 3-1 this past weekend at Matador Field.The first game was suspended Friday night due to darkness with the game tied 8-8 ...

A night of broken records for Diane in overtime win over Davis

A night of broken records for Diane in overtime win over Davis

Tyler Wainfeld

February 25, 2019

On a night where Lamine Diane broke the single-season record for both points scored and field goals made in a season, the men’s basketball team endured an intense game against UC Davis, coming away with an 81-76 overtime win over the Aggies Saturday night at the Matadome. The redshirt freshman ...

A week to remember for Channon Fluker

A week to remember for Channon Fluker

Tyler Wainfeld

February 23, 2019

Entering high school, Channon Fluker had never played organized basketball. She had no plans to even try out for the team at John Muir High School in Pasadena her freshman year until her older brother, Collin, got through to her and encouraged her to give it a shot. "It was just finally listening to my bro...

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