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CSUN women’s volleyball looking to close season strong

CSUN women's volleyball huddles together during a game

Martin Torres

October 5, 2016

The CSUN women’s volleyball team reached the mid-point of their season with a record of 6-10. They spent much of the first half of the season away from home, compiling a 3-4 record, and a 3-4 record on neutral ground. They opened the season with loses to Lipscomb and Pepperdine University, and a win...

CSUN Women’s Volleyball loses in Five Sets to Cal Poly

Womens volleyball team about to hit the ball

Taylor Clayton

October 3, 2016

The CSUN women’s volleyball team was handed a tough loss to the Cal Poly Mustangs Saturday. The Mustangs won the match in five sets, 28-26, 27-29, 26-24, 14-25, 7-15. The turning point in the match came during the forth set, as CSUN was within 2 points of Cal Poly at 13-11 when the Mustangs went...

CSUN women’s soccer lose close game against Long Beach State

CSUN player steals ball from opposing team

Martin Torres

October 3, 2016

**Sundial wants to formally apologize, this story is corrected from the original version. The final outcome of the game was reported incorrectly. The CSUN women's soccer team played the Long Beach State 49ers to a 2-1 loss on Sunday. Long Beach State went on the offensive early in the match with...

Matadors get revenge on UC Davis

CSUN player has control of the ball

Eduardo Miranda

September 30, 2016

When the final whistle blew at Matador Stadium on Thursday night, the CSUN men’s soccer team claimed a difficult 2-1 win over Big West rivals, the UC Davis Aggies. The returning Matador players had extra motivation for the game. It was a chance to avenge their first round tournament loss to the Agg...

Sports Calendar October 2-9

CSUN soccer player has control of the ball

Samantha Gullikson

September 27, 2016

Sunday, October 2 -Women’s tennis will be at the All-American Pre-Qualifications in Westwood. -Women’s golf, Cowgirl Invitational, All day. -Women’s tennis, San Diego State Invitational, All day. -Women’s soccer at Long Beach State, 6 p.m. Monday, October 3 -Men’s golf, Nick Watney in...

Three CSUN athletes earn Big West Athlete of the Week

The men's soccer team watches their team from the bench

Samantha Gullikson

September 27, 2016

Goalkeeper Jovani "JoJo" McCaskill won Big West Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 5 after two shutouts against San Jose State and Pepperdine. McCaskill didn’t allow a goal for 538 consecutive minutes and these matches were her third and fourth consecutive shutouts. ...

Men’s soccer defeats CSU Bakersfield 4-1

CSUN goalie watches ball

Taylor Clayton

September 26, 2016

The CSUN men’s soccer team improved to 3-4-1 Sunday night with a win over CSU Bakersfield. It was an all-around team effort for the Matadors as four different players scored goals. It was the team's second road win of the season. The Matadors attacked early as senior defender Gabe Robinson scored...

UCLA scores four on Matadors

CSUN student takes control of the ball

Eduardo Miranda

September 13, 2016

The CSUN men’s soccer team visited Drake Stadium in Westwood to play against the 9th ranked UCLA Bruins. The Matadors took more shots, corners, and saves in the first half compared to the Bruins. Unfortunately, having an advantage of 8-6 in total shots, the Matadors were unable to test UCLA keeper...

CSUN swept by Fullerton in final two games of series

Student baseball athlete pitches during game

Diego Marquez

April 3, 2016

The Matadors fell short both Saturday and Sunday in conference games against the Cal State Fullerton Titans. On Saturday, the Titans took the game 2-1, while Sunday 8-5. Game Two, Saturday There were some bright spots for the Matadors in game two, as junior Fred Smith picked up two hits for th...

Matadors complete season sweep over CSUF

Senior forward Tre Hale-Edmerson contests a shot against the California State University, Fullerton Titans on Feb. 10 in the Matadome. (Patricia Perdomo / The Sundial)

Daniel Robles

February 11, 2016

The Matadors topped the Cal State Fullerton Titans 75-67 after trailing for much of the second half. With the win, CSUN sealed a season sweep over the Titans. With 18 points and a career-high of nine rebounds while making 13-of-14 from the free-throw line, junior guard Kendall Smith lead the Matadors...

CSUN women’s volleyball vacates 18 wins from the 2014 season

Senior Casey Hinger heads to the net with UC Davis' Katie Quinn to win the ball in Friday night's game. 18 of their 19 wins in the 2014 season were vacated. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

September 3, 2015

Eighteen of 19 wins have been vacated from the CSUN women's volleyball 2014 season because of an eligibility violation Big West and NCAA enforcement found CSUN used one athlete who was ineligible to play during that season. The violation was confirmed by Amy Millstone, the associate athletic director...

Big West joins other western conferences in men’s basketball officiating

File Photo/The Sundial Photo credit: Trevor Stamp

Kenneth Berry

August 6, 2015

The Big West Conference announced Tuesday that it will enter into the men’s basketball officiating alliance with the Pac-12, Mountain West, West Coast and Western Athletic Conferences starting with the 2015-16 season. According to a statement by the Big West Conference, the regional approach ...

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