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CSUN gains ground on first-place Fullerton after 2-1 win

Nicolas Camacho (21) makes a pass while under pressure by a Fullerton player. (Alejandro Aranda / The Sundial)

Julius Lasin

October 22, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, the Matadors (7-6-2, 3-3-1) defeated the California State University, Fullerton Titans (9-6-1, 4-2-1) by a score of 2-1, due in large part to a pair of second half goals by seniors David Turcios and Trevor Morley. Despite a strong second half showing, the Matadors were not as...

Men’s soccer seeks to gain divisional momentum against Fullerton

After losing to the Titans last week, the Matadors travel to Fullerton in search of some revenge. Photo credit: Juan Pardo

Vincent Nguyen

October 20, 2015

In a tie between the top two teams in the Big West Conference South Division, CSUN (6-6-2, 1-3-1 BWC) will return to Titan Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 21 to break a winless streak against California State University, Fullerton (9-5-1, 4-1-1 BWC) that date backs to last season.CSUF senior forward Nigel ...

Late goal propels CSUN to 1-0 victory over UC Riverside

Although the Matadors had difficulty creating scoring chances, they proved to be more adept at finishing, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 victory against UC Riverside. Photo credit: David Hawkins

Nicholas Thompson

October 18, 2015

In a defensive battle, CSUN (6-6-2, 2-3-1) scored a late goal to secure a 1-0 win over conference rival UC Riverside Highlanders (5-9-1, 1-5-0) on Saturday.However, UC Riverside came out aggressively, tallying a total of seven shots by five different players in the first half alone, but the accuracy ...

CSUN looks to stay alive in the Big West against UC Riverside

Freshman midfielder Andrew Rizeq dribbles past a Cal State Fullerton defender. The Matadors will look to stay alive in the Big West against the UC Riverside Highlanders. Photo credit: David Hawkins

Nicholas Thompson

October 16, 2015

The Matadors (5-6-2, 1-3-1) look to keep pace in the Big West conference with a win against conference rival UC Riverside Highlanders (5-8-1, 1-4-0). After both the Matadors and UC Riverside lost conference games on Wednesday, both will be looking to bounce back.The Matadors kept their second place spo...

Men’s soccer can’t close out first half, loses to CSUF 1-0

A goal allowed by the Matadors late in the first half wound up being the difference against the Titans. Photo credit: Juan Pardo


October 15, 2015

In an evenly contested game, CSUN (5-6-2, 1-3-1) couldn't recover from a first half goal and lost 1-0, against the California State University Fullerton Titans (8-5-10, 3-1-1) Wednesday night. The Matadors started the game strong on both sides of the field, but had a defensive lapse in the final minute...

Men’s soccer set to square off against Cal State Fullerton

CSUN soccer player (number 3) attempts to steal ball away from opposing team.

Giovanni Garcia

October 13, 2015

After rallying to earn their first conference win on Saturday, CSUN (5-5-2, 1-2-1) will host the California State University, Fullerton Titans (7-5-1, 2-1-1) on Wednesday. CSUN is back home after a two-game road trip that resulted in a draw and a comeback win after a pair of second half goals by senior...

Men’s soccer overcomes deficit, pulls out win behind David Turcios

CSUN soccer player attempts to steal ball away from opponent.

David Yapkowitz

October 11, 2015

The CSUN men's soccer team (5-5-2, 1-2-1) pulled off a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory on Saturday afternoon on the road against the Sacramento State University Hornets (4-7-1, 1-3). The Matadors fell behind early in the game as the Hornets scored within the first minute off a goal from freshman forward, ...

Men’s soccer can’t get first conference win, leaves UC Davis with 1-1 draw

CSUN goalkeeper Adam Hobbs blocks opposing soccer ball.

Julius Lasin

October 9, 2015

After dropping their first two conference games last week, the CSUN men's soccer team (4-5-2, 0-2-1) avoided another loss, but still left winless in the Big West, after drawing with the UC Davis Aggies (5-6-1, 1-1-1), 1-1. In a game where their defense was under siege, it was actually the Matadors...

Men’s soccer still searching first conference win

CSUN student (number 23) strays ball away fro, opponent.

Giovanni Garcia

October 7, 2015

After a pair of losses to start Big West Conference play, CSUN (4-5-1) travels to Aggies Soccer Field to take on the University of Davis Aggies (5-6). With a three-game wining streak, the Matadors looked to start conference play on a positive note, but after dropping their first two home games, the Mata...

CSUN falters late against UCSB, loses 2-1

CSUN soccer players (red and white) play hard to keep ball away from the Gauchos (blue and yellow).

Giovanni Garcia

October 4, 2015

CSUN’s (4-5-1, 0-2) second Big West Conference game ended in a 2-1 loss in extra time against the University of California Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-3-1, 2-0) on Saturday night. The Matadors were able to tie the game in the first half but would lose in extra time in the 97th minute when UCSB junio...

Men’s soccer loses 1-0 in Big West conference opener

CSUN loses its first game in four tries, after allowing Cal Poly to slip by in a 1-0 loss. Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Giovanni Garcia

October 2, 2015

CSUN (4-4-1) saw its three-game winning streak come to an end as they were beaten by the California Polytechnic State University Mustangs (6-2-1) 1-0 on Thursday night.In their first home game since Sept. 13, the Matadors were looking to build on the successful road trip that saw them go 3-0 by openin...

Taking the temperature: where men’s soccer stands before conference play

CSUN has won three straight games coming into conference play. Photo credit: David Hawkins

Giovanni Garcia

September 30, 2015

CSUN (4-3-1) ended non-conference play on a high note and will look to continue their current hot streak in Big West Conference play.After a shaky start to the season in which saw the Matadors only earn one win in their first five games, the Matadors were able to turn it around with their stellar defensive...

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