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Victor Herrera Jr

April 16, 2018

Monday 4/16 Women’s Golf Big West Championship @ Irvine ALL DAY Men’s Golf @ UCSB Intercollegiate ALL DAY Tuesday 4/17 Baseball @ San Diego State at 6 p.m. Women’s Golf Big West Championship @ Irvine Men’s Golf @ UCSB Intercollegiate ALL Thursday 4/19 Men’s Volleyball vs...

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CSUN womans basketball dribbles ball across the court

Justin Vigil

March 13, 2018

3/16 CSUN vs Notre DameCSUN enters the big dance facing off with No. 1 seed Notre Dame. The Matadors will face their toughest test of the season when visiting the (29-3) Fighting Irish. The Irish have disposed of almost all their opponents this year, winning 15 of their games by 20 points or more. Cha...

Jovani McCaskill’s ‘glow’ guiding CSUN to Big West

Illustration shows CSUN goalie kicking the ball

Michael Serrano

October 25, 2016

Some people may find comfort in performing pre-game rituals, while others might find that listening to music before a game calms their nerves much better. For Jovani McCaskill, however, concentration means zoning out. McCaskill, who recently broke CSUN’s program record for most shutouts, 12,...

Men’s soccer comes up short against UC Irvine

CSUN player attempts to steall the ball from opposing team

Evelyn Hernandez

October 16, 2016

The CSUN men’s soccer team (5-6-3, 2-2-2 Big West) suffered a loss against UC Irvine on Saturday night in a game that had seven yellow cards and a red card. The Matadors opened the scoreboard with a goal in the 6th minute by freshman forward Bar Shem Tov with an assist from defender Jumoke Hutton. ...

ICYMI: CSUN drops Big West opener to Fullerton

Baseball athlete swings at home base while team watches from the bench

Diego Marquez

April 4, 2016

Opening up Big West play, the Matadors (20-5) faced off against the Cal. State Fullerton Titans (13-11) in the first of a three game series at Goodwin Field on Friday night. In a back-and-forth affair, the Matadors looked poised to give the perennial powerhouse, Fullerton Titans, a run for their money. Entering...

CSUN blanks Pepperdine on the road

CSUN standing together while the national anthem is played at the beginning of the game. File Photo / Ashley Grant Photo credit: Ashley Grant

Lynn Rosado

February 24, 2016

Along with two homers and an RBI single, CSUN’s baseball team shut out the Pepperdine University Waves to secure a 3-0 road win Tuesday.After losing a three-game series against CSU Bakersfield to start the season, the Matadors were able to put runs on the board for the starting pitcher, sophomore...

The Matadors take down No. 11 UC Irvine in four sets at the Matadome

Both freshman setter Sam Porter (left) and freshman middle blocker Eric Chance (right) earn three blocks each and help the Matadors to win against UC Irvine Wednesday night at Matadome. (Kanako Miyazaki / The Sundial)

Kelsey Earl

February 18, 2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the CSUN men's volleyball team upset the No. 11 UC Irvine Anteaters in four sets. The first was close in the beginning, as the Matadors men's volleyball stayed tied with UC Irvine until a block from Josiah Byers gave CSUN the one-point advantage at 5-4. The block was followed...

Sophomore pitcher utilizes two sports to calm nerves

Sophomore Joe Ryan is a former water polo player that uses his water techniques to help him on the baseball field. (Ashley Grant / The Sundial)

Harry Bennett

February 17, 2016

Joe Ryan, a 19-year-old right-handed pitcher for the CSUN baseball team sits on the side of the pool at the Student Recreation Center thinking back on what got him where he is today. He glares at the subtle ripples expanding throughout the water that are reminding him of the countless relationships...

Freshman forward wins second straight Big West player of the week

The freshman frontcourt player becomes the first women's basketball player to win consecutive Big West Player of the weeks since 2007. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Harry Bennett

February 2, 2016

CSUN women's basketball Channon Fluker has won her second consecutive Big West Player of the week award; topping off a Matador's season-high three game winning streak. The 6'4" freshman out of Maranatha High School established her dominance on both sides of the ball against conference rivals UC Irvine...

Reggie Theus signs contract extension

Reggie Theus coaching the basketball team at CSUN along side with his son, Reggis Theus Jr.

Julius Lasin

October 30, 2015

CSUN men's basketball head coach Reggie Theus and the athletics department have agreed to a four-year contract extension. "I'm very excited about it," Theus said. "Anytime your university bosses agree the direction is going well, and have lofty visions for the program and where we can take the program." Over...

CSUN men’s basketball adds Reggie Theus’ son

Reggie Theus' son has transferred to CSUN Photo credit: File Photo/The Sundial

Julius Lasin

September 2, 2015

Reggie Theus Jr., son of CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus, has transferred to CSUN. Theus Jr. spent last year at the University of South Carolina, after graduating from Fairfax High School in 2013, where he averaged 18 points per game. His father last coached him in AAU basketball in Southern...

Baseball: Matadors lose 7-3 against UC Irvine ending five game win streak

File Photo/The Sundial

Jordan Ball

May 21, 2015

The Matadors (32-23, 7-15 Big West) could not overcome their slow start losing 7-3 against UC Irvine (32-22, 14-8 Big West). Missed opportunities helped hinder the Matadors. They had three innings in a row where the batters left a runner on third base and had six innings, in total, leaving runners...

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