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Women’s Volleyball: Matadors come back to drop Aggies in five sets

Women's Volleyball: Matadors come back to drop Aggies in five sets

Alex Vejar

September 29, 2013

The  Matadors (11-3) ran off three straight kills in the fifth and final set of their first Big West Conference game against the UC Davis Aggies (8-6), winning the match, 19-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-18, 15-11. After watching their four-point lead dwindle to one late in the set, sophomore middle block...

Women’s Volleyball: Sights set on deep playoff run

Andrew Martinez

September 1, 2013

The women’s volleyball team looks to build on their success in 2012 and make a push for the postseason this year behind an experienced core of returning starters and talented underclassmen. Despite improving their win total the past few seasons and having their best win total since 1996 with 21 wins last season, the Matadors missed the NCAA Tournament as they finished third ...

Women’s Soccer: Veteran Leadership is key for back to back Big West Titles

Women's Soccer: Veteran Leadership is key for back to back Big West Titles

Brian Bernstein

August 24, 2013

The women’s soccer team is looking forward to defending their Big West Championship this season. The Matadors kick off the 2013 season against two Pac-12 opponents, Arizona State and UCLA, both on the road. UCLA is ranked fifth in the NSCAA/Adidas College Soccer Women’s Top 25 Poll. The schedul...

Men’s Soccer: Core players return to repeat Big West Title

Men's Soccer: Core players return to repeat Big West Title

Darko Debogovic

August 24, 2013

By Darko Debogovic CSUN men’s soccer team returned its core group of players back from last year, with the hopes of making a lengthy run into the postseason. Last season Northridge won the newly-formed South Division and the Big West Tournament. A 1-0 shutout win against UC Davis in the Big West...

Women’s Soccer Notebook: First ever Big West championship capped off by NCAA berth

Casey Delich

November 14, 2012

The most successful season in women’s soccer history at CSUN ended in heartbreak for the Matadors in the first round of the NCAA playoffs, after capturing their first Big West Tournament Championship. Fielding a lineup of nine graduating seniors, the Matadors brought a seasoned roster that had...

Men’s Soccer: Northridge prepares for Cal Poly in Big West playoffs

Casey Delich

November 6, 2012

The regular season is over, and a possible win or go home scenario is now afoot for the Matadors as they host Big West Conference play at Matador Soccer Field on Wednesday. Finishing off their regular season with a 1-0 loss to visiting UC Irvine, the Matadors were still able to earn the Southern Di...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN blanks Cal Poly for first-ever playoff victory

Women's Soccer: CSUN blanks Cal Poly for first-ever playoff victory

Casey Delich

November 1, 2012

IRVINE- CSUN women’s soccer team got one step closer to its preseason goal Thursday night, earning the program's first postseason win in a 1-0 shutout against the Cal Poly Mustangs.Needing a win to advance to the championship game, head coach Keith West’s “don’t lose” game plan was simple ...

Strametz leaves a winner, retires after 31 years

Gilberto Manzano

May 17, 2011

With tears running down his eyes, an emotional Don Strametz tried to regain his composure to speak to his team after the Big West Track and Field Championships Saturday in Irvine, California. “I’m extremely excited, especially to go out this way,” said Strametz after the Matador women picked up a s...

Big West welcomes the University of Hawai’i in 2012

Gilberto Manzano

January 25, 2011

With last month’s announcement that the University of Hawaii will join the Big West Conference starting in July 2012, many issues about traveling came up, but CSUN athletics see the addition as a positive to its league. The Warriors will depart from the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) – except for football, which will join the Mountain West Conference – and expand the current all-California ...

Big West goes 4-0 in Matador Invitational

Alejandro Arpiza

September 15, 2009

Senior Sunghyun Kim seems to always be involved in the Cal State Northridge’s men’s soccer squad’s (3-1-0) scoring in some form or another. The midfielder had a team-high nine assists a season ago, and already leads the Matadors with two in the early season. And Sunday he became the striker instead of the...

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