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Men’s Basketball: Elliott, Drew shine in 74-63 win against UCSB

Men's Basketball: Elliott, Drew shine in 74-63 win against UCSB

Vincent Nguyen

January 17, 2015

  The Matadors (5-13, 1-2 Big West) grabbed their first away win of the season at UC Santa Barbara (8-8, 1-1 Big West) Thursday night, beating the Gauchos 74-63 in their third Big West conference game of the season. Senior forward Devonte Elliott and junior guard Landon Drew had a memora...

Women’s Basketball: Freshmen key to crushing UC Santa Barbara 84-48 in conference win

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Mateo Melero

January 16, 2015 Footage courtesy of Lauren Bennett The CSUN Matadors (12-5, 2-1) secured another victory Thursday night, with major contribution from promising freshman that brought a wire-to-wire 84-48 victory against the winless UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (0-15, 0-2). Upcoming promisin...

Big West weary of NCAA stipends: Feature

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Shaka Dixon

November 24, 2014

Threatened with secession, the NCAA in August granted its most powerful conferences (ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC) partial rule-making autonomy and thus solidifying their near-dominion over the embattled collegiate governing body. “Knowing the pressures that they were under, we had to ...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN wins first game of season against Montana State in home opener

Starting guard Aaron Parks, makes a hard jumper inside the paint, shooting over two defenders, ending with 8 points against Montana on Nov. 19. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Andrew Lim

November 19, 2014

After Stephan Hicks missed all of his field goal attempts vs. the No.2 Arizona Wildcats on Sunday, Hicks and the CSUN Matadors (1-2) were on a mission vs. the Montana State Bobcats (0-3). The Matadors pulled out a 72-65 victory over the Bobcats at the Matadome in CSUN's home opener Wednesday eveni...

Men’s Soccer: Draw with Fullerton ends CSUN’s postseason hopes

Matadors David Turcios, right, fights for the ball on the boundary line against Titans Jesse Vega, left, at the Matador Soccer Stadium on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Northridge, Calif. The tie game prevented the Matadors from advancing to the playoffs that holds the Big West Tournament. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

November 6, 2014

  An equalizer right before halftime was not enough to give 10-man CSUN (7-9-3, 3-5-2 Big West) an entry into the Big West Tournament as the Matadors were held to a 1-1 draw against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (8-7-5, 3-4-3 Big West) after double overtime in the season finale at Matador...

Women’s Soccer: Senior Day versus Hawaii ends scoreless

Freshmen Vanessa Mercado, quick on her feet, blows past her opponent in Sundays game against Hawaii on Nov. 2. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 3, 2014

Emotions ran high both on and off the field as the Matadors (7-10-2, 4-3-1) drew to a 0-0 result in double overtime against Hawaii (7-10-1, 2-5-1), Sunday in their final Big West Conference matchup. CSUN honored seniors Melissa Lopez, Brittanie Sakajian, Leandra Walker, Hannah Wissler and junior R...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors stay in playoff race with 2-0 win over No. 14 UC Irvine

Sophomore Patrick Hickman moving pass his defense man, and chasing down the ball on the sideline on Nov. 1 game against UC Irvine. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Vincent Nguyen

November 2, 2014

A free-kick stunner from junior midfielder Marino Peixoto and a goal from senior forward Sagi Lev-Ari gave CSUN (7-9-2, 3-5-1 Big West) a 2-0 win over the No. 14 UC Irvine Anteaters (12-4-2, 4-4-1 Big West) on Senior Night to give the Matadors a chance to make it to the Big West tournament. ...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors fall to league-leading 49ers in four sets

Matadors Lauren Conati, center top, sets the ball for Rachel Diaz, bottom, against Long Beach State on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Matadome in Northridge, Calif. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Candice Criss

November 2, 2014

Serving and passing is where the Matadors fell short during Saturday’s 1-3 loss against the Long Beach State 49ers. This loss for the Matadors (14-7, 5-4 Big West) allowed Long Beach to keep their No. 1 spot in the Big West conference with a win-loss record of 9-0  (19-4 overall). Jun...

Players reflect before Senior Night

Brittanie Sakajan, senior, forward. File Photo/The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

October 29, 2014

With the season coming to a close, the CSUN Women's Soccer team will say goodbye to four players that have played an integral part of the team for the last few years. Midfielders Melissa Lopez and Hannah Wissler, forward Brittanie Sakajian and defender Leandra Walker will play their last home game Su...

Men’s Basketball: One minute with Stephen Maxwell

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Pete D. Camarillo

October 28, 2014 The Sundial sits down with Preseason Big West All-Conference team forward Stephen Maxwell. The CSUN senior shares some of his interests in this speed interview. Watch to find out who Maxwell thinks is the funniest player on the team. He also goes into his favorite music...

Women’s Soccer: Loss to Long Beach drops CSUN in conference standings

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Trevor Talan

October 24, 2014

Last night's road loss against at Long Beach State (8-5-5, 4-1-2) knocked back the Matador's (7-9-1, 4-2-0) lead in the Big West Conference tying them for second with Cal Poly at 12 points. 49ers freshman forward Ashley Gonzalez put up the match's only goal in the 33rd minute to post a 1-0...

Women’s Soccer: Big West win breaks 10 game road loss streak

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Trevor Talan

October 4, 2014

Overcoming what has eluded them since September of 2013, CSUN women's soccer (4-7-1, 1-0 Big West) took a big road win at Santa Barbara (6-4-2, 0-1 Big West), Friday, in their Big West Conference debut. With apropos timing, the Matadors secured their first Big West win coming off a 10 game losing str...

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