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Softball: Matadors split doubleheader against San Diego squads

Softball: Matadors split doubleheader against San Diego squads

Steven Espinoza

March 28, 2014

  The Matadors (22-11) picked up a win against the San Diego Toreros (15-16) 4-2 and a loss against the San Diego State Aztecs (25-9) 5-0 in a pair of nonconference games Wednesday evening at San Diego State University Softball Stadium. The Toreros started Cassidy Coleman in the circle as their ...

Baseball: Offense comes through in tight victory over Waves

Baseball: Offense comes through in tight victory over Waves

Steven Espinoza

March 26, 2014

  CSUN (11-14) was able to successfully hold off the Pepperdine Waves (17-7) for the win with a final score of 4-2 Tuesday in the Eddy D. Field Stadium. Pepperdine was able to get on the scoreboard first. The Waves scored runs in the first and second innings, shutting down CSUN early with ...

Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

Baseball: Maltese, relievers shut down Cougars in 2-1 win

Andrew Martinez

March 24, 2014

  Usually on the wrong end of one-run games this season, the Matadors found some luck in their past two games.  Rather than a walk-off like the win last Wednesday, the Matadors scored early and hung on for a 2-1 victory over the Washington State Cougars, in a make-up game Monday at Matador F...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors give gutsy effort but fall to Gamecocks in NCAA Tournament

Junior guard Janae Sharpe dribbles up-court during the first half of CSUN's first round game against the No. 1 seed South Carolina Gamecocks.  Photo Credit: Mateo Melero

Mateo Melero

March 23, 2014

  The Matadors gave testimony to the age-old adage that all good things eventually come to an end. Suffering heavily from the height of the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Matadors gave up the game 73-58 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “I am extremely proud of our student athletes an...

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

Women's Water Polo: No. 7 CSUN dominates Cal Lutheran for ninth straight victory

Andrew Martinez

March 22, 2014

  The Matadors (17-5) handily defeated the Cal Lutheran Regals 22-8 on Thursday at Matador Pool, tying a school record set for goals in a game and bring their winning streak to nine. The game started off at a rapid pace for CSUN, with senior attacker Lindsy Duncan scoring her first of three go...

Despite odds stacked against them, CSUN matches up well with USC

Despite odds stacked against them, CSUN matches up well with USC

Mateo Melero

March 19, 2014

  Cal State Northridge The Matadors have turned a bad start this season into a matchup up against one of the best teams in the country in the NCAA Tournament , and it will take all that they have to pull a win over the South Carolina Gamecocks. Standing sixth in the NCAA rankings and eighth with ...

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Andrew Martinez

March 16, 2014

Having won the past three rubber matches they’ve played in, the Matadors were looking for similar success against the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers. However, in a game slightly reminiscent of a high-scoring loss just ten days before at the Loyola Marymount Lions, CSUN (8-13) was unable ...

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Josh Greene, center in frustration after a costly turnover resulting a 61-59 loss over Cal Poly on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (David J. Hawkins/PhotoEditor)

Alex Vejar

March 15, 2014

ANAHEIM - The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reg...

Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

Mateo Melero

March 15, 2014

  It was a long last minute. Trailing by 13 down the wire, the Cal Poly Mustangs began to foul in aim of stalling what was inevitable. They were close only moments before, having rallied with five minutes left to dig themselves out of a 20-point deficit with a 10-0 run, and come within a...

Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

Alex Vejar

March 14, 2014

    ANAHEIM - The Matadors did it again. After blowing a 16-point lead to the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors Thursday night only to end up squeaking by in overtime, the Matadors lost a 15-point lead to the Long Beach State 49ers the very next night. And again, they escaped. “Every game it’s a concern,” h...

Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

Steven Espinoza

March 13, 2014

The Matadors (15-9) defeated the Utah State Aggies (5-11) in a doubleheader Wednesday at Matador Diamond with scores of 2-1 and 5-4. Junior pitcher Brianna Elder (11-3) took the circle for game one for CSUN and pitched a complete game. Utah’s Noelle Johnson (4-7) took the loss after pitching si...

Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Baseball: CSUN's offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Emmanuel Reid

March 11, 2014

  Cal State Northridge (7-11) couldn't keep a winning streak going as the San Diego State Aztecs (10-3) proved to be a dominant opponent, blanking the Matadors 12-0. San Diego State went on an offensive tear early in the game, scoring seven runs by the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore r...

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