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CSUN baseball inconsistent, loses opener to CSU Bakersfield

CSUN baseball inconsistent, loses opener to CSU Bakersfield

Harry Bennett

February 20, 2016

Despite a late inning comeback, CSUN baseball dropped its home opener to Cal State Bakersfield on Friday at Matador Field. Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, Ross Porter, who is calling the play-by-play for the Matador home games in 2016, threw out the ceremonial first pitch for the 58th season of CSUN...

This week in Matador sports

This week in Matador sports

Sunshine Chatman

February 17, 2016

Wednesday 2.17 Men's volleyball vs. UC Irvine @ home 7 p.m. Thursday 2.18 Women's tennis vs. Santa Clara University @ home 2 p.m. Men's basketball vs. Hawai'i @ home 7 p.m. Women's basketball vs. UC Santa Barbara @ UCSB 7 p.m. Friday 2.19 Men's volleyball vs. UC San Diego @...

Bumstead leads Matador baseball as offensive asset

Bumstead leads Matador baseball as offensive asset

Lynn Rosado

February 17, 2016

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Nolan Bumstead went from the snowy Canadian mountains to the sunny Southern California beaches to further his athletic and academic success. The sophomore engineering major earned the Canadian equivalent of a 4.0 while pitching for the Canadian Junior National...

Sophomore pitcher utilizes two sports to calm nerves

Sophomore pitcher utilizes two sports to calm nerves

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...

CSUN baseball gears up for Big West title run

CSUN baseball gears up for Big West title run

Harry Bennett

February 16, 2016

In preparation for the 2016 season, the CSUN baseball team gathered at Matador field to address expectations for their season. After team photos and individual portraits, players were dispersed into groups of four to meet with assistant coaches, media, and special guest Ross Porter.During his 28 years as a spor...

Week in Matador sports (1/27-2/3)

Week in Matador sports (1/27-2/3)

Sarah Goulding

January 27, 2016

January 27 - Men's basketball vs. UC Irvine (Matadome, 7 p.m.) - Men's volleyball @ UC Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.) January 28 - Women's basketball @ UC Irvine (UC Irvine, 7 p.m.) January 29 - Men's volleyball @ UCLA (UCLA, 7 p.m.) January 30 - Women's tennis vs. Loyola...

Baseball: Albie Weiss solo shot leads CSUN over Seattle University

Baseball: Albie Weiss solo shot leads CSUN over Seattle University

Eric Blatz

February 21, 2015

CSUN improved to 5-1 on the season as they defeated the Seattle University Redhawks 1-0 at Bannerwood Park on Friday night. The 5-1 record is the best start in 18 seasons, as the 1977 team was the last team to win five of their first six games to start a year. The Matadors and Redhawks went scoreless...

Baseball: Muren, Keel head team with offseason accolades

Jonathan Andrade

June 19, 2012

CSUN might not have had the season they wanted as a team but junior pitcher Alex Muren and freshman ace Jerry Keel have had nothing but good news this offseason. Muren was drafted in the 12th round by the Minnesota Twins with the 370th overall pick in this season’s MLB draft. Last season Muren pitched hi...

Matadors devoured by lowly Tigers, swept in season finale

Jonathan Andrade

May 28, 2012

Northridge (23-30, 10-14) headed into the weekend preparing to face the worst team in the Big West but you wouldn’t have known it after Pacific (16-40, 6-18) completed the three-game sweep Sunday, 6-1. The Tigers had only won three conference games all season but manhandled the CSUN offense en route to winning its first conference s...

CSUN commits costly errors, falls to UC Davis

CSUN commits costly errors, falls to UC Davis

Jonathan Andrade

May 18, 2012

Northridge has had a knack of getting on the scoreboard early at Matador Field but Friday was an exception. The Matadors (22-25, 9-10 Big West) allowed UC Davis (23-28, 9-10) to build up a nine-run lead through the first four innings en route to a 9-5 conference loss. CSUN waited until it was plenty behind to even tally its first hit of the day ...

Baseball: CSUN starts home stretch vs. UCI

Baseball: CSUN starts home stretch vs. UCI

Jonathan Andrade

May 9, 2012

CSUN only came away with six Big West Conference wins in head coach Matt Curtis’ inaugural season last year. This year, with nine conference games remaining, the Matadors (20-23, 7-8 Big West) have already passed their 2011 mark and are in the mix to make a move for double figures in the win column. “We have to go in trying to win every series if not every...

Baseball: Matadors take first two games against Riverside; look for first sweep of the season

Baseball: Matadors take first two games against Riverside; look for first sweep of the season

Jonathan Andrade

May 6, 2012

CSUN looked to have the advantage heading into the series over UC Riverside and quickly showed its dominance taking the first two games of the weekend for the series win, beginning with a 8-7 victory in 10 innings. The offense provided the runs while the pitching managed to stave off a Highlander comeback in the first meeting then shut down UCR’s lineup in Saturday’s matchup in a 7-3 win. On Saturday, CSUN’s Jerry Keel turned in ...

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