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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Goalkeeper Cooper Wenzel, 1, dives to try to block the ball during the game against CSU Fullerton at Matador Soccer Field in Northridge, Calif., on Sept. 27, 2023.

Matadors fall short in nine-goal thriller at home

Luis Silva, Reporter October 3, 2023

With non-conference play wrapped up, the Matadors opened up their Big West campaign at the Matador Soccer Field against the CSU Fullerton Titans in front of a packed stadium wearing all red in support. The...

Jorge Solorzano, 7, squares off against the Las Vegas Rebels on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023 in Northridge, Calif. Solorzano scored a goal for the Matadors during the game.

Matadors score rapidly to win home opener

Michael Smithlin, Reporter September 13, 2023

After starting the season with one win and three draws on the road, the Matadors won their home opener with a 3-1 performance over the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Thursday. The Matadors got...

CSUN mens soccer celebrates a goal by junior Jamar Ricketts during the 2022 Big West Men’s Soccer Championship quarterfinals against UC Davis on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in Northridge, Calif. File photo by Kaitlyn Lavo.

Men’s soccer has unbeaten weekend against San Diego and UCLA

Gabriel Duarte and Ryan Romero September 11, 2023

With a record of 1-0-3, the Matadors are on a nice streak to begin their year, as they are unbeaten in their first four games coming off a win and a draw against UCLA and University of San Diego this past...

CSUN defender Dylan Gonzalez, 3, and forward David Diaz, 58, celebrate the formers go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute against the Saint Marys College Gaels on Sept. 21, 2022, at the Performance Soccer Field in Northridge, Calif.

Can last season’s momentum carry men’s soccer even further this year?

Gabriel Duarte, Assistant Sports Editor August 31, 2023

After a promising season last year, coach Terry Davila has his Matador team fit for action as they try to exceed expectations. Projected to finish third by the preseason Big West Coach’s poll, the Matadors...

CSUN male soccer players celebrating

Future looking bright for Matadors men’s soccer

Justin Parrott, Reporter December 2, 2022

The CSUN men’s soccer team significantly exceeded expectations this season, making a deep run to the final four of the 2022 Big West Men’s Soccer Championship tournament. The Matadors accumulated five...

CSUN mens soccer team celebrating

Matador of the Week: David Diaz

Benjamin Miller, Reporter November 25, 2022

CSUN men’s soccer forward David Diaz is Matador of the Week after being named The Big West 2022 Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team Freshman of the Year. He became the first Matador to receive the award...

Csun mens soccer team player crying after they loose the game

Matadors’ run ends at Final Four

Justin Parrott, Reporter November 10, 2022

The Matadors played on their heels for the majority of the semifinals match against UC Riverside. Their goal to tie the game at one apiece in the 40th minute was not enough to swing momentum in their favor,...

CSUN mens soccer team celebrating

CSUN men’s soccer advances to Big West semifinals

Justin Parrott, Reporter November 4, 2022

Huddling up in a circle chanting “yes, yes, yes,” CSUN men’s soccer (9-5-4, 5-3-1 Big West Conference) was all smiles after beating UC Davis (5-9-4, 4-3-2 Big West Conference) 3-2 in the quarterfinals...

CSUN mens soccer team

Matadors earn Big West Men’s Soccer Championship bid

Justin Parrott, Reporter November 3, 2022

CSUN men's soccer heads into the Big West Championship, clinching to the No. 4 seed with a 1-0 win Saturday against the CSU Fullerton Titans. CSUN was tied for second with UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine,...

CSUN mens soccer player trying to score a goal

CSUN men’s soccer drops pivotal game to Irvine

Justin Parrott, Reporter October 25, 2022

The Matadors dropped a tough battle to UC Irvine Saturday night, losing 2-1 after entering the night on a two-game road winning streak. Looking to secure their eighth win of the season, CSUN men's soccer...

Csun mens soccer player trying to score

Matadors battle Mustangs to scoreless draw

Justin Parrott, Reporter October 14, 2022

A goal waived off due to an offside call and a botched penalty kick left the Matadors disappointed after a tough battle against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Wednesday night ended in a 0-0 draw. Looking...

CSUN womens soccer player defending the ball

Women’s soccer falls to Hawaii at home

Mark Armendariz-Gonzales, Reporter October 12, 2022

Outshooting Hawaii 15-12 was not enough for the Matadors to earn their first Big West Conference victory of the season. CSUN once again played a strong defensive first half, only to give in to costly errors...

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