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Men’s volleyball: Höefer-less Matadors fall to UCI

Men’s volleyball: Höefer-less Matadors fall to UCI

Jonathan Andrade

February 23, 2012

The Matadors’ road woes continued Wednesday night in a straight-set loss to UC Irvine at the Bren Events Center 25-15, 25-22, 25-23. The loss marks CSUN’s sixth road loss in as many attempts and ends its three-game road trip, only winning one set in the three matches. The Matadors (4-9, 2-7 MPSF...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors try to find first road win at Irvine

Men’s volleyball: Matadors try to find first road win at Irvine

Jonathan Andrade

February 21, 2012

The road hasn’t been kind to the Matadors so far this year, and it’ll continue to be a challenge as CSUN heads to Irvine tonight to face the Anteaters. CSUN (4-8, 2-6 MPSF) has yet to earn its first win away from Northridge this season and the Anteaters (10-3, 6-3) will be one of the toug...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors look for first road win of season at UCSB tonight

Men’s volleyball: Matadors look for first road win of season at UCSB tonight

Jonathan Andrade

February 15, 2012

The Matadors (4-7, 2-5 MPSF) may have lost at home against Stanford, but there were many shining parts of their game  they can look forward to in coming matches. CSUN, which dropped its first home game against the Cardinal Saturday night, has yet to win on the road this season as it heads up the coast to visit UC San...

Men’s volleyball: No. 4 Cardinal outduel Matadors down the stretch

Men’s volleyball: No. 4 Cardinal outduel Matadors down the stretch

Alonso Tacanga

February 11, 2012

It's not exactly a secret that the Matadors have been a completely different team this season when playing at home in contrast to when playing on the road. Heading into Saturday’s matchup against No. 4 Stanford, CSUN was 3-0 at the Matadome, 1-6 anywhere else. That standard of home vigor remained a...

Matadors rally to remain undefeated at home against Pacific

Matadors rally to remain undefeated at home against Pacific

Jonathan Andrade

February 10, 2012

The electricity at the Matadome along with three players earning double-digit numbers in kills was just what the Matadors needed in their five-set win against conference rivals Pacific. “(The home crowd) played a big roll,” CSUN outside hitter Brandon Lebrock said. “We probably wouldn’t have won...

Men’s volleyball: Struggling CSUN hosts Pacific

Men’s volleyball: Struggling CSUN hosts Pacific

Jonathan Andrade

February 8, 2012

CSUN is coming off a lopsided conference loss in Long Beach against a streaking 49ers team, but the squad returns home this weekend for back-to-back games in the Matadome beginning Friday against Pacific. The hitting game (3-6, 1-4 MPSF) was the focus for Northridge’s practices this week after the team com...

Men’s volleyball: Get to know …#11 Matt Stork

Men’s volleyball: Get to know …#11 Matt Stork

Anthony Carpio

February 6, 2012

Full name: Matt Stork Date of Birth: February 6, 1990 Place of Birth:  Parma, Italy Height: 6’5’’ Weight: 180 lbs Position: Outside hitter Major:  Psychology Year: Senior Stats: 2.63 kpg, 88.5 points FAVORITES Food: “A double-double from In-N-Out.” Music: “Everything...

Men’s volleyball: CSUN passing not at its best

Men’s volleyball: CSUN passing not at its best

Jonathan Andrade

February 6, 2012

The Matadors’ play on the hardwood as of late has been less than desirable for head coach Jeff Campbell and the rest of his staff. A week after dominating most of a five-set non-conference win against Cal Baptist at the Matadome, CSUN’s defense committed 10 receiving errors en route to a straight-sets l...

Men’s volleyball: CSUN sinks in straight sets at Long Beach

Men’s volleyball: CSUN sinks in straight sets at Long Beach

Jonathan Andrade

February 3, 2012

  LONG BEACH - The Matadors came into the second matchup against the Long Beach State with bragging rights, but were quickly silenced by an aggressive team out for revenge. Poor hitting and a horrid return game were costly as CSUN (3-6, 1-4 MPSF) fell to the 49ers (5-4, 1-3) in straight-set...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors hold off Cal Baptist with dominating fifth set

Men’s volleyball: Matadors hold off Cal Baptist with dominating fifth set

Jonathan Andrade

January 27, 2012

The saying “it isn’t over until it’s over” never rang more true for CSUN’s non-conference victory over Cal Baptist Friday night at the Matadome. The Matadors (3-5, 1-3 MPSF) won a five-set nail-biter 25-15, 25-20, 19-25, 23-25, 15-3 after they nearly gave away a match in which they were up 2-0 to the ...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors’ poor passing gives them no chance at No. 3 UCLA

Men’s volleyball: Matadors’ poor passing gives them no chance at No. 3 UCLA

Alonso Tacanga

January 25, 2012

Westwood – Despite just having gotten swept emphatically by No. 3 UCLA, CSUN outside hitter Julius Hoefer showed a lot of conviction in expressing most of the credit for the Bruins’ victory Wednesday night belonged to the Matadors. “They (the Bruins) didn’t really beat us, we beat ourselves,” sai...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors travel to Westwood to take on No. 3 UCLA

Men’s volleyball: Matadors travel to Westwood to take on No. 3 UCLA

Jonathan Andrade

January 24, 2012

Coming off a down-to-the-wire victory, CSUN is looking to get on a winning streak at UCLA tonight at the John Wooden Center. The Matadors (2-4, 1-2 MPSF) pulled off a thrilling five-set win in their last game against the then No. 8-ranked Long Beach State 49ers Friday night in the Matadome. After exchang...

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