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Men’s volleyball: CSUN overcomes deficits to get by LBSU in five

Men’s volleyball: CSUN overcomes deficits to get by LBSU in five

Alonso Tacanga

January 20, 2012

A mistake-filled first set gave the impression the Matadors would be in for a long night (or a very short one) against No. 8 Long Beach State Friday night at the Matadome. On its way to a 25-15 first-set loss, CSUN had practically given the frame away by recording eight serving errors. “Missing serv...

Men’s volleyball: CSUN’s early struggles prove too much against Trojan defense

Men’s volleyball: CSUN’s early struggles prove too much against Trojan defense

Jonathan Andrade

January 13, 2012

The Matadors headed into Friday night’s matchup as the underdog against No. 6 USC and quickly showed why as they were swept in straight sets at the Galen Center. CSUN (1-4, 0-2 MPSF) failed to keep up with their Mountain Pacific Sports Federation foes early in the match and nearly stole the f...

Men’s Volleyball: Northridge losses final home game in three straight sets to UC Irvine

Men’s Volleyball: Northridge losses final home game in three straight sets to UC Irvine

Jay Guillory

April 10, 2011

The hype of honoring their three seniors in the last home match of the season did not produce a win for the lowly Matadors. The Cal State Northridge men's volleyball team (7-21, 5-16 MPSF) lost the ninth home game of the season on a night when they honored Tanner Nua, Kaleo Baxter and Jeff Baxte...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN to face Hawaii in back-to-back games

Jay Guillory

March 30, 2011

The CSUN men's volleyball team travels to Hawaii this week for a double-header against the Warriors (12-11, 10-8 MPSF) for a conference match. CSUN is coming off a three straight match losses and looks to get back on track. "We all are just playing for pride ride right now. We as a team are still...

Matadors split two matches with No.2 BYU

Jay Guillory

March 20, 2011

The Matador men’s volleyball team (6-16, 4-11 MPSF) split against the No. 2 BYU Cougars (14-7, 10-6 MPSF) by taking the first match in straight sets Friday, but lost the second match Saturday. The Cougars bounced back to beat CSUN in a dominating win 25-17, 25-16, 25-19. After CSUN’s good performance the night before, it was clear the...

Men’s volleyball: Matadors win at Matadome with first sweep of the season against Harvard

Jay Guillory

March 13, 2011

The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team (5-15, 3-10 MPSF) welcomed Harvard Saturday night at the Matadome with the team’s first 3-0 sweep of the season, dominating with an all-around performance. The Matadors hit a season-high .382 hitting percentage (37-8-76) as they cruised through the Crimson (8-6), snapping a five-match losing streak 25-16, 25-20, 25-17. CSUN credits its shutout performance to a strong week in practice. ...

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