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Saying goodbye to a true Matador captain

Saying goodbye to a true Matador captain

Tyler Wainfeld

November 13, 2018

It was a blazing hot Sunday afternoon on Sept. 2 and the men’s soccer team was winning 3-1 at home over Utah Valley with nearly 30 minutes left to play. Then, something happened, something that hadn’t happened in three years at CSUN. Sophomore Daniel Trejo latched on to a through ball by s...

Men’s soccer falls early in Big West Tournament

Men’s soccer falls early in Big West Tournament

Tyler Wainfeld

November 1, 2018

The Matadors crashed out of the Big West Tournament in the first round after losing to UC Davis 3-2 at home. “Tough loss. Tough season,” head coach Terry Davila said. The Matador players were emotional after the game, with many of them sitting on the field after possibly playing their la...

Men’s soccer answers in must-win game; earns home seed in Big West Tournament

Men’s soccer answers in must-win game; earns home seed in Big West Tournament

Tyler Wainfeld

October 29, 2018

The Matadors shut out No. 13 UC Irvine 2-0, in their fourth win over a ranked opponent this year, and confirmed their status as the No. 4 seed in the Big West tournament. “We beat a great team tonight,” coach Terry Davila said after the game. “They were dangerous; I thought we were a...

Matadors fall in overtime on Senior Day

Matadors fall in overtime on Senior Day

Ethan Hanson

October 24, 2018

CSUN senior midfielder Marissa Favela winded up and took her corner kick in her final game at home. The shot twisted beautifully but none of her teammates could find the ball in a crowded box.Just like many games before, the Matadors were unable to capitalize on the opportunities given to them leading t...

Matadors get blanked at home by UC Riverside

Matadors get blanked at home by UC Riverside

Tyler Wainfeld

October 19, 2018

The men's soccer team lost 1-0 to UC Riverside on Wednesday, their first Big West loss at home this season, and their second loss at home overall. The Highlanders took the lead after only 8 minutes when defender Ehi Isibor pulled up with a hamstring problem, allowing Riverside’s Edward Bonito to...

Matadors of the Week

Matadors of the Week

Justin Vigil

October 17, 2018

Michael MerchanSenior, Cross CountryMerchan continued his excellent season Saturday, Oct. 13 when the senior placed third overall at the Highlander Invitational in Riverside. This is Merchan's best finish (24:33:3) all season and his first appearance in the top five since last September. The team now has jus...

CSUN’s miracle goal not enough to beat Hawaii

CSUN’s miracle goal not enough to beat Hawaii

Alex Guerrero

October 1, 2018

Women's soccer dropped their Big West home opener 1-2 despite a thrilling last-minute goal sending the game to yet another overtime for the Matadors.The team lost a road game to conference rival Cal Poly earlier in the weekend marking their first loss on the road this season.The loss to Hawaii marked...

Men’s soccer drops second in a row after first scoreless game this season

Men’s soccer drops second in a row after first scoreless game this season

Tyler Wainfeld

September 24, 2018

CSUN was shut out for the first time this year after losing at home to the University of San Diego 1-0.The loss comes just three days after losing 2-1 on the road at Loyola Marymount, marking the team's first losing streak of the season. CSUN started the week off on a high note after getting a nation...

Games to watch

Games to watch

Justin Vigil

September 18, 2018

Men's soccerThe men's team will play one more road game before heading home for the final non-conference game of the season. CSUN will face the Loyola Marymount Lions Thursday, Sept. 20. at 7 p.m. The Lions (1-6) find themselves on a six-game losing streak with only three goals scored through the roug...

Men’s soccer knocks off another ranked opponent; win streak moves up to three

Men’s soccer knocks off another ranked opponent; win streak moves up to three

Tyler Wainfeld

September 18, 2018

Daniel Trejo and Wolfgang Prentice each scored a goal on Sunday to propel the Matadors to a 2-1 comeback victory on the road over No. 11 UCLA. The men’s soccer team is now ranked No. 13 in the Top Drawer Soccer Top 25 after a pair of wins over the weekend against ranked No. 17 Cornell and UCLA teams....

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Women’s soccer home struggles continue after Texas Tech shuts out Matadors

Ethan Hanson

September 14, 2018

CSUN goalkeeper Amanda Delgado had bodies flying at her in all directions in the 17th minute. A shot rang off an unseen boot and Delgado was ready to react and punch the ball away. Just minutes later, Delgado was tested again when four red jerseys all collided upon her, and she stood her ground.Delgado and her defense ...

Rodriguez shines in men’s soccer’s split weekend

Rodriguez shines in men’s soccer’s split weekend

Tyler Wainfeld

September 11, 2018

The Matadors returned home following a loss at Washington University on Friday, before getting an overtime win at Seattle University on Sunday. Forward Johnny Rodriguez scored three goals on the road trip, earning the transfer Big West Offensive Player of the Week honors.The game against the Washington...

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