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This week in Matador sports

Two opposing water polo athletes play in pool

Julius Lasin

April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13 Softball @ UCLA - UCLA, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 Beach volleyball @ Concordia – Concorida University, 1 p.m. Men's & women's track and field @ Cal State LA Open - CSU Los Angeles, all day Friday, April 15 Baseball @ UC Santa Barbara - UC Santa Barbara,...

CSUN softball splits double-header against University of Hawaii, wins series

Student softball athlete bats at home base

Matthew Wojtasiak

April 10, 2016

The CSUN softball team (23-17, 3-3 Big West) split a pair of games at the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (18-21, 2-4 Big West) on Saturday, winning the first game 4-1, and losing the second, 6-0. Overall, the three game series was a successful one for the Matadors, as they came away winning two...

Matador softball sweeps Cal State Bakersfield in double header

Student softball athlete pitches

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 30, 2016

Matadors softball (20-14) continued its recent stretch of strong play, winning both games Tuesday against the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (8-21) 7-3 and 4-1. In the first game CSUN opened scoring in the top of the second inning with an RBI-single by freshman left fielder Sabrina Garcia, giving...

ICYMI: CSUN splits double-header with University of Illinois

CSUN softball players huddle together

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 27, 2016

The Matadors softball team played two games Tuesday against the University of Illinois, the Fighting Illini, winning the first game and losing the second. In the first game, CSUN (18-13) defeated the University of Illinois (18-9) 4-3. Coming into this game, the Fighting Illini won seven of its previous...

CSUN softball upends Loyola Marymount, winning streak at three games

Sophomore Center fielder Taylor Glover led the Matadors with two RBIs in their 5-2 win over LMU. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 19, 2016

The Matadors softball (15-12) winning streak now sits at three games, after winning a 5-2 game against the Loyola Marymount University Lions (19-9) in their second of two games played Friday in the Mizzuno Classic. The Matadors' defense was outstanding for the duration of the game, making several...

Freshman pitcher throws no-hitter, CSUN invokes mercy rule over Idaho

CSUN had a ton to celebrate about, where their strong pitching and hitting resulted in a shortened game against the University of Idaho Bengals. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 19, 2016

Timely hitting, solid defense, smart base running, and a no-hitter by the Matadors starting pitcher were all on display in a nearly flawless win. CSUN (14-12) had it all during the 8-0 mercy rule win against the Idaho State Bengals (10-14), in their first game Friday at the Mizzuno Classic tournament. Freshman...

CSUN softball loses pitchers’ duel to Oregon State

CSUN was clipped by the Oregon State University Beavers, after the two teams' pitching staffs traded strong performances. (File Photo/The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 13, 2016

Excellent pitching was on display from both teams Saturday, but unfortunately for CSUN softball, it was on the losing end of a 1-0 game against the Oregon State University Beavers. After two tough losses for the Matadors on Thursday, they played a solid game against one of the best teams in the country,...

CSUN softball struggles defensively, falls to Toledo

CSUN softball lost both games on Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 due in large part to late defensive miscues. (File Photo /  Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

March 11, 2016

CSUN's softball had rough play that ended Friday's first game and carried over to the second game, as the Matadors (12-11) played perhaps its sloppiest game of the season thus far. A seventh-inning rally made the game close, but the Matadors still lost to the Toledo Rockets (4-14), 6-5. The Matadors...

CSUN Softball Splits Friday’s Games at DeMarini Desert Classic

Junior Taylor Glover was three-for-four in the first game of CSUN's double header on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. They lost the first game to Weber State, but won the second against Portland State. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

February 20, 2016

After falling behind early, CSUN's softball team's (3-3) comeback attempt fell short as CSUN lost, 9-8, to the Weber State Wildcats (5-2), in the first game Friday at the DeMarini Desert Classic in Las Vegas. The Matadors trailed the Wildcats by five runs twice in the game but fell one-run short. T...

This week in Matador sports

CSUN's Emily Cole, Claudia Ramos, and Cheyenne Allen prepare for the ball pass alongside UC Irvine's team. (Natalie Jimenez / The Sundial)

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 @...

CSUN loses two straight at Kajikawa Classic

Junior Taylor Glover was three-for-four in the first game of CSUN's double header on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. They lost the first game to Weber State, but won the second against Portland State. (File Photo / The Sundial)

Kanako Miyazaki

February 14, 2016

The CSUN softball team lost 6-1 to California and 6-2 to Oregon State on Sunday at Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, AZ. In the first inning of the opening game, sophomore infielder Savannah Horvath was hit by a pitch and stole second base, which was her first stolen base of the season. She then scored...

CSUN softball opens with back-to-back victories

Sophomore catcher Katie Hooper gets a hit against San Diego State University in Los Angeles, California on Sat. May 16, 2015. (File Photo/ The Sundial)

Matthew Wojtasiak

February 14, 2016

The CSUN softball team kicked off the 2016 season with its first game in the 2016 Kajikawa Classic and a 3-2 victory over the Creighton Bluejays on Friday, Feb. 12 morning in Tempe, Arizona. The Bluejays started off the game quickly in the top of the first inning as they put together three hits on...

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