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Pair of Matadors garner women’s volleyball honors

Pair of Matadors garner women’s volleyball honors

Nicholas Thompson

December 2, 2015

Two women’s volleyball players earned All-Big West Conference honors.Senior outside hitter Cieana Stinson and Freshman outside hitter Aeryn Owens were both named to All-Big West Conference teams.Stinson made the first team All-Big West Conference team for the second year in a row.Owens earned ...

CSUN ends season on a high note, defeating CSUF in five sets

CSUN ends season on a high note, defeating CSUF in five sets

Sarah Goulding

November 22, 2015

In their season finale on Saturday, Nov. 21, against Cal State Fullerton, the CSUN women's volleyball team pulled off their second consecutive five set comeback after being down two sets to none, 25-23, 25-23, 26-24, 25-23, 17-15.At Titan Gym, CSUN fell in both of the first two sets, with their scor...

CSUN rallies for thrilling senior night victory

CSUN rallies for thrilling senior night victory

Sarah Goulding

November 21, 2015

Down two sets to none, in their final Black Top appearance of the season, the Matadors came from behind to beat UC Riverside in five sets, 23-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-12. “We’re a multi-faceted team, we have a lot of parts, we have depth in the positions and a lot of positions. We saw a ...

CSUN athletics marred by investigations, violations

CSUN athletics marred by investigations, violations

Julius Lasin

November 18, 2015

Over the past year, CSUN athletics has been marred by multiple violations of university and NCAA policy. Most notably, the men’s basketball was under intense scrutiny after the university launched an academic investigation that resulted in several players being held out of dozens of contests last...

The week ahead in Matador sports

The week ahead in Matador sports

Julius Lasin

November 17, 2015

November 18 Men's basketball vs. Vanguard University (Matadome, 7 p.m.) November 20 Women’s volleyball vs. UC Riverside (Matadome, 7 p.m.) Women’s basketball @ Idaho (University of Idaho, 6 p.m.) November 21 Women’s volleyball @ Cal State Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton, 7:30 p.m...

CSUN swept by Long Beach State

CSUN swept by Long Beach State

Sarah Goulding

November 14, 2015

After sweeping the California State University, Fullerton Titans, the Matadors (6-20, 5-9 Big West) fell to Long Beach State 49ers (21-6, 11-3 Big West) in just three sets (25-23, 25-16, 25-22). “I thought we could've won the first set. I thought we could've won the third set. We were obviously...

Matadors defeat winless Titans, ends losing streak

Matadors defeat winless Titans, ends losing streak

Giovanni Garcia

November 11, 2015

CSUN (6-19, 5-8) snapped its four-game losing streak, defeating the winless California State University, Fullerton Titans (0-24, 0-12) in three sets, 25-19, 25-18, 25-17 on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Although winless, the Titans applied early pressure in each set but the Matadors' ability to stay composed helped...

The week ahead in Matador sports

The week ahead in Matador sports

Julius Lasin

November 9, 2015

November 10 Women’s volleyball vs. Cal State Fullerton (Matadome, 7 p.m.) November 13 Men’s basketball @ Northern Illinois (Dekalb, Ill., 7 p.m.) Women's volleyball vs. Long Beach State (Matadome, 7 p.m.) Men's cross country @ NCAA Regionals (Seattle, Wash., TBA) Women's cross count...

CSUN falls to Hawaii in straight sets, loses fourth in a row

CSUN falls to Hawaii in straight sets, loses fourth in a row

Giovanni Garcia

November 8, 2015

After losing the previous three games on the road, CSUN (5-19, 4-8) came back home and had its losing streak extended to four as they got swept by the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (22-1, 12-0) in three sets, 25-14, 25-17, 25-19, on Saturday, Nov. 7. From the get go, Hawaii's size was an obvious ...

Public records show administrative error cost women’s volleyball

Public records show administrative error cost women’s volleyball

Julius Lasin

November 6, 2015

CSUN women’s volleyball had 19 wins in the 2014-2015 season vacated by an administrative error.Documents obtained by the Sundial through a public records request reveal that an administrator's error inaccurately ruled a player eligible to play for the team during the season. The wins were vaca...

Matadors drop final two sets, lose to Highlanders

Matadors drop final two sets, lose to Highlanders

Julius Lasin

November 4, 2015

In spite of a strong start to the match, CSUN (5-18, 4-7) was not able to close out the UC Riverside Highlanders (8-16, 3-8), losing on the road in five sets, 25-19, 21-25, 24-26, 25-22, 19-17.Things got off to an inauspicious start the Matadors, as UC Riverside was able to capture the first set with ...

The week ahead in Matador sports

The week ahead in Matador sports

Julius Lasin

November 3, 2015

November 3Women's volleyball @ UC Riverside (UC Riverside, 7 p.m.)November 5Men's basketball vs. Cal State Los Angeles (Matadome, 7 p.m.)November 6Men’s golf @ at Kā'anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational (Kā'anapali GC, all day)Women's basketball vs. The Master's College (Matadome, 7...

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