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Donation spurs renovation for women’s volleyball locker room

NCAA increases theh eligibility all winter sports, allowing the CSUN women's volleyball team to have more players eligible this season.

Alejandro Zizumbo

August 25, 2015

The CSUN Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on August 21 that a donation will fund the renovation of the women's volleyball locker room. As a sign of appreciation, the locker room will be renamed "DeYoung Family Women's Volleyball Locker Room" in honor of the donors, Dennis DeYoung and his f...

AS honors women’s volleyball team at Monday meeting

Francesca Vega the director of government and community relations at CSUN talking to the A.S. counsel about how she could offer her assistance at the A.S. meeting on Monday, March 24 at the USU Grand Salon. (Photo Credit: Dache Jackson/Daily Sundial)

Tushita Vidhale

March 24, 2014

 (AS) praised the CSUN women’s volleyball team and applauded their success during the 2013 season at their weekly meeting Monday. The team, along with coach Jeff Stork, were presented with a certificate and a bouquet of roses by Christopher Woolett, AS president and Talar Alexanian, vice presi...

Women’s Volleyball: Northridge bounces back with sweep

Andrew Clark

October 8, 2012

The CSUN women’s volleyball team was swept by UC Santa Barbara on Friday, then swept Cal Poly on Saturday in Big West conference play.The Gauchos won their ninth straight match against the Matadors and were led by outside hitter Leah Sully who had a game-high 16 kills.  Middle blocker Britton Tayl...

Matadors earn Labor Day victory on new Matadome floor

Andrew Clark

September 4, 2012

CSUN women’s volleyball team defeated Idaho (2-5) in four sets 28-26, 25-17, 21-25, 25-20 in their first game in the newly refurbished Matadome. Junior outside hitter Mahina Haina led the Matadors (4-2) with 19 kills while junior opposite hitter Natalie Allen added 17 kills, three service ac...

W-Vball: Matadors sweep in season finale against Air Force


Alonso Tacanga

November 25, 2011

The Matadors (16-13) wrapped up their best season in seven years with a non-conference sweep over visiting Air Force (3-27) Friday afternoon at the Matadome. CSUN, for the most part, made quick work of the Falcons in the first two sets before having to rally back in the third to get its sixth home sweep of the season. The Matadors were up 9-5 in the final...

W-Vball: Matadors end Big West season with perfect Senior Night against Mustangs


Alonso Tacanga

November 19, 2011

With the game already in the bag Saturday night, the Matadors’ focus shifted from “let’s get this over with” to “let’s have our seniors get this over with.” Ahead 24-19 in the third set of its last Big West Conference game of the year against Cal Poly and having had its prior two kill attempts blocked, CSUN took a timeout to set up a definitive senior-to-senior game-winner. Setter Sa...

W-Vball: Matadors can’t pull off comeback, have hearts broken by UCSB


Alonso Tacanga

November 19, 2011

CSUN setter Sydney Gedryn declined comment as she was consoled by her parents outside the Matadome. Casey Hinger, the vocal CSUN middle blocker, also passed on sharing her postgame thoughts. It was all very understandable Friday, a night that started out like a Jason Vorhees movie and began to turn into a Katy Perry song right befo...

W-Vball: CSUN trails UCSB by a game in standings, take them on at home

The Matadors need to win their last two Big West games to get at least a share of second place in the standings. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina/ Visual Editor

Ron Rokhy

November 17, 2011

The Matadors (14-12, 8-6 Big West) plan to keep their hopes of finishing in second place in the Big West Conference alive as they once again face the Gauchos (16-11, 9-5) Friday night at the Matadome. The teams faced off on Nov. 9 with UC Santa Barbara coming up with the 3-0 victory and knocking CSU...

W-Vball: Matadors lose match for second place to Gauchos


Alonso Tacanga

November 9, 2011

Santa Barbara – Trailing 1-0 and down 23-17 in the second set, CSUN decided it was time to make its move Wednesday night at the Thunderdome.The Matadors scored four of the next five points, drawing them within 24-21 of UC Santa Barbara. Then they got a block, making the Gauchos cringe on the floor at th...

W-Vball: Haina, Matadors survive night of errors, sweep Pacific


Alonso Tacanga

November 5, 2011

CSUN outside hitter Mahina Haina was having one miserable game and referee Rick Olmstead wasn’t helping her state of mind. With the Matadors leading 1-0 and ahead 26-25 in the second set of their Saturday night match-up against Pacific, CSUN setter Sydney Gedryn put down an apparent set-winning point to the opposite side's deep corner. Hain...

W-Vball: Matadors not surprised with obliteration of Aggies as they inch up in Big West standings


Alonso Tacanga

November 4, 2011

Following the Matadors’ 3-0 dismantling of 20-win Big West Conference rival UC Davis at the Matadome, CSUN head coach Jeff Stork was asked about the ease with which the his team repelled the Aggies Friday night. His response made it seem like the remarkable night was just another day at the office for CSUN (12-11, 6-5 Big West). “N...

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