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Junior second baseman Fred Smith looks for a potential triple play in the sixth inning, February 26, 2016. Smith also had two hits in the game. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)

Julius Lasin

March 2, 2016

March 3 Beach Volleyball vs. CSU Bakersfield (CSUN, 1 p.m.) Baseball @ George Mason (Fairfax, Va., 11:30 a.m.) Women's basketball vs. CSU Fullerton (Matadome, 7 p.m.) March 4 Men's volleyball @ Penn State (Penn State University, 4:30 p.m.) Baseball @ George Mason (Fairfax, Va., 11 a.m.) Softball vs...

Men’s Golf Continues to Struggle

The Men's Golf team competed Bill Cullum Invitation at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley on Oct. 21, 2014. File Photo/The Sundial


February 3, 2016

The Matadors men's golf team struggled heavily in the two-day 2016 LMU Invitational this past week at the Reflection Bay Golf Club in Las Vegas. CSUN finished in last place at 60 over par after shooting a tournament worst 313 in round three. Matador Tim Snyder played strong through his first two...

Masters 2015: Jordan Spieth wins Masters in record fashion

Bubba Watson, left, helps Jordan Spieth, right, into his green jacket after Spieth won the Masters on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Jordan Ball

April 13, 2015

In the 79th Masters Tournament, at 21 years-old, Jordan Spieth becomes the second youngest champion in Masters history (-18) behind a captivating performance. Spieth dominated Augusta National from Thursday’s opening round until Sunday’s closing round, becoming the first wire-to-wire Mas...

The 2015 Masters: Spieth leads Opening Round, nearly breaks Masters record

Phil Mickelson tees off on #3 during the first round at the Masters Golf Tournament, Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Jordan Ball

April 9, 2015

In just his second Masters appearance, the 21-year-old Jordan Spieth became the youngest player in Masters history to lead after the first round. Every year, we are treated to stellar performances and defining moments at the Augusta National golf course, this year is not different. From last year’s...

The impact of Tiger Woods

But Woods isn’t a hero any more than he is a pariah. He doesn’t seem to be loathed as much as he is watched with a wary eye, as if each viewer is thinking “okay, let’s see if you’ve got anything left to offer.” 
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April 9, 2015

For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods has been ranked outside of the PGA Tour’s top 100 players. Out of nearly 250 full membership players, Woods is now ranked at 111. Watching Woods’s decline from the highest ranked player on the PGA Tour to a humbling position at 111 is, tenuously, like...

Men’s Golf: Matadors Finishes 11th at the Del Walker Intercollegiate

Men's Golf: Matadors Finishes 11th at the Del Walker Intercollegiate

Kenneth Berry

March 4, 2015

Having posted scores of 297 and 290 in the first two rounds, the Matadors completed the team round with a score of 301 and 888 overall, finishing dead last at the Del Walker Intercollegiate at Virginia Country College win Long Beach on Tuesday. University of California, Riverside won first place with...

Men’s Golf: CSUN finishes 12th in home tourney

Senior Aden Louz teeing off during the Bill Cullum Invitation at Wood Ranch Golf Club in I Simi Valley on Oct. 21, 2014. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Andrew Martinez

October 22, 2014

Playing at their home course, the Matadors could not jump in the standings through three rounds as the team collectively finished 12 over par at the Bill Cullum Invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Course in Simi Valley Tuesday. CSUN progressively got better through each round, jumping from 18 ...

Men’s Golf: Matadors late-surge not enough to move up from 14th place

Kyle Hufnagel

September 18, 2014

The Men’s golf team slumped to a fourteenth place finish on Tuesday’s final round of the Saint Mary’s Invitational in Seaside, California. The Matadors closed the three-round, two-day Invitational 49-over par, posting rounds of 311-299-303, while hosts Saint Mary’s fell agonizingly short by a...

Dr. Brandon E. Martin is changing the culture of CSUN athletics

Brian Bernstein

August 28, 2013

Elite is the attitude that Dr. Brandon Martin, the newly appointed athletic director, wants to bring to Cal State Northridge’s athletic program. “We want to be an elite program. We want to be a national contender, and not just in one sport,” Martin said. “In all 18 of our sports. We want t...

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