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CSUN makes statement in big weekend, Sweeps Hawaii in season series

CSUN mens volleyball dressed in white uniform play defensively

Justin Vigil

March 26, 2018

No. 10 CSUN finished off a historic weekend with numerous milestones including the team's first Big West win, the team's first win against a ranked opponent and coach Jeff Campbell's 300th and 301st career wins.The Matadors swept No. 3 Hawaii in the Matadome Thursday and Friday night for the team's fi...

Student Travel Column: Destination Hawaii

A resort-style pool nestled between the Royal Hawaiian hotel and its sister property, the Sheraton Waikiki in Oahu, Hawaii. (Cindy Yamanaka/Orange County Register/MCT)

Julie Gauthier

October 25, 2015 Adriana Aguilar, a double major in Chicano studies and political science, talked to The Sundial about her trip to Hawaii. Q: What is your favorite place that you have visited? A: Hawaii. Q: Have you traveled a lot in y...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN champion seniors say goodbye, prepare for big stage

DJ Mal-Ski takes a selfie with the Women's Matadors' senior class during their final home game on March 5, 2015. (Trevor Stamp / Multimedia Editor)

Mateo Melero

March 6, 2015

In the final regular season game of their college career, CSUN's senior starters performed like champion matadors, dancing around a tired-old bull not ready to meet its end. CSUN put down the California State University, Long Beach 49ers 77-61 Thursday in an emotional senior-tribute that saw off their...

Men’s Basketball: Outlining Big West competition for CSUN

Andrew Martinez

November 15, 2014

After battling the likes of Louisville, Arizona and San Diego State in arguably the toughest non-conference schedule the men’s basketball team has ever scheduled, the Matadors will have their work cut out for them come Big West conference play.   CSUN’s biggest conference threats come...

Women’s Basketball: Big West favorites face tough schedule in and out of conference

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Alik Ourfalian

November 11, 2014

As the preseason favorites in the Big West Conference Preseason Poll, the Matadors were selected to repeat as conference champions, receiving 13 of the 14 first-place votes in October. “Our goals this season are to win the conference and the Big West championship, and go to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA...

Women’s Volleyball: Hawaii’ gets revenge in 3-1 win over CSUN

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Candice Criss

November 9, 2014

After a four set match, the Matadors (14-8, 5-5) were issued a 3-1 loss against the Hawaii’ Rainbow Wahine (17-6, 9-3) on Saturday night. The Matadors came into the bout with the Rainbow Wahine off of a 3-1 loss to Long Beach State. CSUN traveled to Hawaii’ and were outhit .336-.176 by the same team that they swept in October. Junior outside hitter Cieana Stinson walked away with 14 kills while senior middle blocker Casey Hinger put up 12 kills and hit a team-high .391 at 23 swings. Right behind Stinson and Hinger was junior outside hitter Danetta Boykin with 10 kills and three service aces. Leading the team in digs was senior libero Kelcie Randazzo with 18 while freshman middle blocker Rachel Diaz executed four blocks. The host Rainbow Wahine won the first set at 16-25 following a set two win by the Matadors at 25-22. Set three was a close battle as the score were evenly matched 13 times throughout the set. It was not until the score was matched at 20-20, thanks to a kill by Hinger, that Hawaii’ was able to keep a lead. Hawaii’ ultimately won the third set at 23-25 and finished off the game entirely with a set four win at 18-25. The Matadors will be having their next game against UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Matadome.

Women’s Soccer: Senior Day versus Hawaii ends scoreless

Freshmen Vanessa Mercado, quick on her feet, blows past her opponent in Sundays game against Hawaii on Nov. 2. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 3, 2014

Emotions ran high both on and off the field as the Matadors (7-10-2, 4-3-1) drew to a 0-0 result in double overtime against Hawaii (7-10-1, 2-5-1), Sunday in their final Big West Conference matchup. CSUN honored seniors Melissa Lopez, Brittanie Sakajian, Leandra Walker, Hannah Wissler and junior R...

Women’s Volleyball: Home crowd and high powered offense edges CSUN over Hawaii

The Matadors earned their post game celebration after sweeping Big West Conference leaders, Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine, in their home opener on Oct. 10, 2014. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp

Candice Criss

October 12, 2014

The Matadome was filled with supporters while the Matadors swept No. 21 Hawaii on Friday, October 10 during their first home game of the season. The game resulted in a 25-17, 25-20, 25-21 victory that gave Hawaii their first conference loss of the season (4-1). The win not only impressed the ...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors defeat Hawaii for second time in program history

Junior Cieana Stinson attacks the ball for the Matadors during their home opener against Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine on Oct. 10, 2014. Stinson recorded 12 kills and 31 total attacks for a hitting percentage of .194. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Pete D. Camarillo

October 11, 2014

A crowded Matadome with a new Blacktop floor set the stage for a CSUN (12-4, 3-1) upset over the No. 21 Hawaii Rainbow Wahini (12-4,3-1) team in the Matadors' home opener. The Matadors entered the game 1-15 all-time against Hawaii, who they also shared the Big West Conference crown with las...

Matadors look to upset ranked Hawaii

The CSUN women's volleyball team will play against the Cal Poly Mustangs this Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. File Photo/ The Sundial

Alik Ourfalian

October 9, 2014

The Matadors will take on No. 24 Hawaii Rainbow Wahine on Friday in a Big West showdown at the Matadome. The Matadors lost their first conference match against the Long Beach State 49ers 3-1 on Saturday, making their Big West record 2-1. Middle blocker Casey Hinger believes a win against natio...

Baseball: CSUN halts losing streak, defeats Hawai’i

Matadors Brycen Rutherford (Center) makes a pickoff move to the first baseman  Will Colantono (Bottom Left) as a Hawai'i baserunner leaps for the base. (Photo Credit: Zuying Chen / Contributor)

Kevin Linares

April 18, 2014

Both the Matadors (14-23, 3-7 Big West) and the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (14-20, 2-8) have had a tough time winning in the month of April and looked to put an end to it in the series opener at Matador Field. The Matadors were fighting to put a halt to their five game losing streak while the Rainbo...

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