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Women’s Basketball: Sophomore Janae Sharpe leads team on and off court

Jonathan Bue

November 7, 2012

  CSUN guard Janae Sharpe has a backup plan just in case basketball doesn’t work out for her. But after being named Big West Freshman of the Year last season and earning preseason All-Conference team honors, that plan is looking more and more like the retirement kind. Outside of a...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

Women's Basketball: Matadors look to build on strong 2011 campaign

Ammons Smith

November 7, 2012

  The CSUN women’s basketball team is looking to improve from a second-place finish in the Big West Conference last season. Northridge has already been predicted to finish first in the conference while Guay and Sharpe were picked for the Big West Preseason All-Conference Team. Head ...

Women’s basketball: Standout freshman performance breaks down CSUF on Senior Day

The Matadors celebrate their two graduating seniors, Bridgette Conejo and Jasmine Erving, after their victory against CSUF Saturday night at the Matadome. CSUN is now locked into second place for the Big West Tournament. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Senior Photographer

Anthony Carpio

March 3, 2012

It was Senior Day for the Matadors as well as their last game of the season. After two losses on the road, CSUN had only one thing on its mind: winning. And that’s exactly what they did. After a consistent first half and aggressive second, CSUN (17-12, 11-5 Big West) cruised past Cal State Fu...

Women’s basketball: Matadors take season series against Pacific

Matador guard Janae Sharpe drives into the paint looking for a layup in their game against Pacific Thursday night. Sharpe led her team to a

Anthony Carpio

February 16, 2012

  The last time these two teams played, CSUN trailed Pacific by 13 points, but the Matadors made a push to come back and win the game. Thursday night ended the same way, but this time Northridge (15-10, 9-3 Big West) was up by as much as 13 points in its 64-56 win over Pacific (14-10, 7-5) at the Matadome. CSUN bounced back a Big West Conference loss to Long Beach State, with guard Ja...

Women’s basketball: Matadors fall short in double-overtime against UCSB


Anthony Carpio

January 21, 2012

The last two games for the Matadors had been close. Coming back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Pacific and a three-point shootout in its victory against Cal Poly, CSUN was getting good at winning close games in the Big West Conference. What looked to be another close win for CSUN (10-9, 5-2 Big W...

Women’s basketball: Matadors go 3-0 in Big West in win over Long Beach State


Ron Rokhy

January 7, 2012

For the third game in a row, the Matadors (8-7, 3-0 Big West) used lockdown defense to amend for their offensive struggles in a 57-50 victory over Long Beach State (7-9, 2-1) Saturday night at Walter Pyramid Arena. Despite scoring 57 points, CSUN held the 49ers to 34 percent shooting and caus...

Women’s basketball: Matadors off to 2-0 conference start with win over Highlanders


Ron Rokhy

December 31, 2011

Despite being outrebounded for the fourth game in a row, the Matadors (7-7, 2-0 Big West) continued their defensive prowess at home as they held UC Riverside (2-11, 0-2) to 33 percent shooting Saturday night in a 63-55 victory. Also for a second consecutive game, CSUN struggled offensively but pulled out a win by stiflin...

Women’s basketball: Sharpe’s dagger finishes the Anteaters in first Big West matchup


Anthony Carpio

December 29, 2011

It was a defensive display from CSUN guard Janae Sharpe and center Camille Mahlknecht that led the Matadors (6-7, 1-0 Big West) to a 55-49 victory against UC Irvine (4-9, 0-1) Thursday night at the Matadome. In its Big West Conference season opener, CSUN pushed its defense effort to come away with 16 steals, seven blocks...

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