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Women’s volleyball gets swept on Senior Night

Women’s volleyball gets swept on Senior Night

Justin Vigil

November 3, 2018

The Matadors failed to win a set against Hawaii notching another sweeping of CSUN on Senior Night in the Matadome.The Rainbow Warriors (11-2 Big West) downed CSUN (3-10 Big West) for the second time this season, this time with scores of (25-23, 25-19 and 25-20).The team's five seniors all got the star...

Women’s volleyball breaks losing streak in 3-1 win over Riverside

Women’s volleyball breaks losing streak in 3-1 win over Riverside

Justin Vigil

October 31, 2018

CSUN downed UC Riverside in four sets for Northridge's first win in nearly four weeks Tuesday Oct 30.The Matadors came out on top with scores of (25-19, 25-23, 22-25 and 25-19).CSUN played well and was led by middle blocker Morgan Salone and Outside hitter Aeryn Owens, who both registered 13 kills. Salone...

Women’s volleyball sweeps Fullerton in Big West opener

Women’s volleyball sweeps Fullerton in Big West opener

Justin Vigil

September 19, 2018

The Matadors opened up Big West action in smooth fashion sweeping the Fullerton Titans.CSUN's offense surged with the team blasting 43 kills to overpower the Titans who only registered 25. The kills total is a new season high for the team in a three-set match.CSUN won with scores of (25-20, 25-20 an...

Women’s volleyball enters Big West action

Women’s volleyball enters Big West action

Justin Vigil

September 17, 2018

The Matadors enter Big West conference play after stumbling out of a three game losing streak in the Boise State Classic.The team fell in sweeps to No. 13 Washington and Boise State to open up the tournament. CSUN struggled against a formidable opponent in Washington and only two players registered hitting p...

Matadors finish third in CSUN-Pepperdine Challenge

Matadors finish third in CSUN-Pepperdine Challenge

Kenneth Birkland

September 2, 2018

Women's volleyball opened home play this weekend in a tournament hosted by CSUN and Pepperdine. After a sweep of North Texas to open up the Matadome, CSUN fell in five sets to Idaho and then were taken down by the eventual champs Pepperdine, in Malibu.CSUN opened up the tournament with a convincing sweep ove...

Women’s volleyball trying to find their identity

Women’s volleyball trying to find their identity

Justin Vigil

August 29, 2018

After an up and down start, the Matadors will return to CSUN for their home opener Friday Aug. 31 against North Texas at 6 p.m.The team will also play Idaho in the Matadome Saturday night Sep. 1 followed by an away match Sunday Sep. 2 at Pepperdine.The Matadors enter the CSUN-Pepperdine Challenge follow...

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

Sand Volleyball: Development of program is a team effort

James Waters

May 8, 2014

With the help of a spirit that epitomizes the love of the game, there is a new sport coming to the Cal State Northridge campus. CSUN announced the addition of sand volleyball as the university’s 19th intercollegiate sport earlier this spring and completed the program’s first season in Marc...

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

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: Haina, Matadors survive night of errors, sweep Pacific

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

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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