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CSUN baseball slumping in Big West play, despite strong record

Two CSUN baseball players meet up after ending

Lynn Rosado

April 20, 2016

Despite having long win streaks and beating Pac-12 teams, such as UCLA, the Matadors are currently struggling to match the success of the first half of the season. Although CSUN holds an overall record of 22-13, their conference record of 1-8 puts them in sixth place in the Big West. At one point,...

CSUN holds off George Mason behind strong pitching

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Peter Felsch

March 3, 2016

CSUN was powered by strong pitching, as they defeated the George Mason Patriots, 1-0 on the road on Thursday. The Matadors were led by senior pitcher Angel Rodriguez. He dominated on the mound striking out 12 batters, including the first 11 he faced, allowing three hits and earned a complete game...

Student artist, athlete shows creativity off field

Angel Rodriguez is playing his senior year of college baseball as a relief pitcher for the Matadors. (Raul Martinez / The Sundial)

Diego Marquez

February 25, 2016

Standing at 6-feet-2 inches and approximately 180 pounds, CSUN baseball senior pitcher Angel Rodriguez mirrors the quintessential image of a collegiate baseball player. However, Rodriguez pictures himself as more than that. He also sees himself as an artist. "There was always something that intrigued...

Bumstead leads Matador baseball as offensive asset

Sophomore infielder Nolan Bumstead is an Engineer major who is balancing baseball and a perfect GPA. (Ashley Grant/The Sundial)

Lynn Rosado

February 17, 2016

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Nolan Bumstead went from the snowy Canadian mountains to the sunny Southern California beaches to further his athletic and academic success. The sophomore engineering major earned the Canadian equivalent of a 4.0 while pitching for the Canadian Junior National...

Matadors sweep doubleheader, take series from Northwestern

Matador Todd Eskelin misses the pitch in their game against UCLA. CSUN came back and took a two-game series over Northwestern. Photo Credit: Michael Cheng / Daily Sundial

Jonathan Andrade

February 27, 2012

Led by Alex Muren’s one-hitter in game 1 and Chester Pak’s 11th inning walk-off single in game 2, CSUN came away victorious twice during a Saturday double-header against Northwestern. CSUN opened the series with Muren on the mound and completed the late-inning comeback against the Wildcats in a 4-3 se...

Baseball: Williams’ home run helps CSUN take series at Sac State

Jonathan Andrade

February 20, 2012

The Matadors finished up the weekend series at Sacramento State with a 5-3 win behind a Miles Williams three-run homerun in the second inning. Williams smacked a first-pitch fastball over the right field fence scoring teammates Todd Eskilin and Marty Bowen to put CSUN (2-1) ahead of the Hornets, 3-1. Junior...

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