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Baseball: Matadors fall at home in one-run game

Emmanuel Reid

March 19, 2014

The visiting Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner (8-11, 1-2 WAC) matched up evenly with the Matadors (8-14), and escaped Matador Field with a one run victory on Tuesday, 3-2. CSU Bakersfield scored early, as a Roadrunner crossed the plate in the second inning on junior catcher Logan Trowbridge's RBI triple...

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Andrew Martinez

March 16, 2014

Having won the past three rubber matches they’ve played in, the Matadors were looking for similar success against the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers. However, in a game slightly reminiscent of a high-scoring loss just ten days before at the Loyola Marymount Lions, CSUN (8-13) was unable ...

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Alex Vejar

March 15, 2014

ANAHEIM - The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reg...

Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

Mateo Melero

March 15, 2014

  It was a long last minute. Trailing by 13 down the wire, the Cal Poly Mustangs began to foul in aim of stalling what was inevitable. They were close only moments before, having rallied with five minutes left to dig themselves out of a 20-point deficit with a 10-0 run, and come within a...

Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

Alex Vejar

March 14, 2014

    ANAHEIM - The Matadors did it again. After blowing a 16-point lead to the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors Thursday night only to end up squeaking by in overtime, the Matadors lost a 15-point lead to the Long Beach State 49ers the very next night. And again, they escaped. “Every game it’s a concern,” h...

Baseball: West Virginia shuts down Matadors in ninth inning

Baseball: West Virginia shuts down Matadors in ninth inning

Kevin Linares

March 14, 2014

  The Matadors (7-12) were looking to open up their three-game series with a win as they hosted the West Virginia (9-5) Mountaineers at Matador Field. Despite a late push in the ninth inning, CSUN could not come out with the victory, falling 5-4 to the Mountaineers. The bottom of the ninth...

Big West Tournament: CSUN advances to semifinal with late comeback

Big West Tournament: CSUN advances to semifinal with late comeback

Alex Vejar

March 13, 2014

  ANAHEIM, CALIF — Weird games have a tendency to end that way. With 17.7 seconds left to go in overtime, down one and the game on the line, CSUN head coach Reggie Theus elected to run an isolation play for a guy who hadn't made a basket since the opening seven minutes of the first half. ...

Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

Steven Espinoza

March 13, 2014

The Matadors (15-9) defeated the Utah State Aggies (5-11) in a doubleheader Wednesday at Matador Diamond with scores of 2-1 and 5-4. Junior pitcher Brianna Elder (11-3) took the circle for game one for CSUN and pitched a complete game. Utah’s Noelle Johnson (4-7) took the loss after pitching si...

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 Matadors sweep home-opening doubleheader

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 Matadors sweep home-opening doubleheader

Andrew Martinez

March 12, 2014

  Coming home for the first time all season, the Matadors (14-5) proved their No. 7 ranking worthy as they defeated the Azusa Pacific Cougars (8-12) 18-7 and the Claremont Mudd Scripps (5-9) 12-7 in back-to-back matches Wednesday at Matador Pool. The victories brought CSUN's winning strea...

Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Emmanuel Reid

March 11, 2014

  Cal State Northridge (7-11) couldn't keep a winning streak going as the San Diego State Aztecs (10-3) proved to be a dominant opponent, blanking the Matadors 12-0. San Diego State went on an offensive tear early in the game, scoring seven runs by the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore r...

Baseball: Complete game by Salas ends CSUN losing streak

Baseball: Complete game by Salas ends CSUN losing streak

Nate Perez

March 10, 2014

  After getting swept and held to just three runs combined over the weekend, the Matadors (7-10) scored seven runs to beat Utah Valley Wolverines (4-12), 7-1 on Monday to end their five game losing streak. The teams went scoreless in the first three innings until CSUN loaded the bases in ...

Basketball: Big West Tournament matchups finalized

Basketball: Big West Tournament matchups finalized

Andrew Martinez

March 9, 2014

  With the final round of Big West matchups completed Saturday, the CSUN men (15-17, 7-9 Big West) slid into the fifth seed and will play the fourth-seed Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (20-10, 9-7 Big West) Thursday at 8:30 p.m. at the Honda Center in the Big West tournament quarterfinals. Having reached their first Big West Tournament in three season...

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