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Men’s Volleyball: No. 2 BYU quiets late CSUN rally to win in four sets

Men’s Volleyball: No. 2 BYU quiets late CSUN rally to win in four sets

Andrew Martinez

March 9, 2014

  Despite a career-best night from sophomore outside hitter Sam Holt, the Matadors (6-11, 6-10 MPSF) dropped their seventh straight match to the No. 2 BYU Cougars (13-4, 13-2) in four sets, 22-25, 23-25, 28-26, 18-25 Saturday at the Matadome. Holt dominated the match with a career-high...

Softball: Elder’s shutout brings CSUN winning streak to four

Softball: Elder’s shutout brings CSUN winning streak to four

Nate Perez

March 8, 2014

  The Matadors (10-8)  extended their winning streak to four as they defeated the Grand Canyon Antelopes (9-9) 2-0 on Friday during the CSUN/UCLA Invitational. CSUN kicked things off with 2-0 lead after an infield hit by junior left fielder Abby Linn, an RBI triple by freshman center fie...

Women’s Golf: Matadors take step backwards at Tarzana Tourney

Women’s Golf: Matadors take step backwards at Tarzana Tourney

Andrew Martinez

March 4, 2014

  The Matadors improved in the third round of play, but only by a single slot as they finished the Bruin Wave Invitational in 14th place on Tuesday. CSUN could not figure out the El Caballero Country Club greens in their third time around, as they stroked one shot worse than their second-...

Baseball: Pitching let down by offense in 3-1 loss at CSUB

Baseball: Pitching let down by offense in 3-1 loss at CSUB

Andrew Martinez

March 4, 2014

  After escaping with two wins in a rain-soaked weekend series with the visiting Washington State Cougars, the Matadors (6-6) traveled to Bakersfield and left with a 3-1 loss to the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (5-7) at Hardt Field on Tuesday. Northridge was cruising behind a one...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Women’s Basketball: CSUN clinches first Big West title with win over UCR

Mateo Melero

March 3, 2014

  The Matadors (15-14, 11-4 Big West) secured a 77-75 win over the UC Riverside Highlanders (6-24, 2-12 Big West) despite struggling from defensive gaps and offensive errors early on Saturday at the Matadome. Falling behind late in the first half, CSUN rallied in the last five minutes of the ...

Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Men’s Basketball: Missed free throws costly in overtime loss

Kevin Linares

March 3, 2014

After falling short in a close game on Thursday, the Matadors (14-17, 6-9 Big West) came up short once again, losing to the UC Riverside Highlanders (9-19, 4-10 Big West) 106-105 Saturday at SRC Arena. There were two overtime periods needed to determine the outcome. Both teams could not pull away f...

Women’s Basketball: Lister, Matadors shut out Fullerton with strong shooting

Women’s Basketball: Lister, Matadors shut out Fullerton with strong shooting

Mateo Melero

February 28, 2014

The Matadors (14-14, 10-4 Big West) combined solid defense with strong shooting to shut down the Cal State Fullerton Titans (10-16, 6-7 Big West) in a 79-59 win at the Matadome Thursday. With 21 assists and effective offensive ball-sharing, CSUN kept a comfortable distance on Fullerton throughout ...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors closer to first with big win at Cal Poly

Women’s Basketball: Matadors closer to first with big win at Cal Poly

Mateo Melero

February 14, 2014

The Matadors (12-13, 8-3 Big West) delivered the Cal Poly Mustang’s (14-9, 8-2 Big West) first home loss of the season 83-57 in a wire-to-wire victory Thursday at Mott Gym. With solid offense that kept the Mustangs trailing throughout the game, the Matadors broke the conference leader’s strea...

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

Men’s Basketball: Men drop in standings with loss at home to Cal Poly

James Waters

February 14, 2014

On a night honoring faculty service, Cal State Northridge (12-14, Big West) was unable to defeat the Cal Poly Mustangs (9-14, 5-5 Big West), falling 62-55 Thursday night at the Matadome. In a physical play-from-behind game CSUN could not find the opportunities to outscore Cal Poly in an important ...

Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

Kevin Linares

February 13, 2014

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-3, 6-3 MPSF) proved to be too much for the Matadors (3-7, 3-6 MPSF) at Rob Gym Wednesday night, as they won the match in straight sets, 25-18, 25-19, 25-16.  The Gauchos extended CSUN’s losing streak to four matches. Cal State Northridge was led by junior middle blocke...

Baseball: New skipper hopes to guide Matadors back to postseason

Baseball: New skipper hopes to guide Matadors back to postseason

Emmanuel Reid

February 12, 2014

  Matador baseball is back as CSUN opens its 2014 campaign tomorrow in Florida. Under newly appointed head coach Greg Moore, the Matadors are looking to improve on their 2013 season where they finished fourth in the Big West Conference with a 31-26 record. The Matadors return with ...

Women’s Golf: Hosts victorious in Matador Invitational

Women’s Golf: Hosts victorious in Matador Invitational

James Waters

February 12, 2014

  In their first home tournament in six years, the Matadors teed off the spring season with a commanding victory, finishing with a tournament-low 887 strokes. The team hosted the inaugural two-day Matador invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley. The Matadors opened Tuesday ...

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