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Late goal propels CSUN to 1-0 victory over UC Riverside

Although the Matadors had difficulty creating scoring chances, they proved to be more adept at finishing, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 victory against UC Riverside. Photo credit: David Hawkins

Nicholas Thompson

October 18, 2015

In a defensive battle, CSUN (6-6-2, 2-3-1) scored a late goal to secure a 1-0 win over conference rival UC Riverside Highlanders (5-9-1, 1-5-0) on Saturday.However, UC Riverside came out aggressively, tallying a total of seven shots by five different players in the first half alone, but the accuracy ...

Men’s Soccer: Draw with Fullerton ends CSUN’s postseason hopes

Matadors David Turcios, right, fights for the ball on the boundary line against Titans Jesse Vega, left, at the Matador Soccer Stadium on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Northridge, Calif. The tie game prevented the Matadors from advancing to the playoffs that holds the Big West Tournament. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

November 6, 2014

  An equalizer right before halftime was not enough to give 10-man CSUN (7-9-3, 3-5-2 Big West) an entry into the Big West Tournament as the Matadors were held to a 1-1 draw against the Cal State Fullerton Titans (8-7-5, 3-4-3 Big West) after double overtime in the season finale at Matador...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors stay in playoff race with 2-0 win over No. 14 UC Irvine

Sophomore Patrick Hickman moving pass his defense man, and chasing down the ball on the sideline on Nov. 1 game against UC Irvine. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Vincent Nguyen

November 2, 2014

A free-kick stunner from junior midfielder Marino Peixoto and a goal from senior forward Sagi Lev-Ari gave CSUN (7-9-2, 3-5-1 Big West) a 2-0 win over the No. 14 UC Irvine Anteaters (12-4-2, 4-4-1 Big West) on Senior Night to give the Matadors a chance to make it to the Big West tournament. ...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors shut-out in 1-0 overtime loss to UC Riverside

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Vincent Nguyen

October 30, 2014

  The Matadors (6-9-2, 2-5-1 Big West) couldn’t bring their hot scoring form into Wednesday night’s match against the UC Riverside Highlanders (4-9-3, 3-3-2 Big West), losing 1-0 in overtime at the UCR Soccer Stadium. A golden goal just 16 seconds into extra-time sent CSUN home dea...

Men’s Soccer Column: CSUN better than record indicates

Sagi Levi-Ari scores a goal with assist by David Turcious during 2-1 win against UC Riverside. Their performance against UCR shows they are better than their win and loss record. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/Contributor

Vincent Nguyen

October 29, 2014

With the remarkable 3-0 win against No. 3 UC Irvine Anteaters over the weekend, the Matadors look to be hitting their stride at just the right time. With a 6-8-2 overall record and a 2-4-1 Big West record, it’s time to reflect on the men’s soccer season thus far, with only three games left in t...

Men’s Soccer: CSUN thumps No.3 Irvine in 3-0 win

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Vincent Nguyen

October 26, 2014

After a disappointing shutout loss to Cal State Fullerton, sophomore defender Patrick Hickman opened up the scoring before senior forward Sagi Lev-Ari scored a brace to give the Matadors (6-8-2, 2-4-1 Big West) a 3-0 win against the No. 3 UC Irvine Anteaters (11-3-2, 3-3-1 Big West) at Anteater Stadium...

Men’s Soccer: Bruins bash Matadors in 3-0 loss before first conference game

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Vincent Nguyen

September 29, 2014

    The Matadors (4-4-1) stumbled to a 3-0 loss against the No. 1 UCLA Bruins (5-2-2) Sunday evening at Drake Stadium in their last match before conference play begins. The Matadors gifted the Bruins the lead in the first-half from an own goal, and then conceded two late goals to record their...

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari nails game-winning goal against Bradley

Freshman Kevin Martinez tries to win over the ball with a slide tackle for the Matadors during the team's Sunday scorcher against the Bradley Braves. The Matadors pulled out a 1-0 win in the second overtime period. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/The Sundial

Javier Cabrera

September 15, 2014

Cheers exploded from the sideline as the Matadors (3-3) rushed the field to grab forward Sagi Lev-Ari following his golden goal in double overtime Sunday, to defeat Bradley University Braves (1-4), 1-0. The only goal of the match came seconds into the second overtime period as Lev-Ari found th...

Men’s Soccer: Postseason Hinges on Experience

Gabe Robinson, sophomore, defender jumps for the ball in to take control of the play during the teams practice. Photo Credit: Vincent Nguyen/ The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

August 25, 2014

  The Matador men’s soccer team are looking to strike back with full force this season, after a devastating loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament last fall. It’s a new season, but Head Coach Terry Davila is planning on making small tactical changes this season. “Tactica...

Men’s Soccer: Recapping CSUN’s record-setting season

Men's Soccer: Recapping CSUN's record-setting season

Darko Debogovic

December 2, 2013

The CSUN men’s soccer team (15-7-1) concluded the 2013 season with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday night at Matador Soccer Field. Despite the early exit, the Matadors managed to string together seven consecutive wins to st...

Men’s Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Men's Soccer: Tournament hopes crushed by Stanford Cardinal

Andrew Martinez

November 25, 2013

The Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) left Northridge with a victory as they defeated the 15th seed Matadors (15-7-1) at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinal would score the match’s lone goal in the first half, as Stanford defender Matt Taylor h...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors fail to repeat Big West title, fall to Anteaters 1-0 in championship

Men's Soccer: Matadors fail to repeat Big West title, fall to Anteaters 1-0 in championship

Andrew Martinez

November 17, 2013

The No. 25 Matadors (15-6-1, 5-4-1 Big West) fell in the Big West Men's Championship to No. 18 UC Irvine (14-4-3, 7-2-1 Big West) Sunday at Anteater Stadium. UC Irvine junior forward Cameron Iwasa received a shovel side pass from Enrique Cardens and found the back of the net in the 65th minute for the...

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