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Men’s Volleyball: Matadors drop final game of season

Jay Guillory

April 17, 2011

The Matadors concluded their season just the way they started it: with a straight-set loss. The first was against UC Santa Barbara, but this time it was by fifth-ranked Long Beach State (14-13,12-10 MPSF) Saturday at the Walter Pyramid. CSUN (7-22, 5-17 MPSF) failed to win due its inconsistency...

Men’s volleyball plays Long Beach State in last MPSF match of season

Jay Guillory

April 13, 2011

The Matadors (7-21, 5-16 MPSF) will play their final match of the season in an MPSF contest against the Long Beach State 49ers. This is the first time since 2001 the Matadors will not be competing in the MPSF Tournament. Prior to this year, CSUN had finished among the top eight in each and every season. The...

CSUN Volleyball: Matadors lose third straight match

Jay Guillory

March 27, 2011

Junior setter Matt Stork hammered down a career-high 24 kills in a losing effort against the Pacific Tigers (10-15, 4-13 MPSF). The Cal State Northridge volleyball team (6-18, 4-13 MPSF) lost their third match in a row. The Matadors could not hold on to a first game win (25-17) and dropped the final three (25-23, 25-18, 26-24) at Pacific on Saturday. St...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN prepares for a four-match road trip

Jay Guillory

March 23, 2011

After sweeping No. 2 BYU on Friday, the Matadors seemed like they had finally turn the tables to salvage their sub par season. This did not quite happen as the Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team (6-16, 4-11 MPSF) got a taste of their own medicine and were swept by the Cougars on Saturday...

Get to know… Greg Faulkner

Ignacio Marquez

March 15, 2011

Date of Birth: July 30, 1992   Place of Birth: Long Beach, California FAVORITES Food: Junk food Music: Anything that sounds good, but mostly smooth jazz. Movie: Action packed, scary, or mystery. Song: Trey Songz - “Holla If You Need Me” Athlete: LeBron James Book: The Goosebumps series Life Greatest Difficulty: Fighting procrastination. ...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN seeks second home win of the season

Jay Guillory

March 8, 2011

The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team will take on Loyola University Chicago tonight in its first non-conference matchup since Feb. 5 when the Matadors traveled East to face Penn State and Ohio State. The game will begin a season-long four-game homestand. Northridge has not been good at the Ma...

Fourth-ranked Gauchos win over CSUN in three straight sets

Jay Guillory

March 6, 2011

The Matadors couldn’t get the offense going against the fourth-ranked UC Santa Barbara Gauchos as they dropped their fourth match in a row in straight sets, 25-22, 25-23, 25-15.  The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team has lost the last four out of five matches without winning a ...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN in rematch against No. 9 UCLA

Jay Guillory

March 1, 2011

This season, the Matadors have struggled defending the Matadome. The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team has won just one game in their last five at home this season. Coach Jeff Campbell said it has been tough for his team this season, citing inexperience as the reason for the struggles. “We are an inexperienced team. We lost five seni...

CSUN men’s volleyball: Matadors lose again at home against the Waves

Jay Guillory

February 27, 2011

The Matadors have dropped two home games and have now lost for the fifth time in six matches at the Matadome, bringing their record to (4-12, 3-8 MPSF).   The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team has struggled considerably at home this season, being swept five times, resulting in just one...

Men’s volleyball loses to USC

Ignacio Marquez

February 23, 2011

For a set or so, the Matadors seem like the team that dominated the USC Trojans for 17 straight games prior to the 2011 season.           The Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team held its own against the No. 1 team in the nation, keeping games close and not doing the things that doomed it earlier in the...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN up against No. 1 Trojans

Jay Guillory

February 22, 2011

The Matadors look to get even with the top-ranked USC Trojans tonight at the Matadome. CSUN has dominated the Trojans, beating them in 17 straight matches that extended back to February 2004 before this season. The tides turned when the Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball team traveled to t...

Men’s volleyball: CSUN splits two games on the road

Jay Guillory

February 20, 2011

Northridge got back on track against UC San Diego after a crushing loss to No. 8 UC Irvine on Friday. The CSUN men’s volleyball team kept its win streak alive with its 38th consecutive win over the Tritions. The 38 wins are the longest current winning streak over an opponent for the team. CSUN has hung its hat up on playing consistent error free volle...

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