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Men’s Volleyball: Win over Harvard snaps eight game losing streak

Men’s Volleyball: Win over Harvard snaps eight game losing streak

Sarah Goulding

March 16, 2015

Losing on Friday to No 15 Penn State (25-20, 25-21, 25-16) and defeating Harvard Saturday (25-18, 25-19, 21-25, 25-19), the Matadors broke their 8-0 losing streak at Long Beach State’s Asics Tournament. Still missing from the Matadors’ lineup is junior outside hitter Sam Holt. The offensive leader...

Men’s Volleyball: Long Beach State stretches CSUN losing streak

Men’s Volleyball: Long Beach State stretches CSUN losing streak

Sarah Goulding

February 14, 2015

Serving proved to be the problem for both teams, but the Long Beach State 49ers (8-4, 5-4 MPSF) were able to make it work and swept CSUN (5-8, 3-6 MPSF) to come out victorious. “This was a tale of two matches. The first two games were very close, we could’ve won both those games and then game t...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN can’t keep momentum, falls to UCLA

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN can’t keep momentum, falls to UCLA

Sarah Goulding

February 7, 2015

In just four sets, the No. 9 UCLA Bruins defeated the Matadors 17-25, 25-17, 18-25, 16-25. After Wednesday’s upset against UC Santa Barbara, the Matadors were proving to be one of the best, and overlooked, teams in the conference. The momentum the Matadors had gained from that UCSB match was missing...

Matadors dismantle the Lancers on the road

Matadors dismantle the Lancers on the road

Sarah Goulding

January 29, 2015

  CSUN (4-4, 2-2 MPSF) set an MPSF 2015 season record with the longest set played in the season in the first set of the match against Cal. Baptist. The Matadors secured a 36-34 victory; more than ten points higher than a regular game. CSUN took the next game 25-19, lost the third set 25-19 an...

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...

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...

Men’s Volleyball: Lenore’s freshman season turning heads

Men’s Volleyball: Lenore’s freshman season turning heads

Brionna Lewis

February 5, 2014

  Early in the 2014 season the Matadors (3-4, 3-3 MPSF) have exceeded expectations in the nation’s toughest conference, nearly upsetting the No. 1 Pepperdine Waves (5-1, 5-1 MPSF) in a 3-2 loss and sweeping the No. 4 USC Trojans (5-3, 4-3) in an unexpected victory at the Matadome. A big rea...

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

Men’s Volleyball: Matadors confident following strong homestand

Negin Daneshfar

January 31, 2014

  Following a strong showing during their most recent homestand, the Matadors (2-3, 2-2 MPSF) will head into the bulk of their tough schedule with a renewed certainty. CSUN will be entering the Alex B. Spanos Center in Stockton on Friday to face the Pacific Tigers (1-6, 0-4 MPSF) on somew...

Matadors hope to defy expectations

Matadors hope to defy expectations

Andrew Martinez

January 21, 2014

  A Matador squad loaded with young but unproven talent will look to rise above expectations in the country's most competitive conference. In a coaches' poll, CSUN was picked to finish 10th in the 13-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF), a conference which boasts four of the ...

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