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Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

Matadors cruise to victory, earn season sweep over Cal Poly

Susanna Behnan

February 3, 2019

With the distasteful remnants still lingering from nearly blowing a 20-point lead on Jan. 12 at Cal Poly, the Matadors were able to redeem themselves on Saturday by maintaining a near wire-to-wire victory, defeating the Mustangs 83-65.The narrative that surrounds the Matadors this season has been that...

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...

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 ...

Women’s Tennis: Matadors rally behind freshmen for comeback win over Cal Poly

Women’s Tennis: Matadors rally behind freshmen for comeback win over Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

February 2, 2014

Faced with an early 3-0 deficit against the Cal Poly Mustangs, the Matadors (3-0, 1-0 Big West) rallied to win four of six singles matches to take the singles point and win 4-3 at the Matador Tennis Complex. The match came down to freshman Mickey Hsu’s No. 3 singles match against Mustang junior Ha...

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN uses efficient attack to sweep Cal Poly

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN uses efficient attack to sweep Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

November 15, 2013

The No. 21 Matadors (22-4, 12-1 Big West) recorded another home sweep with an efficient defense and a solid hitting performance as they put away Cal Poly (10-14, 4-7 Big West) in three sets, 25-13, 25-15, 25-15 Thursday at the Matadome. Although the Matadors hit .351 for the match, defense was the...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

Men’s Soccer: Matadors dominate Mustangs 4-1 in first round of Big West Tournament

Darko Debogovic

November 13, 2013

The Matadors kept their Big West Conference title hopes alive by securing a 4-1 victory over the Cal Poly Mustangs in the opening game of the Big West Conference Tournament on Tuesday at Matador Soccer Field. Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari tallied his 12th goal of the season just 37 seconds in...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors bounce back with win over Cal Poly

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors bounce back with win over Cal Poly

Andrew Martinez

October 20, 2013

The Matadors (16-4, 6-1 Big West) were able to put Friday’s surprising loss behind them and overcome an early deficit to defeat Cal Poly (8-11, 2-4 Big West) in five sets, 27-25, 26-28, 22-25, 25-18, 15-11. After a quiet night during Friday’s sweep at the hands of UC Santa Barbara, junior middle blo...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors lose to Mustangs, fall to last in Big West

Women’s Soccer: Matadors lose to Mustangs, fall to last in Big West

Roy Azoulay

October 11, 2013

The Matadors (5-8-1, 0-2-1) lost 0-1 to the Cal Poly Mustangs (6-7-0, 2-1-0) Thursday night after they tied with Cal State Fullerton on Sunday. The first quarter of the match had both teams' defenses on display led by senior defender, Chloe McDaniel, who had several crucial clearances. "Ou...

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