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Women’s Volleyball: Matadors secure three game winning streak by defeating UC Riverside

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Candice Criss

November 21, 2014

A winning streak is among the Matadors after defeating UC Riverside (25-16, 25-8, 25-11) in an away game on Thursday night. The Matadors (17-8, 8-5 Big West) have gotten into a stride with this game against UC Riverside (2-24, 0-14 Big West) being their third consecutive sweep. This win follow...

Women’s Basketball: CSUN Matadors secure 3-game streak with victory over BYU

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Mateo Melero

November 20, 2014

The Matadors remain undefeated for the season and racked up a three-game winning streak after beating out the Brigham Young University Cougars 63-54 Wednesday in their first away game for the season. The Matadors secured 48 rebounds and shot perfectly from the free-throw line to defeat a fell...

Men’s Basketball: No. 2 Arizona Scrapes the Matadors

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Andrew Lim

November 17, 2014

  The CSUN Matadors (0-2) fell to the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats (2-0) by a score of 86-68 at the EA Sports Maui Invitational Mainland Challenge on Sunday Nov. 16. The Matadors stayed close through the first 12 minutes of the first half when they were down by just four points. Then the W...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN conclude home stand with sweep of Cal Poly

Matadors Danetta Boykin strikes a kill against two UC Santa Barbara Gauchos defenders on Friday, Nov. 14. in Northridge, Calif. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Candice Criss

November 16, 2014

The Matadors put an end to their two-night homestand on Saturday with a sweep (15-25, 20-25, 16-25) against Cal Poly. This win makes the second consecutive sweep for the Matadors (16-8, 7-5 Big West) after they defeated UC Santa Barbara. These past two games were important for the Matadors t...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors beat out Idaho Vandals in regular season opener

Jr. Breeyon Alexander-Perry steals the ball and helps the CSUN Matadors to their first win over Idaho at the Matadome in Northridge, Calif., on Fri. Nov. 14. Photo Credit: Raul Martinez/ Contributorj

Mateo Melero

November 15, 2014

The CSUN Matadors defeated a fellow NCAA conference champion, the University of Idaho Vandals, 67-50 in the first game of the regular 2014-2015 season Friday afternoon at the Matadome. Idaho struggled against the Matadors, showing trouble landing shots and an inability to overcome a poor first half...

Women’s Volleyball: Hawaii’ gets revenge in 3-1 win over CSUN

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Candice Criss

November 9, 2014

After a four set match, the Matadors (14-8, 5-5) were issued a 3-1 loss against the Hawaii’ Rainbow Wahine (17-6, 9-3) on Saturday night. The Matadors came into the bout with the Rainbow Wahine off of a 3-1 loss to Long Beach State. CSUN traveled to Hawaii’ and were outhit .336-.176 by the same team that they swept in October. Junior outside hitter Cieana Stinson walked away with 14 kills while senior middle blocker Casey Hinger put up 12 kills and hit a team-high .391 at 23 swings. Right behind Stinson and Hinger was junior outside hitter Danetta Boykin with 10 kills and three service aces. Leading the team in digs was senior libero Kelcie Randazzo with 18 while freshman middle blocker Rachel Diaz executed four blocks. The host Rainbow Wahine won the first set at 16-25 following a set two win by the Matadors at 25-22. Set three was a close battle as the score were evenly matched 13 times throughout the set. It was not until the score was matched at 20-20, thanks to a kill by Hinger, that Hawaii’ was able to keep a lead. Hawaii’ ultimately won the third set at 23-25 and finished off the game entirely with a set four win at 18-25. The Matadors will be having their next game against UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Matadome.

Women’s Soccer: Double overtime loss to Irvine stuns CSUN

Leandra Walker gets an assist in the second half off of Camille Watson's goal, to give the Matadors a 3-2 lead. Photo credit:Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

October 27, 2014

CSUN women's soccer (7-10-2, 4-3-0) came up short with a 4-3 loss to UC Irvine in double overtime Sunday afternoon at Anteater Stadium. Junior midfielder Taylor Hobson, RS freshman midfielder Kiley Norcus and sophomore defender Camille Watson each scored their first goal for the season but UC I...

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...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN finds hitting groove in win against UC Riverside

Senior Casey Hinger had 18 total attacks and five block assists to help the Matadors secure a win over UC Riverside on Saturday night. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Pete D. Camarillo

October 25, 2014

After consecutive losses to Big West opponents, CSUN (14-6,5-3) defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders (2-18, 0-8) in four sets (17-25, 29-27, 25-15, 25-14) and showcased their high powered attacking offense in the process. The last place Highlanders team gave CSUN some trouble through the first two s...

Women’s Soccer: Loss to Long Beach drops CSUN in conference standings

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Trevor Talan

October 24, 2014

Last night's road loss against at Long Beach State (8-5-5, 4-1-2) knocked back the Matador's (7-9-1, 4-2-0) lead in the Big West Conference tying them for second with Cal Poly at 12 points. 49ers freshman forward Ashley Gonzalez put up the match's only goal in the 33rd minute to post a 1-0...

Men’s Soccer: CSUN fails to piece together consecutive wins after loss to Fullerton

Senior forward, Edwin Rivas, leaves a Cal State Fullerton defender on the floor before crossing the ball into the box for a header. The chance was cleared as the Matadors lost to the Titans 1-0. Photo Credit: Vince Nguyen/Photo Editor

Vincent Nguyen

October 23, 2014

After a much needed win over the weekend against UC Riverside, the Matadors (5-8-2, 1-4-1 Big West) failed to find the back of the net and conceded an early goal in their 1-0 loss to the Cal State Fullerton Titans (8-6-2, 3-3-0 Big West). The Titans’ early pressure broke a tight and resilie...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN Drops first conference game against Fullerton

Junior Lyndsey Preston looks for a way past Cal State Fullerton's Colleen Ortega during the Matadors' match on Oct. 19, 2014. The Matadors fell to the Titans, 1-0, suffering their first loss in the Big West Conference. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Trevor Talan

October 20, 2014

Despite a 4-0 win streak to start out Big West play, CSUN women's soccer (7-8-1, 4-1-0 Big West) took their first loss in the conference to Cal State Fullerton (4-7-4, 2-0-2 BWC) Sunday at Matador Soccer Field. It took a penalty kick in the 57th minute by Titan Rebecca Wilson to slow the Matador...

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