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Lev-Ari, Rivas drafted in the 2015 Major League Soccer Superdraft

Lev-Ari, Rivas drafted in the 2015 Major League Soccer Superdraft

Vincent Nguyen

January 15, 2015

Both were two-time Big West Champions. One was a first team All-American who scored 42 goals in his CSUN career, making him one of a few players to reach the 40-goal mark in college soccer and in Matador program history. The other earned All-Big West First Team honors, and played an instrumental p...

Mr. Steal Your Goal: Adam Hobbs

Hobbs listening to his favorite song,

David Hawkins

November 18, 2014

Photos and Story by: David J. Hawkins/ Senior Photographer There is only one man between the ball and the goal, and that man is Adam Hobbs, the Matadors’ junior goalkeeper. The 21-year-old transferred from Humboldt State, a Division II school, to play starting keeper for the Matadors. At t...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors conclude season with loss to Fullerton in Big West Conference Tournament

Melissa Lopez, midfielder, played a great season and game on Nov. 06. Unfortunately the Matadors will not advance in the Best West Tournament. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 7, 2014

  CSUN (7-11-2) suffered 1-0 loss to the Cal State Fullerton Titans Thursday night in the semifinal round of the Big West Tournament. A Titan goal in the 67th minute broke the scoreless tie for the win and marked the end of a hopeful season for the Matador squad. The first half saw close...

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...

Women’s Soccer: Senior Day versus Hawaii ends scoreless

Freshmen Vanessa Mercado, quick on her feet, blows past her opponent in Sundays game against Hawaii on Nov. 2. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Trevor Talan

November 3, 2014

Emotions ran high both on and off the field as the Matadors (7-10-2, 4-3-1) drew to a 0-0 result in double overtime against Hawaii (7-10-1, 2-5-1), Sunday in their final Big West Conference matchup. CSUN honored seniors Melissa Lopez, Brittanie Sakajian, Leandra Walker, Hannah Wissler and junior R...

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

File Photo/The Sundial

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...

Players reflect before Senior Night

Brittanie Sakajan, senior, forward. File Photo/The Sundial

Vincent Nguyen

October 29, 2014

With the season coming to a close, the CSUN Women's Soccer team will say goodbye to four players that have played an integral part of the team for the last few years. Midfielders Melissa Lopez and Hannah Wissler, forward Brittanie Sakajian and defender Leandra Walker will play their last home game Su...

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...

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

File Photo/The Sundial

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 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...

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