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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: Jovani McCaskill shines as the Matadors’ new Goalie

Women's Soccer: Jovani McCaskill shines as the Matadors' new Goalie

Trevor Talan

October 22, 2014

During a time when CSUN faces great pressure atop the Big West Conference points standings, one player shines through to fill the void left by the injury of their starting goalie, earlier this season, junior Cynthia Tafoya. Sophomore Jovani McCaskill, 19, came through in the clutch this season ...

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...

Men’s Soccer: CSUN ends scoreless streak in victory over UCR

Matadors celebrate the first goal of the game by Marino Peixoto giving them a 1-0 lead in the first half. The CSUN Matadors finished the game with a 2-1 victory against the Riverside Highlanders. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/ Contributor

Andrew Martinez

October 19, 2014

Coming into Saturday night's matchup with the UC Riverside Highlanders, the Matadors had not scored a goal in 213 minutes, and hadn't won since a Sept. 25 home win over the CSUB Roadrunners. A first half strike from the foot of junior midfielder Marino Peixoto and a game-winning second half header...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors continue Big West dominace with punishing win over UC Davis

Senior Leandra Walker (right) gets into position to stop UC Davis' Sienna Drizin from breaking into a run during the Matadors' game on Oct. 16, 2014. The Matadors continued their Big Conference win streak with a 4-0 victory over the Aggies. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Trevor Talan

October 16, 2014

  CSUN (7-7-1, 4-0) continued to barrel through the Big West Conference with a decisive 4-0 victory over UC Davis (4-9-3, 1-2-2) Thursday at Matador Soccer Field. With a show of force Matadors Cynthia Sanchez, Lyndsey Preston, Tabitha Dixon and Ariana Tran each earned goals for the victory ...

Men’s Soccer: David Turcios, the Matadors’ unsung hero

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Vincent Nguyen

October 15, 2014

In the dying moments of extra-time, everyone tries to capture their breath after running up and down the field for an hour and a half. Somehow, some way, one player consistently glides through the defense, taking advantage of everyone’s fatigue. He’s only human, but he’s making defenders ...

Women’s Soccer: CSUN climbs atop Big West standings with win over UC Riverside

Sophomore Cynthia Sanchez races against UC Riverside's Christina Tucker for control of the ball during the Matadors' match on Oct. 12, 2014. Sanchez scored the only goal of the game, giving the Matadors the win, and a 3-0-0 record in the Big West Conference. Photo credit: Trevor Stamp/ The Sundial

Trevor Talan

October 13, 2014

Pulling off a feat that the club hasn't seen in a decade, CSUN women's soccer (6-7-1, 3-0 Big West) edged out UC Riverside Highlanders (6-5-3, 1-2-1 BWC) Sunday at home with a 1-0 advantage earning their third consecutive win in conference play. Earning the Matador goal for the win is sophomore...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors avoid five game losing streak but fail to find the net in tie with UC Davis

Redshirt senior Edwin Rivasgoes head-to-head with UC Davis' Brian Ford in Saturday night's match-up. After a tense match that bled into overtime, the Matadors tied the Aggies 0-0. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/Senior Photographer

Andrew Martinez

October 12, 2014

The Matadors avoided losing a fifth consecutive game Saturday night at Matador Soccer Field, and held the UC Davis Aggies scoreless through 110 minutes. However, CSUN (4-7-2, 0-3-1 Big West) failed to find the back of the net for the second game in a row, giving the UC Davis Aggies their eighth ti...

Extreme Sports Blog: Hot Dogs and Hand Rails

Rails, gaps and roof jumps were set up as pros and ams competed to win 10,000 dollars. Hayley Hill/ The Sundial

Hayley Hill

October 11, 2014

Hot dawgs and Handrails was super fun as pros and ams came out to compete. Bear had two decent sized courses with man made snow, rails, jumps and roofs. The excitement for the snow season was palpable as people lined up to get their hands on their discounted season passes. Beer was flowing and there ...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors shut out by Sacramento State

Matadors Yarden Azulay (center) battles Sacramento Hornets Bert Corona (right) for the ball at the Matador Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 in Northridge, Calif. The Matadors suffer a 0-1 loss after several attempts to score. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Sundial)

Vincent Nguyen

October 10, 2014

  CSUN suffered a fourth shutout of the season and a fourth consecutive loss after falling 1-0 against the Sacramento State Hornets in a Big West Conference match at Matador Soccer Field. The Hornets scored a header in the 50th minute, before junior defender Trevor Morley received his seco...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors seal consecutive road wins in second overtime against Cal Poly

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Trevor Talan

October 6, 2014

CSUN (5-7-1, 2-0) topped the weekend off with another victory (2-1) Sunday against Cal Poly (6-7-0) going into double overtime to settle the score. Junior defender Kendall Moskal and Junior forward Lyndsey Preston brought the Matadors back from the 1-0 Mustang lead to earn the program's first win o...

Men’s Soccer: Cal Poly hands CSUN their third straight loss in overtime

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Vincent Nguyen

October 6, 2014

A late equalizer was not enough as the Matadors (4-6-1, 0-2-0) slipped to a third consecutive loss and their second of Big West conference play after losing to the Cal Poly Mustangs (6-2-3, 1-0-1)  2-1 in overtime Sunday afternoon at Spanos Stadium in San Luis Obispo. Junior midfielder Marino ...

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