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Women’s Soccer: CSUN shuts out Hawai’i

Women's Soccer: CSUN shuts out Hawai'i

Casey Delich

October 1, 2012

Opening their Big West Conference play Sunday night against the visiting Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine, the Matadors won convincingly in a 2-0 shutout. Controlling the pace of the game and having possession of the ball throughout most of the first half helped the Matadors (4-3-4) keep the shorter, ...

Men’s Soccer: Matadors lengthen win streak to five

Men's Soccer: Matadors lengthen win streak to five

Ammons Smith

September 28, 2012

In their first Big West Conference game of the season, the Matadors (7-3) defeated UC Davis  (2-4-4) 2-0 at home capping off a five-game winning streak with three straight shutouts. Freshman midfielder David Turcios scored his first career goal in the seventh minute of the first half while s...

Men’s Soccer: Northridge extends winning streak to four games

Ammons Smith

September 24, 2012

CSUN defeated Air force 2-0 at Matador soccer field Saturday night, notching its fourth shutout of the season and second consecutive. Sophomore forward Sagi Lev-Ari helped Northridge (5-3) take the lead off a set piece in the 14th minute with his conference-leading ninth goal of the year. Forward ...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors’ show stagnant offense and fall to the Vikings

Casey Delich

September 24, 2012

A sluggish start and an anemic offense against visiting University of San Diego resulted in a 1-0 loss for the Matadors Sunday night at Matador Field. Over their last four games, two losses and two ties, the Matadors (3-3-3) have been outscored 3-1.  Defense has been one of the Matadors’ st...

Men’s Soccer: Northridge offense too much for Temple

Men's Soccer: Northridge offense too much for Temple

Casey Delich

September 17, 2012

CSUN’s  men’s soccer offensive output continued this weekend with a 2-1 victory over visiting Temple University Sunday afternoon.Though the scoreboard does not look as if it was a dominating performance, it was a one-sided battle for most of the night between the teams. Exploding out of the gate...

Men’s Soccer: Northridge get big win against Black Knights

Men's Soccer: Northridge get big win against Black Knights

Ammons Smith

September 16, 2012

The Matadors (3-3-0) won convincingly as they shut out visiting Army (2-4-0) 5-0 in their home opener at Matador Field. The Matadors dominated from beginning to end, pushing the pace and displaying an aggressive game plan to put pressure on the Black Knights. CSUN was focused on both offense ...

Men’s Soccer: Army invades CSUN for home-opener

Men's Soccer: Army invades CSUN for home-opener

Alex Curran

September 13, 2012

The men's soccer team (2-3) welcomes Army (2-3) to Matador Field on Friday at 7 p.m. for the first home game of the season.It's been a long and rough road so far in 2012 for the Matadors. CSUN played their first five games on the road, including two on the east coast. “I forgot we had a home ...

Matadors draw even with Trojans

Matadors draw even with Trojans

Casey Delich

September 10, 2012

The Matadors battled to a 1-1 draw with USC on Sunday night for their second double-overtime game in three days. Making their first visit to Matador Field, USC (2-3-1) brought a 3-0 record against the Matadors (3-1-3) into the match, but the teams had not faced each other since 1998. From the...

CSUN defense duels No. 22 Tennessee to scoreless draw

CSUN defense duels No. 22 Tennessee to scoreless draw

Casey Delich

September 9, 2012

A Matador offense  couldn't get anything started, but defended its way to a double-overtime, 0-0 tie with SEC powerhouse Tennessee on Friday night at Matador Field. The Matadors (3-1-2) defense and senior goalkeeper Cynthia Jacobo passed their first real test with flying colors, handing  Tennesse...

Lone Hoyas’ goal gives Matadors first loss of season

Lone Hoyas' goal gives Matadors first loss of season

Ammons Smith

August 31, 2012

The Matadors were handed their first loss of the season Friday as they fell 1-0 to No. 23 Georgetown at North Kehoe Field. Northridge (2-1) matched the Hoyas (3-0) when it came to shots on goal, fouls and yellow cards, but Georgetown was more aggressive as they tallied more shots and corner kicks...

Women’s Soccer: Potent offense proves plentiful in win

Casey Delich

August 31, 2012

Visiting Michigan became another victim of CSUN’s women’s soccer teams’ stingy defense, losing 1-0 at Matador Field Thursday night. Meeting for the first time, Michigan(4-1) looked overmatched from the start, and became the first Big-10 school CSUN has ever beaten. The match was hotly contested throughout, with CSUN(3-1-1) showcasing its offensive pressure throughout the ...

Matador goalkeepers win awards for defensive prowess

Matador goalkeepers win awards for defensive prowess

Jonathan Bue

August 29, 2012

If there is a formula to being a great goalkeeper, perhaps the CSUN soccer coaches have found it. CSUN starters Cynthia Jacobo and Michael Abalos both received the preseason All-Big West honors after showing solid performances in their junior seasons, in which Jacobo earned All-Big West Goalkeeper of the Year and Abalos...

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