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Softball: First series victory in the books

Gilberto Manzano

May 2, 2011

In what has been a disappointing season thus far, the Cal State Northridge softball team rallied back from a 5-0 deficit to finally capture its first series win, defeating Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 7-5, Sunday at Matador Diamond. For the three-game Big West Conference series, the Matadors (18-2...

Softball: Matadors face Cal Poly in second to last Big West home series

Jay Guillory

April 26, 2011

The Cal State Northridge softball team (16-28, 4-8 Big West) returns home for a three-game Big West series against Cal Poly (7-31, 3-9 Big West) this weekend. The Matadors are led by Mikayla Thiegles, the Big West Conference leader in home runs with 11. The Matadors have two series left at Matador Diamond with each game pivotal in the team’s effort to make the conference tournament....

Softball: Matadors drop fourth Big West series

Gilberto Manzano

April 25, 2011

What started out as an opportunity for the defending Big West champions, Cal State Northridge, to climb up the conference standings, ended in another series loss as the Matadors dropped two of three at UC Santa Barbara to fall five games out of first place. With Northridge’s 4-2 defeat against the Gauch...

Softball: CSUN to face No. 2 Gauchos

Jay Guillory

April 20, 2011

The Cal State Northridge softball team (16-25, 3-6 Big West) will travels to Santa Barbara to face the Gauchos (22-19, 6-3 Big West) in a Big West Conference matchup. The Matadors and UCSB will play a doubleheader Friday, followed by a single game on Saturday. The all-time series record vs. UCSB gives CSUN the edge with a 47-22-1 lead. The last t...

Softball: Matadors lose 11th of last 14 games

Gilberto Manzano

April 18, 2011

After Cal State Northridge lost its rubber-game against University of the Pacific, 5-1, on Sunday, Matador Mikayla Thielges, one of the hottest hitters in the Big West Conference, expressed her displeasure in the team’s lack of production at the plate. “It’s tough to lose a series, it d...

CSUN softball: Matadors face No. 1 Tigers this weekend

Gilberto Manzano

April 13, 2011

Jennifer Mosier was asked on Tuesday by her PR representative what occurred 150 years ago. Mosier paused for a few seconds and said the United States civil war, answering correctly. Now, the history major, Mosier, is applying the past as a positive during the Matadors’ losing slump. CSUN has dropped...

Matadors sport desk

Raul Magana

April 11, 2011

Track and field The Cal State Northridge track and field women’s and men’s teams finished up a busy week when they participated in the Texas Relays, UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/ Jackie Joyner-Kersee invitational and Pomona-Pitzer Invitational. At the Texas Relays, jumper Thomas Johnson mat...

Matador sports desk

Brandon Henson

February 14, 2011

Softball In junior Hannah Fraijo’s pitching debut this season, the Cal State Northridge softball team defeated Portland State, 4-3, at the Kajikawa Classic Tournament in Arizona on Sunday. The Matadors improved their record to 3-2. The squad swings back to action this week at the UNLV Louisville ...

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