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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Senior pitcher Brianna Elder kept it at a tie game after striking out three of her opponents. Photo credit: Nate Perez

Softball: Horvath single leads CSUN over St. John in home opener

Sean Thomas February 25, 2015

The Matador's (13-3) pulled out some late inning heroics to defeat the St. John University Red Storm (4-6), 3-2 in their first home game of the season today. CSUN's freshman infielder Savannah Horvath...


Softball: Not a lot of positives in last loss of year as CSUN tries to keep head up

Alonso Tacanga May 12, 2012

After a 4-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara Saturday afternoon at Matador Diamond signaled the end of the most futile of seasons in CSUN’s history, catcher Mikayla Thielges pitched the idea that 2012 had...


Softball: Pagano, Matadors go 0-2 against UCR to fall into tie for last place in Big West

Alonso Tacanga May 5, 2012

RIVERSIDE – In a season full of struggles, hitting pitcher Mia Pagano has been the brightest spot for CSUN. So with the Matadors down to their last out and trailing by one in Game 2 of a Saturday...


Softball: Pagano makes comeback for Game 1 win, CSUN splits doubleheader against Titans

Alonso Tacanga April 28, 2012

Three years into her career at CSUN, pitcher Mia Pagano had yet to do what she did Saturday to get a 5-2 win against the Titans. Getting relieved at the end of the sixth inning after having all...

CSUN pitcher Brianna Elder throws a ball to a Long Beach batter Sunday. The Matadors host a three-game series against Cal Sate Fullerton this weekend. Photo Credit: Mariela Molina / Photo Editor

Softball: CSUN hopes turnaround starts with Titans series

Alonso Tacanga April 25, 2012

No matter how many times the Matadors have lost this season, pitcher Brianna Elder isn’t used to the feeling of defeat. It stings her every time. “Losing is always difficult, I never really...


Softball: Matadors’ offense outdueled by powerful New Mexico

Alonso Tacanga April 8, 2012

Having witnessed two teammates succumb before the powerful New Mexico bats, CSUN pitcher Brianna Elder tried just about everything to escape the same fate and – in the process – give her team a...

Matador pitcher Mia Pagano looks for a strike against Harvard Saturday afternoon. Pagano recorded three strikeouts, but her opening pitches allowed two runs for the Crimson. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Senior Photographer

Softball: Pitching woes lead to back-to-back Matador losses to Harvard

Anthony Carpio March 10, 2012

A slow start on pitching led to CSUN’s 5-2 loss against Harvard Saturday afternoon at Matador Diamond. The Matadors (5-18) were swept by the Crimson (5-3) in the Northridge Classic, winning both...

Jason Flowers poses during a November photo shoot. Flowers says his coaching style is  “upfront and blunt” and credits his wife Tairia for having a “better poker face.” Sundial File Photo

Valentine’s Feature: Married Matador coaches Jason and Tairia Flowers make home/work relationship work

Alonso Tacanga February 13, 2012

A month into his head-coaching tenure with the CSUN women’s basketball program, Jason Flowers received some news that made him feel like he was in a movie. His wife, Tairia Flowers, had just been...

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