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Men’s Basketball: Outlining Big West competition for CSUN

Andrew Martinez

November 15, 2014

After battling the likes of Louisville, Arizona and San Diego State in arguably the toughest non-conference schedule the men’s basketball team has ever scheduled, the Matadors will have their work cut out for them come Big West conference play.   CSUN’s biggest conference threats come...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors suffer a sweep at the hands of UCSB

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors suffer a sweep at the hands of UCSB

Candice Criss

October 19, 2014

Despite the hard effort and the close scores, the Matadors (13-5, 4-2) were not able to gain the victory in their matchup against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (9-9, 4-3) on Saturday. This match resulted in a sweep (26-24, 25-20, 28-26) that ended the Matadors’ two-game winning streak. The fir...

Women’s Soccer: Big West win breaks 10 game road loss streak

Women’s Soccer: Big West win breaks 10 game road loss streak

Trevor Talan

October 4, 2014

Overcoming what has eluded them since September of 2013, CSUN women's soccer (4-7-1, 1-0 Big West) took a big road win at Santa Barbara (6-4-2, 0-1 Big West), Friday, in their Big West Conference debut. With apropos timing, the Matadors secured their first Big West win coming off a 10 game losing str...

Women’s Soccer: Matadors open Big West Conference play against UCSB

Women’s Soccer: Matadors open Big West Conference play against UCSB

Shaka Dixon

October 2, 2014

Bloodied but unbowed, CSUN Women’s Soccer (3-7-1) enter Big West Conference play confident of a top four finish and a resulting ticket into the Big West Conference Tournament. “We expected to do a lot better than we did in preseason, but overall, as a group, we did pretty well. We grew much m...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Men’s Basketball: Matadors upset UCSB In overtime thriller

Kevin Linares

February 16, 2014

  The Matadors (13-14, 5-7 Big West) put a halt to the first place UC Santa Barbara Gauchos’ (16-7, 7-3 Big West) four-game win streak, beating them 80-78 in overtime at the Thunderdome. Cal State Northridge had lost to the Gauchos in the first meeting between the two teams earlier in the s...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors break records in rout of UC Santa Barbara

Women’s Basketball: Matadors break records in rout of UC Santa Barbara

Brian Bernstein

February 15, 2014

  CSUN (13-13, 9-3 Big West) never trailed the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-16, 2-8 Big West) and got the victory 78-54 for their first home win against UCSB since 1984 and their third total victory since 84, the first since 2007. The Matadors started the season having lost 14 straight gam...

Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

Men’s Volleyball: Matador drop first leg of SoCal road trip

Kevin Linares

February 13, 2014

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (7-3, 6-3 MPSF) proved to be too much for the Matadors (3-7, 3-6 MPSF) at Rob Gym Wednesday night, as they won the match in straight sets, 25-18, 25-19, 25-16.  The Gauchos extended CSUN’s losing streak to four matches. Cal State Northridge was led by junior middle blocke...

Men’s Basketball: Matadors give up lead, game to UCSB at home, 79-69

Men’s Basketball: Matadors give up lead, game to UCSB at home, 79-69

Alex Vejar

January 19, 2014

  The Matadors (10-9, 2-2 Big West) were dropped in front of a packed Matadome by the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (11-5, 2-1 Big West) 79-69 Saturday night. Senior guard Josh Greene led the Matadors with 27 points and made all 12 of his free throws. Junior forward Stephen Maxwell chipped in a dou...

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN drops home finale to UCSB

Women’s Volleyball: No. 21 CSUN drops home finale to UCSB

Andrew Martinez

November 17, 2013

The No. 21 Matadors (22-5, 12-2 Big West) were unable to extend their winning streak as UC Santa Barbara (15-9, 10-2 Big West) pulled away with the victory in the final match of the season at the Matadome Saturday,  25-18, 27-29, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12. A trio of Matadors combined for 47 kills, but ...

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Men’s Soccer: Lev-Ari’s hat trick sends No. 25 Matadors to Big West Conference Final

Andrew Martinez

November 16, 2013

Junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari stole the show Friday night as he recorded his second career hat trick in leading the No. 25 Matadors (15-5-1, 5-4-1 Big West) to a 3-2 victory over No. 10 UC Santa Barbara (12-5-3, 7-0-3 Big West) in the Big West men’s soccer tournament semifinal. In defeating the Big...

Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

Women’s Soccer: Struggling Matadors fall to UCSB

Brian Bernstein

October 13, 2013

The woes for the Matadors (5-9-1, 0-3-1) continue as they fall to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (8-6-1, 2-2) 1-0. CSUN has now lost three out of their first four Big West Conference games. The Gauchos were able to capitalize on a turnover deep in Matador territory 13 minutes into the game. Senior d...

Men’s Soccer: No. 4 Matadors fall to UCSB 2-1 in overtime

Men’s Soccer: No. 4 Matadors fall to UCSB 2-1 in overtime

Darko Debogovic

October 12, 2013

An early first half goal convinced the Matadors (10-2-0, 2-1-0) the victory was theirs, but UC Santa Barbara (8-4-0, 3-0-0) was able to steal the game on a penalty kick in the dying seconds of overtime, Friday night at Matador Soccer Field.  After falling behind in the fifth minute of play, th...

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