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Men’s Volleyball: Matadors can’t overcome the storm and get swept by the Waves

Kyle Stevenson, outside hitter, against Pepperdine Waves. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/Contributor

Sarah Goulding

January 22, 2015

In their road-trip opener, the Matadors were swept by No. 6 Pepperdine 15-25, 22-25, 15-25. The highly ranked Waves (6-1, 2-1 MPSF) dominated the court with their defense and accumulated 16 enormous blocks. The Matadors (3-3, 1-1 MPSF) had two in all three matches. Junior outside hitter Sam Holt and so...

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Kenneth Berry

January 19, 2015

Wednesday: January 21: Men's Volleyball at Pepperdine at 7 p.m.Thursday: January 22: Women's Basketball at 7 p.m. at UC IrvineMen's Basketball vs. UC Irvine at the Matadome at 7 p.m. Broadcast on ESPN3 Friday: January 23: Women's Water Polo UCSB Winter Invite at Santa Barbara: vs. Arizona State at 3:...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN sweep second straight game in MPSF opener

CSUN lines up before tip-off against UCSD at the Matadome. The Matadors swept the Tritons to make it two sweeps in a row. Photo credit: Sarah Goulding

Sarah Goulding

January 17, 2015

The Matadors (3-2, 1-0 MPSF) swept UC San Diego (1-3, 0-1 MPSF) in their first MPSF game of the season 25-20, 25-13, 25-21. CSUN came in hot after sweeping George Mason just four days prior to the match and was hungry for another victory. “For us to win, we needed to focus on us not so much...

Men’s Volleyball: CSUN sweeps George Mason to cap off preseason

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Sarah Goulding

January 14, 2015

CSUN took their home opener against George Mason by storm, sweeping the Patriots 25-18, 25-14, 25-19 Tuesday night in their final non-conference match. The Matadors won a home opener for the first time in two seasons and they did so setting new season and career high records. The Matadors (2-2)...

Women’s Volleyball: Casey Hinger’s legacy ahead of the class

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Candice Criss

December 11, 2014

Since her debut in 2011, Casey Hinger, senior child development major, has been able to make impressive strides as a middle blocker for the women’s volleyball team. Hinger ended her last season as a Matador with a total of 323 kills (3.30 kills per set), 276 digs, 24 aces and 91 total blocks. Sh...

Women’s Volleyball: Boykin lives above the net, despite no postseason

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Candice Criss

December 5, 2014

On Nov. 30 the Matadors received news that they would not be competing in the NCAA tournament this season after they made it into the top 50 as the No. 49 seed. Danetta Boykin, junior communications major, has chosen not to get distressed about the decision and does not plan on thinking too much on the...

Women’s Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn’t outshine Matadors’ 2014 season

Women's Volleyball: NCAA Tournament snub doesn't outshine Matadors' 2014 season

Pete D. Camarillo

December 2, 2014

An NCAA tournament bid would have been the climax to a 19-9 season for the Matadors. However, when the championship field was announced Nov. 30, CSUN was not selected for any of the 64 tournament seeds despite being a top 50 ranked team. After UC Irvine ended CSUN’s five game win streak, head...

Women’s Volleyball: UC Irvine ends Matadors win streak on Senior Night

Senior Casey Hinger during the match against UC Irvine on Nov. 29. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/Contributor

Candice Criss

November 30, 2014

The Matadors’ winning streak came to an end after the visiting UC Irvine Anteaters defeated them in four sets (28-26, 16-25, 25-23, 27-25) on Saturday night. This match against UC Irvine (19-12, 9-7 Big West) was the last of the Matadors’ regular season games (19-9, 10-6 Big West). Saturday nig...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors continue hot streak against Fullerton with fifth sweep

Senior, libero, Kelcie Randazzo, hits the ball and the Matadors sweep the Titans 3-0, in tonights game. Photo Credit: Kelly Rosales/Contributor

Candice Criss

November 27, 2014

For the fifth consecutive time, the Matadors earned a win after sweeping the Cal State Fullerton Titans (25-11, 25-12, 25-21) at the Matadome on Wednesday. Not only was this match against Cal State Fullerton (8-20, 2-13) another win for the Matadors’ streak (19-8, 10-5 Big West), but it is also t...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN earns fourth consecutive sweep against UC Davis

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Candice Criss

November 23, 2014

  The Matadors’ winning streak still has not let up after landing their fourth consecutive sweep during Saturday’s match against the UC Davis Aggies (25-14, 25-19, 25-23). The win against UC Davis (15-13, 10-5 Big West) sets the Matadors at 18-8 overall and 9-5 Big West. Leading...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors secure three game winning streak by defeating UC Riverside

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Candice Criss

November 21, 2014

A winning streak is among the Matadors after defeating UC Riverside (25-16, 25-8, 25-11) in an away game on Thursday night. The Matadors (17-8, 8-5 Big West) have gotten into a stride with this game against UC Riverside (2-24, 0-14 Big West) being their third consecutive sweep. This win follow...

Women’s Volleyball: CSUN conclude home stand with sweep of Cal Poly

Matadors Danetta Boykin strikes a kill against two UC Santa Barbara Gauchos defenders on Friday, Nov. 14. in Northridge, Calif. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ The Sundial

Candice Criss

November 16, 2014

The Matadors put an end to their two-night homestand on Saturday with a sweep (15-25, 20-25, 16-25) against Cal Poly. This win makes the second consecutive sweep for the Matadors (16-8, 7-5 Big West) after they defeated UC Santa Barbara. These past two games were important for the Matadors t...

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