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Women’s waterpolo defeats No. 20 LMU to end regular season

CSUN water polo athletes defend goal

Diego Marquez

April 24, 2016

Ending the regular season with a win, the No. 25 CSUN women's water polo team (11-19) defeated No. 20 Loyola Marymount Lions (11-19) on their home court, 9-7. This gets the Matadors back on the winning side of things as they dropped the previous five games before their matchup against the Lions on Saturd...

ICYMI: CSUN women’s water polo falters against UC Davis on senior day

Water polo athlete throws ball as she lifts herself above water

Diego Marquez

April 14, 2016

The No. 25 CSUN water polo couldn't complete a late-game rally and fell 10-9 to the UC Davis Aggies. The seniors honored were Natalie Averall, Taryn Kaminoto, and Taitum Herrington the Matador's Women Water Polo. The Aggies scored first when Hailey Wright netted the first goal of the match. With...

Confidence plays major role in water polo success for Sanchez

Water polo athlete poses with ball outside of pool

Matthew Wojtasiak

April 5, 2016

At the beach with a surfboard in hand, 19-year-old CSUN sophomore Maddie Sanchez stares at the rippling ocean waves in her birth place of San Clemente, California. Sanchez's self-confidence has pushed her to be successful in not just this difficult sport, but water polo as well. Playing since she...

Matadors end rollercoaster weekend 1-3

File Photo- Sophomore Katelyn Fairchild just before passing the ball in Matadors home game against UC San Diego Sunday afternoon. Photo credit: Patricia Perdomo

Eric Licas

March 8, 2016

CSUN women's water polo team played three games this weekend: a double- header on Saturday against Azusa Pacific University and Cal State Bakersfield and the home opener on Sunday against University of California San Diego. In the first match on Saturday, the Matadors maintained a lead against the Azusa...

This week in Matador sports

Junior second baseman Fred Smith looks for a potential triple play in the sixth inning, February 26, 2016. Smith also had two hits in the game. (Max Zeronian/Sundial)

Julius Lasin

March 2, 2016

March 3 Beach Volleyball vs. CSU Bakersfield (CSUN, 1 p.m.) Baseball @ George Mason (Fairfax, Va., 11:30 a.m.) Women's basketball vs. CSU Fullerton (Matadome, 7 p.m.) March 4 Men's volleyball @ Penn State (Penn State University, 4:30 p.m.) Baseball @ George Mason (Fairfax, Va., 11 a.m.) Softball vs...

Women’s Water Polo: CSUN Remains Undefeated at Home; Defeats Claremont

Women's Water Polo: CSUN Remains Undefeated at Home; Defeats Claremont

Lauren Holmes

February 14, 2015

Without prior knowledge of one’s standings or statistics, Friday afternoon’s match between the No. 9 CSUN Matadors and the winless Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas might appear to simply be a meeting of equally matched forces. But the Matadors effectively won the match 15 – 7, an outcome similar...

Water Polo: CSUN finish fourth at UCSD Triton Invitational

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Lauren Holmes

February 9, 2015

The CSUN water polo team claimed fourth place out of 16 teams in the UCSD Triton Invitational on Sunday Feb. 8th after losing to No. 3 USC in the semifinals and No. 5 Arizona State in the third place game. Despite CSUN’s sweep of Saturday’s competition, Sunday’s NCAA top-five ranked opponents...

Women’s Water Polo: CSUN knocks Hartwick and UC Davis to advance to UCSD Triton Invitational semis

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Lauren Holmes

February 8, 2015

After what seemed to be a slow start to the season, No. 11 CSUN’s women water polo team has won six of their last seven games with a pair of victories over No. 16 UC Davis and Hartwick College in the UCSD Triton Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 7th. The water polo team beat Davis 10 – 8, then advanced...

Upcoming Sports Games

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:...

The new face of Matador water polo

Photo Courtesy of Loyola Marymount Athletics

Trevor Talan

October 1, 2014

Coming off one of the most successful seasons CSUN has seen, women's water polo is at pivotal point in program history with new leadership steering the way. Behind the helm is new head coach Martin Matthies. As the program’s third ever head coach, he hopes to capitalize off last season's impressive...

Water Polo: Big West Championship within reach for Matadors

Monique Muñiz

April 27, 2011

Coach Marcelo Leonadi knew his team would be in the mix in the Big West Conference standings since the beginning of the season. Even though his team has struggled on defense, penalties and solid goaltending, once again the Matadors are in second place going into the tournament. “We were not expected to perform this well based on all the seniors we lost last year, in terms of the rest of the lea...

Get to know: Chelsea Curran

Monique Muñiz

April 18, 2011

Full Name: Chelsea Marin Curran Date of Birth: May 16, 1988 Place of Birth: Anaheim, California Height: 5’8” Position: Center Major: Psychology with minors in gerontology and human sexuality Stats: In 10th place on the career goals scoring list with 95 FAVORITES Food: Mexican Music: Rock, country, metal and alternative Movie: “Pirat...

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