The Sundial

No. 2 Matadors sink in semifinals against No. 6 Long Beach State

Monique Muñiz

May 1, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - One penalty in the last period of play and one missed penalty shot in overtime made the difference in the semifinal game as CSUN failed to capitalize to make it to the Big West Championship game. With 1:32 left in regulation and the Matadors up by one, CSUN’s Sydney S...

CSUN water polo can’t hold on to first place in Big West Conference after loss to UC Irvine

Monique Muñiz

April 16, 2011

Irvine, Calif. - The Matadors knew coming in to face No. 10 UC Irvine on the road was going to be tough game and the results proved it as CSUN lost time in the final minutes of play and fell 9-8. With the loss, the No. 14 Cal State Northridge water polo team dropped its sole first place in the Big West Conference standings. The Matadors are now in a tie for second place with UC Santa Barbara. They can s...

CSUN water polo: Matadors edge Aggies in first Big West Conference game

Monique Muñiz

April 2, 2011

Building confidence in a young CSUN team has been one of the main goals coming into Big West Play. For the No. 17 Matador water polo team, it showed just how confident they are in a 14-13 win over No. 15 UC Davis at Matador Pool. "I looked at Heidi (Pettinger) Sydney (Sonoda) and Whitney (Delgado) and as a coach you look at them and they looked confident, cool calm and collected," coach Marcelo Leonardi said. ...

CSUN water polo: Matadors beat Bucknell and Marist at Matador pool

Monique Muñiz

March 16, 2011

Two games, two different styles of play, but same outcome for the Matadors as they defeated both Bucknell and Marist at Matador Pool Wednesday. The CSUN water polo team played its most physical game of the season so far. The Matadors were able to come out with the victory in their first game of ...

CSUN water polo goes 4-0 at Cal Lutheran Invitational

Monique Muñiz

March 7, 2011

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Coming off a tough invitational last weekend where they went 1-3, the Matadors came out more focused and went 4-0 in the Cal Lutheran Invitational. Saturday Matchup In the first game, the Cal State Northridge water polo team faced the Concordia Eagles and came out w...

Women’s water polo dominates in home opener

Monique Muñiz

February 20, 2011

The Matadors came out with two wins at Matador pool despite the rain, and two delayed games due to lighting and referees being late. In their first home game of the season, the No. 12 CSUN water polo team (8-5) did not disappoint its fans, beating Cal State Bakersfield 18-7 and Occidental 10-5. “We had home court advantage and it was more exciting having a lot of fans, and we we...

CSUN water polo head to UC San Diego Tournament to face Cal State Bakersfield

Monique Muñiz

February 9, 2011

Coming off a perfect 3-0 performance at the Cal Baptist Invitational, the Cal State Northridge water polo team looks to continue the momentum into this weekend’s games at the UC San Diego Tournament. “This weekend will be more challenging, but hopefully the experience from this last weekend wil...

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