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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 and utility, Maria Sandghdar, screams as her team scores a point against University of California, Santa Barbara on April 5, 2024. Photo by Mackenzie Ferguson.

CSUN women’s water polo rallies for comeback win on Senior Day

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 10, 2024

No. 25 CSUN Water Polo (17-14, 1-5 Big West) showcased their unwavering fight in a thrilling last minute of a game on a highly emotional Senior Day. Defender Anna Pal led the Matadors to a remarkable comeback...

Attacker Tatiana Smeltzer, 6, throws the ball towards the goal while being defended against Cal State Long Beach on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at the Matador Pool in Northridge, Calif.

Defense drowns CSUN, Matadors suffer fifth consecutive loss

Kevin Khachatryan, Reporter April 2, 2024

The No. 25 Matadors fell to No. 6 Long Beach at the Matador Pool on Saturday afternoon, CSUN’s second-to-last home game before starting their two-game road trip next week. The game began with a flurry...

CSUN beach volleyball teammates Emily Sparks, 15, and Mikaela Maughan, 22, slap hands as they celebrate scoring against the University of San Francisco on March 31, 2023, at the CSUN Beach Volleyball Complex in Northridge, Calif.

Matador Spring Sports Recap

Maxwell Clark and Joseph Gonzalez May 30, 2023

Men’s basketball The CSUN men’s basketball team ended its season with just seven wins and went winless on the road this year. The team ended with 25 losses. The Matadors have not had more than...

CSUN womens softball player

CSUN sports roundup: 04/12 – 04/25

Joseph Gonzalez, Reporter May 2, 2023

The 2023 season is just about over for most of CSUN’s sports programs. The semester was filled with highs and lows. Many teams exceeded expectations while some failed to live up to them. Softball The...

CSUN water polo athletes defend goal

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

Diego Marquez April 24, 2016
Sophomore Madeleine Sanchez breaks record for CSUN water polo and CSUN defeats LMU Lions.
File Photo- Sophomore Katelyn Fairchild just before passing the ball in Matadors home game against UC San Diego Sunday afternoon. Photo credit: Patricia Perdomo

Matadors end rollercoaster weekend 1-3

Eric Licas March 8, 2016
A weekend of water polo leads to one win and two losses for the women's water polo.
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)

This week in Matador sports

Julius Lasin March 2, 2016
This week marks the end of the men's and women's basketball regular season
File Photo/The Sundial

Women’s Water Polo: CSUN eliminated from Big West with 6-5 loss to Hawaii

Kenneth Berry April 26, 2015
The No. 2 Matadors mised out on an opportunity to go the Big West Championship with bitter defeat at the hands of the No. 3 Rainbow Wahine..
File Photo/The Sundial

Women’s Water Polo: No. 9 CSUN ends regular season with 8-6 win over No.13 UC Santa Barbara

Kenneth Berry April 12, 2015
With relatives and fellow matador athletes in attendance to celebrate Senior Day, the Matadors defeat the No. 13 Gauchos to strengthen their postseason seeding.
File Photo/The Sundial

Water Polo: Sanchez game-winner leads No. 8 CSUN over No. 6 Hawai’i 7-6

Vincent Nguyen March 8, 2015
Matadors win their first Big West Conference game in clutch form
File Photo/The Sundial

Water Polo: No. 9 CSUN splits games at UC Irvine Invitational

Lauren Holmes February 22, 2015

The No. 9 CSUN water polo team started off the UC Irvine Invitational on a high note with their 10- 9 overtime victory over No. 8 San Jose State, but No. 1 Stanford won 16 – 3 in the second matchup to...

Womens Water Polo: Matadors sweep in Redlands double-header

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors sweep in Redlands double-header

Lauren Holmes February 16, 2015

Early leads allowed No. 9 CSUN to sweep in the Redlands, Calif. double header, defeating Pomona – Pitzer 15 – 10 and Redlands 18 – 4 Sunday afternoon. The Matadors led their first opponent...

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