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Apr 3, 2014
2 UCLA
3 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Apr 4, 2014
2 Cal State Northridge
4 at UC Riverside
Final
8 Hawai'i
9 at Cal State Northridge
Final - OT
Apr 5, 2014
2 Cal State Northridge
6 at UC Riverside
Final
1 UC Santa Barbara
3 at Cal State Northridge
Final
1 UC Davis
5 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Game One of Doubleheader
5 UC Davis
4 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Game Two of Doubleheader
Apr 6, 2014
7 Cal State Northridge
1 at UC Riverside
Final
0 UC Davis
4 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Apr 7, 2014
10th Place (577) at Redhawk Invitational
36-Hole Total
University Place, WA (Chambers Bay)
4th Place (613) at The Gold Rush
36-Hole Total
Yorba Linda, CA (Yorba Linda C.C.)
7 Cal State Northridge
0 at Cal St. Stanislaus
Final
Apr 8, 2014
2 Cal State Northridge
8 at Fresno State
Final
10th Place (877) at Redhawk Invitational
Final
University Place, WA (Chambers Bay)
5th Place (918) at The Gold Rush
Final
Yorba Linda, CA (Yorba Linda C.C.)
2 Cal State Northridge
5 at UC Davis
Final
Apr 9, 2014
5 Cal State Northridge
0 at Bakersfield
Final
Game One of Doubleheader
0 Cal State Northridge
3 at Bakersfield
Final
Game Two of Doubleheader
Apr 10, 2014
0 Cal State Northridge
3 at Long Beach State
Final
Apr 11, 2014
5 Cal State Northridge
7 at UC Irvine
Final
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Apr 12, 2014
4 Cal State Northridge
5 at UC Irvine
Final
3 Long Beach State
0 at Cal State Northridge
Final
8 UC Santa Barbara
7 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Game One of Doubleheader
8 UC Santa Barbara
3 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Game Two of Doubleheader
6 Cal State Northridge
1 at Westmont
Final
7 Long Beach State
11 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Apr 13, 2014
2 Cal State Northridge
10 at UC Irvine
Final
6 UC Santa Barbara
2 at Cal State Northridge
Final
4th Place (307) at Big West Championship
18-hole total
San Luis Obispo, CA (San Luis Obispo C.C.)
2 Cal State Northridge
5 at UC Santa Barbara
Final
11 UC Irvine
5 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Apr 14, 2014
9th Place (595) at OGIO Pacific Coast Invitational
36-hole total
Goleta, CA (Sandpiper G.C.)
2nd Place (603) at Big West Championship
36-hole total
San Luis Obispo, CA (San Luis Obispo C.C.)
Apr 15, 2014
9 Pepperdine
5 at Cal State Northridge
Final
9th place (900) at OGIO Pacific Coast Invitational
Final
Goleta, CA (Sandpiper G.C.)
0 Cal State Northridge
8 at UCLA
Final - 5 innings
2nd Place (911) at Big West Championship
Final
San Luis Obispo, CA (San Luis Obispo C.C.)
Apr 17, 2014
2 Hawai'i
6 at Cal State Northridge
Final
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Apr 18, 2014
1 Hawai'i
2 at Cal State Northridge
Final
8 Cal State Northridge
0 at UC Riverside
Final
Game One of Doubleheader
3 Cal State Northridge
2 at UC Riverside
Final
Game Two of Doubleheader
7 Cal State Northridge
8 at UC Santa Barbara
Final
Apr 19, 2014
9 Hawai'i
1 at Cal State Northridge
Final
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBD
@ TBD
TBA
MPSF Tournament (Quarterfinals)
9 Cal State Northridge
3 at UC Riverside
Final
Apr 20, 2014
Hawai'i
at Cal State Northridge
10:00 AM
Apr 22, 2014
Cal State Northridge
at San Diego State
6:00 PM
Apr 24, 2014
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBD
@ TBD
TBA
MPSF Tournament (Semifinals)
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBA
@ Indian Wells, Calif.
TBA
2014 Big West Tournament Opening Round
Apr 25, 2014
Cal State Northridge
at TCU
4:30 PM
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Cal State Northridge
vs. TBA
@ Indian Wells, Calif.
TBA
2014 Big West Tournament Quarterfinals
Apr 26, 2014
Cal State Northridge
at TCU
2:00 PM
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Cal State Northridge
vs. TBD
@ TBD
TBA
MPSF Tournament (Final)
Long Beach State
at Cal State Northridge
12:00 PM
Game One of Doubleheader
Long Beach State
at Cal State Northridge
2:00 PM
Game Two of Doubleheader
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBA
@ Indian Wells, Calif.
TBA
2014 Big West Tournament Semifinals
TBA
vs. Cal State Northridge
@ Long Beach, Ca.
3:15 PM
Big West Tournament
Apr 27, 2014
Cal State Northridge
at TCU
11:00 AM
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at Big West Championship
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San Jacinto, CA (Soboba Springs C.C.)
Long Beach State
at Cal State Northridge
12:00 PM
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBA
@ Indian Wells, Calif.
TBA
2014 Big West Tournament Finals
Cal State Northridge
vs. TBA
@ Long Beach, Calif.
TBA
Big West Championship Long Beach, Calif.
Apr 28, 2014
at Big West Championship
All Day
San Jacinto, CA (Soboba Springs C.C.)
Apr 29, 2014
Cal State Northridge
at Bakersfield
6:00 PM
at Big West Championship
All Day
San Jacinto, CA (Soboba Springs C.C.)
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April 17, 2014 Cal State Northridge Seeded #2 at Big West Conference Tournament Cal State Northridge has earned the second-seed at the 2014 Big West Conference Women’s Water Polo Tournament.
April 14, 2014 Matadors' Lorraine Cheung Serves Up Smiles On and Off the Court Senior Lorraine Cheung will play the final home match of her career this Sunday against Hawai'i. The team's only four-year player, Cheung has had an extraordinary career at CSUN and has always done so with a smile and grace that has resonated among her teammates and coaches.
April 16, 2014 Matadors Travel for Big West Games at UC Riverside The Cal State Northridge softball team (26-19, 3-6 Big West) heads to UC Riverside for a three-game Big West Conference series with the Highlanders. CSUN and UCR will square off in a doubleheader on Friday, April 18 at Amy S. Harrison Field beginning at 1:30 p.m. The next day, the teams will meet in a noon contest to conclude the series. Links for live stats will be available at GoMatadors.com and fans are encouraged to check with the CSUN Athletic Department’s official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for updates throughout the weekend.
April 15, 2014 CSUN Posts Impressive Second-Place Finish at Big West Championship Cal State Northridge completed its best showing at the Big West Championship in 10 years while senior Clariss Guce came maddeningly close to winning the conference's individual title Tuesday at San Luis Obispo Country Club.
April 15, 2014 Matadors Split Season Series With Pepperdine After 9-5 Loss On a warm and breezy day in the San Fernando Valley, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-23) were defeated by the Pepperdine Waves (28-8) 9-5 in a game that featured 24 hits, 14 runs and six errors on Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field. With the loss, the Matadors split the season series against the Waves one game apiece.
April 15, 2014 Bruins' Big Inning Sinks CSUN The Cal State Northridge softball team (26-19) lost 8-0 in five innings to No. 2 UCLA in a non-conference contest at Easton Stadium Tuesday afternoon. Ariana Wassmer had the Matadors' base hit and Taylor Glover stole her 16th base of the season, but a six-run fifth inning aided by an error in the field lifted the Bruins to the win.
April 15, 2014 CSUN Can't Improve from Ninth at OGIO UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate Senior Kyler Sauer posted his third top-20 finish of the season but his Cal State Northridge team was unable to move up and wound up ninth after the final round of the OGIO UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate Tuesday at Sandpiper G.C.
April 14, 2014 Guce, Matadors Vault Up the Leaderboard at Big West Championship Monday was moving day for the Cal State Northridge women's golf team as senior Clariss Guce led the charge up the leaderbaord in round two of the Big West Championship at San Luis Obispo Country Club.
April 14, 2014 CSUN To Host Pepperdine, Hawai'i This Week; Movie Night Thursday The Cal State Northridge Matadors return home after a seven-game road trip and will play their next four at Matador Field this week. The week will get started on Tuesday, April 15, when the Pepperdine Waves visit the Valley. Two days later, the Hawai’i Rainbows come to the mainland for a three-game Big West Conference series beginning on Thursday, April 17th.
April 14, 2014 CSUN Ninth After Two Rounds of UCSB OGIO Intercollegiate After a disappointing opening team round of 306, Cal State Northridge put together a solid second round 289 and sit ninth through two rounds of the UCSB OGIO Intercollegiate Monday at Sandpiper G.C.
April 13, 2014 Matadors in Fourth After Opening Round of Big West Championship The Cal State Northridge women's golf team opened with a round of 307 and is in fourth place after 18 holes of the Big West Championship. Two CSUN players, Clarissa Guce and Cesilie Hagen, are tied for fifth.
April 13, 2014 Matador Tennis Falls 5-2 at UC Santa Barbara The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (12-8, 3-4 Big West) lost 5-2 to UC Santa Barbara Sunday afternoon in a Big West Conference match in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Matadors won the doubles point as Mickey Hsu and Kristen Poei improved to 17-1 on the season. Poei also captured a singles win to improve to 12-6 on the season.
April 13, 2014 #8 CSUN Falls To #5 UC Irvine, 11-5 Despite three goals from senior Jenny Jamison, eighth-ranked Cal State Northridge fell to fifth-ranked UC Irvine, 11-5, in a Big West Conference women’s water polo match on Sunday afternoon at Matador Pool.
April 13, 2014 CSUN Loses Series Finale at UC Irvine 10-2 Michael Livingston went 2-for-3 with a triple and Louis Cohen pitched 3.2 scoreless innings of relief but the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-22, 2-7 Big West) were defeated 10-2 by the UC Irvine Anteaters (24-11, 8-1 Big West) in a Big West Conference game on Sunday afternoon at Anteater Ballpark. The Anteaters scored the final eight runs of the game after the Matadors tied the score at two runs apiece early on.
April 13, 2014 Matadors Drop 6-2 Decision to UC Santa Barbara in Series Finale The Cal State Northridge softball team (26-18, 3-6 Big West) lost 6-2 to UC Santa Barbara Sunday afternoon in the third and final game of a Big West Conference series at Matador Diamond. CSUN struck for a pair of runs in the first inning, but UCSB struck for a two-out, three-run home run in the fourth and piled on three insurance runs in the seventh to complete the weekend sweep.
April 12, 2014 #8 CSUN Defeats #11 Long Beach State, 11-7; #5 UC Irvine Next Cal State Northridge, ranked eighth in the nation, handed eleventh-ranked Long Beach State an 11-7 defeat in a Big West Conference women’s water polo game on Saturday afternoon at Matador Pool.
April 12, 2014 Matador Tennis Posts 6-1 Win at Westmont The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (12-7) defeated Westmont 6-1 Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match in Santa Barbara, Calif. The Matadors swept through doubles play and took five of the six singles matches in straight sets to secure the road victory.
April 12, 2014 Matadors Fall to 49ers in Season Finale 15th-ranked Cal State Northridge dropped its 2014 season finale as the visiting seventh-ranked Long Beach State 49ers clinched a spot in the postseason with a 25-18, 25-17, 25-17 win in The Matadome.
April 12, 2014 UC Irvine Slips Past CSUN 5-4 Despite scoring three late runs for the second game in a row, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-21, 2-6 Big West) were edged by the UC Irvine Anteaters (23-11, 7-1 Big West) 5-4 in a Big West Conference game Saturday afternoon at Anteater Ballpark. The Matadors put up three runs in the eighth inning and had the tying run in scoring position in the ninth before the game was over.
April 12, 2014 UC Santa Barbara Sweeps Saturday Twinbill from CSUN The Cal State Northridge softball team (26-17, 3-5 Big West) lost 8-7 and 8-3 Saturday to UC Santa Barbara in a Big West Conference doubleheader at Matador Diamond. Ariana Wassmer hit her second home run of the season and Kaitlin Toerner had a three-hit game in the second contest, but the Gauchos struck early and often in winning the two games.
April 11, 2014 Ninth-Inning Rally Falls Just Short in 7-5 Loss at UC Irvine A three-run rally in the ninth inning was nearly enough, but the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-20, 2-5 Big West) were defeated by the UC Irvine Anteaters (22-11, 6-1 Big West) 7-5 on Friday night at Anteater Ballpark in a game televised by ESPN3. The Matadors trailed by five runs going into their final at-bats and had the tying run on first base when UC Irvine was finally able to escape with the win.
April 10, 2014 Melissa Doll Earns Big West Water Polo Player of the Week Honors The heroics of Cal State Northridge senior Melissa Doll helped her earn Big West Women’s Water Polo Player of the Week honors.
April 10, 2014 CSUN's Three-Match Win Streak Snapped in 3-0 Loss at Long Beach State 15th-ranked Cal State Northridge had its season-high three-match win streak snapped in a 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 loss at No. 7 Long Beach State in MPSF action Thursday night at Walter Pyramid.
April 10, 2014 Matadors Split Pair of Shutouts at Bakersfield The Cal State Northridge softball team (26-15) defeated Bakersfield 5-0 in game one before falling 3-0 in the nightcap of a doubleheader Wednesday at Roadrunner Softball Complex. Brianna Elder, the Big West Pitcher of the Week, tossed her second-straight shutout and the Matador offense slugged out 10 hits in the game one victory. In game two, CSUN could not cash in on multiple opportunities and left 11 runners on base in a 3-0 defeat.
April 8, 2014 CSUN Falls in Midweek Game at Fresno State 8-2 A six-run first inning spelled the difference as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-19) were defeated 8-2 by the Fresno State Bulldogs (18-15) on Tuesday night at Beiden Field. The Bulldogs scored five unearned runs after an early error and the Matadors were unable to overcome the deficit.
April 8, 2014 CSUN Tennis Falls 5-2 at UC Davis The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (11-7, 3-3 Big West) lost 5-2 to UC Davis Tuesday afternoon in a Big West Conference match in Davis, Calif. Freshmen Mickey Hsu and Kristen Poei continued their stellar freshmen seasons by winning in both doubles and singles against the Aggies.
April 8, 2014 Fifth-Place Finish for CSUN at The Gold Rush The Cal State Northridge women's golf team carded a final round 305 which left the Matadors fifth at the conclusion of The Gold Rush presented by Farmers Insurance at Yorba Linda Country Club on Tuesday.
April 8, 2014 Matadors Face Roadrunners, Gauchos in Five-Game Slate The Cal State Northridge softball team (25-14, 3-3 Big West) has a busy week ahead as it plays five game. On Wednesday, April 9, the Matadors head to Bakersfield to face the Bakersfield Roadrunners in a non-conference doubleheader at Roadrunner Softball Complex. First pitch between the longtime Division II rivals is slated for 1 p.m. Following the trip to Bakersfield, CSUN resumes league play with a Big West Conference series at home against UC Santa Barbara. The Matadors and Gauchos will play a doubleheader on Saturday, April 12, followed by a single game on Sunday, April 13. Both days are slated to being at noon at Matador Diamond. Live stats will be available for all five contests with links at GoMatadors.com.
April 8, 2014 Matadors Complete 2014 Season With Home and Home vs. Long Beach State 15th-ranked Cal State Northridge (10-15, 9-13 MPSF), riding a season-long three-match win streak, wraps up the 2014 season this week as the Matadors travel to No. 7 Long Beach State (16-9, 13-9 MPSF) on Thursday before hosting the 49ers in the season finale on Saturday.
April 8, 2014 Kristin McLaughlin – Champion !!! This is the incredible story of Kristin McLaughlin, former water polo player (2007-10).
April 7, 2014 Sam Holt Named MPSF Player of the Week CSUN sophomore outside hitter Sam Holt was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week after leading the Matadors to upset wins over No. 9 UCLA and No. 5 UCSB last week.
April 7, 2014 Matadors in the Hunt After 36 Holes of The Gold Rush Cal State Northridge has two players in the top-10 while the Matadors sit in fourth-place as a team after two rounds of The Gold Rush Presented by Farmers Insurance at Yorba Linda C.C.
April 7, 2014 CSUN Tennis Posts Fifth Straight Win with Sweep of Cal State Stanislaus The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (11-6) defeated Cal State Stanislaus 7-0 Monday afternoon in a non-conference match in Turlock, Calif. The Matadors did not drop a set in defeating the Warriors and posting their fifth-straight win.
April 7, 2014 Matadors Remain in Top-10 Heading Into Final Round of Redhawk Invitational The Cal State Northridge men's golf team is in the top-10 after Monday's 36 holes of the Redhawk Invitational at Chambers Bay. The Matadors are being paced by Kyler Sauer and Michael O'Connor who are both in the top-15.
April 7, 2014 Brianna Elder Named Big West Pitcher of the Week After allowing just one earned run in 14 innings to help lead the Cal State Northridge softball team to a series victory over UC Davis, junior Brianna Elder earned Big West Pitcher of the Week honors the league office announced Monday. Elder went 2-0 with two complete game victories and did not allow a run over her final 13 innings of work against the Aggies.
April 7, 2014 Matadors To Visit Fresno State, Face UC Irvine on ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge Matadors continue their seven-game road trip this week with games at Fresno State and UC Irvine. The Matadors will take on the Bulldogs for the first time since 2007 when the teams meet on Tuesday night before heading to Orange County to battle the Anteaters in a Big West Conference series. The opener at UC Irvine on Friday, April 11, will also be streamed live online by ESPN3 and WatchESPN.
April 6, 2014 Balkan's Career Day Leads to 7-1 Win at UC Riverside Behind a career day for senior Brett Balkan, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-8, 2-4 Big West) led start-to-finish in a 7-1 win over the UC Riverside Highlanders (14-13, 3-3 Big West) on Sunday afternoon at the Riverside Sports Complex. Balkan set a career high with three hits and drove in two runs in a convincing victory for the Matadors.
April 6, 2014 Brianna Elder, CSUN Blank UC Davis 4-0 to Capture Big West Series Junior Brianna Elder won her 17th game of the season by tossing a complete game shutout as the Cal State Northridge softball team (25-14, 3-3 Big West) defeated UC Davis 4-0 Sunday afternoon. At the plate, senior Leann Lopez blasted her first home run of the season and Katie Hooper had two hits as the Matadors captured their first series against the Aggies since 2009.
April 5, 2014 CSUN Pulls Off Second Straight Upset, Tops No. 5 UCSB in Four Sets Sam Holt capped an impressive week with a match-high 18 kills while Cal State Northridge also got contributions from several key players as the Matadors upset fifth-ranked UC Santa Barbara 25-18, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23 in a MPSF match Saturday at The Matadome.
April 6, 2014 Matadors Face Uneven Weather in Two Bay Area Meets Cal State Northridge men's and women's track & field traveled to the San Francisco Bay Area over the weekend competing at both the Stanford Invitational and the San Francisco State Distance Carnival.
April 5, 2014 Matadors Drop Second Game at UC Riverside 6-2 Four runs over the last three innings were too much to overcome as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (12-18, 1-4) dropped the second game of a Big West series against the UC Riverside Highlanders (14-12, 3-2) on Saturday night at the Riverside Sports Complex. The Matadors were able to cut into the lead on a pair of occasions but the Highlanders responded each time to claim the series heading into Sunday’s finale.
April 5, 2014 Matadors Split Doubleheader with UC Davis The Cal State Northridge softball team (24-14, 2-3 Big West) defeated UC Davis 5-1 before falling to the Aggies in the nightcap 5-4 Saturday in a Big West Conference doubleheader at Matador Diamond. Brianna Elder tossed a complete game and Kaitlin Toerner had two RBIs in the game one victory. In game two, the Matadors nearly mounted a late rally, but left the tying run on third to end the game.
April 4, 2014 CSUN Topped in Opener at UC Riverside 4-2 Ranny Lowe recorded three hits and Nicolas Osuna reached base four times, but the Cal State Northridge Matadors (12-17, 1-3 Big West) were defeated by the UC Riverside Highlanders (13-12, 2-2 Big West) in a Big West Conference game on Friday night at the Riverside Sports Complex. The Matadors scored two runs in the first inning but the Highlanders whittled away the lead and rallied for the win.
April 4, 2014 Dramatic Comeback Gives CSUN a 9-8 Double Overtime Decision over Hawai’i “Never Say Die” … “Never Give Up”
April 3, 2014 Holt's Record Night Leads CSUN to Five-Set Win Over No. 9 UCLA Sophomore Sam Holt connected for a career-high 37 kills leading Cal State Northridge to a 25-22, 19-25, 28-26, 16-25, 23-21 upset over the visiting ninth-ranked UCLA Bruins in a MPSF match Thursday night at The Matadome.
April 3, 2014 Matadors Return Home to Host UC Davis in Big West Series The Cal State Northridge softball team (23-13. 1-2 Big West) hosts its first Big West Conference series of the 2014 season this weekend with a three-game slate against the UC Davis Aggies. The two teams will play a doubleheader starting at noon on Saturday, April 5, and then play a single game on Sunday, April 6 also beginning at noon. Both contests will feature live stats available at GoMatadors.com.
April 3, 2014 Matadors Battle Inland Empire Foe UC Riverside This Week The Cal State Northridge Matadors open a seven-game road trip this week when the team heads to the Inland Empire to take on the UC Riverside Highlanders. Both teams are 1-2 in the Big West Conference after winning games on Sunday and look to move up the standings in the early season showdown this weekend. Last year, the Matadors swept all three games from the Highlanders at Matador Field. The two sides will open up the series this Friday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at the Riverside Sports Complex.
April 2, 2014 Marisa Young Earns Big West Water Polo Player of the Week Honors Marisa Young is certainly playing like an All-American in 2014.
April 2, 2014 Matadors Return Home For Three of Final Four Matches Beginning Thursday vs. UCLA Cal State Northridge (8-15, 7-13 MPSF) returns home for three of its final four matches of the 2014 season beginning Thursday as the Matadors host No. 9 UCLA (15-9, 12-8 MPSF).
March 30, 2014 Matador Women Win UCR Spring Classic, CSUN Men Third In the third weekend of the track & field season, Cal State Northridge ramped things up a bit as the Matador women won the UC Riverside Spring Classic while the CSUN men took third.
March 30, 2014 Matadors Storm Back for 6-5 Win over Long Beach State After trailing by three runs in the middle innings, Cal State Northridge rallied to score four unanswered and beat Long Beach State 6-5 on Sunday afternoon at Matador Field. Chester Pak had four hits and Nicolas Osuna drove in a pair of runs as the Matadors (12-16, 1-2 Big West) salvaged a game in the series against the Dirtbags (13-13, 2-1 Big West).
March 30, 2014 #7 CSUN Opens Big West Season – 10-7 Winner at #15 UC Davis Seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge got back on the winning track on Sunday afternoon with a 10-7 victory over 15th-ranked UC Davis in the Big West Conference opener at the Schaal Aquatics Center.
March 30, 2014 Matadors Fall in Extra Innings at Cal Poly The Cal State Northridge softball team (23-13, 1-2 Big West) lost 6-5 in nine innings to Cal Poly Sunday afternoon at Bob Janssen Field. The Matadors struck early and led 4-1, but the Mustangs fought back and eventually took the win and claimed the series. At the plate, Madison Fleming went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a double.
March 29, 2014 Fleming's Double Lifts CSUN Softball to Extra-Inning Victory at Cal Poly The Cal State Northridge softball team (23-12, 1-1 Big West) split a doubleheader with Cal Poly Saturday afternoon in both teams' Big West Conference opener Saturday afternoon at Bob Janssen Field. After falling 1-0 in game one, CSUN won 2-1 in 12 innings in game two to split the doubleheader. Madison Fleming blasted a two-run double to left in the top of the 12th and Daphne Pofek tossed six innings of relief work to earn the victory.
March 29, 2014 CSUN Wraps Up Road Trip With Five-Set Win at UC San Diego Cal State Northridge wrapped up its season-long, six-match road trip on a winning note as the Matadors came back from a two sets to one deficit to top host UC San Diego 25-14, 19-25, 22-25, 26-24, 15-12 Saturday at RIMAC Arena.
March 29, 2014 CSUN Tennis Downs Cal State Fullerton in Pivotal Big West Match The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (10-6, 3-2 Big West) defeated Cal State Fullerton 6-1 Saturday afternoon in a Big West Conference match in Orange County. The Matadors took the doubles point and Vivian Lin, Mickey Hsu, Criss Rodriguez, Lorraine Cheung and Leslie Chang all captured singles wins to help down the host Titans.
March 29, 2014 CSUN Edged By Long Beach State 4-3, Hiegert Honored Before Game A late rally spelled the difference as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (11-16, 0-2 Big West) were defeated by the Long Beach State Dirtbags (13-12, 2-0) 4-3 on Saturday afternoon at Matador Field. Prior to the game, the Matadors honored legendary head coach and athletic director Bob Hiegert by retiring his uniform number in an on-field ceremony.
March 29, 2014 #7 CSUN Falls at #4 California, 15-10 A rainy day in Berkeley didn’t stop the enthusiasm of two excellent nationally-ranked women’s water polo teams compete on a high level.
March 28, 2014 Matadors Defeated 10-5 by Long Beach State in Big West Opener An early charge for Long Beach State was too much to overcome as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (11-15, 0-1) were defeated 10-5 by the Dirtbags (12-12, 1-0) in the Big West Conference opener for both teams on Friday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors put together a five-run fifth inning but could not rally from seven down to defeat the Dirtbags.
March 27, 2014 CSUN Picks Up First-Ever Win as Inaugural Season Concludes Cal State Northridge women's sand volleyball earned a milestone win Thursday evening as the Matadors won their first-ever match, 3-2 over Oregon at USC's Merle Norman Stadium.
March 27, 2014 Seventh-Ranked CSUN Faces #4 California, #15 UC Davis Nationally-ranked Cal State Northridge faces a huge weekend of top water polo competition with two high-powered matches at fourth-ranked California on Saturday (3/29/14, 1:00 pm) and in the Big West Conference opener on Sunday (3/30/14, Noon) at 15th-ranked UC Davis.
March 27, 2014 Matadors Host Dirtbags in Big West Conference Opener The Cal State Northridge Matadors will open up another season of Big West Conference action when they take on the Long Beach State Dirtbags in a three-game series at Matador Field this weekend. The series will be the final three games before an extended road trip for the Matadors, who have played eight of their last nine games at home. The Matadors have won their last three games by a combined four runs and have played more games decided by two runs or fewer than any other team in the country.
March 26, 2014 Matadors Hang Tough Before Falling in Four at No. 8 UC Irvine Greg Faulkner had a team-high 11 kills but Cal State Northridge dropped a four-set decision at No. 8 UC Irvine Wednesday at the Bren Center.
March 27, 2014 Glover's Heroics Help Lead CSUN to San Diego Split The Cal State Northridge softball team (22-11) defeated San Diego 4-2 and lost 5-0 to San Diego State in a pair of non-conference games at SDSU Softball Stadium in San Diego Wednesday evening. Freshman Taylor Glover blasted a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the seventh after Kaitlin Toerner tied the game with an RBI single as the Matadors rallied to defeat the Toreros.
March 27, 2014 CSUN Baseball's "Maple Bar Man" Much is known about the successes of Coach Tom Meusborn. However, very little is known about what factors contribute to his success as a coach and a as a person. Coach Meusborn was nice enough to sit down for a few minutes to share his secrets.
March 26, 2014 Matador Tennis Defeats Wellesley College 7-0 The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (9-6) defeated Wellesley College 7-0 Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference match at Matador Tennis Complex. The Matadors won their third-straight match by not dropping a set to the Blue.
March 26, 2014 Matadors Conclude Inaugural Season This Week at LMU & USC Cal State Northridge (0-7) opens the final week of its inaugural season Wednesday as the Matadors travel to the Dockweiler Beach Tower 42 at Playa del Rey to take on the Loyola Marymount Lions (1-5). The final week continues Thursday as CSUN heads to USC’s Merle Norman Stadium to take on the host and second-ranked USC Trojans (8-1) and Oregon Ducks (1-4)
March 25, 2014 CSUN Rallies to Overcome Pepperdine 4-2 After falling behind early, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (11-14) used a pair of two-out rallies to earn a 4-2 win against the Pepperdine Waves (17-7) on Tuesday afternoon at Eddy D. Field Stadium. Brett Balkan drove in two runs and Ranny Lowe had an RBI double in his return to Malibu as the Matadors won their third consecutive game.
March 25, 2014 CSUN Tennis Topples New Mexico State The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (8-6) defeated New Mexico State 4-2 Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference match at Matador Tennis Complex. The Matadors swept the three doubles matches and Vivian Lin, Mickey Hsu and Lorraine Cheung all captured singles wins to defeat the Aggies.
March 25, 2014 Matadors Travel to San Diego, Cal Poly for Five-Game Slate The Cal State Northridge softball team (21-10) plays five games this week, all of which send the Matadors out on the road. On Wednesday, Mar. 26, the Matadors play a doubleheader in San Diego State at SDSU Softball Stadium. In the first fame, CSUN will face San Diego in a neutral-site contest at 5 p.m. Following the game with the Toreros, the Matadors will face the host Aztecs at 7 p.m. Following the trip to San Diego, the Matadors open the 2014 Big West Conference season with a series at Cal Poly. On Saturday, Mar. 29, CSUN and the Mustangs meet in a doubleheader at Bob Janssen Field starting at noon. The following the day, the two teams meet in a single game at noon. All games will feature live stats available at GoMatadors.com and fans are encouraged to check with CSUN Athletics’ official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for updates throughout the week.
March 25, 2014 CSUN Concludes Six-Match Road Trip at No. 8 UC Irvine, UC San Diego Cal State Northridge (7-14, 6-12 MPSF) concludes its six-match road trip this week as the Matadors venture to eighth-ranked UC Irvine (14-9, 11-8 MPSF) Wednesday and UC San Diego (2-19, 1-18 MPSF) Saturday.
March 24, 2014 Matadors Hold Off Washington State in 2-1 Win In a game that was rescheduled from February due to rain, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (10-14) were able to shut down the Washington State Cougars (9-12) 2-1 on Monday afternoon at Matador Field. Dylan Alexander tripled in a run and scored on a William Colantono single in the second inning to provide all of the offense the Matadors needed in the contest.
March 23, 2014 Matadors Push South Carolina to the Brink in NCAA Tournament The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (18-15) lost 73-58 to South Carolina Sunday afternoon in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at the Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Wash. Junior Janae Sharpe scored a game-high 26 points and CSUN got to within six with roughly three minutes to play before the top-seeded Gamecocks pulled away for the win.
March 19, 2014 CSUN Opens 2014 Outdoor Season at Home and at USC Cal State Northridge track & field opens the 2014 outdoor season this week as the Matadors host the CSUN Multi-Events Thursday and Friday (Mar. 20-21) at the Matador Track Complex.
March 24, 2014 Matadors Rebound with Pair of Victories Sunday The Cal State Northridge softball team (21-10) defeated Pacific 7-5 and Bakersfield 4-2 Sunday in a pair of non-conference contests at Matador Diamond. Freshman Taylor Glover, the Big West Player of the Week, continued her hot play by collecting five hits and five RBIs while extending her hitting streak to 15 games. In the circle, Jordan Sauceda and Daphne Pofek each recorded wins while Pofek nailed down the Bakersfield win for her second career save.
March 23, 2014 Matdors Rally in Singles Play to Defeat Boise State The Cal State Northridge women’s tennis team (7-6) rallied for an impressive 4-3 victory over Boise State Sunday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex. After losing the doubles point, the Matadors put together several impressive performances to down the Broncos.
March 24, 2014 #7 CSUN Sets School Record for Consecutive Wins – 21-12 over Concordia (Ca) Cal State Northridge captured its eleventh straight victory, a new school record, with a 21-12 decision over Concordia (Irvine) in a non-league women’s water polo game on Sunday night at Matador Pool.
March 23, 2014 Matadors to Retire Former Head Coach, Athletics Director Bob Hiegert’s Number at Matador Field Former Cal State Northridge baseball head coach and athletic director Bob Hiegert, a legend in the San Fernando Valley and among his peers at the national level, will have his number retired by the program he led to two NCAA Division II National Championships. The Matadors will celebrate Coach Hiegert’s success on the diamond and the foundation he laid for the team and athletics department when they host the Long Beach State Dirtbags on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1 p.m.
March 23, 2014 #7 CSUN Ties School Record with 12-10 Victory over Hartwick Cal State Northridge tied a school record with its tenth straight victory as the seventh-ranked Matadors scored a 12-10 come-from-behind victory over Hartwick College in a non-league women’s water polo match on Sunday afternoon at Matador Pool.
March 22, 2014 Matadors Downed By Fourth-Ranked Waves 25-17, 25-20, 25-20 After falling to Pepperdine in a tough five-setter on its home court in January, Cal State Northridge looked to get even with the fourth-ranked Waves Saturday but came out on the short end of a 25-17, 25-20, 25-20 decision at Firestone Fieldhouse.
March 22, 2014 CSUN Tennis Can't Solve Big Green The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (6-6) lost 5-2 to Dartmouth Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match at Matador Tennis Complex Saturday afternoon. The Matadors claimed the doubles point and Kristen Poei scored a singles win, but the Matadors could not stop Dartmouth in singles action.
March 22, 2014 Matadors Fall 4-1 to Pacific The Cal State Northridge softball team (19-10) lost 4-1 to Pacific Saturday afternoon in a non-conference game at Matador Diamond. Taylor Nate and Abby Linn each had two hits for CSUN, but a late three-run home run lifted the visiting Tigers to the win and snapped the Matadors' six-game winning streak.
March 22, 2014 Seventh-Ranked Cal State Northridge Team Hosts Hartwick, Concordia (Irvine) Fresh off two wins last Thursday to extend their winning streak to nine games, the seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team hosts Hartwick College and Concordia (Irvine) in non-league games on Sunday afternoon at Matador Pool.
March 21, 2014 Matadors Extend Winning Streak to Six with Win vs. Bakersfield The Cal State Northridge softball team (19-9) defeated Bakersfield 5-2 Friday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Matador Diamond. Brianna Elder recorded her 14th win of the season, Daphne Pofek posted her first career save and Taylor Glover and Katie Hooper each had two RBIs for the Matadors.
March 19, 2014 CSUN Heads to Seattle for Match-Up with South Carolina in NCAA Tournament The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (18-14) heads to Seattle, Wash., to face South Carolina in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Sunday, Mar. 23 at 2:30 p.m. (PT). The game, which will be broadcast live on ESPN and streamed on ESPN3, features Dave Fleming and Sean Farnham on the call and will pit the 16th-seeded Matadors against the top-seeded Gamecocks. The game will also feature a live, internet-only radio broadcast featuring Ryan Stanbury with links for it and live stats available at GoMatadors.com. Fans are also encouraged to check with GoMatadors.com for team updates throughout the weekend.
March 21, 2014 #7 CSUN Ties School Record in 22-8 Win Over Cal Lutheran Cal State Northridge tied a school record for goals in a game with a 22-8 victory over Cal Lutheran University in a non-league women’s water polo game on Thursday night at Matador Pool.
March 21, 2014 Matadors Drop Straight-Set Decision at No. 7 USC The true test of a young team is to play consistently night after night. In the ultra competitive MPSF, the Cal State Northridge men's volleyball team is still searching for that consistency.
March 20, 2014 #7 CSUN Captures Eighth Straight Game, 11-9 over Harvard Cal State Northridge captured its eighth straight game of the season with a hard-earned 11-9 victory over Harvard University in a non-league women’s water polo game on Thursday afternoon at Matador Pool.
March 20, 2014 Send Off Set for Women's Basketball Friday Morning All Matador fans are encouraged and invited to help send the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team to the NCAA Tournament Friday morning in front of Matador Hall starting at 7:30 a.m. The Matadors will head to Seattle to face South Carolina in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament on Mar. 23 at 2:30 p.m. (PT) on ESPN and ESPN3.
March 20, 2014 Elder, CSUN Remain Sharp in Victory over Harvard Junior Brianna Elder picked up her 13th win and 11th complete game of the season as the Cal State Northridge softball team (18-9) defeated Harvard 4-1 Thursday afternoon at Matador Diamond. At the plate, Taylor Glover belted her fourth triple of the season, three other Matadors recorded RBIs and the Matadors improved to 9-1 at home this season.
March 20, 2014 CSUN Still Seeking First Win; Matadors Fall at No. 5 Long Beach State The Cal State Northridge sand volleyball team is still seeking its first win of its inaugural season as the Matadors dropped four of five matches Thursday at fifth-ranked Long Beach State.
March 20, 2014 CSUN to Play Four Games on ESPN3 in 2014 The Cal State Northridge baseball program will compete in four games that will be broadcast worldwide on ESPN3, the Big West Conference announced Wednesday. The Matadors will take on both the UC Irvine Anteaters and Cal State Fullerton Titans in road games during the conference season.
March 19, 2014 Matadors Literal in 1-0 Walk Off Over Stony Brook A bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth provided the only run in the game as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (9-14) picked up a 1-0 shutout over the Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9) on Wednesday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors had a perfect game going into the seventh and Nicolas Osuna drew a walk with two outs in the ninth to give the home side the victory.
March 19, 2014 Seventh-Ranked CSUN Hosts Harvard, Cal Lutheran After a well-earned eight-day break, the seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team (15-5) returns to action to face Harvard University and Cal Lutheran in a pair of non-league games on Thursday, March 20.
March 19, 2014 Matadors Host Harvard, Bakersfield & Pacific in Softball Action The Cal State Northridge softball team (17-9) return home to Matador Diamond for five games this weekend. CSUN will face three teams over the weekend while also hosting neutral-site contests between the visiting squads: Bakersfield, Harvard and Pacific. The Matadors open the weekend with a 2:30 p.m. contest against the Harvard Crimson on Thursday, March 20. The next day, Mar. 21, CSUN squares off with its historical rival Bakersfield Roadrunners at 2 p.m. On Saturday, Mar. 23, the Matadors renew acquaintances at 2 p.m. with former Big West Conference rival Pacific. Finally, on Sunday, Mar. 23, the Matadors take on Pacific (11:30 a.m.) and Bakersfield (2 p.m.). There will be three games Friday-Sunday and all contests will be played at Matador Diamond. A full schedule, as well as links for live stats for all CSUN contests, can be found at GoMatadors.com.
March 19, 2014 Matadors Continue Road Swing at No. 7 USC, No. 4 Pepperdine This Week It’s back to MPSF play for Cal State Northridge (7-12, 6-10 MPSF) this week as the Matadors continue their season-long, six-match road trip at seventh-ranked USC (12-8, 11-8 MPSF) Friday and fourth-ranked Pepperdine (12-5, 12-5 MPSF) Saturday.
March 17, 2014 Matadors Headed to Seattle to Face South Carolina in NCAA Tournament The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team, winners of both the Big West Conference regular season and Big West Conference Tournament Championship, are headed to Seattle, Wash., to face South Carolina in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Making their second NCAA Tournament appearance and first representing the Big West Conference, the Matadors will face the Gamecocks of the Southeastern Conference on Sunday, Mar. 23 at 2:30 pm PT on ESPN.
March 18, 2014 Harvard Tennis Defeats CSUN 6-1 The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (6-5) lost 6-1 to Harvard Tuesday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex in a non-conference match. Senior Lorraine Cheung collected the Matadors' only point with a straight-set victory over the Crimson in the fifth draw.
March 18, 2014 Late Rally Incomplete in 3-2 Loss to Bakersfield Cal State Northridge got the potential winning run on base in the bottom of the ninth but were unable to cash in as the Matadors (8-14) were defeated 3-2 by the Bakersfield Roadrunners (8-11) on Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field. Bakersfield scored three early runs and were able to hold off CSUN despite having the final 14 batters of the game set down in order.
March 18, 2014 Guce Captures Third Individual Title, Matadors Third at Fresno State Classic CSUN senior Clariss Guce captured her third championship of the 2013-14 season and second of the spring as she claimed individual medalist honors at the Fresno State Classic on Tuesday. As a team, the Matadors took third following a final round 311 at Copper River C.C.
March 17, 2014 Guce First, Matadors Second Through Two Rounds at Fresno State Classic Senior Clariss Guce fired a five-under 67 in the second round to take the individual lead through 36 holes at the Fresno State Classic Monday at Copper River Country Club. As a team, CSUN is in second place following rounds of 305-294.
March 17, 2014 Jeff Campbell Picks up 250th Career Victory Having become Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball’s all-time winningest coach during the 2010 season, Jeff Campbell picked up his most recent milestone win of his remarkable 17-year Matador career in Northridge’s 3-2 win over 15th-ranked Ohio State on Saturday.
March 17, 2014 Brianna Elder, Taylor Glover Earn Big West Softball Weekly Awards Cal State Northridge junior Brianna Elder was named Big West Pitcher of the Week while freshman centerfielder Taylor Glover was named Big West Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Elder went 2-0 with one save and a 0.55 ERA in three games last week while Glover batted .533 with three runs scored, five RBIs and two stolen bases.
March 17, 2014 CSUN Takes on Bakersfield, Stony Brook in Midweek Games The Cal State Northridge Matadors will play a pair of midweek games this week when Bakersfield and Stony Brook visit Matador Field. After winning one of three games against West Virginia over the weekend, the Matadors remain at home for two contests before having the weekend off. CSUN starts the week on Tuesday, March 18, with an afternoon game against the CSUB Roadrunners and will face the Stony Brook Seawolves the next day.
March 15, 2014 Gone Dancin': CSUN Captures Big West Championship, Bound for NCAA Tournament For the first time in its Big West Conference history, the Cal State Northridge Women's Basketball team (18-14) is headed to the NCAA Tournament. The Matadors scored a 73-58 victory over Cal Poly in the Big West Championship Saturday, Mar. 15 at Honda Center. Ashlee Guay, the tournament's Most Valuable Player, led CSUN with 25 points.
March 16, 2014 Matador Tennis Sweeps UMKC Playing in its first match since a six-hour victory over Montana, the Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (6-4) showed little fatigue in sweeping UMKC 7-0 Sunday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex. The Matadors did not drop a set in singles play and swept all three doubles matches in defeating the 'Roos.
March 16, 2014 CSUN Falls In The Last Seconds to Cal Poly, 61-59, In Big West Championship Game Yes, there were a few tears flowing in the Cal State Northridge locker room after a heart-breaking 61-59 last second defeat to Cal Poly in the championship game of the 2014 Big West Conference Basketball Tournament on Saturday night at Honda Center.
March 15, 2014 Matadors Continue Torrid Play with Doubleheader Sweep at LMU The Cal State Northtirdge softball team (17-9) defeated LMU 9-1 (five innings) and 7-5 in a non-conference doubleheader at Loyola Marymount Saturday afternoon. The Matadors brought their offense to the diamond Saturday, clubbing 23 hits in the two victories to give them wins in 11 of their last 12 games.
March 15, 2014 Matadors Upset No. 15 Ohio State with 15-13 Win in 5th Set Led by the all-tournament performance of Sam Holt, Cal State Northridge upset 15th-ranked Ohio State to wrap up play at the Active Ankle Classic at Long Beach State's Walter Pyramid.
March 15, 2014 CSUN vs Cal Poly Pre Game Notes - The 2014 Big West Tournament Championship Saturday night it's the championship game of the 2014 Big West Tournament between Cal State Northridge and Cal Poly.
March 15, 2014 Matadors Suffer 14-11 Loss to West Virginia On a warm afternoon that featured 25 runs and 36 hits, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (8-13) were edged 14-11 by the West Virginia Mountaineers (10-6) on Saturday at Matador Field. Seven Matadors had multiple hits in the game, led by Chester Pak’s four.
March 15, 2014 CSUN vs Cal Poly – Championship Game of the 2014 Big West Tournament Cal State Northridge vs Cal Poly. It’s the championship game of the 2014 Big West Conference Basketball Tournament that features a red hot Matador basketball team vs a Mustangs squad that has beaten CSUN twice this year.
March 14, 2014 CSUN Faces Cal Poly in Big West Championship on FoxSports PrimeTicket The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (17-14) faces Cal Poly Saturday afternoon in the Big West Championship at 1 p.m. on FoxSports PrimeTicket. The Matadors and Mustangs will meet for the Big West Conference’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. In addition to the game being broadcast live on Fox Sports PrimeTicket, there will be an internet-only audio stream for the game as well as links for live stats available at GoMatadors.com. Fans can also check with the CSUN Athletic Department’s Official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates.
March 14, 2014 Matadors Down UC Irvine to Advance to Big West Championship Ashlee Guay scored a game-high 24 points and and Camille Mahlknecht added 16 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks as the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (17-14) defeated UC Irvine 78-60 in a Big West Conference Tournament Semifinal at Honda Center Friday afternoon. With the win, CSUN advances to the Big West Tournament Championship at 1 p.m. on Fox Sports West Primeticket against either Cal Poly or Hawai'i.
March 15, 2014 CSUN Drops First Two at Beach Collegiate Challenge Cal State Northridge opened the 2014 USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge Friday with the Matadors falling 4-1 to Grand Canyon. Competition continued Saturday morning as CSU Bakersfield topped CSUN 4-1.
March 14, 2014 Matadors Defeat West Virginia 4-2, Even Series Behind three hits from Ryan Raslowsky and another quality start from Brycen Rutherford, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (8-12) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers (9-6) 4-2 on Friday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors jumped ahead early with three runs in the first three innings and never looked back.
March 14, 2014 Penn State Defeats CSUN 25-17, 25-23, 25-20 to Open Active Ankle Classic Cal State Northridge dropped its opening match of the 2014 Active Ankle Classic Friday as 14th-ranked Penn State swept the Matadors 25-17, 25-23, 25-20 at Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid.
March 14, 2014 CSUN vs Long Beach State – Big West Conference Tournament Semifinals #5 seed Cal State Northridge (16-17) vs #3 Long Beach State (15-16), Friday, March 14, 2014, 9:00 pm, Honda Center, The Big West Conference Tournament Semifinals ... The CSUN vs Long Beach State game will be televised live on ESPNU and ESPN3.
March 14, 2014 CSUN Fights Back To Score Dramatic 87-84 Overtime Victory over Hawai’i A school record seven times this season, Cal State Northridge has played an overtime game. The overtime scenario happened again on Thursday night during the Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals at Honda Center against the University of Hawai’i.
March 13, 2014 Rally Falls Short in 5-4 Loss to West Virginia Despite rallying for two runs over the final three innings the Cal State Northridge Matadors (7-12) could not complete the comback against the West Virginia Mountaineers (9-5), falling 5-4 on Thursday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors got the potential tying run to third base in the bottom of the ninth before the Mountaineers escaped with the win.
March 13, 2014 CSUN Squares off With UC Irvine in Big West Semifinal on ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (16-14) takes on UC Irvine Friday at noon in a Big West Conference Tournament Semifinal at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The top-seeded team in the tournament, CSUN will square off with the fourth-seeded Anteaters in a contest that will be broadcast live on ESPN3. If ESPN3 is unavailable, there will also be an internet-only radio broadcast featuring Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale on the call with a link, as well as a live stats link, at GoMatadors.com.
March 12, 2014 #7 Cal State Northridge Captures Wins Over CMS & Azusa Pacific Cal State Northridge captured its seventh straight victory on a chilly Wednesday night with a highly convincing 18-6 victory over Claremont Mudd Scripps in a non-league women’s water polo game at Matador Pool.
March 12, 2014 Matadors Deliver Pair of Walk-Off Wins over Utah State The Cal State Northridge softball team (15-9) took both ends of a doubleheader with Utah State Wednesday afternoon, defeating the Aggies 2-1 and 5-4 (8 innings) at Matador Diamond. Brianna Elder and Daphne Pofek delivered tough performances in the circle to help CSUN continue its torrid play at home.
March 12, 2014 #7 Cal State Northridge Defeats Azusa Pacific In Home Opener Lindsy Duncan scored a game-high four goals to lead seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge to a 12-7 victory over Azusa Pacific in the 2014 season home opener for the Matadors on Wednesday afternoon at Matador Pool.
March 12, 2014 CSUN Breaks From MPSF Play to Take on Penn State, Ohio State in Long Beach Cal State Northridge (6-11, 6-10 MPSF) takes a brief break in the rigors of MPSF play this week as the Matadors travel to Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid to play a pair of non-conference matches in the Active Ankle Classic.
March 12, 2014 CSUN Hosts West Virginia This Week, Adds Game Vs. WSU The Cal State Northridge Matadors welcome the West Virginia Mountaineers for the first three-game series between the two programs in history. While the Matadors lead the series with West Virginia 1-0, that lone game was played at a neutral site in 2000.
March 12, 2014 CSUN vs Hawai'i In Big West Tournament Quarterfinals Tournament Time ... Cal State Northridge will make its first Big West Conference Tournament appearance in three years when the Matadors face the University of Hawai’i in a quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 13, at Honda Center
March 12, 2014 Matador Men's Golf Program to Host 28th Annual Ben Graham Memorial The Cal State Northridge men's golf team will host the 28th annual Ben Graham Memorial Tournament on Monday, March 17 at Valencia Country Club. The tournament gets underway with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.
March 11, 2014 Early Runs the Difference in 12-0 Loss to SDSU A four-run first inning provided all the runs needed in the game as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (7-11) were defeated 12-0 by the San Diego State Aztecs (12-4) on Tuesday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors collected seven hits in the game but were unable to break through for a run, leaving eight runners on base on the day.
March 11, 2014 CSUN Softball Squares Off with Utah State in Wednesday Doubleheader The Cal State Northridge softball team and its 13-9 record, which includes victories in seven of its last eight contests, hosts Utah State Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference doubleheader at Matador Diamond starting at 1 p.m. CSUN is off to a 6-1 start at home and carries a 9-1 record in contests decided by 2 or less runs in the 2014 season.
March 11, 2014 CSUN Baseball Redefining "Matador Defense" As the saying goes, “Defense wins championships.” While that hasn’t always proven to be the case, you can tell a lot about a team and its potential by measuring its defense. By doing so you will gain a glimpse into the heart and soul of a team, its work ethic and the ability of its players to remain disciplined and focused.
March 11, 2014 CSUN Basketball – Changing the Culture In a recent national story written on FoxSports.com, the headline read “Reggie Theus’ focus on culture change pays off for CSUN”.
March 11, 2014 Top-10 Finish for Both CSUN and Ward at Fresno State Classic Dodge Ward posted his best collegiate finish while the Cal State Northridge men's golf team moved into the top-10 following the final round of the Fresno State Classic Tuesday at San Joaquin C.C.
March 11, 2014 Seventh-Ranked Cal State Northridge Water Polo Team Opens 2014 Home Season The seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team will unveil its 2014 home schedule on Wednesday, March 12, when the Matadors face Azusa Pacific (2:00 pm) and Claremont Mudd-Scripps (7:00 pm).
March 10, 2014 Salas' Gem Stops Skid, CSUN Tops UVU 7-1 Senior left-handed pitcher John Salas threw a complete game and allowed just four hits as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (7-10) snapped a five-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over Utah Valley (4-12) on Monday afternoon at Matador Field. It was the third career complete game for Salas, who was also the last pitcher to go the distance for the Matadors last season.
March 10, 2014 Matadors Collect Historic Haul on All-Big West Women's Basketball Team The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team received a historic haul of awards as part of the 2013-14 All-Big West Team, highlighted by Ashlee Guay earning Big West Player of the Year honors. In addition to Guay's individual award, Camille Mahlknecht was named Big West Defensive Player of the Year, Jason Flowers was named Big West Coach of the Year and Janae Sharpe and Cinnamon Lister earned All-Big West honors.
March 10, 2014 Josh Greene, Stephan Hicks, Stephen Maxwell Earn Big West Conference Honors Stephen Maxwell (6-7, 220, Junior, Forward, Woodland Hills) earned first team honors while Josh Greene (6-0, 180, Senior, Guard, Los Angeles, Ca) and Stephan Hicks (6-6, 200, Junior, F/G, Thousand Oaks, Ca) earned Honorable Mention accolades in a vote of the Big West Conferences’ nine head coaches.
March 10, 2014 CSUN in 11th-Place Through 36 Holes at Fresno State Classic Dodge Ward is in the top-15 while the Cal State Northridge men's golf team is in 11th-place through the first 36 holes of the Fresno State Classic at San Joaquin C.C.
March 9, 2014 From Unheralded Freshman To Remarkable Career – The Josh Greene Story Josh Greene enrolled at Cal State Northridge as an unheralded freshman in 2010. Four years later, everybody knows Greene and his remarkable four-year career on the Matador basketball team.
March 6, 2014 CSUN Women's Soccer Names Colleen Augustine Assistant Coach The Cal State Northridge women's soccer team has named Colleen Augustine as an assistant coach for the upcoming 2014 season. A standout goalkeeper for Oregon State and in two professional women's soccer leagues, Augustine brings a wealth of talent and experience to the position and will work primarily with the Matador goalkeepers in addition to administrative responsibilities.
March 9, 2014 Matadors Outlast Lady Grizzlies in Six-Hour Epic The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (5-4) defeated Montana 4-3 Sunday afternoon in a non-conference match at Matador Tennis Complex. The Matadors and Lady Grizzlies engaged in a six-hour battle in which the Matadors ultimately prevailed by winning of four singles contests, culminating with Lorraine Cheung's singles win.
March 9, 2014 Matador Softball Splits Final Twinbill of Weekend The Cal State Northridge softball team (13-9) defeated Oregon State 6-2 and lost 2-1 to Charleston Southern Sunday in a pair of non-conference contests at Matador Diamond. Junior Brianna Elder recorded her 10th win and had six strikeouts in downing Oregon State for the second time this year.
March 9, 2014 CSUN Falls in 13 Innings at #20 Sam Houston State 3-2 For the second time this week the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-10) were defeated in 13 innings, this time by a score of 3-2 at #20 Sam Houston State (13-3) on Sunday afternoon at Don Sanders Stadium. Despite nine innings on the mound for Jordan Johnson, the Matadors could not rally for the lead after falling behind two runs early.
March 9, 2014 #5 CSUN Faces #4 Hawai’i in Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals It’s official ... Cal State Northridge is seeded fifth and will face fourth-seeded Hawai’i on Thursday night in the Big West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals at the Honda Center in Anaheim.
March 8, 2014 Matadors Run Win Streak to Six With Pair of Victories Saturday The Cal State Northridge softball team (12-8) defeated Georgetown 2-1 and Grand Canyon 8-1 Saturday in a pair of non-conference contests at Matador Diamond. The Matadors got solid pitching performances from Daphne Pofek and Brianna Elder and the offense clicked for eight runs and nine hits in the second win over the Antelopes.
March 9, 2014 Second-Ranked BYU Holds Off Holt, Matadors in Four Sets Cal State Northridge put together a gritty effort against second-ranked BYU before coming out on the short end of a hard-fought, four-set decision Saturday night in a MPSF match at The Matadome.
March 8, 2014 Matadors Narrowly Edged by #20 Bearkats 2-1 Cal State Northridge was the better team for eight innings on Saturday, but a first-inning home run for No. 20 Sam Houston State led the Bearkats (12-3) to a 2-1 win over the Matadors (6-9) at Don Sanders Stadium. After allowing a two-run home run early, the Matadors rallied to score a run in the sixth but were unable to find the equalizer late.
March 8, 2014 Matador Tennis Falls 5-2 at UC Irvine The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (4-4, 2-2 Big West) lost 5-2 to UC Irvine Saturday afternoon in a Big West Conference match in Orange County. Kristen Poei and Scout Shutter scored singles victories for the Matadors.
March 8, 2014 CSUN Drops Matches to No. 1 Pepperdine and No. 2 USC Saturday at Zuma Cal State Northridge completed its first-ever week of women's sand volleyball Saturday playing against two of the top teams in the nation as the Matadors were blanked against both Pepperdine and USC at Zuma Beach.
March 7, 2014 CSUN Falls in Opener at #20 Sam Houston State, Saturday Moved to 10 A.M. (PT) In the opener of their second series outside of California this season, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-8) fell 6-0 to the No. 20 Sam Houston State Bearkats (11-3) on Friday evening at Don Sanders Stadium. Due to the threat of rain in the weekend forecast, Saturday's game between CSUN and SHSU has been moved up to a 10 a.m. PT (12 p.m. CT) start.
March 7, 2014 CSUN Softball Defeats Grand Canyon to Open Weekend Slate A pair of runs in the first inning was all the Cal State Northridge softball team (10-8) needed to defeat Grand Canyon 2-0 in a non-conference game at Matador Diamond. Junior Brianna Elder tossed her second career shutout, striking out six and allowing just four hits as the Matadors opened their five-game weekend with a victory over the Antelopes.
March 7, 2014 Senior Night ... A Success ... CSUN 91, Long Beach State 83 Josh Greene stood motionless at center court with flowing tears. The talented senior guard, holder of seven school records and taking aim at another two school marks, absorbed the thunderous cheers of rabid Matador fans at the history he and his Matador teammates had just written into the fabric of Matador basketball.
March 6, 2014 Matadors Capture Big West Title Outright with Victory at Long Beach State For the first time in program history, the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team are Big West Champions. The Matadors (16-14, 12-4 Big West) defeated Long Beach State 52-49 Thursday evening in a Big West contest at Walter Pyramid. Bernadette Fong scored 12, Cinnamon Lister added 11 and Janae Sharpe pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds as CSUN completed the season sweep of the 49ers.
March 6, 2014 Matadors Notch Road Sweep at Cal Baptist Cal State Northridge picked up an important MPSF road win Thursday as Sam Holt's match-high 22 kills led the Matadors to a 25-23, 25-21, 26-24 victory at Cal Baptist.
March 6, 2014 Matadors Fall to No. 6 UCLA in Sand Volleyball Debut Cal State Northridge debuted its first-ever sand volleyball squad Thursday as the Matadors won two of five matches against No. 6 UCLA at the Annenberg Beach House.
March 6, 2014 Florida International Edges CSUN Tennis 4-3 Despite winning the doubles point and getting an early 1-0 advantage, the Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (4-3) lost 4-3 to Florida Interntional Thursday afternoon in a non-conference match at Matador Tennis Complex. Criss Rodriguez and Lorraine Cheung scored singles victories for the Matadors, but it was not enough to overcome the Golden Panthers.
March 6, 2014 Matadors Host Five Home Games as Part of CSUN/UCLA Invitational The Cal State Northridge softball team (9-8) has a busy weekend ahead as it plays five games at Matador Diamond as part of the CSUN/UCLA Invitational. All three days of the event (Mar. 6-8) will feature three games per day at Matador Diamond, though CSUN may not be playing in all those contests. A complete weekend schedule for games at Matador Diamond can be found at GoMatadors.com. The Matadors’ schedule is as follows: Friday, Mar. 6 vs. Grand Canyon at noon, Saturday, Mar. 7 vs. Georgetown at 9 a.m. and Grand Canyon at 3 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 8 vs. Oregon State at 11:30 a.m. and Charleston Southern at 3 p.m. Live stats will be available for all CSUN games and select contests will hopefully feature live, internet-only radio broadcast.
March 5, 2014 Matadors Lose in Marathon at LMU 12-11 In a game that took five hours and 42 minutes to complete and featured 42 players, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-7) were edged 12-11 in 13 innings by the Loyola Marymount University Lions (6-7) on Wednesday night at Page Stadium. The game was the first played under the lights between the Matadors and the Lions in a series that started in 1960.
March 5, 2014 Senior Night ... CSUN Hosts Long Beach State in Home Season Finale Cal State Northridge will conclude its 2013-14 home season on Thursday night (7:00 pm, 3/6/14) with its final Big West Conference game against Long Beach State ... It will be Senior Night.
March 5, 2014 CSUN Heads to Long Beach State to Conclude Big West Season The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (15-14, 11-4 Big West) heads to Long Beach State for its final regular season game of the 2013-14 season on Thursday, Mar. 6 for a 7 p.m. tip off from the Walter Pyramid. The game will be featured on Big West TV and will also feature an internet-only audio stream of the game with Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale calling all the action. Links for all the media for the Matados-49ers will be available at GoMatadors.com.
March 4, 2014 Errors Costly in CSUN's 3-1 Loss at CSU Bakersfield A sixth-inning rally stood up as the difference in the game as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-6) fell 3-1 at the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (6-6) on Tuesday night at Hardt Field. After taking the lead in the top of the first, the Matadors could not hold the lead and were done in by a pair of errors that led to two unearned runs.
March 4, 2014 Matadors Saddened by Passing of Phil Munroe, First Head Coach of CSUN Baseball Cal State Northridge Athletics is saddened by the news that Phil Munroe, passed away over the weekend at the age of 91. Munroe was the first head coach of the San Fernando Valley State College baseball program, guiding the Matadors for three seasons from 1959 to 1961.
March 4, 2014 CSUN Travels to Cal Baptist Before Hosting Second-Ranked BYU Saturday Cal State Northridge (5-10, 5-9 MPSF) begins a difficult stretch of seven road contests in eight matches this Thursday as the Matadors travel to Riverside to take on Cal Baptist (3-12, 2-11 MPSF). The lone home match during the stretch comes up Saturday as CSUN entertains second-ranked BYU in The Matadome at 7 p.m.
March 3, 2014 Two Matador Free Throw Greats Finally Meet ... Josh Greene meet Chuck Malouf During a recent post-game press conference, Josh Greene diligently answered reporters’ questions about the team’s exciting 92-83 overtime victory over Cal State Fullerton.
March 4, 2014 Two-Under Final Round Keeps CSUN Eighth at Del Walker Intercollegiate Senior Kyler Sauer came within one shot of his first collegiate victory while the Cal State Northridge men's golf team posted its best round of the tournament Tuesday at Virginia C.C.
March 3, 2014 Janae Sharpe Named Big West Women's Basketball Player of the Week Junior guard Janae Sharpe of the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team was named the Big West Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. In CSUN's wins over Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside, Sharpe averaged 23 points and 6.5 rebounds as the Matadors earned at least a share of the Big West title and the No. 1 seed in the Big West Tournament.
March 3, 2014 Sauer Ties Course Record with Second Round 63, CSUN Eighth Through 36 Holes Cal State Northridge senior Kyler Sauer tied the course record with a second round 63 and is tied for second while the Matadors are eighth through two rounds of the Del Walker Intercollegiate Monday at Virginia C.C.
March 3, 2014 Matadors Travel to CSUB, LMU in Midweek Contests The Cal State Northridge Matadors hit the road for their next five games, starting with midweek clashes at CSU Bakersfield and Loyola Marymount University. The Matadors enter the week at 6-5 after taking two out of three from Washington State at Matador Field over the weekend. This week, CSUN will renew rivalries with a pair of opponents in the Roadrunners and Lions. The action gets started on Tuesday, March 4, at Hardt Field in Bakersfield. The next night, the Matadors will travel to Page Stadium to take on Loyola Marymount under the lights for the first time in program history.
March 3, 2014 Kids Day Highlights Final CSUN All-Comers Meet of 2014 Cal State Northridge track & field will host its final All-Comers Meet of the 2014 season this Saturday, Mar. 8 at the Matador Track Complex. Saturday's meet will be highlighted by the second annual "Kids Day" festivities.
March 2, 2014 History Witnessed as CSUN Splits Doubleheader with Washington State While the most exciting thing about Sunday's doubleheader between Cal State Northridge and Washington State may be the fact that the games survived the weekend's weather, a bit of history was witnessed as the Matadors (6-5) and Cougars (2-7) each picked up 1-0 wins at Matador Field. The doubleheader represented the first time Cal State Northridge had been involved in consecutive 1-0 contests since 1972 when the Matadors lost at Cal Poly before defeating Cal Lutheran on the road.
March 2, 2014 #7 CSUN Sweeps All Four Games at Cal Lutheran Invitational Cal State Northridge, ranked seventh in the nation, chalked up a perfect 4-0 record during weekend play at the Cal Lutheran Invitational.
March 2, 2014 CSUN Softball Defeats Portland State, Rutgers in Home Opener The Cal State Northridge softball team (9-8) defeated Portland State 5-3 and Rutgers 7-5 in its 2014 home-opening doubleheader Sunday at Matador Diamond. After batting the rain all weekend, all three teams were able to play twice Sunday and salvage what had been a long weekend.
March 2, 2014 #7 CSUN Defeats Occidental, 17-2, at Cal Lutheran Invitational Cal State Northridge, ranked seventh in the nation, continued to dominate play on Sunday morning at the Cal Lutheran Invitational.
March 1, 2014 CSUN Rallies Past UCR to Claim Share of Big West Title The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (15-14, 11-4 Big West) overcame a 14-point second-half deficit to defeat UC Riverside 77-75 Saturday afternoon at The Matadome. Janae Sharpe scored a team-high 24 points, Ashlee Guay added 20 and the Matadors claimed a share of the Big West Conference regular season title for the first time in program history.
March 2, 2014 CSUN Suffers Heartbreaking 106-105 Double Overtime Loss at UC Riverside Previous to Saturday’s heart-breaking double overtime 106-105 loss at UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game, Cal State Northridge had only played seven such games in the 56-year history of Matador basketball.
March 2, 2014 CSUN Jumpers Score for the Matadors at MPSF Indoor Championships Cal State Northridge men's and women's track & field wrapped up the 2014 indoor season Saturday as the MPSF Championships wound down at Dempsey Indoor on the campus of the University of Washington.
March 1, 2014 #7 CSUN Enjoys Two Wins At Cal Lutheran Invitational Cal State Northridge, ranked seventh in the nation, picked up two victories during Saturday action at the Cal Lutheran Invitational.
March 1, 2014 Matadors Conclude Homestand with 3-0 Loss to No. 8 Stanford Cal State Northridge looked to conclude its season-long four-match homestand on a winning note but eighth-ranked Stanford had other ideas as the Cardinal claimed a 25-20, 25-17, 25-22 MPSF victory Saturday in The Matadome.
March 1, 2014 #7 CSUN Defeats Whittier, 20-4 at CLU Invitational Seventh-ranked Cal State Northridge opened tournament play at the Cal Lutheran Invitational with a 20-4 victory over Whittier College on Saturday morning.
February 28, 2014 UPDATE: Saturday Schedule for CSUN Softball Canceled Because of rain in Southern California, the schedule Saturday at Matador Diamond has been cancelled. Sunday's schedule has also been altered to the following: 8 a.m. game between Rutgers-Portland State and then a Portland State-CSUN doubleheader beginning at approximately at 10 a.m.
March 1, 2014 Mother Nature Takes 2-1 Series Lead on CSUN Baseball For the second time in as many days, hard-hitting Mother Nature slugged her way to a victory at Matador Field, postponing the scheduled game between Cal State Northridge and Washington State. After the teams played the series opener on Thursday afternoon, both Friday's and Saturday's games were called off due to heavy rain.
February 28, 2014 Holt Powers Matadors to Straight-Set Victory Over Pacific Sophomore Sam Holt pounded a match-high 13 kills to lead Cal State Northridge to a straight-set sweep (25-22, 25-17, 25-15) over the visiting Pacific Tigers in a MPSF match Friday in The Matadome.
February 28, 2014 CSUN Road Journey Arrives at UC Riverside Cal State Northridge will continue its two-game road trip with a Big West Conference game at UC Riverside on Saturday (March 1) ... Game time is 7:00 pm at the SRC Arena.
February 28, 2014 UPDATE: Men’s Soccer Tryouts Rescheduled for March 7th The Cal State Northridge men’s soccer team will hold its annual tryout session on campus on Friday, Feb. 28, the coaching staff announced today. Tryouts will be held at the soccer practice field, located just south of the track complex and just north of the baseball facility.
February 28, 2014 Friday Game with Washington State Cancelled Due to heavy rain in the San Fernando Valley, Friday's baseball game (Feb. 28) between Cal State Northridge and Washington State has been cancelled. The two programs are still scheduled to play on Saturday, March 1, at 1 p.m. as well as on Sunday, March 2, at 1 p.m.
February 28, 2014 Matadors Alone in First Place after Victory over Titans The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (14-14, 10-4 Big West) defeated Cal State Fullerton 79-59 at The Matadome Thursday night. Cinnamon Lister set a career high with seven 3-pointers and scored a team-high 25 points while Janae Sharpe went for 22 as the Matadors moved back into first place in the Big West standings.
February 28, 2014 CSUN Rally Falls Short, 82-81, at Cal State Fullerton After Cal State Northridge lost a tough 82-81 decision at Cal State Fullerton on Thursday night at Titan Gym, Matador head coach Reggie Theus reminded the team that making the upcoming Big West Tournament is no cinch.
February 27, 2014 Murphy, Matadors Walk Off in 3-2 Win Over Washington State Junior catcher Nick Murphy singled in center fielder Ranny Lowe with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (5-4) topped the Washington State Cougars (1-6) 3-2 on Thursday afternoon at Matador Field. All five runs in the game were scored across the final three innings as the Matadors earned their second extra-inning win of the season and their first walk-off victory since April 28, 2013 against Pacific.
February 27, 2014 CSUN Softball Welcomes Portland State, Rutgers for Homestand The Cal State Northridge softball team (7-8) hosts Portland State and Rutgers in a three-day slate of softball games at Matador Diamond from Feb. 27-Mar. 1. The Vikings and Scarlet Knights will play a doubleheader on Friday, Feb. 27 beginning at 1 p.m. The next day, after another Rutgers-Portland State contest, CSUN faces the Vikings in its official 2014 home opener at 11:30 a.m. The Matadors will then face Rutgers on Saturday at 2 p.m., followed by Sunday contests with both clubs starting with Rutgers at 9 a.m. All CSUN games will feature live stats and the Matadors' doubleheader Sunday will feature a live, internet-only broadcast of the games with James Jewett calling all the action. With rain in the forecast for Friday and Saturday, check with GoMatadars.com for updates throughout the weekend.
February 27, 2014 Final Indoor Tuneup for CSUN at MPSF Indoor Championships This Weekend The Cal State Northridge men's and women's track & field squads compete at their final indoor meet of the season as the Matadors travel to Seattle for the MPSF Indoor Championships.
February 27, 2014 UPDATE (2/27) - Baseball Doubleheader Changed to Single Game at Noon Due to the threat of rain in Southern California this weekend, the schedule for Cal State Northridge Baseball's series against Washington State has been modified. Rather than playing one game each day from Thursday through Sunday, the teams will now open the weekend with a doubleheader on Thursday, Feb. 27.
February 26, 2014 Cal State Northridge Reaches Its Highest National Ranking Ever - Seventh In 2010, Cal State Northridge featured a team that many consider the best squad in school history.
February 26, 2014 Vivian Lin Named Big West Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week for Second Time For the second time this season, Cal State Northridge freshman Vivian Lin has been named the Big West Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Originally from Hong Kong, Lin picked up impressive victories over Long Beach State in No. 1 singles and doubles play.
February 26, 2014 CSUN Hosts Cal State Fullerton, UC Riverside in Final Regular Season Home Contests The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (13-14, 9-4 Big West) host Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside this week in a pair of crucial match-ups for the upcoming Big West Tournament. On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Matadors host the Titans at 7 p.m. Two days later, CSUN hosts UC Riverside on Senior Day at 4 p.m. Following the contest with the Highlanders, the Matadors will honor its two-member senior class: Mikayla Thielges and Haley White. Both games will be featured on Big West TV with an audio-only link also available at GoMatadors.com. Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will be calling all the action this week on the broadcasts.
February 26, 2014 CSUN Wraps Up Homestand vs. Pacific, No. 8 Stanford Cal State Northridge (4-9, 4-8 MPSF) concludes its season-long four-match homestand this week as the Matadors host Pacific (2-13, 1-11 MPSF) and Stanford (9-6, 6-6 MPSF) Friday and Saturday respectively.
February 26, 2014 Road Trip ... CSUN Travels to Cal State Fullerton Fresh off two Big West Conference wins over first place UC Irvine (81-75, 2/22/14) and at first place UC Santa Barbara (80-78, overtime, 2/15/14), Cal State Northridge hits the road for a conference game at Cal State Fullerton (2/27/14, 7:00 pm)
February 25, 2014 12th-Place Finish for CSUN at Pepperdine's Jones Invitational After a solid second round Monday afternoon, the Cal State Northridge could not make up any more ground on Tuesday as the Matadors carded a final round 316 to drop to 12th after the final round of the Jones Invitational at Saticoy C.C.
February 24, 2014 Matador Women's Hoops Racing for 1K Fans at Cal State Fullerton Game With just three games remaining in the regular season and two home games left, the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team is inviting all of its fans out to The Matadome for Thursday's game with Cal State Fullerton.
February 25, 2014 Matadors Welcome Washington State For Four-Game Series The Cal State Northridge Matadors continue their homestand this week with four games against the Washington State Cougars out of the Pac-12 Conference. The Matadors went 2-3 across five games last week against then-No. 12 UCLA and Seattle University. CSUN took two of the four games against the Redhawks at Matador Field, including both ends of a doubleheader on Saturday. This week, the Matadors and Cougars will do battle in the San Fernando Valley. The series is scheduled to span four days, from Thursday, Feb. 27, to Sunday, March 2.
February 23, 2014 Dr. Marcelo Leonardi Achieves 100th Win In CSUN's 9-7 Win Over UCSD Tenth-ranked Cal State Northridge completed play on Sunday afternoon in the UCI Invitational with a 9-7 victory over 13th-ranked UC San Diego.
February 24, 2014 Matadors Tied for 11th After Two Rounds at Pepperdine's Jones Invitational After struggling in round one, the Cal State Northridge men's golf team regrouped in round two and is tied for 11th after 36 holes of the Jones Invitational Monday at Saticoy Country Club.
February 24, 2014 Matadors Conclude Time at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with Win over UNLV NORTHRIDGE, Calif. --- The Cal State Northridge softball team (7-8) lost 4-0 to Oklahoma State and defeated UNLV 4-2 Sunday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Cathedral City, Calif. In the win over UNLV, Brianna Elder tossed a complete game and Kaitlin Toerner went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs and a run scored.
February 23, 2014 Matadors Edged By Seattle 4-2 in Series Finale Cal State Northridge (2-2) completed the weekend with a series split against Seattle University (5-3) after the Matadors were defeated by the Redhawks 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at Matador Field. Seattle scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to pull away in the game.
February 23, 2014 Cal State Northridge Storms Back To Defeat UC Irvine, 81-75 “We are a lot smaller than a lot of basketball teams, always the underdogs,” admits head coach Reggie Theus. “But the effort and fight we have is incredible. Tonight was a great example. I didn’t see any quit in anybody. This was a phenomenal team win.”
February 23, 2014 #10 CSUN Falls to #5 UC Irvine, 7-6 (ot) A bright sunny day for women’s water polo and two of the best teams in the nation kicked off second day play on Sunday morning (8:00 am) when tenth-ranked Cal State Northridge faced fifth-ranked UC Irvine at the UCI Invitational.
February 22, 2014 CSUN Sweeps Doubleheader Slugfest From Seattle After recording 27 hits through the first five games of the season, the Cal State Northridge offense erupted for 31 in two games as the Matadors (4-3) swept the Seattle University Redhawks (4-3) in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Matador Field. CSUN took the first game by a convincing 14-4 margin and won the second contest 4-3.
February 22, 2014 #10 Cal State Northridge Splits Two Games at UCI Invitational Irvine, Ca. – Cal State Northridge ended the day on Saturday with a split decision in two games at the UC Irvine Invitational.
February 23, 2014 UC Irvine Outlasts CSUN on ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (13-14, 9-4 Big West) lost 76-72 to UC Irvine Saturday evening in a Big West Conference contest at the Bren Events Center. Ashlee Guay led CSUN with 20 points, six rebounds and six assists, but the Matadors could not solve the Anteaters' interior offense for the second time this season.
February 22, 2014 CSUN Softball Falls Twice Saturday at Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (6-7) lost 12-0 to No. 12 Texas A&M and 5-2 to Long Island-Brooklyn Saturday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif. CSUN closes outs its time in the tournament Sunday with games against Oklahoma State and UNLV.
February 22, 2014 #10 Cal State Northridge Defeats #8 Loyola Marymount at UCI Invitational In a defensive game that neither team would give the opposition an inch of pool space, the Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team prevailed.
February 21, 2014 Matador Softball Picks Up 5-2 Win over New Mexico The Cal State Northridge softball team (6-5) defeated New Mexico 5-2 in its first game at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., at Big League Dreams Park. Brianna Elder tossed a complete game and the Matador offense collected 10 base hits to lead Northridge past the Lobos.
February 21, 2014 Bright Spots for Matadors in Four-Set Loss to No. 7 UC Irvine Starting three freshmen against an experienced UC Irvine squad, 15th-ranked Cal State Northridge played well at times but the visiting Anteaters came away with a 25-23, 25-17, 20-25, 25-17 Friday at The Matadome.
February 21, 2014 CSUN Drops 4-2 Decision to Seattle University Despite being locked into a defensive battle for much of the afternoon, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (2-3) were defeated by the Seattle University Redhawks (4-1) by a score of 4-2 on Friday afternoon at Matador Field. The Matadors had three players record at least one hit but a late home run for Seattle stood up as the difference in the game.
February 21, 2014 Matador Tennis Comes Up Short in Upset Bid of Long Beach State The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (4-2, 2-1 Big West) fell 4-3 to Long Beach State Friday afternoon in a Big West match at Matador Tennis Complex. CSUN won the doubles point and captured the top singles draw, but the 49ers were able to rally and win four singles matches to complete the win.
February 21, 2014 Fox Prime Ticket To Televise CSUN vs UC Irvine Game The last time Cal State Northridge faced a first place team in the Big West Conference was on Feb. 15 at UC Santa Barbara ... The Matadors played one of their best games of the season to post a hard-earned 80-78 overtime decision at the Thunderdome
February 21, 2014 #10 Cal State Northridge Faces #8 Loyola Marymount at UC Irvine Invitational It’s more than just a game; Cal State Northridge vs Loyola Marymount during first round action on Saturday morning at the UC Irvine Invitational.
February 20, 2014 CSUN Softball Heads to Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (5-5) travels to Cathedral City, Calif., to participate in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic at Big League Dreams Park. At the event, CSUN will square off with New Mexico, No. 12 Texas A&M, Long Island-Brooklyn, Oklahoma State and UNLV. Selected contests will feature live stats and other media with links available at GoMatadors.com. Fans are also encouraged to check with the CSUN softball program’s official Twitter account (@CSUNSoftball) for updates throughout the weekend.
February 20, 2014 CSUN Travels for Contest at UC Irvine, Broadcast Featured on ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (13-13, 9-3 Big West) hits the road for its only game of the week, a contest on Saturday, Feb. 22 at UC Irvine starting at 4 p.m. and broadcast around the world on ESPN3. There will be no BigWest.TV stream for the game due to the ESPN3 broadcast, but CSUN audio featuring Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will be available on GoMatadors.com.
February 20, 2014 Homestand Off To a Good Start as Matadors Power Past UC San Diego in Three Cal State Northridge got its season-long, four-match homestand off to a good start as Sam Holt and Greg Faulkner combined for 23 kills as the 15th-ranked Matadors swept the visiting UC San Diego Tritons, 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 in a MPSF match Wednesday night at The Matadome.
February 18, 2014 Matadors Defeated by No. 12 UCLA 7-1 A late-inning charge was the deciding factor as the Cal State Northridge Matadors (2-2) were defeated by the No. 12 UCLA Bruins (3-1) 7-1 on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The Bruins used a five-run eighth inning to pull away in the late stages of the game.
February 19, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls At Idaho, 96-88 They played a college basketball game Tuesday night between Cal State Northridge at the University of Idaho. The venue … Memorial Gym, an ancient building constructed in the late 1920’s.
February 17, 2014 California State University, Northridge Teams Up With Sport Chalet The California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Athletic Department and Sport Chalet, a specialty sporting goods retailer, have entered a multi-year partnership in which Sport Chalet will be the official apparel and equipment provider to the Matador athletic teams. The partnership is designed to build brand awareness and provide additional support to the school’s sporting and community events.
February 17, 2014 CSUN's Season-Long Four-Match Homestand Opens Wednesday vs. UC San Diego Cal State Northridge (3-8, 3-7 MPSF) heads into its season-long four-match homestand at a time when the 15th-ranked Matadors can really use it. Although just 2-3 on The Matadome floor this season, CSUN has played well in its five home matches this season and looks to get back on track against UC San Diego (0-13, 0-12 MPSF) and No. 7 UC Irvine (9-7, 6-6 MPSF) this week.
February 17, 2014 Matadors Visit No. 12 UCLA, Host Seattle U This Week The Cal State Northridge Matadors return to California after taking a three-game series at Bethune-Cookman last week. The Matadors are winners of their last two after dropping a 2-1 decision on Opening Day. CSUN limited the Wildcats to just three runs in three games and boast a team ERA of 0.96 going into games this week against No. 12 UCLA and Seattle University. All three programs have winning records going into the week. CSUN will begin its week at Jackie Robinson Stadium where the Matadors had a 4-1 win last season.
February 17, 2014 Camille Mahlknecht Named Big West Player of the Week After grabbing a school-record 22 rebounds in CSUN's first home win against UC Santa Barbara since 1984, junior Camille Mahlknecht earned Big West Conference Player of the Week honors the league office announced Monday. In addition to the rebounding record, Mahlknecht scored a season-high 21 points against the Gauchos and added 10 points, seven rebounds and six blocks in CSUN's win at Cal Poly.
February 17, 2014 Road Trip ... CSUN Hoopsters Travel To University of Idaho Thank goodness college basketball is an indoor game ... Cal State Northridge is traveling to Moscow, Idaho, where the Matadors will be greeted by snow and temperatures in the thirties ... CSUN will face the University of Idaho in a non-league basketball game on Tuesday, February 18, at 7:00 pm at the Kibbie Dome
February 16, 2014 Matadors Shut Out Bethune-Cookman 2-0, Take Opening Series In a series that featured a pitchers duel in each game, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (2-1) were able to come away with the series finale 2-0 over the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on Sunday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Although they scored just five runs over the weekend, the Matadors boasted a team ERA of 0.96 to help CSUN to its first road series win in the Eastern Time Zone in school history.
February 16, 2014 CSUN Can't Slow Down No. 10 Oregon at Easton Desert Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (5-5) lost 12-1 in five innings to No. 10 Oregon Sunday in its final game in Las Vegas, Nev., as part of the Easton Desert Classic. Freshmen Taylor Nate and Taylor Glover teamed to provide the Matadors their only run, but the Ducks got to CSUN pitching early and often in the victory.
February 16, 2014 CSUN Scores Dramatic Overtime Win (80-78) at First Place UC Santa Barbara The roaring cheer could be heard north to Lompoc and Santa Maria and as far south as the CSUN campus.
February 15, 2014 Multiple Records Fall as CSUN Defeats UCSB The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (13-13, 9-3 Big West) defeated UC Santa Barbara 78-54 Saturday afternoon in a Big West Conference contest at The Matadome. Cinnamon Lister became CSUN's single-season 3-point leader, Camille Mahlknecht grabbed a program-record 22 rebounds and the Matadors defeated the Gauchos in Northridge for the first time since 1984.
February 15, 2014 Moore Wins First Career Game as CSUN Tops Bethune-Cookman in Extras In a low-scoring affair that presented few opportunities for runs, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (1-1) defeated the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (1-1) 2-1 in 11 innings on Saturday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The win was the first for CSUN head coach Greg Moore in his career.
February 15, 2014 Matadors Rally Past Toledo in Wild Finish at Easton Desert Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (5-4) scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Toledo 9-8 Saturday in Las Vegas, Nev., as part of the Easton Desert Classic. In its first game Saturday, CSUN put up a fight but lost 6-0 to No. 1 Florida.
February 15, 2014 Matador Tennis Posts 7-0 Sweep of UC Riverside The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (4-1, 2-0 Big West) defeated UC Riverside 7-0 Saturday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex in a Big West Conference match. The Matadors did not lose a set in singles action and won two doubles matches 8-0 as they rebounded from their first loss of the season earlier in the week.
February 15, 2014 Matadors Battle But Fall at No. 2 UCLA The 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge Matadors capped a difficult two-match road trip Friday night at second-ranked UCLA and CSUN battled the Bruins before falling in straight sets at Pauley Pavilion.
February 14, 2014 Matadors Fall in Season Opener at Bethune-Cookman 2-1 In a pitcher's duel that saw very little offense, the Cal State Northridge Matadors (0-1) were edged by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats (1-0) by a score of 2-1 on Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Despite a combined 10 hits and two errors, the game also saw 17 strikeouts and 14 runners left on base between the two teams.
February 14, 2014 CSUN Travels To First Place UC Santa Barbara Cal State Northridge travels north to UC Santa Barbara for a Big West Conference game on Saturday, February 15, 2014 ... Tipoff at the Thunderdome will be 4:00 pm
February 14, 2014 Matadors Figure in Pair of Run-Rule Games at Easton Desert Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (4-3) defeated Boise State 12-2 in five innings and lost 9-0 to Ohio State in five innings Friday at the Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas, Nev. CSUN cranked out four home runs and 12 hits vs. the Broncos, but could manage only three hits in the shutout loss to the Buckeyes.
February 13, 2014 Matadors Go Wire-to-Wire to Down Cal Poly 83-57 The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (12-13, 8-3 Big West) never trailed in defeating Cal Poly 83-57 Thursday evening in a Big West Conference contest at Mott Gym. The win marked CSUN's first at Cal Poly since 2005 and handed the Mustangs their first home defeat of the season.
February 14, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls to Cal Poly, 62-55 Stephen Maxwell scored 18 points and three other Cal State Northridge players scored in double figures but timely baskets by Cal Poly were enough to hand the Matadors a 62-55 defeat in a Big West Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night at the Matadome.
February 13, 2014 LMU Edges Matador Tennis 4-3 Kristen Poei and Lorraine Cheung captured singles wins, but it was not enough as the visiting Cal State Northridge women's tennis (3-1) lost 4-3 to LMU Thursday afternoon. The Matadors won the doubles point, but the Lions won four singles matches to hand CSUN its first loss of 2014.
February 12, 2014 CSUN Heads to Las Vegas for Five Games in Easton Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (3-2) heads to Las Vegas for five games as part of the Easton Desert Classic hosted by UNLV. At the event, CSUN will face Boise State, Ohio State, Florida, Toledo and Oregon. All five Matador games will be played at Stephanie Lynn Craig Park in Henderson, Nev. Fans are also encouraged to keep tabs on the squad throughout the weekend by checking in with the Softball program’s official Twitter account (@CSUNSoftball) for updates throughout the weekend and entire 2014 season. Several contests will feature live stats available on GoMatadors.com.
February 12, 2014 CSUN Hosts Cal Poly . #58 Hoops Jersey To Be Retired Cal State Northridge hosts Cal Poly in an important Big West Conference game on Thursday, February 13, 2014 ... Tipoff is slated for 7:00 pm at the Matadome
February 12, 2014 Matadors Fall in Straight Sets at No. 7 UCSB to Open Two-Match Trip Cal State Northridge began a daunting week Wednesday night as the 13th-ranked Matadors fell in straight sets at No. 7 UC Santa Barbara. Things don't get any easier for CSUN which travels to No. 2 UCLA on Friday.
February 12, 2014 All-Time CSUN Indoor Marks Achieved at NAU's Mountain T's Invite The Cal State Northridge women's team made a dent in the Matador indoor record book over the weekend at Northern Arizona's Mountain T's Invitational at Walkup Skydome.
February 10, 2014 #58 Basketball Jersey To Be Retired To Honor CSUN Faculty Thursday, February 13, 2014 will be a very special day for Cal State Northridge for several reasons.
February 12, 2014 Kelcie Ferreira Named Big West Conference Water Polo Player of the Week Cal State Northridge junior water polo player Kelcie Ferreira collected the Big West Women’s Water Polo Player of the Week award, helping the Matadors to a 3-1 record and a fifth place finish at the UCSD Invitational last weekend.
February 11, 2014 CSUN Heads to Cal Poly, Hosts UCSB as Part of Play 4Kay Initiative The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (11-13, 7-3 Big West) plays an important pair of Big West Conference games this week. On Thursday, Feb. 13, the Matadors head to San Luis Obispo, Calif., to face Cal Poly at 7 p.m. inside Mott Gym. Two days later, CSUN hosts UC Santa Barbara in a 4 p.m. contest in which the Matadors will participate in the Play 4Kay Initiative, which promotes breast cancer research and awareness and is named after legendary North Carolina State coach Kay Yow. Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will be on the call for both contests with all links available at GoMatadors.com.
February 11, 2014 Matadors Earn First Championship of 2013-14; Clariss Guce Individual Medalist SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - The Cal State Northridge women's golf team led from start to finish at the inaugural Matador Invitational, firing a final round 297 on Tuesday to win going away. Senior Clariss Guce took home individual medalist honors with an even-par 216 at Wood Ranch Golf Club.
February 11, 2014 Matadors Open 2014 Season at Bethune-Cookman The Cal State Northridge Matadors open up their 56th season on the diamond when they travel to Daytona Beach, Fla. for a Valentine’s Day showdown at Bethune-Cookman University. The Matadors begin a new era in 2014 under the helm of first-year head coach Greg Moore and are looking to build off a 2013 campaign that saw them rise to a fourth-place finish in the Big West Conference. All-Big West Honorable Mentions Jerry Keel and Alexis Mercado return for Cal State Northridge and look to play key roles in the Matadors’ push for their first postseason birth since 2002.
February 11, 2014 No. 7 UC Santa Barbara & No. 2 UCLA on the Road for No. 13 CSUN This Week Cal State Northridge (3-6, 3-5 MPSF) looks to get back on track this week as the 13th-ranked Matadors travel to No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (6-3, 5-3 MPSF) on Wednesday and No. 2 UCLA (10-2, 7-1 MPSF) on Friday.
February 10, 2014 CSUN in the Drivers Seat After Two Rounds of the Matador Invitational Cal State Northridge has three players in the top eight and the Matadors carry a 22-shot lead over BYU into the final round of CSUN's Matador Invitational following 36 holes on Monday.
February 9, 2014 CSUN’s New Hall of Fame Inductees Honored For Their Achievements More than 200 family, friends, Cal State University Northridge President Dr. Dianne Harrison and avid supporters of Matador Athletics honored the newest members of the CSUN Hall of Fame in an emotional luncheon Sunday afternoon at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel.
February 10, 2014 Matadors Card Opening Round 303 and Sit Eighth at Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational Despite Michael O'Connor's opening round 69, the Cal State Northridge men's golf team was not able to dent the leaderboard on day one of the Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational at Sunbrook Golf Club.
February 9, 2014 Matadors Down Colorado State to Wrap Up Weekend at Kajikawa Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (3-2) defeated Colorado State 4-2 Sunday afternoon in its final game in Tempe, Ariz., as part of the Kajikawa Classic. Maylynn Mitchell blasted her second home run of the weekend and Brianna Elder tossed her second complete-game victory of the weekend to help lift the Matadors past the Rams.
February 9, 2014 CSUN Scores Two Victories at UCSD Invitational Cal State Northridge enjoyed a productive day on Sunday at the UC San Diego Invitational.
February 9, 2014 CSUN Rallies For 92-83 Overtime Win vs Cal State Fullerton “Congratulations team. This was a great win.” Those were the words of Cal State Northridge University President Dr. Dianne Harrison, who joined the celebration in the Matador locker room shortly after CSUN rallied from an eleven-point second half deficit to post an exciting 92-83 overtime victory over Cal State Fullerton in a men’s basketball game on Saturday night at the Matadome.
February 9, 2014 CSUN Defeats Santa Clara, 13-5 Kelcie Ferreira, Celena Photopulos and Marisa Young each scored three goals to lead 16th-ranked Cal State Northridge to a 13-5 victory over Santa Clara University on Sunday morning at the UC San Diego Invitational.
February 8, 2014 Matadors Post 76-54 Victory at Cal State Fullerton Ashlee Guay scored 26 points to help lead the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (11-13, 7-3 Big West) to a 76-54 victory over Cal State Fullerton Saturday afternoon at Titan Gym. Cinnamon Lister added 16 points, Camille Mahlknecht finished with eight points and 14 rebounds and the Matadors' defense held the Titans to 28.6 percent shooting for the contest.
February 8, 2014 CSUN Softball Downs Seattle, Falls to Western Michigan at Kajikawa Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team (2-2) defeated Seattle 4-3 before falling to Western Michigan 11-5 Saturday in Tempe, Ariz., as part of the Kajikawa Classic. CSUN closes out the tournament Sunday with a game against Colorado State.
February 9, 2014 CSUN Splits Two Games At UCSD Invitational Kelcie Ferriera scored the winning goal with two seconds to play to lift 16th-ranked Cal State Northridge to a dramatic 9-8 victory over 13th-ranked Indiana during first round action on Saturday morning at the UC San Diego Invitational.
February 8, 2014 Last Second Goal Gives #16 CSUN 9-8 Victory Over #13 Indiana Kelcie Ferriera score the winning goal with two seconds to play to lift 16th-ranked Cal State Northridge to a dramatic 9-8 victory over 13th-ranked Indiana during first round action on Saturday morning at the UC San Diego Invitational.
February 8, 2014 No. 11 Hawai'i Tops No. 13 CSUN to Complete Two-Match Sweep Cal State Northridge dropped the second of a two-match weekend series with No. 11 Hawai'i as the visiting Rainbow Warriors swept the 13th-ranked Matadors 25-22, 25-19, 25-21 Saturday afternoon in The Matadome.
February 7, 2014 Matadors Drop Opener of Two-Match Series with Hawai'i in Straight Sets 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge dropped the opener of a two-match weekend series with No. 11 Hawai'i as the visiting Rainbow Warriors swept the Matadors 25-20, 25-15, 28-26 Friday night in The Matadome.
February 7, 2014 Home Sweet Home ... CSUN Hosts Cal State Fullerton Cal State Northridge returns home on Saturday, February 8, 2014, when the Matadors host Cal State Fullerton in a Big West Conference contest at 7:00 pm
February 7, 2014 CSUN Softball Splits on Opening Day at Kajikawa Classic Facing a pair of 2013 NCAA Tournament teams, the Cal State Northridge softball team (1-1) split its first two games of the 2014 season in Tempe, Ariz., at the Kajikawa Classic. After dropping an 11-4 decision to San Jose State in the opener, the Matadors posted an impressive 3-2 victory over Oregon State behind Brianna Elder's career-high 11 strikeouts.
February 7, 2014 Depth Will Be Key for CSUN Baseball in 2014 With the start of the 56th season of Cal State Northridge baseball just a week away, the Matadors find themselves in an exciting position. Coming off of just the second winning season for the program since 2002 and the team’s first Top 4 finish in the Big West since the same year, the Matadors return to the diamond with the experience and leadership needed to make another run toward the conference championship.
February 7, 2014 CSUN’s Remarkable Rally Falls Short in Overtime at UCD, 90-86 Cal State Northridge almost staged one of the all-time great comebacks in the 56-year history of Matador basketball.
February 7, 2014 Sharp Shooting Aggies Take Down CSUN The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (10-13, 6-3 Big West) lost 82-74 to UC Davis Thursday evening in a Big West Conference contest at The Matadome. Ashlee Guay dished out seven assists to set a new program all-time record, but the Aggies shot 60 percent (24-of-40) from the field to snap the Matadors' three-game winning streak.
February 6, 2014 Tereza Simonyan – Hall of Famer Tereza Simonyan’s legendary career as a tennis player has earned her a berth in the CSUN Hall of Fame. Well deserved !!!
February 6, 2014 CSUN Front Row Adds Push Notifications Users of CSUN Front Row, the official app of Cal State Northridge Athletics, are now able to stay in contact with the Matadors like never before thanks to debut of Version 2.0. The updated version of the app, which was released by PrestoSports on Wednesday evening, includes the addition of push notifications and also addresses minor software bugs and performance issues.
February 6, 2014 CSUN Softball Embarks on 2014 Season at Kajikawa Classic The Cal State Northridge softball team starts its 2014 season with five games as part of the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz., hosted by Arizona State University. This is the fifth-straight year that the Matadors are beginning their season in Arizona and will face a series of challenging opponents to start the season. On Friday, Feb. 7, CSUN begins competition against a pair of 2013 NCAA Tournament participants in San Jose State (11 a.m. PT) and Oregon State (1:30 p.m. PT). The following day, CSUN squares off with Seattle (3:30 p.m. PT) and Western Michigan (6 p.m. PT). Finally, CSUN concludes its time at the event with a contest against Colorado State (1 p.m. PT) on Sunday, Feb. 9.
February 6, 2014 Cal State Northridge Travels To UC San Diego Invitational The Cal State Northridge women’s water polo travels south this weekend (2/8 & 2/9) to compete in the prestigious UC San Diego Invitational at the Triton Pool and at the Canyonview Pool.
February 5, 2014 Matadors Tabbed Eighth in Preseason Big West Coaches Poll Although the Matadors finished the 2013 season with a 15-12 conference record, the Cal State Northridge baseball team was picked to finish eighth in 2014 in the preseason poll of the league's head coaches, the Big West Conference office announced last week. The Matadors were also chosen to finish eighth last season, but a strong run in conference play saw them end the year in a tie for fourth.
February 4, 2014 No. 13 Matadors and No. 11 Hawai'i Tangle in Two Match Series After gaining a split in its two-match trip to Northern California, 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge (3-4, 3-3 MPSF) returns home this week to host the No. 11 Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (5-4, 3-3 MPSF) for two important conference matches.
February 4, 2014 CSUN Travels North To Face UC Davis Back on the road again for Cal State Northridge as the Matadors prepare for a Thursday (2/6/14, 7:00 pm) Big West Conference game at UC Davis.
February 4, 2014 CSUN Hosts UC Davis Before Traveling for Contest at Cal State Fullerton The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (10-12, 6-2) begins the second half of conference play with a pair of important Big West contests. On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Matadors host UC Davis for a 7 p.m. tilt at The Matadome on Big West TV. Two days later, CSUN ventures to Orange County to square off with Cal State Fullerton in a 6 p.m. game at Titan Gym. Both contests will feature live stats, audio and video available at GoMatadors.com with Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale calling all the action.
February 4, 2014 CSUN Set to Host Inaugural Matador Invitational Cal State Northridge women's golf is set to host the inaugural Matador Invitational this coming Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 10-11 at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley.
February 4, 2014 Cliff Abel – CSUN Hall of Famer The date – 1975. The event – the NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships in Sacramento.
February 3, 2014 Hall of Famer Lisa Erickson Credits Her Teammates & Coach In every phase of a successful life, contributions from friends and family are so important.
February 3, 2014 Baseball Alumni Weekend Allows Past and Present to Build for the Future This past weekend members of the 2014 Cal State Northridge baseball team played host to the Matadors that came before them, using the time to celebrate the rich history of the program and focus their sights on delivering another championship to the San Fernando Valley.
February 2, 2014 Cal State Northridge Falls at Hawai’i, 77-63 For 32 minutes, Cal State Northridge executed its offense, played pesky defense, and controlled the tempo of a game against a University of Hawai’i team that is big, physical and talented.
February 1, 2014 CSUN Downs Hawai'i in Overtime Thriller The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (10-12, 6-2 Big West) scored the last eight points of overtime to capture a 75-72 Big West victory over Hawai'i Saturday afternoon at The Matadome. Janae Sharpe scored a career-high 27 points, Ashlee Guay added 26 and the Matadors defeated the Rainbow Wahine for the first time in program history.
February 1, 2014 Matadors Fall to No. 7 Stanford; Earn a Split in Northern California 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge fell to seventh-ranked Stanford in straight sets (25-21, 25-18, 25-19) Saturday night at Maples Pavilion but the Matadors come home with an important split on the two-match trip.
February 1, 2014 Matador Tennis Powers Past Cal Poly in Big West Opener Freshman Mickey Hsu rallied from a set down to win her No. 3 singles match in a decisive third set to give the Cal State Northrdige women's tennis team (3-0, 1-0 Big West) defeated Cal Poly 4-3 in the Matadors' Big West opener. After dropping the doubles point, CSUN also got singles wins from Vivian Lin, Kristen Poei and Lorraine Cheung.
February 1, 2014 CSUN 18, Pomona-Pitzer 5 A balanced scoring attack proved to be the winning formula for 15th ranked Cal State Northridge during Saturday afternoon action at the Cal Baptist Invitational.
February 1, 2014 Cal Baptist Upsets #15 Cal State Northridge, 11-10 (3ot) An upset marked Saturday morning play at the Cal Baptist Tournament.
January 31, 2014 13th-Ranked Matadors Down Pacific in Five-Set Road Win Any road win in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation is a quality win and 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge proved that with a 25-20, 19-25, 19-25, 25-22, 15-11 victory over the host Pacific Tigers Friday at the Alex Spanos Center.
January 31, 2014 Aloha .. CSUN Travels To Honolulu To Face Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors From the cold, drizzly weather in Southern California to the warm, balmy ideal temperatures in Honolulu, Cal State Northridge has made the six-hour flight to face the University of Hawai’i in a Big West Conference game on Saturday, February 1, 2014
January 31, 2014 CSUN Records 93-89 Overtime Victory Over UC Riverside Stephen Maxwell recorded a team-high 24 points including eight points in overtime to help lift Cal State Northridge to a 93-89 victory over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Thursday night at the Matadome.
January 31, 2014 Guay Surpasses 1,000 Career Points as CSUN Downs UCR Cinnamon Lister led four Matadors in double figures with 23 points as the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (9-12, 5-2 Big West) defeated UC Riverside 71-61 Thursday evening at the SRC Arena. Bernadette Fong finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds to record her second career double-double sand CSUN held UCR to under 30 percent shooting from the field in the victory.
January 31, 2014 #15 Cal State Northridge Competes at Cal Baptist Tournament Off to a strong start in 2014, the Cal State Northridge women’s water polo team travels to the Cal Baptist Invitational on Saturday, February 1.
January 27, 2014 Ex-Matador Katie Russ Inks Professional Contract with Houston Aces Former All-Big West Conference center back Katie Russ has inked a professional contract to play for the Houston Aces of the Women's Premier Soccer League. A 2013 CSUN graduate, Russ was a member of the 2012 Big West Champions that earned the first NCAA Tournament berth in program history.
January 29, 2014 Vivian Lin Named Big West Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Fresh off her first pair of intercollegiate matches, Cal State Northridge women's tennis freshman Vivian was named the Big West Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Lin scored a pair of singles victories, including the decisive point in the Matadors' victory over Air Force, and recorded two doubles wins with Criss Rodriguez at the No. 1 draw.
January 28, 2014 CSUN Heads to UC Riverside before Hosting Hawai’i in Big West Action The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (8-12, 4-2 Big West) plays a pair of important Big West Conference contests this week, facing UC Riverside and Hawai’i. On Thursday, Jan. 30, the Matadors will head to the Inland Empire to square off with the Highlanders in a 7 p.m. contest at SRC Arena. Two days later, CSUN meets Hawai’i for the second time this year in a 4 p.m. contest on Saturday, Feb. 1. Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will be on the call for both games on GoMatadors.com and their broadcast Saturday will be featured on Big West TV. Fans are also encouraged to check with the CSUN Athletic Department’s official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the weekend.
January 28, 2014 Markus Carr – CSUN Hall of Famer When Markus Carr’s name appeared on the nomination list last December for possible induction into the CSUN Hall of Fame, the vote was unanimous. ... Long overdue.
January 28, 2014 Sauer Finishes Second, Matadors Move up to Fourth at Anteater Invitational Senior Kyler Sauer made a run at his first collegiate title but ultimately came in second by two strokes while the Cal State Northridge moved up to fourth at the conclusion of the Anteater Invitational Tuesday at Mesa Verde Country Club.
January 28, 2014 13th-Ranked Matadors Look to Build on Momentum in Northern California Cal State Northridge (2-3, 2-2 MPSF), coming off a hugely successful week, heads to Northern California this week as the 13th-ranked Matadors take momentum on the road for matches at unranked Pacific (1-6, 0-4 MPSF) and No. 7 Stanford (4-3, 1-3 MPSF).
January 28, 2014 CSUN Hosts UC Riverside In Big West Conference Contest Back home at the friendly confines of the Matadome Cal State Northridge finds itself ... CSUN hosts UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Thursday, January 30, at 7:00 pm ... The game will be available on ESPN3
January 27, 2014 Kyler Sauer in the Hunt, Matador Men Fifth at Anteater Invitational Senior Kyler Sauer is tied for third while the Cal State Northridge men's golf team is fifth after two rounds of the Anteater Invitational Monday at Mesa Verde Country Club.
January 27, 2014 Ashlee Guay Earns Big West Player of the Week Honors Cal State Northridge junior guard Ashlee Guay earned Big West Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Monday. Last week, Guay set a school record for 3-pointers in a game and scored a career-high 32 points vs. UC Irvine and then followed that up with a 21-point, 10-rebound effort in a win vs. Long Beach State.
January 27, 2014 Reggie Theus Says “Thanks” To His Mentor, Jerry Tarkanian As last Saturday morning’s CSUN’s basketball practice was drawing to a close at the Pyramid (Long Beach State’s home arena), an extremely frail elderly man slowly appeared from behind the bleachers.
January 26, 2014 CSUN Tennis Caps off Opening Weekend with 4-3 Victory over Air Force Freshman Vivian Lin won a third-set tiebreaker in the top singles draw to help lift the Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (2-0) to a 4-3 victory over Air Force Sunday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex. CSUN swept the doubles and Criss Rodriguez and Mickey Hsu also scored singles victories to cap off a successful weekend for the Matadors.
January 26, 2014 #14 CSUN Records Two Wins At UCSB Invite Cal State Northridge, ranked 14th in the nation, enjoyed a successful Sunday during second day action at the UCSB Winter Invitational.
January 26, 2014 CSUN Set to Tee Up 2014 Spring Season at Anteater Invitational The Cal State Northridge men's golf team plays the first seven spring tournaments prior to the Big West Championship beginning Monday with the first two rounds of the Anteater Invitational.
January 26, 2014 #14 CSUN Defeats #20 Pacific A balanced attack proved to be the magic formula for 14th-ranked Cal State Northridge as the Matadors recorded a 13-8 victory over #20 Pacific during second day action on Sunday morning at the UCSB Winter Invite.
January 25, 2014 CSUN Bounces Back with 77-54 Victory over Long Beach State Junior Ashlee Guay led four Matadors in double figures with 21 points to help lift the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (8-12, 4-2 Big West) to a 77-54 victory over Long Beach State in a Big West Conference contest Saturday afternoon. Guay added a career-high 10 rebounds to post her second career double-double while the Northridge defense held the 49ers to 35.2 percent shooting for the contest.
January 26, 2014 Long Beach State Defeats Cal State Northridge, 76-62 Basketball is a 40-minute game: not 20 minutes, not 30 minutes.
January 25, 2014 CSUN Opens 2014 Season With 23-10 Win Over Whittier; 14-6 loss to UCLA Cal State Northridge, ranked 14th in the pre-season CWPA (Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Association) women’s water polo poll, enjoyed a solid day of competition on Saturday at the UCSB Winter Invitational.
January 25, 2014 Matador Tennis Opens 2014 Season with Sweep of Westmont The Cal State Northridge women's tennis team (1-0) opened its 2014 season with a 7-0 sweep over Westmont Saturday afternoon at Matador Tennis Complex. The Matadors lost only two games in sweeping two doubles matches and then did not drop a set in singles play.
January 25, 2014 Cal State Northridge Opens 2014 Season With 23-10 Win Over Whittier Cal State Northridge, ranked 14th in the pre-season CWPA (Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Association) women’s water polo poll, opened the 2014 season on a successful note on Saturday afternoon with a convincing 23-10 victory over Whittier College at the 2014 UC Santa Barbara Water Polo Invitational.
January 24, 2014 Matadors Bounce Back to Post Sweep Over No. 4 USC Erasing the taste of a disappointing five-set loss to top-ranked Pepperdine two nights ago, Cal State Northridge came out with a dominating effort Friday sweeping the No. 4 USC Trojans 25-19, 25-21, 25-21 in an MPSF match at The Matadome.
January 24, 2014 CSUN Road Journey Arrives At Long Beach State The Cal State Northridge basketball team road journey has arrived at Long Beach State for Saturday’s (1/25/14, 4:00 pm) Big West Conference game against the 49ers at the Pyramid .
January 24, 2014 CSUN to Add Sand Volleyball as 19th Intercollegiate Sport California State University, Northridge announced the addition of women’s sand volleyball as the Matadors’ 19th intercollegiate sport Friday. Jeff Stork, head coach of the Matadors’ indoor volleyball team, will be the head coach of the sand team. The Matadors’ sand squad will begin competition this spring, and will feature 14 returners from CSUN’s 2013 indoor squad that reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
January 24, 2014 CSUN’s Valiant Effort Falls Short At UC Irvine, 72-66 The first thing you notice about UC Irvine in warm ups is the tallest player in collegiate basketball this season, 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye, a freshman from Dakar, Senegal.
January 24, 2014 Matadors Drop 83-73 Decision to UC Irvine The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (7-12, 3-2 Big West) lost 83-73 to UC Irvine Thursday night in a Big West Conference game at The Matadome. Ashlee Guay scored a career-high 32 points on a school-record eight 3-pointers, but foul trouble plagued the Matadors all night.
January 23, 2014 CSUN's Upset Bid Comes Up Just Short in Five-Set Loss to Top-Ranked Pepperdine Despite a career night from redshirt freshman Damani Lenore, Cal State Northridge came up short in its upset bid as top-ranked Pepperdine held off the Matadors in five sets (25-15, 27-29, 25-27, 25-19, 15-12) in an MPSF match Wednesday at The Matadome.
January 22, 2014 CSUN Faces UC Irvine, Long Beach State in Big West Conference Action The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (7-11, 3-1 Big West) hopes to keep the momentum rolling as it hosts UC Irvine and Long Beach State in a pair of Big West Conference contests at The Matadome this week. The Matadors and Anteaters meet on Thursday, Jan. 23 in a 7 p.m. contest. Two days later, CSUN meets the 49ers in a 4 p.m. Saturday matinée. Both games will feature live stats, live audio and be available for free on BigWest TV. Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will be on the call for both the radio and Big West TV broadcasts with links available at GoMatadors.com. Fans are also encouraged to check with CSUN Athletics’ official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the weekend.
January 21, 2014 Matadors Home to Host Top-Ranked Pepperdine, No. 4 USC This Week After an 11-day break from match action, Cal State Northridge (1-2, 1-1 MPSF) returns to the court this week as the Matadors host top-ranked Pepperdine (3-0, 3-0 MPSF) and No. 4 USC (3-1, 2-1 MPSF) in MPSF matches in The Matadome.
January 21, 2014 Lister Proving to be Key Ingredient for CSUN Women's Hoops Junior Cinnamon Lister has proven to be a key player of the Cal State Norhtirdge women's basketball team in 2013-14. After transferring from Boise State and and sitting out last season, Lister has helped spark the Matadors to several key victories as the year has progressed. She has been a prolific scorer with the ability to knock down multiple 3-pointers per game.
January 21, 2014 The 2014 CSUN Women's Water Polo Outlook Since the start of women’s water polo in 2002, Cal State Northridge has established a strong tradition as one of the most consistent, nationally-ranked, successful women’s water polo programs in the country.
January 21, 2014 Matador Women Earn NYU Shootout Team Title By Wide Margin Cal State Northridge men's and women's track & field opened the 2014 indoor season Friday and Saturday at the Armory Track & Field Center in New York. A contingent of 40 Matador men and women competed in the Great Dance Classic and the NYU Saturday Night Shootout.
January 21, 2014 UPDATE: CSUN Baseball Alumni Weekend As part of the annual Alumni Weekend, the 2014 Cal State Northridge Baseball Alumni Game is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, at Matador Field. The Alumni Game is open to the public and will begin at 1 p.m.
January 21, 2014 CSUN Travels To Big West Conference Leader UC Irvine It will be a challenging week for the Cal State Northridge basketball team this week ... CSUN hits the road on Thursday (1/23/14, 7:00 pm) to face the Big West Conference league leader and pre-season favorite UC Irvine, and then travels to Long Beach State on Saturday (1/25/14, 4:00 pm)
January 20, 2014 Janae Sharpe Named Big West Player of the Week After helping lead the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team to victories over Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara, Janae Sharpe has received Big West Player of the Week honors, the conference office announced Monday. Sharpe averaged 17.5 points and shot over 52 percent from the field as the Matadors completed a weekend sweep of its coastal rivals for the first time in its Big West history.
January 20, 2014 CSUN Basketball Players Shine On-and-Off The Court Comprehensive Excellence is not found in the win or the loss column. It extends itself beyond the hardwood and transcends itself into habits.
January 18, 2014 CSUN Snaps Skid vs. UCSB with Commanding Victory Bernadette Fong scored a career-high 16 points and seven field goals to help lift the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (7-11, 3-1 Big West) to a 64-46 victory over UC Santa Barbara Saturday afternoon at The Thunderdome. Janae Sharpe scored a team-high 18 and Camille Mahlknecht added 13 points and eight rebounds as the Matadors defeated the Gauchos for just the second time since 1984.
January 19, 2014 CSUN Heroic Effort Falls Short vs UCSB, 79-69 Cal State Northridge head coach Reggie Theus doesn’t shy from the tough questions. Even in defeat, Theus always steps up to the podium in a post-game press conference and gives direct, honest answers whether the team wins or losses.
January 17, 2014 CSUN Hosts UCSB In Big West Conference Contest Cal State Northridge faces a major test when the Matadors host UC Santa Barbara in a 7:30 p.m. contest on Saturday (1/18/14) at the Matadome
January 17, 2014 CSUN Fends Off Cal Poly in Big West Home Opener Ashlee Guay led three Matadors in double figures with 22 points to help lead the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (6-11, 2-1 Big West) to a 81-76 victory over visiting Cal Poly in a Big West contest at The Matadome. Cinnamon Lister added 20 and Janae Sharpe scored 17 as the Matadors posted their fourth-straight home win over the Mustangs.
January 17, 2014 CSUN Fights To The End But Falls at Cal Poly, 62-52 All CSUN head basketball coach Reggie Theus asks of his players is to “play hard, battle hard, play with intensity for 40 minutes.”
January 16, 2014 Matadors Place 17 on Fall Big West Academic All-Conference Team Seventeen student-athletes at Cal State Northridge were recognized for their efforts on the field and in the classroom when the Big West Conference announced its Fall 2013 Academic All-Conference Team on Thursday afternoon. Matador student-athletes earned the honor in all five sports included in the Fall awards: women's volleyball, women's soccer, men's soccer, women's cross country and men's cross country.
January 15, 2014 Lev-Ari Lands on Soccer America MVPs Second Team After a season in which he scored 16 goals and added six assists to lead the Cal State Northridge attack, junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari was named to the MVPs Second Team by Soccer America, the organization announced Wednesday. The honor comes in addition to Lev-Ari's status as an NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-American, all-region selection and semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy.
January 15, 2014 CSUN Has Busy Week with Big West Conference Contests vs. Cal Poly, UCSB The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (5-11, 1-1 Big West) hosts its 2014 Big West home opener vs. Cal Poly Thursday night at 7 p.m. in The Matadome. Two days later, the Matadors hit the road for a contest against UC Santa Barbara at 2 p.m. in The Thunderdome. Ryan Stanbury and Rheina Ale will call the all action on Big West TV when CSUN hosts the Mustangs, while Stanbury will also be on the call for the Matadors’ match-up with the Gauchos. Fans are also encouraged to check with CSUN Athletic Department’s official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the weekend.
January 14, 2014 Unbeaten CSUN Travels To Unbeaten Cal Poly in BWC Tilt Not since the 2007-08 season has Cal State Northridge started the Big West Conference season at 2-0 ... That same year (2007-08), the Matadors won five straight games to start the league season.
January 13, 2014 Stephen Maxwell Named Big West Player of the Week A dominating effort last week from Stephen Maxwell spurred Cal State Northridge to a 2-0 conference start for the first time since 2007-08.
January 13, 2014 CSUN Softball's Tairia Flowers Ready to Get Back to Work Cal State Nothridge softball head coach Tairia Flowers is looking forward to the upcoming 2014 season. The Matadors made great strides in 2013 and have added a host of newcomers to joint the returning letter winners. After the birth of her daughter, Flowers is ready to get back on the field and make the upcoming season memorable for CSUN.
January 13, 2014 ESPN3 Brings Worldwide Attention To CSUN Athletics Minutes after CSUN’s gripping 79-78 men’s basketball victory over Hawai’i on Saturday, an ESPN3 broadcaster commented “what a great game for television.”
January 13, 2014 Slow Start Haunts CSUN in Loss at Hawai'i A 15-0 start to the game lifted Hawai’i to a 54-44 victory over the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (5-11, 1-1 Big West) Sunday evening at The Stan Sheriff Center. Cinnamon Lister led CSUN with 11 points and Janae Sharpe had 10, but the Matadors could not overcome the slow start.
January 12, 2014 CSUN Edges Hawai’i in Nail-Biter, 79-78 Stephen Maxwell collected his league leading seventh double-double of the season with 24 points and ten rebounds to help lead Cal State Northridge to a 79-78 victory over Hawai’i in a Big West Conference game on Saturday night at the Matadome.
January 10, 2014 Matadors Fall in Straight Sets at No. 9 BYU Cal State Northridge dropped its MPSF road opener in straight sets Friday night at Smith Fieldhouse as ninth-ranked BYU handed the Matadors a 25-23, 25-22, 25-15 setback.
January 10, 2014 Aloha ... CSUN Hosts Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors Fresh after an efficient 89-77 victory over UC Davis (1/9/14) in the Big West Conference season opener for both teams, the Matadors host the University of Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors in a conference matchup on Saturday, January 11, 2014 ... Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm at the Matadome
January 9, 2014 Matadors Pick Up First Win in Davis Since 2005 with 56-52 Victory The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (5-10, 1-0 Big West) held on for a 56-52 victory over UC Davis Thursday evening in both teams' Big West Conference opener. Cinnamon Lister scored a game-high 15 points, Ashlee Guay added 14 and set a new school career record for steals and the Matadors posted their third-straight win in Big West openers.
January 10, 2014 CSUN Opens Big West Season With 89-77 Victory over UC Davis Cal State Northridge hit a season-high 62 percent (31-for-50) from the floor and sharpened its free throw expertise with a 22-for-23 effort to post an 89-77 victory over UC Davis in the Big West Conference season opener for both teams on Thursday at the Matadome.
January 8, 2014 MPSF Opener Goes to CSUN in Straight Sets Over Cal Baptist Sam Holt and Jakub Ciesla combined for 32 kills as Cal State Northridge was dominant in its home opener sweeping the visiting Cal Baptist Lancers in the MPSF opener for both teams Wednesday night at The Matadome.
January 9, 2014 CSUN Softball Leadoff Dinner Set for Jan. 31 With the start of the 2014 season weeks away, the Cal State Northridge softball program will hold it Second Annual Leadoff Dinner at Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 31. Tickets for the event are $45 and the event, which includes dinner and a silent auction, will start at 6 p.m.
January 7, 2014 CSUN Women's Tennis Stays Busy over Winter Break As the Cal State Northridge women's tennis team gets ready for its upcoming 2014 season, the Matadors are hoping their busy winter slate of activities gets them amped for competition. CSUN participated in multiple volunteer projects to help spread the holiday spirit to those in need.
January 8, 2014 CSUN Finally Home To Face UCD In Big West Season Opener Cal State Northridge is finally back home after a road trip to Stephan F. Austin (12/30/13) and at South Dakota (1/2/14) that lasted ten days in the artic, snowy conditions that hampered the Midwest and the Northeast of the country ... The ten-day road trip was the longest journey in the 56-year history of the Matador program ... Thursday’s game against UC Davis (1/9/14, 7:00 pm) will be on ESPN3
January 8, 2014 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Joe Ryan Joe Ryan recently signed a National Letter of Intent in November, 2013, to join the Cal State Northridge baseball program for the 2014-15 season.
January 7, 2014 Matadors Open MPSF Play vs. Cal Baptist Before Traveling to No. 9 BYU It’s a home and away for Cal State Northridge (0-1, 0-0 MPSF) as the 2014 season begins in earnest this week. The Matadors open the home schedule on Wednesday against the Cal Baptist Lancers (0-1, 0-0 MPSF) before hitting the road for the Friday match at ninth-ranked BYU (0-2, 0-0 MPSF).
January 7, 2014 CSUN Starts Big West Conference Play on the Road at UC Davis, Hawai’i The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-10) embarks upon its 2014 Big West Conference schedule with a pair of road contests. On Thursday, Jan. 9, the Matadors open the league campaign with a 7 p.m. contest at UC Davis. Three days later, the Matadors hit Waikiki Beach for a Jan. 12 contest at Hawai’i that begins at 5 p.m. (HT) / 8 p.m. (PT). Ryan Stanbury will be calling both games for CSUN as part of the Matadors’ partnership with Nelligan Sports Marketing. Live stats and video will also be available for both contests with links at GoMatadors.com.
January 7, 2014 Head Coach Terry Davila to Assist at NASL Combine Cal State Northridge men’s soccer head coach Terry Davila has been selected to assist at the annual North American Soccer League Player Combine, which will be held at UC Irvine from January 24-26, 2014, the NASL recently announced. Coach Davila will assist in the training camp and competitions at the end of the Combine, which is led by University of Redlands Head Coach and former U.S. Men’s National Team Assistant Coach Ralph Perez.
January 6, 2014 CSUN Hoopsters … Back Home … Finally !!! That tired, muffled roar you may have heard was the sound of the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team that finally arrived home on Monday morning following a 10-day, six city, six hotel, two game excursion that lasted longer than expected because of the massive snow storm and arctic temperatures that have cancelled more than 6,000 flights and delayed thousand more flights, according to CNN.
January 5, 2014 Still a Junior, Ashlee Guay Poised to Rewrite CSUN's Record Books CSUN junior Ashlee Guay is poised to set a new school record in steals as the Matadors begin their 2014 Big West Conference season. But steals are not the only category where Guay is set to rewrite the CSUN record books. She enters Big West play needing 33 assists to set a new school record in that category as well. Finally, she sits 110 points short of 1,000 for her career witht he 16-game league schedule still ahead.
January 6, 2014 CSUN Basketball Is Heading Home … Finally !!! The Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team averted another major storm system in the Midwest and was able to fly out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, early Sunday morning for a flight to Denver, Colorado.
January 5, 2014 CSUN Basketball Is Going Home … Just When? … It’s Anybody’s Guess !!! Much has been written about the sub-zero temperatures in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for the Packers playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
January 4, 2014 Matadors Fall to Pacific in 2014 Season Opener Cal State Northridge officially opened the 2014 season Saturday and the 14th-ranked Matadors came out on the short end of a 3-1 decision to unranked Pacific at the UCSB Asics Invitational.
January 3, 2014 Matadors Open 2014 Season vs. Pacific on Saturday in Santa Barbara Based on Friday's exhibition round of play, 14th-ranked Cal State Northridge will officially open the 2014 season Saturday against the Pacific Tigers at 10 a.m. The Matadors and Tigers will play the first of four matches in the final round of the Asics UCSB Invitational.
January 3, 2014 Bad Weather Delays CSUN’s Basketball Trip Home Bad weather that has hampered the Midwest and the East is playing havoc with the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team trying to get home to Los Angeles.
January 3, 2014 Bakersfield Slips Past CSUN in Overtime Melissa Sweat scored the game-winning lay-up with a minute to play in overtime to lift CSU Bakersfield to a 74-73 overtime victory over the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (4-10) Thursday night at The Matadome. Cinnamon Lister led five Matadors in double figures with 20 points, including five 3-pointers, but Northridge could not capitalize on its final possesion of the extra period.
January 2, 2014 CSUN Rally Falls Short At South Dakota, 76-75 Cal State Northridge fought back from a 13-point halftime deficit, gained an eight-point lead (71-63) with 4:37 to play, but eventually fell to the University of South Dakota, 76-75, in a non-league basketball game on Thursday evening at the DakotaDome.
January 1, 2014 CSUN Opens 2014 Season at UCSB's Asics Invitational Cal State Northridge men's volleyball gets the 2014 season underway this weekend as the 14th-ranked Matadors travel to Santa Barbara to compete in the 50th annual UCSB Asics Invitational. The tournament will take on a different format this season as CSUN will take on four teams on Friday in best of three exhibition matches which will not count towards overall season records.
January 1, 2014 CSUN Arrives in Frigid, Snowy, Vermillion To Face The University of South Dakota CSUN now turns its attention to the University of South Dakota in a non-league game on Friday, January 2, 2014 ... Game time at the DakotaDome is 7:00 pm (ct); 5:00 (pt)
December 31, 2013 Stephen F. Austin’s Late Rally Defeats Cal State Northridge, 74-67 This game hurt like a bad case of the flu that keeps gnawing at your gut.
December 29, 2013 CSUN Can't Slow Down Oregon in 96-61 Defeat Boasting the nation’s top scoring offense, Oregon handed the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-9) a 96-61 loss Sunday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena in a non-conference contest. Junior Cinnamon Lister scored a career-high 26 points and knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers, one shy of matching the school record, for the Matadors in defeat.
December 29, 2013 CSUN Travels To Nacogdoches, Tx., To Face Stephen F. Austin Winners of five of its last six games, Cal State Northridge travels to Nacogdoches, Texas, to face Stephen F. Austin University
December 28, 2013 Cal State Northridge Defeats Morgan State, 86-80 Going into Friday night’s non-league basketball game against Morgan State, senior guard Josh Greene knew he needed six three-pointers to tie the long-time career school record set by Ian Boylan (1997-01) with 182.
December 26, 2013 CSUN Says Goodbye to 2013 and Hello to 2014 with Contests vs. Oregon, CSU Bakersfield The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (4-8) close out the non-conference portion of its schedule with a pair of contests centered around the end of the calendar year. On Dec. 29, CSUN makes the trip to Eugene, Ore., to face the University of Oregon Ducks in a 4 p.m. contest. The Matadors then host CSU Bakersfield on Thursday, Jan. 2 in a 7 p.m. contest at The Matadome. Links for the live stats and other media will be available at GoMatadors.com.
December 28, 2013 CSUN Women's Hoops Teams with One Watts-Unidos People for Parks The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball program recently held a free clinic in Watts, Calif., as part of the One Watts-Unidos People for Parks, Los Angeles sponsored program. The Matadors worked with local children on a variety of basketball skills in what served as a quasi-homecoming for CSUN head coach Jason Flowers.
December 26, 2013 Holiday Hoops - CSUN Hosts Morgan State Winners of four of its last five games, Cal State Northridge returns home to the friendly confines of the Matadome to face Morgan State University
December 23, 2013 Schonhofer Bartra, Lev-Ari Take Home Best XI Honors The Matadors earned two more individual honors at the end of a highly productive season, as Cal State Northridge forward Sagi Lev-Ari was named to the TDS National Best XI Second Team and defender Pol Schonhofer Bartra was named to the TDS Freshman Best XI Second Team, TopDrawerSoccer.com announced Monday morning. Similar to the All-America system, the TDS Men's Soccer Best XI recognizes the top overall players in the country, as well as the nation's top freshmen.
December 23, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Yusuke Akitoshi Yusuke Akitoshi signed a National Letter of Intent in November to join the Cal State Northridge baseball program for the 2014-15 season.
December 23, 2013 CSUN Scores Impressive 79-69 Victory Over Idaho If you attended Sunday night’s highly entertaining men’s basketball game between Cal State Northridge and the University of Idaho, the suspense and intrigue of college basketball certainly put Matador fans into a holiday spirit.
December 22, 2013 CSUN Returns Home To Face The Idaho Vandals Back home to the friendly confines of the Matadome ... Cal State Northridge plays a rare Sunday night game (12/22/13) when the Matadors host the Idaho Vandals ... Tipoff is slated for 7:00 pm
December 21, 2013 Saint Mary's Outlasts Cal State Northridge The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (4-8) lost 72-60 to Saint Mary's Saturday afternoon in a non-conference contest at The Matadome. After rallying from nine down to tie the game at 60 with 3:13 left to play, Northridge surrendered an open 3-pointer on its next defensive possession and ultimately fell to the Gaels.
December 21, 2013 CSUN Women's Volleyball Adds Impressive Recruiting Class for 2014 Coming off a Big West championship season and a second round appearance in the NCAA Tournament, Cal State Northridge women's volleyball has added an impressive recruiting class for the 2014 season.
December 21, 2013 Cal State Northridge Edges Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, 67-66 Stephen Maxwell's slam dunk with 48 seconds to play lifted Cal State Northridge to a 67-66 victory over Texas A&M on Friday night at the Dugan Wellness Center.
December 20, 2013 Mahlknecht Sets Blocks Record as CSUN Downs NAU Camille Mahlknecht blocked a season-high six shots to set a new school career record and help lead the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (4-7) to a 64-52 victory over Northern Arizona Thursday evening at The Matadome. Janae Sharpe and Randi Friess each scored 11 points and Mahlknecht added 10 for CSUN in the victory.
December 18, 2013 Cliff Abel, Markus Carr, Lisa Erickson, Tereza Simonyan Named to CSUN Hall of Fame Three former outstanding Cal State Northridge student-athletes and one former Matador head coach are the latest members to be inducted into the CSUN Hall of Fame.
December 19, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Ray Diaz Ray Diaz recently signed a National Letter of Intent in November 2013 to join the Cal State Northridge baseball program for the 2014-15 season.
December 18, 2013 CSUN Baseball to Participate in First Ever Online Tutoring Program To kick off the New Year, a number of student-athletes in the Cal State Northridge baseball program will have an opportunity to participate in the new Online Tutoring Program Pilot starting in January 2014. The team will work with Andrea Hernandez, the Tutoring Coordinator for the Matador Achievement Center, to prepare for the program in the spring semester.
December 18, 2013 Matador Dynamic Duo Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-America Honors Cal State Northridge women's volleyball capped a memorable 2013 season by having multiple players earn All-America honors in the same season for the first time since 1988.
December 18, 2013 Road Trip ... CSUN Travels to Texas A&M - Corpus Christi On the road again ... After a brief three-game home stand, Cal State Northridge hits the road again, this time a trip to the state of Texas ... The Matadors play at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday, Dec. 20
December 17, 2013 CSUN Hosts Northern Arizona, Saint Mary’s Before Holiday Break The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (3-7) returns to The Matadome for a pair of game before an extended holiday break. On Thursday, Dec. 19, the Matadors host Northern Arizona University in a 7 p.m. contest. Two days later, the Matadors take on Saint Mary’s College at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21. Both games will feature live stats, audio and video with links available at GoMatadors.com.
December 16, 2013 Ashlee Guay Named Big West Player of the Week After scoring 16 points and dishing out six assists in the victory over USC, Cal State Northridge junior Ashlee Guay was named the Big West Conference player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. A point guard from San Diego, Calif., Guay was 5-of-10 from the field and 3-of-4 from 3-point range as the Matadors scored their first victory over the Women of the Troy at the Division I level.
December 16, 2013 Brian Behrad, Yarden Azulay Named All-West Region Scholars In addition to turning in productive seasons on the field Cal State Northridge's Brian Behrad and Yarden Azulay were named to the 2013 NSCAA Men's Scholar All-West Region Teams, the organization announced Monday. Behrad, a senior forward, was named to the First Team while Azulay, a junior midfielder, earned a spot on the Second Team.
December 16, 2013 CSUN All-Comers Meet Series Opens Saturday, Jan. 11 Cal State Northridge Track & Field has announced the schedule for its 2014 All Comers Meets. The Matadors will host five All Comers meets beginning January 11 and running through March 8.
December 13, 2013 Sagi Lev-Ari Selected as NSCAA/Continental Tire First Team All-American The accolades continue to come for Cal State Northridge junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari, who was named an NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I First Team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Friday morning. Lev-Ari, who was the nation's leading scorer with 16 goals and 38 points entering the NCAA Tournament, becomes CSUN's first First Team All-American in men's soccer since Willie Sims in 2005.
December 13, 2013 CSUN Baseball Begins 41-Day Challenge In anticipation of the start of the 2014 season, the Cal State Northridge baseball program recently embarked on a 41-day challenge. The challenge encourages student-athletes and coaches in the program to add something useful or eliminate an aspect of their lifestyle over the 41-day period.
December 12, 2013 Matadors Slotted 10th in MPSF Volleyball Preseason Coaches Poll With the 2014 season less than a month away, the MPSF released its 2014 Preseason Coaches Poll with Cal State Northridge earning 47 points while being picked to finish 10th among 13 conference teams.
December 12, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Justin Toerner Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Justin Toerner, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder from Temecula, Calif.
December 11, 2013 The 9th Annual Watson Celebrity Basketball Game Hosted by Floyd “Money” Mayweather On Sunday (December 15), the 9th Annual Watson Celebrity Basketball Game will take place at The Matadome at Cal State Northridge.
December 11, 2013 CSUN Baseball Announces Golf Classic and Alumni Weekend The Cal State Northridge baseball program will once again hold its annual Bob Hiegert Golf Classic and Alumni Weekend, first-year head coach Greg Moore announced. The weekend will begin with the golf classic on Friday, Jan. 31, followed by the annual alumni game and social on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
December 10, 2013 Matadors Post Historic Win over USC The Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (3-7) posted a 65-64 victory over USC at The Matadome Tuesday night in a non-conference contest. Hosting the Women of Troy for the first time since 1993, CSUN got a late free throw from Janae Sharpe and then posted a defensive stop to topple the Trojans for the first time in the program's Division I history.
December 10, 2013 Sydney Gedryn, Casey Hinger Named to AVCA All-Region Team Cal State Northridge volleyball continued its record-setting 2013 season as senior Sydney Gedryn and junior Casey Hinger were both named to the 2013 AVCA Division I All-Region Team as announced Tuesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
December 10, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Joey Deceglie Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Joey Deciglie, a left-handed pitcher from Upland, Calif.
December 9, 2013 Trio of Matadors Named to All-Far West Region Teams Following a season that ended in the NCAA Tournament Second Round, the Cal State Northridge Matadors landed three players on the NSCAA's All-Far West Region team, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Monday. Sagi Lev-Ari, Beto Velasquez and Trevor Morley eached picked up a spot on the list for the Matadors.
December 9, 2013 CSUN Squares off with USC Tuesday at The Matadome For First Time Since 1993 The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-7) returns home this week for a Tuesday night contest with USC at The Matadome. Tip off between the Matadors and Women of Troy is set for 6 p.m. and the contest will be the first in the San Fernando Valley since the 1993 season. Live video, audio and stats will be available for the contest with links available at GoMatadors.com.
December 6, 2013 CSUN's Season Ends in NCAA Tournament Second Round Loss to USC Cal State Northridge's magical season concluded Friday night as the Matadors fell in straight sets to sixth-seeded USC 25-19, 25-18, 25-18 in a second round NCAA Tournament match at Galen Center.
December 6, 2013 Matadors Fall to Eastern Washington 73-53 A 22-4 run midway through the first half gave Eastern Washington all the cushion it would need as the Eagles defeated the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-7) 73-53 Friday evening in a non-conference contest at Reese Court. After jumping out to an early 8-2 lead, nothing went the Matadors way as they were outscored 71-45 the rest of the way en route to their fifth-straight defeat.
December 6, 2013 Sixth-Seed USC Awaits Matadors in Second Round of NCAA Tournament Cal State Northridge (24-6, 13-3 Big West), Tri-Champions of the Big West Conference, will play an NCAA Tournament second round match for the first time in school history Friday as the Matadors return to Galen Center to take on the sixth-seeded USC Trojans (27-5) at 7 p.m.
December 5, 2013 Matadors Advance to NCAA Second Round with Five-Set Victory Over Colorado State Cal State Northridge made history Thursday night becoming the first Matador team to win an NCAA Tournament match as CSUN held off the comeback efforts of 12th-ranked Colorado State in a 25-13, 25-21, 13-25, 18-25, 15-12 victory at Galen Center.
December 5, 2013 Voting Now Open for MAC Hermann Trophy Fan voting is now open for the 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy, college soccer's highest individual honor, the Missouri Athletic Club announced Thursday. Cal State Northrdige junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari is one of 15 semifinalists vying for the crystal ball this season.
December 6, 2013 CSUN Baseball to Watch "Invictus" December 10 With final exams fast approaching, the Cal State Northridge baseball program is coming together for a final time prior to the holidays to watch "Invictus," the 2009 Academy Award-nominated film about the events leading up to and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup in South Africa. The team will gather at the USU Theater in the University Student Union on campus on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 2:15 p.m.
December 6, 2013 Seattle University Outlasts Cal State Northridge, 58-53 After ten games (5-5) of the 2013-14 season, and since Cal State Northridge is an institution of higher learning, Matador head coach Reggie Theus was asked by reporters what letter grade he could give the CSUN basketball team.
December 5, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Nolan Bumstead Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Nolan Bumstead, an infielder from Vauxhall Academy in Canada.
December 4, 2013 Second-half Surge Lifts Washington State past CSUN A 16-2 run to start the second half sent Washington State to a 68-59 victory over the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-6) Wednesday night in a non-conference contest at Beasley Coliseum. Cinnamon Lister led the Matadors with 21 points and Ashlee Guay added 15, but the slow start after halftime sealed CSUN’s fate.
December 4, 2013 Matadors Open NCAA Tournament Thursday vs. Colorado State Cal State Northridge (23-6, 13-3 Big West), Tri-Champions of the Big West Conference, travels to USC’s Galen Center to open NCAA Tournament first round action against the Colorado State Rams (28-1) Thursday at 5 p.m.
December 4, 2013 CSUN Hosts Seattle University In Third Game of Home Stand Seattle University is the next home opponent for Cal State Northridge ... The Redhawks are very familiar with Big West Conference competition this year ... Three of SU’s four wins have been against Cal State Fullerton (75-71), UC Riverside (69-68) and UC Davis (77-53)
December 4, 2013 Stephan Hicks Scores 1,000th Career Point in CSUN’s 84-57 Win Over Southern Utah The scoreboard clock high above the Matadome basketball court read 14:19 in the first half. Time for some history at the Matadome.
December 3, 2013 Lev-Ari Tabbed as Semifinalist for MAC Hermann Trophy Cal State Northridge junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari has been selected as a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, the Missouri Athletic Club announced Tuesday. Lev-Ari is one of 15 players, and one of five juniors, in the running for collegiate soccer's top individual award after scoring 16 goals and adding six assists for 38 points in his second season at CSUN.
December 2, 2013 Big West Tri-Champion Matadors Receive Five Postseason All-Conference Nods Cal State Northridge, Tri-Champions of the Big West, had four players as well as Head Coach Jeff Stork honored as the conference announced the 2013 All-Big West teams on Monday.
December 3, 2013 CSUN Heads to Pacific Northwest for Contests at Washington State, Eastern Washington The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-5) hits the road for a pair of non-conference contests at Washington State (Dec. 4, 7 p.m.) and Eastern Washington (Dec. 6, 6 p.m.). Both contests will feature live stats and live audio with links available at GoMatadors.com. Fans are also encouraged to check with the Matadors’ official Twitter feed (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the trip.
December 2, 2013 CSUN Hosts Southern Utah University Two points ... That’s all Stephan Hicks (6-6, 200, Junior, Guard/Forward, Thousand Oaks, Ca) needs to become the 17th player in Matador history to reach the 1,000 points plateau ... Hicks will have that chance when Cal State Northridge hosts Southern Utah University on Tuesday, December 3, at 7:00 pm at the Matadome
December 2, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Don Sullivan Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Don Sullivan, a left-handed pitcher from Upland, Calif.
December 1, 2013 Big West Champion Matadors Reach Fifth NCAA Tournament Big West Tri-Champions Cal State Northridge is returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004 as the Matadors will take on Colorado State in the first round Thursday at USC's Galen Center.
December 1, 2013 Cal State Northridge Defeats La Sierra University, 97-79 Robert Cid loves to play basketball. But at 5-feet-10, 160-pounds, Duke, North Carolina and UCLA aren’t exactly breaking down your door to offer a scholarship and a promise of an NBA career.
November 30, 2013 Matadors Make CSUN Shine With First-Ever Conference Championship Cal State Northridge overcame a two sets to one deficit to top UC Davis 21-25, 25-9, 18-25, 27-25, 15-5 and earn a share of the Big West Conference title for the first time in school history.
November 30, 2013 Utah State Posts 75-67 Victory over CSUN A prolonged run in the first half sent the Utah State Aggies to a 75-67 victory over the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-5) Saturday afternoon in the consolation game of the Radisson Chatsworth Hotel Thanksgiving Classic. Junior Camille Mahlknecht (11 points, 12 rebounds) and sophomore Bernadette Fong (12 points, 10 rebounds) each had double-doubles for the Matadors, but it was not enough to give CSUN its first home win of the year.
November 30, 2013 CSUN Begins Three-Game Home Stand Against La Sierra University Homeward Bound, Home Cooking, Home Sweet Home ... Following the longest road trip (nine days, four games) and a journey that chalked up nearly 6,000 miles, Cal State Northridge has found its way home ... The Matadors begin a three-game home series on Sunday, December 1, at 2:00 pm against La Sierra University
November 29, 2013 Late Run Pushes Santa Clara Past CSUN 66-61 A 14-2 run over the final six minutes of the contest lifted Santa Clara to a 66-61 victory over the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (2-4) Friday night in the second game of the Radisson Hotel Chatsworth Thanksgiving Basketball Classic. Four Matadors finished in double figures, but a tough shooting night from the perimeter sealed their fate.
November 27, 2013 Travel Time With Cal State Northridge Men’s Basketball Team Editors Note: Join us as the Cal State Northridge men’s basketball team embarks on their LONGEST ROAD TRIP in school history – A nine-day, four-game, nearly 6,000 mile journey from Los Angeles to Detroit, to Mt. Pleasant, Mi., to Minneapolis, Mn., Bozeman, Mt, Salt Lake City, Ut., and finally back to Northridge. Buckle up, Let’s Go !!!
November 27, 2013 Big West Championship Up In the Air as Matadors Head to UC Davis Cal State Northridge (22-6, 12-3 Big West) concludes the 2013 regular season this Saturday as the Matadors travel to UC Davis to take on the Aggies (14-14, 6-9 Big West).
November 27, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Matt Campbell Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Matt Campbell, right-handed pitcher/first baseman from Simi Valley, Calif.
November 27, 2013 Sagi Lev-Ari Named a Finalist for Soccer News Net College Boot After finishing the regular season as the top scorer in Division I soccer, Cal State Northridge junior forward Sagi Lev-Ari was named one of 29 finalists for Soccer News Net's College Boot. The College Boot honors NCAA Division I Soccer's Player of the Year on both the men's and women's sides.
November 26, 2013 CSUN Softball Releases 2014 Schedule The Cal State Northridge softball team will play a total of 59 games, including 28 at Matador Diamond, in the upcoming 2014 season, head coach Tairia Flowers announced. The Matadors will take on a challenging slate of non-conference opponents in numerous preseason tournaments before beginning the quest for the Big West Conference title.
November 27, 2013 Cal State Northridge Falls at Montana State, 77-62 For a second straight a game, a “rain” of three-pointers drowned Cal State Northridge.
November 26, 2013 Matadors Complete Offseason at UCLA's SAC Tournament Cal State Northridge men's volleyball concluded its offseason training last weekend (Nov. 22-23) as the Matadors played three matches at the UCLA SAC Tournament.
November 26, 2013 CSUN Welcomes Santa Clara, Utah State and Hampton for Thanksgiving Tournament The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-3) hosts its fifth-annual Thanksgiving Basketball Classic this weekend on Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30. The Matadors will welcome in Hampton University, Utah State and Santa Clara University to the San Fernando Valley for the Radisson Chatsworth Hotel Thanksgiving Basketball Classic 2013 with all games at The Matadome. Live stats will be available for all four contests and both CSUN games during the weekend will be streamed live and for free with all links available at GoMatadors.com.
November 26, 2013 CSUN Men's Volleyball Signs Quartet to National Letters of Intent Cal State Northridge men’s volleyball coach Jeff Campbell has announced another strong recruiting class as the Matadors have signed Emerson Waumans, Jakob Karlsson, Justin Toth and Travis O’Gorman to National Letters of Intent.
November 25, 2013 CSUN's Nine-Day, Four-Game Road Trip Arrives in Bozeman, Mt., To Face Montana State The longest road trip (nine days, four games) in school history has arrived in Bozeman, Montana, where Cal State Northridge faces the Montana State Bobcats
November 25, 2013 Getting to Know: Baseball Signee Albee Weiss Cal State Northridge baseball head coach Greg Moore announced a signing class of 10 student-athletes for the 2014-15 season in November. One of those signees is Albee Weiss, a catcher from Agoura, Calif.
November 24, 2013 No. 20 CSUN Defeated By Stanford in NCAA Second Round In front of a near-capacity crowd on a frigid evening, the No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors (15-7-1) were defeated 1-0 by the Stanford Cardinal (10-6-4) in an NCAA Tournament Second Round match on Sunday night at Matador Soccer Field. Matt Taylor scored on a set piece in the 21st minute to send the Cardinal to a Sweet 16 match at second-seeded Washington next week.
November 23, 2013 No. 12 Hawai'i Dispatches Matadors in Straight Sets 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 After Hawai'i and Cal State Northridge staged a nearly three hour, five-set battle in The Matadome one month ago, the 12th-ranked Rainbow Wahine made quick work of the Matadors Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center winning 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 in a key Big West match.
November 24, 2013 Central Michigan Downs Cal State Northridge, 90-76 Apologizes for the old, worn out quote; “You live by the three, you die by the three.”
November 23, 2013 BYU Posts 82-66 Victory over CSUN The BYU Cougars opened the second half on a 23-5 run and settled for an 82-66 victory over the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team (2-3) Saturday afternoon in a non-conference contest at the Matadome. Cinnamon Lister scored 20 points and drained a career-high five 3-pointers while Ashlee Guay added 16 points, three assists and three steals in the Matadors' home opener.
November 23, 2013 CSUN Stages Remarkable Comeback vs Austin Peay, 80-77 Overtime Win That thunderous applause and cheers of victory from the Cal State Northridge locker room could be heard from Mt. Pleasant, to Flint, to Grand Rapids, to Saginaw and down to Detroit.
November 22, 2013 CSUN Athletics Launches Matador Excellence Fund In its continued pursuit towards comprehensive excellence and its dedication to student-athlete success, California State University, Northridge’s Athletics Department is launching the Matador Excellence Fund, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon E. Martin announced Friday.
November 22, 2013 No. 20 Matadors Battle Stanford for Spot in Sweet Sixteen After earning the 15th overall seed, the No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors are in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season and sixth overall. By being seeded, CSUN is in the Second Round of the tournament for the first time since 2005. That 2005 team advanced as far as the Sweet Sixteen, the furthest the Matadors have progressed in the DI postseason. In order to match the mark, Northridge will need to defeat a tough Stanford Cardinal squad that is coming off of a dramatic win in the First Round.
November 21, 2013 CSUN Wins 74-73 Over Montana State on Free Throw With 19 seconds To Play What seemed like a sure victory (69-56) with 6:43 to play against winless Montana State vanished before you could blink.
November 21, 2013 CSUN Hosts BYU in Home Opener in Saturday Matinee at The Matadome The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-2) hosts Brigham Young University in its 2013-14 home opener Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in The Matadome. The Matadors and Cougars will meet for the fourth time in the all-time series and CSUN will be seeking its first win over perennially potent BYU.
November 20, 2013 Matadors Head to Honolulu for Pivotal Conference Match Cal State Northridge (22-5, 12-2 Big West) opens up a two-match road trip to conclude the regular season closing beginning this Saturday as the Matadors travel to Honolulu to take on the 12th-ranked Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine (20-4, 9-3 Big West).
November 20, 2013 Matadors Ink 10 Baseball Players to National Letters of Intent The Cal State Northridge baseball program announced the signing of 10 baseball student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, new head coach Greg Moore announced Tuesday. Included in the group are three Perfect Game Top 1000 prospects and an Area Code Games participant.
November 20, 2013 Canadian Water Polo Recruit Signs NLI with Cal State Northridge Cal State Northridge has taken its recruiting efforts north of the United States border to sign a top water polo player to a national letter of intent.
November 20, 2013 CSUN Basketball Teams Gain Added National Exposure On ESPN3 The Cal State Northridge men’s and women’s basketball teams will receive added valuable national exposure with four games on ESPN3.
November 20, 2013 CSUN Six Game Road Trip Arrives in Michigan, Montana There are road trips, and then there are LONG ROAD TRIPS ... Cal State Northridge is bringing extra suitcases for a nine day road trip that will begin on Nov. 19 (departing CSUN campus) and arriving back home (Nov. 27)
November 19, 2013 Matadors Storm Back to Down Eagles 70-58 Trailing by three at halftime, the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (2-2) rallied to defeat Georgia Southern 70-58 Tuesday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse in a non-conference contest. A sluggish first half was quickly forgotten as the Matadors out-scored the Eagles 42-27 in the second half.
November 15, 2013 CSUN Softball Signs Four to National Letters of Intent The Cal State Northridge softball program has inked four prep softball players to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015 season, Matador head coach Tairia Flowers announced. Zoe Conley, Savannah Horvath, Courtney Horne and Elise McCarthy have all had outstanding high school and travel ball careers and will start suting up for the Matadors in the 2014-15 season.
November 18, 2013 Matadors Earn #15 National Seed, Bye to Second Round of NCAA Tournament After going 13-5-1 in the regular season and winning a pair of matches to advance to the Big West Conference Tournament Final, the No. 25 Cal State Northridge Matadors earned the 15th overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and a first-round bye, the selection committee announced Monday morning. The Matadors will host the winner of a first round match between Stanford and Loyola Marymount at Matador Soccer Field on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m.
November 15, 2013 Matador Tennis Excels in Fall Tournaments Competing in several tournaments throughout Southern California and Arizona, the Cal State Northridge women’s tennis program had a strong fall season to prepare for the upcoming 2014 campaign. In his 17th season as head coach of the Matadors, Gary Victor saw plenty of impressive performances that left him feeling confident when dual matches begin in January.
November 18, 2013 Two Outstanding Water Polo Players Sign National Letters of Intent with CSUN Maddie Sanchez and Shannon Hovanesian, two outstanding high school senior water polo players, have signed National Letters of Intent with Cal State Northridge, according to head coach Dr. Marcelo Leonardi.
November 17, 2013 CSUN Women's Hoops Defeats Clemson 69-53 Facing an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent for just the second time in school history, the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (1-2) defeated Clemson 69-53 Sunday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Littlejohn Coliseum. Junior Cinnamon Lister finished with a game-high 24 points while Ashlee Guay added 16 and Camille Mahlknecht finished with 12.
November 17, 2013 No. 25 Matadors Defeated by No. 18 UC Irvine in Big West Final Cameron Iwasa scored a goal in the 66th minute that held up as the game winner as the No. 25 Cal State Northridge Matadors (15-6-1) were defeated 1-0 by the No. 18 UC Irvine Anteaters (14-4-3) in the Big West Tournament Final on Sunday afternoon at Anteater Stadium. The Matadors will now await the NCAA Selection Show on Monday, Nov. 18, to see who they will face in the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team.
November 16, 2013 Matadors Come Up Just Short in Home Finale, Fall to UCSB in Five Sets Cal State Northridge nearly overcame a two sets to one deficit but visiting UC Santa Barbara held on to hand the 21st-ranked Matadors their first home loss and just their second conference loss of the season Saturday night at The Matadome.
November 17, 2013 Fresno State Defeats Cal State Northridge, 80-64 Even in defeat, there are always positives. Yes, Cal State Northridge dropped its second straight game, this time an 80-64 decision at Fresno State before a crowd of 14,770 at the Save Martin Center, the fourth-largest crowd in the home history of Bulldog basketball.
November 15, 2013 No. 25 CSUN Topples No. 10 UCSB in Big West Semifinals 3-2 Cal State Northridge junior Sagi Lev-Ari registered a hat trick and the No. 25 Matadors (15-5-1) defeated No. 10 UC Santa Barbara (12-5-3) 3-2 Friday evening in a Big West Conference semifinal contest at Harder Stadium. Lev-Ari, a 2013 All-Big West First Team selection, scored a penalty kick in the 78th minute to tie the match and then delivered the game winner in the 83rd.
November 16, 2013 “The Business of Athletics” Panel Discussion To Include Dr. Brandon Martin, CSUN’s Director of Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin, CSUN’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, will join a distinguished list of speakers in a panel discussion called “The Business of Athletics.”
November 15, 2013 CSUN Heads East to Face Clemson, Georgia Southern The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (0-2) packs its bags for a trip to South Carolina and Georgia. In its first contests ever in those two states, the Matadors will face the Clemson Tigers on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. (ET)/10 a.m. (PT) and then square off with the Georgia Southern Eagles on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. (ET)/4 p.m. (PT). Both games represent the first-ever meetings between the two programs in women’s basketball and Sunday’s contest marks just the second time in school history that CSUN has faced an Atlantic Coast Conference opponent.
November 15, 2013 CSUN Six Game Road Journey - Next Stop At Fresno State Nobody said winning on the road is easy ... Cal State Northridge is in the midst of a six-game road trip ... The next stop takes place at Fresno State when CSUN faces a sellout crowd of 15,596 at the Save Mart Center
November 14, 2013 Solid Hitting & Blocking Propels No. 21 CSUN Past Cal Poly for Seventh Straight Win 21st-ranked Cal State Northridge extended its current winning streak to a season-high seven straight as the Matadors swept Cal Poly 25-13, 25-15, 25-14 in a Big West Conference match Thursday night at The Matadome.
November 14, 2013 No. 25 CSUN Visits No. 10 UC Santa Barbara in Big West Semifinal Friday Postseason play continues for No. 25 Cal State Northridge as the Matadors earned a spot in the Big West Conference Tournament Semifinals after knocking off Cal Poly on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The Matadors will next travel north to face No. 10 UC Santa Barbara at Harder Stadium with an appearance in the Final on the line.
November 13, 2013 21st-Ranked Matadors Host Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara in Home Finale Cal State Northridge (21-4, 11-1 Big West) returns to the friendly confines of The Matadome this week as the 21st-ranked Matadors host Cal Poly (10-13, 4-6 Big West) and UC Santa Barbara (13-9, 8-2 Big West).
November 13, 2013 CSUN Fights to the End, but Falls at USC, 95-79 Just before the tipoff at Tuesday night’s basketball game between Cal State Northridge and USC, the “mental game plan” needed a supreme effort against a Pac-12 opponent with size, strength and depth.
November 12, 2013 No. 25 CSUN Knocks Off Cal Poly in Davila's 150th Win Cal State Northridge head coach Terry Davila earned the 150th win of his illustrious career as the Matadors (14-5-1) defeated the Cal Poly Mustangs (10-9-2) 4-1 in a Big West Conference Tournament First Round match on Tuesday night at Matador Soccer Field. Sagi Lev-Ari scored two goals and Brian Behrad added a goal and an assist as the Matadors advance to play the No. 10 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos in the semifinal round on Friday, Nov. 15 at Harder Stadium.
November 13, 2013 Positive Results for CSUN at USC Fall Tournament Cal State Northridge men's volleyball won a pair of exhibition matches last Friday and Saturday at the two-day USC Fall Tournament. Redshirt freshman Damani Lenore and sophomore Sam Holt were among several Matadors who played well in the tournament according to Head Coach Jeff Campbell.
November 11, 2013 CSUN Faces USC In Pac-12 Networks TV Game For the past eleven seasons, Cal State Northridge has faced the challenge of playing a Pac-12 school ... This year is no exception ... The Matadors will travel the short distance from the San Fernando Valley to Los Angeles to face the USC Trojans on Tuesday, November 12 at the Galen Center ... Game time is 8:00 pm
November 11, 2013 Seven Matadors Named to All-Big West Teams After going 13-5-1 overall and 5-4-1 in the Big West the No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors placed seven players on the All-Conference Teams, the league office announced Monday afternoon. The Matadors led the league with four First Team selections, tied for the second-most in the school’s Big West history with the 2003 and 2005 squads and one fewer than the all-time mark set in 2002.
November 11, 2013 Casey Hinger Named Big West Conference Player of the Week For the second time in 2013, Cal State Northridge had one its players named Big West Conference Player of the Week as junior Casey Hinger followed up Natalie Allen who won the award on Sept. 9.
November 11, 2013 No. 20 CSUN Hosts Cal Poly in Big West Tournament Tuesday The No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors open up the postsesaon portion of their schedule by hosing a Big West Conference Tournament First Round match against the Cal Poly Mustangs on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.
November 10, 2013 Matadors Fall 85-69 at Montana State Despite 25 point from Ashlee Guay, the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (0-2) lost 85-69 to Montana State Sunday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Worthington Arena. Mikayla Thielges finished with six points and a game-high 13 rebounds while Bernadette Fong added nine points and a career-high 11 rebounds for CSUN in defeat.
November 9, 2013 No. 23 CSUN Engineers Comeback to Top Long Beach State in Five Sets Cal State Northridge put a bit more distance between itself and second-place UC Santa Barbara after the 23rd-ranked Matadors came back to claim a five-set road win at Long Beach State Saturday night at Walter Pyramid.
November 9, 2013 No. 20 CSUN Falls at No. 24 UC Irvine, Will Host Cal Poly in Big West Tournament Tuesday Needing to win by a pair of goals to overtake the top spot in the Big West Conference's South Division, the No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-5-1, 5-4-1 Big West) were beaten 2-1 by the No. 24 UC Irvine Anteaters (12-4-3, 7-2-1 Big West) on Saturday night at Anteater Stadium. With the defeat, the Matadors will be the #2 seed out of the South Division and host North #3 Cal Poly on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Matador Soccer Field.
November 9, 2013 DORS World Series in Full Swing Game 1 of the DORS World Series was a close one with a final score of 4-3. Team DCBA jumped out ahead early in the game and maintained the lead to earn the victory. Great hustle and intensity could be seen with both Team AOEP and Team DCBA.
November 9, 2013 CSUN Opens 2013-14 Season with 86-74 Victory over Hope International Cal State Northridge set a school record with a .970 shooting percentage from the free throw line as the Matadors opened the 2013-14 season with a hard-earned 86-74 victory over Hope International on Friday night at the Matadome.
November 8, 2013 Hinger's Double-Double Powers No. 23 Matadors Past UC Irvine for 20th Win Junior Casey Hinger posted the second double-double of her career with 13 kills and 13 digs as 23rd-ranked Cal State Northridge won its 20th match of the season, 32-30, 17-25, 25-20, 25-17 at UC Irvine on Friday night.
November 8, 2013 Matadors Fall 92-73 to Sacramento State in Season Opener Sacramento State hit a school-record 17 3-pointers to hand the Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team (0-1) a 92-73 loss in both team’s season opener Friday evening. Junior Cinnamon Lister finished with a team-high 15 points and Camille Mahlknecht added 13 for the Matadors in defeat.
November 7, 2013 CSUN Hosts Hope International in 2013-14 Season Opener Let’s Play ... The highly anticipated 2013-14 Cal State Northridge team will officially be unveiled on Friday, Nov. 8, when the Matadors host Hope International University in the season opener ... Tipoff is 7:00 pm
November 6, 2013 No. 20 CSUN Clinches Berth to Big West Tournament, Blanks Fullerton 1-0 Senior midfielder Chris Smith delivered a rocket shot in the 29th minute that held up as the game winner as the No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors (13-4-1, 5-3-1 Big West) shut out the Cal State Fullerton Titans (6-10-1, 3-5-1 Big West) on Wednesday night at Titan Stadium. With the win the Matadors, defending conference champions, clinched their second straight bid to the Big West Conference Tournament and third overall.
November 7, 2013 Matadors Offseason in Full Swing at USC This Weekend After a hugely successful Alumni match two weeks ago, the Cal State Northridge men's volleyball team continues its busy fall offseason this weekend at the USC Fall Tournament.
November 6, 2013 Dr. Brandon E. Martin Elected to Board of the L.A. Sports Council Dr. Brandon E. Martin, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Cal State Northridge, is one of nine new sports and business leaders elected to the Los Angeles Sports Council’s board of directors, the organization announced today. Dr. Martin will join the 84-member board for a two-year term.
November 6, 2013 CSUN Opens Season on the Road at Sacramento State, Montana State The Cal State Northridge women’s basketball team starts its 2013-14 season with a pair of non-conference match-ups at Sacramento State (11/8) and Montana State (11/10). Both teams represent former Big Sky Conference rivals from when the Matadors were members of the league. Live stats and audio will be available at GoMatadors.com and fans are encouraged to check with the CSUN Athletic Department’s official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the weekend.
November 5, 2013 Road Trip Sends 23rd-Ranked Matadors to UC Irvine, Long Beach State Cal State Northridge (19-4, 9-1 Big West) heads back on the road for its second-to-last road trip of the regular season as the 23rd-ranked Matadors travel to UC Irvine (11-12, 2-7) and Long Beach State (12-10, 5-4 Big West) this week.
November 5, 2013 Postseason Berth Up for Grabs as No. 20 CSUN Visits Fullerton, No. 24 Irvine The No. 20 Cal State Northridge Matadors will finish off the regular season with a pair of road matches this week as the team heads south into Orange County. Northridge will first meet Cal State Fullerton on Wednesday night at Titan Stadium before battling No. 24 UC Irvine on the season’s final day this Saturday night at Anteater Stadium.
November 4, 2013 Matadors Announce 2014 Baseball Schedule Under first-year head coach Greg Moore, the Cal State Northridge Matadors will face a difficult slate of opponents in 2014, including six NCAA Tournament participants and defending national champion UCLA. Of the 56 games on the schedule, 32 will be played against non-conference opponents split evenly between the road and Matador Field.
November 3, 2013 Matadors Fall 2-0 to Hawai'i in Season Finale Tiana Fujimoto and Male' Fresquez scored for the Rainbow Wahine to lift Hawai'i to a 2-0 victory over the Cal State Northridge women's soccer team (6-12-1, 1-6-1 Big West) Sunday afternoon in Honolulu. The match represented the final contest for four Matador seniors: Haley Chee, Chloe McDaniel, Amanda Smith and Wendy Warner.
November 2, 2013 Matadors Keep Perfect Home Record Intact with 3-0 Win Over UC Riverside Cal State Northridge improved to 7-0 on its home court as the 24th-ranked Matadors swept the visiting UC Riverside Highlanders Saturday behind 18 kills from Casey Hinger and 14 from Mahina Haina.
November 2, 2013 No. 13 Matadors Miss By Inches in 1-0 Loss to UC Riverside On Senior Night at Cal State Northridge, the No. 13 Matadors (12-4-1, 4-3-1 Big West) were topped by the visiting UC Riverside Highlanders (8-6-3, 3-4-1 Big West) 1-0 on Saturday night at Matador Soccer Field. After falling behind by a goal in the first half, the Matadors had numerous chances in the second half that just missed finding the back of the net.
November 2, 2013 Pete Accardy - The Greatest Coach in Matador History A crowd of more than 200 people gathered on a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon at CSUN’s Campus Pool to honor the greatest coach in the 55-year history of Matador Athletics - Pete Accardy.
November 2, 2013 Matador Men and Women Eighth at Big West Cross Country Championships Cal State Northridge finished eighth in both the women's 6k and the men's 8k at the 2013 Big West Conference Cross Country Championships Saturday at Fairbanks Memorial Course.
November 2, 2013 CSUN Records 82-67 Exhibition Victory over Cal State Los Angeles The Reggie Theus era at Cal State Northridge is off to a fast start.
November 1, 2013 Matadors Post 83-41 Exhibition Victory over Cal State San Marcos Emily Cole scored 15 and Cinnamon Lister finished with 14 as the Cal State Northridge women's basketball team defeated Cal State San Marcos 83-41 Friday night at The Matadome. CSUN held the Cougars without a field goal for the first nine minutes of the contest and forced 33 CSUSM turnovers that the Matadors converted into 31 points.

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