December 3, 2012

Gomatadors.com Enjoys Record-Breaking Numbers For Fourth Straight Month

By Bob Vazquez, Assistant Athletic Director (Media Relations)

Northridge, Calif. – The power of the Internet.

For the FOURTH straight month, Gomatadors.com (CSUN's athletic website), has drawn record numbers for Total Hits and Total Visitors.

During the month of November, 2012, Total Hits were 7,403,187, easily breaking the record of 5,492,446 Total Hits set during the previous month (October, 2012).

In the past four months, Gomatadors.com has set new Total Hits records in each of those months (August, September, October, November). In August, 4,402,386 Total Hits were recorded followed by a then record 5,300,519 Total Hits in September, followed by another record 5,492,446 Total Hits in October, and followed by the current record of 7,403,187 in November, 2012.

There were a total of 222,729 Total Visitors to Gomatadors.com in November, 2012, easily surpassing the old record of 178,735 Total Visitors in October, 2012.

The successful start to the season for men's basketball (6-0 to start the year), women's basketball (pre-season league favorites), NCAA Tournament appearances for men's and women's soccer, and the 21-win season for women's volleyball led CSUN sports in terms of their popularity on Gomatadors.com during November, 2012.

In September, 2011, Cal State Northridge moved its athletics website from CBS Sports to Presto Sports. During those 14 months, Total Hits per month has averaged 4,023,173.

Below are the number of Total Hits and Total Visitors in November (2012), and since Cal State Northridge moved its website to Presto Sports.

November, 2012 – 222,729 Total Visits; 7,403,187 Total Hits
1. Men's Basketball (11,376 total hits)
2. Men's Soccer (8,111 total hits)
3. Baseball (4,808 total hits)
4. Women's Basketball (4,056 total hits)
5. Women's Soccer (3,913 total hits)
6. Women's Volleyball (2,883 total hits)
7. Softball (2,645 total hits)
8. Men's Volleyball (2,536 total hits)
9. Men's Track & Field (1,312 total hits)
10. Women's Water Polo (1,306 total hits)
11. Women's Tennis (857 total hits)
12. Women's Track & Field (820 total hits)
13. Men's Golf (800 total hits)
14. Women's Golf (706 total hits)
15. Men's Cross Country (648 total hits)
16. Women's Cross Country (437 total hits)

 

Total Number of Hits on Gomatadors.com (September, 2011 through November, 2012)
1. Baseball (74,221 total hits)
2. Men's Basketball (56,835 total hits)
3. Men's Soccer (47,349 total hits)
4. Softball (32,154 total hits)5. Men's Volleyball (31,157 total hits)
6. Women's Soccer (28,166 total hits)
7. Women's Volleyball (27,733 total hits)
8. Women's Basketball (26,466 total hits)
9. Men's Track & Field (19,168 total hits)
10. Women's Water Polo (14,526 total hits)
11. Women's Track & Field (11,840 total hits)
12. Women's Tennis (9,539 total hits)
13. Men's Golf (8,976 total hits)
14. Men's Cross Country (7,908 total hits)
15. Women's Golf (7,884 total hits)
16. Women's Cross Country (6,485 total hits)

Total Hits Per Month on Gomatadors.com

1. 7,403,187 Total Hits (November, 2012)
2. 5,492,446 Total Hits (October, 2012)
3. 5,300,519 Total Hits (September, 2012)
4. 4,402,386 Total Hits (August, 2012)
5. 4,232,645 Total Hits (April, 2012)

Total Visits Per Month on Gomatadors.com

1. 222,729 Total Visitors (November, 2012)
2. 178,735 Total Visitors (October, 2012)
3. 156,831 Total Visitors (March, 2012)
4. 156,679 Total Visitors (September, 2012)
5. 142,104 Total Visitors (February, 2012)