Casey Hinger Named to U.S. Women's Volleyball National Senior A2 Program May 9, 2013 | Casey Hinger Named to U.S. Women's Volleyball National Senior A2 Program05.09.13Women's Volleyball Cal State Northridge sophomore middle blocker Casey Hinger was one of 48 collegiate players named to the roster of the U.S. Women's Volleyball National Senior A2 Program as announced May 7 by USA Volleyball. [read more]
Matador Women's Volleyball Announces 2013-14 Recruiting Class May 2, 2013 | Matador Women's Volleyball Announces 2013-14 Recruiting Class05.02.13Women's Volleyball Cal State Northridge women's volleyball head coach Jeff Stork has announced the addition of four players that will join the Matadors for the 2013 season. [read more]
Sydney Gedryn, Casey Hinger Head to USA Women's National Team Tryout February 15, 2013 | Sydney Gedryn, Casey Hinger Head to USA Women's National Team Tryout02.15.13Women's Volleyball Cal State Northridge junior setter Sydney Gedryn and sophomore middle blocker Casey Hinger are both heading to Colorado Springs, Colo., to compete at the USA Women's National Team Open Tryouts Feb. 22-24. [read more]
Casey Hinger Adds AVCA All-America Honors to Cap Her 2012 Season December 12, 2012 | Casey Hinger Adds AVCA All-America Honors to Cap Her 2012 Season12.12.12Women's Volleyball Cal State Northridge middle blocker Casey Hinger added to her postseason award haul on Wednesday as she was named honorable mention on the 2012 AVCA All-America Team. [read more]
Casey Hinger Named to U.S. Women's Volleyball National Senior A2 Program05.09.13Women's Volleyball
Matador Women's Volleyball Announces 2013-14 Recruiting Class05.02.13Women's Volleyball
Sydney Gedryn, Casey Hinger Head to USA Women's National Team Tryout02.15.13Women's Volleyball
Casey Hinger Adds AVCA All-America Honors to Cap Her 2012 Season12.12.12Women's Volleyball
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November 27, 2012 Trio of Matadors Named to 2012 All-Big West Volleyball Team For the second straight season, Cal State Northridge had multiple players named First Team All-Big West while a total of three Matadors earned postseason accolades as announced by the conference Tuesday.
November 25, 2012 Matadors Cap Regular Season With Straight-Set Win Over Cal State Fullerton Cal State Northridge celebrated senior night with a straight-set win (25-19, 25-22, 25-22) over visiting Cal State Fullerton as the Matadors capped the regular season by posting their 21st win.
November 21, 2012 Matadors Nail Down 20th Win With Straight-Set Win Over UC Riverside Cal State Northridge opened its final homestand of the 2012 regular season in dominating fashion as the Matadors swept UC Riverside 25-14, 25-12, 25-17 Wednesday night at The Matadome.
November 20, 2012 Matadors Wrap Up Regular Season Hosting UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton Cal State Northridge (19-10, 10-6 Big West) caps the 2012 regular season this week as the Matadors host UC Riverside () on Wednesday and Cal State Fullerton () on Saturday. CSUN, one win from the 20-win plateau, defeated both the Highlanders and Titans on the road earlier this season. Prior to Saturday’s match, the Matadors will honor their two seniors Monica McFarland and Cindy Ortiz.
November 17, 2012 Straight-Set Win For Matadors at Pacific Cal State Northridge bounced back from a tough five-set loss to UC Davis a night earlier with a straight set (25-21, 25-21, 25-17) win over a good Pacific team Saturday night at the Spanos Center.
November 17, 2012 Matador Comeback Comes Up Just Short in Five-Set Loss at UC Davis After UC Davis Aggies bolted out to a two-set lead, Cal State Northridge battled back to force a fifth set only to see the hosts pull out an 18-16 fifth set win Friday at the Pavilion.
November 14, 2012 CSUN's Final Regular Season Road Trip Begins Friday at UC Davis With four matches remaining in the regular season, Cal State Northridge (18-9, 9-5 Big West) takes its final road trip of 2012 as the Matadors travel to Northern California for a pair of crucial conference matches at UC Davis and Pacific.
November 10, 2012 Matadors Drop Five-Set Decision to Loyola Marymount After jumping out to a commanding two-set lead, Cal State Northridge saw the visiting Loyola Marymount Lions battle back to claim the final three sets and top the Matadors 14-25, 18-25, 25-22, 25-13, 16-14 Saturday at The Matadome.
November 8, 2012 CSUN's Three-Match Homestand Concludes Saturday Against Loyola Marymount Cal State Northridge (18-8, 9-5 Big West) wraps up a three-match homestand Saturday as the Matadors host Loyola Marymount (15-11, 6-7 WCC) in a non-conference match at 7 p.m.
November 3, 2012 Matador Front-Line Overwhelms UCSB in Four-Set Victory Led by a Cal State Northridge blocking corps that was more than three times as effective at the net compared to its opponent, the Matadors extended their current win streak to three matches with an 18-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-14 victory over the visiting UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Saturday night.
November 1, 2012 Matadors Begin Homestand with 25-22, 25-17, 25-22 Sweep Over Cal Poly Led by Mahina Haina, three Matadors recorded 10 or more kills, as Cal State Northridge quickly erased an early nine-point deficit in the third set to sweep the Cal Poly Mustangs 25-22, 25-17, 25-22.
November 1, 2012 This Week: Women's Volleyball vs. Cal Poly & UCSB
October 30, 2012 Second Place in CSUN's Sight as Matadors Return Home to Face Cal Poly, UCSB Cal State Northridge can earn its second regular-season sweep in as many weeks with a victory over the visiting Cal Poly Mustangs Thursday night in the first of two Big West home matches scheduled this week.
October 27, 2012 CSUN Secures First-Ever Season Sweep Over Long Beach State With its 25-22, 25-23, 19-25, 15-25, 15-12 win over the 49ers, Northridge secured its first-ever season sweep over Long Beach, and first victory at the Walter Pyramid since 2004.
October 26, 2012 Northridge Drops Three-Set Decision at UC Irvine Casey Hinger and Mahina Haina led Cal State Northridge with seven kills apiece, followed by Britney Graff and Cieana Stinson who each recorded six in Friday evening’s Big West road match at UC Irvine.
October 26, 2012 CSUN Seeks Big West Wins at UC Irvine and Long Beach State Road matches at UC Irvine and Long Beach State await a Cal State Northridge squad that will possess a four-match win streak if the Matadors are able to replicate last week's success.
October 21, 2012 Jeff Stork One of Six Legends Enshrined Into Volleyball Hall of Fame Cal State Northridge women's volleyball head coach Jeff Stork was one of six volleyball legends enshrined in the Volleyball Hall of Fame Saturday evening in festivities in Holyoke, Mass.
October 20, 2012 Hinger, Haina Lead CSUN Attack in 25-15, 23-25, 25-18, 25-23 Victory Versus UC Davis Cal State Northridge middle blocker Casey Hinger and outside hitter Mahina Haina recorded a match-high 14 and 13 kills respectively to help the Matadors defeat UC Davis 25-15, 23-25, 25-18, 25-23.
October 18, 2012 Matadors Tame Tigers in Five-Set Thriller Nearly two hours and 30 minutes after Thursday’s match began, Cal State Northridge earned a hard-fought 25-23, 25-19, 18-25, 21-25, 15-11 victory over the visiting Pacific Tigers.
October 17, 2012 Volleyball Hall of Fame to Induct Jeff Stork This Saturday Cal State Northridge head women’s volleyball coach and former U.S. National team setter Jeff Stork is one of six volleyball legends who will be inducted as the Class of 2012 into the Volleyball Hall of Fame this Saturday, Oct. 20.
October 16, 2012 Matadors Return Home to Face Pacific, UC Davis Cal State Northridge will return to the Matadome for its next two Big West matches against the Pacific Tigers and UC Davis Aggies.
October 12, 2012 Northridge Falls in Four at No. 8 Hawai’i Cal State Northridge started Friday evening’s match at the Stan Sheriff Center on a positive note, winning the first set by a score of 25-22 at No. 8 Hawai’i.
October 12, 2012 Matadors End Three-Match Road Trip at No. 8 Hawai'i Cal State Northridge (13-6, 4-3 BWC) will end its three-game road trip against the Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine (14-2, 7-0 BWC) in a Friday night contest that will start at 7 p.m. (HT)/10 p.m. (PT).
October 7, 2012 Hinger Helps Power Matadors Past Cal Poly in Straight Sets Sophomore Casey Hinger bounced back from a series of rough outings to put down a match-high 10 kills while leading Cal State Northridge to a 32-30, 25-23, 25-22 sweep over the host Cal Poly Mustangs in a Big West match Saturday at Mott Gym.
October 5, 2012 Matadors Open Road Trip With Straight Set Loss at UC Santa Barbara Cal State Northridge struggled on offense for the second straight match as the Matadors were dealt a 25-23, 25-22, 25-16 loss at UC Santa Barbara Friday night.
October 2, 2012 Northridge Starts Three-Match Road Swing at UCSB, Cal Poly Cal State Northridge (12-5, 3-2 BWC) will begin its three-match road swing this week during the team's annual Central California road trip.
September 29, 2012 Three-Match Win Streak Snapped by UC Irvine Cal State Northridge had its three-match win streak snapped by UC Irvine Saturday evening as the Matadors fell 17-25, 19-25, 25-21, 19-25 to the visiting Anteaters.
September 27, 2012 CSUN's Home Success Against LBSU Continues with 3-1 Win Cal State Northridge freshman middle blocker Cieana Stinson led all players with a career-high 18 kills in the MatadorsÃ¢â¬â¢ four-set victory over the visiting Long Beach State 49ers Thursday evening.
September 27, 2012 CSUN Continues Big West Action Against Long Beach State, UC Irvine Returning to the Matadome this week after competing in only its second home match of the season last Wednesday against Hawai’i, Cal State Northridge (11-4, 2-1 BWC) will face the Long Beach State 49ers (7-6, 2-0 BWC) and UC Irvine Anteaters (7-8, 2-0 BWC) this week..
September 22, 2012 CSUN Completes Comeback, Earns Five-Set Victory at UC Riverside Cal State Northridge ended its first week of Big West action with a 26-24, 20-25, 27-29, 26-24, 15-10 victory over UC Riverside Saturday evening.
September 21, 2012 Matadors Defeat Cal State Fullerton in Four, Earn First Big West Win Cal State Northridge earned its first conference victory of the season, defeating Cal State Fullerton 21-25, 25-11, 25-15, 25-21 Friday evening at Titan Gym.
September 19, 2012 Matadors Drop Big West Opener to No. 7 Hawai'i in Five Sets In front of a raucous crowd inside the Matadome, Cal State Northridge fought off two fifth-set match points Wednesday evening against the visiting Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine.
September 19, 2012 Matadors Host No. 7 Hawai'i as Big West Season Gets Underway Wednesday Cal State Northridge welcomes Hawai’i back to the Big West Conference Wednesday as the Matadors (9-3, 0-0 Big West) host the No. 7 Rainbow Wahine (7-2, 0-0 Big West) at 7 p.m. CSUN continues its Big West opening schedule this weekend as the Matadors head to Cal State Fullerton on Friday and UC Riverside on Saturday.
September 15, 2012 Matadors Sweep Their Way Past Houston Baptist to Claim Rice Invitational Crown Cal State Northridge didn't drop a set the entire weekend as the Matadors swept their way to the Rice Invitational II crown after topping Houston Baptist 25-14, 25-23, 25-18 Saturday at Tudor Fieldhouse.
September 15, 2012 Matadors Continue to Roll With 25-21, 25-16, 25-21 Sweep Over Texas Tech Cal State Northridge continued its solid play in the state of Texas as the Matadors swept Texas Tech 25-21, 25-16, 25-21 Saturday morning in its second match of the Rice Invitational II.
September 14, 2012 Matadors Down Rice in Straight Sets to Open Play in Houston, Texas Junior Britney Graff pounded a match-high 14 kills while sophomore Casey Hinger added eight as Cal State Northridge opened play at the Rice Invitational II with a straight set win (25-17, 25-23, 25-22) over the host Rice Owls Friday at Tudor Fieldhouse.
September 12, 2012 Matadors Venture to Houston, Texas for Final Tournament of 2012 Following a second-place finish at the USF Asics Powerade Challenge, Cal State Northridge (6-3, 0-0 Big West) heads to Houston, Texas for its final tournament of the 2012 season. The Rice Invitational II provides the Matadors a chance to battle the host Rice Owls (5-6), Texas Tech (10-1) and Houston Baptist (8-4) at Rice’s Tudor Fieldhouse.
September 8, 2012 CSUN Falls in Straight Sets to USF in Asics Coca Cola Challenge Championship Cal State Northridge had its season-long, four-match win streak snapped as the host San Francisco Dons handed the Matadors a 25-18, 25-21, 25-18 loss in the championship match of the Asics Coca-Cola Challenge at War Memorial Gym.
September 8, 2012 Matadors Battle Back to Defeat LIU Brooklyn in Five Sets Cal State Northridge had to battle back from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat LIU Brooklyn 25-27, 25-12, 27-29, 25-14, 15-10 Saturday afternoon in its second match of the Asics Coca-Cola Challenge.
September 7, 2012 CSUN Wins Third Straight as Matadors Sweep LaSalle 25-15, 25-12, 25-14 Behind a dominating hitting effort, Cal State Northridge ran its winning streak to three straight with a 25-15, 25-12, 25-14 over LaSalle in its opening match of the Asics Coca-Cola Challenge at USF's War Memorial Gym.
September 5, 2012 Matadors Return to Tournament Play in San Francisco This Weekend Following a successful home opener on Monday, Cal State Northridge (4-2, 0-0 Big West) heads back out on the road for the Asics Coca-Cola Challenge at the University of San Francisco’s War Memorial Gym. The Matadors will meet LaSalle (1-6), LIU Brooklyn (3-3) and the host USF Dons (3-2) over the two-day tournament.
September 3, 2012 CSUN Claims Home Opener With Four-Set Win Over Idaho In front of a Labor Day crowd on a new playing surface in The Matadome, Cal State Northridge claimed a hard-fought four-set win over the visiting Idaho Vandals 28-26, 25-17, 21-25, 25-20 Monday afternoon.
September 1, 2012 Matadors Engineer a Solid Three-Set Sweep Over James Madison Junior Britney Graff had a match-high 12 kills and fellow junior Mahina Haina added 11 as Cal State Northridge swept James Madison 25-20, 25-19, 25-23 Saturday afternoon at the Long Beach Mizuno Invitational at Walter Pyramid.
August 31, 2012 Wisconsin Tops Matadors in Four Sets to Open Long Beach Mizuno Invitational After a solid opening set, Cal State Northridge struggled through sets two and three before narrowly dropping set four in a 23-25, 25-11, 25-12, 25-21 loss to Wisconsin in its opening match of the Long Beach Mizuno Invitational at Walter Pyramid.
August 28, 2012 Matadors Take on Wisconsin and James Madison at Long Beach Mizuno Invitational Cal State Northridge (2-1, 0-0 Big West) continues tournament play this week as the Matadors head to a familiar place to take on some unfamiliar opponents. CSUN opens with Wisconsin, a team the Matadors have not played since 1987 and Northridge closes with James Madison, whom the Matadors have never met.
August 25, 2012 Matadors Cruise Past Evansville, 25-22, 25-16, 25-14 at Arizona's Wildcat Classic Cal State Northridge wrapped up play at the Wildcat Classic with a dominating 25-22, 25-16, 25-14 victory over Evansville Saturday afternoon at the McKale Center. The Matadors, who hit a season-high .337 as a team, were led by Britney Graff and Mahina Haina who each had 11 kills.
August 24, 2012 Matadors Battle Back From Two Sets Down to Knock Off Arizona in Five Sets Down two sets and fighting to stay alive in set three, Cal State Northridge battled back to win the final three sets and claim its first victory of the season, 23-25, 22-25, 26-24, 25-21, 15-9 over Arizona Friday at the Wildcat Classic at McKale Center.
August 24, 2012 Matadors Drop Season Opener in Four Sets to Utah Valley Natalie Allen and Casey Hinger combined for 25 kills but Cal State Northridge dropped its 2012 season opener in four sets to Utah Valley at the Wildcat Classic at McKale Center.
August 22, 2012 Matadors Open 2012 Season Friday at Wildcat Classic in Tucson, Arizona Cal State Northridge (0-0, 0-0 Big West) opens its 38th season of women’s volleyball this weekend as the Matadors travel to Tucson, Ariz. to compete in the Wildcat Classic hosted by the University of Arizona.
August 14, 2012 Matadors Picked to Finish Third in Big West Preseason Coaches Poll The Cal State Northridge women's volleyball was picked to finish third in the 2012 Big West Preseason Coaches Poll as announced by the conference office on Aug. 7. The Matadors received a total of 72 points from the conference's head coaches, the most for a CSUN team in 12 years as a member of the Big West.
July 11, 2012 Matadors Open 2012 Volleyball Season at Wildcat Classic in Tucson, Arizona With the momentum of a 16-13 season and a third-place Big West finish to build on, Cal State Northridge opens the 2012 women's volleyball season Aug. 24 at the Wildcat Classic in Tucson, Ariz.
July 6, 2012 Jeff Stork Helps Lead U.S. Women's A2 Gold Team to Championship Match Cal State Northridge head women's volleyball coach Jeff Stork was one of eight coaches selected to work with this summer with the U.S. Women’s National A2 Team Program and helped lead his team to the championship match of the recently completed tournament.
June 9, 2012 Cal State Northridge Mourns the Passing of Former Volleyball Great Mary Perry Mary Perry, a 1984 inductee into the Cal State Northridge Athletics Hall of Fame, passed away Sunday night in Medford, Ore. according to her family.
May 14, 2012 On Court Success as Well as Classroom Success For Matadors This Spring The Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team competed in four tournaments this spring and had success on the court but what had head coach Jeff Stork equally excited was the team's performance in the classroom.
April 4, 2012 CSUN Coaches Flowers, Stork and Watley Nominated for U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Cal State Northridge softball coach Tairia Flowers, women's volleyball coach Jeff Stork and softball volunteer assistant coach Natasha Watley, as part of their respective teams, have been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. The public can help vote these American legends into the Hall of Fame through on-line voting, which closes on April 9, 2012.
March 26, 2012 John Price Returns to Northridge as Women's Volleyball Assistant Coach Cal State Northridge head women’s volleyball coach Jeff Stork has announced the naming of John Price as an assistant coach. Price replaces Alicia Robinson who left Northridge after three seasons.
March 21, 2012 Jeff Stork Selected to 2012 Volleyball Hall of Fame Class Cal State Northridge head women's volleyball coach and former U.S. National Team setter Jeff Stork is among six volleyball legends who will be inducted as the Class of 2012 into the Volleyball Hall of Fame in Holyoke, Mass. on Oct. 20.
December 28, 2011 Matadors Place 17 on Fall All-Big West Academic Team Seventeen Matadors earned recognition for their successes in the classroom this fall as Cal State Northridge had student-athletes from each sport represented on the Big West Academic All-Conference list, the league announced this week. In all, 125 student-athletes from all nine member institutions received the honor.
December 1, 2011 Matador Women's Volleyball Season in Review Cal State Northridge finished the 2011 season with an overall record of 16-13 (9-7 Big West) and a third-place finish in the Big West, the best by a Matador team since 2003.
November 26, 2011 Matadors Wrap Up Regular Season With 25-19, 25-16, 27-25 Triumph Over Air Force Cal State Northridge capped the 2011 regular season with a straight set (25-19, 25-16, 27-25) win over the visiting Air Force Falcons in a non-conference matinee Saturday afternoon in The Matadome.
November 23, 2011 Matadors' Regular Season Concludes Friday Against Air Force Cal State Northridge (15-13, 9-7 Big West) plays a rare non-conference season finale this Friday, Nov. 25 as the Matadors host Air Force (3-25) at noon. Northridge finished up the Big West season last week with a split against UC Santa Barbara and Cal Poly to earn sole possession of third-place in the conference standings.
November 22, 2011 Four Matadors Named All-Big West Conference as CSUN Claims Two Top Individual Awards Cal State Northridge women's volleyball reaped the benefits of a hugely successful 2011 season as the Matadors had four players named to the Big West All-Conference Team while head coach Jeff Stork was named Coach of the Year and Casey Hinger was named Freshman of the Year.
November 19, 2011 Matadors Celebrate Senior Night With 25-17, 25-21, 25-19 Victory Over Cal Poly Cal State Northridge celebrated its 2011 senior night with an impressive 25-17, 25-21, 25-19 sweep over visiting Cal Poly Saturday night in The Matadome.
November 18, 2011 Matador Comeback Comes Up Just Short as UCSB Prevails in Five Sets Down two sets, Cal State Northridge staged an impressive comeback only to come up short in the fifth and deciding set as visiting UC Santa Barbara defeated the Matadors 25-21, 25-16, 17-25, 16-25, 15-13 in a Big West Conference match at The Matadome.
November 15, 2011 Season's Final Homestand Begins Friday Against UC Santa Barbara Cal State Northridge (14-12, 8-6 Big West) begins its final homestand of the 2011 season this Friday as the Matadors face UC Santa Barbara (16-11, 9-5 Big West) looking to avenge last week’s straight set loss in Santa Barbara. Northridge will also host Cal Poly (11-16, 6-8 Big West) on Saturday in the conference finale.
November 11, 2011 Matadors Polish Off Road Schedule With 22-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-12 Win at UC Irvine Cal State Northridge nailed down its eighth conference win as the Matadors put together another solid hitting performance in a 22-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-12 win over UC Irvine in a Big West Conference match at the Bren Center.
November 9, 2011 Matadors Fall in Second-Place Showdown at UC Santa Barbara With sole possession of second-place in the Big West on the line, UC Santa Barbara handed Cal State Northridge a straight set loss (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) Wednesday at the Thunderdome. Sophomore Britney Graff led the Matadors with 10 kills in the loss.
November 9, 2011 Matadors Begin Final Road Trip of 2011 Wednesday at UC Santa Barbara After moving up into a tie for second-place in the Big West Conference, Cal State Northridge (13-11, 7-5 Big West) looks to continue its recent run of solid play as the Matadors take to the road for the final time in the 2011 regular season this week.
November 7, 2011 Casey Hinger Nabs Northridge's Second Big West Player of the Week Honor of 2011 Cal State Northridge middle blocker Casey Hinger was named Big West Player of the Week after leading the Matadors to pair of conference sweeps over UC Davis and Pacific over the weekend.
November 5, 2011 Matadors Continue to Roll With 25-23, 33-31, 25-18 Sweep Over Pacific Playing its best volleyball of the season, Cal State Northridge wrapped up an impressive weekend with its second straight sweep, this time 25-23, 33-31, 25-18 over Pacific on Saturday at The Matadome.
November 5, 2011 Torrid Hitting Leads Matadors to 25-23, 25-16, 25-17 Sweep Over UC Davis Cal State Northridge put together one of its best all-around matches as the Matadors shattered their season-high by hitting .465 as a team in a 25-23, 25-16, 25-17 sweep over visiting UC Davis Friday night in a Big West match in The Matadome.
November 1, 2011 Matador Home Stretch Begins With UC Davis and Pacific This Week Cal State Northridge (11-11, 5-5 Big West) opens up a stretch where they will play four of their final six conference matches at home beginning Friday against UC Davis (20-6, 6-5 Big West). The Matadors will also host Pacific (15-9, 6-5 Big West) on the two-match homestand.
October 31, 2011 Matador Women's Volleyball to Hold Third and Final Free Youth Clinic The Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team will hold its third and final free youth volleyball clinic this Saturday, Nov. 5 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the CSUN Activity Center.
October 29, 2011 Matadors' Three-Match Win Streak Snapped in Straight Sets at Long Beach State Following a solid night of hitting at Cal State Fullerton on Friday, Cal State Northridge saw its offense stifled on Saturday as the Matadors fell in straight sets (25-18, 25-13, 25-19) at Long Beach State.
October 28, 2011 Matadors Post Second Sweep Over Cal State Fullerton 27-25, 25-23, 25-20 Behind a combined 23 kills from Natalie Allen and Mahina Haina, Cal State Northridge swept Cal State Fullerton for the second time this season 27-25, 25-23, 25-20 Friday night at Titan Gym.
October 25, 2011 Road Tests at Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State Await Matadors This Week Following an unbeaten two-match homestand, Cal State Northridge (10-10, 4-4 Big West) heads back on the road for four of its next six matches beginning Friday at defending Big West champion Cal State Fullerton (9-12, 4-5 Big West). The Matadors, 3-5 on the road this season, conclude the week with a Saturday match conference-leading Long Beach State (14-6, 8-2 Big West) which defeated CSUN in four sets on Sept. 30 in The Matadome.
October 22, 2011 Matadors Hang On to Top UC Riverside in Five Sets 25-20, 25-18, 22-25, 24-26, 15-8 Mahina Haina and Casey Hinger combined for 28 kills as Cal State Northridge won the first two sets then had to hold off the late charge of UC Riverside as the Matadors won in five sets (25-20, 25-18, 22-25, 24-26, 15-8) Saturday night at The Matadome.
October 20, 2011 Matadors Host UC Riverside Looking For Second Straight Win Cal State Northridge (9-10, 3-4 Big West) hosts UC Riverside (5-16, 2-5 Big West) on Saturday not only looking to make it two straight wins overall but also two straight wins over the Highlanders this season.
October 15, 2011 Straight-Set Win Over UC Irvine Gives Matadors Second Consecutive Big West Home Sweep Cal State Northridge improved to 2-3 at home and posted its second consecutive sweep at The Matadome as the Matadors topped UC Irvine 25-18, 25-11, 26-24 in a Big West match Saturday night.
October 13, 2011 Matadors Drop Four-Set Decision at Cal Poly 25-9, 23-25, 25-20, 25-15 Cal State Northridge hoped to salvage the final match of a three-match road trip but instead saw its losing streak reach a season-high three as the host Cal Poly Mustangs topped the Matadors 25-9, 23-25, 25-20, 25-15 Thursday night at Mott Gym.
October 12, 2011 Matadors Wrap Up Road Trip at Cal Poly Before Hosting UC Irvine Looking to salvage the final match of a three-match road trip, Cal State Northridge (8-9, 2-3 Big West) travels to Cal Poly (7-11, 2-3 Big West) on Thursday before returning home to host UC Irvine (6-10, 1-4 Big West) on Saturday.
October 11, 2011 CSUN Hall of Famer Mary Jane Smith-Waldman Falls to Cancer Mary Jane Smith-Waldman, a member of the Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday (October 4, 2011) after a lengthy illness from cancer.
October 8, 2011 UC Davis Downs Matadors in Straight Sets Sophomore Mahina Haina had a match-high 17 kills and hit .433 but it wasn't enough as Cal State Northridge fell in straight sets (25-19, 26-25, 25-23) at UC Davis Saturday night at Hickey Gym.
October 7, 2011 Northridge Opens Road Trip with 25-23, 17-25, 35-33, 25-11 Loss at Pacific A marathon 35-33 third set proved to be the difference as Cal State Northridge dropped a 25-23, 17-25, 35-33, 25-11 decision to the host Pacific Tigers in Big West action Friday at the Spanos Center.
October 6, 2011 Northridge Opens Key Big West Road Trip Friday at Pacific In a true early season conference road test, Cal State Northridge (8-7, 2-1 Big West) begins a three-match road trip this Friday at Pacific (10-7, 1-3 Big West). The Matadors, who have won two of their first three Big West matches, will also travel to UC Davis (16-3, 2-2) and Cal Poly during the three-match trip.
October 5, 2011 Following Successful Youth Clinic, Matadors Schedule Additional Clinics for Oct. 22, Nov. 5 Cal State Northridge women's volleyball staged its first free Youth Volleyball Clinic last Saturday prior to the Matadors' match against Cal State Fullerton.
October 1, 2011 Matadors Knock Off Conference-Leading Cal State Fullerton in Straight Sets Freshman Casey Hinger pounded a match-high 14 kills while hitting a blistering .478 as Cal State Northridge knocked off conference-leading Cal State Fullerton 32-30, 25-21, 25-18 Saturday night at The Matadome.
September 30, 2011 Long Beach State Hands Matadors a 25-21, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21 Setback Cal State Northridge nearly fought back from a two-set deficit but the visiting Long Beach Stare 49ers prevailed in four sets (25-21, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21) in a Big West match Friday night at The Matadome.
September 27, 2011 Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton Visit as Matadors Open Big West Home Schedule Fresh off its first conference-opening win in four years, Cal State Northridge (7-6, 1-0 Big West) returns home this week to host Long Beach State (7-5, 1-1 Big West) and Cal State Fullerton (7-7, 2-0 Big West).
September 26, 2011 Matadors To Host Youth Volleyball Clinic Prior to Saturday's Match The Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team will host the first of two Youth Volleyball Clinics this Saturday, Oct. 1 prior to the Matadors' match against Cal State Fullerton.
September 25, 2011 Allen, Haina Pace Matadors to Big West Sweep Over UC Riverside Natalie Allen and Mahina Haina combined for 25 of Cal State Northridge’s 46 kills as the Matadors opened Big West Conference play with a 27-25, 25-16, 25-20 win Saturday at UCR’s Student Rec Center.
September 21, 2011 Big West Season Opens With Matadors Traveling to UC Riverside With 12 matches in the books, Cal State Northridge (6-6, 0-0 Big West) turns the page on the pre-conference schedule as the Matadors begin their gauntlet of Big West matches Saturday at UC Riverside (3-10, 0-0 Big West).
September 17, 2011 BYU Holds Off Matadors in Four Sets 25-15, 25-22,16-25, 25-17 Cal State Northridge extended the visiting BYU Cougars to four sets in a Saturday matinee before falling 25-15, 25-22,16-25, 25-17 at The Matadome.
September 12, 2011 Matadors Fall in Straight Sets at Sixth-Ranked UCLA Cal State Northridge threatened early and late, but sixth-ranked UCLA dashed any Matador upset hopes and defeated CSUN in straight sets (25-22, 25-17, 25-17) Monday night at the Wooden Center.
September 12, 2011 Matadors Conclude Preseason at No. 6 UCLA, at Home Against BYU Cal State Northridge (6-4, 0-0 Big West) wraps up the pre-Big West portion of the 2011 schedule this week as the Matadors travel to sixth-ranked UCLA (7-1) Monday and host BYU (9-2) Saturday.
September 10, 2011 Matadors Defeat Rebels in Five to Claim UNLV Invitational Crown After a disappointing loss earlier in the day, Cal State Northridge claimed its second straight tournament by turning back the host UNLV Rebels in five sets Saturday night at Cox Pavilion.
September 10, 2011 Matadors Drop Four-Set Decision to Southern Utah Sophomore Britney Graff had a team-high 15 kills but Cal State Northridge dropped their second round match of the UNLV Invitational, 25-27, 26-24, 35-37, 18-25 to Southern Utah Saturday morning at Cox Pavilion.
September 9, 2011 Matadors Pull Out Five-Set Win Over Eastern Washington at UNLV Invitational Sophomore Natalie Allen knocked down a team-high 12 kills to go with 18 digs as Cal State Northridge opened play at the UNLV Invitational with a hard-fought 29-27, 19-25, 25-18, 20-25, 15-10 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday.
September 6, 2011 Matadors Battle But Fall to Ninth-Ranked USC in Straight Sets Cal State Northridge opened the 2011 home season Tuesday but fell to ninth-ranked USC in straight sets (25-16, 25-20, 25-21). Sophomore Mahina Haina paced Northridge with eight kills.
September 6, 2011 Matadors Host Ninth-Ranked USC Before Heading to Las Vegas Cal State Northridge (4-2, 0-0 Big West) looks to extend its season-long four-match win streak on Tuesday as the Matadors host ninth-ranked USC (4-2) in their 2011 home opener.
September 5, 2011 Mahina Haina Named Big West Player of the Week Sophomore Mahina Haina was selected Big West Player of the Week after leading Cal State Northridge to an undefeated week and the Sacramento State Invitational title last weekend at Colberg Court.
September 3, 2011 Matadors Top Hornets to Win Sacramento State Invitational Led by tournament MVP Mahina Haina, Cal State Northridge extended its win streak to four as the Matadors defeated Sacramento State 25-14, 25-19, 17-25, 25-17 to win the Sacramento State Invitational Saturday night at Colberg Court.
September 3, 2011 Haina's Hot Hitting Leads Matadors to Straight-Set Victory Over Fresno State Sophomore Mahina Haina continued her hot hitting Saturday morning as Cal State Northridge won its third straight match, 25-15, 25-20, 25-18 over Fresno State in its second match of the Sacramento State Invitational at the Hornets Nest.
September 2, 2011 Matadors Dominate Marist in 25-20, 25-10, 25-17 Win Cal State Northridge claimed its opening match of the Sacramento State Invitational in dominating fashion as the Matadors swept Marist, 25-20, 25-10, 25-17 Friday at the Hornets Nest. CSUN hit a season-high .385 (47-12-91) as a team as sophomore Mahina Haina knocked down a match-high 12 kills.
August 30, 2011 Matadors Continue Tournament Action in the State Capitol Cal State Northridge (1-2, 0-0 Big West) continues tournament action this weekend as the Matadors venture to the State Capitol to play in the Sacramento State Invitational. Northridge opens the tournament Friday against the Marist Red Foxes (1-2) before taking on Fresno State (1-2) and the host Hornets (2-1) on Saturday.
August 27, 2011 Matadors No Match For Utes in Second Round of Utah Classic The Cal State Northridge hitters struggled for the second straight match as the Matadors dropped a straight set decision (25-18, 25-14, 25-16) to the host Utah Utes in their second match of the Utah Classic Saturday at Crimson Court.
August 27, 2011 Matadors Pick Up First Win In Thrilling Fashion Over Weber State Sophomore Mahina Haina pounded a career-high 28 kills to lead Cal State Northridge to its first win of the 2011 season as the Matadors defeated Weber State in a five-set thriller (25-19, 27-25, 23-25, 21-25, 15-11) Saturday at Crimson Court.
August 26, 2011 Matadors Fall in Season-Opener to Northwestern 25-20, 25-22, 25-15 The Cal State Northridge offense struggled in its season-opener as the Matadors fell to Northwestern 25-20, 25-22, 25-15 in the opening match of the Utah Classic at Crimson Court. Sophomore outside hitter Mahina Haina led CSUN with 10 kills in the loss.
August 24, 2011 Matadors Open 2011 Season With Three Matches in Salt Lake City Cal State Northridge (0-0, 0-0 Big West) opens up its 37th season of women's volleyball this weekend as the Matadors travel to Salt Lake City to compete in the Utah Classic at Crimson Court. CSUN opens up the tournament Friday against Northwestern and then takes on the host Utes and Weber State on Saturday.
August 19, 2011 Matadors Take a Break From Preseason Camp to Host Alumni Match In the midst of their second week of preseason practice, the Cal State Northridge women's volleyball team will host their annual Alumni match Saturday, Aug. 20.
January 11, 2011 Northridge Women's Volleyball Signs Casey Hinger, Cieana Stinson to National Letters of Intent
November 30, 2010 2010 Matador Women's Volleyball Season Review
November 23, 2010 Natalie Allen, Lynda Morales Named to 2010 Big West Women's Volleyball All-Conference Team
November 20, 2010 Matadors Battle But Drop Season Finale to Cal State Fullerton, 20-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-23
November 19, 2010 Natalie Allen Powers Matadors to 20-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-17 Upset of Long Beach State
November 13, 2010 Matadors Drop Straight Set Decision at UC Irvine
November 11, 2010 Matadors' Three-Match Win Streak Ends at Long Beach State
November 9, 2010 Northridge Takes Three-Match Winning Streak to Long Beach State
November 9, 2010 2010 Women's Volleyball Media Guide
November 5, 2010 Matadors Run Win Streak to Three With 25-27, 25-20, 27-25, 30-28 Thriller at UC Riverside
November 2, 2010 Matadors Open Final Road Stretch of 2010 at CSU Bakersfield
November 2, 2010 Matador Hitters Efficient in 25-22, 25-16, 25-18 Non-Conference Win at CSU Bakersfield
October 30, 2010 Matadors Claim Final Two Sets to Knock Off UC Davis in Five 10-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-21, 15-13
October 29, 2010 Northridge Falls to Pacific in Four Sets 25-15, 25-22, 22-25, 25-16
October 27, 2010 Matadors Host Pacific and UC Davis in Two-Match Homestand
October 23, 2010 Northridge Drops Straight Set Decision at UC Santa Barbara
October 16, 2010 Matadors Top UC Irvine in Five-Set Thriller on Dig Pink Night
October 14, 2010 Matadors Stifled in Straight Set Loss at Cal State Fullerton
October 12, 2010 Matadors Take Two-Match Win Streak To Cal State Fullerton Thursday
October 6, 2010 Northridge Nails Down First Home Win with 25-13, 25-20, 19-25, 25-19 Victory Over CSU Bakersfield
October 2, 2010 Pacific Tops Matadors in Straight Sets, 25-15, 25-18, 25-20
September 29, 2010 Matadors Travel to UC Davis, Pacific Seeking Conference Wins
September 25, 2010 Cal Poly Drops Matadors in Straight Sets 25-22, 25-23, 25-19
September 24, 2010 History Repeats as Gauchos Hold Off Matadors in Five Sets
September 21, 2010 Matadors Drop Four-Set Decision to Visiting Loyola Marymount
September 18, 2010 Northridge Claims UNLV Classic with 25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-19 over San Jose State
September 18, 2010 Haina, Morales Power Matadors Past in Xavier in Four Sets
September 17, 2010 Matadors Earn First Sweep of 2010 With 25-11, 25-17, 25-18 Win Over UNLV
September 14, 2010 Home Opener Against No. 13 UCLA Opens Busy Week For Matadors
September 14, 2010 Northridge Can't Solve No. 13 UCLA as Bruins Win in Four Sets
September 11, 2010 Matadors Drop Finale of San Jose Tournament in Three to Portland State
September 10, 2010 Matadors Knock Off Santa Clara in Four Sets, 25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-23
September 10, 2010 Matadors Stymied in Five Sets as Seattle Comes Back to Win 25-19, 24-26, 17-25, 25-17, 17-15
September 8, 2010 Matadors Continue Road Swing in San Jose and Santa Clara
September 4, 2010 Sacramento State deals Matadors 3-1 Loss in Tournament Championship
September 3, 2010 Matadors Claim Final Two Sets to Knock Off Elon For First Win of 2010
August 31, 2010 Matadors Seek First Win of 2010 at Sacramento State Invitational
August 28, 2010 Natalie Allen's 16 Kills Not Enough as Matadors Fall in a Heartbreaker to Northern Colorado
August 25, 2010 Matadors Set to Open 2010 Season at Aztec Invitational
August 10, 2010 Matadors Predicted Eighth in Big West Coaches Preseason Poll
June 11, 2010 Northridge Finalizes 2010 Women's Volleyball Schedule