November 1, 2013

Final Big West Match of 2013 Sends CSUN to Hawai’i


NORTHRIDGE, Calif. --- 

Matadors face Rainbow Wahine in Final Fixture of 2013

The Cal State Northridge women's soccer team (6-11-1, 1-5-1 Big West) heads to the Hawaiian Islands to face the University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine in its final contest of the 2013 season. The match between the Matadors and Rainbow Wahine will be on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. (HT) // Noon (PT) from the Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Stadium in Honolulu.

The match will be broadcast on and also have live stats available at Fans are also encouraged to check with the CSUN Athletic Department's official Twitter account (@GoMatadors) for in-game updates throughout the contest.

Last week, CSUN split its final two home matches of the calendar year, defeating Long Beach State 1-0 before falling to UC Irvine 2-1. Against the 49ers, Breanna McCallum scored her third goal of the season to tie her for the team lead while Amanda Smith registered her 10th career assist to move into sixth in school history. Against the Anteaters, Lyndsey Preston scored her second goal of the season to tie the match before a late goal sent UCI to the victory.

This week, CSUN tackles a Hawai'i squad that is 7-8-1 overall and 2-4-1 in Big West play. Tiana Fujimoto leads the Rainbow Wahine with nine goals and 18 points on the season. She has tallied six game-winning goals this year and registered 30 shots. The sister duo of Kama and Krystal Pascua have combined for four goals and six assists.

In net, Monk Berger has had a solid rookie season, posting a 1.08 goals-against average, .754 save percentage and six shutouts. The Matadors are 7-2 in the all-time series with Hawai'i and have won four straight contests, including a 2-1 victory in Honolulu in 2006.

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