Sept. 5, 2008
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -
CSUN Assistant Coach- Derek Hanks
On the team's defense
"We started our slow like we've been doing in the previous games, but we came out in the second half and we cut their oppotounities in half and didn't give them any chances."
On depth of this years team
"We're definitely a lot deeper than we were last year. We used 19 players in the first half so it shows that we have a lot of confidence in all our players."
Farryn Townley, Sophomore, Forward
On coming into today's game against UNLV:
"Our coach told us that this would be the hardest team that we've played yet, we were pumped and excited. We've been working our hearts off."
On the new freshman:
"We have a very different variety of freshman this year. We have good subs for every position."
On scoring the goal:
"I made a run to get behind the defense, I dove and was like go in! During halftime, I told my coach I'm scoring on the breakaway."
Tryna Tafoya, Senior, Midfielder
On her goal in the first half:
"I saw a small opening between the players and an opening in the goal. I shot it and it went in."
On the team's focus for the season:
"We just want to make effort plays and win the 50/50 balls."
About their next few games on the road:
"We have to be a little more focused when we're on the road. We don't have our fans with us and we're not on our home field. Everything is against us."