November 19, 1998
Marina 14, Saddleback 5--Marina, seeded second, started off slow with a one-point first quarter but picked up momentum to score six goals in the second quarter and five in the third. Senior Justin Fassnacht had four goals and four steals for the Vikings. Senior Jeff Larson had four assists and two goals and sophomore David Wagner had three goals for Marina (24-4). Julian Gonzalez scored four goals for Saddleback (20-8).
March 1, 1989
In the other Division II semifinal: Torrey Pines 58, Helix 40--The top-seeded Falcons (30-1) scored the first 11 points at San Dieguito High, and Helix never got closer than eight the rest of the way. Courtie Miller scored 20 points for Torrey Pines, and Kyle Armstrong added 12. Helix, which held the ball and played patiently even after falling behind, 11-0, got 21 points from John Pressler. The Highlanders (19-7) also hit five of 11 shots from three-point range.
September 6, 1992 |
A chronicle of the much-awaited debut of Cal State Northridge running back Jamal Farmer in the team's first offensive series. Very offensive series: * Takes handoff on first play of season. Does impression of tackling dummy. Loses one yard. * Blocks linebacker but pass bounces off chest of receiver Marlon McBride. * Blocks again. Quarterback Marty Fisher drops snap, runs for life. Loses 12 yards. * Leaves field just as punter Albert Razo shanks punt 11 yards.
February 25, 1994
In another Division II quarterfinal: Canyon 1, Kennedy 0--Laura Flatauer scored a first-half goal and Robin Schmidt recorded her 13th shutout for Canyon (17-5-3), which will meet top-seeded Bishop Montgomery in a semifinal game Tuesday. Tiffany Alvis had seven saves for Kennedy (18-5-1).
May 17, 1990
Chapman lost to Abilene Christian, 5-1, Wednesday and finished in last place in the eight-team NCAA Division II men's tennis championships at St. Louis. Pete Bohan was the only Chapman player to win a match. The Panthers, ranked No. 3 in the nation entering the tournament and winner of three Division II championships in the 1980s, finished the season with an 11-12 record. The individual championships start today and continue through Sunday.
May 4, 1990
Cal State Northridge, winner of 14 of its past 16 games, is the top-ranked softball team in NCAA Division II, according to a poll of coaches. The Lady Matadors are 44-19, having swept Chapman, 13-0 and 9-4, in a doubleheader Wednesday. Bloomsburg (Pa.) State (38-3) is ranked second, and Cal State Bakersfield (36-9), the defending Division II champion, is third. In the rankings for West region teams, Bakersfield is second behind Northridge.
March 24, 1991 |
Fred Stafford, who scored 24 points, led a second-half surge as North Alabama defeated mistake-prone Bridgeport (Conn.), 79-72, Saturday in the NCAA Division II championship game. The Lions (24-9), who also won the Division II title in 1979, started quickly when Stafford scored seven of North Alabama's first eight points. North Alabama led, 35-34, at halftime. Bridgeport (26-8) was led by Lambert Shell, who had 21 points and 17 rebounds. Shell was named the tournament's MVP.
November 20, 1986
Cal State Northridge's chances of making the Division II football playoffs improved this week even though the Matadors were not one of five teams selected by the Division II football committee. Northridge jumped from 15th to ninth in the Division II rankings after defeating Portland State, 34-0. Eight teams make the playoffs; Northridge Coach Bob Burt said the Matadors are in position for one of the final three if they beat Cal State Sacramento on Saturday to win the Western Football Conference.
May 20, 1995
Chris Seid won in straight sets to lead University over La Quinta, 13-5, in a second-round Division II tennis match Friday at La Quinta. Seid won, 6-0, 6-0, 6-2. Joey Freedman and Raja Kapadia also swept their sets, 7-6, 7-5, 6-1, in doubles for the Trojans (14-3). University will play host to second-seeded Palm Desert Tuesday.
November 19, 1986 |
Five of the eight teams for the NCAA Division II football playoffs were selected Tuesday, led by undefeated and top-ranked defending champion North Dakota State. The others are UC Davis, Troy (Ala.) State, Central State, Ohio and South Dakota. Of the five, all but South Dakota will play host to first-round games on Nov. 29. The remaining three teams and the pairings for the games will be picked Sunday in a telephone conference by the Division II Football Committee.