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February 8, 1995
Jon Baer, a senior middle blocker on Cal State Northridge's men's volleyball team, has been named as the national player of the week by the American Volleyball Coaches' Assn. Baer had 65 kills in the Matadors' victories over Long Beach State and Brigham Young last week. He has posted 20 or more kills in each of Northridge's four matches this season and is averaging 7.3 kills. * Northridge has moved from ninth to third in the AVCA Top 15 poll, based on its victories over then-No.
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March 16, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There goes Jon Baer for a spike. He pumps up, jumps high, winds his muscular arm and, wham! He smacks the heck out of the white leather volleyball. In your face! The scene has been repeated many times this season. It's a regular rerun of the Cal State Northridge volleyball team, which is in second place in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mountain Division. Baer, a muscular 6-foot-5 senior middle blocker, is an imposing figure with great athletic skills.
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March 16, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There goes Jon Baer for a spike. He pumps up, jumps high, winds his muscular arm and, wham! He smacks the heck out of the white leather volleyball. In your face! The scene has been repeated many times this season. It's a regular rerun of the Cal State Northridge volleyball team, which is in second place in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mountain Division. Baer, a muscular 6-foot-5 senior middle blocker, is an imposing figure with great athletic skills.
SPORTS
February 8, 1995
Jon Baer, a senior middle blocker on Cal State Northridge's men's volleyball team, has been named as the national player of the week by the American Volleyball Coaches' Assn. Baer had 65 kills in the Matadors' victories over Long Beach State and Brigham Young last week. He has posted 20 or more kills in each of Northridge's four matches this season and is averaging 7.3 kills. * Northridge has moved from ninth to third in the AVCA Top 15 poll, based on its victories over then-No.
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March 11, 1995
Jon Baer had a career-high 36 kills as sixth-ranked Cal State Northridge swept eighth-ranked Ball State, 15-13, 15-13, 15-8, in the first round of the Long Beach State volleyball tournament Friday at the Pyramid. The senior middle blocker hit .397 with five digs, five assisted blocks and two solo blocks. Outside hitter Jason Hughes had 16 kills and middle blocker Oliver Heitmann added 15 kills with a .464 hitting percentage for the Matadors (10-5), who play Indiana-Purdue Ft.
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April 20, 1994
Four more players from state runner-up Ventura College have made commitments to four-year schools, but the Pirates' top Division I prospect, Brandon Jessie, is still undecided. Forwards James King and Alfred Kennedy will attend UC Riverside, guard D'mitri Rideout is headed to Eastern Washington, and forward Thomas Gillespie will play at Regis (Colo.), Ventura Coach Philip Mathews said. Earlier this week, forward Michael Tate committed to UC Irvine.
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February 26, 1994
Gene Urcan, a sophomore from Chatsworth High, has left the Cal State Northridge volleyball team, Coach John Price said Friday. Urcan, the Matadors' top backup at middle blocker and opposite hitter, was not happy with his role, according to his coach. Urcan was set to start at middle blocker alongside Craig Hewitt before the arrival of Oliver Heitmann, a member of the German national team.
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February 1, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge got no respect in the preseason men's volleyball rankings, but the Matadors earned some Tuesday night by defeating third-ranked Cal State Long Beach, 15-10, 13-15, 15-7, 7-15, 15-11, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match. Northridge, unranked in the coaches' national preseason poll, went into the game ranked eighth. "They put us in the 'teams to watch' category," CSUN Coach John Price said. "We get dogged every year at the beginning. I'm getting a little tired of it."
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July 30, 1993 | MIKE HISERMAN
After a decent start came a steady fade. Gewin Sincharoen, seventh individually after the first round of men's team gymnastics competition, finished 18th Thursday night at the Hemisfair Arena. Sincharoen, who trains in Chatsworth, dropped gradually to 11th after the second event, then 15th, 17th and 19th after the fifth round, before moving up a notch. He finished with a score of 49.70. Sincharoen's team, the West, took third, good enough to earn him a bronze medal.
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March 17, 1995 | IRENE GARCIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With his team down one game and trailing 1-13 in the second, Cal State Northridge volleyball Coach John Price benched his starters and checked six reserves into the match. The plan worked for the Matadors, who came back to beat George Mason, 10-15, 14-16, 15-6, 15-6, 15-12, in a nonconference match at the Matador gym on Thursday. The victory gives Northridge a seven-game winning streak and a 12-5 record. George Mason, a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Assn., is 13-3.
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March 19, 1995
Oliver Heitmann had 23 kills and Jon Baer added 21 as fifth-ranked Cal State Northridge defeated 12th-ranked UC Irvine, 10-15, 15-8, 12-15, 16-14, 15-9, Saturday in a Mountain-Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match at Irvine. The Matadors (13-5, 10-4) won their eighth consecutive match. Leland Quinn had a school-record 50 kills for the Anteaters. MEN'S TRACK Bakersfield Invitational--Isaac Turner of Glendale College timed 1 minute 50.
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December 23, 1988
The University of San Diego men's basketball team plays at Nevada Reno tonight, and the players will not be comforted by the fact that the home team in the series has won the past five meetings. The Toreros lost to UNR, 81-80, in overtime in 1986-87 after winning the previous 2 years. UNR leads the series, 5-2. Some more bad news for Coach Hank Egan: UNR has five players averaging in double figures and a sixth averaging 8.5 points. Senior guard Darryl Lewis has per-game averages of 21.
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