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matador

1. the principal bullfighter who is appointed to kill the bull
2. (in some card games such as skat) one of the highest ranking cards
3. a game played with dominoes in which the dots on adjacent halves must total seven
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CSUN 5, CS Fullerton 2: Kanykey Koichumanova, Canna Furuta, Kasia Krasinska and Sonya Kumar won singles matches to lead the Matadors (2-2 overall, 1-1 Big West) to the victory over the visiting Titans.
The Matadors led by as many as 19 in the second half, but South Dakota chipped away and was never down by more than 12 over the final four minutes.
Heard finished with four steals, three of which came during a 10-0 run early in the second half that put the Matadors (8-7, 2-2) ahead 41-27 with 15:46 left in the game.
We told our guys before the game started this was going to be a character win,'' Matadors coach Bobby Braswell said.
The Matadors won threegames in the Big West tournament before losing 66-61 to defending champion UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals.
The Matadors, who have only one upperclassman in senior Colleen Tobin, took a giant step forward last week with a 3-1 victory over Cal State Fullerton to extend their winning streak to five matches.
UCLA defender Brad Rusin failed to corral Hanks' long ball, nodding it to Matadors freshman Sunghyun Kim, who headed it down and fed Rossi, whose volley left goalkeeper Eric Reed no chance.
But the Matadors rallied when they arrived in Anaheim, going on an improbable run through the Big West tournament that ended one basket short of a NCAA Tournament berth.
This team is special, and I know we have a great chance to win,'' says second-year coach Sean McLynn, who will guide the Matadors into a first-round playoff encounter next week at the Valley Ice Center in Panorama City, the team's home rink.
But nobody else on the team did much of anything, except maybe watch Efevberha score, and the Matadors dropped their conference opener to Cal State Fullerton 83-78 in front of 1,495 at the Matadome.
The Matadors (7-2-3) were without Willie Sims, who suffered an injury to his right knee last week.
Dull, who has battled financial constraints throughout his time at Northridge, was disturbed about lost class time when the Matadors opened the season with seven games on the road and later traveled to Connecticut for a game to enhance their chances of qualifying for the NCAA Tournament.