Matador Headlines

  • 10 Feb

    Extra Time, Home Sweep

    YUMA, Ariz. – It took extra innings, but the Arizona Western College baseball team (7-4 overall) swept Colorado Northwestern Community College on Saturday afternoon. After seeing a two-run lead erased in game one, the Mats rallied to win 5-4 in nine innings. In game two, the Mats blanked CNCC 3-0.

  • 10 Feb

    Rebound, Rebound, Rebound

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Not shooting well? Grab offensive rebounds. The Arizona Western College women’s basketball team (17-8 overall, 12-5 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) only shot 36% from the floor on Saturday night, but the team combined to snag 23 offensive rebounds. All those extra possessions helped the team pull out a 69-62 win at Phoenix College (12-13 overall, 7-10 ACCAC).

  • 09 Feb

    Home Sweep

    YUMA, Ariz. – Home sweet home. The Arizona Western College baseball team spent the first two weeks of the season on the road before hosting Colorado Northwestern Community College in a four-game series this weekend. The Mats (5-4 overall) won a doubleheader on Friday afternoon 5-0, 10-4 before starting conference play next weekend.

  • 08 Feb

    Many Hits, Busy Week

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College softball team had a full slate last week with eight games. AWC went 6-2 in that stretch, and infielder Allison Betty was a big reason why. The sophomore was named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Division I Player of the Week after going 15-27 at the plate.

  • 07 Feb

    Blast Off

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College men’s basketball team (16-8 overall, 11-5 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) worked inside out to bounce back after a tough loss on Saturday. The result paid off with a 120-75 win over Tohono O’odham Community College (4-20 overall, 1-15 ACCAC) on Wednesday night in Yuma.

  • 07 Feb

    Fits and Spurts

    YUMA, Ariz. – It took a little bit for the Arizona Western College women’s basketball team to get going on Wednesday night, but the Lady Mats (16-8 overall, 11-5 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) powered their way past Tohono O’odham (1-22 overall, 1-15 ACCAC) once they got rolling. The Lady Mats won 79-45 to snap a two-game skid.

  • 07 Feb

    Northern Bound

    YUMA, Ariz. – After starring for the Arizona Western College women’s team for two seasons, Cinthya Samaniego has signed to continue her playing career at Minot State University. She led the Lady Mats to their first playoff win and a trip to the Region I Finals this year during the best season in team history.

  • 07 Feb

    Sign Out

    YUMA, Ariz. – Signing Day represents the next step for student-athletes, and multiple players from the Arizona Western College football team have signed to a four-year school. Quarterback Jack Colletto signed with Oregon State, defensive lineman Tristan Nichols signed with Nevada and Zack Bennett signed with Florida Atlantic.

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