Matador Headlines

  • 19 Sep

    Heart-Stopping Comeback

    YUMA, Ariz. – Karen Melendrez and Christiana Boateng made magic on the soccer field for the Arizona Western women’s soccer team. Melendrez banged home a game-tying goal with 48 seconds left in regulation, and Boateng scored the game winner in OT to push 18th ranked AWC past Cochise 3-2.

  • 19 Sep

    Fifteen Again

    YUMA, Ariz. – Sometimes, staying put is just fine. For the second straight week, the Arizona Western men’s soccer team was 15th in the NJCAA poll.

  • 19 Sep

    Still In It

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western women’s soccer team keeps sticking around in the NJCAA polls. The Lady Mats moved down one spot to 18th after going 1-0-1 last week.

  • 19 Sep

    Slide To Two

    YUMA, Ariz. – Rankings always have a big element of “What have you done for me lately?” For the Arizona Western football team, the answer to that was a bye week and a drop to number two in the NJCAA poll released earlier today. The Mats grabbed four of a possible nine first place votes and finished with 136 points behind East Mississippi’s five first place votes (and 137 points).

  • 18 Sep

    Standing Out

    YUMA, Ariz. – Yolaine Mosquera Lopez filled up the stat sheet last week for the Arizona Western women’s volleyball team. Despite only having one match, the freshman led the attack and was named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Division I Player of the Week.

    Mosquera Lopez piled up a team high 14 kills in a five-set loss at Yavapai College on Friday. The freshman from Colombia added four digs and three blocks during a tight match.

  • 14 Sep

    Shorthanded Win

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western men’s soccer team faced a daunting task with 27 minutes left to play in a scoreless match against Mesa on Thursday evening: defend and try to score despite being down a man. The 15th ranked Mats pulled it off to win 1-0.

  • 12 Sep

    Three's Company

    YUMA, Ariz. – For the third straight match, the 17th ranked Arizona Western women’s soccer team went a full 110 minutes without a decision. The Lady Mats tied Scottsdale 1-1 as both teams scored in the final 15 minutes.

  • 12 Sep


    YUMA, Ariz. – Tuesday night in Yuma, the 15th ranked Arizona Western men’s soccer team experienced a first in the 2017 season: a loss. The Mats (3-1-2 overall, 3-1-2 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) fell to Scottsdale 2-1.

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