YUMA, Ariz. – Spread the word! Summer is nearly over, and that means soccer season is coming soon. For the Arizona Western men’s soccer team, that means the annual alumni game is right around the corner. On Saturday, August 19, this year’s Matadors will take on their alumni in an exhibition at 7:00 pm.
Any and all men’s soccer alumni are welcome to play in the exhibition! The match provides a great preview of this year’s team at the AWC Soccer Field. The exhibition is FREE and always showcases talented soccer.
The Mats open their season the following week on the road at Glendale on Tuesday, August 22. The team’s regular season home opener takes place on Saturday, August 26 at 7:00 pm against Chandler-Gilbert.
AWC made its ninth straight trip to the Region I Playoffs last season and advanced to the Region Semifinals. Check out the full schedule here, and follow Matador athletics on Twitter (@AWCMatadors) and Facebook for in-game updates and posts throughout the season.
Arizona Western College is one of the top community colleges in Arizona. The college boasts partnerships with all three state universities that include face-to-face classes in Yuma. AWC leads the state in enrollment growth over the past 10 years and handed out more than 2,300 certificates and degrees in 2016-17.