Matador Headlines

  • 17 Apr

    Electric Sweep

    YUMA, Ariz. – Sean Roby mashed a walk-off homer in game one, and Chris Koeiman was almost unhittable in game two for the Arizona Western College baseball team on Tuesday afternoon. The Mats (37-13 overall, 21-9 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) topped Cochise College (34-16 overall, 19-11 ACCAC) 7-5 and 7-0 in a doubleheader in Yuma. The two teams were part of a three-way tie for second place in the conference entering the day. The wins also clinched a playoff spot for AWC.

  • 14 Apr

    Ride the Bats

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College softball team batted in 10 innings on Saturday afternoon, and they scored in nine of them. The Lady Mats (37-16 overall, 31-11 ACCAC) beat South Mountain (11-40 overall, 8-34 ACCAC) 11-0 in five innings and 11-3 in six innings to sweep the Cougars. The Lady Mats picked up 24 hits on the day.

  • 11 Apr

    Cheer Guru

    YUMA, Ariz. – Adrienne Noriega had exciting news for the Arizona Western College cheer team this week. She earned a spot with the Universal Cheer Association that hosts camps nationwide. Noriega is a part of the Arizona staff, and she will be teaching high school teams on technique and stunts.

  • 10 Apr

    Long Ball Split

    YUMA, Ariz. – Four home runs lifted the Arizona Western College baseball team (33-13 overall, 17-9 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) past Scottsdale (19-25 overall, 13-17 ACCAC) in game two on Tuesday afternoon in Yuma. The Mats won 10-0 behind a pair of homers by Sammy Hackl, a grand slam from Spencer Packard and a solo blast from Sean Roby along with a dominant performance on the mound by Chris Koeiman.

  • 07 Apr

    Split Decision

    YUMA, Ariz. – Seven runs proved to be just enough in game two for the Arizona Western College softball team on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Mats (35-14 overall, 29-9 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) saw a five run lead dwindle to one in the seventh inning, but they escaped with a 7-6 win after Allison Betty touched second for the third out against Phoenix College. The AWC win snapped a 13-game Phoenix (32-7 overall, 28-6 ACCAC) winning streak.

  • 05 Apr
    Korey Toomer and the Matador defense stack up the ballcarrier against New Mexico Military

    Toomer to 49ers

    YUMA, Ariz. – Former Arizona Western College linebacker Korey Toomer signed with the San Francisco 49ers yesterday on a one year deal. Toomer was a free agent after playing the last two seasons with the San Diego/Los Angeles Chargers, and he has spent time with five teams since being drafted in 2012 by the Seattle Seahawks.

  • 04 Apr

    No Freebies

    YUMA, Ariz. – Last week, Koryne Coddington notched two starts, two wins and two strong outings in the circle for the Arizona Western College softball team. Coddington was named the ACCAC Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season after posting a 1.105 ERA in her two starts.

  • 03 Apr

    Bounce Back

    YUMA, Ariz. – Two much-needed wins snapped a three-game losing streak for the Arizona Western College baseball team in Yuma on Tuesday afternoon. The Mats (30-12 overall, 14-8 Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) swept Phoenix (22-20 overall, 11-17 ACCAC) 4-1 and 13-3 (seven innings).

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