Matador Headlines

  • 13 Feb

    WBB: Lady Mats Drop Nail-Bitter to Cougars

    YUMA, Ariz. –The Lady Matadors flustered the South Mountain Cougars, but couldn’t prevail in a 53-51 loss at The House Wednesday night.

    The Matadors forced 22 turnovers, including four in the first half but failed to cling to late leads while falling to 10-16 on the season and 8-10 in ACCAC play.

    The Mats had a 13-8 late in the first quarter but Kaylah Burrows hit a three and a layup to pull the game even before the close of the frame.

  • 13 Feb

    MBB: Matadors Hold Off Cougars 94-84

    YUMA, Ariz. – A thirteen point lead was whittled down to just three before the Arizona Western College Matadors pulled away in 94-84 win over South Mountain Wednesday at The House.

    The Matadors built the early lead on hot shooting from three, connecting on six of nine first half three-pointers. They added four more three’s in the second half, led by Alfonso Plummer’s 19 points while Cash Williams and Bryson Langdon added 16 and 14 points respectively.

  • 12 Feb

    BSB: Bats Go Cold against CGCC 'Pen

    CHANDLER, Ariz. –Despite grabbing an early lead, the Arizona Western College Matadors slipped behind the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Coyotes and could not overcome the bullpen in a 4-3 loss Tuesday night.

  • 12 Feb

    SB: Shutouts and Homers Provide DH Sweep of GateWay

    Phoenix, Ariz. – More big offensive innings, shutdown defensive innings, and a combined no-hitter highlighted the Matadors double-header road sweep of GateWay Community College on Tuesday.

    The Mats offense struck immediately and hardly let up while three Matador pitchers combined to hold GateWay to just one hit in ten innings and a pair of shutouts.

  • 09 Feb

    MBB: Mats Hot Shooting Tames Coyotes

    YUMA, Ariz. – Hot shooting and suffocating defense eased the Matadors back home to a 94-53 route of Chandler-Gilbert Saturday night.


    The Matadors hit 15 of their 30 three’s to continue to improve their conference best three-point percentage while forcing 24 Coyote turnovers in a retribution win over Chandler-Gilbert, recovering from a three-point loss to the Coyotes before Christmas.


  • 09 Feb

    WBB: Lady Mats Scorch Nets in Route of Coyotes


    YUMA, Ariz. – The Lady Matadors patent stifling defense in the first quarter paired with a consistent, hot-shooting offense parlayed into an 80-48 route of the Chandler-Gilbert Coyotes Saturday at The House.


    Harria Mendoza sparked the offense connecting on her first four three-pointers in the first half and Mar Ibern powered a big third quarter as the Lady Mats scored their largest victory of the season.


  • 09 Feb

    SB: Lady Mats Take Two From Yavapai

    YUMA, Ariz. – Two run home runs, two great starts, and two great wins for the Arizona Western Matadors swept the Yavapai RoughRiders 5-2 and 11-1 on Charlie Dine Field Saturday.


    The Matadors staked leads on the strength of three two-run homers from Danielle Burgos, Michelle Roldan, and Azalea Moore while riding strong pitching performances from Koryne Coddington and Sarah Velasquez.


  • 08 Feb

    BSB: Mats Take Series, Split Double-Header

    YUMA, Ariz. –The Matadors earned the series victory in game one of Friday’s double-header, but costly errors piled up forcing a split with the GateWay Geckos at Kammann Field.

    The Arizona Western Matadors (8-2) took the first two games of the series with 26 runs of offense, but six errors in the nightcap proved too much to overcome.

    In game one, Justin Greene sparked with 3-4 game while starter Chris Koeiman shutdown the Geckos in his four innings of work.

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