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Daniela Jimenez honored as ACCAC DI Offensive Player of the Week

Volleyball | 08/30/2022

YUMA, Ariz. - Arizona Western Lady Matadors volleyball player Daniela Jimenez was named ACCAC DI Offensive Player of the Week.

The sophomore right-side hitter recorded 33 kills over the weekend while putting together her first career double-double by notching 11 digs and 18 kills in a 3-2 win in the season opener over Garden City. 

Jimenez finished the weekend with 15 kills and a pair of blocks as the Lady Matadors came from behind to beat Southern Nevada 3-2 on Saturday.

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Natalia Slazynska named ACCAC DI Defensive Player of the Week

Volleyball | 08/30/2022

YUMA, Ariz. - Arizona Western Lady Matadors' volleyball player Natalia Slazynska was named ACCAC DI Defensive Player of the Week for the week of August 21-27 after helping the Lady Matadors open the season with a pair of wins.

The sophomore setter finished the weekend with 21 digs, recording a season-best 11 digs in a 3-2 win over Southern Nevada on Saturday afternoon. 

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Sunday's men's soccer game vs Laramie County moved to 10:00 am

Men's Soccer | 08/30/2022

YUMA, Ariz. – Due to forecasted temperatures, Sunday's men's soccer game time against Laramie County has been changed to 10:00 am at Matador Soccer Field.

The Matadors' will host Laramie County Community College in a battle of two national tournament teams from a year ago. The Matadors will enter play ranked as the No. 10 team in the latest NJCAA DI Men's Soccer poll while the Golden Eagles are currently receiving votes.

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Lady Matadors' volleyball battle back to beat Coyotes 3-2

Volleyball | 08/27/2022

YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western Matadors (2-0) battled back from a 2-0 deficit to knock off Southern Nevada 3-2 on Saturday afternoon at the House Gymnasium.

Makayla Fonoimoana, Amanda Juliao, and Daniela Jimenez each had 15 kills as the Lady Matadors rebounded to come back and win the final three sets to start the season with back-to-back wins.

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Martinez scores five goals in 17-1 win over CSN

Women's Soccer | 08/27/2022

YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western Lady Matadors (1-0) opened their season by scoring 17 goals, five of them from Ashley Martinez, in a 17-1 win over Southern Nevada (0-4) on Saturday night at Matador Soccer Field.

The Matadors had some early chances as Cianna Thomas had a shot stopped at the doorstep in the third minute before Wendy Jimenez broke through in the 7th minute, finishing off a feed from Thomas, beating the keeper at the far post.

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