Matador Headlines

  • 08 May

    SB: Lady Mats Land 7 on Honor Roll

    YUMA, AZ---A historic regular season is hard to come by in a tradition rich program but the Lady Matadors' 49 wins and record-breaking offense were honored Monday when the ACCAC & Region I Coaches voted seven players onto All-Conference and All-Region Teams. On top of that, AWC Head Coach Nikki Bethurum was selected as the ACCAC Coach of the Year for 2019.

  • 08 May

    BSB: Mats Place 5 on All-Conference Squads

    YUMA, AZ---The Arizona Western College Matadors finished the 2019 season 20 games above .500, yet still missed the post-season by just a game. However, the contributions of the Mats' integral pieces were not overlooked by the conference nor the region as three Matadors earned first team All-ACCAC honors and two more landed on the second team. in the region, two garnered first-team recognition, while three placed on the second-team honor roll.

  • 04 May

    SB: Mats Grab 40th Conference Win

    YUMA, Ariz. –The Arizona Western College Lady Matadors secured their 40th conference win of the season with a 4-2 victory in the final regular season game in a double-header split with Glendale Community College Saturday afternoon on Charlie Dine Field.

    Glendale punched their ticket to the post-season with a 4-1 victory over the Lady Mats in game one.

  • 02 May

    SB: Lady Mats Sweep Scottsdale, Clinch Home Field

    YUMA, Ariz. –With an opportunity to clinch home-field advantage in the Region I playoffs, the Arizona Western College Matadors swept the Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes Thursday afternoon at Charlie Dine Field, earning the right to host the post-season tournament next weekend.

    Thursday’s play resumed with the Matadors leading the Artichokes 7-2 in the top of the third inning. Kannani Vizcarra entered as the teams picked up the game and ended the Artichokes’ half of the inning.

  • 30 Apr

    SB: Mats Split with Eastern

    YUMA, Ariz. –The Arizona Western College Matadors narrowly avoided their first set of consecutive losses this season and weathered a bevy of home runs from Eastern Arizona in a split Tuesday afternoon on Charlie Dine Field.

    The Gila Monsters used the long ball to win game one and push the Matadors in game two before the teams ended up splitting the double-header.

  • 27 Apr

    SB: Lady Mats Knock Down Coyotes

    CHANDLER, Ariz. –An offensive outburst and a nail-biting defensive struggle each went the way of the Lady Matadors as Arizona Western swept Chandler-Gilbert in their final road conference games of the 2019 regular season on Saturday.

    The Matadors erupted early against the Coyotes with a three-run first inning in game one. With two outs, Cassandra Valle’s two-run single scored two before she scored on Michelle Roldan’s RBI single capped the inning.

  • 27 Apr

    BSB: Mats End Year with Sweep of Scottsdale

    YUMA, Ariz. –The Arizona Western College Matadors swept the Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes Saturday afternoon in a double-header but did not get all the help they needed elsewhere to squeeze their way into the post-season.

    The Matadors came in to the afternoon knowing they needed to win twice and would also need other conference match-ups to fall in a particular fashion in order to advance.

  • 23 Apr

    BSB: Ponce's Relief Earns Split at Pima

    TUCSON, Ariz. –A lengthy opening win took 11 innings but a couple of late runs proved to be the difference in a split for the Arizona Western College Matador Baseball team against the Pima Aztecs Tuesday afternoon.

    The Matadors found themselves trailing for much of the first five innings to the Aztecs but made their comeback in the top of the sixth.

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