Matador Headlines

  • 09 Jan

    WBB: Mendoza's 23 Leads Mats by PC

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Down early, the Arizona Western Lady Matadors (9-7 overall, 4-4 ACCAC) overcame the Phoenix College Bears (5-11 overall, 5-3 ACCAC) thanks to the long ball and some, late hustle plays.

  • 08 Jan

    Pagan Snags ACCAC POTW Honors


    YUMA, Ariz---Freshman Forward Arianna Pagan snagged 17 rebounds in addition to a 25 point performance in the Arizona Western Lady Matador's win over South Mountain on Saturday, and brought in the ACCAC Division I Player of the Week Honors along with the lofty numbers.

  • 04 Jan

    MBB: Late 3's Tip SMCC Over Mats

    YUMA, Ariz. – A late three from a hot shooter upended the Arizona Western Matadors (11-4 overall, 5-2 ACCAC) 74-69 at the hands of the South Mountain Cougars (6-9 overall, 2-5 ACCAC) Saturday afternoon at The House.

    The Cougars jumped out in front of AWC behind the guard combination of Makael Rainbow and Kareem Clark.

    But the Matadors responded with ten points from both of Jalen Townsell and Cash Williams to lock the game at 31 heading into halftime.

  • 04 Jan

    WBB: Late Stop Preserves Big Win over SMCC


    YUMA, Ariz. – A late stop preserved a career-high from Freshman Forward Arianna Pagan as the Arizona Western Lady Matadors (8-7 overall, 3-4 ACCAC) held off the South Mountain Cougars (5-6 overall, 3-4 ACCAC) 82-79 Saturday afternoon at The House.


  • 19 Dec

    Mats Excel In and Out of Class

    YUMA, Ariz. – The fall semester proved to be just as successful in the classroom for Matador Athletics as it was on the field, as 134 student-athletes averaged a 3.295 GPA in the fall with 61 Matadors landing on the Dean’s List.


    All seven Matador teams posted cumulative GPA’s over 3.0 with Matador Volleyball leading the pack with a cumulative 3.6 GPA while reaching the Region I Final.


  • 16 Dec

    Matadors to Host Holiday Camp

    Camp Brochure

    Come out and enjoy two days of fun with the Arizona Western Matadors Basketball staff during the 2020 Holiday Basketball Camp!

    Campers will enjoy learning the fundamentals to the game including footwork, ball handling, shooting form, defense and rebounding while being taught by the Matadors Staff.

  • 12 Dec

    MSOC: Coaches Name Matadors as Best in Region

    United Soccer Coaches All Region Teams

    YUMA, Ariz---Nearly a month after the end of a remarkable season, the awards keep rolling in for Matador Soccer.

    The United Soccer Coaches named four Matadors to All Region Teams, the association announced Thursday.

  • 11 Dec

    MBB: Mats Wrestle Away Win From Coyotes

    YUMA, Ariz---A late alley-oop provided the flashy difference in a game that the Arizona Western Matadors (11-3 overall, 5-1 ACCAC) had to wrestle away a 51-48 decision from the winless Chandler-Gilbert Coyotes (5-7 overall, 0-6 ACCAC) to conclude the semester Wednesday night at The House.

    Jalen Townsell's slammed in Daniel Kiely's lob to extend the Matador's lead to four, while putting them over 50 points with just 54 seconds remaining.

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