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Montaño named NJCAA All-American

Volleyball | 12/02/2021

YUMA, AZ - Arizona Western Matadors' volleyball player Anna Montaño was named NJCAA Volleyball Second-Team All-American on Wednesday. 

Montaño played in 25 matches for the Matadors and led the team with 266 kills, averaging 3.02 kills per set. The sophomore recorded 14 matches of 10+ kills this past season, tallying a season-high 19 in a 3-1 win over Wallace State Community College-Hanceville. 

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Volleyball falls to New Mexico Military in district final

Volleyball | 11/09/2021

YUMA, AZ - The Arizona Western Matadors (17-8) fell 3-0 to New Mexico Military Institute (30-4) in the Southest District B final in Roswell, N.M. on Tuesday evening.

The Matadors were swept in straight sets by the Broncos, losing the three sets, 25-16, 25-8, and 25-13 as New Mexico Military Institute secured a birth in the NJCAA DI Volleyball National Tournament. 

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Matadors win Region I Championship

Volleyball | 11/03/2021

YUMA, Arizona--- The Arizona Western College Matador Volleyball team (17-7 overall, 10-3 ACCAC) clinched the NJCAA Division I Region I Championship in 5 sets against Yavapai College (14-13 overall, 8-5 ACCAC) on Wednesday night at the House.

The Lady Mats will now be advancing to compete in the District Championship at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. The opponent and location for the match are still to be determined.  

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Matadors to face off against Roughriders at home for Region I Final

Volleyball | 10/30/2021

Two Volleyball players honored with conference and region recognitions

YUMA, Arizona--- The Arizona Western College Matador Volleyball team (16-7 overall, 10-3 ACCAC) will host an upcoming NJCAA Region I Playoff game versus Yavapai (14-12 overall, 8-5 ACCAC) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the House.

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Matadors struggle against Yavapai

Volleyball | 10/29/2021

PRESCOTT, Arizona--- The Arizona Western College Matador Volleyball team (16-7 overall, 10-3 ACCAC) lost in 4 sets to the Yavapai Roughriders (14-12 overall, 8-5 ACCAC) on Friday.

The Lady Mats fell in the first two sets (18-25, 13-25), came back to win a third (25-17), and just narrowly lost the fourth (21-25).

The team struggled with their hitters most of the night, but worked in five aces and passed consistently throughout the match.

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