Volleyball | 11/03/2021

Matadors win Region I Championship

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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.  

After narrowly taking the first set of the night 25-23, the Matadors fell in the second set 22-25 to then come back in the third 25-22. After dropping the fourth set 16-25, the team secured the win in the fifth and final set 15-10.

Leading the team for the evening was Anny Montaño with 12 kills, Constanza Silva with five blocks, Tylor Iosua with 12 digs, and Natalia Ślażyńska with four service aces.

Setter Natalia Ślażyńska was also announced as the Region I MVP for the Matadors at the conclusion of Wednesday’s game.

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