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.
Pagan was solid throughout the Mats 82-79 win over the Cougars, but her 9 point first quarter and 14 points in the second half coincided with big Matador runs on the way to the first win of 2020.
It was her fouth consecutive double-double and fifth of the season while also marking career highs in both points and rebounds.
The freshman post is curently averaging 8.9 points per game on the year to go with 8.1 rebounds per game. Pagan currently ranks third in the conference for both defensive rebounds and total rebounds, fifth in rebounds per game, and sixth in offensive rebounds.
Pagan and the Matadors are back in action Wednesday night for a road test at Phoenix College.