|Hometown||Colorado Springs, Colo.|
|Prev. School||Doherty HS|
|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| Season GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2005-06 27-15 622 23.0 31-107 .290 16-76 .211 18-22 .818 4 56 60 2.2 64 3 57 56 6 19 96 3.6 2004-05 27-18 624 23.1 54-158 .342 32-97 .330 22-30 .733 13 46 59 2.2 52 1 40 49 4 18 162 6.0
2005-06: Played in 27 games and started in 15 ... Was second on the team in assists with 2.11 per game ... Was third on the team in blocks with 0.22 per game and defensive rebounds with 2.07 per game ... Averaged three 3.6 points per game and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Had a season high 12 points against Neraska-Kearney on Jan. 14 ... Had a career high four steals against Grand Canyon on Nov. 5.
2004-05: Saw action in 27 games as a freshman averaging 6.0 points and 2.2 rebounds per game ... Had a career high 18 points and a career high three steals against New Mexico Highlands on Jan 25 ... Had a career high five rebounds, 11 points, and three assists against Colorado College on Feb 4.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Before UCCS: Was named Colorado Springs Metro League Player of the Year in 2004 ... Named first team All-Area ... Led Doherty High School to the Final 4 in 2003.
Personal: Plans to major in Business ... Enjoys golfing ... Has two brothers, Chad and JJ ... Parents are Mary and Ken Cordova.
Stories featuring Matt Cordova
|February 23, 2006||Hannaway sets scoring record in loss||Patrick Hannaway set a new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record for points in a season but that wasn't enough to prevent to Mesa State Mavericks from defeating the Mountain Lions 68-56 Thursday night at Grand Junction.|
|February 3, 2006||UCCS suffers pointless loss||DURANGO- It all seemed so, well, pointless.|
|January 14, 2006||Slow start sinks UCCS||Patrick Hannaway had 22 points but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to overcome a slow start in a 94-76 loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday at Kearney, Neb.|
|January 11, 2006||Mountain Lions get Kirkham win No. 300||Stephen Kirkham's 300th collegiate basketball victory came in a game he never wanted to coach in the first place.|
|December 28, 2005||Good performance not enough against Division I CSU||Well, that's enough of that - at least for now.|
|December 17, 2005||UCCS can't stay with fully-funded Metro State||DENVER- The Metro State Roadrunners outshot the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 58.5 percent to 34.6 percent as the mountain Lions were defeated 82-50 Saturday night at the Nest.|
|November 30, 2005||Grand Canyon completes season sweep||The Mountain Lions started out playing a basketball game Wednesday night but ended up letting themselves get into a track meet.|
|November 13, 2005||Men's basketball preview||Never have meaningless exhibition games been more meaningful to a basketball program. At least that's what the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is hoping.|
|November 12, 2005||UCCS impressive, but drops final exhibition||Patrick Hannaway took the inbounds pass with four seconds remaining. He went left to avoid one Denver defender, then sprinted right, across the midcourt stripe, to elude another pursuing guard. He deked 6-foot-11 center Yemi Nicholson then set himself to fire the tying 3-pointer against the Division I Pioneers.|
|February 25, 2005||Mountain Lions end school-record losing streak||Torrey Phillips hit a 3-pointer with 18.4 seconds remaining to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team snap its school-record 26-game losing streak with a 69-68 victory over the Western State Mountaineers Friday night.|
|February 8, 2005||Highlands big man too much for Lions||Matt Howell scored 27 points and grabbed 18 rebounds as the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys won their sixth straight game, 107-77 over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions Tuesday afternoon at the Lions' Den.|
|February 5, 2005||Down to eight players, UCCS falls to Fort Lewis||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball bench has become one of the most crowded places on campus.|
|February 3, 2005||Hull, rebounding lift Adams State||COLORADO SPRINGS- David Hull scored 27 points as the Adams State Grizzlies defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 89-69 Thursday night at the Lions' Den.|
|February 1, 2005||Lions lose heartbreaker||In the end, even a clutch shot, multiple career highs and a 36-minute lead were not enough to earn the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team it first win of the season.|
|January 29, 2005||Pueblo trio sinks Mountain Lions||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team came into Saturday night's game against the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves with a clear defensive objective - don't let Matt Brooks, Brian Vecchio or Mario Chavez beat them.|
|January 25, 2005||Mountain Lions can't hold lead||Freshman Matt Cordova scored a career-high 18 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs built its largest lead of the season but was unable to sustain it in an 80-73 loss to the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys Tuesday night at Las Vegas, N.M.|
|January 22, 2005||Hammond protests loss No. 14||Dan Deveau had 27 points and 13 rebounds, both career highs, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs remained winless with a 79-75 loss to Western State Saturday night at Gunnison, Colo.|
|January 21, 2005||Career highs can't prevent loss No. 14||Jim Pecic had a career-high 28 points and Dan Deveau pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell to 0-14 with a 96-81 loss to the Mesa State Mavericks Friday night at Grand Junction.|
|December 29, 2004||Mountain Lions fall to 0-10||Four University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players posted career highs in scoring, but the depleted Mountain Lions fell to 0-10 on the season with a 96-78 loss to the Colorado Christian Cougars in a nonconference matchup of Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rivals Wednesday night at the Lions' Den.|
|November 7, 2004||Men's basketball season preview||If the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's basketball team were a part of the Chinese lunar calendar, 2004-05 would be the year of the question mark.|