New Mexico Lobo’s Men’s Basketball Announce the signing of Matt Vail (Navajo) out of Grants, NM

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Head Lobo men’s basketball coach Paul Weir announces the addition of Matt Vail, a Navajo native from Grants, New Mexico.

“Matt fits the mold of players we’ve been adding to the roster who can shoot from 3 and play in a fast paced game,” said Weir. “We are excited to not only add a player of this profile but an in-state young man as well.”

The six-foot guard graduated in May from Grants High School, where he set a record for most points ever scored by a Pirate. He averaged 25.0 points per game, 5.0 assists per game, 5.0 rebounds per game and 4.5 steals per game.

In Vail’s time as a Pirate under head coach Joseph Sanchez, he earned many accolades, including District Player of the Year, First Team All-State, Second Team All-State, Academic All-District, First Team All-District and was the MVP for the New Mexico versus Arizona matchup. He spent the summers playing for the Bairstow Boomer’s and New Mexico select.




1 Comment on New Mexico Lobo’s Men’s Basketball Announce the signing of Matt Vail (Navajo) out of Grants, NM

  1. wmartine33@gmail.com' Willard Martine // August 13, 2017 at 7:52 pm // Reply

    Awesome I went to ENMU with his dad back in the day. Congrats to Matt

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