JJ Matijevic continues to pace the Arizona offense


Matijevic Grows Into Arizona’s Energizer

Golden Spikes Spotlight

When Jay Johnson took over as Arizona’s head coach in the summer of 2015, he was familiar with JJ Matijevic — who was a big-name prospect on the showcase circuit during his high school days. But Matijevic was coming off a rough freshman season during which he hit just .238, so Johnson wasn’t quite sure what to expect from him going forward.

“I’d heard a lot about him and his potential,” Johnson said. “But the first time I saw him swing the bat, I remember seeing the tools, the bat speed, the power, I remember thinking, ‘This guy’s[…]



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