Tennis

Aztecs hit an ace at regionals and qualify for nationals

May 3, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON Men’s and Women’s tennis competed in the Region I championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Both teams competed and brought home some hardware and qualified for the NJCAA Division I tournament in Waco, TX on May 6-11. Women’s  April 24: Day One  On day one of the […]

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Women’s undefeated at home after regular season ends

April 12, 2018

By: Armando Harmon Women’s   The women’s tennis team continue their hot streak as they wrap up season and prep for the regional tournament. With only one lose against Eastern Arizona, Pima intends to seek revenge at the end of the month.   April 10: PCC 9, Paradise Valley 0   The Aztecs (7-1) close […]

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Women’s team remains undefeated this season

March 29, 2018

By: Armando Harmon Women’s  March 20: PCC 9, Glendale Community College 0   The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (3-0) earned a shutout win at Glendale Community College. The Aztecs blanked the Gauchos 9-0 to remain undefeated in the regular season and in ACCAC conference play. Sophomore Emma defeated Erin Sye in her No. […]

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Aztec Tennis

March 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON Men’s With the first official match of the season, the Aztecs fell in a tough battle against their rival, Mesa Community College. The Pima Community College men’s tennis team kicked off its regular season against the No. 9-ranked Mesa Community College. The Aztecs fell 8-1. Freshmen Tomothy Ou was the only victor […]

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Aztecs are in full swing for their first match

February 21, 2018

Story and photos by  Armando Harmon The men’s and women’s tennis team for Pima Community College get their first taste of competition this season. On Feb. 17 the Aztecs were part of a variety of tennis matches between Eastern Arizona College and older tennis enthusiast. The matches were supposed to start at 8 a.m. but […]

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Aztecs look to serve down the line

February 8, 2018

by  ARMANDO HARMON Last season, the women’s tennis team took an early exit from the NJCAA Division I National Team Tournament. With only six freshmen last year, the Aztecs took fourth in regionals. For the men’s team, this year will be different because there is only one returning player back to finish what he started. […]

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TENNIS: Avalos and Ton win NJCAA Region I Doubles championship title

May 4, 2017

BY NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both took part in the Region I tournament, but only one group came out on top. NJCAA Region I Tournament   WOMEN The women’s team reached the semifinals of postseason play for the Region I tournament. However, both the team and individual players […]

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TENNIS: Avalos and Ton take the doubles title

April 20, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After both of Pima Community College teams closed out regular season play, they then went to play in the regional tournament at the Paseo Rcquet Center in Glendale. MEN’S TEAM April 6: PCC 9, Glendale CC 0 In the final regular season home match, the men’s tennis team (4-3, 3-3 ACCAC) dominated its […]

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TENNIS: Esquer still building program

April 6, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO With the Pima Community College tennis squads completing the first half of their season, head coach Ian Esquer will gear up his teams for the NJCAA Region I Tournament at Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale, Arizona. “For the amount of time we have been practicing, they’ve done a good job of stepping up to the plate and competing against all kinds of […]

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TENNIS: Aztecs struggle in early season conference

March 23, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After a series of scrimmages, the Pima Community College tennis teams played conference meets against Mesa and Glendale to start their season. “The team adapts really well to play styles they have never seen before,” head coach Ian Esquer said. WOMEN’S TEAM March 9: PCC 0, Mesa CC 9 In their third […]

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New coach surprises at preseason tourney

March 2, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO After a sweep against Imperial College, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s teams played in a preseason tournament in Mesa. “It went really well,” head coach Ian Esquer said. Other schools such as Eastern Arizona and Arizona Christian University weren’t expecting the new coach and his team to get as far […]

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TENNIS: Team’s sweep openers

February 16, 2017

By: Nicholas Trujillo With a new coach at the helm for both Pima Community College tennis teams, Ian Esquer starts off his season 1-0, for the men’s and women’s teams. MEN’S Feb. 4: PCC 9, Imperial Valley 0 The men’s team earned a 9-0 sweep against Imperial Valley College. Fresman Francisco Sotelo swept his No. […]

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TENNIS: Ticket to nationals guaranteed for women’s team

February 2, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Going to the ACCAC nationals will be as easy as showing up, for the women’s tennis team. “The girls are excited because they’re going to play nationals for sure,” head coach Ian Esquer said. The same can’t be said for the men’s team, as it will have to qualify in the top […]

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Men’s season comes to a close with loss

May 5, 2016

By D.R. WILLIAMS The Aztecs finished their season with a final record of 4-7 (2-4 in ACCAC) after losing in the first day of Region I Championships in singles and doubles. Freshman Marc Avalos lost his No. 1 singles match in a tough three-setter 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Freshman Dalton Reisig went down 6-1, 6-1 at […]

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Nationals await women’s team May 7-13

May 5, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team closed out the Region I Championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale on April 20. “I’m very proud of our runner-up finish at regionals this year,” head coach Gretchen Schantz said. The Aztecs advanced to eight of nine championship matches and finished in second […]

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