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MEN'S TENNIS: Aztecs ready for rebound season

MEN’S TENNIS: Aztecs ready for rebound season

By D.R. WILLIAMS The men’s tennis team was swept by Mesa Community College, losing by a score of 9-0 in their conference opener. Freshman Marc Avalos lost his No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-0. Freshman Dalton Reisig dropped his No. 2 match 6-0, 6-0. Together Avalos and Reisig lost their No. 1 doubles match 8-0. […]

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Pima Aztecs storm back to the court

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Pima Aztecs storm back to the court

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (3-2, 1-1 in ACCAC) fell in an ACCAC conference match against No. 6 Mesa Community College on March 1 at the Tucson Racquet Club where the No. 19 ranked Aztecs were shut out 9-0. Freshmen Kelsey Brown and Samantha Ruth fell 8-6 in their No. […]

WOMEN'S TENNIS: PCC rebounds from loss heading into conference play

WOMEN’S TENNIS: PCC rebounds from loss heading into conference play

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (2-1) won a non-conference match on Feb. 21 against a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics school. The No. 19 ranked Aztecs defeated Hastings College of Nebraska 7-2 at Mesa Community College. Pima won two of its doubles matches and earned the victory with five of […]

MEN'S TENNIS: Team completes comeback for win

MEN’S TENNIS: Team completes comeback for win

By D.R. WILLIAMS Men’s tennis was back in the swing of things on Feb. 6 at Pima’s West Campus as the Aztecs fought back from an early deficit to win the day against a California team, Imperial Valley College. Sophomore Jesus Lopez and freshman Curtis Jeffery secured the team’s first victory at No. 3 doubles […]

WOMENS TENNIS: Aztecs dominate Imperial Valley

WOMENS TENNIS: Aztecs dominate Imperial Valley

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team dominated singles and doubles play during its first match of the 2016 season. The Aztecs shut out Imperial Valley College (California) 9-0 at the West Campus on Feb. 6. Freshman Samantha Ruth played at No. 2 singles and won her match 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Ema Hernandez […]

Court is in session for  men’s tennis

Court is in session for men’s tennis

By MICKEY RAY LAMB After falling to conference rival Glendale Community College in the 2015 Regional Championship, Pima Community College men’s tennis head coach Brian Ramirez is looking to build off the successes and learn from the disappointments of the previous season. Pima comes into the 2016 season with an entirely new roster of freshman: […]

TENNIS: Making tennis a fashion

TENNIS: Making tennis a fashion

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Freshman Jahnessa Mackey came to Pima Community College from Amphitheater High School for one reason, to play tennis. Thanks to head coach Gretchen Schantz, she now plays for the women’s team. “That’s what actually brought me, is tennis,” Mackey said. “I went to talk to the coach one day, just to […]

TENNIS: Pima tennis wins championship

TENNIS: Pima tennis wins championship

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Men’s Tennis Pima Community College’s Men’s Tennis (2-6, 0-6 in ACCAC) finished its season in Glendale at the Regional I tournament. In the first day of the Regional I tournament on April 21, Pima was only able to advance two players to the second day of matches. Sophomores Josh Henkel and […]

Mackey undefeated in singles

Mackey undefeated in singles

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III WOMEN’S TENNIS Pima Community College women’s tennis team (9-8, 6-2 in ACCAC) finished up the regular season on a strong note. Pima won its last five out of six games going into regionals, putting them over .500 overall for the season and four games over .500 in conference play. Pima’s late […]

Tennis: Men struggle, women hold tight

Tennis: Men struggle, women hold tight

By ALFRED DICHOCHEA III Men’s tennis: Pima Community College men’s tennis team (2-4, 0-4 in ACCAC) is coming off a rough part of the season, having lost every conference match and losing four out six in regular play. Pima traveled up to Mesa to face off against a familiar foe in Mesa Community College on […]

Tennis: Women improve, men need wins

Tennis: Women improve, men need wins

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima tennis is looking to get back on track after a few losses and long break from play for both teams. Women’s tennis: The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (4-7, 2-1 in ACCAC) look to improve as they get over .500 in coference. The Aztecs after a tough loss in […]

TENNIS: Rough starts plague men’s, women’s teams

TENNIS: Rough starts plague men’s, women’s teams

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima Community College women’s tennis team’s woes continue to grow after tough losses to Ohio Northern University and Eastern Arizona College. The team is 2-6, 1-1 in ACCAC so far this season. Even with the below .500 record, head coach Gretchen Schantz isn’t worried. “We are ranked 15th in the country, […]

TENNIS: Women’s team struggles in Texas match

TENNIS: Women’s team struggles in Texas match

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima Community College Women’s Tennis team (1-4) found out the hard way that things are bigger in Texas, as Pima went down to Plano for the Texas Tournament on Feb 13 and 14. Pima had played four matches total all against ranked teams. Pima would go on to lose all four […]

Pima tennis serves up shutout

Pima tennis serves up shutout

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Men’s Tennis The Pima Community College (1-0) is bringing in a veteran men’s team into 2015, as everyone is returning from their 26th place performance at last year’s national tournament. Pima is looking to upstage last year’s performance as experience will be a key. One of the returning players, sophomore Richard […]

TENNIS: Men’s team finishes 26th at nationals

TENNIS: Men’s team finishes 26th at nationals

BY ZACH ARMENTA The Pima Community College men’s tennis team finished 26th of 27 teams at the NJCAA Division 1 Men’s National Tennis Championships in Plano, Texas. “I would say the season was a success on multiple levels,” head coach Brian Ramirez said. “We advanced to the national championships, everyone has done well in school, […]