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GOLF: Women second in Mesa, men fifth

GOLF: Women second in Mesa, men fifth

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College women’s golf team placed second at Mesa’s Dobson Ranch Golf Course in a tournament held on March 9-10. The Aztecs carded 697 as a team, while Mesa Community College took first with 641. Freshman Josie Trapnell medaled for the third straight tournament, coming in third with 163 strokes. […]

TENNIS: Pima netters swing into action

TENNIS: Pima netters swing into action

By STEVE CHOICE It’s time to break out the racquets and crack open a fresh canister of balls. After training all offseason, the Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams will finally kick off their respective campaigns. Women’s head coach Gretchen Schantz is feeling upbeat about this year’s squad as she begins her seventh […]

MEN'S TENNIS: Team at 23rd place at nationals

MEN’S TENNIS: Team at 23rd place at nationals

Compiled from PCC press releases The Pima Community College men’s tennis team didn’t have any players competing May 17 on the fourth day of the NJCAA National Tournament in Plano, Texas. In the standings, the Aztecs were in 23rd place with six points. The Aztecs provided some highlights in the tournament as Joe Owen and […]

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Aztecs finish national tournament in 16th place

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Aztecs finish national tournament in 16th place

Compiled from PCC press releases The Pima Community College women’s tennis team finished the NJCAA national tourament in 16th place with a final score of 11.5. The tournament concluded May 10 in Tyler, Texas. Tyler Junior College won the tournament with a score of 47. Pima highlights included individual wins over Collin County Community College, which  finished in […]

TENNIS: Men end season

TENNIS: Men end season

By KYLE WASSON  The Pima Community College men’s tennis team lost its last match of the regular season at the West Campus on April 3 to Mesa Community College 7-2, securing a second place finish for the Aztecs.  Victor Cabada fought back from 1-5 in the second set beating Tanner Hatch in the No. 4 […]

Men move up in ACCAC ranks

Men move up in ACCAC ranks

By KYLE WASSON The Pima men’s tennis team won two of the three doubles matches against Paradise Valley Community College on Tuesday, winning 6-3 in the conference matchup. Baldemar Audeves pulled from behind to take his No. 5 singles matchup 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, while teammate Dillian Vo beat Tayven Townsend, a premier player in the […]

Aztec women serve up some wins, 9-3 overall

Aztec women serve up some wins, 9-3 overall

By KYLE WASSON The Pima women’s tennis match against Paradise Valley Community College was canceled March 20 but has been rescheduled for April 10 at their home court of Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club. The Aztecs, 9-3 overall, are heading into two matches March 22 in Thatcher against Eastern Arizona at 10 a.m. and New […]

Tennis: One win at a time, men hang in at 4-4

Tennis: One win at a time, men hang in at 4-4

By KYLE WASSON The Pima men’s tennis team did win a singles match against Mesa Community College, but lost 8-1 on March 6 in Mesa. Dillian Vo won his No. 2 singles match over Shannon Nelson 6-3, 6-1. Victor Cabada lost a tough battle with Tanner Hatch at No. 4 singles 5-7, 7-5, 10-8. Brandon […]

Tennis: Aztec women lead the pack with 6-2

Tennis: Aztec women lead the pack with 6-2

By KYLE WASSON After seeing its winning streak snapped, the Pima women’s tennis team bounced back March 6 by dominating Mesa Community College. The Aztecs won 9-0 with another Helen Alteiri and Kelly Ponzio doubles win. Their undefeated streak continued with an 8-2 victory over Briana Prothero and Madison Porter. Ponzio fought hard in the […]

Aztecs blank Imperial Valley 9-0

Aztecs blank Imperial Valley 9-0

By KYLE WASSON The Pima Community College women’s tennis squad beat Imperial Valley College 9-0 when the Aztecs played their second match of the season Feb. 10 at Tucson Racquet Club. Imperial Valley totaled just six points in all sets. The win gave the Aztecs a 2-0 start for the season. “I’m impressed with how […]

Men’s tennis finishes 13th at Nationals

Men’s tennis finishes 13th at Nationals

By KYLE WASSON The Aztec men’s tennis team finished their season in 13th at the 2011 NJCAA National Tournament in Plano, Texas. On Feb. 2 the team hosts Western New Mexico University at the Tucson Racquet Club. No. 1 player, sophomore Alan Barrios will not be returning. Barrios was eliminated in his consolation bracket final […]

Women’s tennis preparing for tough schedule

Women’s tennis preparing for tough schedule

The women’s tennis team wrapped up the 2011 season with their best ever Division I finishing fifteenth. “We’ve got a pretty tough schedule ahead of us,” said head coach Gretchen Schantz. The team returns to their home court, Tucson Racquet Club, 4001 N. Country Club, on Feb. 2 against Western New Mexico University at 1p.m. […]

Summer recap: Aztec sports ranked no. 22 in the nation

Summer recap: Aztec sports ranked no. 22 in the nation

By MYLO ERICKSON Daniels photo by ED ADAMS Contreras photo by JAMES KELLEY Pima Community College stayed in the top 25 of the national ranking of athletic departments, but slipped a bit. In the 2010-11 rankings, PCC dropped six spots, to No. 22 from its all-time best No. 16 in 2009-10. The National Alliance of […]

PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men's tennis finishes 13th at Nationals

PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men’s tennis finishes 13th at Nationals

May 19 PCC press release Aztec Press photo by HANNAH McLEOD PLANO, TX – The Pima Community College men’s tennis team wrapped up play at the 2011 NJCAA National Tournament, Thursday afternoon, with a couple of consolation bracket wins and a 13th place team finish. #1 singles player, Alan Barrios (SO, Tucson, AZ, Amphitheater HS) […]

PLAYOFF UPDATE: Women's tennis earns their best ever division 1 finish at Nationals

PLAYOFF UPDATE: Women’s tennis earns their best ever division 1 finish at Nationals

May 13 PCC press release Aztec Press photos by Hannah McLeod TUCSON, AZ – The Pima Community College women’s tennis team wrapped up play at the 2011 NJCAA National Tournament with a 15th place showing at the Reffkin Tennis Center in Tucson. As a team the Aztecs accumulated 16.5 points which is their best total […]