Tennis

TENNIS: Aztecs place 13th, Schantz wins national award

May 6, 2013

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis squad finished the five-day NJCAA national tournament in 13th place on May 9. The Aztecs had 18 points, just ahead of St. Petersburg College (Fla.). It was the most points Pima has scored at nationals since moving up to Division I in 2004, and also its highest team finish […]

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TENNIS: Aztecs taking their show to Broadway

May 1, 2013

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis team won’t need an atlas or a GPS device to get to this year’s NJCAA national tournament venue. The 11th-ranked Aztecs will enjoy home-court advantage when the best in the nation throw down on May 5-10 at the Reffkin Tennis Center. The facility is located at […]

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TENNIS: Women qualify for nationals, men’s season ends

April 18, 2013

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis team came in second at the NJCAA Region 1 Championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale on April 15-16, punching its ticket to the national tournament in the process. PCC totaled 20 points, three fewer than top finisher Eastern Arizona College. “We had a great […]

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TENNIS: Pierson’s streak at 12, men fall to Mesa

April 4, 2013

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (12-4, 5-2 ACCAC) dominated Mesa Community College at the Tucson Racquet Club on April 2, winning 8-1. Sophomore Vivian Pierson continued her stellar season for the seventh-ranked Aztecs, winning her 12th consecutive match at No. 6 singles. “I’m excited about it; it feels really good,” […]

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TENNIS: Men fall to Scottsdale, women defeat Glendale

March 21, 2013

 By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s tennis team dominated Glendale Community College on March 26. The Aztecs (11-4, 4-2 ACCAC) shut out Glendale 9-0 on the road, and sophomore Vivian Pierson continued her 11-match win streak with a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 6 singles. On March 21, PCC faced Eastern Arizona College, a squad […]

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TENNIS: Men drop close one, women go undefeated in California

March 7, 2013

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College men’s tennis team (2-3, 1-2 ACCAC) fell 5-4 to Mesa Community College on March 5 at West Campus. Sophomore Joe Owen fell to Ryan Huss at No. 1 singles 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, clinching the team match for Mesa. Singles winners for Pima included sophomores Dylan Vo and David […]

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GOLF: Women second in Mesa, men fifth

March 7, 2013

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. […]

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TENNIS: Pima netters swing into action

February 7, 2013

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 […]

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

May 15, 2012

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 […]

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

May 3, 2012

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 […]

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TENNIS: Men end season

April 5, 2012

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 […]

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Men move up in ACCAC ranks

March 22, 2012

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 […]

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Aztec women serve up some wins, 9-3 overall

March 22, 2012

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 […]

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

March 8, 2012

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 […]

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Tennis: Aztec women lead the pack with 6-2

March 8, 2012

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 […]

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