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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 […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Edwards named All-American, women's tennis squad volunteers

SPORTS BRIEFS: Edwards named All-American, women’s tennis squad volunteers

Edwards named All-American Pima Community College sophomore basketball player A’jha Edwards was named a first-team NJCAA All-American on April 5. She averaged 13.7 points per game and 14.0 rebounds per contest this year. “I was really excited about the news,” the 6-foot-5 center from Sierra Vista said. “It’s a great way to finish out my […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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,” […]

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 […]