Pima Soccer

Soccer star kicking into university gear

April 24, 2014

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Sophomore Gisel Duarte has a lot to smile about these days. The former Pima Community College women’s soccer star will be continuing her playing career at the University of the Southwest in Hobbs, N.M. Last season Duarte had six goals and three assists in 20 games for the Aztecs. Her shining moment […]

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Medina earns All-American honor

December 12, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ  The Pima Community College men’s soccer team can add one more honor to its list of accomplishments. Sophomore midfielder-forward Alexis Medina was selected Third Team All-American for the 2013 season. Medina was one of the Aztecs leading scorers. He earned 26 points and scored 10 goals. Head coach David Cosgrove was extremely […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends with playoff loss to Yavapai

November 14, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost to Yavapai 3-2 in the semifinals of the Region I playoffs on Oct. 30. It was the same story as the two previous times that Pima played Yavapai this year. Yavapai went up early and Pima fought back, but fell short. Pima controlled the game throughout but […]

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WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima falls to Chandler-Gilbert

November 3, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College women’s soccer team lost to Chandler-Gilbert Community College 1-0 in the Region I Semifinal playoffs on Oct. 31. The Aztecs had chances throughout the game but were unable to capitalize on any scoring opportunities. The game was scoreless at the half. Chandler-Gilbert’s lone goal came in the 59th minute of […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall to Yavapai in playoffs

November 3, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost to Yavapai 3-2 in the semifinals of the Region I playoffs on Oct. 30. It was the same story as the two previous times that Pima played Yavapai this year. Yavapai went up early and Pima fought back, but fell short. Pima controlled the game throughout but […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs advance in playoffs with win over Mesa

October 31, 2013

BY JAIME HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team defeated Mesa Community College 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs on Oct. 28. Pima freshman Arturo Vega scored the game’s first goal in the 37th minute. Freshman Luis Valenzuela tacked on another one in the 65th minute. “This is something we’ve work for […]

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Hall of Fame awaits men’s soccer coach

October 17, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ Soccer has been a part of Dave Cosgrove’s life for 43 years. The Tucson native, who now serves as the Pima Community College men’s soccer coach, was introduced to the game at a young age. “I think they had just discovered fire when I learned how to play the game,” Cosgrove jokes. […]

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Inexperience starting to show

September 19, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ After a hot start to the season, the men’s soccer team is coming back down to earth. The Aztecs opened the season 5-1, but have dropped their last two games. They failed to score a goal in either game. Pima fell to Arizona Western College 3-0 on Sept. 14. AWC got on […]

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WOMEN’S SOCCER: Veterans lead youthful squad

September 5, 2013

By DIEGO LOZANO III With the majority of Pima Community College women’s soccer team entering as newcomers, coach Kendra Veliz will look to her returning core of sophomores to guide the young squad through new waters. “We have eight returners and they’re pretty good ladies, I’ll say,” a smiling Veliz said. Working 10-plus freshmen into the […]

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MEN’S SOCCER: Road warriors open home play Sept. 7

September 5, 2013

By JAIME HERNANDEZ It’s that time of year again. Fall sports are in full swing and men’s soccer head coach David Cosgrove has the Aztecs ready for another successful season. In the past 15 years, the men’s soccer team has compiled a 227-85-22 record with Cosgrove at the helm. The Aztecs have never had a […]

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