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SOCCER: ACCAC recognizes PCC players and coach

SOCCER: ACCAC recognizes PCC players and coach

by AUDRIE FORD Women’s Soccer: Pima Community College women’s soccer team (17-1-2, 17-1-2 in ACCAC) secured the number 1 seed for the Region I, Division I tournament after defeating Glendale Community College 5-0, on Oct. 24. This game also marked the Aztec’s twelfth shutout of the season. In the game against Glendale, freshman Destiny Jones […]

Sports Profile: Willy Villaman strikes like lightning

Sports Profile: Willy Villaman strikes like lightning

By MICHAEL ROMERO Freshman forward for Pima Community College’s Aztecs men’s soccer team Willy Villaman, 18, is just as focused on business management in class as he is ball management on the pitch. In the very first game of his college career on Sept. 3 he scored the first two goals for his team in […]

Soccer star kicking into university gear

Soccer star kicking into university gear

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 […]

Ex-PCC soccer star goes pro

Ex-PCC soccer star goes pro

By NICK MEYERS Former Pima Community College soccer player Minh Vu has signed with his first professional team, joining the United Soccer League’s Rochester Rhinos in New York. Vu played at PCC from 2009-2010. He was an All-American both years before transferring to Penn State University, where he was named Big Ten Tournament Offensive MVP […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall in playoffs, season ends

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall in playoffs, season ends

By STEVE CHOICE  The Pima Community College men’s soccer team fell 5-2 in an NJCAA Region 1 semifinal match at Yavapai College on Oct. 25, ending their season. The defeat put the Aztecs’ final mark at 13-7-2. Sophomore midfielder Michael Bonda got Pima on the board in the 44th minute, with an assist from sophomore Yahya […]

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Aztecs primed for playoff push

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs primed for playoff push

By STEVE CHOICE The Pima Community College women’s soccer team had its three-game winning streak snapped at home against Paradise Valley Community College on Oct. 9, falling 8-1. Despite the resounding defeat, the Aztecs (9-6) are sitting in good position to qualify for the postseason, according to sophomore goalkeeper Erika Heredia. “I think we’re definitely […]

MEN'S SOCCER: Aztecs getting defensive with opponents

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs getting defensive with opponents

By STEVE CHOICE Though the Pima Community College men’s soccer team hasn’t put together long winning streaks this season, its defense has consistently shut down opposing teams. The Aztecs sit at 5-4-2 on the year after a 2-1 overtime loss to Glendale Community College on Sept. 25. In those 11 matches, PCC has surrendered a […]

Women's soccer team on a roll despite first loss

Women’s soccer team on a roll despite first loss

By STEVE CHOICE  Although it stumbled against Paradise Valley Community College on Sept. 11, the Pima Community College women’s soccer team has started this fall’s campaign strong. Pima’s 2011 squad had a good year, going 11-7-1 and qualifying for the postseason. The current team is off to a good start as well, with a 5-1 […]

Soccer injuries don’t keep Kane down

Soccer injuries don’t keep Kane down

By MIKI JENNINGS Pima Community College sophomore Yahya Kane came to Tucson from the African nation of Mauritania in 2009. He started taking classes at PCC, and later joined the college’s soccer squad. “I started in 2010, because when I came I didn’t know that they had a soccer team,” he said. Now the liberal […]

Sports Shorts

Sports Shorts

By JAMES SARGENT aztecpress@pima.edu Women’s soccer players honored Three Pima Community College women’s soccer team members were recognized for the efforts they gave in the 2010 season. Sophomore Tamra James earned All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference first team and All-Region 1 first team honors. The veteranforward led the team with 21 points as she scored […]

Men’s soccer gets historic win but loses final

Men’s soccer gets historic win but loses final

By JAMES KELLEY aztecpress@pima.edu The Pima Community College men’s soccer team has earned an epic win in the playoffs but lost the Regional championship and thus their season ended. Top-seeded and No. 6 Arizona Western College beat the No. 14 and third-seeded Aztecs (17-6) 2-0 on Oct. 30 in Yuma in the National Junior College […]

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men’s soccer loses championship game

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men’s soccer loses championship game

By James Kelley Photo by Ed Adams The Pima Community College men’s soccer team’s bid for Nationals ended at top-seeded Arizona Western College on Oct. 30. The No. 12 Aztecs lost 2-0 to No. 9 Western in Yuma in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 Tournament Final. Western, the top seed in the […]

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men's soccer heads to championship after historic win

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Men’s soccer heads to championship after historic win

Story and Video by James Kelley Photo by Ed Adams On Wednesday night, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team scored a win for the ages. The third-seeded Aztecs (17-5) upset the second-seeded and No. 10 ranked Yavapai College 4-1 in the semifinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 Tournament at Yavapai. […]

Women's soccer knocked out of playoffs in first round

Women’s soccer knocked out of playoffs in first round

By JAMES SARGENT Photos by Ed Adams aztecpress@pima.edu The Pima Community College women’s soccer season came to an end Oct. 26 with a 4-1 loss to Chandler-Gilbert Community College on the playoffs’ first day. Third-seeded Chandler-Gilbert beat sixth-seeded Pima in Chandler in the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 tournament. “The […]

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Women’s soccer bounced from playoffs in first round

ONLINE EXTRA: PLAYOFF UPDATE: Women’s soccer bounced from playoffs in first round

By James Sargent Photo by Ed Adams The Pima Community College women’s soccer season came to an end Oct. 26 with a 4-1 loss to Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Third-seeded Chandler-Gilbert beat sixth-seeded Pima in Chandler in the quarterfinals of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 1 tournament. “The score doesn’t affect how well we […]