Tennis

WOMENS TENNIS: Aztecs dominate Imperial Valley

February 11, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team dominated singles and doubles play during its first match of the 2016 season. The Aztecs shut out Imperial Valley College (California) 9-0 at the West Campus on Feb. 6. Freshman Samantha Ruth played at No. 2 singles and won her match 6-0, 6-0. Sophomore Ema Hernandez […]

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Mackey undefeated in singles

April 23, 2015

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III WOMEN’S TENNIS Pima Community College women’s tennis team (9-8, 6-2 in ACCAC) finished up the regular season on a strong note. Pima won its last five out of six games going into regionals, putting them over .500 overall for the season and four games over .500 in conference play. Pima’s late […]

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Tennis: Men struggle, women hold tight

April 9, 2015

By ALFRED DICHOCHEA III Men’s tennis: Pima Community College men’s tennis team (2-4, 0-4 in ACCAC) is coming off a rough part of the season, having lost every conference match and losing four out six in regular play. Pima traveled up to Mesa to face off against a familiar foe in Mesa Community College on […]

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Tennis: Women improve, men need wins

March 26, 2015

By ALFRED DICOCHEA III Pima tennis is looking to get back on track after a few losses and long break from play for both teams. Women’s tennis: The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (4-7, 2-1 in ACCAC) look to improve as they get over .500 in coference. The Aztecs after a tough loss in […]

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TENNIS: Women’s team struggles in Texas match

February 24, 2015

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 […]

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TENNIS: Men’s team finishes 26th at nationals

May 10, 2014

BY ZACH ARMENTA The Pima Community College men’s tennis team finished 26th of 27 teams at the NJCAA Division 1 Men’s National Tennis Championships in Plano, Texas. “I would say the season was a success on multiple levels,” head coach Brian Ramirez said. “We advanced to the national championships, everyone has done well in school, […]

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Soto brings mojo to tennis teammates

May 8, 2014

By ZACH AMENTA Pima Community College sophomore Brian Soto is an athlete, student and father. The Arizona native is 33 years old, making him the oldest player on the men’s tennis team, but his age doesn’t show when he competes. Soto is the father of three girls: 8-year-old Belani, 4-year-old Bella and 11-month-old Bryanna. Belani […]

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TENNIS: Teams competing at nationals

May 8, 2014

By ZACH AMENTA Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams booked tickets to the NJCAA national tournament after competing in the Region 1 tournament in Glendale April 22-23.   Women’s team in Texas   The women traveled to Tyler, Texas, to compete May 3-9 at the NJCAA Nationals Tournament. Sophomore Amy Beeston was awarded […]

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TENNIS: Teams finish regular season with confidence

April 24, 2014

By ZACH ARMENTA  The Pima Community College tennis teams were competing in the Region 1 playoffs when Aztec Press went to the printer. The teams finished the regular season against Paradise Valley and Glendale community colleges. Women sweep competition In the final match of the season on April 15, PCC beat Paradise Valley Community College […]

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TENNIS: Aztecs begin second round in conference

April 10, 2014

By ZACH AMENTA The Pima Community College tennis teams have played each conference rival once, and will now play schools a second time.   Women face tough opponents    The women lost 7-2 at Mesa Community College on April 3. Sophomore Amy Beeston scored both wins for PCC. At No. 1 doubles, she paired with […]

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Tennis: Teams back on track after spring break

March 27, 2014

By ZACH ARMENTA The Pima Community College women’s and men’s tennis teams returned to action March 25 after  a week off for spring break. Women’s team gets back on track Pima Community College (3-3, 1-2 in conference) women’s team returned from spring break firing on all cylinders. PCC crushed Glendale Community College 8-1 on the […]

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TENNIS: Teams begin conference play

March 13, 2014

BY ZACH ARMENTA  Pima Community College men and women’s tennis teams started their season with tough tests. The women’s team lost 6-3 on March 10 against San Diego Mesa College in California. PCC lost all three doubles, scoring in just two games. At No. 1 doubles, sophomores Amy Beeston and Cayla Cordova lost 8-1. No. […]

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Tennis teams rock Imperial Valley

February 13, 2014

By ZACH ARMENTA  The Pima Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams swept Imperial Valley College on Feb. 8. The women won every match, earning a team score of 9-0. In doubles, the No. 1 team of sophomores Amy Beeston and Cayla Cordova won 8-1. The No. 2 doubles team of sophomore Ashten Watt and freshman Cassidy McWhorter won […]

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TENNIS: Teams serving up big expectations

January 30, 2014

By ZACH ARMENTA The 2013 tennis season for the men’s and women’s team of Pima Community College was spectacular and this season is shaping up to be another great one. The women’s team, led by Coach Gretchen Schantz, finished second at the NJCAA Region 1 Championships with a 13-4 season in 2013. In addition, Schantz […]

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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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