Aztecs men's soccer nets two second half goals to blank Arizona Western College

Freshman Hyeonsang Jang assisted in the second goal of the game by Seung Eon Kim as the No. 13 ranked Aztecs men's soccer team closed the regular season with a 2-0 win over Arizona Western College. The Aztecs will be the No. 3 seed in the NJCAA Region I Tournament and will host No. 6 Mesa Community College on Monday at Kino North Stadium at 6:00 p.m. The Aztecs finished the regular season at 12-3-1 overall and 8-2 in ACCAC play. Photo by Ben Carbajal
Freshman Hyeonsang Jang assisted in the second goal of the game by Seung Eon Kim as the No. 13 ranked Aztecs men's soccer team closed the regular season with a 2-0 win over Arizona Western College. The Aztecs will be the No. 3 seed in the NJCAA Region I Tournament and will host No. 6 Mesa Community College on Monday at Kino North Stadium at 6:00 p.m. The Aztecs finished the regular season at 12-3-1 overall and 8-2 in ACCAC play. Photo by Ben Carbajal

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (12-3-1, 8-2 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season with a statement victory on Wednesday at Kino North Stadium.

  • The No. 13 ranked Aztecs scored two second goals to beat Arizona Western College 2-0.
  • Sophomore Alec Nguyen (Sahuaro HS) put the Aztecs on the scoreboard with his goal in the 67th minute.
  • The Aztecs tacked on a second goal when freshman Seung Eon Kim scored with an assist from Hyeonsang Jang in the 75th minute.
  • The Aztecs held the Matadors (11-5-2, 6-3-1) to two shots on goal for the game. Sophomore Nils Roth finished the match with two saves.

The Aztecs will be the No. 3 seed for the NJCAA Region I, Division I Tournament. They will host No. 6 seed Mesa Community College on Monday at Kino North Stadium in the Region I Quarterfinal match. Kickoff will be at 6:00 p.m.

Pima goals: Alec Nguyen 67th minute; Seung Eon Kim (Hyeonsang Jang) 75th minute.