Aztecs women's soccer suffers first ACCAC conference loss at Chandler-Gilbert CC

Freshman Savannah Samorano scored Pima's goal but the No. 19 ranked Aztecs women's soccer team fell 2-1 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College; snapping their seven-game winning streak. The defeat was also a first for the Aztecs on the road this season and their first ACCAC conference loss. The Aztecs are now 9-4 overall and 6-1 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Ben Carbajal.
Freshman Savannah Samorano scored Pima's goal but the No. 19 ranked Aztecs women's soccer team fell 2-1 at Chandler-Gilbert Community College; snapping their seven-game winning streak. The defeat was also a first for the Aztecs on the road this season and their first ACCAC conference loss. The Aztecs are now 9-4 overall and 6-1 in ACCAC conference play. Photo by Ben Carbajal.

The Pima Community College women's soccer team (9-4, 6-1 in ACCAC) had its seven-game winning streak snapped on Saturday at Chandler-Gilbert Community College (11-3, 6-2).

  • The No. 19 ranked Aztecs fell to the Coyotes 2-1 suffering their first defeat in ACCAC conference play. It was also Pima's first loss on the road as they came into the contest with a 5-0 record in road games.
  • Down 1-0, the Aztecs tied the game with 8:13 left in the first half when freshman Savannah Samorano (Tucson HS) scored a goal with an assist from fellow freshman Emma Franzone (Sahuarita HS).
  • The Coyotes took the lead for good when Elena Etchamendy scored her goal in the 73rd minute.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Jorie Paul (Cienega HS) finished the game with nine saves.

The Aztecs will return to Kino North Stadium on Thursday when they play Scottsdale Community College. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. The Aztecs have three regular season games remaining.

Pima goal: Savannah Samorano (Emma Franzone) 37th minute.