Midfielder/Forward Mari Acosta named NJCAA All-American

Freshman midfielder/forward Mari Acosta (Sahuarita HS) was named second team NJCAA Division II All-American on Tuesday. She is the first Pima women's soccer NJCAA All-American since 2015. She finished with 11 goals and two assists and helped the Aztecs earn a Runner-Up finish at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. Photos by Stephanie van Latum
Freshman midfielder/forward Mari Acosta (Sahuarita HS) was named second team NJCAA Division II All-American on Tuesday. She is the first Pima women's soccer NJCAA All-American since 2015. She finished with 11 goals and two assists and helped the Aztecs earn a Runner-Up finish at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. Photos by Stephanie van Latum

Pima Community College women's soccer player Mari Acosta (Sahuarita HS) earned national recognition on Tuesday for her play during the 2021 season.

  • Acosta, a freshman midfielder/forward, was selected second team NJCAA Division II All-American. She is the first Pima women's soccer player to be named an NJCAA All-American since Devyn Hunley (Sabino HS) in 2015.
  • Acosta played in all 22 games; making 21 starts. She scored a team-tying 11 goals and had two assists finishing with 24 points.
  • Acosta was also named first team All-ACCAC and first team All-Region I, Division II. She helped the Aztecs earn an overall record of 16-5-1 and cap off the season with a Runner-Up finish at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. The Aztecs also captured their first NJCAA Region I, Division II Championship since 2015.

See Acosta's NJCAA all-American selection on the NJCAA website