Aztecs women's tennis wins road match at Glendale CC

Freshman Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) earned wins in singles and doubles competition on the day as the Aztecs women's tennis team downed Glendale Community College 7-2. The Aztecs improved to 4-3 on the season. Photo by Raymond Suarez
Freshman Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) earned wins in singles and doubles competition on the day as the Aztecs women's tennis team downed Glendale Community College 7-2. The Aztecs improved to 4-3 on the season. Photo by Raymond Suarez

The Pima Community College women's tennis team (4-3) dominated in its ACCAC conference match on Thursday at Glendale Community College.

  • The Aztecs beat the Gauchos 7-2 to earn the regular season sweep. Pima won 7-2 on Mar. 19 at the West Campus Tennis Courts.
  • Sophomore Ashley Fitzsimmons (Walden Grove HS) and freshman Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) won their No. 2 doubles match 8-1. Freshmen Olivia Manheimer (Ironwood Ridge HS) and Melina Oropeza (Nogales HS) won their No. 1 doubles match by default. The Aztecs were forced to forfeit the No. 3 doubles spot.
  • In singles competition, Manheimer defeated Erin Sye 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. Fitzsimmons earned her win at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-0.
  • Miranda ousted Clara Di Russo in her No. 4 singles match 6-3, 6-1 while freshman Jazmin Nunez (Cholla HS) downed Maria Mendez at No. 5 singles 6-1, 6-4.
  • Oropeza won her No. 2 singles match by default and the Aztecs were forced to forfeit the No. 6 singles match.

The Aztecs will close out the regular season on Tuesday when they host Paradise Valley Community College at the West Campus Tennis Courts. The match begins at 1:30 p.m.