Kim and Jang nets goals as Aztecs men's soccer shuts out Muskegon CC to open NJCAA Tournament

Sophomores Hyeonsang Jang and Seungeon Kim scored two first half goals for the Aztecs men's soccer team as they beat Muskegon Community College 2-0 to open Pool A play at NJCAA Division II National Tournament. The Aztecs play No. 8 seed Patrick Henry Community College on Monday. Photos by Stephanie Van Latum
Sophomores Hyeonsang Jang and Seungeon Kim scored two first half goals for the Aztecs men's soccer team as they beat Muskegon Community College 2-0 to open Pool A play at NJCAA Division II National Tournament. The Aztecs play No. 8 seed Patrick Henry Community College on Monday. Photos by Stephanie Van Latum

The Pima Community College men's soccer team (11-1) opened play in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on Saturday at the Stryker Complex in Wichita, Kansas.

  • The No. 1 seeded Aztecs scored two quick goals and went on to defeat No. 12 seed Muskegon Community College (Michigan) 2-0 in Pool A play.
  • The Aztecs set the tone early in the first half as sophomore Hyeonsang Jang scored on a shot in the 12th minute. Fellow sophomore Seungeon Kim made it a two-goal advantage with his goal just outside the box six minutes later. Kim's goal was set up by sophomore Manuel Quiroz (Sunnyside HS).
  • The Aztecs finished with 12 shots total and six were on-goal. Pima's defense held the Jayhawks to one shot on goal for the game. Sophomore Juan Suarez (Desert View HS) finished with one save.
  • The Aztecs close out Pool A play on Monday when they face off against No. 8 Patrick Henry Community College (Virginia). Game time is set for 4:00 p.m. (CDT); 2:00 p.m. (MST).

Pima goals: Hyeonsang Jang 12th minute; Seungeon Kim (Manuel Quiroz) 18th minute.