Posted: Jun 05, 2021
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).