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Aztecs women’s tennis drops conference opener to Eastern Arizona College

Yuliza Gomez-Abundio/Photo by Raymond Suarez

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College women’s tennis team opened ACCAC conference play on Thursday against Eastern Arizona College.

The No. 24 ranked Aztecs fell to the Gila Monsters 9-0.

Sophomore Olivia Manheimer (Ironwood Ridge HS) fell to Mariana Ramirez 6-2, 6-0 in the No. 1 singles match-up.

Sophomore Melina Oropeza (Nogales HS) was shut out in her No. 2 singles match 6-0, 6-0 against Kia Carvalho-Landell.

In the No. 3 singles match, freshman Aubree Weik (Walden Grove HS) was shut out 6-0, 6-0 by Aliya Henry.

Sophomore Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) lost in her No. 4 singles match to Lacie Whitmer 6-1, 6-1.

Freshman Yulisa Gomez-Abundio (Desert View HS) played a tough second set at No. 5 singles but fell to Nia Black 6-0, 6-4.

Freshman Abbey McGuire (Desert Christian HS) played at No. 6 singles and lost to Ana Khabarovsk 6-1, 6-2.

In doubles play, Manheimer and Oropeza dropped their No. 1 doubles match to Ramirez and Henry 8-1. Weik and Miranda fell to Carvalho-Landell and Whitmer in their No. 2 doubles match 8-1. Gomez-Abundio and McGuire lost at No. 3 doubles to Black and Mikayla Herrera 8-1.

The Aztecs are back at the West Campus Aztec Tennis Courts on Tuesday when they host No. 22 ranked Mesa Community College. First serve is at 1:30 p.m.

Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics

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