Pima CC Aztecs

Manheimer wins singles and doubles matches as Aztecs women’s tennis beats Mesa CC

Olivia Manheimer/Photo by Stephanie Van Latum

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (1-1) played in some tough matches on Tuesday against No. 22 Mesa Community College.

The No. 24 ranked Aztecs defeated the No. 22 Thunderbirds 5-4.

In singles competition, sophomore Olivia Manheimer (Ironwood Ridge HS) defeated Sage Schula 6-4, 6-3 at No. 1 singles.

Sophomore Melina Oropeza (Nogales HS) fell at No. 2 singles to Isabella Cosenza 6-4, 7-5.

Freshman Aubree Weik (Walden Grove HS) tied the match with win in the second set but fell to Alahzay Rossi 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 at No. 3 singles.

Sophomore Valeria Miranda (Sunnyside HS) took the lead after a first set victory but dropped the next two to Adriana Romero 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, 10-3 in their No. 4 singles match.

The Aztecs won the No. 5 and No. 6 singles spots by default.

Manheimer and Oropeza gutted out a win over Cosenza and Rossi at No. 1 doubles 8-6 while Weik and Miranda lost to Schula and Romero 8-5 at No. 2 doubles. The Aztecs won the No. 3 doubles match by default.

The Aztecs will play at Paradise Valley Community College on Thursday, Mar. 19 for their next ACCAC conference match. First serve will be at 1:30 p.m.

Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics

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