Setters Soto and Jacome Combine for 34 Assists and 11 Aces as Aztecs Volleyball Beats Mott CC in Four Sets

Sophomore Setters Karla Soto and Isabella Jacome/Photos by Stephanie Van Latum

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College volleyball team (3-4) returned to the court on Saturday in a non-conference match against Mott Community College (Michigan).

The Aztecs defeated the Bears (5-5) in four sets 25-9, 25-21, 21-25, 25-15. The match was held at Scottsdale Community College.

Pima sophomore setters Karla Soto (Nogales HS) and Isabella Jacome combined for 34 assists and 11 aces. Soto finished with 18 assists, seven digs and six aces while Jacome posted 16 assists and five aces.

Sophomore Jessica Bright-Schade (Safford HS) fell a dig short of a double-double as she had 12 kills to go along with nine digs. Sophomore Kaylee Moseley (Marana HS) was a strong defensive presence at the net as she contributed with eight kills and five blocks. Sophomore Aydalis Felix (Rincon HS) had 15 digs for the match.

Coach’s Quote: “It is always great to get a win against a good team. I felt we did a great job of controlling the pace of the match with our serve,” Pima volleyball coach Dan Bithell said. “We had some nice leadership from both of our setters today and that really helped us through a couple tough moments. We have a lot to improve still, and hopefully we will get a bit sharper for our first conference match on Wednesday.”

The Aztecs begin ACCAC conference play on Wednesday when they host Phoenix College at the West Campus Aztec Gymnasium. First set begins at 7:00 p.m.

Press Release courtesy of Pima Athletics – Raymond Suarez 

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