The Pumas picked up two ACCAC wins last week. On Thursday, October 10 the Phoenix College Bears were not able to stop PV. Freshmen Alexia Ochoa-Hernandez and Diana Sanchez scored in the 2-0 victory. Bridget Birss was between the pipes for the shutout, her fourth of the year.
The Phoenix College Bears traveled to PV for a key ACCAC matchup on October 10. The first half was a defensive battle as both teams only managed to get two shots off. It was not until after the water break in the second half that Puma Ricardo Martinez scored on a corner kick in the 72nd minute.
Puma Men’s Soccer improve to 4-2 in the ACCAC, and are riding a four-game winning streak. After a tightly contested first half on October 3, the men were up 1-0 at half against GateWay after a goal from Ricardo Martinez. In the second half the Pumas put on the pressure as four different student-athletes scored; David Case, Dante Reyes, Erskine Leonard and James Downey.
Puma Women’s Soccer picked up two keys wins to stay in the hunt for the ACCAC playoffs. On October 3, the women beat Gateway 7-0 at home with Mari Labansat and Justine Cardwell, netting two goals each. Both keepers, Bridgett Birss and Akela Patterson, split time in the goal to secure the shutout.
The Pumas continue to improve on the season as they have faced five nationally ranked teams in their seven loses. The Pumas are starting to find the back of the net as they learn to play together.