The PVCC Women’s Tennis team prepared for their 2017 season with a fall scrimmage against the Grand Canyon Lopes Club Team. The Pumas have been working hard on the courts the last couple of weeks and they were anxious to face some competition. The Lopes were the gracious hosts and invited the Pumas for a friendly scrimmage at Paseo Racquet Club on Saturday, October 22.
The PVCC Women's Soccer team, which recently emerged as the NJCAA #1 ranked team in the nation, ended their regular season with a 3-0 win at Mesa on Thursday and recorded an undefeated regular season 20-0. The last time the Pumas were undefeated in regular season was 2010.
The Paradise Valley Community College Women's Soccer team (19-0) is the top ranked team in the NJCAA in the most recent poll. The Pumas knocked Eastern Florida State out of the top spot after the Titans had spent 16 consecutive polls in the number one position.
Puma forward Jamie Iurato was named ACCAC Player of the week October 17. Iurato had six goals last week, helping PVCC to a 2-0 record.
Iurato leads the ACCAC as well as the NJCAA in goals this season with 36, helping the Pumas to an impressive 18-0 start. Iurato is a sophomore, who competed at the University of Oklahoma her Freshman year before coming to PVCC this year.
The PVCC Cross Country teams competed in the Drews/Neubauer Cross Country Invitational in Ettrick, WI this past weekend. The Pumas, running in cold, windy and rainy conditions, had strong finishes on both sides and came away with some much needed experience.