Pima Community College women’s soccer players Emily Bliven (Sahuarita), Taylor Bigelow (Salpointe) and Taylor Inocencio (St. Augustine) will continue their education and collegiate soccer careers at the next level.
Bliven, a sophomore defender, signed to play at Eastern Oregon, an NAIA institution in La Grande, Oregon. She was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches Junior College Division I All-West Region Team and first team All-ACCAC/Region. She played and started in 18 games.
Bigelow, a sophomore defender, signed to Benedictine University-Mesa, an NAIA school in Mesa. She was named second team All-ACCAC/Region. Bigelow played and started in all 21 games for the Aztecs this season.
Inocencio, a sophomore midfielder, signed her letter of intent to play at Colorado State University-Pueblo, an NCAA Division II school in Pueblo, Colorado. She played and started in all 21 games this season and finished with two goals and five assists.
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