Kim scores goal in 84th minute as Pima shuts out Yavapai College

Seungeon Kim scored a goal in the 84th minute against Yavapai on Thursday night. (Pima Athletics photo)

Information for this report provided by Pima College media relations:

The Pima Community College men’s soccer team moved a step closer to claiming the ACCAC conference title on Thursday after earning a big win over Yavapai College in a battle of the top two teams in the conference.

The No. 2 ranked Aztecs (Division II) defeated the No. 8 ranked Roughriders (Division I) 1-0.

Sophomore Seungeon Kim scored with an assist from fellow sophomore Francisco Manzo (Salpointe Catholic) to break a scoreless tie in the 84th minute.

The Aztecs had six shots on goal for the game as Juan Suarez (Desert View) finished with four saves.

This was the fourth shutout victory of the season for the Aztecs. Pima also swept Yavapai College in regular season play as they beat them 4-1 on April 3.

The Aztecs (8-1) close out the regular season against GateWay Community College (0-8) at the Santos Soccer Complex in Mesa, AZ on Saturday at 6:00 p.m.


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com writing intern Kevin Murphy was born and raised in Tucson, and has followed Arizona Wildcats athletics since childhood.  He is currently attending Pima Community College where he writes for the Aztec Press. Next semester he will be attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at ASU where he will work towards a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies.

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