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Kim and Cosgrove named player and coach of the Year, five Aztecs earn All-ACCAC and All-Region honors

Seungeon Kim (Stephanie Van Latum/Pima Athletics)

Information for this report provided by Pima College media relations:

Sophomore midfielder Seungeon Kim was named ACCAC Player of the Year, first team All-ACCAC and first team All-Region I, Division II.

Pima men’s soccer coach Dave Cosgrove was named ACCAC Coach of the Year for the seventh time in his career with the Aztecs.

Kim scored nine goals and had four assists with 22 points as he played and started in all nine games during the regular season.

Cosgrove led Pima to an 8-1 record and their fourth straight ACCAC Conference Championship.

Sam Lossou (Pima Athletics)
Dave Cosgrove (Pima Athletics)

A total of five Aztecs earned All-ACCAC and All-Region honors.

Sophomore defender Sam Lossou (Rincon/University) was named first team All-ACCAC and first team All-Region I, Division II. He played and started in all nine games and scored one goal.

Sophomore defender Hyeonsang Jang was selected second team All-ACCAC and second team All-Region I, Division II. He also played and started in all nine games and finished with three assists.

Hyeonsang Jang (Pima Athletics)

Lossou and Jang were part of defense that allowed just six goals (0.67 GAA).

Juan Suarez (Pima Athletics)

Sophomore goalkeeper Juan Suarez (Desert View) was named All-ACCAC Honorable Mention and second team All-Region I, Division II. He played and started in eight games and recorded 675 minutes at the net. He finished with 43 saves and led the ACCAC conference with a save percentage of .878. He was second in the conference with a goals-against average of 0.80.

Francisco Manzo (Pima Athletics)

Sophomore forward Francisco Manzo (Salpointe Catholic) was named All-ACCAC Honorable Mention and second team All-Region I, Division II. He played and started in eight games and finished with four goals, five assists and 13 points.

The Aztecs play at the West Campus Aztec Soccer Field part of the Chapman auto Sports Complex on Thursday night at 6:00 p.m. in the NJCAA Region I, Division II Semifinals against No. 4 seed Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

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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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