2003 ACCAC Women's Soccer News & Notes

25 ACCAC Women's Soccer Students Continue with 4-Year Programs — The programs of the ACCAC will have 25 of its student-athletes from the 2003 season playing with 4-year collegiate programs in 2004. (view all)

Mesa Falls Twice in OT at NJCAA Women's Soccer National Championships — After leading 2-0 in the first half, Mesa fell 3-2 in the opening round to the Community College of Rhode Island before falling 1-0 to Lewis & Clark, despite holding a 23-18 lead in shots on goal.

Mesa Crushes Cisco, Moves Onto NJCAA Championships — Mesa's women's soccer team advanced to the NJCAA Championship Tournament in Phoenix with an 8-1 victory over Cisco Junior College.

Top Seed Mesa Captures ACCAC/Region I Women's Soccer Championship — #1 seed Mesa defeated #2 seed Cochise 1-0 on Saturday to capture the 2003 ACCAC/Region I Championship The match was scoreless after two overtime periods and Mesa earned the victory with a 4-2 advantage in the shootout. (Playoff Results)

#2 Cochise, #1 Mesa Advance to Women's Soccer Title Match — Cochise reached the final with a 4-0 shutout victory over Phoenix, while Mesa topped Paradise Valley to move into Saturday' s championship match. (Playoff Schedule)

Phoenix Upsets Pima, Paradise Valley Advances to 2nd Round in Women's Soccer — The #6 seed Phoenix Bears topped third seeded Pima 4-3 to advance to the semifinals of the ACCAC Women's Soccer Tournament. #4 Paradise Valley scored a 2-0 victory over Chandler-Gilbert in the opening round. (Playoff Schedule)

Sharp, Parsons Top ACCAC's 2003 Women's Soccer Awards — Kira Sharp of Cochise captured the ACCAC's 2003 Player of the Year award, while Mesa Coach Ken Parsons was honored as the 2003 ACCAC Coach of the Year. (View all Honorees)

2003 ACCAC/Region I Tourney Schedule Set — Mesa and Cochise, the top two seeds respectively, earned first-round byes as the ACCAC/Region I Tournament schedule was announced. (view schedule)

Pima's Ahumada Helps Squad to #3 Seed — Pima's Krystle Ahumada tallied a pair of goals and assists to lead Pima to a pair of wins and the #3 seed in the ACCAC tourney. She also garnered ACCAC Player of the Week honors. (more)

Burris Sets Mark, Earns Player of the Week Award — Mesa's Kristina Burris set the school's career scoring record and led the Lady Thunder Birds to a pair of victories on the week. (more)

Weekly Honor Goes to Martinez — Rozanne Martinez of Cochise took the ACCAC Player of the Week award after leading the Lady Apaches to a pair of victories. (more)

Klabough Scores POW Honor — Pima's Jessica Klabough netted a pair of goals and assists to earn the ACCAC Player of the Week award. (more)

Cyr Shuts Out Opposition — Sophomore keeper Meghan Cyr of Mesa earned ACCAC Player of the Week honors after a pair of shutouts. (more)

Hot-Scoring Rana is ACCAC's Top Player — Freshman MaryJo Rana led Chandler-Gilbert to a pair of victories with four goals and a pair of assists on the week. (more)

Cline Makes it Back-to-Back for Cochise — Sophomore keeper April Cline became the second straight Cochise player to earn ACCAC Player of the Week honors as the squad remains undefeated in the Conference. (more)

Player of the Week Honor Goes to Cochise's Kira Sharp — Sophomore Kira Sharp posted a goal and two assists as she halped Cochise remain undefeated. (more)

Mesa's Burris is Women's Soccer POW — Sophomore Kristina Burris posted five goals and an assists in two matches to take the first weekly Player of the Week honor of the 2003 season. (more)

Where are They Now — Several members of women's soccer teams in the ACCAC from 2002 are now playing at 4-year college. Take a look where they are now. (click here)


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