South Mountain is a member of the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC), and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
SMCC Men’s Soccer has four student-athletes moving on to 4-year level
Four Cougar Men’s Soccer team members will be continuing their collegiate soccer careers at 4-year institutions. Sophomores Jose Rodriguez (2nd Team All-ACCAC in 2015), Felipe Martinez, and Jorge Perez will be attending Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS. Tabor College is an NAIA institution in the Kansas Collegiate Conference. Sophomore Alexis Zazueta has committed to Illinois College, an NCAA Division 3 institution in Jacksonville, IL.
Four Cougars ink Softball scholarships at 4-year institutions
Four student-athletes from the Cougar Softball program will be continuing their academic and athletic careers with 4-year institutions. Three student-athletes will continue at the NCAA Division 1 level and one will be at the NCAA Division 2 level. Sophomores Caitlin McDowell (pitcher) and Allye Hartley (infielder) will be attending Grambling State University in Louisiana. Sophomore catcher Anissa Morales signed a softball scholarship to attend Morgan State University in Maryland. Sophomore pitcher Kylie Weigl will be attending Pace University, an NCAA Division 2 institution, in New York.
Eight Cougars committed to play baseball at 4-year institutions
Coming off of a season in which the Cougars posted a 38-20 record, eight sophomores have committed to continue their baseball career at the NCAA level. Five members of the 2015-16 South Mountain Baseball team will be attending Division 1 institutions, while three will be continuing their baseball career at Division 2 institutions. All eight sophomore student-athletes will have completed a 2-year Degree at South Mountain Community College…..
Markus Montelongo, Long Beach State University (NCAA D1)
Brian Kiser, New Mexico State University (NCAA D1)
Vinnie Tarantola, Liberty University (NCAA D1)
Dusty Wright, University of Central Arkansas (NCAA D1)
Rigo Aguilar, University of Central Arkansas (NCAA D1)
Jacob Aguilar, St. Mary’s University (NCAA D2)
Marshall Shill, Lindenwood University (NCAA D2)
Skyler Palermo, New Mexico Highlands University (NCAA D2)
[03/22/16] Baseball: The Cougars won all four games last week, defeating Ellsworth CC and Pima CC on Thursday, and sweeping a double-header from Northeastern JC on Friday.
[03/22/16] Softball: The Cougars swept a double-header from Glendale CC on Saturday afternoon, winning by the scores of 5-3 and 15-9. In Game 1, sophomore Jamie Pinson had three hits and two runs batted in for the Cougars. In Game 2, sophomore Brianna Garcia and freshman Sara Anbardan each had three hits to lead the way.
[03/22/16] Men's Basketball: The Cougars finished the National Tournament as the 8th Place team in the 16 -team field. South Mountain went on a good run after losing the opening round game on Tuesday last week. The four games played last week marks the largest total ever for a South Mountain Basketball team at the National Tournament. Sophomore Connor MacDougall was named to the All-Tournament Team. while freshman Desmond Johnson won the "Small Man" Award. Congratulations to Coach Vo, the staff, and student-athletes for a great run in the 2015-16 season!
Check it out!! We've got a @AccacSports Athlete of the Week!! @Terrence_J11 @SouthMtnMBB @smcccougar
accac.org Men's Basketball Player of the Week: 1/20
Men’s Basketball is currently tied for the #2 seed in Division 2.
The Cougars will host Pima CC on Wednesday evening at 7:30pm. Freshman Terrence Johnson leads the Cougars with 16.1 points per game, while sophomore Connor MacDougall leads in rebounds with 10.5 per game.
[01/12/16] Women’s Basketball will host the Division 2 leader, Pima CC, in our gymnasium on Wednesday, January 13th, at 5:30pm. Sophomore Akayla Taylor leads the team in scoring with 7.6 points per game and rebounding with 3.8 rebounds per game.
Saturday December 12th SMCC Women's Soccer Tryouts!!
See Website for more info...
southmountaincc.edu Dec 4, 2015 • Women's Soccer Women’s Soccer Tryouts! SATURDAY,DECEMBER 12th 9:00 am at SMCC Soccer Field E-mail Head Coach Ryszard Gorski and notify him of your intent to tryout. On email include name, phone #, position and high school. Please complete the following forms! Athletic Waiver
Guess what's happening Saturday December 19th!?!?!
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southmountaincc.edu Dec 4, 2015 • Women's Volleyball VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS!!! SATURDAY,DECEMBER 19th 10:00 am to 2:30 pm in SMCC GYM all participants are expected to be there the whole time. E-mail Head Coach Pat Mooney and notify him of your intent to tryout. On email include name, phone #, position and high school. Pl…
[11/30/15] Men's Basketball: The Cougars defeated Phoenix College Tuesday night by the score of 74-71. South Mountain improved to 3-0 in ACCAC competition by winning their 5th consecutive game. The Cougars were led in scoring by freshman Terrence Johnson (17 points) and sophomore Gavin Wood (14 points). The Cougars will host Central Arizona College on December 2nd.
Athletic Report (Nov.5, 2015)
Volleyball: South Mountain (#3 seed) will take on Scottsdale (#2 seed) today at 4pm, at Glendale CC, in the first round of the region 1 Volleyball Championships.
Women's Basketball: The Cougars were defeated by Utah State Eastern last night by the score of 72-61. The Cougars will be off for the next two weeks, until taking on Scottsdale CC in the ACCAC opener on November 18th.
Men's Basketball: The Cougars picked up their first win of the season last night against LA Future Prep Academy, by the score of 103-76. Sophomore Connor MacDougall had 23 points and 13 rebounds, while freshman Jackson Price added 24 points and 6 assists. The Cougars will take on Northern Idaho on Nov. 12 in the Yuma Tournament.
Good Luck to the Cougars!!!
[11/04/15] 1 MORE DAY! Cougars Volleyball take on @SCCArtichokes in the Region 1 Championships. Will you be there??
[10/19/15] It's that time again! Academic Tracking forms have been passed out to your coaches... They are due FRIDAY OCTOBER 23RD no later than NOON!!
Athlete of the Week!!
soph, 5'11" middle blocker
Mesa High School
She had 7 kills on 10 swings with ZERO errors in a 3-game match win VS Arizona Western last week. Her hitting % was .700 (anything above .350 is outstanding) & averaged 1.66 blocks per game (anything above 1.25 is outstanding)
[09/24/15] Women's Soccer will kick off in 40 min at Mesa Community College.. Bring Home the W!! #BeattheTbirds
Fletcher’s story will change how you drive. Eyes up. Phone down. #ItCanWait
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SMCC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK!
SMCC Women's Soccer went 2-0 last week. They were led by team Captain Cielo Rodriguez. Cielo put in a steller defensive display on Thursday night in helping SMCC shutout Gateway in a 1-0 2OT win. On Saturday, Cielo came up big offensively scoring her first of two in the game against Scottsdale in the 10th minute, firing a low shot from 20 yards in the corner of the net. Cielo would score her second of the game, 3 minutes from time in 2OT, hitting a shot from 25 yards out that nestled in the top corner of the Scottsdale goal, to give South Mountain a 2-1 win.
VOLLEYBALL FEATURED ATHLETE:
Andrea (Drea) Farnsworth, soph middle blocker/outside hitter from Mesa High School
Drea's performance last week was a huge reason the Cougars finished with 6 wins VS only 1 loss.
Drea played in 25 of 27 games, had a hitting % of .365 (anything over .300 is outstanding), averaged over 1 block per game, & over half of her hitting attempts were kills.
A transfer from Chandler/Gilbert, she has been a most welcome addition to the TEAM!
[09/14/15] The Cougars tallied their first win of the season on Thursday in "come from behind" fashion. South Mountain trailed by a 3-2 score heading into the final 20 minutes, but finished with two late goals to take home the 4-3 victory. Sophomore Jose Rodriguez and freshman Oscar Rochin each had a goal and an assist in the game.
[09/14/15] The Cougars continued their stellar defensive play on Thursday in defeating Gateway CC. South Mountain pulled out a 1-0 win, in double-overtime, against the Geckos. Freshman Sara Anbardan scored the game-winning goal on a deflection off the crossbar in a goal-scoring attempt by freshman Silvia Sarabia. The win marks the first for new Head Coach Ryszard Gorski.
Women's Soccer Featured Athlete!!!
Julie Avalos (GK) Women's Soccer
Julie had a stellar game in goal for the South Mountain Cougars in their 1-0 loss against Arizona Western College. Julie stopped 23 of 24 shots faced in the game. Julie has started the season with 42 Saves in 3 games, only conceding 5 in the process.
Weekend Athletic Contests....
Volleyball: Pima CC at SMCC, 7pm
Women Soccer: SMCC @ Arizona Western College, 4:30pm
Men Soccer: SMCC @ Arizona Western College, 7pm
Good Luck to the Cougars!!!
[08/26/15] Men Soccer: The Cougars took on the Pima Aztecs last night in Tucson. South Mountain took a first-half lead of 1-0 on a goal from freshman Francis Matelo. Pima took the lead in the second half, but freshman Andres Borunda added another goal for the Cougars. Pima went on to win by a score of 4-2. Freshman Victor Cogco had 10 saves in goal, prior to leaving due to injury.
[08/26/15] Women Soccer: The Cougars traveled to Pima CC last night to take on the Aztecs. The women had a solid showing, but fell by the score of 2-0. Sophomore goal-keeper, Julia Avalos, had 15 saves in goal for the Cougars.
Athlete of the Week:
Savannah Gulstad, sophomore setter from Corona Del Sol High School
Sava was instrumental in the very successful weekend the Cougars had at the New Mexico Military Institute Volleyball Invite
The Cougars went 3-1 in the tourney with the lone loss coming in the 5th game of the Seward match, 14-16.
Sava led the Cougars with outstanding stats of .76 aces per game, 2.47 digs per game, a .422 hitting percentage, and an average of 10.8 assists per game.
The Cougar victories came against Pima 3-2, Garden City 3-0, & 19th ranked D1 school Odessa College 3-1.
[08/24/15] Men Soccer: The men also took on Mesa CC and fell by the score of 4-0. The Cougars gave up our three goals in the first nine minutes of the contest, but shored up thier defense to only give up one goal in the remaining 81 minutes.
[08/24/15] Women Soccer: The ladies took the field against Mesa CC on Saturday morning and battled a tough Mesa CC team. The Cougars reached the halftime break with a 0-0 score, but fell in the second half of the contest by a 2-0 score. In Coach Gorski's first game as the leader of the program, our women had three shots on goal which struck the goal post and did not go in.
[08/24/15] Volleyball: The Cougars kicked off the season in the New Mexico Military Tournament this past weekend. South Mountain finished the weekend by winning 3 of 4 matches, including defeating nationally ranked Odessa College. The Cougars were one serve away from winning all four matches this weekend, before dropping a match to Seward County CC.
Open SMCC Women’s Soccer Tryouts for 2015-16 year….
Date: Saturday July 11th
Time: 8:30am (start promptly at 8:30am)
Place: South Mountain CC soccer field on SMCC Main Campus
Need: Fill out Waiver on site (June 11th) and MUST bring copy of Sports Physical within last 13 months.
The student-athlete academic awards from the NJCAA have been handed out for the 2014-15 academic year....and the Cougars were once again well represented (7 of our 9 teams)......
Volleyball: The Cougars repeated by winning thier 2nd consecutive Academic National Championship with the top GPA in the country for the sport of Volleyball. The 13 members of the SMCC Volleyball team combined for a team GPA of 3.82. Congratulations to Coach Mooney and the 2014-15 team!
Below, are the rest of the SMCC teams that finished as All-Academic Teams for thier respective sports:
Men's Golf: 4th in the country amongst all golf programs.
Women's Golf: 5th in the country amongst all golf programs.
Baseball: 10th in the country amongst all baseball programs
Softball: 14th in the country amongst all softball programs
Women's Soccer: 17th in the country amongst all soccer programs
Women's Basketball: 19th in the country amongst all basketball programs
The overall Athletic Department GPA for the year was a 3.26
18 SMCC student-athletes received NJCAA Academic Distinction Awards, setting a new record for a single year....
Delaney Scanlan, Volleyball
Rachel McCue, Volleyball
Sara Westerman, Volleyball
Caitlin Thibodeaux, Volleyball
Katerina Diaz, Volleyball
Angel Martinez-Granados, Men Soccer
Kathleen DeLeon, Women Soccer
Adriana Perez, Women Soccer
Brianna Schrimpf, Softball
Alexandra Stoltzman, Softball
Alexis Evans, Softball
Vincent Murphy, Men Golf
James Russo, Mens Golf
Geraldine Torrellas, Women Golf
Tyler Erwin, Baseball
Max Fabricant, Baseball
Easton Garcia, Baseball
Zachary Strand, Baseball
Thank you to all the Faculty, Staff, and Administrators who have had a hand in our student-athlete's successes in the classroom and in competition!!!
Congrats to our Golf Coach Andy Walker! Coach walker has recieved the 2015 Dave Williams National Coach of the Year!! http://collegiategolf.com/news/2015-dave-williams-national-coach-of-the-year-award-presented-by-golf-pride-grips-announced-2196.html
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The Cougars have won the 2015 NJCAA Division 2 National Golf Championship in Scottsboro, AL. South Mountain began the day with a 7-shot lead which was evaporated after the front nine holes of the day. The Cougars kept their poise and composure on the back nine, eliminating any doubt who was the best team in the country. The men finished with a final score of 1137, a 15 shot victory over the 2nd place Tyler JC. South Mountain (-30) was one of only two teams to finish the week under par.
Freshman Connor Klein (-12) became the first ever Cougar golfer to win the individual National Championship, finishing 4 shots better than the 2nd place competitor. Coach Andy Walker was honored as the National Coach of the Year, while Klein took home the NJCAA Division 2 Player of the Year Award. Klein, Ben Harden, Jake DeForest, and Ryan Douglass all took home All-American honors by finishing in the top 12 of the tournament.
Congratulations to Coach Walker and the entire Men's team!!!!
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