Sophomores Valenzuela and Gaona were selected first team 2017 United Soccer Coaches Junior College Men's Division I All-Americans.
Valenzuela, a midfielder, played and started in 23 games for the Aztecs and scored two goals along with two assists. He helped the Aztecs outscore opponents 73-29 and post 10 shutouts (nine were victories). He was awarded ACCAC/Region I Player of the Year.
Gaona, a forward, played and started 26 games. He finished the season with 16 goals and eight assists. He was named second team All-ACCAC/Region I.
Valenzuela, Gaona and fellow sophomore Chris Cooper (University HS) were named first team All-West Region.
The Aztecs finished in third place at the NJCAA Division I Tournament last month and had a 19-5-3 overall record on the season.