Soccer Opener: Mesa (0) at Yavapai (3)
Aug 24 – The Roughriders opened their 19th season of intercollegiate soccer with a 3-0 conference victory over Mesa CC.
Goal scorers were Rudy Duarte (8th minute/unassisted), Francis Khamis (46th minute/assist Pavel Panchenko) and Dallas Rusch-Michener (57th minute/assist Daniel Celario).
Sam Hayden recorded his first shutout in his initial intercollegiate match. The Roughriders are 18-1 all-time in season openers and 18-1 all-time in home openers.