Soccer Preview Arizona Western
Yavapai College vs. Arizona Western College
Saturday, September 6 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai (4-0-0, first place in ACCAC) was leading Phoenix College 1-0 Thursday night before the game was suspended at halftime due to lightning in Phoenix. Arizona Western (1-3-0 in ACCAC, 2-3-0, overall) lost to Glendale 2-1 in their previous conference match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 47-4-1 against the Matadors, scoring 231 goals with 33 goals against in 52 meetings.
Last Meeting: Arizona Western 1 Yavapai 0 (Oct. 24, 2013 at Yuma).
The setting: The Roughriders are 270-10-2 all-time at home, including 52-1-1 in Prescott Valley.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Defenders Niall Logue and Scott Nixon; Arizona Western—Midfielder Henry Ramirez.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (539-46-24/26th season); Arizona Western—Kenny Dale (115-52-9/10th year).
Fun Fact: In a 2006 match against Arizona Western, Yavapai scored two goals in the final 90 seconds of regulation time in a 2-1 win.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders need 51 goals this season to reach 2,500 all-time and 7 wins (without a defeat) to reach 500 games over .500 all-time.
Weather Forecast: Isolated Thunderstorms, high 87 degrees; Sunset at 6:49 p.m.