Game Day Preview (Soccer)
Yavapai College vs. Dakota County Technical College
Saturday, September 13 at 6:00 p.m.
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
Records: Yavapai (6-0-0, first place in ACCAC, 7-0-0 overall; ranked #2 nationally) defeated College of the Desert 3-0 Friday night. #11 Dakota County (3-0-1) defeated North Iowa 1-0 in their previous match. North Iowa tied #1 Iowa Western 0-0 on Wednesday.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 2-0-0 against the Blue Knights, scoring 9 goals with 0 goals against in 2 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 2 Dakota County 0 (Sept. 13, 2008 at Prescott Valley)
The setting: The Roughriders are 272-10-2 all time at home including win streaks of 58 and 56 games at Ken Lindley Field.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Attackers Jason Romero, Oscar Ortiz and Angel Heredia. Dakota—Goalkeeper Bailey Haggan and Defender Jack Murphy.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (542-46-24/26th season); Cam Stoltz (167-131-12/11th year).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders defeated Scott College 13-0 and Marshalltown CC 4-1 to win the 2004 Dakota County Invitational Tournament in Minnesota.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders need 38 goals this season to reach 2,500 all-time and 4 wins (without a defeat) to reach 500 games over .500 all-time.
Weather Forecast: Partly Cloudy, high 85 degrees; Sunset at 6:39 p.m.