Game Day Preview (Soccer)
#2 Yavapai College vs. #17 Pima Community College
Thursday, September 18—6:00 p.m. kickoff
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
Records: Yavapai (7-0-0, first place in ACCAC, 9-0-0 overall; ranked #2 nationally) defeated Phoenix College 4-0 Tuesday evening. #17 Pima CC (5-1-1) defeated Paradise Valley CC 6-1 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 55-6-4 against the Aztecs, scoring 192 goals with 60 goals against in 65 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 3 Pima 2 (Region One Playoffs on Oct. 30, 2013)
The setting: The Roughriders are 273-10-2 all-time at home including winning streaks of 58 and 56 games at Ken Lindley Field.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Attackers Guillermo Diaz and Oscar Ortiz; Pima—Long throw-in specialist Garrett Andreatta.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (544-46-24/26th season); David Cosgrove (241-92-23/18th year).
Fun Facts: Yavapai and Pima have played 65 times previously, including 13 times in the post-season.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders need 30 goals this season to reach 2,500 all-time and 2 wins (without a defeat) to reach 500 games over .500 all-time.
Weather Forecast: Thunderstorms, high 82 degrees; Sunset at 6:32 p.m.