Game Day Preview (Soccer)
#2 Yavapai College vs. Chandler-Gilbert CC
Tuesday, September 23—4:30 p.m. kickoff
Pecos Campus Soccer Field, Chandler
Records: Yavapai (8-0-1), first place in ACCAC, (10-0-1), overall; ranked #2 nationally) tied Glendale CC 0-0 Saturday evening. Chandler-Gilbert CC (5-3-1) beat Gateway CC 3-0 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 31-5-2 against the Coyotes, scoring 126 goals with 24 goals against in 38 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 1 Chandler-Gilbert 1, 2OT (Sept. 26, 2013 at Chandler).
The setting: The Roughriders are 52-4-3 in one-hundred degree plus temperatures and 18-1-1 all-time on Tuesdays.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Defenders Scott Nixon and Hugo Gutierrez; Chandler-Gilbert—Attackers Diego Montes (10 points) and Cody Shultz (7 points).
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (545-46-25/26th season); Jonathan Berzins (92-70-9/9th year).
Fun Facts: Yavapai is 6-0-0 all-time against the Coyotes in the post-season including wins in the 2003 and 2004 Region One Title matches.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders need 28 goals this season to reach 2,500 all-time and 1 win (without a defeat) to reach 500 games over .500 all-time.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 100 degrees; Sunset at 6:22 p.m.