Game Day Preview (Soccer)
#2 Yavapai College vs. Gateway CC
Thursday, September 25—6:00 p.m. kickoff
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
Records: Yavapai 9-0-1 (first place in ACCAC), 11-0-1 (overall, ranked #2 nationally), defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC 2-0 on Tuesday. Gateway CC (1-9-0 league, 1-10-0 overall) lost to Pima CC 3-0 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 11-0-0 against the Geckos, scoring 71 goals with 5 goals against in 11 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 10 Gateway 0 (season opener, August 23, 2014 at Phoenix).
The setting: The Roughriders are 274-10-3 all-time at home, including winning streaks of 58 and 56 games at Ken Lindley Field.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Midfielders Scott Nixon and Hugo Gutierrez; Gateway—Leading scorer Salvador Gutierrez.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (546-46-25/26th season); Greg Johnson (15-94-2/6th year).
Fun Facts: Yavapai is exactly 500 games over .500 all-time. The Roughriders have not trailed in 1100 minutes of play this season.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders need 26 goals this season to reach 2,500 all-time.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 87 degrees; Sunset at 6:22 p.m.