Yavapai Soccer Earns Their 20th Victory
The Yavapai College soccer team concluded the regular season with a record breaking 7-1 victory in Prescott Valley over Chandler-Gilbert Community College Saturday night. YC finishes the regular season with a 20-0-2 record and 18-0-2 in conference play. The victory gives the Roughriders their 20th 20 win season in their 26-year history and is the most in the NJCAA. For perspective, Georgia Perimeter College is second in the country with five 20-win seasons.
The 18 conference wins ties a league record for most wins in a season held by the 2001, 2008 and 2012 Roughrider teams. The 2014 Roughriders also tied a regular season team record for the most overall wins in one season (20), shared with the 2001 and 2008 Yavapai teams
The seven goals scored Saturday night gave the Roughriders 95 league goals for the season breaking yet another record for most conference goals scored in a season held by the 2001 Alan Gordon led team with 93.
Another conference record was set tonight for goal differential, +89. The 2001 team previously held the record at +85.
16th minute – Jason Romero assisted by Angel Rey Heredia
25th minute – Oscar Ortiz unassisted
35th minute – Michael Gallardo assisted by Juanjo Carmona-de Ville
36th minute – Ather Dawood assisted by Juanjo Carmona-de Ville
58th minute – Jason Romero assisted by Guillermo Diaz
59th minute – CGCC
61st minute – Guillermo Diaz assisted by Jason Romero
75th minute – Jose Labanino assisted by Christian Chala
YC now begins the NJCAA Division I Region I Playoffs. The games will begin on Tuesday. YC will receive a bye for the first round and play an opponent yet to be determined on Thursday, October 30th at Ken Lindley Field beginning at 6:00 PM. The winner will advance to the Championship Game at the site of the highest remaining seed.