Game Day Preview
Records: Yavapai (16-16 conference; 22-20 overall) split a doubleheader with Central Arizona on Saturday, 5-9 and 8-1; Eastern Arizona (22-6 conference; 26-13 overall) played at Scottsdale on Saturday.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 20-11 against the Gila Monsters.
Last Meeting: Both teams split a doubleheader on February 14, 2015 with YC losing the first game, 3-2, and winning the second game, 8-3.
The setting: The Roughriders are 5-7 at home this season.
Players to watch: Yavapai — Jocilynn Ellis (.423) and Samantha Blair (14-7, 2.47 ERA, 86 SO); Eastern Arizona – Lauren Tauanu’u (.463 BA) and Loran Parker (2.20 ERA, 12-4, 60 SO).
Coaches: Yavapai — Doug Eastman; Eastern Arizona – Kate McCluskey.
Fun Facts: In 2008, Yavapai beat the Gila Monsters in a three-game series, 2-1, to earn the right to go to the NJCAA National Tournament.
GAME DAY FORECAST
GAME TIME – 12:00 PM
DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURE – 75
EVENING LOW TEMPERATURE – 43
FORECAST – Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high