Roughrider Soccer Releases 2015 Schedule
The 27th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with a home doubleheader weekend. On Friday, August 21 Yavapai will host NJCAA West District member Laramie County Community College from Cheyenne, Wyoming in Prescott Valley. The following evening, Saturday, August 22, the Prescott home opener will also feature the Roughriders conference opener against Gateway Community College at Ken Lindley Field. Kick-off for all home matches start at 6:00 p.m. The Roughriders are 278-11-3 all-time at home, including 55-1-1 in Prescott Valley.
The Roughriders are 555-47-26 all-time, capturing 72 conference, region, district and national titles including seven national championships. Yavapai College have won three national titles in New Jersey, three in Texas and one in Phoenix, which completed their perfect 26-0-0, 2008 season. The 2015 schedule marks the first time the NJCAA National Tournament will be played in Virginia, hosted by Patrick Henry Community College. The initial national tournament was played in 1961, eight years before the first academic course was offered on the Prescott campus. The Roughriders have qualified for 20 national tournaments, finished in the final four 18 times and have made 13 appearances in the national championship game. Head Coach Mike Pantalione has coached all 628 matches in the program’s storied history.