Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. College of the Desert)
Yavapai College vs. College of the Desert
Saturday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai (6-1-0) defeated Paradise Valley CC 7-1 Thursday night; College of the Desert (1-2-0) beat Imperial Valley College 5-1 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 2-0-0 against the Roadrunners, scoring 6 goals with 0 goals against in 2 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 3 College of the Desert 0 (Sept. 12, 2014 at Prescott).
The setting: The Roughriders are 282-12-3 all-time at home, including unbeaten streaks of 58, 56, 39, 33 and 26 games.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Leading scorers Reece Weldon (25 points), Miles McRae (19). College of the Desert—Attacker Joao Leite Stefano.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (561-48-26/27th season); Desert—Jose Pipo Castillo (17-41-6/5th season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders are 14-0-2 all-time against California schools including a 13-0 victory against Victor Valley CC on “guaranteed win night” in the program’s home opener in 1989.
League Alert: Yavapai will be on the road next week at Pima (Tuesday) and at Mesa (Thursday) before returning home against Glendale on Saturday.
Weather Forecast: Partly Cloudy, high 81; Sunset 6:42 p.m.