Roughriders Battle to a Scoreless Tie
Update (9/23/16): Phoenix College forfeited 6 ACCAC matches including this contest. As a result, Yavapai has been awarded a 1-0 victory.
Previous story (9/06/16): The Roughrider soccer team traveled down to Phoenix College Tuesday afternoon and battled to a 0-0 double overtime tie. It is the 8th time in Roughrider history that a Yavapai match has ended in a scoreless tie and the 28th tie in the program’s 28 years. Both teams move to a 3-1-1 overall and conference record.
Roughrider freshman goalkeeper Justin Motzkus played all 110 minutes to record the shutout. This marked the 342nd all-time clean sheet posted by a Yavapai goalkeeper.
Yavapai will play their Prescott home opener on Thursday, September 8th entertaining the Cougars from South Mountain Community College at Ken Lindley Field. On Saturday, YC takes a break from ACCAC action as they host College of the Desert from Palm Desert, California at Ken Lindley Field. Both matches will start at 6:00 PM.
In the latest NJCAA poll, the Roughriders nab the #8 ranking. Pima Community College is ranked #9; Phoenix College is #11; and Arizona Western is #12. Yavapai has won 199 matches all-time against ranked teams.