Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. Desert)
Men’s College Soccer
Yavapai College vs. College of the Desert, Calif.
Saturday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
Records: Yavapai College (4-1-1) defeated South Mountain 7-3 in their previous match; College of the Desert (0-2-1) tied Antelope Valley 2-2 on Tuesday afternoon.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 3-0-0 against the Roadrunners, scoring 13 goals with 0 goals against in 3 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 7 College of the Desert 0 (Sept. 12, 2015 at Prescott Valley).
The setting: The Roughriders are 226-11-2 all-time at this venue.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Freshmen Attackers David Gandara and Matthew Jordan; College of the Desert—Sophomore Midfielder Lucas Maia.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (578-51-28/28th season); College of the Desert—Jose Pipo Castillo (16-41-7/5th season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders are 15-0-2 all-time against California schools.
League Alert: Four other conference matches taking place on Sept. 10—SCC/PVCC, MCC/GCC, AWC/PC, PC/CGCC, SMCC/GW. Yavapai has a league bye in the 11-team conference.
Weather Forecast: Partly Cloudy, high 84; Sunset 6:43 p.m.