Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. Chandler-Gilbert)
Men’s College Soccer
Yavapai College vs. Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Saturday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai College (9-1-0 overall, 8-1-0 in ACCAC) defeated Scottsdale CC 3-2 Thursday afternoon; Chandler-Gilbert CC (5-4-1) beat Gateway CC 5-1 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 35-5-2 against the Coyotes, scoring 138 goals with 25 goals against in 42 meetings.
Last Meeting: Chandler-Gilbert 2 Yavapai 1 (August 23, 2016 at Chandler)
The setting: The Roughriders are 65-3-1 all-time at this venue.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Freshmen attackers Ziyad Fares and Matthew Jordan; Chandler-Gilbert—Forward Jacob Coking and Goalkeeper Jacob Faircloth.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (582-51-28/28th season); Chandler-Gilbert—Richard Esperti (5-4-1/1st season).
Fun Facts: Most Roughrider corner kicks (17) in one match all-time was against Chandler-Gilbert in 1999.
League Alert: Four other conference matches taking place on Sept. 24—MCC/GW, AWC/GCC, PVCC/PCC, PC/SMCC. Scottsdale CC has a bye in the 11-team conference.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 74; Sunset 6:22 p.m.