Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. Gateway)
Men’s College Soccer
Yavapai College vs. Gateway Community College
Thursday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai College (14-2-0 overall, 13-2-0 in ACCAC) lost to South Mountain CC 2-1 in Phoenix last Saturday; Gateway CC (3-12-1).
All-Time: The Roughriders are 15-0-0 against the Geckos, scoring 98 goals with 6 goals against in 15 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 5 Gateway 0 (September 13, 2016 at Phoenix)
Setting: The Roughriders are 67-3-1 all-time at this venue, official site of the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Attackers Carlo Quesada (26 points) and Matthew Jordan (23). Gateway—Leading scorer Kevin Vega.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (588-52-27/28th season); Gateway—Greg Johnson (21-133-3/8th season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders need five more home wins for 300 all-time home victories (212 road and 81 neutral site wins).
League Alert: Four other conference matches taking place on Oct. 13—SCC/AWC, SMCC/MCC, PCC/GCC, PC/CGCC. Paradise Valley CC has a bye in the 11-team conference.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 77; Sunset 5:56 p.m.