Five Soccer Players Named to All-Region Team
Five Yavapai College soccer players were named to the 2016 NJCAA All-Region Team. Sophomore defenders Jacob Malach (Boise, Idaho) and Juan Ramirez (Aloha, Oregon) were selected to the first team along with freshmen forward Carlo Quesada (Las Vegas, Nevada). Second team all-region selections included a pair of Roughrider freshmen players from Phoenix, Arizona—midfielder John Scearce and defender John Kanner. In addition, Yavapai College Head Soccer Coach Michael Pantalione (592-52-27/28th year) was named NJCAA Region Coach of the Year for the 18th time.
Yavapai College captured their 26th conference title in 2016 with an overall regular season record of 18-2-0. Post-season play begins for the Roughriders on Thursday.