Roughriders suffers only 15th home defeat in 28 years
The Roughrider soccer team’s 2016 season came to an abrupt end with a 3-0 defeat to Phoenix College in an NJCAA Region I Playoff match at Ken Lindley Field Thursday night. The Bears scored in the 37th, 48th and 83rd minute of the match. The ACCAC conference champion Yavapai College finishes the season at 18-3-0 while Phoenix improves to 12-9-1. This marks only the 15th home defeat in Yavapai’s storied 28-year history. In the regular season, Yavapai won over Phoenix College twice and defeated the eventual region champion, Pima Community College on two occasions as well.
Yavapai College will enter the 2017 season with an all-time record of 592-53-27 and will play host to the NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer National Tournament, November 13-18, 2017.