Roughrider Freshman Named to NJCAA All-America Soccer Team
From their Colorado Springs office in Colorado, the National Junior College Athletic Association announced freshmen attacker Jose Perez Flores (McMinnville, Oregon) was named to the NJCAA All-America First Team. He is the only freshmen in the country selected to the first team honors.
Last week, he and sophomore defender Ricardo Nunez-Arellano (North Las Vegas, Nevada) were selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-America team (formerly, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America). They became the 60th and 61st All-Americans in Yavapai College soccer history.
This past season, the Roughriders won conference, region and district titles, enroute to their 21st appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament. Yavapai finished third in the country with a 23-3-3 overall record, their 19th Final Four finish and 21st plus 20-win season. The Roughriders broke a 24-year old national scoring record with 145 goals scored in one season. Entering their 30th season of intercollegiate soccer in 2018, Yavapai College has an all-time record of 615-57-30, capturing 77 championships (conference, region, district, national) including seven national titles.