After qualifying for their 18th NJCAA Final Four appearance, the Roughrider soccer team came within one goal of their 14th trip to the NJCAA National Championship Match with a 1-0 loss to top ranked Iowa Western Community College Friday night in Tyler, Texas. YC concludes their season with an 18-3-6
Once again, the Roughrider soccer team won a match in dramatic fashion. This time to advance to the semi-finals of the NJCAA Division I National Soccer Tournament in Tyler, Texas. #4 Yavapai and #5 Eastern Florida State College, the Roughriders 81st different opponent, played to a 3-3 tie forcing
#1 Iowa Western beat #12 Ranger, 2-0
#3 San Jacinto beat #10 Cloud County, 4-2
#4 Yavapai beat #9 Burlington County, 1-1 & 4-3 on PK’s
#2 Tyler beat #11 CCBC
As they have for what seems like the majority of the season, the #4 ranked Roughrider soccer team came from behind for a victory, 1-1 (YC 4-3 on PK’s) over Burlington County College, NJ on the first day of the 2014 NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament and is on top of Group D with
Gather with other Roughrider fans to watch the #4 ranked Yavapai College soccer team in their pursuit of their 8th National Championship.
All matches will be streamed live in the community room on the Prescott campus on the big screen.
The games on Monday and Wednesday will start at
NJCAA NATIONAL SOCCER TOURNAMENT
AT TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE, TYLER, TEXAS
Pool A: Seeds 1, 8, 12
– Iowa Western, Lewis & Clark, Ranger
Pool B: Seeds 2, 7, 11
– Tyler, ASA, CCBC-Essex
Pool C: Seeds 3, 6,
Yavapai College defeated Otero Junior College of La Junta, Colorado 3-0 Saturday afternoon to capture the NJCAA West District Championship. As a result, the Roughriders will make their 20th appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament in Tyler, TX beginning on November 18th. That also marks the 20th
NJCAA Soccer at a Glance since 1989
National Tournament Appearances
- Yavapai 19
- *Mercer, NJ 15
- *DuPage, Ill. 14
- *Georgia Perimeter 9
- Tyler, Tex. 8
- *Schoolcraft, Mich. 7
- Louisburg, NC 6
Reprinted from The Daily Courier (Nov. 6, 2013 edition)
West District soccer title, all-time record at stake Saturday
Otero (Colo.) at Yavapai
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
The Roughrider soccer team won their 21st NJCAA Region I Championship since 1990 Saturday night over Phoenix College, 1-1 (5-4 in penalty kicks) at Rose Mofford Sports Complex in Phoenix, home of Yavapai’s 2008 National Title. The match marked the first time that a Roughrider team has played an
Men’s Soccer NJCAA Region One Championship
Yavapai College vs. Phoenix College
Saturday, November 2 (6:00 p.m. kickoff)
Rose Mofford Park, Phoenix
Records: Yavapai (17-2-3 overall) defeated
The Yavapai College soccer team advanced to the NJCAA Region I Championship Match Wednesday night with a 3-2 victory over Pima Community College at Ken Lindley Field. Yavapai is now 17-2-3 on the season and Pima finishes their year at 14-7-1. Yavapai is now 39-3 all-time in Region I playoff competition.Tonight’s
Records: Yavapai (16-2-3 overall) defeated South Mountain 6-1 on Saturday night; Pima CC (14-6-1) defeated Mesa 2-0 in the first round of the region playoff Monday night in Tucson.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 54-6-4 against the Aztecs scoring 189 goals
Region One Soccer Playoffs
Monday, Oct. 28
Arizona Western 1 Glendale 0
Pima 2 Mesa 0
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Yavapai 3 Pima 2
Phoenix 2 Arizona Western 1
Brings total to 119 all-time, all-region Roughriders
Yavapai College is well represented on the NJCAA All-Region One Soccer Team. Freshmen defender David Mack of Tigard, Oregon along with sophomore midfielder Milan Popovic from Las Vegas, Nevada was named to the All-Region First Team. Mack
n the regular season finale Saturday night, Yavapai College defeated South Mountain Community College, 6-1, at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. YC finishes the regular season with a 16-2-3 record. Additionally, the evening marked the 599th match in the history of the Roughrider soccer program and will
The Roughrider soccer team dropped a 1-0 match to the Matadors from Arizona Western College Thursday night in Yuma. YC falls to 15-2-3 on the season and 14-2-3 in ACCAC action. AWC improves to 13-6-1 on the year.
Arizona Western scored the lone goal in the 20th minute of play.
Yavapai College bounced back from their only defeat of the season with a convincing 4-1 road victory Saturday night over Mesa Community College in Mesa. YC is now tied for first place in the ACCAC standings with Phoenix College with identical 14-1-3 records. The Roughriders are 15-1-3 overall. Mesa
Yavapai College suffers their first defeat of the season in a 3-2 loss to Scottsdale Community College Thursday night in Prescott Valley. The loss also marks the first defeat in the Prescott Valley venue in Roughrider soccer history. It also took 25 years to reach double digits in home losses. The
It’s been a good year for former Yavapai College soccer player Roger Espinoza. After leading Wigan Athletic to their first Football Association Cup title in its 81-year history by beating big-spending and heavily favored Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in London, England in May, Espinoza
NJCAA Division I National Poll
- Iowa Western Community College (14-0-0)
- Tyler Junior College (11-1-0)
- Yavapai College (14-0-3)
The #4 ranked Roughrider soccer team played in their sixth overtime match this season Saturday night in Phoenix against the #5 ranked Phoenix College Bears. YC came away with a 1-1 tie to remain unbeaten on the season. Yavapai used some late game heroics getting the equalizer with a mere 18 seconds
The #4 ranked Roughrider soccer team defeated Paradise Valley Community College, 8-0, Wednesday afternoon in Phoenix. YC advances their overall record to 14-0-2 and 13-0-2 in conference play. Paradise Valley falls to 3-11-0 on the year.
- 4th minute – Asa Goldsmith
The Roughrider soccer team scored 8 goals in the second half to defeat GateWay Community College, 9-0 Friday night at Ken Lindley Field. YC improves their overall record to 13-0-1 and 12-0-1 conference play. The Geckos remain winless on the year at 0-14-0.
YC gets game winner with 1:40 remaining
The Roughrider soccer team defeated Pima Community College in a wild finish Wednesday night in Tucson by a score of 2-1. YC improves to 12-0-2 overall and 11-0-2 in conference play. Pima falls to 7-6-0 on the year. The victory marks the 54th win against
The Roughrider soccer team scored a solid road victory Saturday afternoon over Glendale Community College in Glendale by a score of 2-0. YC improves their season record to 11-0-2 and their ACCAC mark at 10-0-2. The Gauchos fall to 6-5-1 on the year.
The Roughrider soccer team gained 1 point Thursday night with a 1-1 tie with Chandler-Gilbert Community College. That is the 6th overtime match of the season for Yavapai. YC is now 10-0-2 on the season and 9-0-2 in conference play and the Coyotes are now 6-4-1.
Yavapai improves their home record to 263-9-2.
In the battle of the unbeatens Monday night, Yavapai defeated Phoenix College, 2-1 at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. YC is now 10-0-1 overall and 9-0-1 in ACCAC. Phoenix suffers their first loss of the year and stands at 9-1-0. The match concludes
The Roughrider soccer team defeated South Mountain Community College Saturday afternoon in Phoenix, 7-0. Yavapai is now 9-0-1 overall and 8-0-1 in the ACCAC. South Mountain falls to 2-8-0 on the year. The victory is the 526th all-time and the 52nd win in temperatures in excess of 100 degrees.
The Roughrider soccer team defeated Arizona Western College, 3-2, Thursday night in a key ACCAC battle. Yavapai improves to 8-0-1 on the year and 7-0-1 in the conference standings. The Matadors fall to 6-3-1. YC is now 47-3-1 all-time against Arizona Western College.
For the fourth time this season, the Roughrider soccer team won in overtime Monday night beating Glendale Community College, 2-1. Yavapai is now 7-0-1 overall and 6-0-1 in ACCAC action. Glendale falls to 3-3-1 on the year and the same record in the conference standings.
After a scoreless first
For the first time in 50 matches, the Yavapai College soccer team did not gain a victory at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley but still remain unbeaten with a 1-1 tie Saturday night against Mesa Community College. YC is now 6-0-1 overall and 5-0-1 in the ACCAC. Mesa sits at 4-2-1 on the year
The #4 ranked Roughrider soccer team came back from three 1-goal deficits to beat Scottsdale Community College, 4-3 in overtime Thursday night in Scottsdale. YC is now 6-0-0 overall and 5-0-0 in ACCAC play and Scottsdale falls to 2-4-0 on the year and in the conference standings.
The United States Men’s National team win over Mexico 2-0 on Tuesday night plus the Honduras tie clinches a spot in the 2014 World Cup for the Americans. Honduras did in fact tie Panama 2-2, as former Roughrider soccer player Roger Espinoza (Yavapai 2005 & 2006) collected an assist on the second
The soccer match between Yavapai College and Phoenix College scheduled for Tuesday, September 10th has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions from the recent rains. The game will be rescheduled for later this month at a date and place yet to be determined.
The soccer team will play
The Roughrider soccer team took a break from ACCAC action with a game against the College of the Desert Saturday afternoon in Palm Desert, California. YC battled 100 plus degree weather to come away with a 3-0 victory over the Roadrunners in the very first meeting between these two teams. YC is now
YC is now 260-9-1 all-time at home
The #5 ranked Yavapai College soccer team defeated Paradise Valley Community College 9-1 in their Prescott home opener at Ken Lindley Field Thursday night. YC used 8 unanswered goals en route to their fourth victory of the year.
Former Roughrider soccer player Justin Meram accounted for both goals Thursday night in the Columbus Crew 2-0 win against the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer action. Meram assisted in the 47th minute and scored in the 74th minute to lead the crew to the victory.
Meram played on the 2007
The Roughrider soccer team defeated Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 2-1 in overtime on Monday afternoon in Prescott Valley. Yavapai improves to 3-0-0 on the season and Chandler-Gilbert falls to 1-3-0.
The win marked the 49th consecutive victory for the Roughriders at the Prescott Valley
Five different players scored for the Roughrider soccer team Saturday night in a 5-0 victory over the Geckos from GateWay Community College in a match played at Rose Mofford Park in Phoenix, the site of Yavapai’s 2008 NJCAA National title. YC is now 2-0-0 on the young season and GateWay falls
Goalkeeper Daniel Sellitti recorded his first NCAA Division One shutout in Marshall University’s scoreless draw at Appalachian State (NC) in the season opener for both teams.
The former Roughrider keeper (2011 & 2012) played all 110 minutes in Boone, North Carolina Friday night. Sellitti
The Roughrider soccer team defeated Pima Community College, 3-2 in double overtime Thursday night in their season, conference and home opener in Prescott Valley. Yavapai came from behind twice in the match tying the game with 5 minutes remaining in regulation to force the extra period.
Due to the impending weather and forecasted lightning and thunderstorms for the Prescott area, the soccer match scheduled between Yavapai College and Glendale Community College for Saturday, August 24th has been postponed. The match will be rescheduled for a date yet to be determined in September.
Opening game ruled no contest; Venue change for Saturday
After a 90-minute delay due to lightning in Prescott Valley, Yavapai’s season, home and conference opener was ruled a “no contest” with the Roughriders leading Chandler-Gilbert CC 2-0 in the 64th minute. College rules state
The National Junior College Athletic Association has released the 2013 pre-season rankings for Division I men’s soccer and Yavapai College finds themselves in the 5th position. Since 1990, the Roughriders have been ranked in every weekly poll holding the number one position 75 times.
Three more Yavapai College soccer team members have been inducted into the NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame bringing the total up to 21 HOF members, the most from any junior college soccer program. The 2013 inductees include:
Kobah Washington led Yavapai College to two National
Former Roughrider soccer player, Alan Gordon scored in the second-half injury time to give the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes a shocking 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stanford University Stadium on Saturday night. Gordon scored on a header at the back post in the 93rd minute as the sellout
Members of the 2013 Yavapai College Soccer Team will conduct two free youth soccer clinics—Friday, August 16 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley and Saturday, August 17 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott.
The 25th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with their and home and conference opener against Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Thursday, Aug. 22 at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley. Two days later the Prescott home opener will take place at Ken Lindley Field on Saturday, Aug.
Former Roughrider attacker, David Oberholtzer, was named assistant coach for the NCAA Division One program at the University of Dayton. The Flyers are members of the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Oberholtzer was a starter as a freshmen for the 2003 Yavapai College National Championship team. He
Former Yavapai College soccer player Roger Espinoza led Wigan Athletic to their first Football Association Cup title in its 81-year history by beating big-spending and heavily favored Manchester City 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in London, England on Saturday. In one of the greatest FA Cup final upsets
Former Yavapai College soccer player Roger Espinoza will be representing Wigan Athletic in the Football Association Cup Final against Manchester City on Saturday, May 11. The match will kick-off at 9:15 a.m. (Arizona Time) at Wembley Stadium in London, England and televised live on FOX.
Former Yavapai College soccer player Adam Barrett was named to the Professional Footballers’ Association “League Two” Team of the Year. This past season, Barrett captained the Gillingham Football Club that won England’s League Two. As a result, the “Gills” will be promoted to the League
Yavapai College Soccer Team members moving on to four-year
Roughrider soccer player Rysen Barnett has received The President’s Award for Excellence. The announcement was made at Tuesday’s Evening of Recognition at the Yavapai College Performance Arts Center. The President’s Award is for special students who have achieved academic
Roughrider soccer player Sam Cusack has been named Yavapai College Athletic of the Year for the 2012-2013 academic year at last night’s Evening of Recogination at the Performance Arts Center. The sophomore captain anchored the Yavapai College defense the past two seasons playing in all 47 matches
Championships seem to follow former Roughrider great Jose Corona. As the head coach of Cortez High School in Phoenix, Corona has lead Cortez High School to yet another state soccer championship. In what was a rematch of last season’s Division III tournament state-title game, Phoenix Cortez
Sophomore defender Sam Cusack has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Junior College Men’s Scholar All-America First Team. Cusack, who anchored the Roughrider defense the past two seasons, supports a 3.81 grade point average. In December, he was named to both the NSCAA
Former Roughrider soccer player, Adam Barrett, has signed a two-year extension with Gillingham Football Club in England’s Second Division. The new deal will keep 32-year-old Barrett at the club until the end of the 2014/15 season. Gillingham FC is currently on top of the league table with a 15-4-6
Former Roughrider and NJCAA Soccer Hall of Famer, Roger Espinoza, has come a long way in a short period of time.
In the past year, the Honduran midfielder went from being an MLS standout to a top international performer with global recognition. His stellar performance in the Olympics –
Another honor has been awarded to sophomore Sam Cusack. The trustworthy defender was named to the prestigious National Soccer Coaches Association-Continental Tire Junior College All-America First Team. The NSCAA All-America ceremonies will take place in Indianapolis on January 19. 2013. Cusack anchored
Article courtesy of C & G Newspapers
MLS player, Yavapai College grad Justin Meram gives back
By Jon Malavolti
C & G Staff Writer
December 5th Edition from C & G Publishing, Shelby Township, Michigan
Fresh off his second season playing
Five Yavapai College soccer players were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire All-West Team. They include sophomore defenders Sam Cusack and Eduardo Jasso along with sophomore midfielder Carlos Lara. In addition, forwards Julien Dragomir (19 goals, 14 assists)
Sophomore Sam Cusack was named to the NJCAA Soccer All-America Team. The trustworthy defender anchored the Yavapai College defense the past two seasons playing in all 47 matches (40-4-3 overall record) with a plus/minus of +134. He becomes the 52nd soccer All-American from the Roughrider program.
The Roughrider soccer team fell short of their 20th NJCAA National Tournament appearance Friday afternoon losing to Northwest College, WY 4-2 in the NJCAA West District Playoffs. YC concludes the season with a 21-3-0 record (517-43-18 all-time). Northwest (16-6-0) advances to the NJCAA
The Roughrider soccer team goes into the NJCAA West District Playoffs ranked #3 up from last week’s #5 spot.
YC opens up District play on Friday at 11:00 AM Arizona Time against Northwest College, WY (15-6-0) in Rock Spring, WY. The winner will advance to the West District Championship
NJCAA West District Playoffs
Friday, November 2 at Rock Springs, Wyoming
Yavapai College (21-2-0) vs. Northwest College, Wyo. (15-6-0), 11:00 a.m. Arizona Time
North Idaho College (6-6-3) vs. Western Wyoming CC (13-8-1), 1:30 p.m.
97th playoff victory in the history of the program
The Roughrider soccer team outlasted Arizona Western College (19-3-0) Saturday night, 1-0, to capture their 20th NJCAA Region I Championship and the right to advance to the NJCAA District Finals at a site yet to be determined. Tonight’s
The Roughrider soccer team advanced to the NJCAA Region I Championship Match with a 5-2 victory over Pima Community College (14-6-2) Thursday night in Prescott Valley. YC improves to 20-2-0 on the season, marking the 19th time that a Yavapai team has achieved the 20-win season plateau. Incredibly,
The Roughrider soccer squad placed five players on the All-ACCAC/All-Region I Soccer Team as voted by the conference coaches this past Saturday.
· Sophomore Defender Sam Cusack
· Sophomore Defender Eduardo Jasso
The Roughrider soccer team stumbled Thursday night in their regular season finale in Yuma to Arizona Western College, 3-2. YC concludes the regular season at 19-2-0 overall and 18-2-0 in the ACCAC, tying a school record for the most conference wins in a season, a record also held by the 2001 and 2008
United States National Team forward Alan Gordon earned his first cap with the national team in a 2-1 victory over Antigua & Baruda. In the closing minute of regulation, the United States got the vital goal and three points when Alan Gordon, inside the penaly area, hit a one-timed cross to the
The #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team captured their 23rd ACCAC crown since the program’s inception in 1989 with 2-1 double overtime victory over Pima Community College Saturday night in Prescott Valley. Yavapai is now 19-1-0 overall and 18-1-0 in league play. Pima falls to 11-5-2.
The Roughrider soccer team moved one game closer to clinching their 23rd ACCAC title with a 2-1 victory over Paradise Valley Community College Thursday night at Ken Lindley Field. YC is now 18-1-0 (most wins in the country) and 17-1-0 in conference play. Yavapai now has 89 goals on the year, the most
Team record set and Individual record tied
The Roughrider soccer team erupted for 17 goals breaking a team record for most goals scored in a match en route to a 17-0 victory over the Cougars from South Mountain Community College Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix. YC is now 17-1-0 overall and
The Roughrider soccer team scored 3 second half goals lifting YC to their 16th win of the season at Chandler-Gilbert Community College Saturday night, 3-1. Yavapai increases their league lead to 9 points with Arizona Western College idle Saturday. Yavapai is now 15-1-0 in the ACCAC (16-0-1, overall)
At the site of their 2008 NJCAA National Championship where Yavapai captured their 7th national title, the Roughrider soccer team recorded their 15th victory on the season with a 4-1 pounding of GateWay Community College Thursday night. YC improves their league leading conference mark to 14-1-0 (15-0-1,
The #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team beat the visiting Thunderbirds from Mesa Community College Tuesday night at Ken Lindley Field, 4-1. The match was the 50th time that these two schools have met in Roughrider soccer history. Earlier in the season, YC earned their 500th all time win playing
Continue unbeaten streak in Prescott Valley (45-0-0)
The Roughrider soccer team beat the visiting Gauchos from Glendale Community College Saturday night in Prescott Valley, 2-0 to sweep the season series and improve their conference record to 12-1-0 (13-1-0, overall). Glendale falls to 7-4-1
The Roughrider soccer team dropped their first match of the season in Phoenix to the Bears from Phoenix College, 2-1. Despite the loss, YC maintains first place in the ACCAC with a record of 11-1-0 (12-1-0 overall) and PC improves to 6-3-3.
The #2 ranked Roughrider soccer team pitched their tenth shutout on the season Tuesday night with a 5-0 blanking over the visiting Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College. YC improves their league leading record to 11-0-0 and 12-0-0 overall. Scottsdale falls to 2-8-1 on the season.
Column: Best YC soccer team ever
EASY BEING GREEN
There’s nothing hard to like about the 2012 Yavapai College men’s soccer team. The offense: 51 goals in 10 games. The defense: zero goals allowed on the road.
250th All-Time Home Win
The #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team outlasted the #20 Blue Knights from Dakota County Technical College (Minnesota) Saturday night, 2-0 at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley. Yavapai is now 11-0-0 on the season while Dakota County falls to 5-3 overall.
249th win at Ken Lindley Field, 506th all-time
The first place and #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team beat the second place and #6 ranked Arizona Western College soccer team Thursday night, 4-1 at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Yavapai scored 4 unanswered goals in the second half
The #2 ranked Roughrider soccer team erupted for 10 goals in a 10-0 blanking over South Mountain Community College Tuesday night at Ken Lindley Field. The shutout is the 8th for YC this season. Yavapai is now in sole possession of first place with a 9-0-0 record and South Mountain falls to 0-9-0.
Two early goals propelled the #2 ranked Roughrider soccer team to a 2-0 hard fought road victory against Pima Community College Saturday afternoon in Tucson. YC is now 8-0-0 on the season and Pima falls to 3-3-2. Daniel Sellitti(10 saves) played all 90 minutes in goal to record the Roughriders 7th
Sixth shutout this season
The #2 nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team scored four second half goals Thursday night to propel them to a 4-0 victory over Paradise Valley Community College. YC is now 7-0-0 to remain in sole possession of first place while Paradise Valley falls to 2-4-1.
Tonight’s soccer match between Yavapai College and South Mountain Community College has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 18th at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott beginning at 6:00 PM.
The #2 ranked Roughrider soccer team blanked the Coyotes from Chandler-Gilbert Community College, 3-0 Saturday night in Prescott Valley to remain atop the ACCAC standings with a perfect 6-0-0 record. Chandler-Gilbert falls to 4-2-0. Yavapai is now 42-0-0 all-time in matches played in Prescott Valley.
Yavapai College improves to 5-0-0 and remains in sole possession of first place in the ACCAC with an 11-2 victory Tuesday night over GateWay Community College at Ken Lindley Field in their Prescott home opener. YC is now 246-9-1 at home and have 501 victories in the history of the program. GateWay
The Roughrider soccer team defeated Mesa Community College, 3-0 Saturday night in Mesa for their 500th win since the program’s inception in 1989. The Roughriders are now 4-0-0 in 2012 and 500-40-18 all-time. Mesa falls to 2-1-0 on the season.
Besides the 500th win, YC reached another milestone
The Roughrider soccer team recorded their 499th all-time victory Tuesday night in a tough, physical 2-0 win over Glendale Community College at Rose Mofford Sports Complex in Phoenix, the same site of the Roughriders seventh NJCAA National Championship. YC is now 3-0-0 on the young season and Glendale
The Roughrider soccer team defeated the visiting Bears from Phoenix College in their home opener Saturday night, 3-0. YC is now 23-1 all-time in home openers winning their last 17. The Roughrider kickers own a 41-0-0 overall record at the amphitheater in Prescott Valley and currently are sitting
The Yavapai College soccer team scored 6 second half goals en route to a 7-0 victory in the 2012 season and conference opener against Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale Thursday night. The Roughriders are now 22-2-0 all-time in season openers.
A former Yavapai College soccer player and current member of Major League Soccer San Jose Earthquakes, Alan Gordon, has been called up to the United States Men’s National Team by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
The 23-man USA roster will take on Mexico on Wednesday, August
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Stronger, faster, farther.
The National Junior College Athletic Association has released the 2012 preseasonrankings for Division I men’s soccer and Yavapai College finds themselves in the 5th position. Since 1990, the Roughriders have been ranked in every weekly poll holding the #1 position 75 times.
Since 1990, Yavapai
Former Roughrider Roger Espinoza gets assist on lone Honduran goal in a 1-0 victory over medal contender Spain in the 2012 Olympics. The victory knocks Spain out of medal hopes.
Former Yavapai College soccer player, Roger Espinoza, has been named to the Honduras Olympic Soccer Team and will be competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games later this month.
Espinoza from Denver, Colorado, played at Yavapai College during the 2005 and 2006 seasons helping the Roughriders