Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. South Mountain)
Yavapai College vs. South Mountain Community College
Saturday, October 3 at 2:30 p.m.
SMCC Campus Field, Phoenix
Records: Yavapai (13-1-1) defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC 2-0 Thursday night; South Mountain (1-12-0) lost Arizona Western College 8-1 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 54-0-0 against the Cougars, scoring 338 goals with 25 goals against in 54 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 8 South Mountain 1 (Sept. 1, 2015 at Prescott Valley).
The setting: The Roughriders have won 26 consecutive matches on the South Mountain campus field. However, the Cougars have one more campus field than Yavapai.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Leading scorers Reece Weldon (46 points), Miles McRae (34) and Goalkeeper Greg Patenaude (0.74 GAA); South Mountain—Sophomore Defender Alexis Zazueta.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (567-48-27/27th season); South Mountain—Justin Bogus (7-45-1/3rd season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders need 4 goals to reach 2,600 all-time. Yavapai have been scored on 457 times.
League Alert: Yavapai will have three matches this upcoming week (Tuesday at Phoenix, Thursday vs. Arizona Western & Saturday at Paradise Valley).
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 95; Sunset 6:12 p.m.