Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. Arizona Western)
Yavapai College vs. Arizona Western College
Thursday, October 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Ken Lindley Field, Prescott
Records: Yavapai (14-1-1) defeated South Mountain CC 7-2 Saturday afternoon; Arizona Western (11-2-1) beat Glendale 2-0 in their previous match last Saturday night.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 49-4-2 against the Matadors, scoring 236 goals with 35 goals against in 55 meetings.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 3 Arizona Western 2, OT (Sept. 7, 2015 at Yuma)
The setting: The Roughriders are 287-12-3 all-time at home, including unbeaten streaks of 58, 56, 39, 33, 26 and 21 games.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Leading scorers Reece Weldon (52 points), Miles McRae (34) and Goalkeeper Greg Patenaude (0.72 GAA); Arizona Western—Leading scorer Jeremiah Eguijie (21 points) and Goalkeeper Dusan Djordjev (0.82 GAA).
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (569-48-27/27th season); Arizona Western—Kenny Dale (137-59-12/11th season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders are 2-0 all-time against the Matadors in post-season action (2009, 2012).
League Alert: Yavapai will play their final regular season home match against Pima in Prescott Valley on Saturday, Oct. 17.
Weather Forecast: Partly Cloudy, high 79; Sunset 6:06 p.m.