Game Day Preview Soccer vs. Salt Lake
Men’s College Soccer
Yavapai College vs. Salt Lake Community College
Thursday, August 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai (1-0-0) defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC 4-2 Tuesday evening; Salt Lake CC (last year, 13-1-3) season opener tonight.
All-Time: First meeting between the two defending conference champions (Yavapai/ACCAC; Salt Lake/SWAC)
Last Meeting: Yavapai has played 82 different opponents but not Salt Lake CC.
The setting: The Roughriders are 70-3-1 all-time at this venue which will play host of the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament (299-15-3 all-time, all home venues).
Players to watch: Yavapai—Sophomore Defenders Isaac Arellano and John Kanner; Salt Lake—Martinez brothers, Aaron, Isaac, Moises.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (593-54-27/29th season); Salt Lake—Mark Davis (13-1-3/2nd season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders are 3-0-0 against Utah schools and 41-3-1 in August all-time.
League Alert: All other Arizona Community College Athletic Conference soccer teams are off tonight.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders are seven wins away from 600 all-time soccer victories.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 85; Sunset 7:05 p.m.