Game Day Preview (Soccer vs. Gateway)
Men’s College Soccer
Yavapai College vs. Gateway Community College
Tuesday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m.
Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai (6-0-1, overall; 4-0-1, league) defeated Snow College, Utah 3-1 Saturday night; Gateway beat South Mountain CC 5-3 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 16-0-0 all-time against the Geckos, scoring 105 goals with six goals against.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 7 Gateway 0 (October 13, 2016 in Prescott)
The setting: The Roughriders are 73-3-1 all-time at this venue which will play host of the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament (302-15-3 all-time, all home venues).
Players to watch: Yavapai—Alexander Guadron (18 points), William Baynham (17) and Jose Perez Flores (13); Gateway—Goalkeeper David Cornelio.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (598-54-28/29th season); Gateway—Greg Johnson (20-138-3/9th season).
Fun Facts: The Roughriders, ranked in every weekly national poll since the first week of September 1990. Currently, at number three.
League Alert: Five ACCAC matches taking place—SCC at AWC, SM at MCC, PCC at GCC, PC at CG. PVCC has the bye in the 11-team league
Weather Forecast: Sunny, high 85. Sunset at 6:40 p.m.
Milestone Alert: The Roughriders are two wins away from 600 all-time soccer victories.