Soccer Finishes the Season 3rd in the Nation
The Yavapai College soccer team fell short of their 14th National Championship Game appearance with a heartbreaking 3-2 overtime loss to Tyler Junior College Friday afternoon in the semi-finals of the NJCAA National Tournament. YC trailed 2-0 early in the second half only to tie the march with 13 minutes remaining in regulation. The Roughriders finish third place in the tournament, marking the 19th time that the Green and Gold finished in the top three in the nation. Yavapai concludes the season with a 23-3-3 overall record, a conference title, region title and district title. YC was 6-1 in 2017 in single elimination post season games. In 29 years, Yavapai has compiled a 615-57-30 all-time record while capturing seventy-seven (77) conference, region, district and national titles. Additionally, the 2017 Roughriders set a single season national scoring record with 145 goals shattering the old mark (134) that stood for 24 years.
29th minute – Tyler
46th minute – Tyler
54th minute – Alex Guadron assisted by Carlo Quesada
77th minute – Will Baynham assisted by Tyler Trump
92nd minute – Tyler
Tyler (TX) advances to the National Championship game on Saturday against Schoolcraft College (MI).