Game Day Preview (Softball vs. Eastern Arizona)
Yavapai Softball vs. Eastern Arizona College
Saturday, March 10 * 12:00 PM
Bill Vallely Field, Prescott, Arizona
* Records: Yavapai (19-6 overall, 13-3 conference) swept a doubleheader from Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Saturday, March 3rd, 6-0 and 12-2; Eastern Arizona (25-4 overall, 18-2 conference) swept a doubleheader from South Mountain on Tuesday, March 6th, 10-2 and 8-0.
* All-Time: The Roughriders are 26-19 all-time against the Gila Monsters.
* The Setting: Yavapai is 4-0 at home this season
* Last Meeting: EAC beat the Roughriders eliminating them from the Region Tournament on May 6, 2017, 10-2.
* First Meeting: Yavapai beat the Gila Monsters in 1974, 16-14.
* Players to watch: Yavapai-Makayla Guerra (.451 BA, 7 HR, 33 RBI), Neenah Pangilinan (.390 BA, 11 RBI, 20 runs) and Jaya Allen (9-3, 117 SO, 2.44 ERA); Eastern Arizona – Czarina Lorta (.478 BA, 5 HR), Sala Pedebone (.457 BA, 8 HR) and Kendall Rauk (12-1, 1.03 ERA, 38 SO).
* Coaches: Yavapai – Doug Eastman (151-57/4th season); Eastern Arizona– Kate McCluskey.
* Fun Facts: The Roughriders are 4-6 against the Gila Monsters in the Region Tournament.
* Weather Forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.