Photo by Les Stukenberg.
Originally Published: September 4, 2018 6 a.m.
Who: Glendale Community College at Yavapai College
When: Tuesday, Sept. 4, 6 p.m.
Where: Mountain Valley Park, Prescott Valley
Records: Yavapai College (2-1-0) defeated Chandler-Gilbert CC 2-1 Saturday night; Glendale (1-3-0) lost to Pima CC 5-1 in their previous match.
All-Time: The Roughriders are 59-3-3 all-time against the Gauchos.
Last Meeting: Yavapai 6 Glendale 2 (Sept. 26, 2017).
The Setting: The Roughriders are 315-16-5 all-time at home (includes 78-4-3 at Prescott Valley).
Players to Watch: Yavapai — freshmen midfielders Kevyn Lo (game winning goal in last match) & Miguel Rubio. Glendale — freshmen midfielder Christian Macias.
Coaches: Yavapai—Michael Pantalione (617-58-30/30th season); Glendale—Jesus Cardiel (41-38-6/4th season).
Fun Facts: In the 1990’s, the Roughriders faced Glendale five times for the region championship, winning all five matches with a +20 goal differential.
League Alert: Five conference matches today—PCC at GWCC, MCC at PC, CGCC at PVCC, SMCC at AWC. Scottsdale has a bye in the 11-team league.
Other News: In addition to the NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame player, coach and contributor category, a new section has been established—team. The 2008 undefeated, untied YC team (26-0-0) could be the first of four all-time NJCAA teams inducted sometime this month. Yavapai College have an all-time high 20 players, one coach and one contributor already in the hall.
Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy, high 78. Sunset at 6:51 p.m.