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Roughrider Gameday Glance: Phoenix College at Yavapai College
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Yavapai College Roughriders. (Courtesy)

Yavapai College Roughriders. (Courtesy)


#3 Phoenix College


#7 Yavapai College

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Noon, 2 p.m.

Bill Vallely Field, Prescott

Records: Yavapai College (33-5, 24-4 ACCAC) swept a doubleheader from South Mountain Community College on March 30, 8-0 and 7-4; Phoenix College (28-4, 26-2 ACCAC) swept a doubleheader from South Mountain CC on April 2.

All-Time: Yavapai is 14-26 against the Bears.

Last Meeting: Yavapai split a doubleheader with the Bears on April 12, 2018, losing the first game, 15-7, and prevailing in the nightcap, 6-1.

The setting: The Roughriders were 25-4 at home in 2018 and are currently 7-1 at home this season.

Players to watch: Yavapai — Shaylee Alani and Shaye Pinner; Phoenix — Brianna Hardy and Haley Johnston.

Coaches: Yavapai — Doug Eastman (213-68, 5th season); Phoenix – Heinz Mueller.

Fun Fact: Yavapai jumped up one spot in the NJCAA poll to #7. … Coach Doug Eastman’s record at Yavapai College is 213-68 in five years on the Roughriders’ bench. The all-time leader for Yavapai in wins is Stacy Iveson with 226 victories. … Yavapai is the only team in the ACCAC that has five players in the Top 10 for home runs.

Weather Forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

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