After a 2-0 start to the season, the Yavapai College men’s soccer team will face its biggest test of the young season in the form of a home matchup against the No. 1-ranked Pima Community College Aztecs.
The matchup takes place on Tuesday (September 6) at 7 p.m. in Prescott, Arizona, at Ken Lindley Field. Fans who are unable to make it to the game in person can stream the match on GoRoughriders.com/Live.
No. 1-ranked Pima is 2-0 on the young season with a 3-0 victory over Glendale and 3-0 victory over Chandler-Gilbert.
The Roughriders opened their regular season with a 4-1 road win over the College of Southern Nevada Coyotes. Last weekend, YC defeated Scottsdale 3-1 to move to 2-0 on the season.
Player To Watch
Sophomore forward Mael Lopes tallied two goals and an assist in YC’s last match and now leads the Roughriders in points with six.
One Last Thing
Last season, the Aztecs won the NJCAA DII National Championship on penalty kicks against CCBC Essex.
– D.J. Irwin