Volleyball Announces 2010 Schedule
Yavapai College head volleyball coach Matt Cohen has announced the Roughriders’ 2010 season schedule, a slate that includes thirteen matches against teams that were ranked among the top 20 in that nation in 2009.
The Riders’ will get its season underway with the Lamar Invitational. YC will face Western Wyoming College on Friday, Aug. 27, at 10:00 a.m. to kick off its 2010 campaign. Other tourney opponents include Garden City Community College, Vernon College, Dodge City Community College, and the host, Lamar Community College.
On Wednesday, September 1st, the Roughriders travel to Thatcher to open ACCAC play against the defending Region 1 Champions, Eastern Arizona College.
The first home match of the season will be on Friday, September 3rd against Pima Community College.
The Roughriders travel to San Diego, CA for the Cuyamaca Invitational on Saturday, September 11th. Two weeks later, YC heads to Scottsbluff, NE for the Wyo-Braska Shootout where they will face six tough opponents including Western Nebraska Community College and Northwest College, both teams participated in the 2009 National Tournament.
In addition to its 18 conference matches, the Riders’ will also travel to Jacksonville, FL for the Florida State College at Jacksonville Invitational. While in Florida, YC will play five times including a match against perennial power Iowa Western Community College.
Yavapai College returns three starters from its 2009 squad led by 1st Team All-ACCAC outside hitter Haley Shackelford.