Volleyball Opens Season
Game Day Preview
Yavapai College at the Runnin’ Lopes Invitational
Friday, Aug. 27 starting at 10 AM
* Participating Teams: Lamar Community College, Trinidad State Community College, Sheridan College, Laramie County Community College, Western Wyoming Community College, Vernon College, Claredon College, Seward County Community College, Pratt Community College, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
*YC Opponents by random draw: Garden City, Western Wyoming, Vernon, Dodge City, and Lamar
*YC Opponents 2009 record & # of returners, coach (record) – seasons
Garden City: 0-28, 0, Amber Jay (0-0) – 1st Year
Western Wyoming: 17-27, 2, Rick Reynolds (40-47) – 3rd Year
Vernon: 13-19, 7, Valerie Armstrong (0-0) – 1st Year
Dodge City: 13-15, 3, Shaun Pohlman (unknown) – 4th Year
Lamar: 20-32, 3, Courtney Heiser (20-32) – 2nd Year
* YC Players to watch: Sophomores Haley Shackelford, Tayler Hagan, Rachel Lindley, Sam Eastburn.
* Yavapai Coach: Matt Cohen (57-25) – 4th Season
* Fun Fact: This is the first trip to Lamar for the Roughriders under Cohen. They have previously played Garden City in 2008 winning 3-0.
* Around the League: 8 other ACCAC teams play their first conference match on Friday.