Seasons Begin For Soccer And Volleyball
The 2010-11 Roughrider athletic seasons begin this weekend. Both the nationally ranked soccer and volleyball teams will be in action.
Head Coach Matt Cohen and the lady spikers travel to Lamar, Colorado to participate in the Running’ Lopes Invitational. YC is currently ranked #24 in the NJCAA Division I Pre-Season National Poll. They will begin round-robin play against Garden City Community College, KS on Friday at 2PM. The Roughriders start conference play on September 1st at defending NJCAA Region I Champion Eastern Arizona College . The home opener for Yavapai will be on September 3rd against Pima Community College . YC concluded last season with a 26-15 overall record and 7-5 in ACCAC play and was the NJCAA Division I Region I Runner’s-up.
The storied Roughrider soccer program will be in search of their 8th NJCAA National Title when they begin their season on Friday entertaining Paradise Valley Community College. YC is ranked #5 in the NJCAA Region I Division I Pre-Season poll. Last season, the Rider kickers won their 21st ACCAC championship and own an unprecedented 462-34-14 overall record in the 21-year history of the program. Friday night’s match will begin at 7:00 PM and will be played at the Prescott Valley Amphitheater located at Robert Road and Nace Lane in Prescott Valley.