Gila Monsters Bite Spikers
The #19 ranked Roughrider volleyball team fell Friday night in Thatcher to the Gila Monsters from Eastern Arizona College, 3-0 (21-25, 12-25, 24-26). YC is now 26-6 overall and 8-5 in ACCAC play. EAC improves to 14-11 on the year and 10-5 in the conference standings.
Lauren Bevan, the reigning ACCAC Division I Player of the Week, led the Riders with 9 kills and 9 digs. Liz Culhane had 8 kills. Libby Ary improved her league leading assist total by adding 26 assists.
Yavapai heads into the final week of the season in a heated battle for one of two playoff spots. Arizona Western leads the Division I race at 8-4. Eastern Arizona has a 10-5 mark, followed by Central Arizona at 9-5. YC is at 8-5 with three matches remaining.
The Roughriders will play at Central Arizona College on Wednesday, October 24th before finishing the season with a rare doubleheader at Arizona Western College on Friday, October 26th.