Volleyball Takes Down Eastern Arizona in 4 Sets
Freshman outside hitter Amanda Eno had her best offensive match of the season with a match high 21 kills and a hitting percentage of .235. Also attacking at a high efficiency rate was sophomore middle blocker Braxton Fenter (.368) with 10 kills and freshman setter Kayle Park (.571) with 4 kills, 0 errors, on 7 attempts. Also accumulating double digit kills were freshman right side hitter Paige Hamilton and freshman outside hitter Kelsey Park both with 11.
As a team the Roughriders hit over .150 in each set except for set 2 which they lost by 3 points. Their best set of the match came at the end in set 4 winning by 7 points and hitting .353.
Defensively freshman libero Brooke Donnelly led the team 25 digs and Kayle Park added 20. Freshman defensive specialist Ana Aguilar added 11 digs and several were at key points in the match.
When asked about the match Coach Shaver replied, “I am very happy with the how this team practices everyday and it was just a matter of time until our consistency improved. If we keep our unforced errors to a reasonable number we are pretty tought to beat!”
Yavapai has a short time to rest as they prepare for the 2nd annual Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer match with Embry-Riddle Aeuronatical University Saturday (4:00 pm) at ERAU. Last year’s battle produced over $4,000 in proceeds which was donated to the Breast Cancer Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center and a 5 set win for the Roughriders over the Eagles. T shirts are still available for purchase for only $10.