Roughriders Blank Coyotes of CSN
The Yavapai Volleyball squad traveled north to Las Vegas to compete in the College of Southern Nevada Coyote Classic. 2015 is the inaugural year for CSN volleyball and tonight’s match was the first ever match for their program. Yavapai won the match 3 sets to none (25-18, 25-18, 25-10) improving their record to 3-3 overall (1-0 in the ACCAC).
The Roughriders were very efficient on offense hitting .360 for the match. Freshman outside hitter Iva Alebic led Yavapai with 17 kills on only 30 attempts. Alebic had only 1 attacking error which led to a hitting percentage of .533. Sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Park was second on the team in kills with 8 and hit .300. Sophomore middle blocker, Paige Hamilton put up a strong wall and collected 4.5 blocks. Sophomore libero Brooke Donnelly cleaned up 13 attacks that got past the blockers as she led the team in digs. Next was Alebic with 11 digs. Freshman setter Jordan Tilley ran the offense in the first 2 sets and dished out 20 assists. Then sophomore setter Kayle Park ran the offense in set 3 and finished with 8 assits and 3.5 blocks.
Yavapai returns to action in Las Vegas on Saturday morning at 10:00 am as they take on Utah State University Eastern then complete the CSN Coyote Classic with a 2 pm match against Victor Valley CC from California.