Volleyball Picks Up ACCAC Road Win
The Yavapai Volleyball team traveled to Coolidge, AZ on Wednesday evening to challenge the Vaqueras of Central Arizona College and came away with a victory. The win (25-10, 25-16, 25-19) improved the Roughriders overall record to 8-2 and their ACCAC record to 2-1.
The Roughriders had a strong showing offensively as the team hit .308 with 33 kills and only 9 errors on 78 attempts. In set 1 Yavapai had their best attacking set of the season hitting an outstanding .435 with 11 kils and only 1 errors on 23 attempts. Individually Kaytlin Yost (10 kills), Iva Alebic (9 kills), and Jailynn Butler (7 kills) led the way. The three hit .400, .300, and .412 respectively.
Defensively the Roughriders were effective with 32 digs and 9 blocks. Freshman libero Hannah Semon led the team with 11 digs and sophomore setter Jordan Tilley was next with 8. Tilley also contributed 23 assists and 3 kills on 5 attempts (.600).
Yavapai will now travel north to play in the Star Invitational hosted by the 2015 National Champions, College of Southern Idaho. On Friday the Roughriders will start the tournament with Salt Lake CC and the challenge CSI. On Saturday Yavapai will play Northwest College (WY) and Utah State University Eastern.