Volleyball Drops a Heartbreaker in Idaho
The Yavapai volleyball team had a good chance to earn a split in their matches on Saturday but unfortunately they let a victory slip away from them as thye dropped a 5 set match to Utah State University – Eastern. The Roughriders started off their 2nd day of the Star Invitational with a 0-3 loss to #12 ranked Northwest College (18-25, 21-25, 19-25).
In the evening match Yavapai went up against Utah State University – Eastern whom they had beaten 3-1 while in Las Vegas 2 weeks prior. The match was close throughout with each team trading 2 point victories in the first 2 sets (26-24, 23-25). Set 3 was Yavapai’s best offensive output, even though they hit .270 they fell 21-25. While in jeopardy of losing the match Yavapai battled to a 25-20 set 4 victory. Unfortunately the Roughriders could not complete the comeback as they fell in set 5 with a .000 hitting percentage which led to a 11-15 loss.
Yavapai will return to conference action as they travel to Glendale to take on the ACCAC leading Gauchos (4-0) on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.