Roughrider Volleyball Sweeps North Lake in Home Opener
In their home opener of the 2018 season the Yavapai Volleyball team beat North Lake College (TX) 25-11, 25-18, 25-16 for the 3-0 sweep. The Roughrider’s passed extremely well which led to an efficient offense. As a team Yavapai hit .256 which is their best hitting percentage of the season so far. The team ended the match with 40 kills, 8 errors, on 125 attempts.
The Roughrider attack was led by their 2 middle blockers. Sophomore Makenna Busse and freshman Lacie Tenney both posted identical attacking statistics; 8 kills, only 1 error, on 18 attempts (.368). Sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries and freshman outside hitter Annie Harte both posted 9 kills a piece.
Another part of the team’s dominance was their blocking strength at the net. The Roughriders finished with 14 total blocks. Lacie Tenney led the squad with 7 block assists and 1 solo block.
The Roughriders will return to action in Walraven gym on Saturday at 1:00 pm against Utah State University – Eastern as they open play in the Dalton Overstreet Invitational. A complete tournament schedule can be found in the link below.