Roughriders Sweep Coyotes On The Road
On Friday evening the Yavapai volleyball squad traveled to Chandler-Gilbert CC and grabbed their second ACCAC victory with a 3-0 win (25-21, 26-24, 25-14). The Roughriders were well balanced between their offense and defense. The team hit .153, collected 51 digs, and 5 blocks. They also had 7 service aces to balance out their 7 service errors.
Offensively freshman outside hitter Annie Harte was the only Roughrider who knocked down double digit kills (10). Freshman middle blocker Lacie Tenney was next with 8 kills. Defensively the team was led by sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries who totaled 18 digs. Sophomore libero Victoria McCarty who chipped in 13 more digs.
Sophomore middle blocker Makenna Busse had a well balanced night as she led the team in efficiency while hitting .294. She also contributed 2 blocks and 1 service ace. Another Roughrider who contributed on both offensively and defensively was freshman right side hitter Lexi Cole. She contributed 6 kills (.161), 2 blocks, and 2 digs in limited back court action.
With the victory Yavapai improved their ACCAC record to 2-4 and their overall record to 11-8. The Roughriders next match will be at Eastern Arizona College on Friday October 5th (7:00 pm).