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Soccer Drops A Close Season Opener 1-2

The Roughrider soccer team lost their 2016 season opener at the hands of Chandler-Gilbert Community College Tuesday afternoon in Chandler 2-1. The Green and Gold is now 25-3 in season openers. Ironically, the last time that Yavapai lost an opener was to this same Chandler-Gilbert team by the identical 2-1 margin in 2009. That year, the Roughriders went on to finish fifth in the NJCAA National Tournament. Sc ...

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2016 Volleyball Season Preview

In 2015 Yavapai Volleyball earned their first ever District Championship and National Championship Tournament appearance. In 2016 the Roughriders will look to accomplish even more as they start the season ranked #20 in the NJCAA Pre-Season Poll. According to head coach Zach Shaver, "The team has set some lofty goals and they have been working tirelessly throughout the pre-season to prepare for the task at h ...

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Yavapai Soccer Entering Its 28th Season With 28 Players

If you are a fan of Yavapai College soccer, you will need a scorecard to determine who’s who. The 2016 edition of Roughrider soccer will feature 26 new players and only two returners, sophomore defenders Juan Ramirez (Aloha, Oregon) and Jacob Malach (Boise, Idaho). Continuing the rich goalkeeping tradition for Yavapai College will be three freshmen--Spencer Coffin (Chino Valley, Arizona), Justin Motzkus (We ...

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Former Roughrider Goalkeeper Returning to Yavapai

Ivan Dizdar has been named volunteer assistant coach for the upcoming 2016 Yavapai College soccer season. He will be joining Yavapai’s only head soccer coach in the program’s history, Michael Pantalione (28th year), long-time associate coach Hugh Bell (25th year) and volunteer goalkeeper coach Emilio Estrada (6th year). As a goalkeeper, Dizdar was a key member of Yavapai’s back to back NJCAA National Champi ...

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2 Roughriders Will Become Members of ACCAC Hall of Fame

The Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) has announced the 2016 Hall of Fame Class. This is the second class since the inception of the Hall of Fame in 2015. Former Yavapai College Athletics Director and Men’s Basketball Coach, Dave Brown, was the sole Yavapai inductee in the first class. In this second class, former baseball coach, Gary Ward, and current men’s soccer coach, Mike Pantalione ...

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Roughrider Baseball Players are In Demand

Members of the 2016 NJCAA National Championship Roughrider Baseball Team are hot commodities and universities across the nation were eager to snatch them up for their respective teams. JOSEPH ROMERO signed with the University of Arizona, an NCAA Division I institution. Jojo was drafted in the fourth round of the recent MLB draft and signed with Philadelphia Phillies. NATE EASLEY signed with Washington State ...

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#15 Hannah Semon – Libero

Year Freshman Height 5'7" Hometown Oro Valley, AZ High School Ironwood Ridge Major Early Childhood Education 2015 Hannah was the captain of the Ironwood Ridge High School volleyball team as starting libero. She also played basketball as a captain and a starter on the court being an offensive threat but mostly a defensive threat. Playing basketball she earned player of the game titles, teammate of the year a ...

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#14 Madelynn McKeown – Middle Blocker

Year Freshman Height 6'2" Hometown Juneau, AK High School Juneau Douglas Major Undecided 2015 In 2015, Maddie stood out athletically and academically as she was selected to the Alaska Region 5 All-Academic Team and All-Conference honors for volleyball. Maddie was also chosen to represent the entire state of Alaska as a member of the 10 person volleyball squad at the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland. At the ...

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#12 Lauren Ulibarri – Libero

Year Freshman Height 5'4" Hometown Flagstaff, AZ High School Flagstaff Major Elementary Education 2015 Lauren helped lead her Flagstaff Eagles to the #3 seed in the DII Arizona State Championship playoffs. Lauren was also a starter on the High Altitude Volleyball 18's team which qualified for the elite USAV National Championship Tournament. Personal Lauren is the daughter of Vonnie and Jay Ulibarri… was bor ...

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