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Former Yavapai Keeper Now Coaching at Evansville

Brett Bentley has been named the number one assistant for Evansville University, an NCAA Division One program. Bentley was a goalkeeper on the Roughriders 2002 NJCAA National Championship team. He has served previously in coaching roles at Adams State (CO), Lubbock Christian University (TX), Northwest Christian University (OR), Corban University (OR) and Grand Canyon University (AZ). ...

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Roughrider Soccer Releases 2018 Schedule

The 30th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with their conference and road opener on Thursday, August 23 at Phoenix College. Not including the August 18th match versus the Alumni, the Roughriders official home opener will take place at Ken Lindley Field on Saturday, August 25 against Irvine Valley College. As part of the college’s 50th anniversary activities, a special kickoff time of 2:00 p.m. ...

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20 Student Athletes Earn NJCAA Academic Honors

For their efforts in the classroom and the playing surface this past year, twenty Yavapai College student-athletes were awarded NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. To qualify for the honor, the student-athlete must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.6 or higher for the full academic year. The award is broken into three teams: First Team – 4.0; Second Team – 3.80-3.99; Third Team – 3.60-3.79. This is ...

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Free Yavapai College Youth Soccer Clinics

Members of the 2018 Yavapai College Soccer Team will conduct two free youth soccer clinics—Saturday, August 11 at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley and Saturday, August 18 at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Clinics take place from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Boys and girls ages 5-15 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, participants should bring their own soccer ball. All partic ...

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Roughrider Soccer Alumni News

The next Yavapai College Soccer Alumni homecoming will take place on Saturday, August 18 featuring a match between the 2018 team members and the Roughrider Alumni. Kickoff will take place at 6:00 p.m. at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Game shirt and other souvenirs will be provided to alumni attending. Alumni planning on participating in the match are asked to wear black shorts, white socks and arrive an ho ...

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Roughriders Enjoy Successful Semester in the Classroom

Forty-seven Yavapai College student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their efforts in the classroom this past semester. Student-athletes must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be named to the list. Twelve of the forty-seven student-athletes achieved a perfect GPA of 4.0; It was the second consecutive semester that thirty-nine student-athletes were on the honor ro ...

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John Scearce Earns YC Student Athlete of the Year Honors

The Yavapai College Athletics Student-Athlete of the Year is soccer player John Scearce as voted on by the YC coaches. JOHN SCEARCE becomes the first player in Yavapai’s thirty-year soccer history to move on to an Ivy League school. After two years in leading the Roughrider soccer program, the sophomore from Chaparral High School received a soccer scholarship to Cornell University, a private and statutory I ...

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14 Roughrider Soccer Players Moving On

The Yavapai College soccer team was not only successful this past season on the field but also in the classroom. As a result, thirteen sophomores and one freshmen will be moving on to top notch universities this upcoming fall. Graduating Roughriders/Hometown - Four-Year School, starting fall 2018 John Scearce (Phoenix) - Cornell University (NY) Johnny Ramirez (Tucson) - University of Central Arkansas Ziyad ...

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Roughrider Soccer Player Ivy League Bound

Yavapai College soccer player John Scearce will be playing in the Ivy League next fall. The sophomore midfielder committed to Cornell University located in Ithaca, New York. Scearce is second all-time in assists for the Roughriders with 31 (Rudy Durate, 32). “JP” as he is referred to by his teammates, also scored 13 goals from his midfield position and was named to the All-Region One team in 2016 and 2017. ...

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Athletic Academic Honor Roll Announced

The Yavapai College Roughrider Student-Athletes experienced a banner semester in the classroom. Fifty-two student-athletes earned the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Fall 2017 semester and twelve of those players earned a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. For twelve student-athletes, the honor marks the third consecutive semester that they have attained the Athletic Director Honor Roll accolade: Johnn ...

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