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Former Yavapai Player Drafted By Red Bulls

Former Yavapai College Soccer Player, Irving Garcia, was selected in the fourth round by the New York Red Bulls of the 2010 Major League Soccer Super Draft in Philadelphia this afternoon. The San Luis (Ariz.) High School graduate played for the Roughriders in 2006 and was a key member of the 2007 NJCAA National Championship Team. Garcia was named to the NSCAA and NJCAA All-America Teams during Yavapai’s 200 ...

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Irving Garcia Invited to 2010 adidas MLS Player Combine

IRVINE, Calif. – UC-Irvine Senior Irving Garcia (San Luiz, Ariz./Yavapai College) has been invited to participate in the 2010 Adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine. Garcia played at Yavapai College in 2006 and was a key member of the 2007 NJCAA National Championship Team. Garcia is one of 62 players from 44 NCAA Division I schools invited to take part in the combine. The combine will take place January ...

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Former Yavapai College soccer player and current University of California-Santa Barbara goalkeeper Sam Hayden has been named the L.A. Soccer News' Men's College Player of the Year. Hayden, who helped lead the Roughriders to consecutive NJCAA championships in 2007 and 2008, is among the finalists for the Soccer News Network's National Player of the Year. In his first season with the Gauchos, Hayden (17-5-2) ...

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Yavapai College is the JUCO Men’s Division One Soccer Team of the Decade. The Roughriders captured four national championships (2002, 2003, 2007, 2008) during the 10-year period. The next junior college on the list has one (Meridian-Miss., Bryant & Stratton-NY, Mercer County-NJ, Georgia Perimeter, Jefferson-MO, Tyler-Tex.) The Roughriders qualified for ten consecutive national tournaments finishing seco ...

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Tibbetts Named All-American

Yavapai College Soccer Player Gene Tibbetts has been named to the 2009 National Soccer Coaches Association Men's Divsion One Junior College All-America First Team. The sophomore defender from Anchorage, Alaska becomes the 47th Roughrider named to the All-America team in their 21-year history. Tibbetts will be honored at the NSCAA All-America banquet in Philadelphia on January 16. Earlier in the month, both ...

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Roughriders Finish 5th

The seven-time NJCAA National Champion Roughrider soccer team finishes the National Tournament in a tie for fifth place after a tying Essex County College, 1-1 Sunday morning in the Consolation Finals in Trenton, NJ. According to NJCAA rules, consolation championships do not play overtime. YC finishes the season tied for fifth in the country and keeps their 19-year streak alive of never having a losing reco ...

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Roughriders Win

The Roughrider soccer team recorded their 13th shutout of the season in a 2-0 victory over Iowa Central Community College in Trenton, New Jersey Friday morning. YC now advances to the NJCAA Division I Consolation Finals Sunday morning at 9:00 AM ET. In Yavapai's 21-year history, never have they lost back-to-back matches (462-34-13). Jonathan Castro began the scoring in the 34th minute of the game on a pass ...

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No Three-peat For The Roughriders

There will be a new NJCAA Division I soccer champion this season as the two-time defending national champion Roughrider soccer team fell in the National Quarterfinals to Louisburg College, NC, 3-1. YC was looking to become only the second junior college to win the national title for three consecutive seasons. St. Louis - Florissant Valley Community College accomplished the rare feat in 1969, 1970 and 1971. ...

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#4 Soccer Faces #5 Louisburg In Opening Round

The #4 seed Roughrider soccer team will open the 2009 NJCAA National Tournament against the #5 seed Louisburg College, NC on Thursday, November 19th in Trenton, New Jersey. In the 2005 National Tournament in Tyler, TX these two teams met in the semi-final match. YC rallied from behind twice to win the match 3-2 and advance to their 11th national title game. Tournament Seeding #1 Tyler #2 Georgia Perimeter # ...

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The Yavapai College soccer team scored two early goals en route to a 2-0 win over Arizona Western College Saturday night at Ken Lindley Field to capture their 19th NJCAA Region I Championship since 1990. As a result of the victory, the Roughriders will be making their 19th trip to the NJCAA National Tournament beginning on November 19th in Trenton, New Jersey. Scoring Summary 7th minute – Kyle Woodson assis ...

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