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Blast From The Past

On Sunday, September 15th, former members of the Roughrider softball teams of the past will be returning to Bill Vallely Field to participate in the first YC softball alumni game. Some of the members returning include: Audrey Workman (2008-10) Danielle Muniz (2009-11) Brittany Keiser (2009-11) Ally Rhodes (2007-09) Ana Castillo (2007-09) Caitlin Stangl (2007-09) Alex Landon (2009-11) Since the re-inception ...

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Softball Announces American Heros Tournament

Yavapai Softball and head coach Terri Knecht are proud to announce the American Heros Tournament scheduled for October 19th at Ken Lindley Fields in Prescott, AZ. The coed slow pitch tournament is open to all police, firfighter, and EMT departments. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Granite Mountain Hot Shots Scholarship Fund. The event is sponsored by Yavapai Softball and Mizuno. For registration or ...

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Softball Announces 2013 Recruiting Class

Coach Knecht announces the 2013 recruiting class for Yavapai Softball. There will be ten new additions to the Roughrider squad including two transfers from NCAA DII programs and eight incoming freshmen. The pitching staff will add depth with the additions of Abigayle Kohler (Prescott, AZ) and Angelina Saucedo (Cottonwood, AZ). Kohler is a transfer from Valdosta State who was the 2012 NCAA DII National Champ ...

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Post-Season Honors For Heimburg

After a sensational sophomore season, softball player Brandi Heimburg was named to the NJCAA Division I All-American 2nd Team for her efforts on the diamond. In addition to the NJCAA All-American status, Heimburg was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) 2nd Team All-West Region. As a freshman, Heimburg was named to the NFCA All-West Region and All-American Team. The University of New M ...

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Eastman Introduced as New Softball Coach

  Today Doug Eastman was introduced to Yavapai College and the Prescott community as the new Roughrider softball coach. There was a substantial crowd of media and interested community members present to witness the change in leadership of Yavapai Softball as Yavapai College President Dr. Wills and Athletic Director Brad Clifford officially welcomed Doug Eastman and his wife Darla to Yavapai College.Pre ...

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Softball Trio Honored

At the ACCAC coach’s meeting on Monday afternoon, sophomore Brandi Heimburg and freshmen Aundria Zuniga-Romero and Valerie Luera were voted to receive post-season honors. Heimburg and Zuniga-Romero were named ACCAC 1st Team and 1st Team NJCAA Region I Division I recipients and Luera garnered ACCAC 2nd Team and 2nd Team NJCAA Region I Division I awards. For Heimburg, this is the second consecutive year that ...

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The Roughrider softball team needed one win Saturday to advance to their 6th straight NJCAA Region I postseason. The lady ballers did more than that by sweeping a doubleheader over #2 ranked Phoenix College (41-15, 33-15), 3-2 and 14-6. YC enters the playoff tournament as the #4 seed and will play Central Arizona College in the first round in Casa Grande beginning May 3rd. Down 2-1 in the 7th inning of the ...

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Softball Sweeps Doubleheader From Cougars

The Roughrider softball team swept a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix over South Mountain Community College, 4-3 (8 innings) and 8-0. YC is now 36-17 overall and 32-14 in the ACCAC race with 2 games remaining in the regular season. YC took extra innings to get the victory in the first game and won the game on a passed ball in the 8th inning. Per NJCAA rules, if the game goes into extra innings, a r ...

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Softball Splits With Gauchos

The Roughrider softball team split a doubleheader with Glendale Community College Saturday afternoon in Glendale. Yavapai dropped the first one 3-1 and bounced back in the nightcap to win, 9-1. Yavapai is now 34-17 on the year and 30-14 in the ACCAC race. The YC bats started the day silent as they managed only 4 hits against the Gaucho pitching. The Roughriders scored a lone run in the second inning but rem ...

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Softball Sweeps Chokes

The Roughrider softball team won their 10th and 11th consecutive victories Tuesday afternoon in Prescott over Scottsdale Community College (19-26, 11-23), 3-2 and 9-0. Yavapai is now 32-15 on the season and 28-12 in the ACCAC standings. In the opener, Brandi Heimburg hit a walk-off solo homerun to seize the victory. With two outs, Heimburg hit the first pitch clearing the centerfield fence for her second hi ...

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