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Volleyball Opens 2018 Season 3-1 in New Mexico

The Yavapai Volleyball team traveled to Roswell, New Mexico to start the 2018 season against strong competition at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic. The Roughirders started on Friday by defeating the pre-season #9 ranked Saints from Seward County CC (KS), 3 sets to 1. Yavapai jumped out to a 2-0 lead with scores of 25-22 and 25-13 but then Seward County made some line up changes and came back stron ...

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Volleyball Team Earns AVCA Academic Honor

The Yavapai College volleyball team was announced as one of The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award recipients for the 2017-18 season. YC is one of 973 teams to earn the award for this past season and only one of 26 junior colleges to earn the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2017-2018 season. Even more impressive is the fact that Yavapai College is 1 of only 14 NJCAA Division ...

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Erika Bennett Joins Roughrider Softball Coaching Staff

The Roughrider softball team has announced the hiring of Erika Bennett as the pitching coach/recruiting coordinator. Bennett replaces former pitching coach, Jennifer Stalter. Bennett is no stranger to Roughrider softball. In 2010, Bennett pitched for the National Champion Miami -Dade Community College. Bennett beat the Roughriders, 11-1 in the 2010 NJCAA National Tournament winner’s bracket and went on to b ...

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Yavapai Volleyball Earns NJCAA Academic Team Award

For their efforts in the classroom, the Roughrider volleyball team was named an Honorable Mention recipient in the 2017-18 NJCAA Women’s Volleyball Academic Team of the Year Award. The team also has six NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award Recipients: Lauren Ulibarri (First Team), Bailey Anderson (Second Team), Nynke de Vries (Second Team), Victoria McCarty (Third Team), Jailynn Butler (Third Team) and Bayl ...

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Roughrider Soccer Earns NJCAA Academic Team Honors

For their efforts in the classroom, the Roughrider soccer team was named an Honorable Mention recipient in the 2017-18 NJCAA Men’s Soccer Academic Team of the Year Award. The team also has seven NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award Recipients: Spencer Coffin (First Team), John Scearce (Second Team), Johnny Ramirez (Second Team), Ziyad Zares (Second Team), Justin Motzkus (Third Team), Lorenzo Macias (Third T ...

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Yavapai Softball Earns NJCAA Academic Team Award

For their efforts in the classroom, the Roughrider softball team was named an Honorable Mention recipient in the 2017-18 NJCAA Women’s Softball Academic Team of the Year Award. The team also has four NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award Recipients: Meredith Clark (First Team), Neenah Pangilinan (Second Team), Kylie Brown (Third Team) and Santana Parra (Third Team). NJCAA Website Story ...

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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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Jaydee Boursaw is the NJCAA DI National Player of the Year

On Thursday, Yavapai College softball player Jaydee Boursaw was named the NJCAA Division I National Player of the Year. It is the first time that a Yavapai College softball player has been named National Player of the Year. The sophomore from Vallejo, California hit .449 for the season with 16 doubles, 28 home runs (league leader, top 3 in NJCAA), 86 runs batted (league leader, top 6 in NJCAA), 66 runs scor ...

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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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Boursaw & Guerra Earn NJCAA All-American Honors

The accolades continue to come in for Roughrider softball superstars Jaydee Boursaw and Makayla Guerra. Both players were named to the First Team NJCAA Division I All-American Team. For Boursaw, this is the second time this post-season that she has been named to an All-American First Team. Earlier this month, the California native garnered NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) First Team Honors. Lik ...

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