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Cougill Named ABCA Western Regional Coach of the Year

Roughrider baseball head coach Ryan Cougill was named as the ABCA/Diamond Western Region Coach of the Year for NJCAA DI. Cougill earned the honor after leading the Roughriders to 45-18 record and a trip to the NJCAA World Series. Along the way the team also won the Region 1 and Western District Championships. 2015 was Coach Cougill's 3rd as head coach and 8th overall at Yavapai College. At the conclusion of ...

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Volleyball Signs Cienega HS Standout

On the first day of July head coach Zach Shaver announced the signing Kassidy Pomeroy from Tucson, AZ to a National Letter of Intent. Shaver commented, "Although we are not usually recruiting for the upcoming season in mid June when Kassidy contacted us I took a quick look at her video and realized immediately that we should investigate her situation further. Although we are very happy with our previous 5 s ...

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Volleyball Named NJCAA All-Academic Team

The Roughrider volleyball team was named an NJCAA All-Academic Team Thursday with a 3.26 overall GPA this past season. At the end of the fall semester the 15 volleyball team members achieved a team GPA of 3.30 with 12 of them being named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (3.00 or higher GPA). Four of the 12 earned all A's with a perfect 4.00 GPA. At the conclusion of the spring semester 9 of the team me ...

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Will Jones Earns the Superior Academic Achievement Award

The NJCAA announced the recipients of the 2014-15 Academic Student-Athleties Awards Wednesday morning. Will Jones, a pitcher for the Roughrider baseball team, achieved the Superior Academic Achievement for his efforts in the classroom these past two years. From the NJCAA: "During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different sports. A record 3.31 per ...

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Volleyball Donates $3,580.53 to YRMC

Yavapai and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Volleyball teams combined their efforts in the "Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer" to raise $3,580.53. Today this money was donated to the Breast Cancer Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley. Seen below are representative from both teams and athletic departments presenting the donation to several staff members of YRMC in Prescott V ...

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Yavapai Volleyball Releases Their 2015 Schedule

The 2015 Yavapai College Volleyball schedule will consists of 28 matches with 13 of those being played at home in the newly renovated Walraven Gym. The season will kick off with 2 scrimmages; the ACCAC Jamboree on Saturday August 15th and with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Tuesday August 18th (6:00 pm at ERAU). The Roughriders will play their first 4 matches on the road in Roswell, NM at The New M ...

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Roughrider Soccer Releases 2015 Schedule

The 27th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with a home doubleheader weekend. On Friday, August 21 Yavapai will host NJCAA West District member Laramie County Community College from Cheyenne, Wyoming in Prescott Valley. The following evening, Saturday, August 22, the Prescott home opener will also feature the Roughriders conference opener against Gateway Community College at Ken Lindley Field. K ...

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Eight Roughriders Drafted by MLB

Yavapai College was well represented in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft this week with eight players with ties to the Roughrider baseball program begin drafted in the first 38 rounds of the 40 round draft. Drafted Roughriders that played this past season for the NJCAA West District Champions include: Willie Calhoun, Chandler Eden, Luke Doyle and Alexis Olmeda. Former YC players drafted are: Chance Adam ...

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Roughriders Place 2 on NJCAA All-American Teams

The NJCAA Division I Baseball All-Americans were announced Monday. Yavapai College places two players on the All-American squads. Willie Calhoun was named to the First Team and Alexis Olmeda made Second Team. Calhoun adds another award to his resume. In May, the California native was named the ACCAC Player of the Year. Calhoun led the nation in home runs (31) while hitting a whopping .432. His thirty-one ro ...

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32 Roughriders Named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll

For the Spring Semester, 32 Yavapai College Student-Athletes were named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll earning a 3.0 GPA or higher. 7 of those Student-Athletes achieved a 4.0 for the semester. 7 more Student-athletes just missed the honor with a 2.9 GPA. Great Academic Semester for the Roughriders!!! * Kelly Bumb– Volleyball * Mason Buron – Soccer * Alexandra Hauck – Volleyball * Sydney Hauck - Volle ...

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