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Volleyball Announces 2010 Schedule

Yavapai College head volleyball coach Matt Cohen has announced the Roughriders' 2010 season schedule, a slate that includes thirteen matches against teams that were ranked among the top 20 in that nation in 2009. The Riders’ will get its season underway with the Lamar Invitational. YC will face Western Wyoming College on Friday, Aug. 27, at 10:00 a.m. to kick off its 2010 campaign. Other tourney opponents i ...

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Hess To Move On

Former Roughrider volleyball player Jennifer Hess has signed an NAIA National Letter Intent to play for University of Great Falls, MT. She will enroll in the Fall of 2010. This past season Hess hit .263 scoring 240.5 points on 158 kills, 60.5 blocks, and 22 aces. As a freshmen in 2007 she scored 255 points on 187 kills, 43 blocks, and 25 aces. ...

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YC Women’s Volleyball Announces 2010 Spring Schedule

Roughriders will compete in two NCAA Spring tournaments and scrimmage an NCAA Division 1 and NCAA Division 2 team. The spring season kicks off Monday, February 22nd in Phoenix, AZ at Grand Canyon University, an NCAA Division 2 member. The Roughriders will scrimmage GCU at 10 AM. The Roughriders then head to Ogden, UT to compete in the Weber State University Spring Tournament on Saturday, March 13th. Potenti ...

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Volleyball Falls In Finals

The Roughrider volleyball season came to a halt Friday night in the NJCAA Region I Division I Championship Match in Thatcher against Eastern Arizona College. EAC beat Yavapai 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-19) to advance in the post-season play-offs. Yavapai concludes the season with a 26-15 record, their best season since 1996. Despite losing in three, the lady spikers battled to the bitter end. Head Coach Matt Coh ...

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Lady Spikers Win Finale

The Lady Rider volleyball team won their final regular season match Tuesday evening over cross-town foe Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 3-2 (23-25, 23-25, 25-18, 25-14, 15-10). Yavapai improves to 26-14 overall in preparation for the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs. YC plays at #9 Eastern Arizona College on Friday with the winner advancing to the NJCAA District Finals on November 3rd. ...

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For only the second time since 1996, the Roughrider volleyball team will be going to the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs. The team earned the right Friday night with a victory over South Mountain Community College, 3-1 (23-25, 25-13, 25-19, 25-21). YC is now 25-13 overall and 7-5 in ACCAC play with two more matches remaining in the season. Yavapai will face #9 ranked Eastern Arizona College in the Region ...

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V-Ball Upsets Glendale

The Roughrider volleyball team defeated #11 ranked Glendale Community College at the Storm Center, 25-19, 25-20, 21-25, 25-22. The victory marks the first time that YC has beaten the Lady Gauchos since September 2006. Yavapai remains in the playoff hunt needing only one win in the final two league matches to secure the final spot. The lady spikers were led by freshman Haley Shackelford with 23 points on 18 ...

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Big Day For V-Ball, Soccer

Wednesday, October 21st is a day with playoff implications for both the Roughrider volleyball team and the nationally ranked Roughrider soccer team. With three matches remaining, the volleyball team is almost at “win or go home” stage. YC sets a half a game behind second place Arizona Western College in the ACCAC standings and the hunt for the second and final Division I playoff spot. Arizona Western Colleg ...

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Volleyball Flies Past Eagles

The Lady Rider volleyball team won their 23rd match of the season Monday night in Phoenix over the NAIA university Southwestern College Eagles (11-9, 4-1) 3-1; 22-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-17. YC improves their overall record to 23-13, the first winning season since 1996. After a wake up call in the first game, freshmen outside hitter Haley Shackelford took over and had 21 kills for the match. Freshmen setter Ra ...

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Play-off Hopes Continue For V-Ball

The Lady Rider volleyball team kept their playoff hopes alive Saturday in Yuma despite going 1-1 on the day. Saturday afternoon, YC fell to the ACCAC DI Champions #10 ranked Eastern Arizona College 3-0 (17-25, 16-25, 11-25). EAC (18-1) clinched the title Friday night with a 3-game victory over Arizona Western College. Saturday evening the lady spikers won a 5-game thriller over AWC (16-15, 6-5) to remain in ...

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