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Volleyball Adds Dynamic Middle Blocker to 2018 Class

On Thursday, Head Coach Zach Shaver announced that the Roughrider volleyball program received it's 5th National Letter of Intent for the 2019 incoming freshmen class. Lacie Tenney (pictured at right with her parents) is a 6'1" middle blocker from Mesa, who plays for Skyline High School and Molten Volleyball Club. Lacie was a 3 year starter for the varsity squad at Skyline High School. After both her junior ...

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Athletic Academic Honor Roll Announced

The Yavapai College Roughrider Student-Athletes experienced a banner semester in the classroom. Fifty-two student-athletes earned the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the Fall 2017 semester and twelve of those players earned a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. For twelve student-athletes, the honor marks the third consecutive semester that they have attained the Athletic Director Honor Roll accolade: Johnn ...

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Volleyball Finishes the Season as District B Runner Up

Despite a valiant fight the Roughriders fell in a 5 set battle with Gila Monsters on Friday night in the District B Championship match. The final scores were 26-24, 21-25, 25-16, 21-25, 11-15. Yavapai took a 2 sets to 1 lead into the 4th set and a 10-5 advantage on the scoreboard but then the home crowd at Eastern Arizona really came alive and helped propel their team to a come from behind victory. Sophomor ...

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Roughriders Sweep Trojans in District Playoffs

Wednesday was a busy day for Roughrider Volleyball! In the morning they signed 4 recruits to national Letters of Intent for 2018 then played in the District B Semi-Final match. The Roughriders were able to come away with a 3 set victory (25-10, 25-22, 25-19) and advance to play Eastern Arizona College on Friday night for the District B Championship. The winner will advance to the NJCAA National Championship ...

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Volleyball Adds 4 on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

November 1st is important for Yavapai Volleyball not only because they are hosting the District B / Region 1 semi-final match but it is also National Letter of Intent "signing day". The Yavapai Volleyball program had 4 impressive recruits sign their National Letters of Intent this morning finalizing their commitment to become Roughriders in the fall of 2018. Skylar Redd is a 5'8" outside hitter from Casa Gr ...

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Volleyball Advances to Region Playoff Despite Coming Up Short in Yuma

Yavapai traveled to Yuma, AZ to take on the Lady Matadors of Arizona Western College on Friday night with a chance to clinch as share of the ACCAC regular season Championship. Unfortunately the Roughriders fell in 4 sets by scores of 21-25, 24-26, 25-23, 14-25. The loss lowers the team's ACCAC record to 8-5 (good enough for 4th place) and overall record to 14-12. Despite the loss Yavapai earned the #2 seed ...

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Roughrider Fall to Gila Monsters

For the first time in the 2017 season Yavapai lost back to back ACCAC matches after falling to Eastern Arizona College at home on Friday night 1-3. The final scores were 20-25, 25-16, 23-25, 23-25. The Roughrider offense came up short with a team hitting percentage of only .081. The team knocked out 51 kills but 31 attacking errors were the team's undoing. Defensively Yavapai was solid with 70 digs. Sophomo ...

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Volleyball Falls (1-3) to Phoenix Bears

On Wednesday the Roughriders traveled to Phoenix to take on the Bears of Phoenix College and did not return home with a victory. Although Yavapai played well the Phoenix squad refused to be beat on their home floor. The final scores were 24-26, 25-18, 20-25, 16-25. With the loss Yavapai falls to 8-3 in conference and 14-10 overall yet they still remain in 1st place in the ACCAC. Two Roughriders managed to a ...

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Roughriders Sweep Cougars 3-0

On Friday night Yavapai was able to improve on their league leading record with a 3-0 win over South Mountain Community College. The Roughriders are now 8-2 in the ACCAC and 14-9 overall. The set scores 25-16, 25-20, 25-21. When asked head coach Zach Shaver stated "We have been working in practice to lower our attacking errors in order to improve our hitting percentage and it showed tonight as we hit .150 w ...

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Roughriders Sweep Aztecs on the Road

Yavapai made the journey to Tucson on Wednesday evening and returned home with a 3-0 victory over Pima Community College. The final scores were 25-16, 27-25, 25-18. The Roughriders offense was effective hitting .133 as a team with freshman outside hitter Nynke de Vries leading the way with 10 kills while hitting .242. Sophomore outside hitter Jailynn Butler was 2nd on the team with 8 kills while hitting a s ...

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