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Volleyball Sweeps Arizona Western 3-0

Yavapai improved its ACCAC record to 11-2 with a straight sets victory over the Matadors of Arizona Western College of Friday night. Yvapai won by scores of 25-21, 25-22, 25-15. The Roughriders were effective offensively hitting .228 with 34 kills but their defense is what shined. Yavapai combined for 53 digs averaging 17.67 per set. Leading the way defensively were the two liberos Brooke Donnelly and Jayna ...

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Volleyball Improves to 10-2 in ACCAC

The Roughriders traveled to Phoenix College to challenge the Bears and returned victorious with a 3-0 win. Yavapai won by scores of 25-20, 25-18, 25-16. The Roughriders were effective offensively hitting .250 as a team. Sophomore middle blocker Shelby Mottram (last week's ACCAC DI Player of the Week) led the team hitting .533 with 9 kills. Mottram also chipped in 4 blocks and 3 digs. The kills were spread a ...

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Volleyball Drops 5 Setter

The Roughriders traveled to the home of the Aztecs in Tucson, AZ and played all 5 sets including extra points in the 5th but did not earn the victory. Yavapai lost by scores of 20-25, 25-6, 16-25, 25-16, 15-17. The loss drops Yavapai to 9-2 in conference matches and 16-6 overall. Setter Jordan Tilley finished with 38 assists, 9 digs, and 1 block. The best offensive output came from middle blocker Shelby Mot ...

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Player of the Week Honors go to Shelby Mottram

Sophomore middle blocker Shelby Mottram becomes the 6th different Roughrider to earn ACCAC DI Player of the Week honors for her efforts against Mesa CC and Pima CC. In the 2 matches in which Yavapai went 1-1 Mottram contributed 13 kills, 10 blocks, and 1 service ace. For the week She hit an outstanding .384 with only 3 errors on 26 attempts. For her sophomore season Mottram is currently hitting .232. She ha ...

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Volleyball Earns Sweep Over Mesa

The Roughriders returned home on Wednesday to the friendly confines of Walraven Gym in Prescott and finished the night with a straight set victory over Mesa CC (25-10, 25-21, 25-12). It was an all around team effort for Yavapai with all of the players seeing court time. Yavapai hit an efficient .262 and earned 32 digs. Serving and blocking played an important role in the victory. As a team the Roughriders a ...

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Paige Hamilton Named ACCAC DI Player of the Week

After the 7th week of the ACCAC season was complete sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton became the 5th different Roughrider to be named DI Player of the Week for the ACCAC. Paige led her team to a 2-0 record last week with wins over Eastern Arizona College and Central Arizona College. Both wins were road matches that were won by scores of 3-1. Last week Paige totaled 19 kills, .500 hitting percentage, a ...

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Volleyball Returns Home With a 3-1 Victory

On Friday evening the Roughriders traveled to Central Arizona College to take on the Vaqueras. Yavapai won the match 3-1 by scores of 23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19. The win improved their overall record to 15-5 and ACCAC record to 8-1. "Our team started both matches this week with solid play but found ways to improve and play even better as the matches went on. That is tough to do on the road in the ACCAC. I t ...

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Yavapai Volleyball Wins Conference Road Challenge

On Wednesday the Roughriders made the long journey to Thatcher, AZ for the 2nd time this season and returned home with their 2nd victory. Yavapai won the match 3 sets to 1 with scores of 25-23, 24-26, 25-19, 25-17. Three different attackers hit over .300 for the Roughriders. Sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton led the way hitting an outstanding .600 with 14 kills and only 2 errors. Next was sophomore ou ...

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Kelsey Park Becomes 4th Roughrider to Earn Player of the Week Honors

After the 6th week of the 2015 season the 4th Yavapai College Roughrider has been named ACCAC DI Player of the Week. Sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Park was voted POW after leading her team to a 1-1 record against the #1 and #3 teams in the ACCAC. On Wednesday Kelsey helped lead the Roughriders to a 3-0 victory over Scotsdale CC who had previously lost only 1 conference match. Against the Artichokes Kelsey ...

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Volleyball Drops First ACCAC Match of the Season

On Friday night in Glendale the only 2 undefeated team in the ACCAC came together for a battle. The Gauchos came away with the 3-1 win over the Roughriders. The scores were 25-23, 15-25, 17-25, 23-25. Yavapai's uncharacteristically low hitting percentage of .155 was too low to come away with the win. Glendale hit a superior .271. Yavapai could only muster 37 kills compared to Glendale's 54. Offensively Yava ...

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