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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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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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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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Roughriders Enjoy Successful Semester in the Classroom

Forty-seven Yavapai College student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their efforts in the classroom this past semester. Student-athletes must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be named to the list. Twelve of the forty-seven student-athletes achieved a perfect GPA of 4.0; It was the second consecutive semester that thirty-nine student-athletes were on the honor ro ...

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Volleyball Adds Two Talented Players for 2018

The Roughrider volleyball coaching staff has announced the signing of two prep standouts who will be joining the team in the fall of 2018. Pilar Daugherty and Zeleya Loop both signed their National Letters of Intent this week. Head Coach, Zach Shaver commented, "Both players are going to bring excitement to their respective positions because of their athleticism." Pilar Daugherty is a 5'9" setter from Las C ...

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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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