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Volleyball Earns a Tough Road Victory

On Friday the Roughrider volleyball squad made their second journey this season to Thatcher, AZ to take on ACCAC foe Eastern Arizona College. Yavapai entered the match with a 2-4 conference record while EAC sat in 2nd place with a 5-1 mark. The Roughriders took the match in 4 sets by scores of 25-20, 21-25, 25-18, 26-24. Yavapai started the match on fire and forced the Gila Monsters to call a quick time out ...

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Roughriders Sweep Coyotes On The Road

On Friday evening the Yavapai volleyball squad traveled to Chandler-Gilbert CC and grabbed their second ACCAC victory with a 3-0 win (25-21, 26-24, 25-14). The Roughriders were well balanced between their offense and defense. The team hit .153, collected 51 digs, and 5 blocks. They also had 7 service aces to balance out their 7 service errors. Offensively freshman outside hitter Annie Harte was the only Rou ...

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Roughriders Fall to 1st Place Lady Matadors

Yavapai volleyball made the journey from Prescott to Yuma on Wednesday but did not return home with a win. The Roughriders managed to grab a set off of the 1st place Lady Matadors of Arizona Western College. (21-25, 25-23, 18-25, 17-25) Yavapai's serve receive passing was not at it's best and that led to some struggles offensively. The team surrendered 11 receptions errors and could only muster a .081 hitti ...

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Roughriders Blank Thunderbirds in Volleyball Action

Yavapai took advantage of the friendly crowd in Walraven Gym on Friday night a they dispatched Mesa CC in 3 straight sets. The Roughriders used a strong .184 hitting percentage to grab their first ACCAC victory by scores of 25-19, 25-16, 25-18. Sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries led all Roughriders with 11 kills posting a strong .216 hitting percentage. She also chipped in 8 digs and 1 block. Fellow ou ...

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Volleyball Falls to 0-3 in ACCAC

On Wednesday evening Yavapai Volleyball traveled to Thatcher to battle the Gila Monsters of eastern Arizona College. Unfortunately the Roughriders did not bring their bring their best volleyball until they were down 2 sets to none. The team struggled both offensively and defensively and dropped the first 2 sets by scores of 11-25 and 19-25. In set 3 the Yavapai arms came alive and they played their best set ...

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Volleyball Bounces Back to Win Both Matches on Saturday in Las Vegas

After 2 losses on Friday to nationally ranked opponents the Roughriders showed true grit early on Saturday morning as they earned a hard fought victory over Utah State University - Eastern while playing in the Coyote Classic. The tournament was hosted by College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. Against the Eagles the Roughriders came out strong with a balanced attack and took the first set 25-19. The second ...

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Volleyball Drops 2 Matches in Las Vegas

On day 1 of the Coyote Invitational the Roughriders played well but were not strong enough to knock off #10 Seward County CC or #4 Salt Lake CC. Playing two top 10 opponents in a 5 hour period was rough but the Yavapai squad rose to the challenge and competed against both nationally ranked teams. In the opener Yavapai lost to #10 Seward County CC in 4 sets. 21-25, 28-26, 19-25, 21-25. Against #4 Salt Lake C ...

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Volleyball Battles But Falls to South Mountain

On Wednesday evening the Roughriders traveled to South Mountain CC for a showdown with the Cougars. Yavapai played with intensity and grit after falling behind 0-2 and won sets 3 & 4. In the 5th set both teams traded points and were within 2 points of each other throughout the decisive set. The scores were 20-25, 20-25, 25-19, 30-28, 12-15. The Roughrider offense was led by freshman middle blocker Lacie Ten ...

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Roughriders Fall to Aztecs in Tucson

Errors were the story of the night for Yavapai as they opened their ACCAC schedule with a 1-3 loss to Pima CC. After being in control of set 1 Yavapai started to struggle late and dropped the set 25-27. After that the team rebounded and won set 2 by 4 points (25-21). In sets 3 and 4 the errors continued to be too much for Yavapai to over come as they dropped sets 3 & 4, 18-25 and 22-25. Yavapai falls to 7-3 ...

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Roughrider Alumni Gathering Scheduled for Wednesday in Tucson

Yavapai College alumni come and cheer the Roughrider volleyball team as they face Pima Community College on the campus of Pima Community College. Meet new former ROUGHRIDER friends or reconnect with former ROUGHRIDER alumni at the Post-Game Tailgate Party When: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 * Game starts a 7:00 PM * Post Game Party will start after the match Where: Pima Community College gym and in the parki ...

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