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Roughriders Win the Crosstown Battle with a 3-0 Sweep

Tonight both Prescott volleyball teams squared off on the court in Walraven Gym for the annual Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer. Yavapai came away with a 3-0 victory over Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (25-15, 25-22, 25-19). The Roughriders offense was efficient as the team hit .162 and the defense was strong accumulating 36 digs and 6 total blocks. All of the proceeds from tonight's event will ...

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Volleyball Sweeps Eastern Arizona on the Road

On Friday the Roughriders made the long journey to Thatcher, AZ to challenge the Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College. Yavapai improved their conference leading record to 6-1 with a 3 sets to none victory. The final scores were 25-17, 26-24, 25-21. Yavapai's overall record now stands at 11-8 as they have won 5 in a row. Both outside hitters, Jailynn Butler (sophomore) and Nynke de Vries (freshman) led t ...

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Roughriders Battled to a 3 Set Sweep Over Scottsdale

On Wednesday evening in Walraven Gym Yavapai earned a 3-0 win over the Artichokes from Scottsdale but it was battle from start to finish! The final scores were 25-22, 25-21, 27-25. With the victory Yavapai improved to 5-1 in conference and 10-8 overall. As a team the Roughriders came up big defensively with 53 total digs, 17.67 per set. Freshman libero Victoria McCarty led the team with 15, sophomore libero ...

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On Friday evening the Roughrider volleyball team traveled to Chandler-Gilbert CC to take on the Coyotes and came away with a 3-0 sweep for the victory. The final scores were 25-22, 25-20, 25-19. The win improves Yavapai's record to 4-1 in the ACCAC and 9-8 overall. The win also marks the 200th victory for head coach Zach Shaver. (117 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and 83 at Yavapai College). Sophomor ...

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Roughriders Sweep Thunderbirds 3-0

On Wednesday evening the Roughriders produced their first 3-0 sweep of an ACCAC opponent. The final scores were 25-19, 25-19, 25-21. Both Yavapai outside hitters, freshman Nynke de Vries and sophomore Jailynn Butler had strong offensive outputs for the Roughriders in their home match against # 12 ranked Mesa CC. Nynke finished with a team high 18 kills and .222 hitting percentage and Jailynn added 11 kills ...

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Volleyball Battles to a 5 Set Victory Over #17 Arizona Western College

The Roughriders traded wins in the first 4 sets with the Matadors of Arizona Western College on Friday night in Walraven Gym. Then as they started set 5 things did not look good for Yavapai as they fell behind 0-4. Then the Roughriders played their best volleyball of the long match and took control midway through the 5th set. The final scores were 25-17, 14-25, 27-25, 17-25, 15-9. The Roughriders were led d ...

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Roughirders Fall to Gauchos 2-3

Too many unforced errors was the story of the night for Yavapai as undefeated Glendale came to town. Yavapai fell to 6-8 overall and 1-1 in ACCAC competition. After taking a 2 sets to 0 lead (25-23, 25-23) Yavapai came up short in sets 3-5 (18-25, 30-32, 13-15). As a team the Roughriders totaled 57 kills, 12 service aces, 11 blocks, and 66 digs. Unfortunately their 10 service errors, 29 attacking errors, an ...

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Volleyball Beats Casper but Falls to Southern Idaho

In the team's third match at the Star Invitational hosted by the College of Southern Idaho Yavapai came out strong going up 2 sets to none. The Roughriders won by scores of 25-16 and 25-18. Then Yavapai started to lose their offensive rhythm and too many errors led to losses in sets 3 and 4 (23-25 and 19-25). Luckily the Roughriders again found that rhythm in set 5 and won in dominant fashion 15-5. Sophomor ...

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Volleyball Drops 2 Matches on Day 1 at Star Invitational

The Roughriders started Saturday by playing their best sets of the year against #5 Salt Lake CC but it wasn't quite enough as they lost 23-25 and 26-28. Yavapai led 24-20 in the 2nd set but could not find the kill it needed to win the set. Unfortunately the etam could not maintain the high level of play and dropped the 3rd set 14-25. Individual highlights included freshman outside hitter Nynke de Vries with ...

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Volleyball Narrowly Misses Going 2-0 on Saturday

Despite scoring more points than Utah State University-Eastern (114-104) Yavapai lost the match 2 sets to 3. Each of the 3 sets Yavapai lost was by 2 points but their 2 set wins were by a combined 16 points. The morning loss on day 2 of the newly named Dalton Overstreet Invitational did not dampen the effort of the Roughriders as they took on the Coyotes of Southern Nevada in the afternoon. Yavapai won the ...

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