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Roughriders Upend Crosstown Rival Eagles

Yavapai took the short trip across Prescott to participate in the 4th annual Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer. All of the proceeds will be donated jointly by the Yavapai and Embry-Riddle Volleyball programs to the Breast Care Center at YRMC in Prescott Valley. The Roughriders started slowly only hitting 0.086 in the 1st set which they dropped 23-25. After set 1 the Roughriders continued to play better ...

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Roughriders Outlast Gila Monsters on the Road

On Friday night the volleyball team made the long journey to Thatcher, AZ to play league rival Eastern Arizona College. Yavapai earned a hard fought 5 set victory with scores of 25-20, 28-26, 18-25, 19-25, 15-9. After a solid performance in set 1 Yavapai had to battle from behind to take set 2 in extra points. Then Eastern Arizona tuned up the heat on Yavapai and forced a 5th set after wins in sets 3 and 4. ...

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Roughriders Transformed Into Road Warriors

The Volleyball squad traveled to Phoenix on Wednesday evening and returned to Prescott with a shutout victory over the Artichokes. Yavapai won by scores of 25-18, 26-24, 25-16. Yavapai's offense combined 37 kills, only 10 errors, on 113 attempts for a strong hitting percentage of .239. Kill leaders were right side hitter Kaytlin Yost with 10 (.222) and outside hitter Iva Alebic with 9 (.135). Freshman outsi ...

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Volleyball Wins 3-1 at Home

The Roughriders started the match against the Coyotes on fire by building a lead of 8-0 behind sophomore setter Jordan Tilley's tough serving. Yavapai continued to dominate the first set as they hit .281 (12 kills, 3 errors 32 attempts) and finished the set with a score of 25-14. The 2nd set was a different story as Yavapai only hit .159 (14 kills, 7 errors, 44 attempts) which helped the Coyotes come away w ...

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Roughriders Come Up Short Against Arizona Western

The Roughriders played the Matadors for the 2nd time in less than 24 hours and unfortunately came up a few points short in each set and fell 0-3 by scores of 20-25, 23-25, 23-25. Yavapai had leads of 3-5 points through most of the 2nd and 3rd sets but the players from Arizona Western never let down and put the Roughriders into difficult situations which led to errors late in both sets. Offensively Yavapai s ...

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Volleyball Almost Hands Arizona Western Their First Loss

It was a marathon match between the Roughriders and Matadors on Friday evening in Walraven Gym. Yavapai fell behind dropping the first 2 sets by scores of 20-25, and 18-25. After the intermission Yavapai started to attack for points and ended up taking set 3 by a score of 25-19. Set 4 started off in favor of Arizona Western but Yavapai was not going to go away quietly and battled back to eventually win the ...

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Volleyball Stumbles on the Road in Glendale

The Roughriders traveled south to Glendale to take on the Gauchos who are currently ranked #2 in NJCAA DII. Unfortunately Yavapai did not return to Prescott with a win. The final scores were 20-25, 25-22, 17-25, 19-25. Glendale out hit Yavapai .232 to .133. A bright spot for the Roughriders was freshman middle blocker Bailey Anderson who accumulated 6 kills on 16 attempts with 0 errors for a percentage of . ...

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Volleyball Drops a Heartbreaker in Idaho

The Yavapai volleyball team had a good chance to earn a split in their matches on Saturday but unfortunately they let a victory slip away from them as thye dropped a 5 set match to Utah State University - Eastern. The Roughriders started off their 2nd day of the Star Invitational with a 0-3 loss to #12 ranked Northwest College (18-25, 21-25, 19-25). In the evening match Yavapai went up against Utah State Un ...

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Volleyball Falls Comes Up Short in Bid for Upsets

After beating conference foe Central Arizona 3-0 on Wednesday night the Roughriders traveled to the home of the 2015 National Champions (Twinn Falls, ID) and played 2 top 10 ranked teams on Friday. In the morning match up Yavapai played Salt Lake CC (#8) but came up short in all 3 sets. The Roughriders had segments of the match when they were very strong and were scoring points against the very strong defen ...

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Volleyball Picks Up ACCAC Road Win

The Yavapai Volleyball team traveled to Coolidge, AZ on Wednesday evening to challenge the Vaqueras of Central Arizona College and came away with a victory. The win (25-10, 25-16, 25-19) improved the Roughriders overall record to 8-2 and their ACCAC record to 2-1. The Roughriders had a strong showing offensively as the team hit .308 with 33 kills and only 9 errors on 78 attempts. In set 1 Yavapai had their ...

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