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Volleyball’s 10 Match Win Streak Snapped by Arizona Western

Unfortunately on Wednesday evening the Roughriders were unable to extend their winning streak to 11 matches as they fell to the Lady Matadors 0-3. The loss drops the team's ACCAC record to 11-5 which is good enough for a 3rd place finish in the conference. The team's overall record is now 18-10. In the 1st set Arizona Western came out with their offense firing on all cylinders and Yavapai struggled because ...

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Volleyball Makes it 10 in a Row with Shutout of Central Arizona

For the second time in less than 24 hours the Roughriders beat the Vaqueras 3-0. The Saturday afternoon match up finished with scores of 25-21, 25-18, 25-10. Freshman middle blocker Maddie McKeown turned in her best performance of the year 4 kills on 5 attempts for a hitting percentage that led the team (.800). Sophomore outside hitter Iva Alebic gathered the most kills (10) despite not playing the whole ma ...

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Volleyball Wins 3-0 on Sophomore Night

After honoring the 2016 sophomores Yavapai took on Central Arizona College and improved their conference record to 10-4 (17-9 overall) by winning 25-21, 25-11, 29-27. The victory is the 9th consecutive for the Roughriders. Sophomores Iva Alebic and Jordan Tilley led the team to victory. Alebic was the only Roughrider with double digit kills (13) and Tilley led the squad in hitting percentage at.833 (5 kills ...

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Roughriders Survive a Battle With the Bears

On Yavapai College "Staff Appreciation" night the Roughriders gave the crowd all the volleyball possible. After a solid performance in set 1 (25-18) the Roughriders struggled in the next 2 sets losing by scores of 22-25 and 20-25. However, with their backs against the wall the squad started set 4 with a bang and jumped out to a 6-0 lead and never looked back finishing the set 25-15. Lately Yavapai has perfo ...

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Iva Alebic Earns Volleyball Player of the Week Honors

On Monday, after leading the Roughriders to victories on Wednesday (Pima CC) and Friday (South Mountain CC) sophomore outside hitter Iva Alebic was named ACCAC DI Player of the Week. On Wednesday Iva helped lead the Roughriders to their 6th consecutive win with a 3-1 victory over the Aztecs. Alebic was tops on the team offensively with 22 kills and in points scored as she contributed 23 total points. She al ...

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Volleyball Battles Back From Down 0-2 on the Road to Win 7th Consecutive

The Roughriders got off to a slow start at South Mountain CC on Friday night. Early in set 1 they found themselves down 8-3 after an 8-0 point run by the Cougars. In the middle of set 1 Yavapai started to find some offensive rhythm but fell 2 points short of the victory as they lost 23-25 behind a team hitting percentage of .174. Set 2 was not any better as Yavapai could only muster 7 kills to go along with ...

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Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to 6 Consecutive

The Roughriders took advantage of playing at home for the first time in 2 weeks as they came out strong and dominated the first 2 sets against Pima winning by a combined 21 points (25-15, 25-14). Unfortunately Yavapai could not take advantage of the 2-0 lead as they dropped the 3rd set 21-25. As they have done most of the season after dropping a set they rebound with a strong effort and closed out the match ...

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Jordan Tilley Earns Volleyball Player of the Week Honors

On Sunday, after leading the Roughriders to road victories on Wednesday (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) and Friday (Eastern Arizona College) sophomore setter Jordan Tilley was named ACCAC DI Player of the Week. Yavapai started the week with 2 solid practices then on Wednesday made the short journey to ERAU for the 4th annual Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer. After dropping the first set by 2 po ...

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Volleyball Makes It 4 Road Victories in a Row

The Roughrider Volleyball squad traveled to Thatcher, AZ for the 2nd time in 8 days and again returned home with a 5 set victory over the Gila Monsters. The two teams traded set wins with Yavapai winning the 1st (25-21), 3rd (25-22), and 5th (15-10). Eastern Arizona College won the 2nd (20-25) and 4th (22-25). Yavapai's offensive output was strong most of the match with an overall hitting percentage of .233 ...

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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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