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Volleyball Makes a Late Comeback to Defeat Broncos 3-2

In order to win their 7th consecutive match Yavapai Volleyball had to come from behind. They dropped the first 2 sets to New Mexico Military Institute then battled back to win 3 consecutive sets and win the match. The Roughriders struggled to find any consistency in set 1 and made too many errors to give themselves a chance to win the set. They lost by a score of 18-25 with a hitting percentage of only .033 ...

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Volleyball Continues Their Winning Ways at Home

On day 1 of the Roughrider Invitational Yavapai Volleyball won 6 sets and only dropped 1 in their 2 wins. It was a complete team effort both offensively and defensively. Yavapai first defeated College of Southern Nevada 3-1 (Box Score)then closed out the night with a 3-0 (Box Score)win over Colorado Northwestern CC. The Roughriders totaled 110 digs (15.71 per set) and 20 total blocks (2.86 per set). Freshma ...

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Volleyball Extends Their Winning Streak to 4 In a Row

The Roughriders started off the evening by unveiling their 2015 District C Championship banner, then jumped out to an early lead of the Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College. Yavapai won the match in straight sets by scores of 25-16, 25-21, and 25-19. The win improves the team's record to 1-1 in ACCAC competition and 4-2 overall. The Roughrider offense was well balanced with sophomore Iva Alebic leading ...

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Roughrider Volleyball Improves to 3-2 with 2 Wins on Saturday

The Roughriders performed well in both of their Saturday matches at the Coyote Classic in Las Vegas, NV. Yavapai started the morning off with a 3-1 (20-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-23) over Utah State University - Eastern. After dropping the first set by 5 points Yavapai stormed back to win the next 3 sets by a total of 12 points. Team totals for the match include; 47 kills (.192), 67 digs, and 13 service aces. Fre ...

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Volleyball Earns a Win Over Sheridan

Yavapai improved their season record to 1 - 2 with their first win of the season over Sheridan College (CO). The Roughriders won the first set in extra points 27-25. It was a back and forth battle with Yavapai playing consistently through out the set. Sheridan College came out playing their best in set 2 and won by the score of 21-25. Yavapai then turned the table and won set 3 by the same score (25-21) and ...

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Volleyball Stumbles In Season Opener at Mesa

The Yavapai Volleyball team opened the 2016 season on the road at Mesa CC and did not return to Prescott with a win. The match went the distance with Yavapai losing 2-3 by scores of 25-19, 19-25, 21-25, 25-16, 10-15. Cumulative for the match the Roughrider statistics were solid with the team hitting percentage at .190, 17.6 digs per set, 5 service aces to 7 service errors but those stats do not tell the who ...

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2016 Volleyball Season Preview

In 2015 Yavapai Volleyball earned their first ever District Championship and National Championship Tournament appearance. In 2016 the Roughriders will look to accomplish even more as they start the season ranked #20 in the NJCAA Pre-Season Poll. According to head coach Zach Shaver, "The team has set some lofty goals and they have been working tirelessly throughout the pre-season to prepare for the task at h ...

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17 Roughriders Earn NJCAA Academic Awards

The NJCAA announced the 2015-16 Academic Student-Athlete Awards and Yavapai College has 17 student-athletes earn the honor for their efforts in the classroom. Below is a listing of the three NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards with the qualifying grade-point average for each honor: Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence: 4.00 GPA Superior Academic Achievement Award: 3.80-3.99 GPA Exemplary Academic Achiev ...

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Volleyball Releases 2016 Schedule

The 2016 Yavapai volleyball schedule will test the Roughriders from start to finish. Coming off of their 1st ever District C Championship and appearance in the National Championship Tournament (16 teams) in 2015, head coach Zach Shaver has constructed a schedule which will challenge the Roughriders at every turn. Of the team's 28 matches, only 11 will be at home in the friendly confines of Walraven Gymnasiu ...

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2016 Spring Athletic Director Honor Roll Announced

The Roughrider athletes had a great Spring semester both on the field and in the classroom. 45 of the 78 student-athletes earned an academic 3.0 or higher Grade Point Average. 5 student-athletes earned a perfect 4.0 (Iva Alebic, Nate Easley, Jacob Eder, Darion Green and Shelby Mottram). For 31 of the student-athletes, it is the second consecutive semester that they have been named to the Athletic Director's ...

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