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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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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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