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VB Undefeated On Day One

October 7th, 2011 » filed under: Top Story, Volleyball News

The Roughrider volleyball team came away unblemished on the first day of the Air Force Prep Academy Invitational in Colorado Springs, CO Friday. Yavapai improves their overall record to 11-10 eclipsing the .500 mark.

In the first match of the day, the lady spikers defeated Dodge City Community College, 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-18). Immediately following that game, YC faced the host team Air Force Prep Academy. It took four games but Yavapai prevailed, 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 33-25, 25-9). In the final match of the day for the squad, the ladies hammered Colorado Christian University JV, 3-0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-11).

On the final day of the tournament, Yavapai will face Barton Community College, KS (16-6). Earlier in the season, the Cougars swept YC, 3-0 at the College of Southern Idaho Tournament. Barton boasts the NJCAA Player of the Week, Juliana de Barros from Brazil. In the final match for the home team they will play another familiar foe in New Mexico Military Institute a team they beat in August, 3-1 in New Mexico.

Yavapai will return to conference action on Wednesday, October 12th playing host to DII #7 Chandler-Gilbert Community College. This will be the only meeting of the year for these two teams. The first serve will be hit at 7:00 PM at Walraven Gym in Prescott.


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