Roughriders Fall to #2 Western Nebraska at National Tournament
In the first ever match for Yavapai Volleyball at the National Championship Tournament they ran into the #2 ranked Western Nebraska squad which has their sights set on a 3rd National title. Yavapai lost by scores of 13-25, 13-25, 20-25. The Roughriders could only muster a .011 hitting percentage compared to their opponent’s .351.
Freshman outside hitter Iva Alebic led the Roughriders in both kills (11) and digs (5). Sophomore middle blocker Shelby Mottram led Yavapai with 3 of the teams 6 blocks.
Yavapai will return to the court in the consolation bracket to take on the #10 seeded Northern Idaho on Friday at 10:00 am.