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Roughriders Earn a Spot in the Championship Game

The Roughriders baseball team advanced to the NJCAA World Series Championship Game today with a 7-3 victory over Iowa Western Community College Thursday afternoon in Grand Junction, Colorado. Yavapai now has a 48-20 overall record and Iowa Western concludes their season at 52-15. Hayden Durkiewicz took the ball on the mound today and was dominant from the bump. Durkiewicz threw 5.2 innings surrendering 2 ru ...

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Yavapai Wins a Thriller and Advances to Semifinals

In dramatic fashion, the Roughrider baseball team survived another elimination game and advanced to the semi-finals of the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. Yavapai used a walk-off double from Nate Easley to take a 15-14 victory over Cisco College avenging an earlier loss to the Wranglers. Yavapai is now a Final Four team and will face the loser of the Iowa Western/San Jacinto-North game being ...

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Roughriders Advance in NJCAA World Series

Avery Weems came close to history, but a Cowley College single broke up his no-hit bid in the seventh inning. The crafty lefthander still managed to lead Yavapai College Baseball to a 6-2 win over the Cowley College Tigers on Tuesday at Suplizio Field in Grand Junction. Weems had an impressive outing against the Tigers' lineup, they managed just two hits off of Weems, who allowed no earned runs, walked four ...

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Roughriders Fall in a Close Battle at NJCAA World Series

Sixteen hits were not enough for the Yavapai College Roughriders Monday afternoon as it lost a shootout, 10-8, to the Cisco College Wranglers at Suplizio Field. Things looked bleak for the Roughriders after giving up five runs in the third inning. YC responded with 2 runs of their own in the top of the fourth to cut the deficit to 5-2. The eighth inning provided the fireworks for each team. Brock Ephan led ...

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Roughriders Drive in 9 Runs in World Series Victory

Three home runs powered the Yavapai College Roughrider Baseball team's offense on Saturday at Suplizio Field at the NJCAA Division I World Series in Grand Junction, Colorado. The blasts carried YC to a 9-5 victory over Delgado Community College Dolphins. Home runs for the Green and Gold came when Turtle Kuhaulua homered in the second inning, Ramsey Romano homered in the fourth inning, and Nate Easley homere ...

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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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Baseball Repeats as West District Champions Via a Walk Off Grand Slam

For the second consecutive year, the Roughrider baseball team is the NJCAA Western District Champions! YC earned the honor by outslugging Western Nevada College Saturday afternoon in dramatic fashion. Dylan Enwiller's walk-off blast boosted the Green and Gold to a 20-16 win over Western Nevada College on Saturday. Enwiller racked up four RBIs on one hit. He hit a grand slam in the ninth inning. The two team ...

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Roughriders Advance to West District Chamionship

The Roughrider baseball team advanced to the NJCAA Western District Championship game with an 8-4 victory over Western Nevada College Saturday afternoon in Trinidad, Colorado. After six lead changes in Friday's game, Yavapai finally pulled out a 8-4 win over the Western Nevada College Wildcats. YC finally managed to grab the lead after a strong seventh inning. The Riders scored on an RBI single by Ramsey Ro ...

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Baseball Knocks in 13 Runs in Post-Season Victory

The Roughrider baseball team came from behind to claim a first round victory in the Western Distric Championship. It was a tight game until Yavapai scored eight late runs for the 13-5 victory over the Pioneers from Miles Community College on Thursday at Trinidad,CO in the opening round of the NJCAA Division I Western District Championship.. Nicko Ortega got the win in relief for YC. Ortega pitched two innin ...

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Roughriders Are Region 1 Champions

The Roughrider baseball team won their ninth NJCAA Region I Championship Friday afternoon at Roughrider Park over Cochise College, 6-2. The title is the first back-to-back region crowns since 1979. Yavapai improves their overall record to 41-19. Cochise concludes their season with a 36-25 mark. YC and Cochise exchanged the lead four times on Friday, but Yavapai ended up on top with the 6-2 victory. The Roug ...

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