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Softball Opens ACCAC Competition with 2 Road Wins

The Roughrider softball team opened ACCAC action on Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix against South Mountain Community College. YC swept the Cougars with 9-0 and 9-3 victories. Yavapai is now 6-1 on the season and 2-0 in conference play. The Roughriders used a 9-run explosion in the second inning that hoisted the Green and Gold to a 9-0 blanking in five innings. The Riders scored in the second on a walk by Shayn ...

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Softball Improves to 4-1

The Roughrider softball team concluded the final day of the College of Southern Nevada Kickoff Classic with a 1-1 record as they registered a victory over Snow College, Utah 11-5 before dropping the final game of the day, 7-2 to Salt Lake Community College. Yavapai finishes the tournament with a 4-1 record. In the opener, the Roughriders used a seven-run explosion in the fifth inning to propel them to the l ...

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Roughriders Start the Season with 3 Victories

The Roughrider softball team opened up the 2017 season with three victories in the College of Southern Nevada Kickoff Classic. The 2016 NJCAA Region I Champions scored 30 runs on the day and gave up only 8 runs. In the opener, Amy Robinson threw 6.1 innings to get the victory from the circle. The University of South Carolina Upstate bound right-hander struck out 2 batters and scattered 8 hits in the 8-2 vic ...

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Fall 2016 Athletic Honor Roll Announced

In the Fall semester, the Roughider athletic department had 37 Student-Athletes achieve the honor of being named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, earning a 3.0 or higher. Four student-athletes earned a 4.0. Athletic Director’s Honor Roll 2016 Fall (3.0 or higher) * Bailey Anderson (Volleyball) * Hannah Semon (Volleyball) * Baylie Stephens (Volleyball) * Lauren Ulibari (Volleyball) Dylan Enwiller (Base ...

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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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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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Softball Concludes Outstanding Season with 4th Place Finish at National Tournament

The Roughrider softball team’s season came to abrupt halt Saturday after a Cinderella run through the post-season. Having to play three games on Saturday, Yavapai fell short in the run for their third national title. Yavapai concludes the 2016 season with a 50-17 overall record, an NJCAA Division I Region I Championship and a fourth place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament. Yavapai began the day with a ...

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Roughriders Take Down #1

The Roughrider softball team upset the #1 ranked team in the nation, Tyler Junior College Thursday afternoon, 3-2, in the second round of the NJCAA DI National Tournament. YC advances to the next round against Butler Community College. Tyler JC wasn't able to come back from the hole it dug itself into against the Green and Gold and Tyler lost dropped the close game after falling behind by two runs in the fo ...

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Roughriders Come From Behind to Win in Extra Innings

It took 10 innings, but he Roughrider softball team managed to put away Walters State 3-2 on Wednesday at St. George, UT in the NJCAA Division I National Tournament. It is the first victory at the National Tournament since 2011. With the score tied at two in the tenth inning, Karissa Pena came to the plate and singled, scoring Dusty Durham. Earlier in the inning, Durham knocked a single to score two runs to ...

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Softball Earns Post-Season Accolades

Post-season accolades came in for the NJCAA Division I Region I Champion Roughrider softball team. Named to the All-ACCAC First Team was freshman pitcher Amy Robinson. Freshman Andrea Sotelo and sophomore Sydney Forray were named to the Second Team. Additionally, five players were named to the NJCAA Division I Region I First Team was Robinson, freshman Savana Ramirez, Sotelo, Forray and freshman Dustie Durh ...

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