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Yavapai Softball Earns NJCAA Academic Team Award

For their efforts in the classroom, the Roughrider softball team was named an Honorable Mention recipient in the 2017-18 NJCAA Women’s Softball Academic Team of the Year Award. The team also has four NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award Recipients: Meredith Clark (First Team), Neenah Pangilinan (Second Team), Kylie Brown (Third Team) and Santana Parra (Third Team). NJCAA Website Story ...

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Roughrider Soccer Releases 2018 Schedule

The 30th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with their conference and road opener on Thursday, August 23 at Phoenix College. Not including the August 18th match versus the Alumni, the Roughriders official home opener will take place at Ken Lindley Field on Saturday, August 25 against Irvine Valley College. As part of the college’s 50th anniversary activities, a special kickoff time of 2:00 p.m. ...

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Jaydee Boursaw is the NJCAA DI National Player of the Year

On Thursday, Yavapai College softball player Jaydee Boursaw was named the NJCAA Division I National Player of the Year. It is the first time that a Yavapai College softball player has been named National Player of the Year. The sophomore from Vallejo, California hit .449 for the season with 16 doubles, 28 home runs (league leader, top 3 in NJCAA), 86 runs batted (league leader, top 6 in NJCAA), 66 runs scor ...

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20 Student Athletes Earn NJCAA Academic Honors

For their efforts in the classroom and the playing surface this past year, twenty Yavapai College student-athletes were awarded NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. To qualify for the honor, the student-athlete must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.6 or higher for the full academic year. The award is broken into three teams: First Team – 4.0; Second Team – 3.80-3.99; Third Team – 3.60-3.79. This is ...

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Boursaw & Guerra Earn NJCAA All-American Honors

The accolades continue to come in for Roughrider softball superstars Jaydee Boursaw and Makayla Guerra. Both players were named to the First Team NJCAA Division I All-American Team. For Boursaw, this is the second time this post-season that she has been named to an All-American First Team. Earlier this month, the California native garnered NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) First Team Honors. Lik ...

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Roughriders Continue to Impress

The post-season accolades continue to roll in for members of the Roughrider softball team. Jaydee Boursaw and Makayla Guerra were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Boursaw garnered first team honors and Guerra was named to the third team. Additionally, Boursaw was selected as the NJCAA DI Diamond Sports/NFCA Catcher of the Year. Jaydee hit 28 home runs while hitting .444. She had 84 runs ...

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Coach Cougill Selected to Coach USA JC National Team

Head Roughrider baseball coach, Ryan Cougill, has been selected to the coaching staff for the USA Junior College National Baseball Team. Historically, coaches that have recently won a National Championship and/or consistently gone to the NJCAA World Series have been asked to serve on the staff. The NJCAA National Baseball team returns to the National Baseball Congress World Series this summer for the 84th a ...

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Roughriders Enjoy Successful Semester in the Classroom

Forty-seven Yavapai College student-athletes were named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for their efforts in the classroom this past semester. Student-athletes must achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or higher to be named to the list. Twelve of the forty-seven student-athletes achieved a perfect GPA of 4.0; It was the second consecutive semester that thirty-nine student-athletes were on the honor ro ...

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Roughriders Fall to Vaqueras in Region Tournament

The 2018 Roughrider softball season came to an abrupt halt on Saturday morning. YC fell to Central Arizona College, 3-2, in an elimination game of the NJCAA Region I Division I Playoffs. YC concludes the year with a 50-12 overall record and their second consecutive ACCAC Championship. The Vaqueros scored all of their runs in the first two innings. Neither team could plate any runs until the sixth inning whe ...

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