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Volleyball Donates Over $9,500 to Battle Cancer

The 2018 Mile High Battle Against Cancer broke all previous records. The venue for the event was bigger than ever, the number of participating teams grew from 2 to 8, the total number of sponsors grew to 11, and most importantly the amount of money raised by the event almost doubled from 2017 to 2018. The donation made to The Breast Care Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center totaled $9.551.38. The money ...

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Volleyball Signs 4 for 2019

The Yavapai Volleyball coaching staff has added 4 new players to their roster for 2019. These 4 prep athletes signed their National Letters of Intent inking their commitment to become a Roughriders earlier this week. Head Coach Zach Shaver said " We are excited about the athleticism and volleyball experience that these 4 players will bring to our program. All 4 are quality individuals who will make our team ...

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Roughriders Season Ends as Region 1 Runners Up

On Friday night the Yavapai Volleyball team could not overcome a strong start in set 1 by the Arizona Western squad. The Roughriders could only muster 10 points in the first set. The team started to counter the Lady Matadors attack and dropped set 2 by 4 points. Set 3 was the best one of the night for Yavapai as they finished by scoring 4 consecutive points and earned a 6 point victory. In set 4 Yavapai hel ...

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Roughriders Advance to Region Championship with Win Over Eastern Arizona

On Wednesday evening the Yavapai College Volleyball squad took on Eastern Arizona College in the NJCAA DI region 1 Semi-Final and came away victorious. The Roughriders beat the Gila Monsters in 5 sets by scores of 21-25, 25-23, 21-25, 27-25, 15-13. Both teams fought bitterly until the very end but Yavapai came away with its sixth 5 set win of 2018. Freshman middle blocker Lacie Tenney was stellar hitting.40 ...

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Roughriders Sweep the Bears on Sophomore Night

Yavapai volleyball finished their ACCAC schedule with a 3-0 victory over Phoenix College. The Roughriders improve their conference record to 8-5 and 17-9 overall. The final scores were 25-18, 25-15, 25-19. Sophomore outside hitter Nynke de Vries had one of her best outings of the season with 15 kills and a hitting percentage of .261. She also added 10 digs. Sophomore libero Victoria McCarty was tops in digs ...

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Volleyball Falls to Eastern Arizona in Mile High Battle Against Cancer

On a night that saw the Prescott Valley Events Center fill with pink and volleyball action the Yavapai volleyball team was unable to extend their 6 match winning streak. The Roughriders never really found their rhythm against the Gila Monsters and seemed out of sorts both offensively and defensively as the team only managed a .078 hitting percentage and 69 digs. the final scores were 12-25, 16-25, 29-27, 11 ...

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Roughriders Survive Another Close Battle

On Friday night as Yavapai College celebrated the 50th birthday of their Roughrider mascot the volleyball team went to battle with 1st place Arizona Western College for the 2nd time in 10 days and came away with another 5 set victory. The match could not have been any closer with each team winning 2 of the first four sets by only 2 points each and 3 of those sets required extra points to be decided. The fin ...

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Roughriders Sweep Artichokes 3-0

On Wednesday evening the Yavapai Volleyball squad earned their 5th consecutive victory by beating Scottsdale CC 3-0. The set scores were 25-3, 25-18, 25-12. Yavapai's strong serving kept Scottsdale off balance as the team had a season high 12 service aces. Offensively the Roughriders were effective as they hit .205. The best hitting percentage was freshman middle blocker Lacie Tenney with .500 (5 kills, 0 e ...

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Volleyball Continues to Win in Dramatic Fashion

On Friday evening in a rowdy Walraven Gym the Roughriders earned their 4th straight victory. It was the 2nd win this week which required all 5 sets and extra points to decide. The win over #6 Glendale CC improves Yavapai's ACCAC record to 5-4 and their overall record to 14-8. It is also the team's 4th victory over a nationally ranked opponent. Yavapai started the night off sluggishly in set 1 as they fell 2 ...

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Yavapai Volleyball Takes Down #20 Arizona Western

On Wednesday night the Roughriders needed all 5 sets and extra points in the 5th to improve their ACCAC record to 4-4 (overall record of 13-8) but they did it by beating the Lady Matadors 22-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 21-19. Arizona Western entered the match undefeated in ACCAC play (6-0) and sporting a national ranking of #20. The entire match was close from start to finish with the biggest margin of victory ...

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