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Volleyball Wins 3-1 at Home

The Roughriders started the match against the Coyotes on fire by building a lead of 8-0 behind sophomore setter Jordan Tilley's tough serving. Yavapai continued to dominate the first set as they hit .281 (12 kills, 3 errors 32 attempts) and finished the set with a score of 25-14. The 2nd set was a different story as Yavapai only hit .159 (14 kills, 7 errors, 44 attempts) which helped the Coyotes come away w ...

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Roughriders Come Up Short Against Arizona Western

The Roughriders played the Matadors for the 2nd time in less than 24 hours and unfortunately came up a few points short in each set and fell 0-3 by scores of 20-25, 23-25, 23-25. Yavapai had leads of 3-5 points through most of the 2nd and 3rd sets but the players from Arizona Western never let down and put the Roughriders into difficult situations which led to errors late in both sets. Offensively Yavapai s ...

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Volleyball Almost Hands Arizona Western Their First Loss

It was a marathon match between the Roughriders and Matadors on Friday evening in Walraven Gym. Yavapai fell behind dropping the first 2 sets by scores of 20-25, and 18-25. After the intermission Yavapai started to attack for points and ended up taking set 3 by a score of 25-19. Set 4 started off in favor of Arizona Western but Yavapai was not going to go away quietly and battled back to eventually win the ...

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Volleyball Stumbles on the Road in Glendale

The Roughriders traveled south to Glendale to take on the Gauchos who are currently ranked #2 in NJCAA DII. Unfortunately Yavapai did not return to Prescott with a win. The final scores were 20-25, 25-22, 17-25, 19-25. Glendale out hit Yavapai .232 to .133. A bright spot for the Roughriders was freshman middle blocker Bailey Anderson who accumulated 6 kills on 16 attempts with 0 errors for a percentage of . ...

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Volleyball Drops a Heartbreaker in Idaho

The Yavapai volleyball team had a good chance to earn a split in their matches on Saturday but unfortunately they let a victory slip away from them as thye dropped a 5 set match to Utah State University - Eastern. The Roughriders started off their 2nd day of the Star Invitational with a 0-3 loss to #12 ranked Northwest College (18-25, 21-25, 19-25). In the evening match Yavapai went up against Utah State Un ...

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Volleyball Falls Comes Up Short in Bid for Upsets

After beating conference foe Central Arizona 3-0 on Wednesday night the Roughriders traveled to the home of the 2015 National Champions (Twinn Falls, ID) and played 2 top 10 ranked teams on Friday. In the morning match up Yavapai played Salt Lake CC (#8) but came up short in all 3 sets. The Roughriders had segments of the match when they were very strong and were scoring points against the very strong defen ...

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Volleyball Picks Up ACCAC Road Win

The Yavapai Volleyball team traveled to Coolidge, AZ on Wednesday evening to challenge the Vaqueras of Central Arizona College and came away with a victory. The win (25-10, 25-16, 25-19) improved the Roughriders overall record to 8-2 and their ACCAC record to 2-1. The Roughriders had a strong showing offensively as the team hit .308 with 33 kills and only 9 errors on 78 attempts. In set 1 Yavapai had their ...

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Volleyball Makes a Late Comeback to Defeat Broncos 3-2

In order to win their 7th consecutive match Yavapai Volleyball had to come from behind. They dropped the first 2 sets to New Mexico Military Institute then battled back to win 3 consecutive sets and win the match. The Roughriders struggled to find any consistency in set 1 and made too many errors to give themselves a chance to win the set. They lost by a score of 18-25 with a hitting percentage of only .033 ...

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Volleyball Continues Their Winning Ways at Home

On day 1 of the Roughrider Invitational Yavapai Volleyball won 6 sets and only dropped 1 in their 2 wins. It was a complete team effort both offensively and defensively. Yavapai first defeated College of Southern Nevada 3-1 (Box Score)then closed out the night with a 3-0 (Box Score)win over Colorado Northwestern CC. The Roughriders totaled 110 digs (15.71 per set) and 20 total blocks (2.86 per set). Freshma ...

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Volleyball Extends Their Winning Streak to 4 In a Row

The Roughriders started off the evening by unveiling their 2015 District C Championship banner, then jumped out to an early lead of the Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College. Yavapai won the match in straight sets by scores of 25-16, 25-21, and 25-19. The win improves the team's record to 1-1 in ACCAC competition and 4-2 overall. The Roughrider offense was well balanced with sophomore Iva Alebic leading ...

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