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Roughrider Softball Team Heads to Nationals

16 May 2016   Brad Clifford
The Roughrider Softball Team Gets the #8 Seed in the NJCAA Division I National Softball Tournament. They Will Face Off with Walters State (TN) at 5:00 PM on Wednesday.

The Yavapai College Roughriders had a season record of 47-15 this year. Overall, the Roughriders are 16-9 at the NJCAA National Tournament with 2 National Titles, a 3rd place finish, a 5th place finish and a 9th place finish.

Andrea Sotelo (.450, 18 HR) and Amy Robinson (31-6, 1.48 ERA) are noted as the Yavapai players to watch.

This will be the first trip to the Nationals for the Yavapai Roughrider Softball team since 2011, and the first under Coach Dough Eastman, who has been leading the team for just two years.

Here are the teams that qualified this year:

#1 Tyler Junior College Apaches, TX (57-4)

#2 Salt Lake Community College Bruins, UT (44-7)

#3 Chipola College Indians, FL (45-13)

#4 Butler Community College Grizzlies, KS (48-4)

#5 Florida Southwestern State College Buccaneers, FL (52-14)

#6 McLennan Community College Highlanders, TX (45-12)

#7 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Golden Norsemen, OK (51-6)

#8 YAVAPAI COLLEGE ROUGHRIDERS, AZ (47-15)

#9 Walters State Community College Senators, TN (43-9)

#10 Lake Land College Lakers, IL (51-13)

#11 Wallace State Community College, Lions (48-20)

#12 San Jacinto College-South, Coyotes (36-23)

#13 Howard College Hawks, TX (43-15)

#14 Indian Hills Community College Warriors, IA (41-17)

#15 Spartanburg Methodist College, Pioneers (55-9)

#16 Georgia Military College Bulldogs, GA (35-22)

All-Time Records - The Roughriders are:

0-0 against Tyler

10-3 against Salt Lake

2-1 against Chipola

0-0 against Butler

0-0 against Florida Southwestern

1-1 against McLennan

0-0 against Northeastern Oklahoma

0-0 against Walters State

0-0 against Lake Land

2-2 against Wallace State

0-0 against San Jacinto

2-0 against Howard

1-0 against Indian Hills

0-0 against Spartanburg

0-0 against Georgia Military