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CU Volleyball Brings Murphy Full Circle

The assistant volleyball coach came to know the Lord through the program. by Abigail Hintz Callie Murphy grew up going to church. She also grew up playing volleyball. And those were two separate things. No matter what. Until they weren’t. Murphy grew up in a competitive family. They were obsessed with athletics, and though they considered themselves to be a Christian home, athletics ultimately came first. It was okay to miss church as long as it was for sports. This created an ...

Volleyball Recap: Jackets Look Forward To Rising Squad

by Tim Smith A wise man once said, “There’s a first time for everything.” In 2021, that includes traversing a women’s volleyball season amidst a national pandemic. What started off on rocky and uncertain terms soon became a successful 9-4 season for the Cedarville women’s volleyball team, along with a deep run in the G-MAC tournament. It was unlike anything any of the coaches or players had experienced before. “I felt like the team navigated through the season well,” ...

Snouffer and Willow Sisters Making Impact As Dual Sport Athletes

by Abigail Hintz When high school sophomore Lauren Willow jumped and got a volleyball unstuck from the backboard of the basketball hoop, she had no idea it would be the start of something special at Cedarville University in the coming years. The high school track coach heard about it and came to her lunch table to ask her if she would be willing to try track, specifically high jump. A committed volleyball player, she was skeptical at first. But she came around quickly. “I went to the ...

Gallery: Volleyball Advances In G-MAC Tournament With Tight Win Over ODU

by Abigail Hintz The No. 4 Cedarville Lady Jackets (9-3) took a five-set thriller (25-15, 23-25, 23-25, 25-22, 15-13) over No. 5 Ohio Dominican University (7-5) to advance to the semifinals of the G-MAC tournament. Though Cedarville started out the dominant team, the Panthers put up an intense fight and forced them to five sets, the fifth set ending with just a two-point victory for the Jackets. This was the two team's second meeting this season, the first ending in the Jackets' favor as ...

Cedarville Volleyball Takes Sixth Straight With Dominate Win Over Ohio Valley

by Abigail Hintz A seven-man Ohio Valley (0-9) squad was unable to contest with a sharp Cedarville (8-2) side Wednesday night as the Jackets snagged their sixth win and third sweep in a row over the Fighting Scots. It was a well-deserved win for the Lady Jackets who did not play to their competition but rather showed their dominance as they begin to round out their regular season. The Jackets sit at third place in the G-MAC conference behind Hillsdale and Walsh. Cedarville has clinched ...

Cedarville Comeback Falls Short in Sweep By Findlay

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (2-2) dropped their fourth game of the season 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-18) to the University of Findlay Oilers. The Jackets could not overcome a scrappy yet dominate Oiler offense and were therefore unable to run their own front row consistently. The Jackets were led by senior Lauren Willow with 11 kills and senior Liene Miller with 10. Hayley Goff contributed 27 assists and Mallory Delamarter led with 11 digs. Cedarville as a whole made 22 ...

Cedarville Volleyball Swept By Walsh In Season Opener

by Abigail Hintz A disjointed Cedarville offense could not overcome a scrappy Walsh defense as the Lady Jackets fell in their season opener 3-0 to the Cavaliers. It was the first time G-MAC volleyball had been played in 427 days after their season was pushed to the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. Cedarville went on some late runs, though were still unable to take the lead from the dominate Cavaliers. The Lady Jackets were led by senior Liene Miller with 11 kills. Senior Lauren ...

G-MAC Releases Spring Sports Schedules

by Josh Decker The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) released the schedules for three fall sports originally slated to play this semester. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball were all pushed to the spring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cedarville men’s soccer player Stephen Bailey noted the importance of the schedule release. “I think having dates set for the start of the spring season gives us a more concrete target to aim for and extra motivation to ...

Cedarville Upsets Walsh on Senior Day Behind Miller’s 30 Kills

by Tim Miller After a deflating loss to Malone last night that projected them as a visiting team to open the G-MAC Tournament this Tuesday, the Cedarville Lady Jackets came back with fury to beat the Walsh Cavaliers in three sets on Saturday afternoon. The 3-0 win came on Senior Day for the Lady Jackets. Cedarville won the sets 25-20, 27-25, and 25-23 for the Lady Jackets' fifth sweep of the season. Head coach Greg Smith commended his seniors, who although haven't had a huge collect...

Lady Jackets Backward Sweep Trevecca in Nail-Biter

by Tim Miller Cedarville head coach Greg Smith said after last night's ugly loss to Kentucky Wesleyan, the Lady Jackets better come ready to play on Saturday. While it was in the third set before the Lady Jackets woke up, they knocked off Trevecca in five sets thanks to a backward sweep. Cedarville (15-9, 7-3 G-MAC) dropped the first two sets 25-18 and 25-14 before winning the final three 25-20, 25-13, and 15-11. "We knew coming back today that we needed to take care of business," Emily ...