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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 ...

Frustrations High as Cedarville is Swept by Kentucky Wesleyan

By Abigail Hintz A scrappy Kentucky Wesleyan team took down the Cedarville Lady Jackets in straight sets with scores of 25-23, 25-10 and 25-15. The promise the Jackets showed in the first quickly fell to numerous errors and a lack of intensity. They now move to 14-9, with a record of 6-3 in the G-MAC, keeping them in fourth place. Cedarville was led by sophomore outside hitter Liene Miller, who came away with 14 kills and six digs. Sophomore outside hitter Sara Beste contributed six kills ...

Lady Jackets Pick Up Non-Conference Win Over Urbana

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets didn't practice yesterday, but it didn't seem to phase them as they rolled over Urbana in a non-conference affair, sweeping the Knights with relative ease. The Lady Jackets (13-7, 6-1 G-MAC) took care of the Knights with identical scores of 25-18, 25-18 and 25-18. "It was a really good match," head coach Greg Smith said. "Urbana is really good. As we continue to play along in the season, we're getting better at playing controlled. Mentally, we're ...

Lady Jackets Drop First G-MAC Contest Against No. 17 Hillsdale

by Tim Miller A young Cedarville Lady Jackets lineup was overmatched and overpowered by No. 17 Hillsdale on Saturday afternoon, loosing in a sweep. Cedarville (10-6, 5-1 G-MAC) didn't lead for a single point in the entire match. The Lady Jackets drop their first game of conference play after winning the first five. After showing promise in the first set, only losing 25-21, they dropped the next two sets 25-13 and 25-16. The tandem of junior middle hitter Lauren Willow and sophomore ...

Lady Jackets Sweep Findlay, Extend Win Streak to Five

By Abigail Hintz The Lady Jackets volleyball team swept the Findlay University Oilers Friday night in their first home game in five weeks to extend their win streak to five games. The scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-17 were full of intensity and excitement from the team and their home crowd alike. The Jackets remain at the top of the G-MAC as they are unbeaten in the conference. The team was led once again by sophomore Liene Miller who contributed 17 kills and 15 digs. Junior Lauren Willow ...

Jackets Volleyball Finishes Invite With Dramatic 3-2 Loss To Greyhounds

by Abigail Hintz Long volleys and scrappy play were the name of the game in Cedarville volleyball’s final game of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite in which they were handed a 3-2 loss to the University of Indianapolis. It was a hard fought battle by both teams with scores of 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 22-25 and 9-15. The Jackets now have a record of 1-2. Despite the loss, head coach Greg Smith said was happy with the performance and the weekend as a whole. “It showed a lot of who we ...

Cedarville Volleyball Swept Against Anderson

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets suffered a disappointing loss to the Anderson (SC) Trojans in front of a monster crowd on Friday night, losing 28-26, 25-18, and 25-20. Cedarville falls to 1-1 on the season after beating Northwood to open their season at the Cedarville University Invite. "Credit to Anderson, they're a very good team," head coach Greg Smith said after the loss. "They won the conference last year and they gave us a lot of troubles. They stepped up their game." S...

Cedarville Volleyball Sweeps Northwood In Home Opener

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a sweep over Northwood University on Saturday afternoon in their first match of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite. It was clearly a game of momentum, with scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-23. Head coach Greg Smith was impressed with the fight his team showed. “One of the things we really talked about was just having grit when we play and that really showed up today,” he said. “We were down in ...

Lady Jackets’ Season Ends Against Walsh

by Tim Miller The No. 4-seeded Cedarville Lady Jackets (13-18, 11-9 G-MAC) volleyball team suffered a loss to the No. 1-seeded Walsh Cavaliers in the opening round of the G-MAC Tournament on Tuesday night in four sets. The loss ends the Lady Jackets' season, its first with head coach Greg Smith at the helm. The final tally was 25-21, 25-11, 20-25, and 25-19. Cedarville closes its season under .500 for the first time since 2010. The Lady Jackets gained momentum to close the season, ...

Former D-I Volleyball Coach Finds Way to CU

by Josh Stevens “Never stop learning. Never stop improving.” That’s the motto for new Cedarville women’s volleyball coach Greg Smith. Smith grew up in Rochester, Indiana, and had to learn volleyball through an unusual route. He first got into sports through his father, who coached basketball. His first knowledge of volleyball came from watching his high school girls’ team. He went to Westmont College in California to play tennis but had a desire for volleyball. “I picked ...