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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 ...

Cedarville Enjoys Sweep on Senior Day

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets didn't lose a set in their final regular season game of the year, beating the Trevecca Trojans 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. Cedarville will enter the postseason riding a five-game winning streak, its best mark all season. The Lady Jackets took care of the Trojans with ease in the first two sets before taking the third in tighter fashion, winning 25-21, 25-19, and 25-22. "I thought today we played really consistent," head coach Greg Smith said. "We ...

Lady Jackets Trump Battlers for Third Straight Win

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville University volleyball rode the momentum from Friday night to get their second sweep in a row over G-MAC opponent Alderson Broaddus University on Saturday afternoon. The Jackets, who are currently 9-8 in G-MAC play and 11-17 overall, got the best of the Battlers with scores of 25-14, 25-20 and 25-16 and are now riding a three-game win streak. Despite a quick turnaround from Friday night’s game and a seemingly banged up roster, Cedarville played with passion and ...

Cedarville Volleyball Discards Ohio Dominican

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (10-17, 8-8 G-MAC) enjoyed a win over the Ohio Dominican Panthers on Friday night, 3-0. The Lady Jackets hadn't played at home in over two weeks, and will now enjoy three more matches at home to close out the regular season. Cedarville won 25-19, 25-17, and 25-18, and trailed just once throughout the three sets. Consistency was key for the Lady Jackets, which is something head coach Greg Smith said he emphasized this week during practice. "It's ...

Lady Jackets Suffer Underwhelming Defeat to Tiffin

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets were unable to contend with the Tiffin Dragons on Tuesday night, dropping the match in three sets. Momentum swings were few and rarely went to Cedarville's advantage, as the underwhelming performance was the last one at the Callan Athletic Center for over two weeks. Cedarville lost 25-18, 25-20, and 25-21 and didn't lead until the third set. "We knew we were gonna have to have a solid match, not just physically but mentally," head coach Greg ...

Lady Jackets Volleyball Pulls off Upset of Findlay

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville’s grit and determination pushed them to upset Findlay in dramatic fashion on Saturday. The Lady Jackets (6-12, 5-6 GMAC) swept the visiting Oilers with none of the sets decided by more than three points. The Jackets won the hard-fought sets 25-22, 26-24 and 25-23. Senior outside hitter Taylor Wilkerson led the way for the Lady Jackets, finishing with 15 kills and 10 digs. Freshman Sarah Beste added seven kills and 15 digs, and sophomore Lauren Willow contrib...

CU Volleyball Swept by Hillsdale

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (5-12, 4-6 G-MAC) were disposed of by the Hillsdale Chargers in just three sets on Friday night. The Lady Jackets had picked up momentum, winning each of their last three matches before getting handled by their G-MAC West foe. Cedarville was mightly outplayed in the first set but didn’t give Hillsdale much wiggle room in the final two sets. The Lady Jackets lost 25-8, 25-23, and 25-19. Senior outside hitter Faith Ferris led the Lady Jackets in ...

CU Volleyball Earns Sweep In First Home Win

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville volleyball team wasn’t satisfied after a winning weekend away and snagged its first home win in their match against Davis & Elkins on Tuesday night. Cedarville’s disciplined play stifled the Senators, as they dropped all three sets with scores of 25-14, 25-15, and 25-23. The Jackets are now 4-5 in the G-MAC, and extended their winning streak to three with the sweep. The teams both came in at fifth place on their respective sides of the conference, ...

Lady Jackets Volleyball Loses Heartbreaker to Malone

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville volleyball lost a tight match Tuesday night against Malone University, 3-1. The Pioneers took down the Jackets with no set ending more than three points apart (23-25, 26-24, 22-25, 26-28). Cedarville is now 2-11 overall and sixth place (1-5) in the G-MAC West, while Malone moves to second place in the East. Senior outside hitter Taylor Wilkerson led the stat sheet with 21 kills, 25 digs and two aces. Sophomore middle hitter Lauren Willow also stood out, ...