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Volleyball Seniors Celebrate Last Game of the Season with a Win

by Carolina Zimbron In the last game of her career, senior middle hitter Lauren Willow led Cedarville University volleyball to a 3-0 victory over Ohio Dominican Thursday night. The Lady Jackets won by scores of 26-25, 27-25, and 25-13 to end their 2021-2022 season with a win.  Junior libero Mallory Delamarter had three service aces and fourteen digs, and junior outside hitter Payton Krahn had eight kills and ten digs for Cedarville. Leading the team was senior outside hitter Liene Miller ...

Volleyball Falls 3-1 at Home to Ashland

by Grace Mowery The Cedarville Lady Jackets came into the Friday night home game against Ashland University off a sweep over Kentucky Wesleyan last weekend and were looking to continue their strong showing against the division-leading Eagles and add to their 3-1 record at home. The Jackets are now 9-12 on the season and 6-8 in the G-MAC. The postseason is looking less certain for Cedarville after the loss.  However, the Eagles' relentless offensive pressure overcame Cedarville’s defense ...

Miller and Hensley Lead Jackets to Third Straight Win

by Abigail Hintz Lady Jackets volleyball took down G-MAC defensive rivals the Ursuline College Arrows 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-20) on Saturday afternoon for their third straight win. The Jackets now move to 5-6 in the conference and 8-10 overall and are in a great spot after their two weekend wins to make the postseason tournament. The Jackets were led by senior outside hitter Liene Miller and junior outside hitter Riley Hensley with 20 kills apiece. Hensley showed an impressive 20 ...

Cedarville Volleyball Rolls to Victory Over Lake Erie

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Lady Jackets dominated a struggling Lake Erie side 3-0 on Friday night. The win improves Cedarville’s record to 7-10 on the season and gives the Lady Jackets positive momentum following a long stretch of road games. The offense was rolling for the Lady Jackets, finishing the match with 38 kills and 9 aces. Cedarville was led by senior Liene Miller who contributed 14 kills, followed by junior Riley Hensley who had 10 kills. Junior Hannah Willow added nine ...

Willow Gets 1,000th Kill in Lady Jackets Volleyball Sweep

by Abigail Hintz For a while, it didn't feel Cedarville volleyball was ever going to get their season rolling after they were forced to move then drop out of their first home tournament due to COVID-19 protocols. But after a long weekend away to start things out the Lady Jackets opened G-MAC play in their home opener on Friday night to a packed house in Callan with over 1,050 in attendance and with a big 3-0 win over the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers. The Jackets took each set by scores of 25-16, ...

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 ...