Cedarville Volleyball Shines on Senior Day, Win in 4 Sets
By: Julia Swain
Cheers erupted from the crowd as the Cedarville volleyball team took down Trevecca Nazarene University, winning their second match in as many days. The Lady Yellow Jackets finished with a 3-1 win, winning the first set, dropping the second, and taking the last two to win the match.
The match began with a ceremony to honor the four seniors Riley Hensley, Payton Krahn, Mallory Delamater, and Hannah Willow. All four were escorted by family and friends onto the court ...
Cedarville Volleyball Upsets Ranked Hillsdale on Homecoming Weekend
By: Julia Swain
The Cedarville volleyball team swarmed the court as the final point of the fifth set was secured, earning them a 3-2 victory after a hard-fought match. Playing against Hillsdale College, which entered as the number 22 team in the country, Cedarville defied odds and was able to come out on top following a great team effort.
Key contributors included Cassi Shields (18 kills), Riley Hensley (15 kills), and Haley Koch (11 kills, 6 blocks).
Another large factor in the ...
Cedarville Volleyball Succumbs to Walsh Defense, Loses in 5 Sets
As the ball dropped to the gym floor, the crowds’ cheers quieted as the match came to a dramatic close, with Cedarville falling to Walsh in five sets.
Despite this, head coach Greg Smith felt positive about the direction that his team is headed in.
“I do feel like we're growing, we're getting better,” Smith said.
After dropping a close first set 28-26, the Yellow Jackets won the following two sets 25-16 and 25-19. They then dropped the last two sets, ...
Cedarville Volleyball Bounces Back Against Tiffin, Wins in 4 Sets
By Julia Swain
As the ball hit the floor, Cedarville players leaped and celebrated as their five-match losing streak ended in triumph. Coming into Tuesday night’s match against Tiffin, Cedarville looked to bounce back and win their first conference game. They did just that, winning in four sets and improving their record to 3-5.
One crucial aspect of the match was how the Lady Yellow Jackets responded to their losing streak. The team’s positive attitude was seemingly one ...
Cedarville Volleyball Team Struggles Against West Liberty, Loses In Four Sets
By Julia Swain
When Friday night’s match began, Cedarville already had a loss on the day against Seton Hill University and was 2-3 on the season overall. Struggles continued for the Lady Yellow Jackets as they dropped 3 of 4 sets to fall to West Liberty and drop to 2-4 on the year.
The crucial part of the match came in the fourth set, which was a struggle for the Lady Yellow Jackets due to a lack of communication on the floor and difficulty passing effectively. This allowed the ...
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, ...