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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 ...

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...