Shelton Seeks to Lead Volleyball On and Off Court
For most teams, the biggest goal for each season is to win as many games as possible. The leader of the team’s responsibility is to make sure that objective happens.
That is just not the case for Cedarville University’s volleyball team this season. Senior captain Abby Shelton knows that the wins and records are not eternal, but the souls of her teammates are.
“This season is about so much more than just volleyball,” Shelton said.
That is where it all starts for the Cedarville ...
Senior Night Success for Lady Jackets
Senior Night on the volleyball court was a success for the Cedarville University Lady Jackets on Oct. 28 with a 3-0 victory over Trevecca. Watch and hear from head coach Doug Walters and the team’s four seniors (in order of appearance), Rachel Krikke, Kristin Cardwell, Angela Becker and Abby Shelton.
Lady Jackets Sweep Ohio Valley
Cedarville swept Ohio Valley 3-0 Tuesday night by scores of 25-18, 25-23, and 25-18.
Gabby Olson lead the way for the Yellow Jackets with 13 kills. Rachel Krikke lead the team in blocks with eight and Kristen Cardwell lead the team in assists with 34.
Cedarville started out the first set hot with a 5-1 lead. Ohio Valley fought back to tie the score 7-7. Both teams traded points until Krissy Pratt and Cardwell and an error by Ohio Valley to make the score 20-14 Cedarville. Cedarville ...
Lady Jackets Take Home Opener
The Lady Jackets won their home opener against Findlay Tuesday night by a score of 3-1. Findlay took the first set, 25-23, and Cedarville took the last three sets by scores of 25-21, 25-14, and 25-23. It is Cedarville’s ninth straight victory, improving their overall record to 9-2.
Abby Shelton and Krissy Pratt lead the way for the Jackets with 16 kills a piece. Pratt also lead the team in digs with 15. Rachel Krikke added 13 kills and six blocks. Kristin Cardwell had a team high 49 ...
CU Jackets Volleyball Home Opener
The Lady Jackets emerge victorious against the University of Findlay at CU's annual Volleyball Home Opener on Tuesday, Sept. 20. This event is one of the biggest volleyball events in NCAA DII, said Doug Walters, head coach of the women's volleyball team, and the entire student body was encouraged to attend.
The first 1,000 to attend were given a free T-shirt at the end of the event.
[Photos by Anna Pizarro]
Last updated Sept. 21 at 11:15 a.m.
Cedarville Sweeps, Continues Win Streak
Cedarville’s women’s volleyball team had little trouble with the Ursuline Arrows Tuesday night, sweeping the visiting team 25-15, 25-15, 25-17, to increase their winning streak to eight matches.
In the first set, the closest the Arrows got to the Jackets was when they tied up the match 8-8. The Jackets ran away with the remainder of the set, winning 25-15.
The second set was much like the first, Cedarville taking the win 25-15. For each play by Ursuline, the Lady Jackets responded ...
Lady Jackets win 6th, 7th match straight
The women's volleyball squad extended its winning streak to six matches Oct. 2, in front of the homecoming crowd. The Lady Jackets swept Kentucky Wesleyan, 25-23, 26-24, 25-11. The Jackets also defeated Trevecca Oct. 3 in the second of the homecoming weekend matches, rising to seven straight wins.
The first match Oct. 2 began with a lot of back-and-forth action. Kentucky Wesleyan jumped out to a 15-13 lead, but Cedarville’s Coach Doug Walters called a timeout, and the Jackets regained ...
Jackets Defeat Indy in Front of Record Crowd
In their first home game of the season, and in front of a record crowd Tuesday night, the Cedarville women's volleyball team defeated the University of Indianapolis in a thrilling five sets, 17-25, 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, and 15-12.
More than 1,100 fans attended the game, breaking the previous record of 1,074 that was set three years ago against Mount Vernon Nazarene.
Tuesday's first set was mostly even until halfway through when the Indy Greyhounds pushed ahead, 16-12. A series of attack ...
Jackets Volleyball Three-Peats as Conference Champions
The Cedarville women's volleyball team won their third consecutive G-MAC Championship on Saturday afternoon with a victory over Ohio Valley University. There was a lot of energy in the Callan Athletic Center as the teams and fans, alike, knew the title was on the line.
“Ohio Valley brought a whole bus load of students, and so obviously the big advantage for us is playing at home,” Coach Doug Walters said. “We play in front of the best crowds here at home."
Walters said they play in ...
Lady Jackets Sweep Panthers, Advance to Championship Game
Cedarville’s volleyball team won the G-MAC semifinal match on Friday night, defeating Kentucky Wesleyan in straight sets. This marks the third time this season that the Jackets have defeated the Panthers.
Cedarville opened the match with a lot of energy. The Jackets never trailed in either of the first two sets, winning them 25-20 and 25-21.
The Jackets' last match was Nov. 4, when they were defeated in three sets by Findlay. Coach Walters admitted that this arrangement was less than ...