Star Athlete Returns as Assistant Coach
by Tim Miller
When Abby Shelton’s illustrious career for the Cedarville volleyball team came to an end in December of 2016, she never thought she’d be back in the cornfields of Cedarville, Ohio.
However, she has since returned as an assistant coach for her former team.
Shelton finished her career at Cedarville with the sixth most service aces in Lady Jackets history, and is also in the top 10 in program history in kills per set and pass percentage. Cedarville was 89-51 with Shelton ...
Stronger G-MAC Poses Threat to Lady Jackets Volleyball
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets’ volleyball team is coming off one of its best seasons in school history. The Lady Jackets reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time in its 54-year existence last season.
This year, however, Cedarville will need to leap over new obstacles in order to find itself back in the NCAA Tournament. Even though the Lady Jackets have won the G-MAC conference championship in four of the past five years, winning the conference this season will be no easy ...
Cedarville Volleyball Makes First National Tournament Appearance
For the first time in school history, the Cedarville Yellow Jacket volleyball team made an appearance in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.
Cedarville won the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) tournament to secure their bid in the national tournament. The number one seed yellow jackets started off with a 3-0 win over Malone in the second round after their first-round bye. Cedarville won the sets 25-14, 25-22, and 25-17. Abby Shelton lead the team with 18 kills and 11 digs and ...
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 ...