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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,” ...

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 ...

Cedarville Comeback Falls Short in Sweep By Findlay

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville Lady Jackets (2-2) dropped their fourth game of the season 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-18) to the University of Findlay Oilers. The Jackets could not overcome a scrappy yet dominate Oiler offense and were therefore unable to run their own front row consistently. The Jackets were led by senior Lauren Willow with 11 kills and senior Liene Miller with 10. Hayley Goff contributed 27 assists and Mallory Delamarter led with 11 digs. Cedarville as a whole made 22 ...

Frustrations High as Cedarville is Swept by Kentucky Wesleyan

By Abigail Hintz A scrappy Kentucky Wesleyan team took down the Cedarville Lady Jackets in straight sets with scores of 25-23, 25-10 and 25-15. The promise the Jackets showed in the first quickly fell to numerous errors and a lack of intensity. They now move to 14-9, with a record of 6-3 in the G-MAC, keeping them in fourth place. Cedarville was led by sophomore outside hitter Liene Miller, who came away with 14 kills and six digs. Sophomore outside hitter Sara Beste contributed six kills ...

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 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 ...

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 ...