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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 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 ...

Lady Jackets Disappoint Against Hillsdale

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (15-12, 10-3 G-MAC) dropped a pivotal G-MAC showdown against the Hillsdale Chargers (21-3, 11-2 G-MAC) on Friday night in four sets. The loss was a setback for Cedarville, as they dropped a full game behind Hillsdale to third place in the conference. Hillsdale fought to win 25-15, 24-26, 25-21 and 25-18 in the match. Senior middle hitter Gabby Olson earned 12 kills and nine blocks in the match. Senior outside hitter Krissy Pratt added nine kills ...

CU Passes Major G-MAC Test Against Walsh

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (8-10, 6-2 G-MAC) outlasted the Walsh Cavaliers (13-4, 7-2 G-MAC) 3-2 in a pivotal G-MAC showdown on Friday night. With the win, Cedarville closed the gap to Malone and Findlay (both 8-1 in G-MAC) in the conference standings. Cedarville took the match 21-25, 25-15, 25-21, 22-25 and 15-10. “It was a big game so we knew we had to come out there and serve aggressive and get our defense the ball to win,” senior middle hitter Gabby Olson said. ...

Cedarville Volleyball Extends Winning Streak Against Trevecca

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (7-9, 5-1 G-MAC) pushed their winning streak to four games with a 3-0 sweep of G-MAC rival Trevecca on Friday night. Cedarville continued its dominance at home, improving to 4-0 at the Callan Athletic Center and winning its 12th straight set at home. The Lady Jackets won the match 25-20, 25-14 and 25-20. Senior outside hitter Krissy Pratt led the Lady Jackets in kills for the second game in a row, amassing nine. Senior middle hitter Gabby Olson ...

Lady Jackets Beat Urbana, Win Third Straight

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (6-9, 4-1 G-MAC) disposed of the Urbana Blue Knights on Tuesday night via a sweep, giving the Lady Jackets their third straight win. The Lady Jackets commanded the match, winning 26-24, 25-18 and 25-20. The Lady Jackets haven’t dropped a set since their home opener, winning nine straight sets. Cedarville head coach Doug Walters said the team is meshing at the right time for the home crowd. “Playing at home is always a good thing,” Walters ...

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 ...

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 ...