|Date||Time||Opponent||Home or Away||Result|
|Aug 30||6:00pm||Moody Bible Institute||Laughlin Center||W, 3-0|
|Aug 31||9:30am||Monmouth Tournament: Knox College||Away||W, 3-0|
|Aug 31||11:30am||Monmouth Tournament: Iowa Wesleyan College||Away||W, 3-0|
|Aug 31||2:00pm||Monmouth Tournament: Monmouth College||Away||L, 2-3|
|Sep 6||Red Lions Invitational||Laughlin Center|
|Sep 6||3:00pm||Johnson University||Laughlin Center||W, 3-0|
|Sep 6||7:00pm||Manhattan Christian College||Laughlin Center||W, 3-1|
|Sep 7||12:00pm||Grace University||Laughlin Center||W, 3-0|
|Sep 7||2:00pm||Ohio Christian University||Laughlin Center||W, 3-1|
|Sep 10||7:00pm||Greenville College||Away||L, 0-3|
|Sep 12||7:00pm||Benedictine University - Springfield||Laughlin Center||W, 3-2|
|Sep 14||11:00am||I.U. NW Tri - Indiana University - Northwest||Away||W, 3-0|
|Sep 14||1:00pm||I.U. NW Tri - Mt. Mary College||Away||W, 3-0|
|Sep 20||5:00pm||IWU Barker Classic: Carthage College||Away||L, 0-3|
|Sep 20||7:00pm||IWU Barker Classic: Culver-Stockton College||Away||L, 0-3|
|Sep 21||10:00am||IWU Barker Classic: Illinois Wesleyan University||Away||L, 1-3|
|Sep 21||12:00pm||IWU Barker Classic: Monmouth College||Away||W, 3-0|
|Sep 24||7:00pm||Eureka College||Away||W, 3-1|
|Oct 5||11:00am||Indiana University - Northwest||Laughlin Center||W, 3-0|
|Oct 5||3:00pm||Maranatha Baptist Bible College||Laughlin Center||L, 0-3|
|Oct 8||7:00pm||Greenville College||Laughlin Center||L, 1-3|
|Oct 12||12:00pm||Augustana College||Laughlin Center||L, 1-3|
|Oct 18||1:00pm||Crimson Wave Invitational: Roosevelt University||Away||L, 1-3|
|Oct 18||5:00pm||Crimson Wave Invitational: Calumet College||Away||W, 3-1|
|Oct 19||9:00am||Crimson Wave Invitational: Indiana University - Kokomo||Away||L, 0-3|
|Oct 19||1:00pm||Crimson Wave Invitational: Cincinnati Christian University||Away||L, 2-3|
|Oct 22||7:00pm||Benedictine University - Springfield||Away||W, 3-0|
|Oct 25||7:00pm||St. Louis College of Pharmacy||Away||L, 1-3|
|Oct 26||1:00pm||St. Louis Community College||Away||W, 3-0|
|Nov 1||4:30pm||Mid-West Regional Tournament: Northland International University||Away||W, 3-0|
|Nov 2||Mid-West Regional Tournament: Maranatha Baptist Bible College||Away||W, 3-1|
|Nov 6||7:00pm||Senior Night: Eureka College||Laughlin Center||W, 3-0|
|Nov 14||NCCAA II National Tournament||Laughlin Center|
|Nov 15||NCCAA II National Tournament||Laughlin Center|
|Nov 16||NCCAA II National Tournament||Laughlin Center|
Excellence is our expectation. Here at Lincoln Christian University we have a tradition of winning.That includes 17 consecutive appearances at the National Finals Tournament, 10 final four appearances, 4 second place finishes, and 2 National Championships.
Our success is also measured by the spiritual development of the young Christian women that participate in our program. The student-athletes at LCU are pushed to be as excellent off the court just as they are on the court. We have been recognized as a team for academic excellence by receiving the AVCA All-Academic Team Award 7 times in the last 8 years. Each year we have numerous individual athletes receive the Academic All American Award. At Lincoln Christian University, you will grow spiritually, athletically, and be prepared for a life of service and success on and off the court.
Do you want to play for a team that has contended for the National Title 17 consecutive years? Do you want to work with a coaching staff that strives to make you the best player you can be? Do you want to be a part of a team that loves and supports you? Would you like to have a coach that cares about you as a person? If you're interested, fill out an Athletic Recruit-Me form today. I look forward to talking with you soon!
Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Head Volleyball Coach
Dave Donnelly was hired in the Spring of 2012 to head LCU's women’s volleyball program. In his first year at the helm, Coach Donnelly led the Red Lions to a #3 seed and Final Four appearance at the NCCAA Division II National Tournament and posted a record of 25-14. He kept his team in the NCCAA II Top 10 for the entirety of his first season. In addition, Coach Donnelly coached three All-Americans (two first-team and one second-team).
Before becoming Head Coach, Dave served as the Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at LCU for four years. LCU experienced great success during that time, winning two Regional Championships, two second place finishes and a final four finish. He also helped coached a Regional Player of the Year, a National Player of the Year, and eight All-Americans. Prior to working as assistant coach at LCU, Coach Donnelly coached club volleyball for 14 years, Clinton Jr. High School for nine years, and assisted at Clinton High School for three years.
Coach Donnelly plans to continue building upon the streak of 17 national tournament appearances for the LCU women’s volleyball program
Dave resides in Clinton, IL with his wife Alisa to whom he has been married for 28 years. They have three daughters: Mandy, Megan, and Emma.
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Greg Hackett was hired in the summer of 2013 to take on the assistant coaching responsibilities for the women's volleyball team. Coach Hackett comes to LCU with a vast amount of coaching experience at the junior high, high school, and college levels.
Some of Coach Hackett’s notable coaching assignments include Head Coach at Chester-East Lincoln Elementary School and Assistant Coach for Lincoln College. All told, Coach Hackett brings eight years of head coaching or assistant coaching experience to the Red Lions. Since 2003, Coach Hackett has served as a coach at the LCU summer volleyball camps.
Dave Ulrich has served as the Women's Volleyball Student-Assistant Coach since 2009. Dave brings previous playing experience to this role and has been an integral part of the program, as the team has made multiple national Final Four appearances during his LCU coaching career.
Dave has been playing competitive volleyball since he was in grade school. Before coming to Lincoln Christian University, Dave played 4 years at Victor J Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Illinois, which is located near Chicago, Illinois.
Leading up to this position, Dave has had experience coaching volleyball with younger age groups.