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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 ...

Chemistry Could Steer CU Women’s Soccer to Success

by Gwendolyn Peterson With a strong end to the preseason and an exciting 4-0 win in its first match, Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team is looking forward to the season ahead of them. Starting the year with no injured players and strong upperclassmen as well as freshmen, Jonathan Meade is beginning his second season as head coach with confidence. “It’s a super group of ladies that love God and want to glorify Him in what we do. And I think we’re going to give our fans ...

Young Players Could Help Cedarville Men’s Soccer

by Joshua Woolverton A new school year brings a new season for the Cedarville men’s soccer team. This year the team brings more maturity and experience to the table as they plan to win the G-MAC this year and improve on their 12-8-3 record from last year. “We had a lot of young guys play a lot of minutes last year,” head coach Brett Faro said. “Now we have these guys back that are stronger and more experienced than last year.” Faro expects his team to do all the little things ...

Lady Jackets Win Season Opener 4-0

By Joshua Woolverton Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team defeated Saginaw Valley State in their home opener Thursday night 4-0 in an out of conference game. Junior Alyssa Maillefer led the way scoring two goals less than two minutes apart. Cedarville head coach Jonathan Meade said the girls’ team came out to execute what they had trained for in this game. “They came ready to play and they took care of business and I’m really proud of them for that,” Meade said. ...

Womens Rugby Org Shows Major Growth

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4-PHD3qJmo By Gwendolyn Peterson The Cedarville women’s rugby team is a new org on campus, and it might look a lot different than you would expect. The org has grown this semester from six girls to over 20,. It centers around learning, practicing and playing the game of rugby. They practice weekly and have participated in one scrimmage so far this year. The team is mostly beginners, with only four of the members having any experience ...

Grunts: AKA Student Assistants

The students that serve as assistant coaches are the grease that keeps the basketball team on the move by Josh Burris Caleb Jacobs comes to the gym an hour and a half before the start of every men’s home basketball game to make sure everything is ready. He checks the locker room to make sure the players’ jerseys are at the appropriate locker. During the game he sits on the bench with the team along with fellow assistant Sean Blackburn and chart each possession. Some people work hard to ...

Lyndsey Smith Does It All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5Tv1R5MAHw&t=3s By Tim Miller On a typical Tuesday morning in Chuck’s, you’ll find students scattered about having one-on-one’s, reading their Bibles and having a special meal with a few friends. You may see sophomore Cedarville University student Lyndsey Smith making some pancakes with a few other tight friends. Everything may look normal to the average onlooker, but Smith’s closest friends know Smith’s fun start to her day will get a lot more ...

One Game at a Time

Cedarville baseball won’t be looking ahead or behind as it hopes to compete for G-MAC title by Josh Burris Every pitch. Every inning. Every game. That is Cedarville baseball’s theme for this season. Head coach Mike Manes said his team will be focusing on the opponent of the day and are not marking anybody on their calendars. “We aren’t gonna look ahead, we aren’t gonna look behind,” Manes said. “Whoever is on the field that day, that’s our opponent.” With new talent and ...

Striving For Perfection

by Tim Miller Cedarville Lady Jackets head softball coach Wes Rowe said his 2017 team is the best he has had in his 10-year tenure at Cedarville. The 2016 season ended just as it did in 2015 with a second-place finish in the G-MAC. The team concluded 2016 with a 28-31 record, including a 16-12 record in the G-MAC. Coach Rowe said his team underachieved in 2016, but that the players improved as the year went on. “We probably did not produce as well on the field as we were capable of ...