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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

New women’s soccer coach has lofty goals

There’s a new face on the sidelines for Cedarville women’s soccer this season. Following the retirement of John McGillivray, new head coach Jonathan Meade is ready to assume the role and take the program to even higher heights. Meade comes to Cedarville after an eight-year stint as the head coach at Ohio Dominican University, where he led the Panthers to a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season championship and an NCAA national tournament berth last season. ...

Lady Jackets Earn Homecoming Victory

The Lady Jackets got a much-needed victory on homecoming Saturday, defeating conference-opponent Ohio Valley 1-0. All three of the Jackets victories this season have been 1-0. Alyssa Maillefer scored the game’s only goal three minutes in off an assist from her teammate Lauren Lichty. It was Maillefer’s third goal of the season, which is second most on the Yellow Jacket squad. Despite scoring only one goal, the Lady Jackets controlled the game for the most part. They outshot the ...

Lady Jackets win in 2OT

The Lady Jackets pulled through on an overtime goal to defeat Trevecca Nazarene 1-0 in the second overtime Thursday. Freshman Hannah Atkinson netted a goal into the left corner with two and a half minutes left to win the game. Cedarville head coach Jonathan Meade said it was a hard-fought victory. “I gotta give a lot of credit to Trevecca,” Meade said. “They came out and gave us a lot to handle.” The game started with Cedarville on the front foot for the first 15 minutes, but ...

Cedarville Soccer Teams Make History, NCAA Tourney

The men and women's soccer teams both earned a place in their respective NCAA Division II soccer tournaments, something never before achieved in the history of the school. The women’s team knew they were locked into the tournament, as the Lady Jackets received an automatic bid for winning the G-MAC tournament. Heading into the conference tournament, Cedarville was a four-seed. But after the women's team won their first game, they traveled to West Virginia and defeated top seed ...

Cedarville Advances in G-MAC Tournament

Cedarville's women's soccer team came from behind to defeat Trevecca Nazarene, 2-1, Saturday, Oct. 31 in the first game of the G-MAC tournament and head coach John McGillivray’s last home game. The Lady Jackets were down early. Three minutes into the game, the Trojans scored on a corner kick to go up 1-0. Trevecca controlled the game early on, but with 16 minutes left in the half, Lady Jacket senior Jacoby Ziegler broke a defender’s ankles and had a shot on goal. The Trojan goalke...

Ziegler’s Hat Trick Fuels Homecoming Win

Senior forward Jacoby Zeigler had a hat trick as the Yellow Jackets thrashed Rio Grande, 5-0, during Cedarville's homecoming weekend Oct. 3. Cedarville started the game well and had many chances to score in the first few minutes. Zeigler began scoring for the Yellow Jackets in the 10th minute with a left-footed shot into the far corner of the goal. Then, with 24 minutes to go in the first half, senior forward Kaitlyn Styles scored on a penalty kick away to put the Jackets up, 2-0. The ...

Lady Jackets Rally to Tie Trevecca

The Cedarville Lady Jackets scored late in the second half to tie the visiting Trevecca Nazarene Trojans Sept. 24, and the two teams played to a draw, 1-1. The game started out slowly, with neither team being able to make a significant impact early in the game. Junior midfielder Grace Miorelli came the closest for the Jackets in the first half with a volley that went slightly shy of the post. Neither side was able to pull ahead until the 36th minute, when Trevecca's Courtney Dyer received a ...