The New Kids on the Court

Freshmen abound on basketball teams: This year 10 freshmen bring dedication and determination to the court (full story here).

BBreanne Watterworthreanne Watterworth

Position: Center

Hometown: Lake Orion, Mich.

Major: Early Childhood Education

Pump-up song? “Remember the Name” by Fort Minor

Favorite high school memory? Scoring 51 out of my team’s 60 points in one game.

Favorite food? Honey barbecue wings from Buffalo Wild Wings

Dream job? Elementary school teacher

What are your goals for this season? Personally, just to be a help to the team in any way I can

What are you most excited for this season? For the games to just get started, and to see how our team does against different competition


Kaitlyn HolmKaitlyn Holm

Position: Guard/forward

Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.

Major: Criminal Justice

Favorite sports team? Georgia Bulldogs

Favorite movie? “Braveheart”

Favorite class so far? Politics

Pump-up song? “We Own It” by 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa

Dream job? Special forces in the Army

Favorite Bible verse? John 16:33


Taylor BuckleyTaylor Buckley

Position: Forward

Hometown: West Greenwich, R.I.

Major: Marketing

Dream job? Sleep and make money

Favorite athlete? Skylar Diggins

Favorite food? Ice cream

Favorite Bible verse? Jeremiah 29:11

Dogs or cats? Dogs

Impression of Cedarville? It’s good, but there’s not much to do.


Regina HochstetlerRegina Hochstetler

Position: Guard

Hometown: Berlin, Ohio

Major: Nursing

Favorite movie? “Bridesmaids”

How long have you been playing basketball? 10 years

Favorite food? Cupcake ice cream

Favorite athlete? Kevin Durant

Favorite team? Cleveland Cavaliers

Impression of Cedarville? I like how small the classes are. You’re actually someone to the professors.

Role model? My dad. He taught me what it is to work hard in everything I do, and he’s a great spiritual role model.


Haley TylerHaley Tyler

Position: Guard

Hometown: Seneca, S.C.

Major: Applied Communications

Dream job? Media relations director for a pro sports team

Pump-up song? “Lip Gloss” by Lil Mama

Favorite Bible verse: Matthew 6:34

Favorite part of basketball? Being a part of the team and the sisterhood that happens between the players

Why Cedarville? I really liked the noticeable Christian atmosphere. Other schools say they’re Christian, but here you could really tell. I also liked the way the coaching staff invested in the girls.


Emily WilliamsEmily Williams

Position: Forward

Hometown: Fredericktown, Ohio

Major: Nursing

How long have you been playing basketball? Since kindergarten

Favorite movie? Anything with Leonardo DiCaprio

Favorite Bible verse? Philippians 4:13

Why Cedarville? Definitely the camaraderie of the team, and how they make you feel wanted. You’re not just a lone person in a crowd of 5,000 people. You have a place and you’re here because they want you here.


Abby WolfordAbby Wolford

Position: Guard

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Major: Biology

Dream job? Equine-assisted therapy

Pump-up song? “Violence” by Lecrae

Favorite food? Asparagus

Favorite sports team? Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks

Dogs or cats? Both

Favorite part about basketball? Using the talents God has given me to glorify and honor him

Why Cedarville? I liked that it was a Christian school, had my major, good basketball, and the coaches cared about the players both as a person and a basketball player.


Sean BlackburmSean Blackburn

Position: Guard

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Major: Broadcasting and Digital Media

How long have you been playing basketball? Since my sophomore year of high school

Favorite athlete? Aaron Craft, Stephen Curry, Rajon Rondo and LeBron James

Favorite movie? “Law Abiding Citizen”

Dream job? Sports radio broadcaster

Favorite thing about basketball? Being around all the guys. When you work really hard with people, it creates a real bond.

What are your goals for this season? I really just want to get better and help my teammates get better.


Evan KraatzEvan Kraatz

Position: Guard

Hometown: Allen Park, Mich.

Major: Undeclared

Favorite athlete? Chris Paul

Favorite movie? “Glory Road”

Favorite food? Steak

Biggest role model? My dad

Favorite Bible verse? Proverbs 14:23

Why Cedarville? I loved the coaches and the Christian atmosphere.


Patrick Bain

Patrick Bain

Position: Guard/forward

Hometown: Tipp City, Ohio

Major: Undeclared

How long have you been playing basketball? 15 years

Favorite movie? “The Dark Knight”

Favorite class so far? Politics

Pump-up song? “Say I Won’t” by Lecrae

Dream job? Dunder Mifflin Paper Company

Favorite high school memory? Signing my national letter of intent to play college basketball

Favorite Bible verse? Matthew 17:20

Byron Brown is a junior global business major and sports reporter for Cedars. He plays for the JV basketball team here at Cedarville. His hobbies include playing sports, exercising, watching sports, eating and watching movies.

Paul McMichael is a senior preseminary Bible major and a sports reporter for Cedars.

Tyler Greenwood is a sophomore mechanical engineering major and a sports reporter for Cedars.

Dave Guidone is a junior social studies education major and sports reporter for Cedars.

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