Basketball-Women 139 results

Lady Yellow Jackets decimated by Ashland Eagles, fall 107-83

By: Julia Swain “That's probably the best team that's entered this gym in 25 years,” said Cedarville women’s basketball head coach Jason Smith.  Facing Ashland, the number one Division II team in the country, the Lady Yellow Jackets could only anticipate the 107-83 loss that they were handed. Nonetheless, they demonstrated fight and determination throughout the loss. The Lady Yellow Jackets started off strong, playing what Smith described as “their best first half maybe ...

New-look Jackets cut down by nearly perfect T-Wolves

By: Jonathan Snyder The Northwood Timberwolves’ accurate passes and backdoor cuts carved up the Lady Jackets in a 92-74 loss for Cedarville. The Lady Jackets sported an all-pink uniform in honor of the Play4Kay initiative, designed to increase financial support for women’s cancer research. The Lady Jackets also rolled out a new starting lineup, as Makenna Fee and Taylor Strock were both unavailable. Abby Freeman and Leah Butterbaugh started instead and gave the Lady Jackets solid ...

Cedarville Women’s Basketball digs a deep hole early against Malone

By: Maggie Fipps Every coach adage, every cliche, sounds the same: ‘it doesn’t matter how you start, it matters how you finish.’ Sometimes, that finishing moment can erase the past. With 7 minutes left in the 4th quarter, senior guard Paige Garr glided around her defender, the ball lazily rolled into the net, and simultaneously the penalty whistle blew. Instantly, it seemed that the first three quarters of struggles would be washed away. The team gathered under the basket, certain ...

Lady Jackets’ win over Erie Storm, gaining ground in GMAC.

by Jonathan Snyder The Cedarville Lady Jackets continue to turn their season around with an 83-77 win over the Lake Erie Storm. The Lady Jackets displayed fluid ball movement in the 1st quarter, getting out to a 26-13 lead thanks to a 12-3 run to round it out. The Lady Jackets' stingy defense only allowed 4 points in the paint. The Lady Jackets would keep Lake Erie at arm’s length for the rest of the first half, but the Storm’s three-point shooting would close the gap a bit in the ...

Moonlight Madness: Yellow Jacket Basketball is Back!

By: Maggie Fipps “It comes but once a year on a foggy night in October,” the announcer rumbled in an ominous tone. The gymnasium quivered in excitement as Cedarville students readied themselves for the biggest show in town. Well, let’s be honest, the only show in town on a Friday night in the middle of October. Students holding candy apples and dressed in Halloween costumes from the Alt Night earlier gathered for the beginning of the Cedarville men's and women's basketball season.&n...

Lady Jackets Drop Hard-Fought Battle with Walsh

By Alan Brads The Cedarville University women’s basketball team fell to conference foe Walsh 80-70 on Monday night, marking Walsh’s 11th consecutive win. The loss could prove to be costly  for Cedarville (13-9, 8-8). A Findlay victory over Hillsdale also on Monday night tied Cedarville with Findlay (9-11, 7-7) for sixth place in the G-MAC. Hillsdale (11-10, 8-7) sits in fourth place, which is the target to host a G-MAC quarterfinal game, but only lead Cedarville and Findlay by half a ...

Cedarville Ends Losing Streak with a Win over Trevecca

By Grace Mowery The Cedarville women’s basketball team beat the Trevecca Trojans 76-70 on Saturday. The Jackets came into the game off two double-digit losses, one to Findlay and the other to Kentucky Wesleyan. They looked to rebound by playing a strong game and freshman Taylor Strock led the scoring with twenty points and nine rebounds. Her clutch play down the stretch helped seal the victory for the Jackets. Junior Paige Garr opened the game with a three-point shot, and Cedarville built ...

Lady Jackets Fall to the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers

By Maggie Fipps The Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers defeated the Cedarville women’s basketball team 57-45 on Thursday afternoon. Even though both teams came into the game with the same overall record, (12-7) Kentucky Wesleyan has played much better in-conference, (9-4) as compared to Cedarville, (7-7). The Panthers rank third in the G-MAC, guaranteed to make a spot in the 6-team playoff in March. Only fifteen seconds into the first quarter, the Panthers threw a quick pass into the paint for a ...

Cedarville Drops Tight Matchup Against Malone

By Josh Decker The Yellow Jackets fell to the current G-MAC leaders Malone by a score of 74-70 on Saturday afternoon. Cedarville led for 28 minutes against the Pioneers who are currently atop the G-MAC standings, but failed to finish the job. With the loss, Cedarville’s record now stands at 9-6 in the regular season, including 5-3 in the G-MAC. Senior Kollin VanHorn led the Jackets offensively, scoring 19 points and amassing the 1,000-point mark for his Cedarville career. Senior Branden ...

Lady Jackets Beat Tiffin Dragons with Conference Playoff Implications

By Maggie Fipps The Cedarville women’s basketball team narrowly won an important divisional game, beating the Tiffin Dragons 69-68. They improved their conference record to 6-4 in what may prove to be a crucial game as they attempt to advance to the GMAC tournament in March. The Jackets slowly drifted through the first quarter, starting with losing the opening tipoff, and their first points didn’t come till four minutes in.  However, the tone changed in the second quarter when the team ...