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Photo gallery: CU women’s basketball toppled by Kentucky Wesleyan

The Cedarville women’s basketball team lost 95-55 to Kentucky Wesleyan on Thursday night. The Lady Jackets moved to 5-19 on the season. Kentucky Wesleyan (18-5, 13-4) moved the ball well and shot efficiently. Four players scored at least 15 points. Cedarville’s Brianna Zajicek led all scorers with 19 points, and finished a rebound shy of a double-double. The Lady Jackets will celebrate senior day this Saturday at 1 p.m. against Trevecca Nazarene. Photos by Ian Chan

Lady Jackets stumble in final 3 minutes against OCU

By Alan Brads The Cedarville Lady Jackets faltered against Ohio Christian University in a 79-75 loss. Cedarville fell to 2-5 on the season, while the Trailblazers, who compete in the NAIA, improved to 6-2. Cedarville led the first 37 minutes of the game, but failed to put the game out of reach, never taking a double digit lead, which came back to bite them. OCU’s Ashley Deweese buried a triple with 3:23 to play to tie the game at 63, and with 2:44 left the Trailblazers captured ...

Lady Jackets strike gold in second half against ODU

By Andrew Spencer The Cedarville Lady Jackets opened up G-MAC play with a second half explosion that led them to an 85-70 win against Ohio Dominican. Cedarville stayed resilient after a frustrating first half that ended with them down six points and finished out with a plus 21 score differential in the second half. “I’m really proud of this team, and I love how their hard work in practice is showing up in games,” Lady Jackets Head Coach Addy Miller said. “Especially in the ...

Lady Jackets fall to Wayne State in home opener

By Alan Brads The Cedarville Lady Jackets basketball team fell to Wayne State 78-68 in their home opener. Cedarville’s high intensity kept them leading throughout the majority of the first half, but they ran out of steam in the second half, and made too many mistakes to hang with Wayne State until the end. “We’re a defensive team, and we didn’t play very well defensively as a group,” First year Head Coach Addy Miller said. “At times, we did the first effort really well. We ...

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 ...