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Lady Jackets Top UIndy In Another Comeback Victory

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville women's basketball rode four double-digit performances to a 75-64 comeback victory over a winless University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. It was a tale of two halves for the Jackets who came out sluggish and lacking energy before picking it up at halftime and winning the second half 46-26. The Lady Jackets are now 3-1 on the season as they head into conference play after Thanksgiving break. Head coach Jason Smith acknowledged the slow start but is seeing a ...

Cedarville Suffers First Loss of the Season in Overtime

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville University women's basketball lost their first game of the season in heartbreaking fashion Wednesday night with an 85-83 loss to Wayne State University in overtime. Both Wayne State and Cedarville came into the contest having won their first two games of the season, and the game reflected that with 20 lead changes. A big second quarter from junior Paige Garr and third quarter from senior Emily Chapman kept the Jackets in the game to be able to push it to overti...

Lady Jackets Outwork Eagles for Gritty Overtime Win

by Abigail Hintz Junior Paige Garr led the Cedarville women's basketball team to a huge a comeback from a 17-point defecit for a dramatic 88-82 overtime win over the University of Southern Indiana to roundout the Midwest Region Crossover. Garr had a career-high 25-point performance, followed by senior Emily Chapman with 20 and senior Isabelle Bolender with 19. Cedarville knew Saturday's contest was going to be completely different than Friday night's blowout of Lake Superior State. The ...

Women’s Basketball Opens Season with a Bang

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville women's basketball team opened their 2021-22 campaign with a bang Friday night as they took down the Lake Superior State University Lakers 88-37. Senior Isabelle Bolender led the Lady Jackets and began her senior year in style with an impressive performance, putting up 20 points on 11 attempts, all but two of which were made in the first half. Cedarville's playing style under new head coach Jason Smith seemed to rely less on points from deep compared to ...

Women’s Basketball Locked In Despite Season of Transition

by Tim Smith For the Cedarville women’s basketball team, this offseason has been anything but dull between a coaching change, transfer players and incoming freshmen. But, none of that changes the fact that as a new season approaches the Lady Jackets are ready to achieve great success. This will be the current team’s first year without Kari Hoffman, who is now the head coach of Wright State’s women’s basketball program. Hoffman was with the Lady Jackets from 2016-2021, during which ...

Hoffman To Be Wright State’s New Head Coach

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville is losing a great. Head women's basketball coach Kari Hoffman has coached her last season for the Jackets and will now take her expertise to Division I Wright State University as head coach of their women's basketball program. This past season was Hoffman's fifth as the Lady Jackets' head coach, during which she built an incredibly successful program despite it being her first experience as a head coach. With an overall record of 106-38 and three G-MAC ...

Women’s Basketball Recap: Family-Focused Mentality Gives Lady Jackets Success

by Abigail Hintz A global pandemic doesn’t normally lend itself to a fun basketball season. But for the Cedarville women’s basketball team, this season was one for the books despite all the challenges. The Lord was faithful and kept the Lady Jackets healthy which allowed them to have a season full of firsts and full of success. Head coach Kari Hoffman was overjoyed as she looked back on the season. “This season was one of the funnest to be a part of, which I’m not sure any of ...

Tiffin Stifles Lady Jacket’s G-MAC Championship Hopes in Semis

by Abigail Hintz The No. 1 seed Lady Jackets (19-5) fell to the No. 5 Tiffin Dragons (15-8) in the semifinals of the G-MAC championship tournament 72-56. Whether or not it is the true end of Cedarville's dominant season will be determined in the coming days as the teams who have made it into the NCAA Division II tournament becomes clear. This was the third time the two teams had met this season. Cedarville took the first meeting in early January 79-65 while Tiffin took the second 83-70 in ...

Lady Jackets Headed To Final Four With Win Over Malone

by Abigail Hintz The No. 1 seed Lady Jackets (19-4) took down No. 8 Malone (9-12) in the first round of the G-MAC tournament 70-55 and now head to the semifinals this Friday. This was the third time the two teams had met this season, with Cedarville taking all three meetings. The Lady Jackets were led by sophomore Isabelle Bolender with 17 points and seven rebounds. Junior Allison Mader had a big night with 16 points and freshman Anne Wheeler had 12. Cedarville didn't have a great night ...

Lady Jackets Clinch G-MAC Regular Season Title with Victory Over Hillsdale

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Lady Jackets’ pulled off an impressive road victory Saturday afternoon, defeating Hillsdale 92-72 to clinch the 2020-2021 G-MAC regular season title. With the win, the Jackets’ finish the regular season 18-4 and head into the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed in the G-MAC. Junior Emily Chapman highlighted the Cedarville offensive, pouring in a career high 31 points to go with nine rebounds. “We knew we had to win today to clinch the regular ...