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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 ...

Walsh Spoils Senior Night For Lady Jackets In Heartbreaker

by Abigail Hintz The No. 24 Cedarville Lady Jackets (17-4) are now on their first-ever losing streak after a devastating 81-79 loss to the Walsh University Cavaliers (13-4) on senior night, honoring Ashlyn Huffman and Stevie Johnting. The Lady Jackets still sit at the top of the G-MAC, but with only one regular season game left compared to other teams who still have several, that could change. The last meeting between these two teams ended in favor of the Jackets 90-71. Cedarville was led ...

Lady Jackets Suffer Third Loss of the Season to Kentucky Wesleyan

by Evan Kakuk The Lady Jackets (17-3) received their first loss at home and third overall from a tough Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers (13-4) team in a close battle for the top spot in the G-MAC conference, with a final score of 89-84. The game was close the entire time, especially in the final quarter, where the teams traded the lead seven times in the last five minutes of the game.  Cedarville had three players in double digit scoring this game. Junior Emily Chapman and sophomore Isabelle ...