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Yellow Jackets Edge Visiting Findlay in 2-1 Victory

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets put together a hard-fought performance to defeat visiting G-MAC rivals Findlay 2-1 Thursday night. The Jackets’ record now stands at 6-2-1, including a solid 4-0 record at home. “There are certainly some things we need to grow and mature in, but I was really proud of the fight,” said head coach Brett Faro. “Happy with the way the guys handled the game.” Cedarville gained momentum early with offensive pressure in the first couple of ...

Cedarville Upsets No. 14 Ohio Dominican on Homecoming Weekend

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a strong performance Saturday afternoon to polish off a 1-0 victory over visiting No. 14 Ohio Dominican on homecoming weekend. The victory improves the Jackets’ record to 5-2-1 this season, including a solid 3-0 record at home. “I thought the guys played hard and played together. When you get a shutout, it’s really important and it is a big lift for the backline,” head coach Brett Faro said. From the opening kickoff, it was ...

Freshman Isaacs Leads Jackets to Big Win Over Tiffin

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a strong outing Thursday night against visiting Tiffin to secure a 4-0 victory. The win improves Cedarville’s record to 4-1 this season and 1-1 in conference play. Freshman forward Jackson Isaacs had a fantastic night, scoring the Jackets’ first goal of the game in the 12th minute and following it up with another goal in the 67th minute. The brace made up his first and only shots and goals with the Yellow Jackets. “I couldn’t be ...

Lady Jackets Tie Southern Indiana 0-0 in Home Opener

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets settled for a point in Wednesday's home opener against the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles. The game proved to be an exciting one, but no goals would be scored by either squad ending the match in a draw. It was a solid result for the Jackets who were coming off of a 4-1 defeat to the University of Indianapolis last Thursday.  Defense defined the first half of the match. Both teams had plenty of opportunities to score, but the opposing defenses ...

Cedarville Opens Season With Overtime Thriller

by Abigail Hintz Mark Rowan made the difference for the Cedarville men's soccer team Saturday afternoon against Northwood University with a 107th-minute goal to put the Yellow Jackets up 2-1. The Jackets dominated possession for the entirety of the game, putting up 19 shots and eight on goal. Brett Faro was pleased with his team's performance, especially in the first half. "Really happy with the guys to not give in and find a way to get a result in the end," Faro said. "This early in the ...

Cedarville Soccer Alumni Start Semi-Professional Club

by Josh Decker Starting a soccer club is not a simple task. Starting a soccer club as recent college graduates with limited resources, experience, and time is even harder, but that is exactly what a group of friends in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is doing. The name of the club is the West Michigan Bearings and it is branded as an elite amateur/semi-professional team. The club will begin play soon and is set to compete in the Midwest Premier League (MWPL) starting this summer. The ambitious ...

Men’s Soccer Preview: Jackets Selected Preseason No. 1 in G-MAC

by Josh Decker Coming off a successful 2019-2020 regular season, the Cedarville men’s soccer team is focused on improving and having continued success in the 2020-2021 campaign. The long-awaited start of the season is a welcome sight after the fall season was cancelled and pushed to the spring due to COVID-19. Cedarville finished last season with an overall record of 12-3-8, and a 9-3-2 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) finish that was good enough to secure third place in the ...

G-MAC Releases Spring Sports Schedules

by Josh Decker The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) released the schedules for three fall sports originally slated to play this semester. Men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and volleyball were all pushed to the spring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cedarville men’s soccer player Stephen Bailey noted the importance of the schedule release. “I think having dates set for the start of the spring season gives us a more concrete target to aim for and extra motivation to ...

Men’s Soccer Preparing For Strong Tournament Run

By Tim Smith As the soccer season draws to a close, the focus shifts onto the next challenge: the postseason. For the Cedarville men, the future is bright. The Yellow Jackets head into the last four games of the season with a record of 9-2-6 and 6-2-5 in conference play. The Cedarville men are also in third place in the G-MAC conference, behind only Ohio Valley and Lake Erie. The guys have high expectations around them, and they hope to live up to them. What has lead up to this point? ...

Cedarville, Ohio Valley Settle for 1-1 Draw

By Joshua Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets battled to a 1-1 draw Thursday night, rallying back from one goal down against the visiting Ohio Valley Fighting Scots. After falling behind 1-0 in the first half, and nearly conceding again before halftime, the Yellow Jackets were able to salvage a point following the conversion of a penalty kick in the second half. The first half was defined by Ohio Valley’s crisp passing and technical play. Cedarville, however, was unable to string ...