Men’s Soccer Team Falls Short on Homecoming Weekend
By: Alan Brads
The Cedarville University men’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Tiffin Dragons on Saturday, October 1.
A biting wind matched the cold, bitter mood of some 345 fans who came to watch the match on homecoming weekend.
This marks the Yellow Jackets’ fourth loss in their last five matches, leaving the team at an even 5-5-1 on the year.
The result threw the tightly knit conference standings into disarray as the Dragons shot all the way to third, while Cedarv...
Cedarville Improves to 2-1-0 in the GMAC with Win Over Trevecca
By: Alan Brads
The Cedarville University men’s soccer team squeezed by the Trevecca Nazarene University Trojans 1-0 on September 15.
Jake Johnson netted the lone goal off a penalty kick in the 63rd minute.
As soon as the head referee blasted his whistle and pointed to the penalty mark, Johnson confidently strolled to his starting spot to take the kick.
“I went into the game already thinking about where I would put the penalty kick if we got one,” Johnson said. “I ...
Cedarville Men’s Soccer Opens Conference Play with Win
By: Allan Brads
The Cedarville University men’s soccer team outlasted the Northwood Timberwolves by a score of 2-1 on September 8.
The victory boosts the Yellow Jackets to an undefeated 3-0-1, while handing Northwood the first defeat of their inaugural season as a member of the GMAC, a not-so-warm welcome for the Timberwolves.
“We knew they were a great team who would hang around and put up a fight,” said Cedarville head coach Brett Faro. “But there was a lot of quality play ...
Cedarville Men’s Soccer Wins Home Opener over Wheeling Cardinals
By Maggie Fipps
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets’ men’s soccer team opened their season with a 2-0 victory over the Wheeling Cardinals on Saturday.
From the opening minutes, it was obvious that this was the first game. The usual crisp passes and play development that fans expect were absent as the Cardinals intercepted and boxed in Cedarville’s offensive efforts. Even as scoring opportunities abounded, sloppy or intercepted passes from the forwards kept Cedarville from capitalizing on ...
Yellow Jackets Close Regular Season With 3-1 Victory Over Walsh
by Alan Brads
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets clinched a first-round bye in the G-MAC tournament Tuesday night with a 3-1 victory over Walsh. Cedarville finished the season with a 10-3-1 record in the conference, good enough for second place only behind the Lake Erie Storm.
After Ohio Dominion lost to Tiffin, both Cedarville and Walsh knew that a win would give either team the second seed and first-round bye in the conference tournament. The stakes had not been higher all season.
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 ...