Young Players Could Help Cedarville Men’s Soccer
by Joshua Woolverton
A new school year brings a new season for the Cedarville men’s soccer team. This year the team brings more maturity and experience to the table as they plan to win the G-MAC this year and improve on their 12-8-3 record from last year.
“We had a lot of young guys play a lot of minutes last year,” head coach Brett Faro said. “Now we have these guys back that are stronger and more experienced than last year.”
Faro expects his team to do all the little things ...
Jackets Win on Senior Night
On a rainy senior night on Tuesday, the Jackets graduated eight seniors and won 4-3 against the Mercyhurst Lakers in the first overtime.
The game started with a Cedarville goal in the first five minutes from Sebastian Duque, but the goal was answered two minutes later by Mercyhurst. This was quickly followed up by a goal from Cedarville’s Aaron Plummer, and by a goal from Mercyhurst again. This high scoring half ended with Cedarville’s Bryce Childers scoring a goal on an assist by ...
Penalty Kick Dooms the Jackets
The Yellow Jackets lost a tough game on homecoming Saturday to the Fighting Scots from Ohio Valley 1-0.
The Fighting Scots only goal of the game came off a penalty kick in the 73rd minute of the game on a hand ball in the penalty area.
Ohio Valley did a great job moving the ball and creating opportunities against Cedarville. They outshot Cedarville 11-2, including four shots on goal to one.
The Yellow Jackets were also without three of their players, including the team’s leading ...
Jackets tie 1-1 after 2OT
Cedarville Men’s Soccer tied Trevecca in a conference matchup for their home opener Thursday night 1-1 after double overtime. The teams faced off during constant rain and the wet conditions that forced each team to play more physical and defensive.
Cedarville dominated the possession of the ball and the stat sheet all night, including outshooting Trevecca 32-9. The Yellow Jackets seemed to always be on the offensive but just could not connect on some of their early chances. Trevecca’s ...
Cedarville Soccer Teams Make History, NCAA Tourney
The men and women's soccer teams both earned a place in their respective NCAA Division II soccer tournaments, something never before achieved in the history of the school.
The women’s team knew they were locked into the tournament, as the Lady Jackets received an automatic bid for winning the G-MAC tournament.
Heading into the conference tournament, Cedarville was a four-seed. But after the women's team won their first game, they traveled to West Virginia and defeated top seed ...
Men’s Soccer Team Three-peats
The Cedarville men’s soccer team won the G-MAC tournament Saturday for the third straight year, defeating Alderson Broaddus University 1-1, (4-2).
Cedarville tied the game with less than 20 minutes left. No goals would be scored for the rest of regulation and the two overtime periods. The game, and the conference tournament championship, went into penalty kicks.
The visitors went first. Alec Andall of Alderson Broaddus took the first penalty kick, but his attempt went over the bar. ...
Cedarville Advances to G-MAC Final
Cedarville’s men’s soccer team defeated visiting Ohio Valley in the G-MAC tournament semifinal Thursday night in a defensive struggle, 2-0. The win advances the Jackets to the conference final to be held 1 p.m. Nov. 7 on the home field.
The scoring didn’t get underway until the 62nd minute, when junior forward Jon Brown took a long ball from junior defender Bradley Schluter and kicked it into the goal to put the Jackets up 1-0.
For the rest of the game, Cedarville’s defense held ...
Jackets Win on Late Goal, Clinch 1st Round Bye
Cedarville clinched a first round bye in the conference tournament with a 3-2 win over Salem International, thanks to senior midfielder Zachary Harris’s late goal. In a game with eight yellow cards, two own goals, and over 40 fouls, a goal in the final minute of the game caused quite the excitement. Harris scored in the 89th minute to give Cedarville the 3-2 win.
Cedarville took an early 1-0 lead five minutes into the game. Freshman Joel Fullmer scored on a through ball from senior Jared ...
Gilmour’s Late Goal Lifts Jackets
Senior Connor Gilmour scored his NCAA-leading 12th goal of the season with just 7:27 left to play to give the Cedarville men’s soccer team a 2-1 victory over visiting Mercyhurst University Wednesday night.
The team found out Sept. 29 that it was ranked No. 24 in the nation in Division II men's soccer. This is the team's first time in the rankings since joining Division II in 2012.
The Yellow Jackets controlled much of the first half, but Mercyhurst’s bend-but-don’t-break defense let ...
Men’s Soccer Team Ties in Double Overtime, Home Opener
The Cedarville men’s soccer team played their home opener Tuesday evening against 16th-ranked Tiffin University, playing the visitors to a draw, 1-1.
The Jackets struck first in the 27th minute with senior Connor Gilmour’s seventh goal of the season. Defender Joe Davison, a senior, was credited with the assist.
Although the Jackets outshot the Dragons 5-3 in the first half, the Dragons outshot the Jackets 11-3 in the second half. Despite the low shot count, the Jacket’s offense ...