Stepping Up Their Game: JV to Varsity
The chasm between JV and varsity sports is much greater at the collegiate level than in high school. It takes more than determination, sacrifice, time and athleticism, although it still requires all of these elements, to move from junior varsity to varsity in college. It takes something more.
Ethan Lee, a senior finance major and forward on the soccer team, is another athlete who made his way from JV to varsity.
During his freshman year at Delaware’s Seaford High, Lee worked his way ...
Yellow Jackets Stumble Against Slippery Rock
The Cedarville men's soccer team fell to a talented Slippery Rock Saturday night, 5-2. Turnovers in the mid-field and fouls hurt the Jackets throughout the game.
Cedarville had 16 fouls and two yellow cards contrasted with seven fouls and one yellow card against Slippery Rock. The game started out well for the Jackets. Junior Connor Gilmour scored on a header in the seventh minute and Cedarville looked to be in control.
But the momentum quickly swayed to Slippery Rock. They scored three ...
Cedarville Dominates Gannon in men’s soccer
The Yellow Jackets’ defense set the tone for Tuesday's game as they defeated visiting Gannon University 2-0.
Cedarville took control of the game early, possessing the ball and advancing it frequently into the Golden Knights’ defensive third of the field. Just 13 minutes into the game, Cedarville scored its first goal, a strike to the bottom of the net by forward Christian Alexander. They continued to apply pressure for the rest of the first half, but were unable to add to their lead ...
Yellow Jackets Battle to Draw
The battle against visiting Lock Haven University Saturday night ended in a draw. The Cedarville men’s soccer team was on the offensive side for most of the 110 minutes played, but couldn’t manage to put one in the net.
Lock Haven played with a defensive game plan, often keeping nine men in the box. The Yellow Jackets outshot the Eagles 16-7 in regulation, not allowing an Eagles shot on goal. Cedarville narrowly missed several chances to score, most of their attempts sailing high over ...
Yellow Jackets Win Defensive Struggle
The Cedarville men’s soccer team got their first conference win of the season tonight, shutting out Kentucky Wesleyan University 1-0.
Cedarville controlled the ball in the first half, spending most of the time in Kentucky Wesleyan’s defensive third of the field, taking five shots to the Panther’s one. Despite their dominance, the Jackets were unable to put one in the back of the net and went into the half tied 0-0.
The second half continued much as the first had, with Cedarville ...
Late Goal Helps Yellow Jackets Battle to a Tie
Cedarville’s men’s soccer team rallied late tonight, battling Trevecca Nazarene University to a 2-2 tie in their G-MAC opener.
Down 2-1 to the Trojans with a minute left in regulation, the Yellow Jackets stepped up. Forward Ethan Lee bicycle kicked a cross from forward Connor Gilmour into the back of the net, tying the game with 59 seconds left. The game went into overtime, where both teams had chances to win, but strong keeper play and near misses left the game tied 2-2 at the end of the ...
Ethan Dewhurst Overcomes Injury to Anchor Jackets Defense
Cedarville men’s soccer goalkeeper Ethan Dewhurst anchored the Yellow Jackets on the defensive end, chalking up a school record of 10 shutouts during the 2013 season. But just five months before the season started, Dewhurst, who is currently a junior, was spending his days off the soccer field and in a wheelchair.
Dewhurst said he has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember, and just about everyone in his family enjoys soccer. For the past 20 years, a member of the Dewhurst family ...
Yellow Jackets Men’s Soccer Starts Season Strong
The Cedarville University men’s soccer team opened the 2014 season Thursday night, defeating Saint Joseph’s 4-0.
The Yellow Jackets wasted no time igniting their offense. Junior midfielder Zachary Harris headed in a cross from senior forward Connor Scott in the fourth minute. Scott was on the receiving end of a pass from junior Christian Alexander for a goal of his own nine minutes later. Joel Twinem added a third goal to Cedarville’s total off a pass from Ethan Shula, giving the ...
Faro Named Head Coach
Brett Faro has recently been named the men’s head soccer coach.
He was the interim head coach for the soccer team since July and has led the team to a 12-3-3 record in his first season. He has been an assistant coach with the Yellow Jackets for the past two seasons. Faro said he is excited for the future of the Yellow Jackets.
“I am very passionate about this program and the direction it is headed,” Faro said. “We desire to provide kids with the best possible Christian soccer ...
Cedarville Wins in Frigid Temperatures
The Cedarville University men’s soccer team won its 11th game of the season on Thursday night 2-0 against opponent Trevecca Nazarene. With game temperatures starting at 40 degrees, it was Cedarville’s coldest game of the season.
Scoring was slow, and it did not come easy against Trevecca Nazarene. Both goals were scored by sophomore Connor Gilmour in the second half of the game. Cedarville and Trevecca Nazarene played staunch defense during the first half of the contest. It took a while ...