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The Journey to Becoming a Yellow Jacket

By Grace Mowery For potential college athletes looking to don a Cedarville jersey and dominate in the name of Jesus, recruiting is a long and often surprising journey. Recruiting usually begins with a coach’s interest in a player. Jason Smith, the women’s head basketball coach, moved to Cedarville in 2021 and soon started recruiting players for his new school. When he transitioned from Bryan College to Cedarville, he started searching for athletes with Division I talent willing to play ...

Women’s Soccer Recap: Lady Jackets Reach NCAA Tournament

by Josh Decker The Cedarville women’s soccer team rounded out a successful season with an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament before ultimately falling just short to No. 1 Grand Valley State by a score of 2-1 in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional. The Lady Jackets finished the 2021 season with an overall 12-6-2 record, including a sparkling 11-2-1 in G-MAC conference play. Entering the year, Cedarville was picked fourth in the G-MAC Preseason Coaches Poll, but with a talented ...

Lady Jackets Clinch No. 2 Seed in G-MAC Tournament

by Josh Decker In a game of high stakes and G-MAC tournament implications, the Cedarville Lady Jackets secured a 1-0 victory over visiting Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night. Cedarville finishes the regular season with an 11-4-2 record, including a dominant 11-2-1 conference record. With the win, the Lady Jackets jumped Findlay in the G-MAC regular season standings to finish in second place, earning a first-round bye in the upcoming tournament. “Tonight’s win was a big one for us,’ ...

Hoffman Returns with an Assist in Win Over Malone

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Lady Jackets secured a solid 2-0 victory over a winless Malone side on Thursday night. The result improves the Jackets’ record to 7-4-1 this season, including a dominant 7-2 G-MAC record. Olivia Hoffman made her season debut after struggling with injury last season and the start of this season. “I just felt really grateful and excited to be back out there playing,” remarked Hoffman. “I was reminded of what an opportunity it is.” Both teams ...

Ashland Snaps Lady Jackets’ Win Streak

by Grace Mowery On Saturday night under the lights, the Ashland University Eagles ended the Cedarville Lady Jackets’ three-game win streak with a heartbreaker in the final minute of the game. The strong defensive play, headlined by junior goalkeeper Jocelyn Gross’ five saves, fell short on the lone goal scored in the game. Ashland remains at the top of the G-MAC standings after the result while Cedarville sits in third. Ashland dominated Cedarville offensively throughout the first half, ...

Northcutt’s Stunner Leads Jackets to 3-0 Win Over Ursuline

by Grace Mowery Coming off a dramatic 5-2 win against Tiffin, the Cedarville Lady Jackets defeated the Ursuline College Arrows 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in front of a homecoming crowd. Cedarville is now 5-3-1 overall with a promising 5-1-0 record in the G-MAC which has them sitting at third in the conference. Both teams had a quiet first half, although Cedarville played solid defense, led by senior Mackenzie Northcutt, and pressured Ursuline throughout the half. Cedarville came up with five ...

Lady Jackets Rally from Deficit to Top Tiffin

by Josh Decker On Tuesday night, the Cedarville Lady Jackets overcame an early two-goal deficit to top Tiffin University 5-2 in a hard-fought match. The victory improves the Jackets’ record to 4-3-1 this season, including an impressive 4-1 record at home. “Tiffin came ready to play and caught us on our heels, but I’m really proud of the team and how we responded and just kept working,” head coach Jonathan Meade said. From the opening kickoff, Tiffin brought the intensity. Only ...

Lady Jackets Edge Out Lake Erie in Overtime

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Lady Jackets pulled out a thrilling 1-0 overtime victory against visiting the Lake Erie College Storm Thursday night in a hard-fought game. With the win, the Jackets’ improve their record to 3-2-1 overall and 3-0 in the G-MAC. Freshman Addie Erslan sent a great shot screeching past Lake Erie goalkeeper Megan Biddell to secure the result for the Lady Jackets in the 98th minute. Junior Mary Kate Wyer, who had three shots on goal in the match and kept continued ...

Lady Jackets Drop Tight Battle to No. 25 Lee

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville women’s soccer dropped a hard-fought match to No. 25 Lee University Saturday afternoon in their second home game of the season. The Jackets are now 0-2-1, still looking for their first win of the season while the Flames leave Cedarville unbeaten with their third straight win. Lee’s roster had full energy, even on the bench. Their sound drowned out the Jackets and their early aggression and energy paid off when they pulled out their first goal in just the 9th ...

Women’s Soccer Preview: Lady Jackets Looking To Build On Last Season’s Success

by Abigail Hintz 462 days after the Cedarville women’s soccer team last set foot on the field, the Lady Jackets will compete once again as the 2020-21 season gets underway on Saturday, March 13. The season will open against reigning Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) champions, Walsh, who also happen to be the team’s last loss. The G-MAC made the decision in August to push fall sports to the spring due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. For ...