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 ...
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 ...
Sara Olivarez: Glorifying God Through Injury
By Tim Smith
On September 4, the Cedarville women’s soccer team took the field against West Virginia Wesleyan for the second game of the season. Sophomore Sara Olivarez started the match in the midfield for Cedarville, and she was ready to play her best. But late in the second half, Olivarez went down.
The problem was not evident right away, but something was wrong with her right leg. The expectations were optimistic that she would probably miss only two or three weeks of action. But ...
Lady Jackets Hopeful to Win G-MAC Tournament
By Abigail Hintz
The 2019 Cedarville women’s soccer regular season is winding down, which means the excitement for the postseason tournament is growing. At the time this article was written, the team was 11-5 overall and 10-2 in the G-MAC. They are in second place in the G-MAC, which allows them to host their first tournament game. The Lady Jackets won 10 of their last 11 matches, including each of their final eight.
Sophomore forward Aleah Martone said she is excited about the possibil...
Lady Jackets Take 5-0 Victory in Homecoming Game
By Abigail Hintz
The Lady Jackets had a dominating performance in their Homecoming game Saturday afternoon when they took down the Alderson Broaddus Battlers 5-0. It was a well-rounded performance from the Jackets with four different players getting on the board. Rachel Wiggins, Aleah Martone and Bex Valloney all got on the score board, as well as freshman Mary Kate Wyer who got her first two collegiate goals on Saturday. Cedarville is now 4-4 on the season and 3-1 in the G-MAC. The win ...
Women’s Soccer Beats ODU 1-0 in Dramatic Overtime Victory
By Abigail Hintz
The Lady Jackets opened their 2019 G-MAC season with an overtime 1-0 win over current G-MAC leaders Ohio Dominican University. Coming off of a similar 1-0 outcome over West Virginia Wesleyan, the Jackets move to 2-3 on the season with a 1-0 G-MAC record. Sophomore forward Aleah Martone scored the winning goal in the 99th minute on a penalty kick.
Goalkeeper Allison Garlock had a busy night but kept the clean sheet, facing 13 shots and six on goal. Forward Olivia Hoffman led ...
Lady Jackets Soccer Rocked by Grand Valley State
by Tim Smith
The Cedarville Lady Jackets knew they were facing a long and difficult battle against No. 2 Grand Valley State on Saturday afternoon. Grand Valley State won the match 5-0 in a hard-fought match.
Both defenses started strong, and the match was scoreless entering the 20th minute. But Grand Valley struck first in that time, taking the lead 1-0. The remaining 25 minutes of the half would stay scoreless, however, as both squads battled for possession.
The Lakers, though, would ...
Feet of the Faithful
Cedarville’s women’s soccer team uses its passion for the sport to witness to childeren in Costa Rica
by Joshua Stevens
Every four years, the Cedarville women’s soccer team takes the opportunity to go on a missions trip. This summer the team members visited Costa Rica where they impacted lives through the sport they love.
The team left Cedarville on July 26 and returned on Aug. 11. They spent most of their time in San José, the capitol of Costa Rica. They first visited a school in a ...
Women’s Soccer Keeps Rolling With Win Over Ursuline
by Abigal Hintz
The Cedarville Lady Jackets kept their winning streak rolling with a 1-0 defeat of Ursuline College on Saturday evening. Creativity was the name of the game that moved the team to 5-1 overall and 4-1 in the G-MAC, while also extending their winning streak to three.
Olivia Hoffman was the lone goal scorer, snatching her third goal of the season with a power shot from distance two minutes before the end of the first half.
Cedarville and Ursuline seemed fairly evenly ...
Lady Jackets Soccer Calm the Lake Erie Storm
by Tim Smith
Newton’s First Law states that an object in motion will stay in motion unless stopped by an immovable force. Though this rule doesn’t exactly apply to sports, the Cedarville Lady Jackets seemed to put it to use on Thursday night in a 4-0 win over the Lake Erie Storm.
Mackenzie Northcutt scored for the Lady Jackets in the fifth minute, putting Cedarville up 1-0 early in the game. Lake Erie pressured the Cedarville defense the entire game, but to no avail. Cedarville looked ...