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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 ...

Lady Jackets Soccer Drown Out Pioneers

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Lady Jackets easily dispatched the Malone Pioneers 4-0 on Saturday. The game was a much needed pick-me-up after their loss to Walsh, improving their record to 3-1 overall. “We just wanted to come out and give it our all, be first to every ball and really start connecting with each other,” midfielder Hannah Atkinson said, who produced two goals in the winning effort. Atkinson was not wrong about the Jackets' wanting to lay everything on the line in this ...

Van Dyck Miraculously Playing After Brain Surgery

by Tim Miller The most fateful tragedies in life rarely happen to you. Your neighbor’s house catches on fire, not yours. Your friend’s mother gets diagnosed with cancer, not your own. For most people, the momentous instant in life happens to someone else. For Cedarville soccer player Creslyn Van Dyck, an inauspicious occasion actually happened to her, rather than a classmate’s distant relative. Last fall, Van Dyck began feeling woefully ill and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. “I ...