A Balancing Act
Matt Brooker began the 2013-2014 school year knowing it would be one of the craziest yet most exciting times of his life. The Cedarville senior was entering his final year of college running, would be starting full-time work during the second semester and was expecting his first child in March.
Brooker entered his final cross country season looking to improve on his 41st place finish at the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championships. He started the season by winning three of his first four ...
Jason Vaults for Jesus
Jason Scott is the new assistant coach for the Cedarville track and field team, but his story reaches much further than that of an accomplished athlete. Scott was a high school state champion in the pole vault but chose to come to Cedarville rather than one of the three NCAA Division I universities that tried to recruit him.
During the indoor season of his freshman year of college, Scott, who won an Ohio high school state championship by clearing a height of 15 feet 2 inches, failed to clear ...
Accident Changes Runner’s Perspective
On March 29, a Cedarville track runnerran 29:52 for 10 kilometers, meeting the qualifying standard for the NCAA Division II National Championships for track and breaking the previous school record of 30:01 held by 2003 graduate Sergio Reyes.
On March 30, that same runner, Matt Brooker, was rear-ended as he drove home from a track meet at Cedarville, leaving him with a broken scapula, a serious concussion and an uncertainty of whether he would beable to race at the national meet in May.