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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 ...

Cedarville Opens Season With Overtime Thriller

by Abigail Hintz Mark Rowan made the difference for the Cedarville men's soccer team Saturday afternoon against Northwood University with a 107th-minute goal to put the Yellow Jackets up 2-1. The Jackets dominated possession for the entirety of the game, putting up 19 shots and eight on goal. Brett Faro was pleased with his team's performance, especially in the first half. "Really happy with the guys to not give in and find a way to get a result in the end," Faro said. "This early in the ...

Cedarville Soccer Alumni Start Semi-Professional Club

by Josh Decker Starting a soccer club is not a simple task. Starting a soccer club as recent college graduates with limited resources, experience, and time is even harder, but that is exactly what a group of friends in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is doing. The name of the club is the West Michigan Bearings and it is branded as an elite amateur/semi-professional team. The club will begin play soon and is set to compete in the Midwest Premier League (MWPL) starting this summer. The ambitious ...

Men’s Soccer Preview: Jackets Selected Preseason No. 1 in G-MAC

by Josh Decker Coming off a successful 2019-2020 regular season, the Cedarville men’s soccer team is focused on improving and having continued success in the 2020-2021 campaign. The long-awaited start of the season is a welcome sight after the fall season was cancelled and pushed to the spring due to COVID-19. Cedarville finished last season with an overall record of 12-3-8, and a 9-3-2 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) finish that was good enough to secure third place in the ...

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 ...

Chemistry Could Steer CU Women’s Soccer to Success

by Gwendolyn Peterson With a strong end to the preseason and an exciting 4-0 win in its first match, Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team is looking forward to the season ahead of them. Starting the year with no injured players and strong upperclassmen as well as freshmen, Jonathan Meade is beginning his second season as head coach with confidence. “It’s a super group of ladies that love God and want to glorify Him in what we do. And I think we’re going to give our fans ...

Young Players Could Help Cedarville Men’s Soccer

by Joshua Woolverton A new school year brings a new season for the Cedarville men’s soccer team. This year the team brings more maturity and experience to the table as they plan to win the G-MAC this year and improve on their 12-8-3 record from last year. “We had a lot of young guys play a lot of minutes last year,” head coach Brett Faro said. “Now we have these guys back that are stronger and more experienced than last year.” Faro expects his team to do all the little things ...

Lady Jackets Win Season Opener 4-0

By Joshua Woolverton Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team defeated Saginaw Valley State in their home opener Thursday night 4-0 in an out of conference game. Junior Alyssa Maillefer led the way scoring two goals less than two minutes apart. Cedarville head coach Jonathan Meade said the girls’ team came out to execute what they had trained for in this game. “They came ready to play and they took care of business and I’m really proud of them for that,” Meade said. ...

Lady Jackets Start Season Strong

Highlights from the Women's Soccer opener against Urbana. Video by Josh Burris Cedarville’s women’s soccer team started its first game of the season on a strong note, dominating the visiting Urbana Blue Knights 5-0 Thursday night. The Lady Jackets took control from the early moments of the game. They nearly scored multiple times with the Knight’s keeper providing a few crucial saves. But, the Jackets continued to pressure and possess the ball and were rewarded for their ...