Soccer 18 results

Cedarville Improves to 2-1-0 in the GMAC with Win Over Trevecca

By: Alan Brads The Cedarville University men’s soccer team squeezed by the Trevecca Nazarene University Trojans 1-0 on September 15.  Jake Johnson netted the lone goal off a penalty kick in the 63rd minute. As soon as the head referee blasted his whistle and pointed to the penalty mark, Johnson confidently strolled to his starting spot to take the kick. “I went into the game already thinking about where I would put the penalty kick if we got one,” Johnson said. “I ...

Cedarville Men’s Soccer Opens Conference Play with Win

By: Allan Brads The Cedarville University men’s soccer team outlasted the Northwood Timberwolves by a score of 2-1 on September 8.  The victory boosts the Yellow Jackets to an undefeated 3-0-1, while handing Northwood the first defeat of their inaugural season as a member of the GMAC, a not-so-warm welcome for the Timberwolves. “We knew they were a great team who would hang around and put up a fight,” said Cedarville head coach Brett Faro. “But there was a lot of quality play ...

How Three Missionaries Spread the Gospel Message Using a Small Leather Ball

by Chris Karenbauer It was the summer of 2018. Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team went on a mission trip to Costa Rica. Through Global Outreach, they connected with a mission organization called Thrive Vision, which organized games between Cedarville and professional soccer teams. Lauren Lichty was a junior at the time. At the beginning of their mission trip, they played the University of Costa Rica, a professional women’s soccer team. But as memorable as it was to play a ...

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, ...

Cedarville Upsets No. 14 Ohio Dominican on Homecoming Weekend

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a strong performance Saturday afternoon to polish off a 1-0 victory over visiting No. 14 Ohio Dominican on homecoming weekend. The victory improves the Jackets’ record to 5-2-1 this season, including a solid 3-0 record at home. “I thought the guys played hard and played together. When you get a shutout, it’s really important and it is a big lift for the backline,” head coach Brett Faro said. From the opening kickoff, it was ...

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 ...

Freshman Isaacs Leads Jackets to Big Win Over Tiffin

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a strong outing Thursday night against visiting Tiffin to secure a 4-0 victory. The win improves Cedarville’s record to 4-1 this season and 1-1 in conference play. Freshman forward Jackson Isaacs had a fantastic night, scoring the Jackets’ first goal of the game in the 12th minute and following it up with another goal in the 67th minute. The brace made up his first and only shots and goals with the Yellow Jackets. “I couldn’t be ...

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 ...