STRONG POINTS

CEDARVILLE, Ohio – Megan McClish and Olivia Hoffman scored the goals as Cedarville handed defending champion G-MAC and No. 24 Ashland a 2-1 loss.

It was the Eagles’ first conference loss since joining the league in 2021.

McClish headed into a corner of Emily Walton in the fourth minute to get the hosts on the board earlier.

Hoffman made it 2-0 with a left-footed strike from the top of the box in the 31st minute with Payton Fraley assistant.

Ashland was kept at bay until he pulled one back in the 87th minute in a scramble in the box.

Brooke Ackley was called in for a save for the Lady Jackets, 4-2-1 overall and 3-1 G-MAC.

Stinger Notes:

  • McClish has scored twice this season, both on corner headers.
  • Hoffman scored his second goal of the year and 18th of his career.
  • The result ended the visitors’ five-game winning streak.
  • The Jackets had the advantage in total shots, 8-7, and on goal, 5-2.
  • Ashland entered the contest with a 15-0-2 G-MAC regular season record.
  • The Eagles handed CU three of their six losses last season.
  • AU leads the all-time series, 3-2.

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