While the increase of women in sports and the advancement of women’s sports in the media is apparent, there is still clear inequality.
The Taylor women’s basketball team was victorious over the Lancers of Grace (IN), with a score of 57-52 on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Senior guard Hope Custer said the win against Grace was produced by grit and quick adjustments they have learned over the season.
The Taylor women’s soccer team wrapped up their season with a loss against Bethel (IN) in the Crossroads League Tournament quarterfinals. The hard-fought battle went into double overtime after a 1-1 tie and ended in a 5-3 shootout.
In the first seven games of the season, Trojans women’s basketball went 3-4, falling to St.-Mary-of-the-Woods 78-64 on Nov. 11.
The No. 25 Trojans women’s soccer team clinched the third seed in the Crossroads League Tournament following their 6-2 win against Goshen on Saturday, Oct. 28.
Leading scorer and senior forward for the Taylor University women’s soccer team, senior Chloe Sena, is reflecting on the history that has led to her joy-filled final season with the Trojans.
“To Him be the glory.” This phrase is what leads the Taylor women’s soccer team into each game. The Trojans break every huddle in a way that shows their faith by shouting this one phrase together. This includes their game on Aug. 30th that finished as a 1-1 draw against the University of Northwest Ohio Racers (UNOH).
The Trojans have officially begun conference play, showing their focus and commitment to winning a bid for the NAIA tournament. Taylor’s women’s soccer team started and ended their nonconference play with a victory. Their out-of-conference slate started on Aug. 17 with a 5-0 win against Concordia and ended on Sept. 19 when they defeated Georgetown 4-0.