Boogher Named AD3I Player of the Week

Boogher Named AD3I Player of the Week

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University softball team put forth its first recipient for Association of Division III Independents Player of the Week, Emily Boogher, who fininshed with a high hitting percentage, and was an offensive catalyst at the Crusaders’ season-opening tournament, hosted by North Central University. Boogher batted .714 (10-14), and recorded a [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Close Out Tournament With Crown College Win

Crusaders Close Out Tournament With Crown College Win

Box Score (Crown) Box Score (NCU) Box Score (Martin Luther) PLYMOUTH, MN – Maranatha finished out their season-opening tournament, hosted by North Central University, with a win over Crown College in the 8:50 a.m. game, followed up by 19-9, and 14-2 losses, to North Central and Martin Luther, respectively. Maranatha pounded out 14 hits in [Continue Reading...]

Rams, Knights, Defeat Crusaders at Plymouth Creek Dome

Rams, Knights, Defeat Crusaders at Plymouth Creek Dome

Box Score (NCU) Box Score (Martin Luther) PLYMOUTH, MN – The Crusader softball team looks to shake off the rust, after an 8-1 loss against the North Central University Rams, and an 11-2 loss against the Martin Luther College Knights, in their season opening tournament, hosted by North Central University, at the Plymouth Creek Dome [Continue Reading...]

Peterson’s Career-Ending Quadruple-Double Grabs Weekly Award

Peterson’s Career-Ending Quadruple-Double Grabs Weekly Award

WATERTOWN, WI – Senior women’s basketball player Laci Peterson couldn’t have planned it any better. In her final game, she pieced together a staggering 16 points, 14 rebounds, 12 blocks and 10 assists, her first quadruple-double, en route to her second National Championship in three seasons, and has subsequently been named the NCCAA DII Student-Athlete [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Complete Cinderella Run, Grab Third Title

Crusaders Complete Cinderella Run, Grab Third Title

JOPLIN, Mo. — They say, “if the shoe fits, put it on.” The shoe is fitting quite nicely for the Cinderella Crusaders, with an improbable run that now includes back-to-back titles. The No. 7-seed didn’t dishearten, but rather fueled the reigning National Champions, as Maranatha earned its second straight and third overall NCCAA Women’s Division [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Reach Fourth Finals, Defeat Pensacola

Crusaders Reach Fourth Finals, Defeat Pensacola

Box Score JOPLIN, Mo. — The defending champions are set to defend, reaching their fourth straight Championship appearance, in underdog fashion, against #4 Arlington Baptist, on Saturday, at 7:00 p.m. Maranatha Baptist University will make its fourth straight NCCAA Women’s Division II National Basketball Championship game appearance and seek a second straight title Saturday following [Continue Reading...]

Moses, Crusaders, Grab AD3I Independent-Team Status

Moses, Crusaders, Grab AD3I Independent-Team Status

WATERTOWN, WI – Four Maranatha Baptist University men’s basketball athletes garnered recognition from The Associations of Division III Independents (AD3I), which released its 2014 All-Independents Teams, selected by coaches from member schools. Freshman guard Brady Moses burst on to the scene for the AD3I, by averaging 19 points, and 45% from both the field, and [Continue Reading...]