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...]

Peterson Reaches 1,000 In Pounding Of #2 OCU

Peterson Reaches 1,000 In Pounding Of #2 OCU

Box Score JOPLIN, MO – The women’s basketball team came out with one mission—to prove to everyone that the 2013 defending National Champions still had it in them, easily dispatching #2 Ohio Christian University, 77-51, on Thursday evening, in the NCCAA DII National Tournament, in Joplin, MO. The pace was slow in the opening minutes, [Continue Reading...]

Crusader Seniors Receive AD3I All-Independents Recognition

Crusader Seniors Receive AD3I All-Independents Recognition

WATERTOWN, WI – The women’s basketball team (11-14), had three players represent the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I), which selected their All-Independents Teams recently, as seniors Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, IL), Erin Steuerwald (Whitewater, WI), and Allison Schultz (Chillicothe, IL), were each recognized for their individual achievements, as well as guiding the team to an [Continue Reading...]

Peterson Wins NCCAA Student-Athlete Award

Peterson Wins NCCAA Student-Athlete Award

WATERTOWN, WI – Senior center Laci Peterson (Chillicothe, IL) was named the NCCAA DII Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week, after leading her team to the Midwest Region Tournament Title, this past weekend. Peterson averaged 21 points per game, nine rebounds, while chipping in 4.6 blocks per game, helped lead her team to an upset [Continue Reading...]

NCAA DIII Regional Wrestling Results

NCAA DIII Regional Wrestling Results

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – The wrestling team traveled to Augsburg College on Saturday, and received valuable experience, at the NCAA Division III West Regional, in Minneapolis, MN. Freshman James Warren (Watertown, WI) jumped into the 149 weight-class, and after a loss by fall in his first match to Jacob Long (Concordia-Moorhead), scored two points, in a [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Finish Cinderella Run, Grab 8th Straight Region Title

Crusaders Finish Cinderella Run, Grab 8th Straight Region Title

Box Score DUNBAR, WI – The women’s basketball team capped an improbable Midwest Region Tournament Cinderella run, by defeating #1 Grace Bible, 72-68, in come from behind fashion, to secure the 2014 NCCAA DII Midwest Region Championship on Saturday. Maranatha entered the tournament as the #3 seed, but pulled off impressive wins against the top [Continue Reading...]