MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

Head-Transparent-FullWATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department has released the 2013-14 MBU Scholar Athlete’s List, recognizing 44 athletes in 11 different sports, the most since the 2011-12 academic year.

Athletes must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA in both the fall and spring semesters while lettering in one intercollegiate sport. This criterion exceeds AD3I standards by requiring attendance in both semesters.

Football, volleyball and men’s soccer teams tied for the most athletes represented, at nine apiece, while women’s basketball and volleyball finished with the highest percentage of scholar athletes, at 60% and 56% respectively.

The Sabercats Athletes balanced excellence in the classroom with the rigors of athletics. Seven athletes recorded a 4.0 GPA, and 21 with at least a 3.75 GPA in both semesters while eight individuals competed in multiple sports.

2013-14 MBU Scholar Athletes Recipients:

Daniel AndersonMichael BaginPam BorchardtBridger Buchi
Savannah Buchi
Tanner CarilloJordan De LayJordan Dersch
Joseph GiovannucciEmilee HanselJason HudsonRandi Jaqua
Philip JukkolaRachel KiblerOliver KleinKyle Kutz
Megan LeafBrandon McCormickJames McKeeverJonathan McKeever
Jeremy McPhillipsJackson MillerShane MooreLaci Peterson
Taylor PillMegan RasmussenStacy ReinkeJulie Roer
Stacie RossShane SaxonBethany SchimkusErin Steuerwald
Samantha SwiatekAndrew TaylorEmily ThompsonNatascha Vinz
Caleb WagnerElijah WaltersMargo WatsonDavid Wenthold
Jonathan WentholdAnna Witan