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...]

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...]

Kennon Honored as NCAA DIII Tackling Leader

Kennon Honored as NCAA DIII Tackling Leader

WATERTOWN, Wis. — Junior football linebacker Ethan Kennon (Raleigh, NC) has recently been recognized as the NCAA DIII National Statistical Champion in tackles per game (15.8) for the 2013 regular season. For the ninth time in Maranatha’s history, and first ever at Maranatha Baptist University, a student-athlete has been recognized by the NCAA as the [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...]