Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at WI Lutheran

Cross Country Finishes Regular Season at WI Lutheran

WEST ALLIS, WI – Maranatha concluded their regular season competition with a strong showing at the Private College cross country championships, hosted by Wisconsin Lutheran College, on Saturday afternoon. On the men’s side, Caleb Wagner had a 19th place finish with a time of 28:43.8 in the 8K race, among 73 runners, while Michael Kluver [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Competes At Bethel College Invitational

Maranatha Competes At Bethel College Invitational

SOUTH BEND, IN – Surrounded by 16 teams for the women, and 13 teams for the men, Maranatha placed 10th and 12th respectively on Friday afternoon at the Bethel College Invitational in South Bend, Indiana. Running a 5K race this week, the women had 273 points for 10th place, and were just behind Midwest Region [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Women Finish 6th, Men Finish 13th

Cross Country Women Finish 6th, Men Finish 13th

MILWAUKEE, WI – The cross country team put forth their strongest race of the season to date, with several personal records on the season and a 6th place finish out of 16 teams at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational, while the men’s team finished 13th out of 16 teams on Saturday. “Both teams finished well despite [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Hosts Maranatha Invite

Cross Country Hosts Maranatha Invite

WATERTOWN, WI – The Sabercats cross country team hosted their first cross country meet since 2003 on Saturday, and with a smaller pool of runners, had three individuals from the women’s team finish in the top 10 and seven runners from the men’s team finish in the top 10. In the women’s race, sophomore Katie [Continue Reading...]

Wagner, Vander Pluym, Lead Sabercats At Ripon Invite

Wagner, Vander Pluym, Lead Sabercats At Ripon Invite

Results RIPON, WI – The Sabercats cross country team continued their strong start to the season at the Ripon College Invite, with a second place finish by the women’s and men’s teams on Saturday morning. Maranatha had two finishers with a top-three finish; sophomore Caleb Wagner (Sandusky, MI) with a third-place finish in the 8,000 [Continue Reading...]

Vander Pluym, Wama, Named Student Athletes of the Week

Vander Pluym, Wama, Named Student Athletes of the Week

WATERTOWN, WI – Cross Country sophomore Katie Vander Pluym (Whitewater, WI) received her first NCCAA DII Student Athlete of the Week award, after an impressive opening race, and men’s soccer sophomore Wira Wama (Papua New Guinea) was selected as the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Player of the Week. Vander Pluym posted a 36th [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Finishes Strong At Concordia Open

Cross Country Finishes Strong At Concordia Open

MEQUON, WI – The first official Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats cross country meet gave head coach Ruth Steinbart a reason for excitement, as the women’s team finished in ninth place, out of 16 teams, while the men’s team finished 13th out of 15 teams, at the Concordia University Wisconsin Open, in Mequon, Wisconsin. The women’s [Continue Reading...]

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

MBU Scholar Athletes Announced

WATERTOWN, 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 [Continue Reading...]

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

MBU, Pill Honored at NCCAA Banquet

WATERTOWN, WI – Each year, the NCCAA hosts an Annual Convention for member institutions to provide education and encouragement in its mission and schools, while giving recognition at the Hall of Fame Banquet, sponsored by SCORE International, on Friday, May 31. Maranatha Baptist University was recognized as the 2013-14 Sports Ministry, and Presidential Awards recipients, [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Men Finish 3rd, Women’s 4th in DII

Cross Country Men Finish 3rd, Women’s 4th in DII

Men’s Results Women’s Results CEDARVILLE, OHIO – The men’s and women’s cross country teams put a strong exclamation point to their season, finishing third and fourth respectively in Division II, at the NCCAA Nationals, hosted by Cedarville University, in Cedarville, Ohio. The women’s team finished just behind Toccoa Falls (3rd Place), with 112 points, and [Continue Reading...]