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...]

Watson, Kluver, Lead Crusaders At WI Private College Championships

Watson, Kluver, Lead Crusaders At WI Private College Championships

Men’s Results Women’s Results MEQUON, WI – Maranatha’s Michael Kluver (Sauk Centre, MN) and Margo Watson (Atlanta, GA) helped guide both the men’s and women’s cross country teams to 10th place finishes at the Wisconsin Private College Championships, hosted by Concordia University Wisconsin, with a 62nd and 31st place respectively. Kluver, who finished with a [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Men Take 11th, Women’s Places 13th

Cross Country Men Take 11th, Women’s Places 13th

SOUTH BEND, IN – The cross country team traveled to South Bend, Indiana, to take on host institution Bethel College, Moody Bible Institute, and Judson University, among other institutions, at the Bethel College Invitational on Friday. The women’s team took 13th place with 395 team points and an average time of 24:05.2 in the 5,000 [Continue Reading...]

Watson Earns Second Student-Athlete Award

Watson Earns Second Student-Athlete Award

WATERTOWN, WI – Sophomore runner Margo Watson (Atlanta, GA) was once again named the NCCAAII Student-Athlete of the Week, for her race this past Saturday at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Warrior Invitational. This marks the second week in a row the sophomore out of Atlanta, GA has earned the award, after posting a time of [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Keep Pace At Warrior Invitational

Crusaders Keep Pace At Warrior Invitational

Men’s Results Women’s Results MILWAUKEE, WI – The Maranatha Crusader cross country team resumed action against 28 other teams at the Wisconsin Lutheran College Invitational, held on Saturday afternoon. The women’s team once again received strong performances from sophomore runner Margo Watson (Atlanta, GA), and Kimberly Richerson (Elmwood, IL), who had a 26:39.1, and 28:36.8 [Continue Reading...]