2013 Cross-Country Preview

2013 Cross-Country Preview

The 2013 Maranatha cross-country team welcomes two new, joint head coaches to their team this year, Paul Zdroik (husband of MBBC trainer, Sarah Zdroik) and Ruth Steinbart (MBBC Athletic Administrative Assistant). Says Coach Ruth Steinbart of this year’s team, “We have 18 runners currently on this year’s team. An even mix of nine guys and [Continue Reading...]

Women’s Cross Country Takes 3rd At Ripon

Women’s Cross Country Takes 3rd At Ripon

Women’s Results Men’s Results RIPON, WI – The women’s team excelled at the Ripon Invitational on Saturday, placing third out of seven teams, while the men’s team took fifth place. The ladies totaled 100 points, behind only UW-Oshkosh (58) in 2nd place, and Ripon (39) in 1st place. Maranatha was led by sophomore Margo Watson [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Takes On Falcons At CUW Open

Cross Country Takes On Falcons At CUW Open

MEQUON, WI – Maranatha’s cross country team took to the grass on Saturday, with a season-opening dual against Concordia University Wisconsin and a fifth place individual finish from sophomore Margo Watson (Atlanta, Ga.). Watson, in her first meet as a Crusader, posted the fifth-best time, 12:41 in the two-mile race, five seconds off the first-place [Continue Reading...]

2012 Season Review: Cross Country

2012 Season Review: Cross Country

The 2012 cross country team had perhaps its best season in recent memory, setting multiple individual records throughout the season. The men’s team capped its season with a second place finish at the NCCAAII National Tournament in Kissimmee, Fla., while the ladies took fifth place. William O’Malley, and Lauren Stephens finished second and seventh respectively in [Continue Reading...]

Cross Country Men Take 2nd, Women, 5th

Men’s Results Women’s Results CEDARVILLE, Ohio – The Cross Country team finished strong at the 2012 NCCAA Nationals, as the men’s team took second place and the women’s team took fifth in Division II. Individually, the women’s team had all but one runner set personal records on the final race of the season. Senior Lauren [Continue Reading...]

Crusader Athletes Earn NAC All-Conference Awards

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Eight Crusader athletes were honored recently in the Northern Athletics Conference, with All-Conference Recognition for cross country, men’s, and women’s soccer, and volleyball. In cross country, William O’Malley (Rockford, Ill.) was named to the All-Northern Athletics Conference Cross Country Team after recording the fifth-fastest time at 26:53.8. On the women’s side, Lauren [Continue Reading...]

O’Malley, Stephens Earn NAC Honors

O’Malley, Stephens Earn NAC Honors

Men’s Results Women’s Results MEQUON, Wis. – The Crusaders’ William O’Malley ran his second-best race of the season, clocking in at 26:53.76 at the Cross Country Championships at CUW in Mequon, Wis. O’Malley was named to the All-Northern Athletics Conference Team afterwards, posting the fifth-fastest time in the conference. Senior Lauren Stephens (Chicago, Ill.) was [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Set Nine PR’s At WI Private College Championships

Women’s Results Men’s Results BELOIT, Wis. – The Crusaders were primed to go Saturday at the Wisconsin Private College Championships in Beloit, Wisconsin, setting nine personal records. The whole women’s team set personal records, with senior runner Lauren Stephens (Chicago, Ill.) leading the way with her new time of 25:02.80, good for 22nd place. Freshman [Continue Reading...]

Crusaders Finish Ninth At Warrior Inviational

Men’s Results Women’s Results WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Maranatha cross country team took ninth place at the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational, and senior runner William O’Malley (Rockford, Ill.) finished sixth, while two others set personal records. O’Malley crossed the finish line at a time of 27:03.6; six seconds shy of his personal record time of [Continue Reading...]