Football Vs. Concordia Cancelled

Football Vs. Concordia Cancelled

WATERTOWN, WI – The originally scheduled football competition for this Saturday, September 27, between Maranatha Baptist University and Concordia University Chicago has been cancelled. Due to an unusual and unforeseen series of injuries, Maranatha has forfeited the game to CUC. The team returns to action at home on Saturday, October 4, against Trinity Bible College. [Continue Reading...]

Lawrence Overwhelms Sabercats

Lawrence Overwhelms Sabercats

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – The Lawrence University Vikings and Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats football team squared off on Saturday night, under the lights, with the Vikings overcoming the Sabercats, 59-0. Senior receiver Jordan DeLay (Flint, MI) recorded six receptions for 52 yards, but it was Lawrence receiver Taylor Mandich whose seven receptions for 181 [Continue Reading...]

DeLay Performs Big in Sabercats Loss to Knights

DeLay Performs Big in Sabercats Loss to Knights

Box Score WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University football team’s season kicked off on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, under the direction of new head coach Nathan Spate, as the team displayed positive signs in a 63-24 loss to the Martin Luther Knights, in Watertown, Wisconsin. Maranatha responded to a scoring barrage of 22 points [Continue Reading...]

Alumni Day Recap

Alumni Day Recap

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha Baptist University’s annual Alumni Games featured wins by each University team against their familiar counterparts, the alumni, on Saturday afternoon. The women’s soccer team achieved a 2-0 lead in the first period courtesy of Anna Dahl, a freshman forward out of Woodville, Wisconsin, who scored both goals. The Alumni’s Alysha (Morris) [Continue Reading...]

Kennon Receives Preseason All-American Status, To Play in Bowl Game

Kennon Receives Preseason All-American Status, To Play in Bowl Game

WATERTOWN, WI – Maranatha Baptist University football player Ethan Kennon dominated the gridiron in 2013, and was richly rewarded with a selection to the USA College Football Division III Preseason All-American Team, earning a spot on the First Team Defense, along with 80 other Division III individuals across the nation. The award represents outstanding student-athletes [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...]

Football Enters Sabercats Era with Spate at Helm

Football Enters Sabercats Era with Spate at Helm

WATERTOWN, WI – The Maranatha Baptist University Athletics Department recently announced the hiring of Nathan Spate, a 1998 graduate of Maranatha, as head coach of the football team. “We are excited about the wealth of experience Nate brings to our coaching staff and football program,” Athletic Director Rob Thompson stated. “As an alumnus, Nate understands [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...]