Crusaders Stifle Red Lions In Rematch

Ohio Christian (Box Score) Lincoln Christian (Box Score) KISSIMMEE, Fla. – In a rematch of Region champions, Maranatha and runner-up Lincoln Christian, the Crusaders clicked on all cylinders with accurate, timely hitting, and stingy defense for a 3-0 sweep. Maranatha held a 16-8 lead in set one, before Lincoln roared back on the serves of Emily [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Defeat Lincoln For Region Title

Crusaders Defeat Lincoln For Region Title

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Crusaders found themselves in a familiar position, defeating the Lincoln Christian Red Lions, 3-2 on Saturday afternoon, to return to the National Tournament in Kissimmee, Fla. on November 7-10. Maranatha built a 2-0 lead before Lincoln rallied to tie the set, and even held a 6-0 advantage in the fifth [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Set For Region Championship Rematch Against Northland

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The women’s soccer team advanced to the NCCAAII Midwest Region Championship match with a 5-1 win over Lincoln University on Friday afternoon. The Crusaders advance to the NCCAAII Midwest Region Championship Match against a familiar foe, Northland International. Last year, the women’s team lost 1-0 in a shootout after two overtimes. [Continue Reading…]

Steinhaus’ Second Hat Trick Fuels 6-0 Victory

LINCOLN, Ill. – Maranatha pummeled Lincoln with 34 shots, and senior midfielder Allison Steinhaus (Winston Salem, N.C.) notched her second hat trick of the season in a 6-0 rout of the Lincoln Red Lions on Saturday afternoon. Steinhaus scored the first two goals of the game on assists by midfielders Katie Foy (Columbia City, Ind.) and [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Fall To Rams, Garrison Reaches 100th Hit

Box Score (Game 1) Box Score (Game 2) COON RAPIDS, Minn. – The Crusaders defeated Lincoln Christian 4-3 in an elimination game, but watched their bid for an NCCAAII World Series disappear with a 3-0 loss to North Central. Maranatha held a 3-2 lead in the third inning thanks to an RBI single by Joel [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders Defeat Lincoln, Lose to Rams In Regional Openers

Box Score (Game 1) Box Score (Game 2) COON RAPIDS, Minn. – The Crusaders opened the NCCAAII Regional Tournament in Coon Rapids with a 3-2 win against Lincoln followed by a 4-2 loss to North Central. In their first game, junior pitcher Craig Lawson (Independence, Mo.) pitched a complete game and Maranatha overcame a 2-0 [Continue Reading…]

Crusaders now 3-1 in win over Lincoln

DUNBAR, Wis. – The Crusaders finished the Regional Tip-Off with a spotless 3-0 record, in a 73-45 win over Lincoln Christian. Sophomore guard Erin Steuerwald (Whitewater, Wis.) led the Crusaders with 11 points and six rebounds. Junior guard Hallie Nelson (Rockford, Ill.) finished with 10 points and two steals while junior guard Autumn Peotter had [Continue Reading…]