37 Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Status

37 Sabercats Earn AD3I All-Academic Status

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Thirty-seven student-athletes from Maranatha Baptist University were named to the 2015-16 All-Academic Team from the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) this week. The 37-athlete tally was the second-highest of the competing institutions in the AD3I, and nearly matched MBU’s 41-athlete total from 2014-15. To earn the status of AD3I All-Academic, student-athletes [Continue Reading…]

96 Sabercats Garner Institutional Academic Listing

96 Sabercats Garner Institutional Academic Listing

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Just under 100 Student-Athletes were named to the President’s List or the Dean’s List at Maranatha Baptist University during the 2015-16 sports seasons. To qualify for each list, students must meet rigorous academic standards set by the Institution. 57% of all Sabercat student-athletes were named to one of the two lists. “It [Continue Reading…]

Morrison, Salscheider Wrap Up First Summer Camps

Morrison, Salscheider Wrap Up First Summer Camps

WATERTOWN, Wis. – Head Coaches Keith Salscheider and Clayton Morrison have wrapped up the opening weeks of summer camps for the Sabercats, as both basketball teams from MBU sought to improve the skillsets of some 116 campers. After hours spent on the court practicing technical fundamentals, defense, shooting, scrimmages, and more, the campers and counselors [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats, Anderson Garner NCCAA Recognition at 2016 Convention

Sabercats, Anderson Garner NCCAA Recognition at 2016 Convention

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At the annual NCCAA convention, the NCCAA recognized Daniel Anderson as the 2016  Male Game Plan 4 LIFE Character Award recipient while recognizing Maranatha Baptist University as the 2016 recipient of the NCCAA Presidential Award for Excellence. Anderson (pictured right with 2016 female recipient Tera Weyer) is the third Sabercat to receive the [Continue Reading…]

The NCCAA Announces New DII Regional Alignment

The NCCAA Announces New DII Regional Alignment

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The National Christian Colleges Athletics Association (NCCAA) has announced a new regional alignment, which will be effective for the 2016 fall sports seasons. The Sabercats will transition from the Midwest Region – in which they won 53 regional titles – to the newly-named North Region, which is a partial combination of the Midwest [Continue Reading…]

Six Sabercats Receive All-AD3I Recognition

Six Sabercats Receive All-AD3I Recognition

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Four players from the Sabercats Men’s Basketball Team and a duo from the Women’s Team were named to the All-Independent Teams from the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) last week. Senior guard David Wenthold (Atkinson, Ill.) garnered second-team honors after his impressive displays of three-point shooting (40.7 – 4th in the [Continue Reading…]

2015-16 Men’s Basketball Season Review

2015-16 Men’s Basketball Season Review

Related Links: Men’s Basketball Team Page Men’s Basketball Photos AD3I Home Page NCCAA DII Basketball Home Page Summary For just the second time since 1999, the Sabercats posted 13 wins in a season. The Sabercats’ 2015-16 season was filled with excitement and accomplishment alike for a young team that boasted only two seniors, as a 10-2 home record [Continue Reading…]

Johnson, Wenthold Conclude Season with Weekly Honors

Johnson, Wenthold Conclude Season with Weekly Honors

Related Links Sabercats Women’s Basketball Sabercats Men’s Basketball AD3I Homepage NCCAA Homepage WATERTOWN, Wis. – After the disappointing losses in both of the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournaments, the Sabercats’ Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams had a bright spot to end their seasons, as Alexis Johnson and David Wenthold were named Student-Athletes of the Week. Alexis [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Succumb to Dominant Tigers in Regional Championship

Sabercats Succumb to Dominant Tigers in Regional Championship

WATERTOWN, Wis.- After their exciting victory over the Archers of Moody Bible Institute in the 2016 NCCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal, the Sabercats could not overcome the perennial NCCAA powerhouse of Grace Bible College, falling 49-79 to the dominant Tigers in the Regional Championship. David Wenthold led the Sabercats with 15 points, but the polished Tigers never trailed [Continue Reading…]

Sabercats Upend Archers in Electric Semifinal

Sabercats Upend Archers in Electric Semifinal

WATERTOWN, Wis.- In front of a raucous crowd on their home floor, the Sabercats held off a late Archers charge to secure a nine-point win in the NCCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal, triumphing over Moody Bible Institute by a score of 80-71. Wes Wagner and Zach Terpstra led the Sabercats with 13 and 12 points respectively as [Continue Reading…]